The Backstory on train noise and Quiet Zones in Longmont

Video Description: This program features Dr. Rick Jacoby, a Longmont resident who advocated for years to reduce train noise in Longmont, Jim Angstadt, Longmont’s Chief Engineer, and Tyler Stamey, Longmont’s Traffic Engineer. These three individuals provide a context for the creation of Quiet Zones, how the City of Longmont will fund the project, the project […]

The Backstory on City of Longmont Finances in the worst pandemic in 100 years

Video Description: This program features City Manager Harold Dominguez and Chief Financial Officer Jim Golden describing the financial effects of the pandemic and how all City of Longmont employees have stewarded city resources. Host: Tim Waters Click here for a list of other episodes of The Backstory by Tim Waters

The Backstory on Ballot Question 3D

Ballot Question 3D was on the ballot in November of 2020. This episode of The Backstory was recorded in October of 2020, prior to the election. Longmont voters approved the ballot measure. About Ballot Question 3D, the Longmont ballot issues article in the Longmont Leader said: In Longmont Ballot Question 3D, voters were asked whether […]

The Backstory on the VCP Villiage in Longmont

VCP Village is a crossover venture between Veterans Community Project, the City of Longmont, and HMS Development. Located on a 2-acre property, the Village will feature 26 tiny houses and a 3,000-square foot Community Center. Each single residency home will be 240-square feet; the Village’s five family homes are 340-square feet and can sleep up […]

The Backstory Water Bond

The Water Bond measure was on the ballot in November of 2020. Ballot Question 3C asked voters to approve an $80 million bond issue for upgrades to the Nelson-Flanders Water Treatment Plant and the city’s network of water pipes. This episode of The Backstory was recorded in August of 2020, prior to the election. Longmont […]