Boulder County: Five Available City Council Seats

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”

Boulder Council Considers Road Maintenance Funding

At a recent study session, Boulder City Council members considered a variety of funding mechanisms for road maintenance. Boulder, like many municipalities in our area, doesn’t have enough in its general fund to cover road work, which is expensive. Some of the ideas that have been discussed include a monthly transportation maintenance fee or tax,Continue reading “Boulder Council Considers Road Maintenance Funding”

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”