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Boulder: Height Moratorium Extended

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 tall… Continue reading Boulder: Height Moratorium Extended

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Boulder: Council Raises Affordable Housing Linkage Fee

The City Council voted to raise the affordable housing linkage fee last week. The per square foot rate will increase to $12 from $9.53. The fee revenue helps to create and preserve affordable housing in the City. Staff had proposed a $15 per square foot fee and some members of the City Council argued even… Continue reading Boulder: Council Raises Affordable Housing Linkage Fee

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Boulder: Espinoza Announces for Legislature

Angelique Espinoza, Public Affairs Director for the Boulder Chamber and a former Boulder City Council member, announced Thursday that she will seek election to the Colorado House of Representatives. If elected in November 2016, Espinoza, a Democrat, would represent House District 10, the seat which is currently held by term-limited Dickie Lee Hullinghorst. HD 10… Continue reading Boulder: Espinoza Announces for Legislature