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

Longmont: Sanctuary City Discussion Postpones Council Action

On April 25 the City Council had two items of interest to REALTORS®on the agenda – a text amendment to remove accessory dwelling unit density calculations and the Boston-Sunset annexation referral. Agendas are carefully created in advance by staff and approved by the mayor. Unfortunately, these two items were pushed to subsequent meetings because of… Continue reading Longmont: Sanctuary City Discussion Postpones Council Action

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

Fort Collins: Municipal Election Results

Wade Troxell was re-elected mayor, winning a decisive 57 percent of the vote, defeating opponents Edie Hudetz and Kwon Atlas.  In District 1, Bob Overbeck won a second term, beating Nate Budd by 15 percentage points. In the closest race, Ken Summers defected Gordon Coombes by a seven percent margin to take the District 3… Continue reading Fort Collins: Municipal Election Results

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Larimer, Govt - County Weld, Govt Johnstown

Region: Johnstown Bows to Pressure

Last week the Johnstown Town Council did not ratify the agreement to donate $6 million for the SH 402 interchange redesign as part of the I-25 Phase One project. At the last moment the town’s mayor, who had helped broker the deal, got cold feet. He argued Johnstown should not have to contribute $6 million to… Continue reading Region: Johnstown Bows to Pressure

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

Fort Collins: Homebuilders, REALTORS® Make Candidate Endorsements

The Northern Colorado Home Builders Association announced it is endorsing the following candidates in the Fort Collins City Council election - for mayor Wade Troxell, in District 1: Nate Budd
and in District 3 Ken Summers. 
The HBA made no endorsement in the District 5 race. The Fort Collins Board of REALTORS® announced its “Future of… Continue reading Fort Collins: Homebuilders, REALTORS® Make Candidate Endorsements

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

Fort Collins: Chamber Announces Council Endorsements

The Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce has announced its endorsements for the April City Council election. Mayor, Wade Troxell vs. Edie Hudetz and Kwon Atlas District 1, Nate Budd vs. incumbent Bob Overbeck District 3, Ken Summers vs. Gordon Coombes District 5, No Endorsement (Ross Cunniff vs. Duane Hansen) As part of the Chamber’s process, candidates were… Continue reading Fort Collins: Chamber Announces Council Endorsements

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 Fort Collins

Fort Collins: April Ballot Taking Shape

The Fort Collins municipal election is April 4, 2017. Candidate petitions are due Feb. 23 and already a variety of candidates have declared. Mayor Wade Troxell will run for another term on City Council. He will face challengers Elizabeth “Edie” Hudetz and Chavez Fisher. Hudetz is a longtime political activist and a member of Save… Continue reading Fort Collins: April Ballot Taking Shape

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

Berthoud: LBAR Endorses Mulvihill

Following the recommendation of the Government Affairs Committee, LBAR’s Board of Directors voted to endorse Steve Mulvihill for mayor of Berthoud and contribute to his campaign using local CARPAC funds. LBAR supports private property rights, economic development and good planning to preserve Berthoud’s future. Steve wants to protect the town’s infrastructure, support the downtown and… Continue reading Berthoud: LBAR Endorses Mulvihill

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

Longmont: Message Ordinance Approved

Recently the Longmont City Council considered an ordinance that would prohibit the City from entering into future long-term water supply agreements with towns on its eastern border. Mayor Pro Tem Brian Bagley first suggested the idea after voicing concern that other towns were encroaching on Longmont’s boundaries. By denying other jurisdictions the ability to lease… Continue reading Longmont: Message Ordinance Approved

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

Berthoud: Special Election Set for August 9

Three candidates will vie for the mayor’s seat in a special election scheduled for August 9. The candidates include Steve Mulvihill, a retired businessman http://steve4berthoud.com, Jim Russo, a former Berthoud trustee and planning commission member in the 1990s http://www.russoformayor.com, and May Soricelli, who occasionally reports for the Berthoud Surveyor newspaper https://www.facebook.com/MayForMayor/. All three candidates will… Continue reading Berthoud: Special Election Set for August 9