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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

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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

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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

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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

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Governmental Affairs Update Fort Collins: Metro District Service Plan Policy Approved

Fort Collins Metro District Service Plan Policy Approved The City Council unanimously approved a revised policy for reviewing metropolitan service plans on August 21. While commercial metro districts have been common in the City, the revised policy will also allow the consideration of residential districts. The policy dictates that developers must provide public benefits as… Continue reading Governmental Affairs Update Fort Collins: Metro District Service Plan Policy Approved

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Fort Collins: Council Reviews CityPlan Scenarios

Head planner Cameron Gloss presented three alternative development scenarios in conjunction with the update to CityPlan, Fort Collins comprehensive plan. He summarized residents’ values saying livability, sustainability and community are the three ideals the community has said it values the most. Gloss also said the number one issue facing the community is attainable housing. Residents… Continue reading Fort Collins: Council Reviews CityPlan Scenarios

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Fort Collins: KFCG Tax Faces Renewal Vote in 2019

The Keep Fort Collins Great (KFCG) sales tax was approved by voters in 2010. KFCG is a .85 percent dedicated tax that will sunset December 31, 2020. Since 2011, KFCG has funded basic operations and enabled the City to both maintain a desired level of service and respond to community desires in an environment of population… Continue reading Fort Collins: KFCG Tax Faces Renewal Vote in 2019

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Fort Collins City Council Gives PUD Overlay Initial Approval

The Fort Collins City Council passed an ordinance on first reading to create an optional Planned Unit Development (PUD) process and regulations within the Land Use Code applicable to parcels 50 acres or greater in size being developed in multiple phases. The goals of creating a PUD Overlay are to add flexibility in site design… Continue reading Fort Collins City Council Gives PUD Overlay Initial Approval

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Fort Collins: City Holds Broadband Celebration

At a special event, the City of Fort Collins announced the name of the new, City-run broadband service will be Connexion. The City has financed the project by issuing $142 million in bonds. Residents should be able to start plugging into the municipal broadband network in fall 2019, though it will be restricted by geography… Continue reading Fort Collins: City Holds Broadband Celebration

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Bigger Setback for Gas and Oil Wells

There are 10 active and 20 abandoned or plugged gas and oil wells in the City of Fort Collins. But gas and oil activity are predominantly in the undeveloped land in the northeast sector of the City where new development will occur. The City Council recently discussed increasing the setback for residential development to match… Continue reading Bigger Setback for Gas and Oil Wells