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Posts Tagged ‘city council’

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 [...]

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

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

Monday, September 30th, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Boulder Public Library, Canyon Theater What do council candidates say about how we can take action on climate change? Join Eco-Cycle, the Sierra Club and Community Cycles at their “Cooling the [...]

Theory in Practice: PLAN-Boulder County’s Blue Line

Theory in Practice: PLAN-Boulder County’s Blue Line

Editor's note: This article was adapted by the author from a paper written for an urban planning course at Cornell Driven by a localist philosophy of city planning, in 1958 a group of City of Boulder residents initiated an enduring shift in [...]

Look to the Blue Line for Election 2013 Coverage

Look to the Blue Line for Election 2013 Coverage

It’s that time of year again:  the municipal election.  Candidates will soon be slogging through forums and questionnaires, doorsteps will be littered with fliers and advertising, ballots will be arriving in the mail, and voters will be trying [...]

Water, Fracking, and a Dry State Quenching Its Thirst

Water, Fracking, and a Dry State Quenching Its Thirst

If you listen closely, you can hear a collective sigh of relief come across Colorado, as spring rain and snow continue their welcomed deluge on a parched, water-scarce state. Brush-clearers are taking a break from trimming, their fear of summer [...]

New Initiatives in Boulder for the Homeless

New Initiatives in Boulder for the Homeless

Isabel McDevitt, Bridge House Executive Director (images from the Bridge House website-http://boulderbridgehouse.org/) At a PLAN-Boulder forum on Friday, March 8, a panel of local experts on homelessness discussed a couple of promising new [...]

Now Boarding, 2013 Edition

Now Boarding, 2013 Edition

Serving on a city or county board or commission is one way to give back to your community and participate in some tough decision making. The city and county need your expertise, your compass and your dedication to the community. Please consider [...]

The City Proceeds Carefully on a Municipal Electrical Utility

The City Proceeds Carefully on a Municipal Electrical Utility

Heather Bailey, Executive Director of Energy Strategy and Electric Utility Development (photo from COB website) At a talk on the evening of November 8 sponsored by PLAN-Boulder County, Clean Energy Action, and 350.org, Heather Bailey, Executive [...]

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 [...]

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