Public Affairs Update

Public Affairs Update………………………………………….……..September 21, 2016

  • Furthering Education Might Increase Homeownership

  • Pizza & Public Affairs Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at BARA Noon to 1:00pm

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    Furthering Education Might Increase Homeownership

    Federal officials are pondering the weight of student loan debt on young adults and if the benefits of higher education outweigh the downside of student loan debt when it comes to homeownership? READ MORE [Source: DSNews.com 09-15-2016]

     

    Pizza & Public Affairs Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at BARA Noon to 1:00pm

    Guest presenter:

    Andrea Meneghel, Public Affairs Director, Boulder Chamber

     

    What he will present:

    Andrea will cover all the state and local ballot issues of interest to Realtors and businesses.

    Issues that will be discussed include:

  • Colorado:

    -Amendment 69 ColoradoCare

    -Statewide minimum wage hike to $12.00/hr by 2020 

  • Boulder County:

    -1A property tax increase for subdivision road paving

    -1B Open Space tax extension

    -1C Sustainability sales and use tax extension

    -1D Extend District Attorney term limits from 3 to 4 terms

  • City of Boulder:

    -2I Revised Blue Line delineation

    -2J City Council compensation

    -2H 2% sugary beverage tax

    -Item 302 term limits for City Council

  • BVSD:

    -3A permanent mill levy hike to fund operations

     

    Ballots will be in the mail by mid-October so you definitely want to get up to speed on issues affecting real estate and business before you vote.

     

    RSVP today to reserve your seat for this timely presentation.

     

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