Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Boulder, Govt Boulder

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 will… Continue reading Boulder County: Five Available City Council Seats

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Boulder: Council Votes to Stick to the (Comp) Plan

City Councilman Sam Weaver's argument that Boulder needs a new “Comprehensive Development Strategy” failed on a 5-4 vote. Weaver had initially argued the City needed a building moratorium but realized that would not have enough votes to pass before the Council meeting. Unfortunately for him, his back up plan didn’t work well either. The majority… Continue reading Boulder: Council Votes to Stick to the (Comp) Plan

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Council Considers Transportation Funding Idea

At a recent study session City staff and the Transportation Advisory Board (TAB) again brought up the need for additional revenues to pay for road & bridge infrastructure, saying the funding gap is approximately $3 million. One solution, which has been considered and rejected by Council in the past, is a transportation fee. However, the… Continue reading Council Considers Transportation Funding Idea