By: David Carroll At the January 8, 2024 regular meeting, council discussed a proposed increase to the current development impact fees. As presented by TishlerBise, Englewood’s current fees are one of the lowest in the region and legally could be increased. These fees are based on the principle that
We at YIMBY Englewood oppose the current efforts to recall Members Nunnenkamp, Anderson, Wink, and Mayor Sierra. As was reported by the Englewood Herald, a group of residents have filed recall petitions with the city clerk for the members listed above. The attempt to recall these council members mostly centers
Housing affordability is the overarching goal of most YIMBY movements. This is because as wages have stagnated and housing become short most places to live have become unaffordable. In Colorado, unless you were particularly lucky you probably haven’t been able to find an affordable house in the last 10
Below is a form letter you can use to e-mail our representatives, Representative Froelich and Senator Jeff Bridges: Dear Representative Froelich and Senator Bridges My name is _____________ and I am a constituent from Englewood, Co. I am writing to you today to express my support for the new land use
I, like many geriatric millennials, really enjoy listening to podcasts. One of my favorites, America Dissected, will continually talk about how unhealthy our cities and suburban areas have become. By spreading out all of our recreation, jobs, shops, schools, and homes we have become car dependent by nature. Though the
The world is in crisis. Climate change affects our daily lives with extreme temperatures and weather. Scientists agree that the leading cause of climate change is greenhouse gas emissions, specifically carbon emissions. Did you know that drawing more people into our cities could help reduce our overall greenhouse gas emissions?
We at YIMBY Englewood consider incremental development to be a key value. Current Englewood zoning code does not allow incremental development in our city. The vast majority of our lots are zoned for single family residential. This forces new projects to add housing units into small parts of the city.