Monthly Archives: June 2015

Sprouts Subsidy Chased Out $5 Million Investment

So far, the only measurable result of the Loveland City Council’s decision to give $2.2 million to Sprouts Farmers Market is the loss of an approximate $5 million investment by Vitamin Cottage to develop a Natural Grocer in Loveland. ¬†Already … Continue reading

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Chad McWhinney To Address “Failed” 25/34 Interchange

CDOT is threatening to declare the I-25/US34 interchange in Loveland a “failed intersection” once the proposed developments centered around the Scheels and Bass Pro Shops are built. Ironically, a new all-private economic development group is hosting a meeting in Greeley … Continue reading

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TSD Union Agreement Over by End of Month

On May 20, the Board of Education rejected on a 4-3 vote the agreement negotiated with the teacher’s union (Thompson Education Association or TEA) by the administration which would have governed the contracts of district teachers for the upcoming school … Continue reading

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URA Reform Finally / Vectra Bank Clashes With Commissioner Johnson

On Friday Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper signed SB 1348 which gives impacted taxing entities a voice in the urban renewal authority (URA’s) process where taxes are diverted for 25 years previously at the sole discretion of Colorado cities which rely … Continue reading

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