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

Greeley: Candidate Announces for Ward 3

Bill Vetesy announced his intention to run for the Ward 3 City Council seat which will be vacated by John Gates.  Vetesy is a Navy veteran who has lived in Greeley for seven years. Vetesy holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Long Beach State University and has done master’s coursework at Boise State… Continue reading Greeley: Candidate Announces for Ward 3

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

Greeley: Candidates Emerging for Election

The municipal election for Greeley’s City Council is November 7th but already several residents have formally announced their decision to run for mayor. Tom Norton, the current mayor, is finishing his third and final 2-year term per Greeley’s City Charter. Last week Mayor Pro Tem John Gates made his decision to run public. This week,… Continue reading Greeley: Candidates Emerging for Election

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

Loveland: Pending Resignation Will Trigger Special Election

Hugh McKean will be sworn in as a member of the Colorado House of Representatives on January 11. Recently McKean indicated he intends to continue to represent Ward III until January 10. By law, the Council cannot set a special election until a member resigns. Once a letter of resignation is tendered the Council must… Continue reading Loveland: Pending Resignation Will Trigger Special Election

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Boulder, Govt Boulder

Boulder: Council Increases Housing Linkage Fee

Earlier this month the Boulder City Council voted to increase the affordable housing linkage fee for new developments. The linkage fee, which charges new commercial developments to offset their impact on the City’s housing market, was first implemented in 2011. The per square foot fee varies depending on the type of business. Staff and consultants… Continue reading Boulder: Council Increases Housing Linkage Fee

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

Fort Collins: Transportation Impact Fees

Earlier this month the City Council discussed moving from a street oversizing fee to a transportation capital expansion fee (CEF). Staff argues it’s time to update this impact fee and align it with other capital expansion fees, all of which are expected to undergo “revisions” (translation – increases) in the near future. Unlike the street oversizing… Continue reading Fort Collins: Transportation Impact Fees

Gov't Affairs, Govt Loveland

Loveland: Fogle Elected Mayor Pro Tem

John Fogle was elected Mayor Pro Tem at the Nov. 10 City Council. The mayor pro serves when the mayor is absent and as such this is a powerful role. Dave Clark, who had previously held the role made the nomination. Interestingly, no one else was nominated and there was no discussion before the Council… Continue reading Loveland: Fogle Elected Mayor Pro Tem