Non Disclosure Agreements with Thornton

We have discovered some City Council and Water Board agenda items from May 2019 referring to City of Greeley non disclosure agreements on regional cooperation with Thornton to help them move their water through the City of Greeley’ water system to their Windsor pipeline. (The pertinent items are outlined in red.) That means the CityContinue reading “Non Disclosure Agreements with Thornton”

Appeal for More Petition Circulators

Most Greeley Citizens dislike what we see happening in Bittersweet Park and other parks in the City of Greeley. But is there anything that we can do about it? The City is discouraging water use by existing customers, which includes our parks, to provide for an avalanche of new customers and growth. That is alsoContinue reading “Appeal for More Petition Circulators”

On August 19, 1986 the Greeley City Council Voted Down the Sale of Greeley’s Five High Mountain Reservoirs

A BLAST FROM THE PAST 3: This is Part 3 in our history lesson on how the City Council handled the public in 1986 when the public disagreed with the City’s water policy. On August 19, 1986, the Greeley City Council bowed to the will of the citizens of Greeley and voted down the saleContinue reading “On August 19, 1986 the Greeley City Council Voted Down the Sale of Greeley’s Five High Mountain Reservoirs”

In 1986 City Council Delayed the Vote on the Sale of the High Mountain Reservoirs Contrast That With 2021 When the City Council Moved Up the Vote by Two Weeks on the Acquisition of Terry Ranch

A BLAST FROM THE PAST 2: This is Part 2 in our history lesson on how the City Council handled the public in 1986 when the public disagreed with the City’s water policy. In 1986, when Greeley’s Water Board and City Council wanted to sell Greeley’s High Mountain Reservoirs, the public objected and started aContinue reading “In 1986 City Council Delayed the Vote on the Sale of the High Mountain Reservoirs Contrast That With 2021 When the City Council Moved Up the Vote by Two Weeks on the Acquisition of Terry Ranch”

We Still have Our Poudre River Water Supply…For Now

A BLAST FROM THE PAST: Thirty five years ago, Greeley attempted to sell its 5 high mountain reservoirs to Thornton. The City of Thornton offered $5.2 million paid out over 30 years at a low rate of interest. The value of these water rights today at the nominal rate of $34,000 per acre-foot is approximatelyContinue reading “We Still have Our Poudre River Water Supply…For Now”

Our Future Drinking Water at Risk

Save Greeley’s Water continues its efforts to protect the future quality of Greeley’s drinking water supply.  Save Greeley’s Water has revived its Charter Change Amendment Petition drive.  These Charter Change Amendments are the same as those circulated earlier in the year.  Even though the City of Greeley closed on the Terry Ranch deal, these amendments,Continue reading “Our Future Drinking Water at Risk”