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 SaveContinue reading “Fort Collins: April Ballot Taking Shape”

20th Annual Northern Colorado Real Estate Conference

Please join us for the 20th Annual Northern Colorado Real Estate Conference Join us for the 20th Annual Northern Colorado Real Estate Conference and spend the afternoon exploring real estate trends and our community. Wednesday, Oct. 12 | 1:30-5:30 p.m. Embassy Suites by Hilton Loveland Hotel Conference Center & Spa Loveland, Colo. Engage in an informative afternoonContinue reading “20th Annual Northern Colorado Real Estate Conference”

Fort Collins: Candidate Slate for Municipal Election

CSU Professor Wade Troxell http://www.voteforwade.org who has served as the Council representative for District 4 for eight years, will face off against outdoors advocate Ward Luthi http://wardformayor.org in the mayoral race. Businessman and former mayor Ray Martinez http://www.rayforcouncil.com is running against retired teacher and school board member Nancy Tellez  http://www.nancytellez.com/about for the District 2 seat.Continue reading “Fort Collins: Candidate Slate for Municipal Election”

Fort Collins City Council Increases Public Input for Multi-Family Developments

On Nov. 20 The City Council quietly gave final approval to an ordinance to amend the Fort Collins Land Use Code to require greater public participation in the review process for multi-family developments. The ordinance requires larger developments with either 50 dwelling units or 75 bedrooms to be reviewed by the Planning & Zoning BoardContinue reading “Fort Collins City Council Increases Public Input for Multi-Family Developments”

City Council Supports Stricter Standards for Multifamily Housing

A majority of the Fort Collins City Council supports a list of possible Land Use Code amendments designed to reduce adverse impacts of student/multifamily housing projects adjacent to single-family neighborhoods. Staff is proposing a phrased approach to deal with concerns raised by neighborhood residents. The Land Use Code amendments will tackle neighborhood compatibility, density andContinue reading “City Council Supports Stricter Standards for Multifamily Housing”

Fort Collins Council Opts not to Pursue Moratorium on Student Housing – For Now

In a classic example of the “squeaky wheel getting the grease,” a small group of homeowners in a neighborhood adjacent to CSU were able to drive a City Council policy discussion. A group called the Coalition of Neighbors asked the City to implement a moratorium on the approval of new multi-family/student housing. The request promptedContinue reading “Fort Collins Council Opts not to Pursue Moratorium on Student Housing – For Now”