Regional Government Affairs Update March 16, 2022 🍀

This update includes good news on issues such as rental licensing and metro district disclosures. Those public policy victories didn’t just happen. Hard work was needed by members of the real estate industry and their allies. As a reminder, ballots for the April municipal elections were mailed this week for statutory towns like Berthoud, Eaton, Erie, Timnath, Wellington, Milliken, Windsor, and Johnstown.

Regional Government Affairs Update March 1, 2022 🌱

The North Weld County Water District’s water tap moratorium and the Town of Severance’s subsequent building permit moratorium have been hot topics in the Northern Colorado real estate community lately. Severance is an epicenter of new home construction in our area. The moratoria brought this vital growth to a stop.

Regional Government Affairs Update February 1, 2022 🌝

It’s time to start your homework so you’re prepared for the 2022 elections.

The date for the Colorado Primary is June 28; our general election is scheduled for November 8.

Regional Government Affairs Update January 25, 2022 ❄

In the aftermath of the horrific Marshall fire, the BOLO REALTORS® put together a fabulous panel discussion on how to assist the fire victims. The panelists also spoke about how real estate agents can help clients prepare for future disasters.

Regional Government Affairs Special Election Update Nov. 4, 2021 🌄

Colorado voter turnout for Tuesday’s election was low, about 35 percent. Since several of our local elections are very close, we may not know the final results for a while because November 10 is the last day to cure discrepancies and tally military and overseas ballots, and November 29 is the last day to forContinue reading “Regional Government Affairs Special Election Update Nov. 4, 2021 🌄”

Regional Government Affairs Update February 6, 2020 🐦

    In this issue… LOCAL Boulder County Boulder ADU Changes Approved Erie  Steady Growth in New Homes Competitive Election in Erie Lafayette City Updates Comp Plan Longmont Christensen Calls for Radon Disclosure Council to Consider Repeal of Residential Metro Districts Louisville Council’s 2020 Work Plan Broomfield City/County Broomfield Poised to Consider Inclusionary Housing OrdinanceContinue reading “Regional Government Affairs Update February 6, 2020 🐦”

Government Affairs: Berthoud

June 7, 2019 Growth in Berthoud There’s a lot going on in Berthoud. Recently Planning Director Curt Freese and Economic Development Director Walt Elish briefed the Loveland-Berthoud Association of REALTORS® on new development in town. Freese said 521 single-family homes were built last year. This growth spurt prompted concern among some members of the communityContinue reading “Government Affairs: Berthoud”

Government Affairs: Berthoud

April 10, 2019 Trustees Approve Plat for Harvest Ridge Berthoud is continuing to add more residential rooftops. Formerly known as Arbor Ridge, Harvest Ridge was annexed into Berthoud last year. The property is located west of Larimer County Road 17 (Berthoud Parkway) and south of Ludlow Farms and totals 39.25 acres. The new proposal would consistContinue reading “Government Affairs: Berthoud”

Governmental Affairs Local Update Larimer County: Thompson School Board Approves Ballot Language

Larimer County Thompson School Board Approves Ballot Language The Thompson School Board approved ballot language for a $13.8 million mill levy override and a $149 million bond for the November election. The bond will pay for upgrading school building safety, security and fire alarm systems, tackling backlogged maintenance, building a new kindergarten through eighth-grade schoolContinue reading “Governmental Affairs Local Update Larimer County: Thompson School Board Approves Ballot Language”

Berthoud: Mulvihill Wins Special Election

Steve Mulvihill, a retired businessman with military experience, decisively won the August 9 special election in Berthoud, taking 49 percent of the vote in the three candidate race. This ends the saga which began in April when Pete Cowdin ran unopposed for mayor but resigned the day he was supposed to be sworn in. Now, withContinue reading “Berthoud: Mulvihill Wins Special Election”