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

Greeley: Council Approves Land Use Amendments

On April 4, the City Council approved two sets of amendments related to subdivision and planning processes. The first set of proposed changes parallels existing policy and codes for water and sewer infrastructure built by development. The proposed amendment for streets acknowledges that, when a development is required to install and pay for road infrastructure… Continue reading Greeley: Council Approves Land Use Amendments

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

Greeley: Learn What It Takes to Run for Office

The Greeley Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the City of Greeley, Aims Community College, Greeley Evans School District 6 and the Weld Clerk and Recorders Office is holding a Candidates Academy on May 20. The Academy is free and includes a line up of experts who will discuss what candidates need to know. This… Continue reading Greeley: Learn What It Takes to Run for Office

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

Greeley: City Begins Water Dedication Discussion

When the City went through the process of updating its impact fees it became clear that water fees for residential development also needed to be reviewed. After hiring a consultant, Doug Jeavons of BBC, City staff scheduled a series of meetings with stakeholders (GARA, the HBA and the Water Board) to get input. Jeavons said… Continue reading Greeley: City Begins Water Dedication Discussion

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

Greeley: City Offers HOPE

The City of Greeley held a training session for 80 REALTORS and lenders interested in learning more about G-HOPE (Greeley Home Ownership Program for Employees). Up to $6,000 in down payment assistance will be available to qualified employees of the City of Greeley, the University of Northern Colorado, Greeley-Evans School District 6 and Banner Health… Continue reading Greeley: City Offers HOPE

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

Greeley: City Poised to Launch Employer Housing Program

The City of Greeley is partnering with several of the City’s biggest employers to contribute up to $6,000 toward a down payment (or closing costs) for people who buy homes in the University District or the Redevelopment District as part of a program called Home Purchase Plan for Employees (HPPE). Employees at the University of… Continue reading Greeley: City Poised to Launch Employer Housing Program

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

Greeley: City Crafting New Impact Fee Methodology

Consultants working for the City of Greeley have drafted a report recommending changes to the way impact fees are calculated in Greeley. The recommendations include reducing the number of land use categories and adding an oil & gas land use type. New water and sewer fee methodologies would result in lower rates for these fees.… Continue reading Greeley: City Crafting New Impact Fee Methodology

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Weld

Weld Wants to Change Oil and Gas Regulations

While activists are putting the pressure on other communities to implement fracking bans, Weld County is planning to streamline some of its gas and oil regulations. An ordinance was introduced in December that will allow oil and gas companies to avoid the lengthy and costly process of applying for a site plan review. A site… Continue reading Weld Wants to Change Oil and Gas Regulations

Gov't Affairs, Govt - State of Colorado

Oil and Gas Commission Approves Bigger Setbacks

The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission gave final approval to statewide 500-foot buffers between new wells and homes on Feb. 11. The oil and gas industry opposed the new setback, which will replace a 350-foot rule for urban areas and 150 feet for rural areas. Environmental and community groups weren’t happy either because they… Continue reading Oil and Gas Commission Approves Bigger Setbacks

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

City of Greeley Working on 2012 Building Codes

Greeley will be the first jurisdiction in Northern Colorado to consider the adoption of the 2012 International Building Codes. After a preliminary review, Tim Swanson, the Chief Building Official for the City of Greeley says the 2012 Model Code does not include any major changes for residential buildings. The controversial residential sprinkler requirement remains in… Continue reading City of Greeley Working on 2012 Building Codes