Archive for: February, 2015

Action Alert: Special Council Meeting

Important News about Boulder City Council Meeting on Building Height Restrictions When: Thursday, February 26, 6:00 pm (please come as close to 5:00 pm as you can if you intend to sign up to speak) Where: Council Chambers, 1777 Broadway Will City Council overrule the citizens of Boulder and enact an extreme restriction on development this Thursday?…

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Meet an Open Boulder Member: Amy Hartman

Meet an Open Boulder Member This month’s Featured Friend is Open Boulder, a local grassroots organization that is working to make city and county governance more effective. The group is offering big ideas and practical action to help more Boulderites engage. Describing itself as nonpartisan and practical, Open Boulder is striving to build a membership…

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Andy Schultheiss Hired as Open Boulder’s Initial Executive Director

Andy Schultheiss Hired as Open Boulder’s Initial Executive Director FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Boulder, CO – February 12, 2015 – Open Boulder and Open Boulder Foundation, new sister organizations dedicated to building a better place to live, work, and play for a diverse spectrum of people in the City and County of Boulder, is pleased to…

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Andy Schultheiss: 7 Ways to Make Boulder Even Better

By the people By Andy Schultheiss, Executive Director, Open Boulder As soon as I became the public face of Open Boulder, people began asking me how they — with their busy lives filled with work, play, and family – could lend a hand to their city and county. This, after all, is one of Open…

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Open Boulder, a new citizen advocacy group, makes more room at the table

Accessible Government Sometimes the actions of Boulder city and county government can make everyday citizens scratch their heads and wonder. A few mystifying goings on of late: Mapleton Hill’s historic shed, the Boulder Junction awakening, Google’s unwelcome wagon, the effusive VRBO objector, and West Pearl’s construction bender – to name just a few. Chances are…

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