Yesterday we turned in 2,028 unverified signatures to the City Clerk in an attempt to repeal Ordinance No. 10, 2021 which would allow the City to accept water credits from Terry Ranch. We needed 2,192 good, verified signatures for repeal and to allow the ordinance to go to a vote of the public. It wasContinue reading “Referendum Outcome”
You can sign at the Paragon Restaurant between 7:30 and 9:30. The Westside Convenience Store at 4545 W 29th Street is also circulating the referendum. You can also stop in at The Charro on 9th Street between 11 am and 8 pm everyday for signing.
Someone commented on Nextdoor that they hoped that the acquisition of Terry Ranch would bring down their water bills. Here is why I think that won’t happen. #1 Terry Ranch water is much more contaminated than Poudre River Water. The more contaminants, the higher the cost of treatment. #2 The infrastructure for moving water fromContinue reading “Acquisition of Terry Ranch Aquifer Will Not Reduce Our Water Bills”
Summary of the Text of the Referendum If this referendum passes, Ordinance No. 10, 2021 would be repealed. Ordinance No. 10, 2021 amends Chapter 6, Title 14 of the Greeley Municipal Code relating to the dedication of raw water for city water service to consolidate all existing raw water dedication policies into the Municipal CodeContinue reading “Referendum Text”
The referendum packets have been picked up from the City Clerk and are ready for circulation. We need in excess of about 2,500 signatures and we only have until April 1 to get them turned in. PLEASE CONSIDER BEING A CIRCULATOR! If successful, this referendum will cause the ordinance which the City Council passed onContinue reading “Circulate the Referendum and Charter Change Petitions”
We visited the City Clerk’s office today and filed a protest to the ordinance which was passed by City Council last night, which would amend the raw water dedication provisions, to allow the City to accept raw water credits from Terry Ranch. We also let them know of our intent to circulate a Referendum. WeContinue reading “Referendum”
PART 1 IS IT LIKELY THAT GREELEY WILL BE ABLE TO GET MILTON SEAMAN RESERVOIR EXPANSION PERMITTED? Very unlikely SGW Permitting could be accomplished with diligent effort. MSR permitting was not effectively pursued by previous water department staff. The $19 million that present staff says was spent on permitting, was largely spent on theContinue reading “SGW’s Rebuttal to Jokerst’s Comments to the Greeley Tribune on Terry Ranch”
The Atlas D Missile Site 4 trichloroethylene (TCE) plume is the largest TCE plume in the nation. Trichloroethylene is a known carcinogen and is a cause of birth defects. This dialogue is intended to explain the above map of the trichloroethylene (TCE) plume, which originated at the Atlas D Missile Site 4, eighteen miles westContinue reading “Terry Ranch in the Path of Nation’s Largest Trichloroethylene Plume”