Regional Government Affairs Update November 9, 2020 🏡

LOCALBoulder CountyDemocrats Continue Winning Tradition: Boulder County voters elected two more Democrats to replace term-limited Deb Gardner and Elise Jones on the Boulder County Board of Commissioners. LAR-endorsed candidate James Crowder was defeated by Marta Loachamin, who received 76 percent of the votes for the District 2 seat. Loachamin and Claire Levy (District 1) willContinue reading “Regional Government Affairs Update November 9, 2020 🏡”

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 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 Update10-24-2019

October 24, 2019 In this issue… LOCAL Boulder County Boulder Additional Height Approved as Community Benefit Longmont Partnership Creates Longmont Mobile Home Co-op City Adopting New Flood Maps Council Adopts Sustainability Evaluation System Larimer County Loveland Fierros Withdraws From Council Race 402 Plan Adopted Weld County Greeley Energy Plan Approved COLORADO ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® CARContinue reading “Government Affairs Update10-24-2019”

Government Affairs: Greeley

September 27, 2019 City Revises Raw Water Policy On September 24 the Greeley City Council unanimously approved an ordinance revising its raw water requirements for commercial and multi-family developments. Sean Chambers, the City’s Water and Sewer Director explained that the last time the City revised its raw water requirement was 30 years ago. Chambers saidContinue reading “Government Affairs: Greeley”

Government Affairs: Greeley

September 13, 2019 Building Code Updates Approved On September 3 the Greeley City Council unanimously adopted recommended updates to the City’s building codes after a brief public hearing with one exception. The residential sprinkler provision for fire suppression in single-family homes and duplexes, which had been recommended by staff, had been removed during the firstContinue reading “Government Affairs: Greeley”

Government affairs: Weld County

September 13, 2019 GARA Supports 4C The Greeley Area REALTOR® Association’s Board of Directors voted unanimously to support ballot issue 4C. The question will ask voters to approve a $395 million bond request for Greeley/Evans School District 6. If approved, the bond will fund capital projects, including renovating and remodeling existing schools to enhance securityContinue reading “Government affairs: Weld County”

Govenment Affairs: Greeley

July 25, 2019 City to Hold Meeting on Sprinklers After a discussion concerning the 2018 revisions to the residential building code (IRC), Brad Mueller, the City’s Community Development Director said his staff would organize an open house to discuss the proposed mandatory fire sprinkler requirement for new single-family and duplex homes. Both the Greeley AreaContinue reading “Govenment Affairs: Greeley”

Govenment Affairs: Weld County

July 25, 2019 Power Struggle Brewing Between County and State On July 23 the Weld County Board of Commissioners passed an ordinance designating the County as an “oil and gas resource of state interest and affirmed Weld’s 1041 land use powers. The ordinance also creates a County oil and gas department. The ordinance is intendedContinue reading “Govenment Affairs: Weld County”