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Government Affairs Update: Loveland

January 11, 2019 Local Sales Tax Measure In 2019 The Loveland City Council, city staff and a citizen task force have resumed conversations about putting a .5 percent city sales tax increase on the ballot in November. The City Council discussed the topic at work session on Tuesday and will devote part of its all-day… Continue reading Government Affairs Update: Loveland

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Affordable Housing Project Proposed for Derby Hill

Grace Community Church, Loveland Housing Authority and Habitat for Humanity will partner with Aspen Homes and Brinkman Partners to produce 206 for-sale and rental homes for primarily low to moderate income Loveland residents. Grace Gardens at Derby Hill will be the first to utilize both the new Unified Development Code and changes made to the… Continue reading Affordable Housing Project Proposed for Derby Hill

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Habitat Receives Affordable Housing Designation for Sierra Vista

The City Council approved a request by Habitat for Humanity for an Affordable Housing Designation in the Sierra Vista subdivision near the intersection of 14th Street SW and S Lincoln Avenue. Habitat owns 25 lots and plans to build 40 homes for residents living between 30 and 60 percent of the Area Median Income. The… Continue reading Habitat Receives Affordable Housing Designation for Sierra Vista

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Loveland: Another DDA Vote This Fall

After the 2016 election and the failure of the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) mill levy tax increase ballot question, the DDA Board and staff conducted a review and surveyed voters within the District. They concluded that one reason the ballot question failed to pass was because residential property owners within the DDA could see no… Continue reading Loveland: Another DDA Vote This Fall

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Loveland: Olson Wins Seat

Steve Olson easily garnered enough votes to win the vacant City Council seat representing Ward 3. He received over 65 percent of the votes, while challengers Howard Dotson and John Keil split the remaining votes. The election is good news for the Loveland-Berthoud Association of REALTORS® who endorsed Olson. The sad news is that only… Continue reading Loveland: Olson Wins Seat

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Loveland: LBAR Endorses Olson

The Loveland Berthoud Association of REALTORS® has endorsed Steve Olson in the election to select a new City Council member to represent Ward 3. Olson, a member of the Board of Directors of the Northern Colorado Legislative Alliance and active member of the Loveland Chamber of Commerce, has the skills and experience to serve Loveland… Continue reading Loveland: LBAR Endorses Olson

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Loveland: Council Postpones Adoption of New Impact Fees

The City Council has been discussing a new methodology for calculating capital expansion (or impact) fees for new development for five years. Last week staff presented Council with a resolution adopting the new plans based fees but after a long conversation, Council opted to postpone the decision until September. The CEFs under consideration included fire,… Continue reading Loveland: Council Postpones Adoption of New Impact Fees

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Loveland: Council Approves I-25 Companion Projects

In a few years, Loveland drivers will see a third lane on US 34 over the I-25 intersection and a reconfiguration of the SH 402 and I-25 intersection as part of CDOT’s Phase One expansion of I-25. The City Council approved a resolution committing $14 million to include the improvements now rather than adding them… Continue reading Loveland: Council Approves I-25 Companion Projects

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Loveland: Council Allocates Sales Tax to Affordable Housing

Last week the City Council approved a resolution allocating 1.25 percent of the previous year’s sales tax – or about $500,000 -- to the affordable housing fund. The resolution includes a funding cap of $2 million to allow the accumulation of funds over time for matching or back -up grant funding for affordable housing projects… Continue reading Loveland: Council Allocates Sales Tax to Affordable Housing

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Loveland: Tax Crusader Plans Initiative

Larry Sarner, who unsuccessfully challenged the City of Loveland regarding the constitutionality of creating and taxing the Downtown Development Authority, announced his intent to gather signatures for a ballot initiative to reform sales tax policies. Although he did not provide details, Sarner told the City Council the initiative would eliminate the sales tax on food… Continue reading Loveland: Tax Crusader Plans Initiative