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Westminster Abusing “Blight” Designation for TIF-Funded Urban Renewal

Westminster abusing ‘blight’ designation for TIF-funded urban renewal By Bruce Baker Few Coloradans have any idea how much money is diverted away from counties, school districts and special districts and into the pockets of cities by Urban Renewal Area (URA) … Continue reading

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Peter Blake from Complete Colorado Writes on TIF

completecolorado.com http://completecolorado.com/pagetwo/2014/12/15/blake-bonds-that-dont-pay-off-create-a-tif/ Blake: Bonds that don’t pay off create a TIF By Peter Blake Thoreau’s pieties notwithstanding, any man more right than his neighbors still constitutes a minority of one — at least on the Westminster City Council. That minority … Continue reading

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Arvada Citizens Have Some of the Same Concerns about Urban Renewal

Urban Renewal: Everything That Can Be Wrong With Local Government Posted in Your Hub by David Chandler, Arvada citizen Jan, 13, 2015 Cronyism, corruption, corporate welfare, corporate socialism, elitism, insider deals, political payoffs, central planning, social engineering … the worst … Continue reading

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Council Approves 2nd Ballot Question – Or Did They?

Dec. 30th at 4:00 pm the city council met to consider Ordinance 54 on second reading.  Mayor Cernanec introduced the Ordinance and opened the public hearing.  After the public hearing was closed, council member Brinkman moved, “Shall the Littleton City … Continue reading

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