Published on Thursday, October 23 2014 15:15
The Human Services Safety Net Initiative 1B is truly about community and neighbors helping neighbors. The voters of Boulder County passed this initiative in November 2010; the extension is a 0.9 mill levy on property taxes, which translates into $21 per year for a house in the county, valued at $300,000.
Published on Thursday, October 23 2014 15:07
Dear Lyons Voters,
I am writing to urge you to vote YES on 1B, the re-authorization of the Safety Net Initiative. It truly is neighbors helping neighbors! Remember back to 2010 when we were (supposedly) emerging from the Great Recession? Many of our neighbors had experienced financial challenges that they never expected: job loss, job contraction, housing
Published on Thursday, October 23 2014 12:40
The Board of County Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Monday, November 10, beginning at 2 p.m. (hearing must conclude by midnight) at the Plaza Event Center (1850 Industrial Circle, behind the Western Plus Plaza Hotel) in Longmont to take public input on whether to extend or otherwise amend the current temporary moratorium on
Published on Thursday, October 23 2014 14:57
There has been some confusion about how many stamps are needed to return your mail-in ballot to Boulder County. The simple answer is if you have a one-page (front and back) ballot it takes one forever stamp. If you receive a two-page ballot you will need two forever stamps. If you already sent a ballot in with insufficient postage, officials from Boulder County have informed the public that the ballots will still be delivered.
Published on Monday, October 20 2014 18:06
Boulder County Parks and Open Space and the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office Wildland Fire Management Program are conducting a prescribed burn at Heil Valley Ranch on Oct. 25, weather permitting. The park will be closed completely Sat., Oct. 25, and Sun., Oct. 26. Specific areas will reopen as soon as it’s deemed safe to do so by fire personnel.
The Wapiti prescribed burn will cover approximately 150 acres and is located around the Wapiti and Ponderosa Loop Trails. (Map)
Published on Thursday, October 23 2014 13:10
Published on Monday, October 20 2014 08:07
On Oct. 23, a partial solar eclipse will grace Colorado skies and, if you want to catch a glimpse of it, the University of Colorado Boulder’s Fiske Planetarium is offering eclipse-safe glasses for viewing.
The partial eclipse will begin at around 3:15 p.m., reaching maximum at 4:36 p.m., when it will cover roughly half of the sun. But