Greeley: City Revising Sign Code

Brett Walker, a planner with Greeley’s Community Development Department, says the City will revise its sign code in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in 2015 Reed v. Town of Gilbert (AZ).  In the ruling, the Supreme Court held that the sign code of the town was unconstitutional because it regulated various typesContinue reading “Greeley: City Revising Sign Code”

Region: Windy Gap Participants Approve Funds for 2016

The city councils of Loveland and Greeley approved resolutions to fund their portions of the Fifth Interim Agreement for costs associated with the Windy Gap Firming Project in 2016. Each participant’s share for 2016 is approximately $1.1 million. “The Fifth Phase of the Project consists of the continuation of work to obtain local, state andContinue reading “Region: Windy Gap Participants Approve Funds for 2016”

Loveland: Will City Ask for New Tax?

In December, the City Council got its first look at a proposal from the Recreation Department to build a new 60,000 SF rec center in northwest Loveland. Residents and consultants say the Chilson Rec Center is crowded and lacks amenities. The only problem is the estimated cost for a new facility is $32 million. The CityContinue reading “Loveland: Will City Ask for New Tax?”

Draft 2040 Transportation Plan Available for Comment

The North Front Range Metropolitan Planning Organization (NFRMPO) has released its draft 2040 Transportation Plan (RTP). The region is required to update its plan every four years because it’s a non-attainment area for ozone and Fort Collins and Greeley have moderate levels of carbon monoxide. The RTP is essentially a bureaucratic requirement but it doesContinue reading “Draft 2040 Transportation Plan Available for Comment”

Greeley: Learn What It Takes to Run for Office

The Greeley Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the City of Greeley, Aims Community College, Greeley Evans School District 6 and the Weld Clerk and Recorders Office is holding a Candidates Academy on May 20. The Academy is free and includes a line up of experts who will discuss what candidates need to know. ThisContinue reading “Greeley: Learn What It Takes to Run for Office”

Greeley: UNC Ups the Ante for HOPE

The University of Northern Colorado will contribute an additional $1,500 in downpayment assistance to eligible employees who purchase homes through Greeley Home Ownership Program (G HOPE). On April 7th the City Council approved a resolution that authorizes an intergovernmental agreement between the two entities. Greeley Urban Renewal Authority will manage the funds and the two governmentsContinue reading “Greeley: UNC Ups the Ante for HOPE”

Greeley: City Begins Water Dedication Discussion

When the City went through the process of updating its impact fees it became clear that water fees for residential development also needed to be reviewed. After hiring a consultant, Doug Jeavons of BBC, City staff scheduled a series of meetings with stakeholders (GARA, the HBA and the Water Board) to get input. Jeavons saidContinue reading “Greeley: City Begins Water Dedication Discussion”

Greeley: City Offers HOPE

The City of Greeley held a training session for 80 REALTORS and lenders interested in learning more about G-HOPE (Greeley Home Ownership Program for Employees). Up to $6,000 in down payment assistance will be available to qualified employees of the City of Greeley, the University of Northern Colorado, Greeley-Evans School District 6 and Banner HealthContinue reading “Greeley: City Offers HOPE”

Greeley: City Poised to Launch Employer Housing Program

The City of Greeley is partnering with several of the City’s biggest employers to contribute up to $6,000 toward a down payment (or closing costs) for people who buy homes in the University District or the Redevelopment District as part of a program called Home Purchase Plan for Employees (HPPE). Employees at the University ofContinue reading “Greeley: City Poised to Launch Employer Housing Program”

Greeley: Council Approves Impact Fees

The Greeley City Council voted 5-2 to adopt new capital improvement fees in March 2015. John Gates and Charlie Archibeque voted against the proposal in the public hearing on Jan. 20th. Sadly only two members of the public spoke at the hearing, including Neal Jandreau, GARA’s chairman. John Gates voiced concern with the decision byContinue reading “Greeley: Council Approves Impact Fees”