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Longmont: Council Considers Affordable Dedication for Annexation

On April 11th, the City Council approved the annexation of the Nova property north of Nelson Road and West of Dry Creek Drive. The ordinance approves high density residential zoning for the 11-acre parcel west of Target, on which the developer intends to build apartments. According to an observer, Council member Jeff Moore suggested a… Continue reading Longmont: Council Considers Affordable Dedication for Annexation

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Longmont: City to Regulate Home Marijuana Grows

The City Council hasn’t decided if it wants to lift the ban on pot shops in Longmont since Council member Jeff Moore was absent from last week’s meeting. However, the Council did accept staff’s recommendation to regulate residential marijuana grows. City Manager Harold Dominguez said the staff fields regular complaints, primarily regarding smells. When Colorado… Continue reading Longmont: City to Regulate Home Marijuana Grows

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Longmont: Mayor Pro Tem Stirs Up Annexation Issue

Observers are puzzled by Longmont Mayor Pro Tem Brian Bagley’s recent announcement that the City needs to focus on securing its northern and eastern boundaries. Bagley listed three ideas: 1) Longmont should acquire land and create an open space buffer at 66 and I-25 between Weld County Roads 3.5 and 5; 2) A policy should… Continue reading Longmont: Mayor Pro Tem Stirs Up Annexation Issue

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Longmont: City Appeals Fracking Ban

On August 26 the Longmont City Council voted unanimously to appeal the ruling of the Boulder District Court Judge D.D. Mallard overturning the fracking ban in Longmont. The decision was made in executive session with little discussion afterwards during the public meeting. The decision surprised observers, who had thought the City would accept the judge’s… Continue reading Longmont: City Appeals Fracking Ban