2018 State Legislative Advocacy Agenda
Overturn a bad Broomfield v. Brinkmann decision that will make it more challenging to build multi-family housing in Colorado.
Nov. 2018 Ballot
Defeat 1% residential growth limitation measure on Nov. 2018 ballot.
Partner with CHBA, Colorado Concern, DMCC and other business associations in an issue committee.
Extend Work Act Grant Program.
Support Community College Reimbursements for High School students that take Certificate Programs.
Perkins Act Funding – encourage use for construction programs in high schools.
Support Capital Construction & Equipment Funding for CTE Programs.
State Capital Construction & Controlled Maintenance
Change flow of state building depreciation payments from Controlled Maintenance Trust Fund (CMTF) to Capital Construction Fund (CCF).
Support additional Funding for BEST grants for K-12 school construction.
Highlight the need to fund 1% of Current Replacement Value (CRV) of state buildings for Controlled maintenance annually. Current CRV is $12B for 2,200 buildings at 44 state agencies and higher education so $120M should be budgeted annually. The state has met this target only twice in 20 years and the average amount is under $30M.