Fort Collins REALTORS® Announce City Council Candidate Endorsements

The Fort Collins Board of REALTORS® interviewed candidates for City Council and is endorsing the following candidates in the April 2 municipal election. These candidates have all demonstrated their support for REALTOR® issues such as economic development and private property rights. Mayor: Small business owner Karen Weitkunat is just completing her first term as mayor.Continue reading “Fort Collins REALTORS® Announce City Council Candidate Endorsements”

Neighborhood Compatibility Issues Postponed by Ethics Question

The City Council began another earnest debate on Feb. 12th concerning the use the floor area ratio (FAR) as a tool to limit “monster homes” in the Eastside and Westside neighborhoods. Mayor pro tem Kelly Ohlson, who has always been an advocate of limiting FAR, said the latest proposal has “dramatically reduced” the effectiveness ofContinue reading “Neighborhood Compatibility Issues Postponed by Ethics Question”

Fort Collins REALTORS® Oppose Floor Area Restrictions

On February 19th the City Council will consider a variety of options intended to protect neighborhood character in the Eastside and Westside areas adjacent to Old Town Fort Collins. The Fort Collins Board of REALTORS® supports some of the proposed strategies such as design assistance, voluntary design guidelines and the expansion of notifications for variancesContinue reading “Fort Collins REALTORS® Oppose Floor Area Restrictions”