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

Boulder: Regional Housing Partnership’s Strategies for Diverse Housing

Recently Betsey Martens (Boulder Housing Partners) and Leslie Durgen (Boulder Chamber of Commerce) provided an overview of the Boulder County Regional Housing Partnership’s latest draft of Priorities and Strategies for Ensuring a Diverse Housing Inventory (PASFEADI) for BARA and LAR members. The Partnership is comprised primarily of local government agencies and housing authorities. According to… Continue reading Boulder: Regional Housing Partnership’s Strategies for Diverse Housing

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

Boulder: Property Owners Lose Appeal

In December the Colorado Supreme Court denied a request to review the Court of Appeals decision to uphold a district court’s ruling in the Wibby et al. v. Boulder County Board of County Commissioners. In 2014 Chuck Wibby and a group of property owners sued the County over the Commissioners’ decision to require property owners… Continue reading Boulder: Property Owners Lose Appeal

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

Greeley: GARA Supports 3A

GARA’s Board of Directors voted to support a proposed 10.34 mill levy override (MLO) which will appear on the November ballot as ballot measure 3A. If it passes, it would give the Greeley-Evans School District 6 $12 million a year for seven years. This equates to an additional $540 per student, per year. District 6… Continue reading Greeley: GARA Supports 3A

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

Longmont: Council Adopts 2015 Budget

The City Council formally adopted its 2015 budget last week. The projected operating budget is $275.85 million, which is $6.41 million less than the 2014 budget. Water and sewer rates will increase. City Manager Harold Dominguez writes that, “While this most certainly is not a budget that is flush with resources, it is one in… Continue reading Longmont: Council Adopts 2015 Budget

Govt - County Boulder

Boulder County Commissioners Consider Sustainability Tax

A poll was commissioned by Boulder County to test voter support for some type of tax to fund sustainability measures. Respondents were asked if they would support either a property or a sales tax increase that would fund programs such as EnergySmart's energy-efficiency retrofits to homes and businesses; home weatherization programs for low-income families; "infrastructure… Continue reading Boulder County Commissioners Consider Sustainability Tax