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Larimer County works collaboratively to ensure adequate public infrastructure is available to support the needs of our growing community.

September 2019 Quarterly Update

The goal objective to establish a regional task force for transportation projects which is part of the Half-Penny Tax initiative that has been placed on the November 2019 ballot. Larimer County is also developing a strategy for rural road maintenance and construction by standardizing road maintenance and examining a regional approach with other local governments.

Work has started on how to expand broadband services in unincorporated areas of Larimer County, with results to come from the broadband committee.

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By the end of 2019, a regional transportation task force will establish a prioritized list of regional transportation projects with corresponding cost estimates. The task force, led by Larimer County, will evaluate alternative funding options, and based on community polling, recommend a specific strategy for generating additional locally derived funding for regional transportation projects over the next 20 years. By the end of 2021, establish the funding mechanism and begin implementation of the highest priority projects.

By the end of 2023, Tier 1 improvements identified within the Solid Waste Infrastructure Master Plan will be constructed and placed into operation to establish core municipal solid waste disposal infrastructure over the next 30 years and achieve a minimum landfill diversion rate of 40 percent within Larimer County by 2025.

By the end of 2020, Larimer County will develop a comprehensive rural infrastructure strategy that defines the County’s role, funding level, and targeted activities to 1) address the growing demand for street reconstruction and maintenance within every County subdivision; 2) expand broadband services within unincorporated areas; and 3) improve long-term planning for water supply and wastewater treatment infrastructure in unincorporated areas.

By the end of 2020, Larimer County will complete a regional watershed management collaboration effort to 1) improve mitigation efforts for flood-related hazards; 2) promote water sharing strategies to preserve agriculture and sustain water supplies; and 3) establish management and funding solutions to improve NRCS Dams B2, B3, and B4 based on the high-risk dam classification established by the State of Colorado.

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Board of County Commissioners

200 West Oak, Suite 2200, Fort Collins, CO 80521
HOURS:  Monday - Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm
PHONE:  (970) 498-7010  |  FAX:  (970) 498-7006
EMAIL:  bocc@larimer.org
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