The Boulder City Council voted 8-1 with Bob Yates dissenting, to extend the existing building height moratorium until July 19, 2018. The moratorium was implemented in 2015 and prohibits buildings taller than 40 feet in most neighborhoods. The Council was swayed by the testimony of multiple citizens, who pleaded for the moratorium’s extension, saying tallContinue reading “Boulder: Height Moratorium Extended”
Aaron Brockett (Chair of the Planning Commission), Bob Yates (a former business executive) and entrepreneur Jan Burton will be the new members on the Council. Incumbents Lisa Morzel and Suzanne Jones were re-elected to another four-year term. The new Council is relatively balanced, ensuring the City’s diverse population and interests will be well represented.
So far there are seven candidates who’ve been certified as official candidates for the Boulder City Council election. They are incumbents Lisa Morzel, Suzanne Jones and Tim Plass, plus Planning Board members Aaron Brockett and Leonard May, neighborhood activist Jyotsna Raj and former Level 3 Communications executive Bob Yates. At least two of the newcomers willContinue reading “Boulder County: Five Available City Council Seats”