Regional Government Affairs Update March 31, 2020 🌸🌷

  In this issue… LOCAL County Shelter in Place Orders Key Issues Postponed COLORADO Association of REALTORS® CAR COVID-19 Portal  STATE State Order NATION President Signs CARES Act Information from NAR LOCAL County Shelter in Place Orders: Last week Boulder and Larimer Counties issued Shelter in Place orders for all residents. Local orders that areContinue reading “Regional Government Affairs Update March 31, 2020 🌸🌷”

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 Update10-24-2019

October 24, 2019 In this issue… LOCAL Boulder County Boulder Additional Height Approved as Community Benefit Longmont Partnership Creates Longmont Mobile Home Co-op City Adopting New Flood Maps Council Adopts Sustainability Evaluation System Larimer County Loveland Fierros Withdraws From Council Race 402 Plan Adopted Weld County Greeley Energy Plan Approved COLORADO ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® CARContinue reading “Government Affairs Update10-24-2019”

Government Affairs: State

September 27, 2019 What is Proposition CC? Colorado voters will decide if the State should be allowed to keep future surplus revenue that otherwise would be refunded to taxpayers because of the Taxpayer Bill of Rights (TABOR). This question was referred to the voters by the legislature, via HB19-1279, which passed during the 2019 legislativeContinue reading “Government Affairs: State”

Government Affairs: State of Colorado

July 12, 2019 Colorado Law Hindering SB-181 According to the Denver Business Journal, state law has emerged as a surprise obstacle to regulators hiring administrative law judges to help make decisions about permits for drilling new oil and gas wells. Senate Bill 181 included a provision allowing the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC)Continue reading “Government Affairs: State of Colorado”

Govenment Affairs: State

June 7, 2019 Governor Vetoes HOA Management License Bill On Friday, May 31 Governor Polis vetoed HB-1212 “Recreate Homeowners’ Association Community Manager Licensing.” According to the Colorado Sun, an administration spokeswoman said the governor’s background as an entrepreneur makes him “acutely aware that there is more that we can do to cut red tape and streamline regulation.”Continue reading “Govenment Affairs: State”

Government Affairs: State

May 9, 2019 Legislature Funds Transportation Colorado’s Department of Transportation has a 10-year, $9 billion list of priority projects. This year legislators tried to find new revenue sources to fund the list but were unsuccessful in convincing their colleagues to approve their bills. Nevertheless, transportation advocates like Fix North I-25 Business Alliance were successful inContinue reading “Government Affairs: State”

Government Affairs: State

April 10, 2019 Legislature Funds Transportation The Colorado General’s leadership agreed to put $300 million in one-time money in next year’s budget toward transportation needs. House Democratic leaders announced the deal last week during a day-long hearing on the $30.5 billion budget proposal for the fiscal year that begins on July 1. House Democratic leadersContinue reading “Government Affairs: State”

Government Affairs Update: Colorado

      February 20, 2019 Legislative Update CAR’s Legislative Policy Committee reviewed a few new bills at its latest meeting, most of which are not particularly interesting, but Vice President for Public Policy Liz Peetz warned that many more bills relevant to real estate will be introduced later in the session. HB-1170 “Residential TenantsContinue reading “Government Affairs Update: Colorado”