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Recent Shakeups for Public Infrastructure Financing Through Metropolitan Districts

In Colorado, much of the public infrastructure installed in connection with development projects is financed by metropolitan districts. Metropolitan districts are governmental entities, authorized by Colorado statute, and controlled by an elected board of directors. They have taxing authority and can impose a mill levy on property within the boundaries of the district.
Rocky Mountain Real Estate Blog

The latest real estate and land use news and updates.

Denver’s Proposed “Permanent Affordable Housing Fund”: What to Expect

This post was authored by Otten Johnson summer law clerk Alex Gano.  Alex is a third-year law student at the University of Colorado Law School. On July 12, Denver Mayor Michael Hancock and Councilwoman Robin Kniech announced the final details of their plan to create the City’s first “dedicated funding stream” for affordable housing.  The Office […]

Rocky Mountain Sign Law Blog

Regulatory, best practices, and other First Amendment news.

Evidence of Less-Restrictive Alternatives Do Not (Necessarily) Violate the Narrow Tailoring Requirement

The plaintiff in Williamson v. City of Foley was a Baptist pastor whose congregation periodically engaged in evangelistic street ministry by preaching and witnessing orally and with signs on public sidewalks at the intersection of two major highways. In 2014, the City adopted an ordinance requiring anyone wishing to engage in speech on public property […]

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