Regional Government Affairs Update March 26, 2021 🌺

Monday March 22nd was a painful day for Coloradoans as we learned of another mass shooting in our state. Those of us from Boulder were especially upset. I grew up on Gillespie Drive, just across the street from King Soopers. It was just a field back then where we played as kids. Now it will beContinue reading “Regional Government Affairs Update March 26, 2021 🌺”

Regional Government Affairs Update March 1, 2021 🐥

LOCALBoulder CountyBoulderRevisions to Mobile Home Sales Regulations: Boulder’s City Council passed an ordinance on Feb. 16 designed to solve concerns related to challenges faced by homeowners when selling mobile or manufactured homes. Owners of these homes reported park managers or owners interfered, discouraged, or delayed sales or purchases. The ordinance requires park managers to provideContinue reading “Regional Government Affairs Update March 1, 2021 🐥”

Regional Government Affairs Update December 8, 2020 🎁

LOCAL Boulder CountyCommissioners Approve Changes to Short-Term Rental Regulations: On December 3 the Board of County Commissioners approved revisions to Boulder County’s short-term rental (STR) requirements. The County made the changes because of concerns expressed concerning how STRs — especially vacation rentals — reduce housing stock, decrease housing affordability and impact the rural character ofContinue reading “Regional Government Affairs Update December 8, 2020 🎁”

Regional Government Affairs Update November 9, 2020 🏡

LOCALBoulder CountyDemocrats Continue Winning Tradition: Boulder County voters elected two more Democrats to replace term-limited Deb Gardner and Elise Jones on the Boulder County Board of Commissioners. LAR-endorsed candidate James Crowder was defeated by Marta Loachamin, who received 76 percent of the votes for the District 2 seat. Loachamin and Claire Levy (District 1) willContinue reading “Regional Government Affairs Update November 9, 2020 🏡”

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”