Colorado Association of REALTORS: Legislative Update

Senate Bill 17-215 “Sunset Licensed Real Estate Brokers & Subdivision Developers” CAR Position – Support. This bill, which continues the Division of Real Estate, the Real Estate commission and the regulation of real estate brokers until 2026. It passed second reading in the Senate on March 27. The bill directs the Real Estate Commission toContinue reading “Colorado Association of REALTORS: Legislative Update”

Public School Funding in Colorado

  Unfortunately, like most key issues, K-12 funding has become partisan. Often it comes down to a debate centered on whether more funding creates better schools. I want to avoid that particular topic here. It is clear from the November ballot that our school districts believe they need more money to provide a quality education.Continue reading “Public School Funding in Colorado”

Longmont Council Puts Waste Water System Upgrades on Ballot

In November 2011, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) issued a wastewater treatment discharge permit to the City that included new ammonia discharge limits and a compliance schedule for meeting those limits. The compliance schedule requires construction of additional treatment units and related improvements. The wastewater treatment system is also in needContinue reading “Longmont Council Puts Waste Water System Upgrades on Ballot”

Boulder County to Ask Voters to Pay for Paving

The Boulder County Commissioners are poised to add a question on the November ballot concerning a Public Improvement (PID) District to repair county roads. They are scheduled to formally consider the measure at their Sept. 3 meeting. The County’s Transportation Director states that 85 percent of unincorporated subdivision paved roads are in fair or poorContinue reading “Boulder County to Ask Voters to Pay for Paving”