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Niwot Local Improvement District
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Niwot Local Improvement District Advisory Committee (NLIDAC)

The NLIDAC serves as an independent board to provide the Boulder County Commissioners with recommendations for improvements to the Niwot Local Improvement District (LID). The committee prioritizes expenditures of the LID sales tax revenue for projects including but not limited to capital improvements, community events and promotion, transportation, and transit improvements. The committee reports back to the Boulder County Commissioners who serve as the Board of Directors for the Niwot LID.

Mission Statement

The Niwot Local Improvement District promotes the economic vitality of the Niwot commercial district through a prioritized investment of designated sales tax revenues.

Vision Statement

The Niwot Local Improvement District Advisory Committee advocates for a thriving business district that promotes inclusivity and sustains the unique, authentic culture of Niwot.

Strategic Plan

The Niwot Local Improvement District Advisory Committee adopted the Strategic Plan 2017-2021 in December 2016. In December 2019 it amended the plan to include Niwot Vision 2029 as an addendum.

Meeting Schedule

The Niwot LIDAC meets the first Tuesday of the month from 7 – 9 p.m. Until further notice meetings will be held virtually. Please email Staff Liaison Mark Ruzzin to receive the meeting video link to view a meeting.

To receive meeting notices and the agenda via email please contact .

Meeting Minutes & Agendas

2022 Meetings

2021 Meetings

2020 Meetings

2019 Meetings

2018 Meetings

Activity, Event, and Project Funding Requests

The Niwot LID Advisory Committee utilizes an online form for the submittal of activity, event, and project funding requests. Send an email to staff liaison Mark Ruzzin with any questions about utilizing or submitting the form.

Committee Membership

Current Members

  • Eric Bergeson – Niwot Business Association, Vice Chair
  • Mary Coonce – Business Community Representative
  • Bruce Rabeler – Business Community Representative, Treasurer
  • Cornelia Sawle – Business Community Representative
  • Keith Waters – Business Community Representative
  • Scott Firle – Community Resident Representative, Chair
  • Lisa Rivard – Community Resident Representative
  • Heidi Storz – Community Resident Representative
  • Jeff Knight – Niwot Community Association

Membership Criteria

  • 1 Niwot Business Association Representative
  • 1 Niwot Community Association Representative
  • 4 Rate-paying business members of the District
  • 3 Niwot residents

Boulder County Staff Liaison

Mark Ruzzin – email