Regional Government Affairs Update February 26, 2020 🏡

In this issue… LOCAL Boulder County Boulder Council Passes Construction, Energy Code Updates 2020 Priorities Longmont Ordinance to Prohibit Residential Metro Districts Passes First Reading Broomfield City/County Council Passes Inclusionary Housing on First Reading Larimer County  Fort Collins Montava Project Receives More Approvals  Land Bank Purchase Approved  Weld County Council Appoints Ross  COLORADO ASSOCIATION OFContinue reading “Regional Government Affairs Update February 26, 2020 🏡”

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 🐦”

Regional Government Affairs Update January 27, 2020🌞 🌁 🚗

  In this issue… LOCAL Boulder County Boulder Council Discusses Construction, Energy Code Updates Erie Trustees Approve Carriage Houses Larimer County Oil and Gas Taskforce Submits Draft Rules Berthoud Election is April 7 Trustees Give Preliminary Approval to Mountain Avenue Overlay District  Fort Collins Preliminary Approval for Montava Hughes Stadium Rezoning Delayed Again Loveland TentativeContinue reading “Regional Government Affairs Update January 27, 2020🌞 🌁 🚗”

Regional Government Affairs Update December 12, 2019 ❄🎉🎊

    In this issue… LOCAL Boulder County Highway 119 Update Longmont Council to Consider Metro District Policy Change Larimer County Septic Transfer of Title Inspections Fort Collins Council Moves Forward with Plan to Preserve Mobile Home Parks  Loveland Samson Joins City Council Weld County Greeley Zasada Wins! Hall Elected Mayor Pro Tem STATE NewContinue reading “Regional Government Affairs Update December 12, 2019 ❄🎉🎊”

Government Affairs: Boulder

September 13, 2019 Council Gives Final Approval to Ballot Measures On September 3 the Boulder City Council on Tuesday gave final approval to send several real estate-related measures to the November ballot. One question will ask permission to extend a sales tax to support open space and the other would allow the City to takeContinue reading “Government Affairs: Boulder”

Government Affairs: Boulder

July 25, 2019 Pilot Program for Middle Income Downpayment Assistance On July 23 the City Council agreed on guidelines for a $10 million pilot downpayment assistance program designed to help middle-income residents buy homes. The pilot is part of the City’s 2016 Middle Income Housing Strategy and resulted from a proposal crafted by Councilmembers BobContinue reading “Government Affairs: Boulder”

Government Affairs: Boulder

June 7, 2019 Council Backs Off Home Size Caps On May 28, Boulder’s City Council continued its discussion concerning a trend in north Boulder in which smaller homes are demolished on larger lots in order to build new, bigger homes. In essence, Council wanted to consider single-family home size restrictions and zoning possibilities for allowingContinue reading “Government Affairs: Boulder”

Government Affairs: Greeley

April 10, 2019 Historic Preservation Revisions Approved On April 2 the Greeley City Council voted unanimously to approve an ordinance that creates a new chapter in the Development Code covering historic preservation regulations. Greeley Area REALTOR® Association Chair Liberty Gerold spoke during the public hearing, asking the Council to require a super-majority to approve non-ownerContinue reading “Government Affairs: Greeley”

Government Affairs Update: Boulder

  February 19, 2019 Council Revises STR Regulations Boulder’s City Council approved changes to the City’s short-term rental (STR) ordinance. According to staff, there are currently an astounding 891 short-term rental licenses in Boulder with an additional 250 new applications submitted every year. Short-term rentals have been regulated in Boulder since 2015. The revisions willContinue reading “Government Affairs Update: Boulder”

Government Affairs Update: Boulder

      January 25, 2019   Housing Affordability A Top Issue for Residents On January 22 the City Council discussed the results of the 2018 community survey. Not surprisingly, affordability was listed as one of the City’s top challenges. As the City’s consultants wrote, “One of the biggest challenges found in this survey wasContinue reading “Government Affairs Update: Boulder”