Collage of historic Boulder County photos

Boulder County Government

Learn about Boulder County government including its history and information about its elected officials and departments. Find information about how to get involved on advisory boards and commissions and participate in public meetings.

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History and Featured Programs

History of Boulder County

Boulder County was one of the original 17 counties organized by an enabling act of the first Colorado Territorial Legislature on Nov. 1, 1861.

Comprehensive Plan Update

Help the county shape its future. Participate in the Boulder County Comprehensive Plan update process.

Consortium of Cities

The Boulder County Consortium of Cities provides an organizational structure to promote interaction and communication among local governments for the benefit of the organizations and their residents.

Public Meetings

Participate in local government by attending or webstreaming any of our Board of County Commissioners Public Meetings and Hearings. We are also webstreaming Planning Commission meetings.

Boards & Commissions

See how members of the community are shaping the future of Boulder County by being active in Boards & Commissions that give direction to the Board of County Commissioners.