Boulder County: The People of Colorado vs. Boulder County

Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman followed through on Feb. 14 with her threat to sue Boulder County over its “moratorium” on accepting oil and gas permit applications. The complaint lists as defendants the county and the Boulder County Commissioners. Plaintiffs were the people of Colorado and the state, represented by Coffman. Coffman sent Boulder County a warningContinue reading “Boulder County: The People of Colorado vs. Boulder County”

Boulder: Appeals Court Confirms Decision

In 2014, a group of property owners in unincorporated Boulder County filed a lawsuit in Boulder District Court against the Boulder County Commissioners (Wibby et al. v. Boulder County Board of County Commissioners).  The group sought a court order requiring the County to reconstruct and/or repave local unincorporated subdivision roads using tax dollars previously usedContinue reading “Boulder: Appeals Court Confirms Decision”

Longmont: LAR Opposes Gas and Oil Moratorium

The Longmont Association of REALTORS submitted comments to the Boulder County Commissioners for the June 28th public hearing of resolution 2016-65. The resolution would establish another moratorium on gas and oil applications until November 16, 2016. In its comments, LAR wrote, “The Longmont Association of REALTORS® (LAR) opposes Resolution 2016-65, which would establish a newContinue reading “Longmont: LAR Opposes Gas and Oil Moratorium”

Boulder County to Ask Voters to Pay for Paving

The Boulder County Commissioners are poised to add a question on the November ballot concerning a Public Improvement (PID) District to repair county roads. They are scheduled to formally consider the measure at their Sept. 3 meeting. The County’s Transportation Director states that 85 percent of unincorporated subdivision paved roads are in fair or poorContinue reading “Boulder County to Ask Voters to Pay for Paving”