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Boulder County: The People of Colorado vs. Boulder County

Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman followed through on Feb. 14 with her threat to sue Boulder County over its “moratorium” on accepting oil and gas permit applications. The complaint lists as defendants the county and the Boulder County Commissioners. Plaintiffs were the people of Colorado and the state, represented by Coffman. Coffman sent Boulder County a warning… Continue reading Boulder County: The People of Colorado vs. Boulder County

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Boulder: Fight Brewing with State

Boulder County received a letter from Colorado’s Attorney General Cynthia Coffman dated January 26 in which the County was asked to end its gas and oil ban by February 10 or risk legal action. The letter cited the history of Colorado Supreme Court decisions regarding gas and oil moratoria and noted the County’s policy of… Continue reading Boulder: Fight Brewing with State

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Longmont: Public Meeting for Gas and Oil Comments

Recently the City Council discussed gas and oil regulations in Longmont but rather than moving forward with any legislation of its own, it decided to hold a public forum to get more input from citizens. Clearly some members of Council would support a ban on fracking or a moratorium regardless of their legality. Inevitably the… Continue reading Longmont: Public Meeting for Gas and Oil Comments

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Longmont: LAR Opposes Gas and Oil Moratorium

The Longmont Association of REALTORS submitted comments to the Boulder County Commissioners for the June 28th public hearing of resolution 2016-65. The resolution would establish another moratorium on gas and oil applications until November 16, 2016. In its comments, LAR wrote, “The Longmont Association of REALTORS® (LAR) opposes Resolution 2016-65, which would establish a new… Continue reading Longmont: LAR Opposes Gas and Oil Moratorium

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Boulder: Council Considers Hill Residential Restrictions

University Hill, a neighborhood that’s been popular with college students for decades, may face additional development restrictions if the City of Boulder has its way. At a recent study session, the Boulder City Council had its first opportunity to provide feedback on a proposal to make residential a conditional use in the commercial district and… Continue reading Boulder: Council Considers Hill Residential Restrictions