Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Weld, Govt Greeley

Government Affairs Update: Greeley

January 11, 2019 Council Looks at Tax Re-Authorization Plan The Greeley City Council began discussing a sales and use tax re-authorization plan for the two sales taxes voters reauthorized in the November election. The Greeley Area REALTOR® Association supported both measures, the .30 percent Quality of Life tax and the .16 percent Public Safety tax.… Continue reading Government Affairs Update: Greeley

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Governmental Affairs Local Update Greeley, Weld County: Hwy 34 Study Update

Weld County Greeley Highway 34 Study Update Recently, the City Council received an update concerning the Highway 34 Planning and Environmental Linkage Study (PEL). In the short term the City plans to do intersection improvements on the north side of 65th Avenue to improve congestion. Turning lanes are needed and the frontage road needs to… Continue reading Governmental Affairs Local Update Greeley, Weld County: Hwy 34 Study Update

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Greeley: Council Considers Sales Tax Ballot Questions

At a work session on July 24, the City Council reviewed the recommendations of a Citizen Committee, which recommended the Council ask voters to extend the 0. 1 6 percent public safety tax and the .30 percent Quality of Life sales tax this November. The 0.16 percent tax would fund anew Fire Station (8) in the Promontory area; staffing… Continue reading Greeley: Council Considers Sales Tax Ballot Questions

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Greeley: Water Board Approves Cash-In-Lieu Resolution

On July 18 the Greeley Water & Sewer Board approved a new water policy that should make Greeley a more affordable place to build homes. The City’s previous raw water policy required developers to acquire water at a rate of $35,000 per acre-foot of Colorado/Big Thompson units for new developments. Under the new policy, developers… Continue reading Greeley: Water Board Approves Cash-In-Lieu Resolution

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Greeley: Council Approves Economic Incentives for Speculative Development

At a public hearing on July 17 City staff member Audrey Herbison told the City Council that Greeley currently has an industrial vacancy rate of 2.7 percent, and a five percent vacancy rate is considered a tight market. The intent of the ordinance is to encourage economic development and job creation by offering incentives for… Continue reading Greeley: Council Approves Economic Incentives for Speculative Development

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Council Approves Agreement for Broadband Feasibility Study

The City of Greeley has allocated $50,000 and Windsor has appropriated $35,000 for a broadband study. According to Assistant City Manager Victoria Runkle, “both cities know they have some broadband infrastructure that might be useful to ensure the best possible service to residents and businesses. Given both cities were going to conduct a feasibility study… Continue reading Council Approves Agreement for Broadband Feasibility Study

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Longmont: A Host of Familiar Faces Running for Council

Former Longmont Mayor Roger Lange announced he will run again for mayor this fall. He served one term (2007-2009) before losing to Bryan Baum. Charlie Plagainos, an ethics consultant, filed candidacy paperwork for the mayor’s seat last month. Plagainos was the Republican candidate for the Colorado Legislature's Senate District 17 seat in 2012 and the… Continue reading Longmont: A Host of Familiar Faces Running for Council

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Greeley: Imagine Greeley Needs You

Greeley is moving forward quickly with its Comprehensive Plan update, known as Imagine Greeley. Community Development Director Brad Mueller says the plan is on track for adoption by the end of 2017. The plan focuses on the following topics:  housing access (affordable and diverse housing types), growth, economic health, livability and capital and operations. After… Continue reading Greeley: Imagine Greeley Needs You

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Longmont: Sanctuary City Discussion Postpones Council Action

On April 25 the City Council had two items of interest to REALTORS®on the agenda – a text amendment to remove accessory dwelling unit density calculations and the Boston-Sunset annexation referral. Agendas are carefully created in advance by staff and approved by the mayor. Unfortunately, these two items were pushed to subsequent meetings because of… Continue reading Longmont: Sanctuary City Discussion Postpones Council Action

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Greeley: Council Gets Update on Area Highway Studies

The City Council received an update on two PEL (planning and environmental linkage) transportation studies involving Greeley’s two main highways -- US 85 and US 34. The US 85 study has been underway for 4 years while the US 34 study started last year. Greeley is at the epicenter of growth in Northern Colorado and… Continue reading Greeley: Council Gets Update on Area Highway Studies