Government Affairs: Loveland

July 12, 2019 Staff Provides Development Services Update On June 25 the City Council received an update on development-related current and future projects. Chief Building Inspector Samantha Everett said in response to developers’ requests, her division is working on a plan to implement online payment for building permits. She also said there is a trendContinue reading “Government Affairs: Loveland”

Government Affairs: Loveland

June 20, 2019 Council Discusses Infrastructure Plan The Loveland City Council continued its discussion of the 2020 city budget on June 11 with a presentation on the City’s draft 10-year Capital Improvement Plan (CIP). The CIP lays out the priority plan for funding capital projects, currently equaling about $77 million of investment. The first yearContinue reading “Government Affairs: Loveland”

Government Affairs: Loveland

June 7, 2019 City to Pursue Sales Tax On May 28 the City Council directed staff to proceed with a ballot question to increase the city sales tax by .5 percent for 20 years. If passed by city voters, the additional revenues will fund a specific list of eight projects, including: a new recreation centerContinue reading “Government Affairs: Loveland”

Government Affairs: Loveland

May 9, 2019 Council Adopts Highway 34 Study After three years of work, CDOT and the coalition of cities along US 34 are in the process of adopting the US 34 PEL (Planning and Environmental Linkages) Study. Anyone who drives around Northern Colorado knows that traffic has been increasing dramatically on the 34 corridor. TheContinue reading “Government Affairs: Loveland”

Government Affairs: Loveland

April 10, 2019 City Receives Transportation Funding According to Public Works Director Mark Jackson, Loveland will receive an additional $1.34 million for the Highway 34 expansion project and $3 million for the Taft Avenue/US 34 (Eisenhower) intersection. The funding was approved by the North Front Range Metropolitan Planning Organization, the regional entity which allocates transportationContinue reading “Government Affairs: Loveland”

Government Affairs: Loveland

      March 11, 2019 Your City, Your Future The City of Loveland is undertaking a public education campaign to gather input on a proposed half-cent sales and use tax to fund eight capital projects in the City known as Your City, Your Future. As proposed, the City would allocate $37.4 million in existingContinue reading “Government Affairs: Loveland”

Government Affairs Update: Loveland

      February 7, 2019 Council Approves Sales Tax Increase Outreach At its annual retreat, the Loveland City Council agreed the City should proceed with public engagement regarding a possible .5 percent sales tax increase for capital projects. The idea was suggested last year but was delayed to give the Thompson School District a betterContinue reading “Government Affairs Update: Loveland”

Government Affairs Update: Loveland

      January 25, 2019   Highway 34 Expansion On January 15, without discussion, the City Council appropriated funding to add a third lane in each direction to Eisenhower Avenue/U.S. 34 from Denver Avenue to Rocky Mountain Avenue. The project will be financed using both city and federal dollars. An additional westbound lane willContinue reading “Government Affairs Update: Loveland”

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-dayContinue reading “Government Affairs Update: Loveland”

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 theContinue reading “Affordable Housing Project Proposed for Derby Hill”