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

Greeley: Group Wants to Stop Hotel

A group has formed with the intent of forcing a special election on an ordinance approved by City Council on April 5. The group led by local activist Jeffrey Hare is called STOPP (Stop Taxes on Private Projects) and the ordinance they oppose authorized the City’s lease on the 919 7th Street property for a… Continue reading Greeley: Group Wants to Stop Hotel

Gov't Affairs, Govt - Northeastern Colorado

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 and… Continue reading Region: Windy Gap Participants Approve Funds for 2016

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

Fort Collins: Council Gives Preliminary Approval for I-25 Funding

The City Council approved an ordinance on first reading to make a $30,000 donation to the Fix North I-25 Business Alliance. The money will be used in the Alliance’s public relations and lobbying efforts. Donations to the Alliance have also been approved by the city councils of Greeley and Fort Collins.

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Larimer, Govt Loveland

Loveland: Council Approves Funding for Fix North I-25 Coalition

The Loveland City Council approves a funding request from the Fix North I-25 Coalition in the amount of $20,000. So far, the Coalition (led by David May, CEO of the Fort Collins Chamber and me) has been very successful in increasing awareness and support for the expansion of North I-25 (Highway 14 to Colorado 66),… Continue reading Loveland: Council Approves Funding for Fix North I-25 Coalition

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

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. This… Continue reading Greeley: Learn What It Takes to Run for Office

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

Greeley: Sewer Bond Project Given Initial Approval

An $8 million bond project to fund improvements to the City’s sewer system was approved on first reading by the City Council. The sewer system is aging and in need of improvements since some of the system is over a century old. The funding will also pay for the installation of more than two miles… Continue reading Greeley: Sewer Bond Project Given Initial Approval

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

Greeley: November Election Preview

The City Council discussed the upcoming November election at a recent work session. The Mayor’s seat, Ward I, Ward IV and an at-large seat will be available at that time. Mayor Tom Norton has served 2 terms and could run again. Charlie Archibeque (Ward I) and Robb Casseday (at-large) are term-limited. Mike Finn (Ward IV)… Continue reading Greeley: November Election Preview

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

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 by… Continue reading Greeley: Council Approves Impact Fees

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

Greeley: Impact Fees Another Step Closer to Approval

The City Council is scheduled to review the proposed impact fee methodology on Dec. 16 and hold a final public hearing on January 6, 2015. At a work session on Dec 9 it seemed that some members of the Council were a bit uncomfortable with the new fees, but they cannot argue with the logic… Continue reading Greeley: Impact Fees Another Step Closer to Approval

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

Weld County: Staff Prepares to Present Impact Fee Proposal to Council

After months of work, and requests for public input, Greeley Assistant City Manager Victoria Runkle and Community Development Director Brad Mueller are ready to present recommendations to the City Council regarding the proposed 2015 impact fees. The total cost of all the impact fees for a single-family home will increase 8.6 percent if the City… Continue reading Weld County: Staff Prepares to Present Impact Fee Proposal to Council