Public Affairs Update

Public Affairs Update………………………………………………………October 19, 2016

  • Structure of CFPB Ruled Unconstitutional

  • A Look at What’s in Store for the CFPB

  • Job Report Paints Mixed Picture for Housing

  • Pizza & Public Affairs Wednesday November 2, 2016 Noon to 1:00pm at BARA

  • In Case You Missed It

     

    Structure of CFPB Ruled Unconstitutional

    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia on Tuesday ordered a restructuring of how the CFPB operates within the executive branch, calling the Bureau’s structure “unconstitutional.” READ MORE [Source: DSNews.com 10-12-2016]

     

    A Look at What’s in Store for the CFPB

    Colgate Selden, former Senior Counsel in the CFPB Office of Regulations, discusses the possible effect that the PHH Corp. v. CFPB decision will have on the Bureau's daily operations. READ MORE [Source:DSNews.com 10-14-2016]

     

    Job Report Paints Mixed Picture for Housing

    The industry may be experiencing some déjà vu from the average monthly job gains for July through September from the same period last year as the latest BLS Employment Summary contains news that is both positive and negative for the housing market. READ MORE [Source: DSNews.com 10-10-2016]

     

    Pizza & Public Affairs Wednesday November 2, 2016 Noon to 1:00pm at BARA

    Guest Speaker: Chris Meschunk, Senior Planner, City of Boulder

    Manager, Development-Related Impact Fees & Excise Taxes Project

     

    What he will present: On November 15, 2016 the Boulder City Council will hold a public hearing to consider potentially significant new development-related impact fees and excise taxes on new residential and non-residential construction throughout the city. Chris will review the consultant’s findings and recommendations regarding the proposed fees and taxes as well as city project staff recommendations to City Council.

     

    Fees and taxes under consideration for Council adoption include:

  • Impact fees for new public facilities costs

  • Transportation excise tax (multi-modal transportation capital and operating costs)

  • Housing excise tax (linkage fee on commercial development)

  • Park and land acquisition and development excise tax

  • Education excise tax (public education facilities and services)

     

    Don’t miss this information packed event to learn how these new taxes and fees could impact growth and development in Boulder for years to come.

    RSVP Today!

     

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