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

Loveland: LBAR Endorses Olson

The Loveland Berthoud Association of REALTORS® has endorsed Steve Olson in the election to select a new City Council member to represent Ward 3. Olson, a member of the Board of Directors of the Northern Colorado Legislative Alliance and active member of the Loveland Chamber of Commerce, has the skills and experience to serve Loveland… Continue reading Loveland: LBAR Endorses Olson

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

Loveland: Broadband Discussion Bogs Down

Staff hoped the City Council would choose a business model for the City’s broadband initiative Tuesday night, but the Council clearly wasn’t comfortable making that decision yet. The City’s Broadband Task Force recommended City Council direct staff to move forward developing a municipal retail – residential and business model like Longmont’s, while continuing to consider… Continue reading Loveland: Broadband Discussion Bogs Down

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

Loveland: Planning Commission Reviews New Development Code

On Jan. 23, the Planning Commission held a public hearing on proposed changes related to development procedures proposed for the new Unified Development code. Sarah Warnock, Chair-Elect of LBAR told the Commission LBAR strongly supports the new code both conceptually and specifically in terms of the proposed procedures. Ms. Warnock was the only member of… Continue reading Loveland: Planning Commission Reviews New Development Code

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

Loveland: Three Candidates for Ward 3

Deputy City Clerk Beverly Walker confirmed there are three candidates for the Ward 3 special election set for April 11: Steve Olson, John Keil, and Howard Dotson. Olson is a CPA and board member of the Northern Colorado Legislative Alliance. Keil is a hemp farmer who has lived here for 2 years. Dotson is a… Continue reading Loveland: Three Candidates for Ward 3

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

Loveland: LBAR Supports School Ballot Measures

Following the recommendation of the Government Affairs Committee, LBAR’s Board of Directors voted to support Thompson School District’s mill levy override (MLO) and bond measures. Ballot question 3D will ask voters to approve a MLO of 7.15 mills for residential properties to make salaries and compensation more competitive with neighboring districts, replace textbooks and purchase… Continue reading Loveland: LBAR Supports School Ballot Measures

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

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 ready… Continue reading Fort Collins: City Continues to Investigate Broadband Utility Options

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Larimer

Larimer County: County Convenes Workforce Housing Task Force

On August 31 Larimer County held the first meeting of its workforce housing task force. The group included Congressman Jared Polis (briefly), State Senator John Kefalas, County Commissioners Tom Donnelly and Lew Gaiter, the mayor of Johnstown, Loveland City Council member Leah Johnson, a staff representative from Timnath, representatives from FCBR and LBAR, and an… Continue reading Larimer County: County Convenes Workforce Housing Task Force

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

Berthoud: Mulvihill Wins Special Election

Steve Mulvihill, a retired businessman with military experience, decisively won the August 9 special election in Berthoud, taking 49 percent of the vote in the three candidate race. This ends the saga which began in April when Pete Cowdin ran unopposed for mayor but resigned the day he was supposed to be sworn in. Now, with… Continue reading Berthoud: Mulvihill Wins Special Election

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Larimer

Larimer County: LBAR Supports Incumbents

The Loveland-Berthoud Association of REALTORS Board of Directors approved a recommendation from the Government Affairs Committee to endorse Steve Johnson (District 2) and Tom Donnelly (District 3) for Larimer County Commissioner. Both Commissioners have been supportive of REALTOR issues such as water, transportation, and housing, and work well with constituents. On November 8, voters will… Continue reading Larimer County: LBAR Supports Incumbents

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

Loveland: Zoning Code Update

At an annual reception for City Council and staff, LBAR’s leadership learned Loveland is planning a major update of its zoning code following the adoption of Create Loveland, the updated comprehensive plan. The City is creating a task force to assist in designing the new code and asked LBAR to participate in that effort.