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: 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”

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”

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: 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

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”

Government Affairs Update: Greeley

February 20, 2019 Council to Approve Housing Plan Tonight, February 19, the City Council is poised to approve the Greeley Strategic Housing Plan (GSHP). Housing was identified as a key component of Imagine Greeley, the City’s comprehensive plan, which was adopted in 2018. A housing task force was convened to work with staff on theContinue reading “Government Affairs Update: Greeley”