Gov't Affairs, Govt - Northeastern Colorado, Govt - State of Colorado

Region: Local Contributions Making Difference on North I-25

To-date local governments in Northern Colorado have added significant funding to ensure North I-25 is improved and expanded. Larimer and Weld Counties, plus Johnstown, Fort Collins, Berthoud, Loveland, Timnath and Windsor, as well as McWhinney provided $25,000,000 in local contributions for the Phase 1 project adding an additional lane between SH 14 and SH 402.… Continue reading Region: Local Contributions Making Difference on North I-25

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

Fort Collins: Council Approves Payment for North I-25

The Fort Collins City Council gave final approval to an ordinance remitting the first of five $445,0000 payments to Larimer County as part of an annual regional contribution of local matching funds for the North I-25 Phase 1 project. Larimer County Commissioner Tom Donnelly proposed the local match project last year using funding from the County’s… Continue reading Fort Collins: Council Approves Payment for North I-25

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

Greeley: Council Gets Update on Area Highway Studies

The City Council received an update on two PEL (planning and environmental linkage) transportation studies involving Greeley’s two main highways -- US 85 and US 34. The US 85 study has been underway for 4 years while the US 34 study started last year. Greeley is at the epicenter of growth in Northern Colorado and… Continue reading Greeley: Council Gets Update on Area Highway Studies

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

Fort Collins: City to Continue NISP Discussions

The Fort Collins City Council voted 6-1 (with Bob Overbeck dissenting) to permit staff to continue discussions with Northern Water on Northern Integrated Supply Project (NISP) mitigation measures for the Poudre River. Northern Water says the proposed project includes enhancements for the river. The draft proposal includes streamflow commitments to enhance low flows and protect… Continue reading Fort Collins: City to Continue NISP Discussions

Gov't Affairs, Govt - Northeastern Colorado, Govt - State of Colorado

Region: NoCo Housing Now Schedules Meeting with Legislators

Northern Colorado legislators have been invited to attend a meeting on November 14 from 3:00 to 5:00 pm in Fort Collins. The purpose of the meeting is to convince our legislators to support construction defects reform legislation during the 2017 legislative session. During earlier discussions, NoCo Housing Now participants identified state level construction defects reform… Continue reading Region: NoCo Housing Now Schedules Meeting with Legislators

Gov't Affairs, Govt - Northeastern Colorado, Govt - State of Colorado

Region: Chimney Hollow On Track for Completion in 2021

Engineering and consulting firm MWH Global Inc. in Broomfield, has received an $11.9 million contract to design the Chimney Hollow Reservoir dam. MWH will design a 360-foot-tall dam, spillway and outlet works for the 90,000-acre-foot reservoir near Loveland on the west side of Carter Lake. It will be the largest dam built in Colorado in… Continue reading Region: Chimney Hollow On Track for Completion in 2021

Gov't Affairs, Govt - State of Colorado

Region: Chimney Hollow On Track for Completion in 2021

Engineering and consulting firm MWH Global Inc. in Broomfield, has received an $11.9 million contract to design the Chimney Hollow Reservoir dam. MWH will design a 360-foot-tall dam, spillway and outlet works for the 90,000-acre-foot reservoir near Loveland on the west side of Carter Lake. It will be the largest dam built in Colorado in… Continue reading Region: Chimney Hollow On Track for Completion in 2021

Gov't Affairs, Govt - Northeastern Colorado, Govt - State of Colorado

Region: NoCo Housing Now Moves Forward

The Fort Collins Board of REALTORS launched an initiative to find solutions to the region’s housing affordability in February 2016. Several stakeholder meetings have taken place and after some discussion the group agreed to focus on three key issues: lobbying for construction defects legislation with State representatives, creating a regional repository to share housing policies… Continue reading Region: NoCo Housing Now Moves Forward

Gov't Affairs, Govt - Nation

Nation: Please Participate in the Call for Action

NAR launched a call for action regarding HR 37000, the Housing Opportunity through Modernization Act last week. Please help us reach our goal, which is a participation rate of 20 percent. So far, none of the associations in Northern Colorado have met the goal. Click here to respond: https://realtorparty.realtoractioncenter.com/site/Advocacy?cmd=display&page=UserAction&id=4355&autologin=true&utm_source=CO&utm_medium=website&utm_campaign=hr3700-2016&s_src=website&s_subsrc=CO

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

Greeley: City Working to Improve Development Review Process

Like other municipalities in Northern Colorado, Greeley is seeing an increase in development activity. The Community Development Department is working to improve its development review process. Director Brad Mueller said the City is trying a new tactic -- bringing developers in to train staff. The goal is help staff understand the external pressures facing developers,… Continue reading Greeley: City Working to Improve Development Review Process