Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Larimer, Govt Fort Collins

Fort Collins Council Agrees to Let Voters Decide Fracking Fate

It is all the rage for progressive towns in Colorado – on Jan. 23rd the City Council bowed to pressure from citizens opposed to fracking by agreeing to put the question to a public vote. But how would such a ban impact the City? According to current Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission setback rules,… Continue reading Fort Collins Council Agrees to Let Voters Decide Fracking Fate

Gov't Affairs, Govt Longmont

Fracking Ballot Measure Generates Controversy

This November Longmont voters will decide if fracking should be banned within City limits. The Longmont Chamber of Commerce hosted a forum on this topic that included speakers Governor John Hickenlooper, Adjunct Professor Dr. William Fleckenstein from the School of Mines and representatives from Our Longmont, Our Future (the group responsible for getting this measure… Continue reading Fracking Ballot Measure Generates Controversy

Govt - County Boulder, Govt Longmont

Twin Peaks Mall Revitalization Takes Step Forward

The City Council approved a request by the owners of the Twin Peaks Mall to seek approval to create a metropolitan district. The creation of a metropolitan district will give NewMark Merrill the ability to issue bonds and levy additional taxes on the property to pay for improvements. The 58-acre district will include everything within… Continue reading Twin Peaks Mall Revitalization Takes Step Forward