Gov't Affairs, Govt - Northeastern Colorado, Govt - State of Colorado

Region: Local Contributions Making Difference on North I-25

To-date local governments in Northern Colorado have added significant funding to ensure North I-25 is improved and expanded. Larimer and Weld Counties, plus Johnstown, Fort Collins, Berthoud, Loveland, Timnath and Windsor, as well as McWhinney provided $25,000,000 in local contributions for the Phase 1 project adding an additional lane between SH 14 and SH 402.… Continue reading Region: Local Contributions Making Difference on North I-25

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Larimer, Govt Berthoud

Berthoud: Mulvihill Wins Special Election

Steve Mulvihill, a retired businessman with military experience, decisively won the August 9 special election in Berthoud, taking 49 percent of the vote in the three candidate race. This ends the saga which began in April when Pete Cowdin ran unopposed for mayor but resigned the day he was supposed to be sworn in. Now, with… Continue reading Berthoud: Mulvihill Wins Special Election

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Larimer, Govt Berthoud

Berthoud: Special Election Set for August 9

Three candidates will vie for the mayor’s seat in a special election scheduled for August 9. The candidates include Steve Mulvihill, a retired businessman http://steve4berthoud.com, Jim Russo, a former Berthoud trustee and planning commission member in the 1990s http://www.russoformayor.com, and May Soricelli, who occasionally reports for the Berthoud Surveyor newspaper https://www.facebook.com/MayForMayor/. All three candidates will… Continue reading Berthoud: Special Election Set for August 9

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

Berthoud: Two Taxes on April Ballot

The Berthoud Trustees asked staff to add two tax proposals to the April 5th municipal ballot. The first proposal would create a 3 percent lodging tax on rooms rented in Berthoud for less than 30 consecutive days. Staff says hotels and lodges stress the town’s infrastructure and the tax will help defray those impacts. This… Continue reading Berthoud: Two Taxes on April Ballot

Gov't Affairs

Regional Cities Gain Enterprise Zone Status

With the exception of minor adjustments, Enterprise Zone boundaries haven’t changed since 1998.   Despite efforts in recent years by the legislature to reign in the Colorado Enterprise Zone program, the Economic Development Commission recently approved changes to zones in Boulder, Larimer and Weld Counties. The changes in Larimer County include the addition of Estes Park,… Continue reading Regional Cities Gain Enterprise Zone Status

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Larimer, Govt Berthoud

Berthoud: Town, County Want Shared Growth Management Boundaries

Berthoud and Larimer County are gathering comments on growth-management area boundaries defined by the Town of Berthoud Comprehensive Plan and the town’s intergovernmental agreement with Larimer County. The ultimate goal of the meetings is to establish a singular growth-management boundary that would be recognized by both the Town and County as well as residents and… Continue reading Berthoud: Town, County Want Shared Growth Management Boundaries

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Larimer, Govt Berthoud

Berthoud: Heron Pointe Opponents Foiled Again

The group calling itself Heron Pointe Neighbors had its petition rejected by the Town of Berthoud for the second time. The group collected signatures from Berthoud residents hoping to force a new vote on the annexation of the Heron Pointe property but did not submit enough valid signatures. The 76-acre property is located on the… Continue reading Berthoud: Heron Pointe Opponents Foiled Again

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Larimer, Govt Berthoud

Berthoud: Town Experiencing More Growing Pains

The Town of Berthoud just held its first public meeting concerning the 184-acre Bader property, west of Taft/LCR 17 and bisected by US 287. The property was annexed into Berthoud in 2007 and rezoned to Planned Unit Development with a maximum density of 562 dwelling units (3.5 per acre) and 419,000 SF of commercial space.… Continue reading Berthoud: Town Experiencing More Growing Pains

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Larimer, Govt Berthoud

Berthoud: Annexation Hearing Delayed

The annexation hearing for a 75-acre parcel known as Heron Pointe on the south side of SW 42nd Street (LCR 14) was postponed by the Town of Berthoud due to a procedural snafu. Some area residents have expressed concerns about the plans, requesting the denial of the annexation because of strains on area infrastructure, increased… Continue reading Berthoud: Annexation Hearing Delayed

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Larimer, Govt Berthoud

Berthoud Trustees Tweak Site Plan Review Process

With adoption of the new Development Code eight months ago, Berthoud’s planning staff says it has been able to work in more a partnership mode with developers in the community. Some subdivisions have taken action to shift their previous approvals and use the current set of regulations, small replat projects have been authorized administratively, and… Continue reading Berthoud Trustees Tweak Site Plan Review Process