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Posts Tagged ‘planning reserve’

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Top III 4 III — What are your top 3 ideas for the Planning Reserve?

Top III 4 III — What are your top 3 ideas for the Planning Reserve?

Recent proposals, initiated by private developers, are under consideration for the long-held sacred Area III Planning Reserve bounded by rural North Boulder.  According to the Boulder Valley Comprehensive Plan, the Area III-Planning Reserve is [...]

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 [...]

Public Hearing on Expanding Boulder’s Service Area

Public Hearing on Expanding Boulder’s Service Area

On Tuesday evening, October 12, following a study session, City Council will hold a public hearing on the process for expansion of Boulder's service area north of the current boundary.  Two applicants have come forward requesting expansion: a [...]

Boulder Reporter | Council mulls development in North Boulder Planning Reserve

Boulder Reporter | Council mulls development in North Boulder Planning Reserve

The Boulder City Council, during a special meeting on May 25, instructed the City’s planning staff to study two proposals for development in the North Boulder Planning Reserve. The reserve is a large generally undeveloped tract east of US-36 [...]