Berthoud: Annexation Hearing Delayed

The annexation hearing for a 75-acre parcel known as Heron Pointe on the south side of SW 42nd Street (LCR 14) was postponed by the Town of Berthoud due to a procedural snafu. Some area residents have expressed concerns about the plans, requesting the denial of the annexation because of strains on area infrastructure, increasedContinue reading “Berthoud: Annexation Hearing Delayed”

Berthoud Voters Want Change of Direction

Citizens for a Better Berthoud (CBB) was successful in convincing voters to be skeptical of the Town’s current leadership. Incumbent trustees Dick Shepard and Thomas Jones were not re-elected. However at the same time, CBB’s de facto leader, Jeff Hindman lost his second attempt to join the Board of Trustees. Two candidates supported by Loveland-BerthoudContinue reading “Berthoud Voters Want Change of Direction”

Berthoud to Wait on Changes to Growth Map

Berthoud’s attorney asked the Planning Commission to separate revisions to the Town’s GMA map from the Comprehensive Plan revisions until an Intergovernmental Agreement can be signed with Larimer County. Bell said the Town needed time to finish an acceptable agreement with the County to make sure “transitional” or overlapping areas of interest are identified. NoContinue reading “Berthoud to Wait on Changes to Growth Map”

Berthoud Town Revising Comprehensive Plan

Berthoud is in the process of revising its Comprehensive Plan, a document that is required by State statute and provides vision and guidance for Berthoud’s future. The Comp Plan is not meant to be a static document; it is a tool that is updated as the town grows. The 2013 Comp Plan Update was draftedContinue reading “Berthoud Town Revising Comprehensive Plan”

Berthoud Ballot Questions

On Tuesday Feb. 11 the Board of Trustees approved the language to add two annexation questions to the April 1 ballot. The question regarding the fate of the 80-acre Haworth property will be listed as question 241. The question that would require voter approval of all annexations outside Berthoud’s 2012 growth management area (GMA) willContinue reading “Berthoud Ballot Questions”

Voters to Determine How Berthoud Grows

Growth has always been a contentious issue in Berthoud and once again voters will have the final say. Two petitions focused on annexation were submitted and notarized by the town clerk and the Board of Trustees made the decision on Jan. 14 to put both petition questions on the April 1 ballot. The 80-acre HaworthContinue reading “Voters to Determine How Berthoud Grows”

About the Haworth Annexation

The Haworth annexation was approved by the Berthoud Board of Trustees at its Oct. 22 meeting by a 5-2 vote. The property is located northwest of the Larimer County Road 19 and Highway 56 intersection, west of Berthoud. CBB opposes a density higher than what would be allowed by Larimer County (35 lots on aContinue reading “About the Haworth Annexation”

Group Pressuring Town to Revoke Annexation

A citizens’ group behind a referendum petition seeking to repeal the Haworth annexation has enough signatures to move forward. The group supporting the petition, Citizens for a Better Berthoud (CBB), says it acquired nearly 400 signatures, more than double the amount needed, to get the referendum on a future ballot where voters would decide ifContinue reading “Group Pressuring Town to Revoke Annexation”

Berthoud Moves Forward with Historic District

Berthoud’s Historic Preservation Advisory Committee received approval from the Board of Trustees to begin the process to create a historic residential district in Berthoud. This is a public process that involves community outreach to ascertain property owners’ interest. If interest is sufficient, a grant from the State would help fund a survey of historic homesContinue reading “Berthoud Moves Forward with Historic District”

Save the Date! Flood Relief Benefit Dec. 3

IRES is bringing nationally acclaimed economist Elliot Eisenberg to Northern Colorado for a benefit to assist victims of the September floods. Eisenberg is an amazingly gifted public speaker that specializes in making the arcana and minutia of economics fun relevant and educational. He typically speaks about economic forecasts, economic impact of homebuilding, consequences of governmentContinue reading “Save the Date! Flood Relief Benefit Dec. 3”