Capital Expansion Fees Approved by Loveland City Council

After wrestling with Capital Expansion Fees (known as CEFs or impact fees) for nearly a year, the City Council finally made a decision. Developers will see a small increase in fees for a single-family home from a total of $12,531 in 2012 to $12,939 in 2013. The fees are mean to ensure that new developmentContinue reading “Capital Expansion Fees Approved by Loveland City Council”

Clark Returned to Loveland City Council

In spite of an aggressive campaign by his opponent Paul Mueller, Dave Clark won the right to represent Ward IV on the Loveland City Council. Cat McEwen’s resignation this summer prompted the special election to select someone to complete the remaining year of her term. Clark beat Mueller by 260 votes in a conservative wardContinue reading “Clark Returned to Loveland City Council”

Candidates Announce for Ward IV Special Election

The sudden resignation of Cat McEwen this summer did more than create a vacancy on the City Council. It created a City Council that is so divided it can’t even elect a new mayor pro tem, a position formerly held by McEwen (who was the only member of Council who was not affiliated with eitherContinue reading “Candidates Announce for Ward IV Special Election”

Loveland City Council Begins Review of Capital Expansion Fees

Like all jurisdictions, periodically the Loveland City Council is required to review and revise the impact fees charged for new development. The City Council took the first step in this process by comparing the fees charged in Loveland with other cities in the region. According to a staff report, the fee for a single-family residenceContinue reading “Loveland City Council Begins Review of Capital Expansion Fees”

City of Loveland Needs Funding for Water Infrastructure

At a recent study session staff provided the results of its latest cost-of-service water rate study. The problem is that the City hasn’t raised water fees in while and has deferred capital maintenance. Now the City’s infrastructure is aging and needs repairs. Since the capital reserves have been depleted, the Council will have to decideContinue reading “City of Loveland Needs Funding for Water Infrastructure”