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DDA Work Session – October 9, 2019

The Nederland Downtown Development Authority (DDA) will be having a work session on October 9, 2019 at 5pm with their Board of Directors to discuss the 2020 budget. Meeting will be held at the Nederland Community Center.

PROSAB Advisory Board Vacancy

The Parks, Recreation & Open Space Advisory Board (PROSAB) has a vacancy on their advisory board. PROSAB maintains the Town of Nederland and Surrounding Areas Open Space, Trails, Parks and Outdoor Recreation’s Master Plan in conformance with the Town’s vision and with the direction of the Board of Trustees.  PROSAB members serve for three-year terms

  • One vacancy – term ends June 1, 2022

Interested parties should complete an application located at: http://nederlandco.org/government/town-boards/ and return it to the Town Clerk, Miranda Fisher.  Applications can be submitted via email, in person at Town Hall, 45 West First St., or through postal mail at Town Hall, P.O. Box 396, Nederland, CO 80466. Applications due Friday, October 11, 2019.

Big Spring Road Closures 9.23.2019

Big Springs Road will be closed from 10 am to 4 pm on Monday September 23 for grading and polymer application. The closure will be from Valley View to Conger. Please use Peakview as the alternate route. Closing the road will allow the polymer time to cure increasing the efficiency of the application.  If you have any questions or concerns please call 303-258-3266. Thank you for your cooperation.

 

Nederland Middle/Senior High School: Homecoming Week!

It’s Homecoming Week for the Nederland Middle/Senior High School! Come support the students during their Homecoming events and join us in town on Saturday, September 21st at 1:30pm for the parade! Parade will start at Teens Inc., go through town, and end at the school.

STR Articles of Interest

Below are some articles related to short-term rentals:

Regulating Short-Term Rentals: A Guidebook for Equitable Policy:
https://www.theselc.org/regulating_short_term_rentals_a_guidebook_for_equitable_policy

EPA Framework for Creating Smart Growth:

https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2016-01/documents/small_town_econ_dev_tool_010516.pdf

The Economic Costs and Benefits of AirBnB:

https://www.epi.org/publication/the-economic-costs-and-benefits-of-airbnb-no-reason-for-local-policymakers-to-let-airbnb-bypass-tax-or-regulatory-obligations/

Nederland Housing Needs Assessment: Ned Housing Needs Assessment

Additional Articles:

https://www.postandcourier.com/business/real_estate/charleston-s-new-short-term-rental-rules-enforceable-so-far/article_1cb2672c-cca5-11e8-bec8-6f83f60ef0fb.html

https://www.outsideonline.com/2198726/did-airbnb-kill-mountain-town

https://www.denverpost.com/2019/09/04/airbnb-denver-short-term-rentals/

https://www.dailycamera.com/2019/09/05/letters-consider-flag-only-version-of-football-america-unrecognizable-illegal-short-term-rentals/

https://voxeu.org/article/short-term-rentals-and-housing-market

https://www.uclalawreview.org/los-angeles-displacement-and-the-rise-of-airbnb/

https://www.wbur.org/bostonomix/2018/12/21/massachusetts-short-term-rental-bill-explainer

http://berkeleydailyplanet.com/issue/2017-02-24/article/45490?headline=SQUEAKY-WHEEL-Among-the-THIMBYs

https://www.summitdaily.com/news/local/study-links-vacation-rentals-to-housing-crisis/

https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/arizona/2019/01/29/sedona-faces-housing-shortage-short-term-vaction-rentals-take-over/2342431002/

https://www.apartmentlist.com/rentonomics/housing-markets-and-income-inequality/

https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2677433

https://portside.org/2019-02-02/economic-costs-and-benefits-airbnb

https://www.planetizen.com/news/2019/04/103897-results-short-term-rentals-fewer-long-term-rentals-fewer-homes-sale-higher-rents

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/good-bad-ugly-short-term-rentals-lukman-hajje

https://snowboarding.transworld.net/features/long-term-effects-short-term-rentals-examination-mountain-town-housing-crisis/

https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/Data_Integrity_Notice.cfm?abid=3006832