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Posts Tagged ‘mayor’

Poll: Boulder’s Next Mayor

Poll: Boulder’s Next Mayor

On Tuesday evening, November 17th, the new Boulder City Council will elect a mayor. Three council members have offered to serve:  Matt Appelbaum, Suzanne Jones and Lisa Morzel. If you were on council, who would you choose? We're hosting a poll to [...]

The Guardian | Guardian ‘mayors for a day’ demand more public spaces in their cities

The Guardian | Guardian ‘mayors for a day’ demand more public spaces in their cities

Image from the Guardian (click through for photo information) "Throughout the past year, bloggers from across the world have been asked to name one thing they would change about their city if they were mayor for a day. Almost half of the 36 who [...]

Mayor Matt Appelbaum Has Not Yet Had Enough

Mayor Matt Appelbaum Has Not Yet Had Enough

This is the eighth in a series of candidate profiles written by students in Instructor Jeff Browne’s CU News Corps course at CU-Boulder. Lars Gesing is a graduate student from Hamburg, Germany, where he worked for several print and online [...]

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, [...]

Boulder Reporter | How Boulder is governed: time for a change?

Boulder Reporter | How Boulder is governed: time for a change?

For 92 years Boulder’s municipal government has operated under the strong-City Manager, weak-City Council system. I believe it is time to consider alternatives to the current form of our local government. In 1918 Boulder joined a growing [...]

Districting and Direct Mayoral Elections are Bad for Boulder

Districting and Direct Mayoral Elections are Bad for Boulder

Just as in 2003, there is a behind-the-scenes push by the development and moneyed interests in Boulder to change our at-large council elections with the mayor chosen by the council. This may include a directly elected mayor, a ward system for [...]