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.
Published on Thursday, October 29 2015 13:18
Boulder County Parks and Open Space and the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office Wildland Fire Management Program plan to conduct a prescribed burn at Heil Valley Ranch on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, October 28, 29, and 30. Heil Valley Ranch will be closed completely during active ignition days. The exact closure dates will be dependent on weather conditions. Specific areas will reopen as soon as it’s deemed safe to do so by fire personnel.
The Overlook prescribed burn will cover approximately twenty-two acres and is located west of the Ponderosa Loop Trail (map).
Published on Thursday, October 29 2015 12:37
Elections in Colorado are conducted by mail ballot with Voter Service and Polling Center locations available for those who need additional assistance with voting, or who would like to vote in person. Voters can also use Service Centers to register to vote or
Published on Thursday, October 29 2015 12:20
Beginning Sunday, November 1, residents in unincorporated Boulder County will see reductions in flood insurance premiums. The discounts are a result of hard work by Boulder County staff to achieve an improved Community Rating System (CRS) score from the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Any structures located in the 100-year floodplain of unincorporated Boulder
Published on Wednesday, October 14 2015 14:54
Boulder County is set to welcome the community to its new integrated, one-stop health, housing, and human services building in Longmont. The county will hold an open house at the new St. Vrain Community Hub, at 515 Coffman Street in Longmont, on Thursday, October 15, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. The event will feature tours, refreshments, and a ribbon cutting ceremony, which is scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m.