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

Boulder: Impact Fee Increases Approved

At the same meeting, the Boulder City Council increased capital facility impact fees (parks & rec, library, fire, police, municipal facilities and human services) and transportation excise tax, and created a new transportation impact fee. The fee increases will apply to both residential and commercial developments. A prototypical residential development is a 3-unit townhome building.… Continue reading Boulder: Impact Fee Increases Approved

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

Loveland: Capital Expansion Fee Conversation Drags On

Since 2012 the Council has discussed changes to Capital Expansion Fees (CEFs) for new development. Council member Dave Clark noted that CEFs for a single-family home have increased 800 percent since 1984 when they were introduced. Clark said his home has only appreciated 300 percent since then. He continues to champion reducing fees for residential… Continue reading Loveland: Capital Expansion Fee Conversation Drags On

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

Greeley: City Begins Water Dedication Discussion

When the City went through the process of updating its impact fees it became clear that water fees for residential development also needed to be reviewed. After hiring a consultant, Doug Jeavons of BBC, City staff scheduled a series of meetings with stakeholders (GARA, the HBA and the Water Board) to get input. Jeavons said… Continue reading Greeley: City Begins Water Dedication Discussion