Longmont: REALTORS Support Luallin

The Board of Directors of the Longmont Association of REALTORS approved a recommendation from the Government Affairs Committee to support Randy Luallin for Boulder County Commissioner, District 3. Mr. Luallin, a Libertarian, is an advocate for property rights. He believes Boulder County land use regulations are too restrictive, making development expensive. His view that BoulderContinue reading “Longmont: REALTORS Support Luallin”

Sammoury Loses At-Large Longmont Seat

The results of the City Council election were disappointing for the Longmont Association of REALTORS. Three of four LAR-endorsed candidates were not victorious on Nov. 5. The most surprising result was Alex Sammoury’s failure to win another 4-year term. Incumbents rarely lose, according to conventional wisdom, unless they have scandals or bad PR to overcome.Continue reading “Sammoury Loses At-Large Longmont Seat”

Voters Approve Fracking Ban

Fracking opponents were successful in their attempt to persuade voters to approve a city charter amendment to prohibit fracking within the City of Longmont. However, the charter amendment will face a legal challenge from the State of Colorado. Governor John Hickenlooper stated in October that if ban proponents were successful, the State would take theContinue reading “Voters Approve Fracking Ban”

LAR Opposes Fracking Prohibition: Ballot Question 300

This November Longmont residents will decide the fate of ballot question 300, which would prohibit fracking within the City of Longmont.  The Board of Directors of the Longmont Association of REALTORS® has voted to oppose this ballot question because of the implication regarding property rights. The Longmont Association of REALTORS® believes in the sanctity ofContinue reading “LAR Opposes Fracking Prohibition: Ballot Question 300”