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

Greeley: Candidates Emerging for Election

The municipal election for Greeley’s City Council is November 7th but already several residents have formally announced their decision to run for mayor. Tom Norton, the current mayor, is finishing his third and final 2-year term per Greeley’s City Charter. Last week Mayor Pro Tem John Gates made his decision to run public. This week,… Continue reading Greeley: Candidates Emerging for Election

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

Fort Collins: April Ballot Taking Shape

The Fort Collins municipal election is April 4, 2017. Candidate petitions are due Feb. 23 and already a variety of candidates have declared. Mayor Wade Troxell will run for another term on City Council. He will face challengers Elizabeth “Edie” Hudetz and Chavez Fisher. Hudetz is a longtime political activist and a member of Save… Continue reading Fort Collins: April Ballot Taking Shape

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

Greeley: GARA Supports 3A

GARA’s Board of Directors voted to support a proposed 10.34 mill levy override (MLO) which will appear on the November ballot as ballot measure 3A. If it passes, it would give the Greeley-Evans School District 6 $12 million a year for seven years. This equates to an additional $540 per student, per year. District 6… Continue reading Greeley: GARA Supports 3A

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Larimer

Larimer County: Commissioners Place Arts, Culture and Science Tax Measure on Ballot

Larimer County voters will determine the fate of a proposed tenth-of-a-percent sales tax to fund arts, culture and science in Larimer County this November. Almost 12,000 signatures were submitted to the Larimer County Clerk and Recorder in July to support the measure. The Larimer County Commission formally approved the measure for the November ballot. The… Continue reading Larimer County: Commissioners Place Arts, Culture and Science Tax Measure on Ballot

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Larimer

Larimer County: Broadband on the Ballot

The Larimer County Commissioners voted to add a question to the November ballot asking to exempt the County from SB-152 which prohibits local governments from involvement in broadband efforts. Estes Park, Loveland, Fort Collins, and Wellington voters approved similar measures. If passed, the measure would allow the County to support broadband efforts within its municipalities… Continue reading Larimer County: Broadband on the Ballot

Gov't Affairs, Govt - State of Colorado

Colorado: Oil and Gas Fight Generating Big Money

Groups opposing or supporting oil and gas development have put a lot of effort into several different ballot initiatives this year. While we won’t know until after August 8 which questions have gathered enough signatures to make it on the ballot, significant amounts of money have already been spent on both sides. August 1 was… Continue reading Colorado: Oil and Gas Fight Generating Big Money

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Larimer

Larimer: Mental Health Measure Added to November Ballot

The Larimer County Commissioners voted to add a measure to the ballot asking voters to impose a quarter-cent sales tax to pay for a $20 million facility to house treatment for alcohol and drug abuse, mental health, and detoxification. If approved by voters, the tax (25 cents on a $100 purchase) would begin Jan. 1,… Continue reading Larimer: Mental Health Measure Added to November Ballot