Housing Affordability – A Shared Concern

I recently had the pleasure of presenting the good work of your Chamber in promoting housing affordability at the Western Area Chamber Executives conference in Sacramento, CA alongside my colleague, Joe Rowan.  With roughly 50 fellow chamber representatives attending the session, it reinforced the idea that housing affordability is a shared concern across the country.  Yet, I’m often asked, “how is this a business issue?”

For those that don’t live and breathe this stuff every day, i...

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A Sweet Treat – Chamber Leaders Recognized 

Happy Valentine’s Day to our entire membership.  Your love of Fort Collins and your commitment to Building Community allows so many people to thrive.

Today I wanted to share a special shout out to various community members that have recently been honored for their time, commitment and contributions to our community.

These community leaders have been keen business advocates and they drive important policy and action that supports business success.

Congratulations to:

The Chamber ...

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Take Action to Retain Worker, Employer Flexibility

Your Chamber is an unabashed advocate for business-friendly policy, solutions, and opportunities across the region.  With the start of the 74th Regular Session of the Colorado General Assembly, we've already seen a number of bills that have been introduced that will dramatically impact you and your business.  We will share insight into those bills and more throughout the session. Unfortunately, we start this year with a call to action to Retain Worker, Employer Flexibility.

HB23-1118 (writt...

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Launch of Education Pathways to Employment

On behalf of the Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce, the Community Foundation of Northern Colorado, and The Weld Trust, in partnership with Colorado Succeeds, I want to thank all who attended the Education Pathways to Employment Launch event. We are also very grateful for High Country Beverage, who donated their community room and hosted us today.

More than 150 people came together last Friday to support learners in Northern Colorado and identify potential opportunities to support them in ...

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Fort Collins City Council Call to Action : Land Development Code

We ask you to help us send City Council a message to fix it, Don’t Break it! 

With the certification of sufficient signatures to repeal the recently adopted Land Development Code (LDC), the Fort Collins City Council will consider two options on Tuesday, January 17: repeal the new code or refer the measure to the voters.  As of the signature certification date of December 20, 2022, ...

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