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Posts Tagged ‘planning board’

Aaron Brockett, business owner, Planning Board chairman wants Boulder to be more inclusive for families

Aaron Brockett, business owner, Planning Board chairman wants Boulder to be more inclusive for families

Council candidate Aaron Brockett poses for a family photo. He and his wife started their own business so they could have a more flexible family life. Pictured in this photo is Cherry, Jasper (with dog, Curry), Eliza (with dog Pepper) and Aaron. [...]

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 [...]

Boards and Commissions Appointments

Boards and Commissions Appointments

The following letter was sent to the Boulder City Council by PLAN-Boulder County Dear Mayor Appelbaum and Members of the Boulder City Council, City Council will soon receive applications for positions on city boards and commissions. As in [...]

Development Proposed in the South Boulder Creek Flood Plain

Development Proposed in the South Boulder Creek Flood Plain

At a presentation sponsored by PLAN-Boulder County on Friday, January 13, neighbors of the proposed Hogan-Pancost development, in opposing the project, acknowledged that high groundwater levels and flood hazards probably should have kept the City of [...]

Hogan-Pancost Development Heads to Planning Board

Hogan-Pancost Development Heads to Planning Board

If you’re like us, you know Dr. Seuss – you’ve either had his stories read to you, or read them to your own children.  Woven into the whimsical illustrations and sublime rhymes are some pretty serious lessons.  One seems very timely, with [...]

Revisiting Junction Place, the TVAP and Multi-Way Boulevards

Revisiting Junction Place, the TVAP and Multi-Way Boulevards

Last fall, representatives from Community Cycles participated in a discussion with the city and various stakeholders regarding upcoming redevelopment along Pearl Parkway.  I wrote about the experience and the Transit Village Area Plan (TVAP) more [...]

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 [...]

Planning Board Visits Le Boulevard

Planning Board Visits Le Boulevard

Progress towards Boulder’s ambitious future Champs Élysées, the South of Downtown Area (SODA), proceeded forward this Saint Patrick’s Day evening (3/17/2011). City of Boulder Planning staffers Sam Assefa and Susan Richstone came before the [...]

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 [...]

Blue Line Poll: How Big is Too Big?

Blue Line Poll:  How Big is Too Big?

On April 1, the City of Boulder’s Planning Board, in a series of 4-3 votes, set the stage for 4-story buildings on the south side of Canyon adjacent to the city park and a residential neighborhood. City staff had recommended changes to [...]

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