Council Discusses Priorities

At its annual retreat the Boulder City Council agreed to make affordable housing a priority and will meet with its affordable housing task force to discuss a report the group published last fall. The report identified four possible revenue streams: a head tax on workers in city limits; a hotel or accommodations tax; a generalContinue reading “Council Discusses Priorities”

What are the Implications of a Climate Preparedness Plan?

Boulder and Boulder County have prepared a draft Climate Preparedness Plan, the purpose of which is to “assist county and city departments that manage climate-sensitive resources and assets to achieve their departmental objectives in the face of challenges posed by anticipated future changes in the climate of Boulder County.” The plan envisions what is franklyContinue reading “What are the Implications of a Climate Preparedness Plan?”

Singer Appointed to HD 11 Seat

Social worker Jonathan Singer (D) will complete Deb Gardner’s term in House District 11. He currently serves on the City of Longmont’s Planning & Commission and is a former City Council candidate. Singer wants to address additional funding for education and affordable health care. Note: Singer may be too liberal for the City of LongmontContinue reading “Singer Appointed to HD 11 Seat”

Jones Announces Senate Run

Rep. Matt Jones has decided to run for Senate District 17 (held by the term-limited Brandon Shaffer), which will create an opening in House District 12. So far, two Democrats have announced their interest in the seat: Mike Foote, a Boulder County Assistant DA and Angie Layton a party activist. House District 12 includes Lafayette,Continue reading “Jones Announces Senate Run”