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Gov't Affairs, Govt - Nation

Government Affairs Update: Nation

      February 20, 2019 NAR Defends AHPs Since the new Congress began, a number of Congressional Committees have held health care related hearings focused on issues ranging from pre-existing conditions to short-term health plans. In some of these hearings, the matter of Association Health Plans (AHPs) has come up, which NAR through its… Continue reading Government Affairs Update: Nation

Gov't Affairs, Govt - State of Colorado

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 Tenants… Continue reading Government Affairs Update: Colorado

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Weld, Govt 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 the… Continue reading Government Affairs Update: Greeley

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Larimer, Govt Fort Collins

Government Affairs Update: Fort Collins

February 20, 2019 KFCG Approved for April Ballot As expected, the City Council approved ballot language for the April 2ndmunicipal election asking voters to extend the Keep Fort Collins Great (KFCG) .85 sales tax. In previous discussions this winter, the Council decided to split the sales tax revenue into two parts. If approved by the… Continue reading Government Affairs Update: Fort Collins

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Larimer

Government Affairs Update: Larimer County

February 20, 2019 Commissioners Reject Thornton Pipeline Request On February 11, the Larimer County Board of Commissioners denied the City of Thorton’s 1041 application for a pipeline to move 30,000 acre-feet of water owned by Thorton from a reservoir north of Fort Collins to the Denver suburb. 1041 powers, approved by the Colorado legislature in… Continue reading Government Affairs Update: Larimer County

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Boulder, Govt Boulder

Government Affairs Update: Boulder

  February 19, 2019 Council Revises STR Regulations Boulder’s City Council approved changes to the City’s short-term rental (STR) ordinance. According to staff, there are currently an astounding 891 short-term rental licenses in Boulder with an additional 250 new applications submitted every year. Short-term rentals have been regulated in Boulder since 2015. The revisions will… Continue reading Government Affairs Update: Boulder

Gov't Affairs, Govt - Nation

Government Affairs Update: Nation

      February 7, 2019 NAR Pushes for Condo Rules On Wednesday, January 30, NAR President John Smaby strongly urged U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Carson to release the long-awaited final Federal Housing Administration (FHA) condominium rules. For the past several years, NAR has been advocating for a revision of… Continue reading Government Affairs Update: Nation

Gov't Affairs, Govt - State of Colorado

Government Affairs Update: Colorado

      February 7, 2019 Legislative Update At its most recent meeting, CAR’s Legislative Policy Committee (LPC) learned that the Speaker of the House, Boulder’s KC Becker, told members of her party that she will not support any rent control bills this year. CAR lobbyists said she is getting heat from her fellow Democrats… Continue reading Government Affairs Update: Colorado

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Weld, Govt Windsor, Windsor

Government Affairs Update: Windsor

      February 7, 2019 Water Rates Going Up Windsor is one of the most rapidly growing towns in Northern Colorado. However, the town only owns 4,100 acre-feet of water via shares in the Northern Poudre Irrigation Company and the Colorado Big Thompson Project. Windsor hopes to add 15,800 additional acre-feet of water through… Continue reading Government Affairs Update: Windsor

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Weld, Govt Greeley

Government Affairs Update: Greeley

      February 7, 2019 New Historic Preservation Regulations Proposed The Historic Preservation Commission is holding a public meeting on Wednesday, February 13 to get feedback on new regulations intended to replace the existing historic preservation laws in Greeley’s Municipal Code. The meeting will be held from 4:00 to 6:00 pm at the Greeley… Continue reading Government Affairs Update: Greeley