Published on Thursday, November 19 2015 13:55
On October 28, the Boulder County Fire Management Program and Boulder County Parks and Open Space safely and effectively reintroduced prescribed fire to approximately twenty-two acres of a ponderosa/grass ecosystem at Heil Valley Ranch. Approximately seventy firefighters from fifteen local fire protection districts and agencies provided resources for the project. Fire
Published on Thursday, November 19 2015 13:45
The Board of County Commissioners is seeking public comment on their recommendations for the 2016 Boulder County Budget. A breakdown of the proposed budget by spending area will be presented by the Budget Office staff on Thursday, November 19 at 4 p.m., in the Commissioners’ Hearing Room, 3rd Floor, 1325 Pearl Street, Boulder.
Published on Thursday, November 19 2015 12:55
Thanks to the pooled purchase program, Solar Benefits Colorado, the total number of electric vehicles in Boulder County has increased by approximately twenty percent in the past two months. To date, 166 metro-area residents (approximately 100 within Boulder County) have taken advantage of an $8,600 discount on a 2015 Nissan LEAF. Due to this increase in electric vehicles, Boulder County is contributing funds to a grant program supporting vehicle-charging stations. The City of Boulder is participating as well, and
Published on Thursday, November 19 2015 12:54
The Boulder County Elections Division has updated the unofficial vote tally for the 2015 Coordinated Election. Results are available at www.BoulderCountyVotes.org.
The Elections Division added 1,479 additional ballots to the tally today, for a total of 86,690 ballots counted. Voter turnout in Boulder County this year was 44.9% of active registered voters.
Published on Thursday, November 12 2015 14:12
The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office is able to once again collect unwanted medication through a drug collection box. The Drug Enforcement Agency and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment are assisting with the funding for the destruction of the collected medication, which is allowing us to offer this service to the community.
The drug collection box is available to the public during normal business hours, Monday through Friday from 8 to 5 p.m., at the Sheriff’s Office Headquarters, located at 5600
Published on Thursday, November 12 2015 14:04
The Boulder County Elections Division has finished tallying the results for 85,211 ballots for the 2015 Coordinated Election and has posted preliminary unofficial results on their website - www.BoulderCountyVotes.org.
There are several categories of ballots left to be counted:
There are still 714 mail ballots that have the potential to be “cured” by voters. These are ballots where one or more of the following verification steps were incomplete: the signature on the envelope did not match, the signature on the envelope was forgotten, or an ID was required and not provided. These voters will be mailed a letter no later
Published on Thursday, November 12 2015 13:23
Boulder County’s Area Agency on Aging (AAA) was recently selected by the Colorado Health Foundation to participate in the Colorado Linkage Lab. The Linkage Lab is a program designed to help community-based organizations improve partnerships with the health care sector, which will promote integration of services for the aging and disability communities in Colorado. The Colorado Health Foundation is replicating a successful California model with a cohort of seven other community-based organizations from across the state.
Published on Thursday, November 12 2015 13:16
The City of Boulder today announced an enhanced parking program in the Civic Area, which will take effect for the public on January 15, 2016. The goal is to balance an improved Civic Area design with better access to the Boulder Public Library and other municipal buildings for both community members and city employees.
The parking changes will result in the removal of some spaces designated for either the public or city employees only, but make all remaining spaces shared and available to
Published on Thursday, November 05 2015 14:47
The City of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) Department has instituted seasonal closures beginning Sunday, November 1, to safeguard bald eagles as they begin to nest in sensitive wildlife habitats. OSMP will institute seasonal bald eagle closures for the following areas: The Kolb, Weiser and ERTL properties east of 75th Street and north of Valmont Road; and The Coal Creek area east of Highway 93 and south of Marshall Lake.