In 2019, Windsor broke its record for the most single-family building permits, with 781 permits issued, compared to the old record of 690 set in 2016. When also counting new multi-family building units, Windsor gained a total of 902 new residential units in 2019, a slight decrease over last year. Windsor proactively made several advancements in town infrastructure in 2019. This included the installation of two new roundabouts strategically placed to mitigate future potential areas of traffic congestion.
Information Technology Division Wins Awards
The town’s Information Technology Division won the Cartegraph High-Performance Government Award in 2019, celebrating their innovative use of Cartegraph mapping software to help Public Works track assets and plan efficient street maintenance budgets. In addition, the IT Division also won the Colorado Government Association of Information Technology (CGAIT) Excellence Award for its effective use of point-to- point networking solutions, reducing the need for fiber connections to town facilities, and saving the town more than $600,000 in 2019 alone.
Finance Division Earns National Awards for Budget Excellence
The Finance Division received its 10th consecutive Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association for last year’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report and its 14th Distinguished Budget Presentation Award.
Town Embarks on Public Service Campus Expansion
As a way to better manage record-breaking growth, the Town of Windsor went through a major staff re-organization and embarked on the expansion of its Public Works Facility. The site will be re-named Public Services campus and house Public Works, Parks, Information Technology and Human Resources. At completion the site will also house a climate controlled museum collection storage area.