Published on Thursday, November 19 2015 14:08
It was a pretty “vanilla” Board of Trustee (BOT) meeting Monday night. No ordinances to pass, one mandated public hearing with no speakes, a single resolution, and a special events permit to serve liquor at River Bend. Even the one item on the agenda that could have been riveting, a hearing by the Board of Ethics, became essentially a non-event when Trustee LaVern “Hillary” Johnson elected to “cop a plea,” and admitted to sending an email to a Town staff member that contained some information
Published on Thursday, November 19 2015 14:00
On behalf of the Lyons Community Foundation (LCF) and our local constituents, we want to publicly thank Emily Dusel for her service to our organization and our mission over the last two years. Emily has recently decided to step down from her position in order to spend more time with her family.
Published on Thursday, November 19 2015 13:44
Boulder County is hosting a Geospatial Summit in celebration of Geographic Awareness Week on Friday, November 20, in the Commissioners’ Hearing Room on the third floor of the Boulder County Courthouse, 1325 Pearl Street, Boulder. The purpose Boulder County Geospatial Summit is to bring together people from business, academia, and government who have a presence in Boulder County and have an interest in the geospatial technology, GIS, geography and cartography.
Sessions run from 10 a.m.
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 13:43
The public is invited to attend the Boulder holiday light show “Snow Much Fun” in Central Park located at 1236 Canyon Boulevard (near the Bandshell). The park will be illuminated for the first time with more than 200,000 LED lights. The lights will be on display from November 17 through January 3, from 5 to 11 p.m. daily.
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