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Can Boulder Reduce Its GHG Emissions by 80%?

Can Boulder Reduce Its GHG Emissions by 80%?

Front Range fire activity, 2000-2003 (Images courtesy COB) On Friday, October 4, 2013, at a PLAN-Boulder County forum moderated by PBC board member Bruce Goldstein, Brett KenCairn, Boulder’s new senior environmental planner, gave a presentation [...]

Cooling the Climate Candidate Forum: Tackling Smokestacks, Tailpipes and Trash Cans

Cooling the Climate Candidate Forum:  Tackling Smokestacks, Tailpipes and Trash Cans

On September 30, 2013, Boulder City Council candidates and citizens gathered for the "Cooling the Climate Candidate Forum:  Tackling Smokestacks, Tailpipes and Trash Cans."  The forum opened with brief statements from Eco-Cycle, Sierra Club, and [...]

The First PLAN-Boulder Council Candidate Forum of 2013

The First PLAN-Boulder Council Candidate Forum of 2013

PLAN-Boulder County forum audience (photos by Zane Selvans) Friday, September 6th saw the first of PLAN-Boulder County's City Council Candidate Fora for 2013. The moderator was PBC board member Jeff McWhirter. The candidates on hand were [...]

Proposed Preservation Plan Provokes Passion

Proposed Preservation Plan Provokes Passion

A PLAN-Boulder County forum on Friday, April 26, about the City of Boulder’s proposed historic preservation plan turned into a spirited and occasionally heated discussion among panelists and audience members about the merits of the city’s [...]

2012 Boards and Commissions Appointments

2012 Boards and Commissions Appointments

The Boulder City Council made the following appointments to city boards and commissions last night: Arts Commission:  Ann Moss Beverages Licensing Authority:  Lisa Spalding Board of Zoning Adjustment:  Michael Hirsch Boulder Design [...]

Perspectives on the 2011 Boulder Election

Perspectives on the 2011 Boulder Election

Election night 2011 was full of surprises.  The fact that some of the outcomes were surprising suggests many factors influenced voter behavior, and without detailed post-election polling, explanations have been at best speculative and at worst [...]

Boulder’s New Mayor and Deputy Mayor

Boulder’s New Mayor and Deputy Mayor

At a 10:00 am special City Council meeting today, newly elected council members Suzanne Jones, Lisa Morzel, Tim Plass, George Karakehian, and Ken Wilson were sworn in at City Council chambers. Once the new council was seated, sitting Deputy Mayor [...]

Poll: Boulder’s Next Mayor

Poll: Boulder’s Next Mayor

On Tuesday, November 15 at 10:00 a.m., the new Boulder City Council will elect a mayor.  Outgoing Mayor Susan Osborne is going to be a tough act to follow — she figured out how to nudge, cajole and inspire her colleagues toward resolution and, [...]

A Big Feat for Those Who Want to Eat in the Street

A Big Feat for Those Who Want to Eat in the Street

Mobile food vendors aren't quite as controversial as medical marijuana, but as far as fast moving community trends, mobile food vehicles come in a close second. Already, at least one mobile food vendor has thrown in the towel and sworn his mobile [...]

City Council Considers Development in the Planning Reserve

City Council Considers Development in the Planning Reserve

Discussions on the Boulder Valley Comprehensive Plan (BVCP) continued to creep forward at Tuesday's Boulder City Council study session. Substantive discussion focused on the process for considering development proposals in the Area III-Planning [...]

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