September 1

Duration Limits on Political Signs—Time for a Code Revision?

By Jill Hassman The November election season is upon us and as a result we can anticipate the typical array of political signs decorating the municipal landscape. Municipalities often seek to regulate political signs in order to protect public safety, preserve property values, promote tourism, and generally improve the appearance of the community. However, municipal.

September 1

An Introduction to Group Home Regulation— Part II

By Robert Widner In the last edition of our newsletter, we introduced one of the most important yet misunderstood local government planning issues facing communities – group home regulation. The last edition addressed the federal law (Fair Housing Amendments Act) that governs group homes (Part I). In this edition, we discuss Colorado laws and the.

April 1

City of Centennial Exploring Fiber and Telecommunications Opportunities

By Jill Hassman At the November 5, 2013 election, voters of the City of Centennial approved Ballot Question 2G concerning the City’s ability to use its fiber optic infrastructure. Passage of 2G granted Centennial the statutory authority to indirectly provide certain telecommunications services through competitive and non-exclusive partnerships. Since 2008, Centennial has been developing its.

April 1

2013 Town Manager of the Year

By Maureen Juran Steve Stamey, Town Administrator for the Town of Lochbuie, was awarded the 2013 Town Manager of the Year by the Colorado City and County Management Association at its annual conference on February 20th in Glenwood Springs. This is a sought after and prestigious award given to only one town/city manager from the.