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

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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

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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

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

Government Affairs: Longmont

May 9, 2019 Council Reviews Main Street Plan At its May 7thmeeting the City Council had the opportunity to review and provide feedback on the Main Street Corridor Plan, which has been in progress since Spring 2018. The corridor plan is assessing land use, transportation, market needs, and opportunities for improvements to the Main St.… Continue reading Government Affairs: Longmont

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

Government Affairs: Longmont

April 10, 2019 Manufactured Homes Won’t Be Taxed The Longmont City Council agreed in principle that it doesn’t want to require buyers of manufactured homes to pay sales tax. Because these homes are classified as “tangible personal property” and not “real property,” in theory buyers should pay city sales tax. Boulder County has not charged… Continue reading Government Affairs: Longmont

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

Government Affairs: Longmont

March 26, 2019 Incentives for Affordable Housing On March 19 the City Council gave final approval to an ordinance amending Longmont’s Municipal Code regarding affordable housing development incentives. The Council revised the incentives to align them with the Inclusionary Housing Ordinance (IHO) passed in December 2018. The ordinance is now consistent with the provisions of… Continue reading Government Affairs: Longmont