Loveland Council Approves Sprinkler Task Force

After a presentation on residential fire suppression sprinklers the City Council gave Fire Chief Randy Mirowski permission to create a group to study the feasibility of requiring sprinklers in new residential construction. The Council asked a lot of good questions. For example, Daryle Klassen wondered why Loveland would require sprinklers in new homes if olderContinue reading “Loveland Council Approves Sprinkler Task Force”

LBAR Announces Candidate Endorsements

The Loveland-Berthoud Association of REALTORS is endorsing the following City Council candidates: Mayor: Daryle Klassen Ward 1: Troy Krenning Ward 2: Joan Shaffer Ward 3: Hugh McKean (running unopposed) Ward 4: Dave Clark All 5 of these candidates support the as-built certificate concept as a way to ease issues that have arisen due to concealedContinue reading “LBAR Announces Candidate Endorsements”

Five Loveland Council Seats Available in November

A majority of the City Council’s nine seats will be available in the fall general election. Mayor Cecil Gutierrez is eligible to run for a third and final term. Other incumbents who are eligible to run again include Daryle Klassen (Ward 1), Joan Shaffer (Ward 2), Hugh McKean (Ward 3) and Dave Clark (Ward 4).Continue reading “Five Loveland Council Seats Available in November”

Water Discussion Illustrates Loveland Council Division

Another long and tense water debate ended with a 5-3 vote. After months of study sessions the Council had appeared to settle on a complicated funding plan that included long-term debt, internal borrowing and rate increases. However, the issue of whether or not to include $750,000 of general fund money each year for five yearsContinue reading “Water Discussion Illustrates Loveland Council Division”

Klassen Voted Mayor Pro Tem in Loveland

The importance of the special City Council election for Ward IV is evidenced by one of the first decisions made by Council after Dave Clark’s swearing in. For months the Council was unable to elect a mayor pro tem to replace Cat McEwen after her resignation, splitting 4-4 along party lines. More importantly, this tieContinue reading “Klassen Voted Mayor Pro Tem in Loveland”

Candidates Announce for Ward IV Special Election

The sudden resignation of Cat McEwen this summer did more than create a vacancy on the City Council. It created a City Council that is so divided it can’t even elect a new mayor pro tem, a position formerly held by McEwen (who was the only member of Council who was not affiliated with eitherContinue reading “Candidates Announce for Ward IV Special Election”