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City Proposes Changes to Planning Reserve Process

City Proposes Changes to Planning Reserve Process

City staff have proposed a subtle but important change to the policies governing the Planning Reserve.  Current rules require any development in the area to show that it meets a need that can't be satisfied in the already-developed area of the [...]

City to Consider JeffCo Offer

City to Consider JeffCo Offer

At its December 21, 2010 meeting, the Boulder City Council will consider the Jefferson County Commissioners' offer of $5M toward the purchase of a key open space parcel ("Section 16") in exchange for Boulder's neutrality on the proposed Jefferson [...]

Boulder’s Elected Leaders: Stuck between a Rock and Hard Place

Boulder’s Elected Leaders: Stuck between a Rock and Hard Place

The prospect of the City of Boulder and Boulder County making a deal with Jefferson County regarding the proposed Jefferson Parkway has alarmed some Jeffco activists who've been fighting the proposed toll road for several years.  The Jefferson [...]

Bike Share Comes to Boulder

Bike Share Comes to Boulder

On Thursday, December 2nd, 2010, Randle Rutsch from the City of Boulder Planning Department presented the Boulder B-Cycles system to the Boulder Planning Board. The Boulder B-Cycle program is a citywide, not-for-profit, short term bike rental [...]

Boards and Commissions Appointments

Boards and Commissions Appointments

In a special meeting December 2, 2010 the Boulder City Council appointed members to fill vacancies on three city commissions: the Beverages Licensing Authority (BLA), the Board of Zoning Adjustment (BOZA), and the Library Commission. The single [...]

Planning the Future of Downtown Boulder

Planning the Future of Downtown Boulder

On Wednesday night November 3, 2010, Boulder City Council unanimously provided direction and outlined the next steps for the South of Downtown Area (SoDA), Downtown (DT) Zone Districts, and height modifications citywide.  Community Planning and [...]

Neither Planned, nor Reserved

Neither Planned, nor Reserved

The Boulder City Council may weaken the city’s growth management plan to permit development in the Area III Planning Reserve. The reserve contains about 500 acres and is located north of Jay Road and east of 28th Street (US 36) in north [...]

Boulder City Council Asks Staff for a Report on ICE Program

Boulder City Council Asks Staff for a Report on ICE Program

At least five Boulder City Council members agreed to ask Boulder city staff and police to report on the impact of a proposed program of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“ICE”) on local law enforcement and safety in the community. The ICE [...]

Council Passes SmartRegs

Council Passes SmartRegs

On Tuesday night, September 7, 2010, the City became the first in the nation to pass a mandatory residential energy conservation ordinance (RECO) targeted at rental housing.  The regulation, called SmartRegs, received strong support from [...]

Council Poised to Take a Big Leap for the Climate

Council Poised to Take a Big Leap for the Climate

The Boulder City Council will decide the fate of Boulder's relationship with energy provider Xcel Energy on Tuesday, August 3.  That's when the City Council will choose whether to a) put the Xcel franchise on the November ballot, possibly ensuring [...]

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