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 Larimer

Larimer: Incumbent Commissioners Re-elected

Steve Johnson (district 2) and Tom Donnelly (district 3) easily defeated Democratic opponents to win another four-year term on the Board of County Commissioners. The Fort Collins Board of REALTORS® and the Loveland Berthoud Association of REALTORS® supported both candidates. Their re-election is good for highway transportation proponents because Donnelly in particular, proposed a innovative… Continue reading Larimer: Incumbent Commissioners Re-elected

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Larimer

Larimer County: County Convenes Workforce Housing Task Force

On August 31 Larimer County held the first meeting of its workforce housing task force. The group included Congressman Jared Polis (briefly), State Senator John Kefalas, County Commissioners Tom Donnelly and Lew Gaiter, the mayor of Johnstown, Loveland City Council member Leah Johnson, a staff representative from Timnath, representatives from FCBR and LBAR, and an… Continue reading Larimer County: County Convenes Workforce Housing Task Force

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Larimer County: LBAR Supports Incumbents

The Loveland-Berthoud Association of REALTORS Board of Directors approved a recommendation from the Government Affairs Committee to endorse Steve Johnson (District 2) and Tom Donnelly (District 3) for Larimer County Commissioner. Both Commissioners have been supportive of REALTOR issues such as water, transportation, and housing, and work well with constituents. On November 8, voters will… Continue reading Larimer County: LBAR Supports Incumbents

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Larimer

Larimer County: Commissioners Race Heats Up

Both county commissioners who are up for reelection this November now have opponents. In District 2, Eric Mokler, a partner in a local industrial real estate firm, will challenge Steve Johnson, a fellow Republican. Bill Wright, a high school teacher from Fort Collins has also announced his candidacy. More information about Mokler and Wright are… Continue reading Larimer County: Commissioners Race Heats Up

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Larimer County: Municipalities Divided on Open Space Tax Proposal

The Fort Collins City Council announced its support for the County’s proposal to increase the County’s share of the quarter cent open space sales tax revenue from 42 to 50 percent. However, the Loveland City Council expressed concerns with the proposal, which is opposed by Loveland’s Open Lands Advisory Commission. The difference between the two… Continue reading Larimer County: Municipalities Divided on Open Space Tax Proposal

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Larimer

Donnelly Retains Seat

In one of the most unexpected outcomes in this election, incumbent Tom Donnelly appears to have narrowly defeated challenger Karen Stockley and will serve a second term as the County Commissioner from District 2, which includes Loveland and the southern portion of Larimer County. The last unofficial results were posted late Tuesday night and showed… Continue reading Donnelly Retains Seat

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County Commissioner Race Heats up in District 1

Karen Stockley, who was ousted from the Thompson School Board by newcomer Bob Kerrigan, has announced her decision to run against incumbent Tom Donnelly in this November’s Larimer County Commissioner race. Stockley says she’d like to “streamline county government and represent all the residents of Larimer County.” According to the Reporter-Herald, Donnelly ran for the… Continue reading County Commissioner Race Heats up in District 1