Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Larimer, Govt Fort Collins

Government Affairs: Fort Collins

March 08, 2019 FCBR Announces City Council Endorsements Following candidate interviews by a committee of FCBR members, the Association’s Board of Directors approved recommendations to endorse four candidates: Incumbent Mayor Wade Troxell, REALTOR® Adam Eggleston (District 2), incumbent Kristin Stephens (District 4) and Emily Gorgol (District 6). FCBR is not endorsing any candidates running for… Continue reading Government Affairs: Fort Collins

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Larimer, Govt Fort Collins

Government Affairs Update: Fort Collins

February 20, 2019 KFCG Approved for April Ballot As expected, the City Council approved ballot language for the April 2ndmunicipal election asking voters to extend the Keep Fort Collins Great (KFCG) .85 sales tax. In previous discussions this winter, the Council decided to split the sales tax revenue into two parts. If approved by the… Continue reading Government Affairs Update: Fort Collins

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Larimer

Government Affairs Update: Larimer County

February 20, 2019 Commissioners Reject Thornton Pipeline Request On February 11, the Larimer County Board of Commissioners denied the City of Thorton’s 1041 application for a pipeline to move 30,000 acre-feet of water owned by Thorton from a reservoir north of Fort Collins to the Denver suburb. 1041 powers, approved by the Colorado legislature in… Continue reading Government Affairs Update: Larimer County

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Larimer, Govt Loveland

Government Affairs Update: Loveland

      February 7, 2019 Council Approves Sales Tax Increase Outreach At its annual retreat, the Loveland City Council agreed the City should proceed with public engagement regarding a possible .5 percent sales tax increase for capital projects. The idea was suggested last year but was delayed to give the Thompson School District a better… Continue reading Government Affairs Update: Loveland

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Larimer

Government Affairs Update: Larimer County

      February 7, 2019 Strategic Plan Targets Affordable Housing Larimer County Manager Linda Hoffmann was one of the main speakers at the 2019 Bizwest Economic Forecast on January 30. She noted that the County’s new strategic plan has three main goals: ensuring adequate infrastructure, providing programs and services to a growing population and… Continue reading Government Affairs Update: Larimer County

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Larimer, Govt Loveland

Government Affairs Update: Loveland

      January 25, 2019   Highway 34 Expansion On January 15, without discussion, the City Council appropriated funding to add a third lane in each direction to Eisenhower Avenue/U.S. 34 from Denver Avenue to Rocky Mountain Avenue. The project will be financed using both city and federal dollars. An additional westbound lane will… Continue reading Government Affairs Update: Loveland

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Larimer, Govt Fort Collins

Government Affairs Update: Fort Collins

January 25, 2019   Council Fills Vacancy On January 15 the Fort Collins City Council announced it has selected Poudre School District Board of Education member Susan Gutowsky to temporarily fill the District One vacancy created by Bob Overbeck’s election as Larimer County Assessor. Gutowsky is also running for the seat in the April 2… Continue reading Government Affairs Update: Fort Collins

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Larimer, Govt Loveland

Government Affairs Update: Loveland

January 11, 2019 Local Sales Tax Measure In 2019 The Loveland City Council, city staff and a citizen task force have resumed conversations about putting a .5 percent city sales tax increase on the ballot in November. The City Council discussed the topic at work session on Tuesday and will devote part of its all-day… Continue reading Government Affairs Update: Loveland

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Larimer, Govt Fort Collins

Government Affairs Update: Fort Collins

January 11, 2019   Council Will Fill District One Vacancy Interestingly, the November election’s blue wave has had a domino effect in Fort Collins. John Kefalas resigned his Senate seat after being elected to the Larimer County Board of Commissioners. This, in turn, led to the appointment of Representative Joann Ginal to replace Kefalas in… Continue reading Government Affairs Update: Fort Collins