Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Weld, Govt Greeley

Greeley: Imagine Greeley Needs You

Greeley is moving forward quickly with its Comprehensive Plan update, known as Imagine Greeley. Community Development Director Brad Mueller says the plan is on track for adoption by the end of 2017. The plan focuses on the following topics:  housing access (affordable and diverse housing types), growth, economic health, livability and capital and operations. After… Continue reading Greeley: Imagine Greeley Needs You

Gov't Affairs, Govt - State of Colorado

Colorado: Transportation Bill Moves to Senate

HB-1242 “Transportation Infrastructure Funding” had its first committee hearing in the Senate’s Transportation Committee on April 11. It passed out of the committee on a 3-2 vote but that could spell trouble for the bill. While HB-1242 is co-sponsored by the Senate President, a Republican, Senators John Cooke (Greeley) and Ray Scott (Grand Junction), voted… Continue reading Colorado: Transportation Bill Moves to Senate

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Greeley: Council Gets Update on Area Highway Studies

The City Council received an update on two PEL (planning and environmental linkage) transportation studies involving Greeley’s two main highways -- US 85 and US 34. The US 85 study has been underway for 4 years while the US 34 study started last year. Greeley is at the epicenter of growth in Northern Colorado and… Continue reading Greeley: Council Gets Update on Area Highway Studies

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Greeley: Council Approves Land Use Amendments

On April 4, the City Council approved two sets of amendments related to subdivision and planning processes. The first set of proposed changes parallels existing policy and codes for water and sewer infrastructure built by development. The proposed amendment for streets acknowledges that, when a development is required to install and pay for road infrastructure… Continue reading Greeley: Council Approves Land Use Amendments

Gov't Affairs, Govt - CO Assoc. of Realtors®, Govt - State of Colorado

Colorado Association of REALTORS: Legislative Update

The Legislative Policy Committee adopted the following positions at its March 3rd meeting. HB-1187 “Change Excess State Revenues Cap Growth Factor” Position – Support.  This bill modifies the excess state revenues cap by allowing an annual adjustment for an increase based on the average annual change of Colorado personal income over the last 5 years,… Continue reading Colorado Association of REALTORS: Legislative Update

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Weld, Govt Greeley

Greeley: Council Approves Zoning Change for Stephens Farm

The City Council approved a change for zoning for the Stephens Farm property, to allow the owners to rezone 156 acres from PUD (planned unit development) low, medium and high density residential. Stephen Farms is located south of 10th Street, west of 83rdAvenue and north of the Sheep Draw. The change of zoning is the… Continue reading Greeley: Council Approves Zoning Change for Stephens Farm

Gov't Affairs, Govt - CO Assoc. of Realtors®, Govt - State of Colorado

Colorado Association of REALTORS: Legislative Update

HB 17-1161 “TIF Tax Increment Financing Transparency” Position -Oppose. Status - died in the House Committee on Business Affairs and Labor on February 21st. This bill would have required additional reporting requirements for urban renewal authorities (URAs). CAR opposed this legislation because it would have made these types of urban renewal projects more difficult to… Continue reading Colorado Association of REALTORS: Legislative Update

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Weld, Govt Greeley

Greeley: Candidate Announces for Ward 3

Bill Vetesy announced his intention to run for the Ward 3 City Council seat which will be vacated by John Gates.  Vetesy is a Navy veteran who has lived in Greeley for seven years. Vetesy holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Long Beach State University and has done master’s coursework at Boise State… Continue reading Greeley: Candidate Announces for Ward 3

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Weld, Govt Greeley

Greeley: Road Tax Outperforming Expectations

Staff calculated the.65 percent Keep Greeley Moving tax passed by the voters in 2015 would generate $9.4 million in 2016. This, combined with $2.6 million from Food Tax revenue provide roughly $12 million annually for street projects. In fact, Greeley’s economy outperformed expectations, thus the 2016 revenue will be higher than $9.4 million when the… Continue reading Greeley: Road Tax Outperforming Expectations

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Weld, Govt Greeley

Greeley: Candidates Emerging for Election

The municipal election for Greeley’s City Council is November 7th but already several residents have formally announced their decision to run for mayor. Tom Norton, the current mayor, is finishing his third and final 2-year term per Greeley’s City Charter. Last week Mayor Pro Tem John Gates made his decision to run public. This week,… Continue reading Greeley: Candidates Emerging for Election