Loveland: Another DDA Vote This Fall

After the 2016 election and the failure of the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) mill levy tax increase ballot question, the DDA Board and staff conducted a review and surveyed voters within the District. They concluded that one reason the ballot question failed to pass was because residential property owners within the DDA could see noContinue reading “Loveland: Another DDA Vote This Fall”

Loveland: Foundry Agreement Finalized

By a 7-1 vote with Troy Krenning dissenting, the City Council approved a Disposition and Redevelopment Agreement (DRA) with Brinkman Partners for the development of the Foundry Project in Downtown Loveland. The agreement is the result of nine months of negotiation between the City and the Brinkman Partners with input and participation from the LovelandContinue reading “Loveland: Foundry Agreement Finalized”

Loveland: REALTORS One and Two on Ballot Issues

Voters overwhelmingly approved the question giving the City permission to investigate the creation of municipal broadband utility (2C). Downtown property owners voted against the two DDA funding measures. 59 percent of the voters said no on Question 5A and 5B lost by 56 percent. LBAR supported the broadband measure (2C) and the two DDA questions.Continue reading “Loveland: REALTORS One and Two on Ballot Issues”

Loveland: REALTOR Appointed to DDA Board

Sharon Cook, a REALTOR with C3 Real Estate Solutions on E. 4th Street, was appointed by the Loveland City Council as a Downtown Development Authority (DDA) Board member. The DDA was approved by voters in a special election earlier this year. It is a public-private partnership  intended to encourage development and redevelopment in the downtownContinue reading “Loveland: REALTOR Appointed to DDA Board”

Loveland: REALTORS Support Downtown Development Authority

The Board of Directors of Loveland Berthoud Association of REALTORS voted unanimously to support the creation of a downtown development authority (DDA) in Loveland. In addition, the Board approved the use of local issues mobilization funds to provide a campaign donation to ” Yes to Downtown Loveland,” the committee advocating on behalf of the DDAContinue reading “Loveland: REALTORS Support Downtown Development Authority”

Loveland: Downtown Working Group Unveils Vision

A group of business leaders presented its strategic plan for downtown Loveland to the City Council on August 12. The 17-member group, brought together by Economic Development Director Betsey Hale, includes Mindy McCloughin, Loveland Chamber CEO, former mayor Gene Pielin, developer Troy Peterson and Harry Devereux of Home State Bank. The group hopes to createContinue reading “Loveland: Downtown Working Group Unveils Vision”