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”

Government Affairs: Greeley

July 12, 2019 City to Recommend Interior Sprinklers on New Homes Greeley’s Chief Building Official, Tim Swanson, says the City’s Construction Trades Advisory and Appeals Board (CTAAB) is recommending residential fire sprinklers inside all new single-family and duplex homes as part of the 2018 revisions to the International Residential Code (IRC). Sprinklers have been partContinue reading “Government Affairs: Greeley”

Government Affairs: Firestone

June 20, 2019 Town Board Approves Water Deal Firestone’s Town Board approved a resolution on June 12 that will allow developers to satisfy their water dedication requirements west of Interstate 25. Because of the limited availability of Colorado-Big Thompson (CBT) water shares, there hasn’t been development west of I-25 on vacant property annexed into theContinue reading “Government Affairs: Firestone”

Government Affairs: Greeley

June 7, 2019 US 34 Coalition PEL Study Without discussion, the City Council approved a resolution approving the Planning and Environmental Linkages (PEL) Study for US 34 from Larimer County Road 27 to Weld County Road 53. The study was completed in January 2019 after more than a year of work. Its purpose is toContinue reading “Government Affairs: Greeley”

Government Affairs: Greeley

May 9, 2019 Council Approves New Mortgage Assistance Program The City Council unanimously approved a resolution authorizing Greeley’s participation in the Metro Mortgage Assistance Plus Program (MMAPP) as part of the consent agenda on May 7. The program was created by the City of Denver and offers down payment assistance to income-qualified homebuyers of upContinue reading “Government Affairs: Greeley”

Government Affairs: Greeley

April 10, 2019 Historic Preservation Revisions Approved On April 2 the Greeley City Council voted unanimously to approve an ordinance that creates a new chapter in the Development Code covering historic preservation regulations. Greeley Area REALTOR® Association Chair Liberty Gerold spoke during the public hearing, asking the Council to require a super-majority to approve non-ownerContinue reading “Government Affairs: Greeley”

Government Affairs: Greeley

March 26, 2019 Council Passes Historic Preservation Regulations on First Reading On March 19 the City Council passed an ordinance creating a new chapter in Greeley’s Land Use Code covering historic preservation regulations. Most of the ordinance is simply a reorganization of the existing requirements, which were originally passed in 2004. The new regulations doContinue reading “Government Affairs: Greeley”

Government Affairs: Greeley

      March 11, 2019 Commission Passes Historic Preservation Regulations On Monday, March 4 the Greeley Historic Preservation Commission unanimously approved a new chapter to Greeley’s development code which would replace the existing historic preservation ordinance. Brad Inhulsen testified at the hearing on behalf Greeley Area REALTOR® Association, asking the HPC to clarify vagueContinue reading “Government Affairs: Greeley”