Category Archives: Housing

Sukut named director at Great Falls Housing Authority

Greg Sukut has been appointed as the new director of the Great Falls Housing Authority, replacing Kevin Hager who retired Dec. 31, 2018. Sukut has been serving as interim director since Hager’s retirement during the search for a new director. Previously, he was deputy director/project supervisor at the Great Falls Housing Authority. In that role, he supervised and managed housing

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City staff make CDBG funding recommendation

City staff made their recommendations to the City Commission this week for Community Development Block Grant funding priorities. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development notified the city that this year’s allocation for CDBG is $794,666. That’s up from last year’s allocation of $776,621. The city is also receiving $273,088 in HOME funds, down slightly from last year’s $285,831

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Property owner sues city over Wheat Ridge annexation denial

KYSO Corporation, the owner of property that was proposed for annexation into the city for the Wheat Ridge development, has filed a lawsuit against the city over its denial of annexation. In the complaint, filed April 8, KYSO asks the court to deem the city’s actions as unconstitutional and in violation of KYSO’s private property rights and that KYSO be

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CDBG public needs hearing set for Tuesday

This year’s Community Development Block Grant process is underway and on Tuesday’s the City Commission will conduct the public needs hearing. The CDBG and HOME Investment Partnership programs are administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the agency requires a public hearing seeking input on community needs that can be addressed with CDBG funding support. Staff

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City seeking applicants for multiple boards

The city is seeking applications for citizens to serve on the following boards and commissions. Great Falls Housing Authority Board of Commissioners. There is one opening for a non-tenant member for a five-year term through June 30, 2024. The GFHA board consists of seven commissioners appointed by the City Commission; two tenant members and five non-tenant members. The tenant applicants

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City Commission denies Wheat Ridge annexation

City Commissioners voted 5-0 on Tuesday to deny annexation of 21.1 acres on the eastern edge of the city for the proposed Wheat Ridge residential subdivision. The annexation request was initially submitted to the city last spring and had support from Neighborhood Council 5 and the city planning board. Wheat Ridge annexation back on city agenda this week But city

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Wheat Ridge annexation back on city agenda this week

The proposed residential development on the east end of the city is back on the agenda for this week’s City Commission meeting. The request to annex and zone about 20 acres as the first phase of a larger residential subdivision was initially heard during a September public hearing when the commission opted to postpone the decision to January. The proposed

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City considering annexation of southside parcel

  On Tuesday, the city planning board will consider annexing a parcel on 21st Avenue South and assigning R-2 single family medium density zoning. Last summer, the property owners met with city staff to discuss the possibility of annexing into the city to have access to city water and sewer. The applicants have proposed building a single family home and

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Wheat Ridge decision postponed to March

A decision on the proposed Wheat Ridge Estates has been delayed to March 5. Spencer Woith, one of the developers, wrote to city staff on Jan. 2 asking that the decision be postponed. In a follow-up email on Jan. 8, Woith said it the additional time was needed to address storm water and emergency access plans in the proposal. Wheat

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Wheat Ridge developers ask to postpone decision to March

Debate over storm water, public safety and compatibility with Malmstrom Air Force Base delayed a decision on the proposed Wheat Ridge Estates housing development from September to the Jan. 15 City Commission meeting. But, at the request of the developer, it will likely be delayed again. Spencer Woith, one of the developers, wrote to the city in early January asking

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