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Government Affairs: Longmont

September 13, 2019 LAR Announces City Council Candidate Endorsements The Longmont Association of REALTORS® Board of Directors has confirmed the recommendations from the Government Affairs Committee to support the following candidates in the 2019 City Council election. Mayor Brian Bagley - Brian served eight years on City Council before being elected mayor in 2017. He is… Continue reading Government Affairs: Longmont

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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 take… Continue reading Government Affairs: Boulder

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Government Affairs: Longmont

July 25, 2019 Council Discusses Wildlife Plan The City Council discussed revisions to the Wildlife Management Plan (WMP) on July 16 but made so many changes that it will have to come back before the Council again for final adoption. The Council was particularly concerned with the impact of development on wildlife, in particular setting… Continue reading Government Affairs: Longmont

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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 Bob… Continue reading Government Affairs: Boulder

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Boulder, Govt Longmont

Government Affairs: Longmont

July 12, 2019 Development Moratorium Nixed On June 25 Councilmember Joan Peck made a motion to lift the development moratorium in Longmont, but since the Council had never actually imposed a moratorium, the motion was unnecessary, said Mayor Brian Bagley. Peck said she’d heard concerns from developers that prompted her to make the motion. Councilmember… Continue reading Government Affairs: Longmont

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Boulder

Government Affairs: Boulder County

July 12, 2019 Oil and Gas Moratorium It didn’t take long for the County to change its mind about an oil and gas moratorium. In anticipation of a new drilling application from Crestone Peak Resources, last week the Boulder County Commissioners voted unanimously to adopt an emergency moratorium on processing applications from oil and gas operators. “Oil… Continue reading Government Affairs: Boulder County

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Boulder, Govt Longmont

Government Affairs: Longmont

June 20, 2019 Affordable Apartment Project Generates Opposition The Kinzie multi-family project proposed for the intersection of Kimbark Avenue and Buckley Drive provides a test for the City Council’s resolve regarding affordable housing. The project would include 44 small for rental units in a three-story building. The developers intend to deed-restrict ten of the units… Continue reading Government Affairs: Longmont

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Boulder, Govt 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 allowing… Continue reading Government Affairs: Boulder