Fort Collins Colorado Temple
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March 8, 2014
Excavation Begins for the Fort Collins Colorado TempleAs 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, ColoradoSix 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, ColoradoAnnounced 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 TempleThe 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 TempleArtist 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 TempleFollowing 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 ReleasedDuring 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 PendingLast 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 SiteFollowing 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 SiteOn 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 AnnouncedThe 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.
"To those who have received these blessings, I invite you to prepare yourselves to savor again the experience of being within the sacred premises of the holy temples of God and have the visions of life eternal open again to your hearts, minds, and souls."
—James E. Faust
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