Parks & Open Space Advisory Committee

The Parks and Open Space Advisory Committee (POSAC) reviews proposals and advises the Boulder County Planning Commission, the County Commissioners and staff on issues concerning open space, county land acquisitions and maintenance.


POSAC usually meets on the fourth Thursday of each month starting at 6:30 p.m. in the Commissioners' Hearing Room on the third floor of the County Courthouse.

February 25 at 6:30 p.m.
Boulder County Courthouse (Commissioners' Hearing Room)
1325 Pearl Street, Boulder
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Agenda will be posted before the meeting

Cropland Policy Public Hearing on February 29
POSAC and the Board of County Commissioners will hold a public hearing at the Plaza Event Center in Longmont to take public input on whether to continue or change the current approval in Section 6.1 of the Cropland Policy that allows for the use of certain genetically engineered crops on open space land.
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Past Meetings

Minutes for each month are posted after approval by the committee the following month. Within the minutes, click on subject item titles to skip to staff memos and more information.

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Past Agendas

Public Participation

Public participation is encouraged. Please follow these guidelines:

  • Each speaker will have a maximum of five minutes to testify on any one issue, including items not on the agenda.
  • Speakers will be limited to three minutes for a controversial issue where many people are signed up to speak. Speakers may forfeit their time to another speaker, however, that speaker will be limited to nine minutes.
  • There will be a sign-up sheet for speakers just outside the hearing room.
  • If you need special assistance to attend a meeting, please contact Human Resources at 303-441-3525 at least 48 hours before the scheduled event.

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Members are appointed by the Board of County Commissioners and serve a three year term. Recruitment for boards and commissions occurs twice a year. Members can be reached by contacting Renata Frye at 303-678-6261.

  • Jenn Archuleta
  • Sue Cass
  • Cathy Comstock
  • Deborah Foote
  • Russell Hayes
  • Eric Hozempa (Chair)
  • James Mapes
  • Scott Miller
  • John Nibarger (Vice Chair)


Renata Frye
Parks & Open Space