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Fort Collins council supports delay on marijuana businesses

Coloradoan — Retail marijuana stores won’t be allowed in Fort Collins soon, but their opening dates may not be as far off as expected.   The Fort Collins City Council on Tuesday gave initial approval to an ordinance that would … Continue reading

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Johnstown to get new gun facility

Loveland Reporter Herald — Before long, shooting enthusiasts will have the choice of six Loveland-area stores east of U.S. 287 where they can buy guns, and two large indoor shooting ranges. The Johnstown Town Council’s approval this week of the … Continue reading

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Colorado Springs set to ban medical marijuana

(Coloradoan) – Colorado’s second-largest city is poised to ban recreational marijuana stores. The Colorado Springs City Council plans to vote Tuesday on allowing retail marijuana stores. Four of nine council members have said they’ll vote against retail pot, and even … Continue reading

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Media attempts to portray Muslims as vicitms in Boston bombing

While authorities continue to attempt to locate those responsible for the brutal terrorist attack on Patriot’s Day in Boston, Muslim groups and their supporters are already attempting to get ahead of the game by setting themselves up as the victims … Continue reading

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Fracking on Loveland Council Agenda

by Craig Masters Illegal activities – not drilling, caused the Dunkard Creek fish kill Fracking, the very word brings out the emotional images of burning water and children writhing in pain from cancer ridden organs. After watching from the sidelines … Continue reading

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Greeley Building Code Open House This Thursday

GREELEY – The Greeley Building Inspections Division is holding an open house meeting on Thursday, August 30th from 12:00 noon – 1:30 p.m. at the City Hall Annex Building, 1100 10th Street, in the 4th Floor Conference Room concerning proposed … Continue reading

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Kirkmeyer invited to join child welfare council

WELD COUNTY, CO – On July 11, 2012, the Colorado Department of Human Services extended to Weld County Commissioner Barbara Kirkmeyer an invitation to join the newly created Child Welfare Executive Leadership Council. According to the invitation, “The Council will … Continue reading

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Greeley offers water presentation

GREELEY — The Greeley City Council is looking for groups, organizations, service clubs, boards and/or commissions interested in hearing a presentation on securing water resources for the community. The presentation covers the local challenges to Greeley’s water supply and the action … Continue reading

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Get moving for health during May

Staff Reports — Greeley – May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month.  This year, Healthy Weld 2020 joins the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports to challenge residents to get moving for health and to get active and … Continue reading

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AIM says conservatives need to avoid liberal trap

by Matt Lacy —   A spokesman for a media watchdog group said it was no surprise that a liberal pro-homosexual “faith group” has asked MSNBC to ban Tony Perkins, president of the family research Council from the network. The … Continue reading

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Evans hiring lifeguards for Summer

Staff Reports —   The city of Evans is currently hiring lifeguards, swim instructors, front desk attendants, assistant managers and a pool manager. The Evans City Council has decided to open the Evans Municipal Pool for the 2012 season. Our … Continue reading

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CAIR praises Muslim community for turning in FL terrorist, then criticizes FBI for “entrapment”

by Matt Lacy – While praising local Muslims for their help in capturing a Florida Muslim who wanted to blow up area nightclubs, CAIR then criticized law enforcement authorities saying they may have used “entrapment” to catch the bomber. Sami Osmakac, a … Continue reading

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Obama picks member of “racist organization” to head Domestic Policy Council

by Peter Grady – President Obama has chosen a woman who was a former senior vice president in what some have said is a racist organization to head his Domestic Policy Council. On Tuesday, the White House issued an announcement … Continue reading

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City council to hold goal setting session

Staff Reports — The Greeley City Council will hold a special worksession starting at 5 p.m. on December 13 to develop their goals for 2012.  The session will be held in the Nusbaum Training Room located at 919 7th Street … Continue reading

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City seeking volunteers for code enforcement study committee

Staff Reports — The Greeley City Council is currently soliciting applications from community residents who are interested in serving on an ad hoc committee to help review the City’s Code Enforcement program and services that relate to nuisance and zoning … Continue reading

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BLM backs off proposed regulations banning shooters from public lands

by Jack Minor – The government has reassured recreational shooters that they will still have access to areas for target practice after concern about the new guidelines was made public. The Bureau of Land Management has proposed new regulations that … Continue reading

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UN Security Council continues to debate full membership for PA

by Jack Minor – The Security Council is still attempting to reach a consensus on whether to grant the Palestinian Authority full membership in the United Nations. The PA is currently awaiting a decision by the Security Council for full … Continue reading

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Transit Center Will Replace Transfer Center

At the City Council Worksession on July 19th, a number of Greeley citizens addressed the council to express  dislike of a proposal to change the transfer center from Lincoln Park Library to the Depot. In particular, they were concerned about … Continue reading

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Greeley’s Rubber Stamp City Council

By Dr. Michelle Bellini  – The Greeley City Council meeting July 19th was an excellent example of democracy – Russian-style democracy, that is. The meeting began on a very positive note. Our very own City Manager, Roy Otto, was awarded … Continue reading

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City of Evans amends curfew hours

On July 5, 2011, the Evans City Council amended its municipal code concerning curfew hours for minors, raising the age of minor from 16 years to 18 years. Under the revised ordinance, minors under the age of 18 may be … Continue reading

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Mayor Tom Norton; married to UNC Prez and Monfort puppet…”THAT’S WHY!”

by Ms. Michelle E. Bellini – Gazette Reporter Rick Brady, the City Attorney, probably thought he would run a quick meeting to briefly review how new changes in state law would affect the city.  The agenda said the meeting would … Continue reading

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Greeley to change city planning process

by Dr. Michelle Bellini At a recent worksession, the Greeley City Council examined proposed changes regarding the way development proceeds in the city. This issue is under examination because the city  has over-built public facilities for underdeveloped areas, since the … Continue reading

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Surprise! George Soros doesn’t like Brett Reese

      by Jack Minor  District Six Board of Education Director Brett Reese and others were branded for supposed hate speech by a George Soros funded group that identifies itself as being dedicated to “keeping an eye on the radical right.” … Continue reading

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Roy Otto gives city council a presentation worth $10,000

by Dr. Michelle Bellini The Greeley City Council Worksession June 14, 2011 included; an Executive Session, a presentation by Joel Hemesath, Greeley’s Public Works Director, and a presentation by Roy Otto, City Manager. The Worksession concluded with an interview for … Continue reading

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Evans Council expresses concerns with Cave Creek

story and photo by Jack Minor   The Evans City Council expressed deep reservations about the Cave Creek mobile home park’s current compliance of existing regulations as they held a public hearing that would allow more homes into the area. … Continue reading

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City Council: is money wasted or an investment

by Vanessa Dominguez Communication and marketing plan update was the first item on City Council’s agenda. Last fall, the city council decided they needed to do a better job with the money they had to work with. They plan to … Continue reading

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Civil rights group labels family organizations, Colorado constitution party “hate groups” for stand on traditional marriage

By Jack Minor   The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) has issued a report labeling the Colorado Constitution Party and several pro-family organizations as “hate groups” based in part on their biblical stand on homosexuality and support of states rights.  The SPLC … Continue reading

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City Council cancels meetings due to lack of agenda items

Two regularly scheduled Council meetings in March have been cancelled due to a lack agenda items. The Tuesday, March 1 Council meeting and the Tuesday, March 8 Council worksession have been cancelled. The next Council meeting will be held on … Continue reading

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New Greeley City Council Member Selected

By Vanessa Dominguez – Two rounds of interviews to find a replacement for City Councilmember Maria Secrest, who resigned her at-large Council position to accept a position with U.S. Representative Cory Gardner’s office, culminated with the appointment of Robb Casseday. … Continue reading

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City Council Candidates Named

The application deadline has passed for the Greeley City Council at-large seat vacated last month by Maria Secrest. Ms. Secrest resigned to accept a position with U.S. Representative Cory Gardner’s new Greeley office. There are currently 16 applicants for the … Continue reading

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There is money for art but not roads

by Vanessa Dominguez The display of art in Greeley’s public places was unanimously approved by city departments and City Council in 1997. In October 2009, City Council approved its five year art plan. Approval will term in 2014. Some examples … Continue reading

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Council member started out with English as a second language

By Vanessa Dominguez Maria Secrest was thanked for her dedication to the city of Greeley at her last City Council session. Secrest will be working with Congressman Cory Gardner, and is very excited. Husband Gary said, “I wish her mom … Continue reading

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City council member has resigned for Congressional appointment

Greeley City Councilmember Maria Secrest has resigned her at-large Council position and accepted a position with Representative Cory Gardner’s new Greeley office. According to Colorado law, there are two options for selecting a replacement on the City Council: 1) an … Continue reading

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Council Invites Public Comment on Proposed Budget

The Greeley City Council continues its efforts to engage residents regarding various issues and challenges facing the community and city government. The next challenge is preparing a balanced City of Greeley budget for 2011 based on anticipated revenue. To gather … Continue reading

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Local church loses battle to City Council over fees

At a recent meeting City council members listened to presentations from David Miranda, of Faith Tabernacle Church, and Ron Hoagland, City of Greeley Storm water Manager, in regards to a dispute over monthly fees. Council was faced with four options: … Continue reading

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