Greeley: Residents Invited to Comp Plan Kick-Off

Imagine Greeley, the City’s comprehensive plan update, is scheduled for a formal launch on March 3. An all-day workshop is scheduled from 9:00 to 4:00 pm that day as well as an open house from 4:00 to 6:00 pm for those who cannot attend the workshop. It is very important for GARA members to participateContinue reading “Greeley: Residents Invited to Comp Plan Kick-Off”

Greeley: Greeley Kicks Off Comp Plan Update

This month the City kicked off its update to the comprehensive plan, Imagine Greeley. The comprehensive plan which articulates the City’s long-term vision was first adopted in 1997 and is revised approximately every ten years. In public meetings this month, the City asked the public to provide thoughts on Greeley’s future. What public amenities areContinue reading “Greeley: Greeley Kicks Off Comp Plan Update”

Greeley: City to Consider Construction Defects

Brad Mueller, the Director of Greeley’s Community Development Department, says the City will draft a construction defects ordinance in 2017. He is looking at ordinances passed in Fort Collins and Loveland this year as models for the proposed ordinance the City Council will review. While there is no guarantee the City Council will approve anything,Continue reading “Greeley: City to Consider Construction Defects”

Region: Chimney Hollow On Track for Completion in 2021

Engineering and consulting firm MWH Global Inc. in Broomfield, has received an $11.9 million contract to design the Chimney Hollow Reservoir dam. MWH will design a 360-foot-tall dam, spillway and outlet works for the 90,000-acre-foot reservoir near Loveland on the west side of Carter Lake. It will be the largest dam built in Colorado inContinue reading “Region: Chimney Hollow On Track for Completion in 2021”

Region: Chimney Hollow On Track for Completion in 2021

Engineering and consulting firm MWH Global Inc. in Broomfield, has received an $11.9 million contract to design the Chimney Hollow Reservoir dam. MWH will design a 360-foot-tall dam, spillway and outlet works for the 90,000-acre-foot reservoir near Loveland on the west side of Carter Lake. It will be the largest dam built in Colorado inContinue reading “Region: Chimney Hollow On Track for Completion in 2021”

Greeley: GARA Supports 3A

GARA’s Board of Directors voted to support a proposed 10.34 mill levy override (MLO) which will appear on the November ballot as ballot measure 3A. If it passes, it would give the Greeley-Evans School District 6 $12 million a year for seven years. This equates to an additional $540 per student, per year. District 6Continue reading “Greeley: GARA Supports 3A”

Greeley: Survey Will Help City Plan

According to the results of the City’s July community survey, most residents see the economy and quality of life as stable or improving. Most respondents are satisfied with the amount of growth in Greeley and the amenities the community offers. In an interesting twist, affordable housing and entertainment options were identified as lacking. One inContinue reading “Greeley: Survey Will Help City Plan”

Fort Collins: City Continues to Investigate Broadband Utility Options

Last year Fort Collins convinced voters to allow the City to pursue broadband options last fall by approving an exemption to SB-152. At a recent study session, staff provided an update on its research to provide some type of municipal broadband. The utility could be public, private or a public-private partnership. The staff isn’t readyContinue reading “Fort Collins: City Continues to Investigate Broadband Utility Options”

Weld County: County Supports Regional Housing

The Board of Weld County Commissioners approved transferring the County’s 2016 allocation of Private Activity Bonds (PABs) to the Colorado Housing and Finance Authority. The $7,456,700 in PABs will be used on a senior housing project in Greeley. PABs are tax-exempt bonds allocated to the State by the Federal government and are used by theContinue reading “Weld County: County Supports Regional Housing”

Region: Study Will Identify Solutions for US 34

CDOT is preparing to hire a consultant to manage a planning and environmental linkage study (PEL) for the corridor from Glade Road to Weld County Road 49 east of Greeley. The North Front Range Metropolitan Planning Organization (NFRMPO) approved funding for the study as requested by the US 34 Elected Officials Coalition: The highway hasContinue reading “Region: Study Will Identify Solutions for US 34”