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Fort Collins Colorado Temple

News Archives

Following is a collection of news items that have been appeared on the News page for the Fort Collins Colorado Temple. To share your latest news for the temple, please send an e-mail.

News Archives

March 28, 2014

Concrete Pier Footings Poured for Fort Collins Temple
Four-foot circular forms are being sunk into the ground at the Fort Collins Colorado Temple site and filled with concrete around steel reinforcing bar to create the footings for the temple foundation. Rebar can been seen rising from each footing at its location off Trilby and Timberline Roads.

March 20, 2014

Drilling & Pouring in Fort Collins
A concrete mixer, pump, and pile driver are working together to create a firm base for the foundation of the Fort Collins Colorado Temple.

March 8, 2014

Excavation Begins for the Fort Collins Colorado Temple
As truckloads of rebar arrive at the Fort Collins Colorado Temple site, excavators are digging a hole for the temple's reinforced concrete basement. Site grading continues around the area of excavation. The temple will be the second in the state of Colorado.

February 22, 2014

Fence Erected, Grading Started in Fort Collins, Colorado
Six months after gold-colored shovels turned ground at the Fort Collins Colorado Temple site, a chain-link fence and heavy equipment have arrived, signaling the start of full-scale operations. The ground is being graded and prepared for the excavation activity that will follow.

August 24, 2013

Ground Broken for Temple in Fort Collins, Colorado
Announced in General Conference two and a half years ago, the Fort Collins Colorado Temple received its formal construction start today. The temple is the second to be built in the state and will serve Latter-day Saint families in areas of Colorado, Wyoming, and Nebraska.

July 2, 2013

August Groundbreaking Set for Fort Collins Colorado Temple
The groundbreaking ceremony for the Fort Collins Colorado Temple was announced on Sunday in area sacrament meetings for Saturday, August 24, at 10:00 a.m. Attendance at the temple site is by invitation only, but services will be broadcast to stake centers in the temple district.

June 15, 2013

A 3D Artist's Concept of the Fort Collins Temple
Artist Brian Olson has created a beautiful 3D rendering of the Fort Collins Colorado Temple. Members eagerly await construction of the building, which has received city approval.

February 22, 2013

Final Approval Granted for Fort Collins Colorado Temple
Following a public hearing last evening where attendees expressed concern and support for the project, the Planning and Zoning Board unanimously approved the Fort Collins Colorado Temple. Plans call for a 30,389-square-foot temple rising 112 feet to the top of the angel Moroni statue.

October 16, 2012

Fort Collins Colorado Temple Rendering Released
During a neighborhood meeting held on Monday, October 15, the rendering of the Fort Collins Colorado Temple was officially released to the public.

November 16, 2011

Proposed Fort Collins Temple Site Annexed; Zoning Pending
Last night the Fort Collins City Council held a Second Reading for the ordinance that annexes the proposed Fort Collins Temple site into the city. A First Reading was held for the zoning ordinance. Once plans for the temple are completed, they will go before the City for approval.

November 4, 2011

Fort Collins Site
Following a public hearing, the Fort Collins Planning and Zoning Board has recommended approval of annexation of the Fort Collins Temple site. Impact on traffic and wildlife concerns neighbors.

September 7, 2011

Land-Use Restriction Removed from Fort Collins Temple Site
On September 6, following a three-hour public hearing, Larimer County commissioners voted to remove a "residential only" zoning condition on the proposed Fort Collins Colorado Temple site. This action clears the way for the land to be considered for the site of a temple.

July 8, 2011

Fort Collins Colorado Temple Site Announced
The site for the Fort Collins Colorado Temple has been officially announced as land at the southeast corner of Trilby Road and Timberline Road in Fort Collins, across the street from an existing meetinghouse. Construction will begin in the coming months and is expected to last about two years.

"Finally it may be said that the temple endowment is not secret. All who meet the requirements for entrance to the temple may enjoy it. "
—John A. Widtsoe

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