Greeley: Residents Invited to Comp Plan Kick-Off

Imagine Greeley, the City’s comprehensive plan update, is scheduled for a formal launch on March 3. An all-day workshop is scheduled from 9:00 to 4:00 pm that day as well as an open house from 4:00 to 6:00 pm for those who cannot attend the workshop. It is very important for GARA members to participateContinue reading “Greeley: Residents Invited to Comp Plan Kick-Off”

Fort Collins: City Continues to Investigate Broadband Utility Options

Last year Fort Collins convinced voters to allow the City to pursue broadband options last fall by approving an exemption to SB-152. At a recent study session, staff provided an update on its research to provide some type of municipal broadband. The utility could be public, private or a public-private partnership. The staff isn’t readyContinue reading “Fort Collins: City Continues to Investigate Broadband Utility Options”

Greeley: GHope Successful

In its first year, Greeley Home Ownership Program for Employees (G-HOPE) helped 16 employees purchase homes. The program was approved by the City Council as a way to encourage employees to live in the community in which they worked by providing down payment assistance for home purchases within the University District. The loan is a secondaryContinue reading “Greeley: GHope Successful”

Greeley: Council Gets a Transportation Update

Staff provided an update on the projects funded by the sales taxes approved by voters last fall as part of the Keep Greeley Moving campaign. $1 million was allocated for sidewalk improvements this year, which were previously the responsibility of homeowners. In order for a homeowner to qualify, the sidewalk must pose a safety hazard.Continue reading “Greeley: Council Gets a Transportation Update”

Loveland: City Improving Development Review Process

Bob Paulsen, Loveland’s Current Planning Manager, says the City has made changes to its development review systems following the economic downturn. The City is making its system more user-friendly by implementing an electronic submittal system, saving customers time and money. In addition, customers now have one planner as their main contact throughout the process toContinue reading “Loveland: City Improving Development Review Process”