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Boulder County partnership aims to expand COVID-19 testing for underserved groups

October 21, 2020 New initiative targets residents without equitable access to testing services En Español Abajo. Boulder County, CO - Boulder County Public Health... read more →

Boulder County Open Space Closures in place due to extreme fire danger

October 21, 2020 Red Flag warning in effect, Wednesday, Oct. 21. - Due to the extreme fire danger and in accord with the... read more →

Carolyn Holmberg Preserve at Rock Creek Farm Draft Management Plan Update now available

October 21, 2020 Public comment period on the draft plan is open. - Boulder County Parks & Open Space has released the draft... read more →

Boulder County releases 2nd draft of updated oil and gas regulations for public review

October 20, 2020 Public Hearings for review of draft regulations to begin November 9 - Boulder County has released a second draft of... read more →

DEADLINE EXTENDED: COVID-19 Emergency Relief Grants for unincorporated county businesses | Subsidios de Ayuda de Emergencia disponible para Empresas del Condado no incorporadas

October 20, 2020 All applications now due by noon on Oct. 28 | Todas las aplicaciones deben entregarse antes del mediodía del 28 de octubre. read more →

Boulder’s young adults do their part to stop the spread of COVID-19

October 20, 2020 Public Health emphasizes the need to stay vigilant as cases rise across the state En Español Abajo. Boulder County, CO –... read more →

Community Foundation Boulder County announces 2020 Fires Relief Fund in partnership with Boulder County

October 20, 2020 with initial gifts totaling $75,000 - The 2020 Fires Relief Fund has been established at Community Foundation Boulder County in partnership... read more →

Media Advisory: Boulder County Elections & Avery Brewing Company to celebrate Vote Early Day on October 24

October 20, 2020 Boulder County Elections and Avery Brewing Company to celebrate National Vote Early Day on October 24 NOTE: If our community fire... read more →

POSTPONED: Boulder Rifle Club Hearing Tabled to Nov. 4

October 20, 2020 PLEASE NOTE: THE BOULDER RIFLE CLUB PUBLIC HEARING SCHEDULED TODAY, OCTOBER 20, WILL BE TABLED TO A FUTURE DATE. Due... read more →

Open Space Closures in Place Due to the Calwood Fire Saturday, Oct. 17.

October 17, 2020 Hall Ranch, Heil Valley Ranch, Lagerman Reservoir, and Pella Crossing closed - Due to the rapid-moving Calwood Fire, Hall Ranch,eserve, and Pella Crossing are closed. Please follow @BoulderOEM on Twitter and Boulder Office of Emergency Management on Facebook.

Boulder County Commissioners seek public input on candidates for RTD District I Director

October 16, 2020 The Board of County Commissioners has interviewed eight candidates for the appointment. All interviews are available for public review and... read more →

COVID-19 Leads to Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in young adult

October 14, 2020 Mild symptoms can lead to a rare, but dangerous condition En Español Abajo. Boulder County, CO – A 20-year-old Boulder... read more →

Boulder’s young adults do their part to stop the spread of COVID-19

October 13, 2020 18-22 year old adults in Boulder have shown their commitment to the wellbeing of all residents by reducing their gathering size in order to slow the spread of COVID-19, per Public Health Order 2020-08. Beginning at noon on Oct. 13, they can expand their gathering circle to groups of up to 6 people. read more →

Level 2 fire restrictions are now in effect for all areas of unincorporated Boulder County

October 12, 2020 Sheriff Joe Pelle has amended the Level 2 Fire Restrictions, effective immediately, Monday, Oct. 12, to include all areas of unincorporated Boulder County. The inclusion of eastern Boulder County is due to high fire danger caused by very low humidity levels and above normal daytime temperatures, with no significant relief in the forecast. read more →

Office of Financial Management to present 2021 Recommended Budget to Boulder County Commissioners – Tuesday, Oct. 13

October 12, 2020 The Budget Director will present a recommended budget for the calendar year 2021 to the Board of County Commissioners at a virtual public meeting using Microsoft Teams on Tuesday, Oct. 13 at 1 p.m. read more →

Statement on error found in City of Louisville ballots, no impact to voters

October 11, 2020 Statement on error found in City of Louisville ballots - No impact to voters – It was discovered that City of Louisville... read more →

Boulder County equipment testing successfully completed for the General Election

October 9, 2020 – Ballots and equipment to be used in the county’s upcoming General Election passed a required Logic and Accuracy Test (LAT)... read more →

Second round of Emergency Relief Grants available to unincorporated county businesses

October 9, 2020 Segunda ronda de Subsidios de Ayuda de Emergencia disponible para Empresas del Condado no incorporadas. | Application opens Oct.9; All applications due by 11:59 p.m. on Oct. 21 | El proceso de aplicación comienza el 9 de octubre. Todas las aplicaciones deben entregarse antes de las 11:59 p.m. del 21 de octubre. read more →

Boulder County helped boost community investments by $4.4 Million in first five months of COVID-19

October 9, 2020 . Services and support to continue. Boulder County’s Community Services, Housing and Human Services departments continue to leverage additional funding for... read more →

Extension of referral period for Docket SI-20-0003: Gross Reservoir & Dam Expansion

October 9, 2020 The Director has granted an extension to the referral agency review period until November 13, 2020, at 4:30 p.m. ... read more →

Boulder County Public Health creates COVID Mitigation Plan with Incentives for Success

October 7, 2020 En Español Abajo. We are so pleased that the number of new COVID-19 cases in this age group has dropped... read more →

Commissioners add their support for transgender people having equitable access to homeless shelters and transitional housing services

October 6, 2020 The Boulder County Commissioners support Transgender people and stand behind our local non-profits as they take a stance against the discriminatory U.S. HUD modification to the Equal Access Rule allowing for the denial of services based on gender identity. read more →

Cradleboard Trail detour begins Thursday, Oct. 15, at the Carolyn Holmberg Preserve at Rock Creek Farm.

October 6, 2020 Detour in place to protect territorial bald eagles during breeding season. - Beginning Thursday, Oct. 15, a detour will be... read more →

Nederland and Allenspark Sort Yards season ends soon

October 5, 2020 Meeker Park closes Oct. 10; Nederland closes Oct. 17. - The Boulder County Community Forestry Sort Yards program, a free log... read more →

Community Planning & Permitting Dept. reviewing Denver Water’s Gross Reservoir & Dam Expansion request in Docket SI-20-0003

October 1, 2020 Community Planning & Permitting Dept. reviewing Denver Water's Gross Reservoir & Dam Expansion request in Docket SI-20-0003 Denver Water must obtain... read more →

Rise in new COVID-19 cases identified across age groups

September 29, 2020 Boulder County, CO – Boulder County Public Health (BCPH) reported today there are initial signs that Boulder County may be... read more →

Commissioners take positions on local and statewide 2020 ballot measures

September 29, 2020 Based on input from our policy team -- in addition to our own deliberations on each of the ballot issues considered -- we have taken positions on two local and nine statewide ballot measures that county voters will see on the ballot during the 2020 election cycle. read more →

Boulder County Public Health updates Gathering Order to address personal safety concerns of 18-22 year-old residents

September 28, 2020 Boulder County, CO – In response to feedback from the community, Boulder County Public Health has amended Public Health Order... read more →

Proposed Memorandum of Understanding between Boulder County and Eldorado Artesian Springs regarding wastewater treatment services

September 26, 2020 Virtual Public Hearing scheduled for 11 a.m. Tuesday, September 29, 2020 - The Board of County Commissioners will hold a virtual Public... read more →

Boulder County to test ballots and equipment for upcoming General Election

September 25, 2020 Logic and Accuracy Test to take place beginning October 6 – Beginning on October 6, the Boulder County Elections Division will... read more →

Boulder County’s Substance Use Advisory Group offers new monthly grief support opportunity: Overdose Loss Support Group

September 25, 2020 New monthly grief support opportunity -- Overdose Loss Support Group -- provides counseling and support to those who have lost a loved one to drug overdose. Support group is offered through TRU Community Care and will take place online on a monthly basis. read more →

New Boulder County Public Health Order Requires all 18 to 22-Year-Old Individuals in Boulder to Halt Gatherings to Slow Rate of New COVID-19 Cases

September 24, 2020 New cases of COVID-19 have been on the rise for nearly three weeks, with the vast majority due to transmission among Boulder residents aged 18-22 years, particularly those attending CU Boulder and living in the Hill neighborhood. In an effort to reverse the trend of new cases, Boulder County Public Health has issued a new Public Health Order for people 18-22 in Boulder. read more →

Boulder County Head Start now enrolling for the 2020-2021 school year

September 21, 2020 Boulder County Head Start Now Enrolling Head Start del Condado de Boulder abrió la inscripción Este mensaje sigue en español. - Boulder... read more →

Free COVID-19 testing in Boulder in response to recent increase in COVID-19 cases

September 17, 2020 In the last two weeks there has been a significant increase in the number of residents testing positive for COVID-19. In response, Boulder County Public Health and area partners are bringing free testing to the City of Boulder. An appointment is not required, and there is no cost to receive the test. Residents should wear a mask and bring a form of ID to ensure test results can be accurately recorded. read more →

Boulder County Elections releases Election Security Community Briefing

September 16, 2020 The Election Security Community Briefing aims to educate voters and other stakeholders about the work Boulder County Elections is doing to identify and mitigate the constantly evolving threats to election security and how we are partnering with federal and state agencies, as well as the private sector, to continuously strengthen our security posture. read more →

Boulder County revises schedule for review of new oil and gas regulations

September 16, 2020 Given changes to the COGCC “Mission Change” Rulemaking schedule, the anticipated schedule for review of Boulder County’s oil and gas... read more →

Upcoming Events from Boulder County Area Agency on Aging (BCAAA)

September 16, 2020 BCAAA Providing Series of Engaging, Educational Events for Community - Boulder Area Agency on Aging (BCAAA) invites interested community members... read more →

Public Health, CU, and the City of Boulder Respond to Increase in COVID Cases

September 15, 2020 Boulder County, CO - In the last two weeks there has been a significant increase in the number of Boulder... read more →

Boulder County Commissioners to appoint RTD District I Director

September 15, 2020 Candidates for the appointment must live within the boundaries of District I. Candidate interest is requested by Sept. 28 and public feedback on qualifications and priority issues and opportunities is due before the end of the month. read more →

Construction begins on new community of affordable homes in downtown Longmont

September 11, 2020 Construction Beginning on New Community of Affordable Homes in Downtown Longmont Four-party partnership to provide much-needed housing stability close to jobs,... read more →

Public Health uses Boulder soda tax funds to provide healthy food during COVID-19

September 10, 2020 Double Up Food Bucks & Fruit and Veg Boulder programs help provide fresh vegetables & fruit to residents Boulder County,... read more →

Boulder County Planning Commission agenda for September 16, 2020

September 9, 2020 Planning Commission public meeting will be held virtually starting at 2:30 p.m. - The next meeting of the Boulder County Planning... read more →

Boulder County wins competitive USDA funding to promote community compost and waste reduction

September 9, 2020 Table-to-Farm project will incentivize healthy soil and conservation practices Boulder County, CO. - Boulder County is one of 13 local and... read more →

Ron Stewart Preserve at Rabbit Mountain will be closed weekly, Monday through Wednesday, from Sept. 21 through Jan. 27

September 8, 2020 Park closed for elk management through limited hunting - Ron Stewart Preserve at Rabbit Mountain will be closed to the public... read more →

Boulder County Public Health provides guidance for participating in sports

September 3, 2020 Participating in sports and recreation provides physical and mental health benefits, but is not without risk when COVID-19 is still... read more →

Public invited to participate in the formation of the 2021 Boulder County Budget

September 3, 2020 The Boulder County Commissioners will hold public meetings with the Office of Financial Management staff from September to November to consider 2021 budget requests from county departments and offices. Virtual meetings begin Sept. 10 with presentations by county departments. Recommended budget to be presented in October. read more →

Enforcement of Public Health Orders is a slow, resource-intensive process

September 2, 2020 The goal is to help individuals and businesses follow the public health orders to stop COVID-19 Seguirá la traducción al... read more →

Healthy Community Awards honor local organizations and individuals supporting our most vulnerable residents

September 1, 2020 Professor Deborah Cantrell, the Community Infant Program, and Boulder County Farmers Markets are this year's winners Boulder County, CO - On... read more →

Family dogs found playing with bat; bat tests positive for rabies

August 31, 2020 An important reminder to all pet owners to be sure their dogs, cats, and ferrets are up-to-date on rabies vaccinations... read more →

September 17 Virtual Open House: DC-19-0005 Short-term Dwelling Rental and Bed & Breakfast

August 28, 2020 Attend a Virtual Open House starting at 6 p.m. on Thursday, September 17, 2020 Boulder County, CO - The Boulder... read more →

Ozone reaches dangerous levels

August 26, 2020 Ozone reaches dangerous levels Air pollution threatens the health of Boulder County residents Boulder County, CO - Extraordinarily high levels of ground-level ozone were recorded in... read more →

Boulder County Commissioners support the “30×30 for Nature Petition” to protect 30 percent of lands and ocean by 2030

August 25, 2020 The initiative to preserve 30% of our lands and oceans worldwide by the year 2030 is consistent with Boulder County’s longstanding values in support of environmental stewardship and climate action. It is a science-based effort that recognizes the many benefits of conserving and restoring our lands and waters, from mitigating climate change impacts to preserving the Earth’s biodiversity. read more →

Boulder County Area Agency on Aging seeking Request for Proposals for services

August 25, 2020 The RFP will be released and available for completion beginning Sept. 23 and will close on Oct. 30. - Boulder... read more →

New Land Use Code Docket DC-20-0002: Accessory Meat or Poultry Processing

August 25, 2020 Update intends to formalize an Accessory Use for Meat and Poultry Processing - Boulder County’s Department of Community Planning... read more →

Jay Road Improvements Project plans available for public comment

August 24, 2020 - The Boulder County Public Works Department and Community Planning & Permitting’s Transportation Planning Division are currently working on plans for... read more →

Boulder County resident hospitalized with West Nile virus

August 21, 2020 The virus is transmitted to humans from the bite of an infected mosquito Boulder County, CO - Boulder County Public Health.... read more →

Partners for a Clean Environment to host webinar on COVID-19 and indoor ventilation

August 20, 2020 Online event will share latest science and best practices for managing indoor air quality and energy efficiency during the pandemic - Partners for a Clean Environment (PACE) will... read more →

Statement from Boulder County Clerk & Recorder Molly Fitzpatrick on recent USPS reported policy and service changes

August 18, 2020 “The Boulder County Clerk and Recorder’s office is responsible for conducting elections in Boulder County. It is our mission to... read more →

2020 Land Conservation Award Winners Announced!

August 17, 2020 2020 Land Conservation Award Winners Announced Ceremony postponed to April 2021 - The Boulder County Commissioners and Parks & Open Space staff... read more →

Mosquito Traps in Superior, Louisville, and Longmont Test Positive for West Nile Virus

August 17, 2020 Boulder County, CO - Boulder County Public Health has confirmed that mosquitoes in Superior, Louisville, and Longmont have tested positive... read more →

Public Input Requested for Boulder to Erie Regional Trail Project

August 14, 2020 Participate in a virtual public meeting through August 31 - The Boulder County Community Planning & Permitting Dept. is seeking public... read more →

Emergency concrete repairs on South Boulder Road start Aug. 17

August 14, 2020 No left-hand turns from South Boulder Road onto Cherryvale Road - In order accommodate emergency concrete repairs on South Boulder... read more →

Agreement establishes shared vision for forestry efforts across Boulder County

August 13, 2020 - Federal, state, and local governments joined with non-profit entities in Boulder County today to establish a shared vision for... read more →

Boulder County Planning Commission agenda for August 19, 2020

August 12, 2020 Planning Commission public meeting will be held virtually starting at 1:30 p.m. - The next meeting of the Boulder County Planning... read more →

La salud pública del condado de Boulder advierte a los residentes sobre la estafa de rastreo de contactos

August 12, 2020 In English Boulder County, CO - Salud Pública del Condado de Boulder ha recibido varios informes de una estafa que involucra... read more →

Boulder County Public Health Warns Residents about Contact Tracing Scam

August 11, 2020 En Español Boulder County, CO - Boulder County Public Health has received multiple reports of a scam involving phone calls from... read more →

Partners for a Clean Environment launches Small Business Equity Program

August 10, 2020 Program provides grants for food service equipment and lighting upgrades for small businesses – Boulder County, in partnership with the... read more →

Recruitment for Boulder County advisory boards and commissions closes Aug. 11

August 5, 2020 Boulder County invites residents to voice opinions, provide guidance -- Boulder County is seeking volunteers who would like to voice their... read more →

Boulder County Commissioners vote to support a comprehensive set of climate action policies for 2020-2021

August 4, 2020 The policies cover statewide and local climate strategies, energy generation, energy efficiency, transportation, fossil fuel extraction activities, and solid waste... read more →

Boulder County Elections to conduct candidate lot drawing for 2020 General Election

August 4, 2020 Ballot positions will be determined on Aug. 11 for Boulder County Commissioner contests – A lot drawing will be held... read more →

Public land agencies remind visitors to exercise caution amid high fire risks

July 30, 2020 Five Colorado open space agencies continue to remind Front Range community members to practice responsible recreation as high temperatures and low humidity have helped to spark recent wildfires across the area. The possession of fireworks, lighting of fireworks and campfires are all prohibited. read more →

County lawsuit against 8 North, LLC, goes forward

July 30, 2020 The Colorado Court of Appeals has ruled that Board of County Commissioners of Boulder County; and City of Lafayette v. Colorado Oil & Gas Conservation Commission; and 8 North, LLC, can go forward, despite 8 North’s parent company, Extraction Oil & Gas, Inc., filing bankruptcy. read more →

Denver Water drops appeal to circumvent Boulder County’s review of proposed Gross Reservoir expansion project

July 29, 2020 Denver Water has asked the Colorado Court of Appeals to dismiss its appeal of the district court’s decision in favor of Boulder County regarding the proposed expansion of Gross Reservoir. The motion effectively ends a years-long battle between Boulder County and Denver Water over whether the project is subject to a county permitting process. Gross Reservoir Dam Project is now subject to local (county) review. read more →

Community Action Program’s People Engaged in Raising Leaders to Offer Boards and Commissions Training in August

July 29, 2020 Registration now open for Boards and Commissions training course - Community Action Program's People Engaged in Raising Leaders’ (PERL),... read more →

July 30 Open House: Land Use Code update DC-19-0005 Short-term Dwelling Rental and Bed & Breakfast

July 28, 2020 July 30 Open House for Land Use Code update DC-19-0005: Short-term Dwelling Rental and Bed & Breakfast Attend a Virtual Open House... read more →

Boulder County Public Health Updates Facial Covering Order to Align with State Order

July 24, 2020 The Boulder County Facial Covering Order now aligns with the state order. Face coverings are now required in all public indoor spaces for every person over 10 years of age at all times, and outdoors when social distancing cannot be maintained. The Order does not have an end date and will remain in place until it is rescinded. read more →

Male party dies at Gross Reservoir

July 23, 2020 Boulder County, Colo. - On July 23, 2020 at approximately 12:27 p.m. the Boulder County Communications Center was notified of a male party... read more →

Boulder County Commissioners respond to 350 Colorado’s ballot issue proposal to ban fracking

July 23, 2020 The Boulder County Commissioners are aware of the 350 Colorado petition which is being delivered to us and we’ve received numerous requests to consider putting a measure on the 2020 November ballot creating a new sales tax and directing the revenues to: (1) fund a ban on all oil and gas development in the county; (2) acquire additional mineral rights in the county’s name; and (3) support a transition away from fossil fuel use. read more →

New Ride Free Lafayette bus service starts July 20

July 17, 2020 Free, on-demand, door-to-door bus service for Lafayette - Boulder County is pleased to announce the new Ride Free Lafayette program, a... read more →

Final Official Results for 2020 June Primary Election

July 16, 2020 Boulder County successfully completed Risk-Limiting Audit – The final official results from Boulder County’s 2020 June Primary Election are... read more →

Human services nonprofit agencies may now apply for 2021 Worthy Cause IV pool funding

July 15, 2020 Worthy Cause Funding Application Process on Boulder County Website for Submissions - Nonprofit human service agencies and housing authorities in Boulder... read more →

Boulder County Commissioners extend oil and gas moratorium in order to complete review of new regulations

July 14, 2020 A new schedule for updating oil and gas regulations extends Boulder County’s moratorium through December 31, 2020 - The Board... read more →

COVID-19 Cases and Hospitalization Increasing in Boulder County | Los casos de COVID-19 y la hospitalización aumentan en el condado de Boulder

July 14, 2020 Residents advised to be diligent about taking precautions to stop further spread | Se les aconsejan a los residentes que sean diligentes al tomar precauciones para evitar una mayor propagación. read more →

Federal appellate court deals victory for improved air quality in Boulder County

July 10, 2020 Boulder County, CO – Today a federal appellate court dealt a victory to Boulder County and other proponents of improved... read more →

July virtual workshops on accessing transportation options using smartphone applications

July 10, 2020 Boulder County Mobility for All (M4A) offers virtual workshops on accessing transportation options using smartphone applications July virtual workshops are free,... read more →

Forecast for hot temperatures and low humidity has increased fire danger

July 10, 2020 Sheriff Joe Pelle has enacted Level 2 Fire Restrictions, effective at noon on Friday, July 10, for western Boulder County. The increased fire restrictions are being implemented due to increasing fire danger, lack of moisture and the forecast for hot temperatures. read more →

Boulder County is recruiting for advisory board and commission members

July 9, 2020 Boulder County invites residents to voice opinions, provide guidance to county government. Applications open Friday, July 10. () -- Twice a... read more →

Boulder County’s Election Audit and Canvass Open to Public for Remote Viewing

July 9, 2020 Boulder County's Election Audit and Canvass Open to Public for Remote Viewing Audit to check election outcomes from the 2020 June... read more →

Boulder County Planning Commission agenda for July 15, 2020

July 8, 2020 Planning Commission public meeting will be held virtually starting at 1:30 p.m. - The next meeting of the Boulder County Planning... read more →

Boulder County Public Health Urges Parents to Help their Children Wear a Face Covering

July 7, 2020 Public Health reminds parents that children older than 2 years old should wear face coverings too. Children can carry and transmit the virus to others, including vulnerable adults. Masks are a very important tool in the efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19 along with maintaining social distancing and washing hands frequently. read more →

Boulder County Area Agency on Aging offers July virtual classes and education group meetings

July 2, 2020 Boulder County Area Agency on Aging offers July virtual classes and group meetings Afternoon and evening Medicare basics classes available - Boulder... read more →

Face Coverings required at Boulder County Open Space

July 2, 2020 Face Coverings required at Boulder County Parks & Open Space All visitors must have a face covering with them to be... read more →

Stay Healthy While Enjoying Lakes and Creeks

June 30, 2020 Boulder County, CO - Boulder County’s beautiful lakes, rivers, and creeks are enticing places to cool off and spend the day,... read more →

New 2020 Eldorado Canyon State Park weekend shuttle begins July 3

June 30, 2020 Eldorado Canyon State Park weekend shuttle bus service begins July 3 Free shuttles run every 15 minutes - Beginning on Friday, July... read more →

DC-19-0005: Short-term Dwelling Rental and Bed & Breakfast code update

June 30, 2020 Attend a Virtual Coffee With a Planner or Open House in July Boulder County, CO - The Boulder County Community... read more →

Boulder County Public Health Extends Facial Covering Order

June 29, 2020 This is the second extension of the Order. The Order does not have an end date and will remain in place until it is rescinded.The Order requires face coverings for every person older than 12 years old whenever in public anywhere in Boulder County that social distancing of six feet cannot be maintained. read more →

2020 Hessie Trailhead weekend shuttle begins June 27 – It’s FREE!

June 23, 2020 New for 2020, Nederland High School is the pick-up/drop-off location; shuttles run every 15 minutes - Boulder County will again offer... read more →

Boulder County Commissioners to Consider Oil and Gas Moratorium Extension at Virtual Public Hearing on July 14

June 23, 2020 Hearing will be held virtually and written public comment accepted - The Board of Boulder County Commissioners (BOCC) will... read more →

Boulder County 2020 census team collaborates with Foothills Zonta Club

June 22, 2020 Youth make a difference through advocacy and civic engagement in 2020 census - The Boulder County 2020 census team and Foothills... read more →

Primary Election Deadlines, In-person Voting, and Ballot-to-Go Options

June 20, 2020 Plus COVID-19 in-person voting precautions – Monday, June 22 is the last recommended day for voters to use the mail to... read more →

Spike in New COVID-19 Cases in Boulder

June 17, 2020 Residents advised to be diligent about taking precautions to stop further spread. Boulder County, CO – Since last Thursday, June... read more →

Board of County Commissioners Applaud Upholding of LGBTQ+ Protections

June 15, 2020 We need to be vigilant in protecting the rights of our residents now, more than ever -- Today we are grateful... read more →

Participant of June 4 Protest in Boulder Tests Positive for COVID-19

June 15, 2020 Participants who attended the event should monitor for symptoms of COVID-19. Boulder County, CO – A person who recently tested... read more →

Boulder County Public Health seeking residents potentially exposed to COVID-19 at recent events

June 12, 2020 Multiple residents who tested positive for the virus report attending large parties and a local protest march. Boulder County, CO... read more →

Small Business Grants Announced for Businesses in Unincorporated Boulder County

June 11, 2020 Boulder County received requests for financial support totaling six times the amount of funding available -- The Boulder County Board of... read more →

Revised Boulder County Planning Commission agenda for June 17, 2020

June 10, 2020 Planning Commission public meeting will be held virtually starting at 1:30 p.m. - The next meeting of the Boulder County Planning... read more →

Be cautious of algal blooms in lakes and ponds this summer

June 10, 2020 . Keep people and pets out of slow-moving waterbodies where algae may be present - With summer approaching and temperatures rising, Boulder County... read more →

New report on energy use in Boulder County cannabis cultivation facilities

June 9, 2020 New report sheds light on energy use in Boulder County cannabis cultivation facilities Reducing the environmental impact of the cannabis industry is... read more →

Boulder County’s high summer ozone & COVID-19

June 9, 2020 Boulder County’s high summer ozone and COVID-19 are a dangerous combination. June 1 marked the official start to high ozone season in the Denver-Boulder metro area and air quality alerts were issued before that date. High ozone concentrations are unhealthy for sensitive groups, including anyone with a respiratory condition such as asthma, and are especially concerning right now while we are fighting the COVID-19 respiratory virus. read more →

Department of Housing and Human Services Director Frank Alexander takes on new role with Casey Family Programs

June 9, 2020 Boulder County Department of Housing and Human Services Director Frank Alexander to take on new role with Casey Family Programs Frank... read more →

Boulder County equipment testing successfully completed for June Primary Election

June 6, 2020 – Ballots and equipment to be used in the county’s upcoming June Primary Election passed a required Logic and Accuracy... read more →

Hazardous Materials Management Facility now open for drop-off by appointment only

June 4, 2020 The HMMF is open for household (residential) waste drop-off from 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to to 4 p.m.,... read more →

Boulder County Planning Commission agenda for June 17, 2020

June 3, 2020 Planning Commission public meeting will be held virtually starting at 1:30 p.m. - The next meeting of the Boulder County Planning... read more →

Fire restrictions updated for unincorporated Boulder County

June 2, 2020 The change better aligns Boulder County with our partners at the USFS so that we have the same level of fire restrictions on their land as well as on land in unincorporated Boulder County. The main difference is the allowance of rec sport shooting. Camp fires are now also allowed in constructed, permanent fire pits or fire grates, within developed recreation sites on public land. read more →

Boulder County Area Agency on Aging offers virtual Medicare basics classes

June 2, 2020 Afternoon and evening classes available in June - Boulder County Area Agency on Aging’s Medicare Counseling program is offering live virtual... read more →

Boulder County Commissioners reaffirm anti-racism stance and support peaceful protest

June 1, 2020 As white local elected leaders, we believe it is our obligation and duty to explicitly affirm that Black Lives Matter,... read more →

Boulder County Clerk & Recorder to resume select in-person services on June 1

May 29, 2020 Appointments required for Motor Vehicle services. Many services available remotely. – In a recent press release, Boulder County announced that some... read more →

Boulder County Housing and Human Services continues to support residents remotely during COVID-19

May 29, 2020 Boulder County Department of Housing & Human Services continues to support residents remotely during COVID-19 Staff remain available to connect residents... read more →

Transfort resumes most FLEX bus service on June 1

May 29, 2020 First and last Boulder Express roundtrips not resuming Transfort, the transit agency owned by the City of Fort Collins, will... read more →

Homeless Solutions for Boulder County to close 30th Street shelter

May 29, 2020 Coordinated entry and navigation services to move to north Boulder - As a housing-first model, Homeless Solutions for Boulder County... read more →

Boulder County Community Services Department contact information and updates as of June 1

May 29, 2020 Boulder County Community Services Department contact information and updates Community Services continues remote service delivery as Boulder County moves to “Forward Together... read more →

Boulder County to Reopen Additional In-Person Services to the Public

May 28, 2020 Beginning June 1, additional Boulder County services will be reopening in-person to the public with new health and safety guidelines in place. Other county services will still be provided online only as the health and safety of staff and the public are the top priority for county leadership. For most in-person services, access will be limited to appointment only. read more →

Boulder County Community Forestry Sort Yards to open for the 2020 season in June

May 22, 2020 County residents can drop off tree branches, logs, and yard waste free of charge in Nederland and Allenspark - The Boulder... read more →

Boulder County to test ballots and equipment for upcoming Primary Election

May 22, 2020 Logic and Accuracy Test to take place beginning June 2 – Beginning on June 2, the Boulder County Elections Division will... read more →

Boulder County Public Health extends facial covering order

May 22, 2020 The Boulder County Board of Health has approved an extension of the Boulder County Public Health Order requiring face coverings for every person older than 12 years old whenever in public anywhere in Boulder County that social distancing of six feet cannot be maintained. The Order will remain in place through Tuesday, June 30. read more →

Boulder County Public Health Director gives COVID-19 update

May 22, 2020 We're at a critical time. We must all work together. Boulder County, CO – Today Boulder County Public Health Executive... read more →

COVID-19 testing widely available in Boulder County

May 21, 2020 Residents with symptoms or those who work with the public are encouraged to get tested Boulder County, CO — This week... read more →

Boulder County & Boulder County Public Health press Colorado Air Quality Control Commission to adopt updated greenhouse gas pollution rules

May 21, 2020 State considers updating carbon pollution regulations Denver, CO - Colorado Communities for Climate Action (CC4CA)* and the Local Government Coalition (LGC)** — two coalitions representing... read more →

Parking near Boulder-area mountain open space locations is extremely limited

May 21, 2020 . High visitation and parking congestion serve as reminders for people to recreate close to home. - The City of Boulder and... read more →

Boulder County and other communities across Colorado push for stronger air & climate protections

May 20, 2020 State considering adoption of updated rules on carbon pollution - The Colorado Air Quality Control Commission (AQCC) will consider proposals tomorrow... read more →

Naming contest begins for the Boulder County Recycling Center’s new sorting robots

May 19, 2020 -The Boulder County Recycling Center is installing two robots to help sort recyclable materials more quickly, efficiently, and safely, and we’d... read more →

Boulder County Area Agency on Aging to Offer “Healthier Living: Chronic Disease Self-Management Program” Online

May 18, 2020 Classes begin July 7, on Tuesdays. Register today to participate - Boulder County Area Agency on Aging will be offering a... read more →

Transfort reinstates partial and modified FLEX bus service

May 15, 2020 Limited FLEX trips resume on May 18 for Monday through Friday service Transfort, the transit agency owned by the City... read more →

Five Ways to Support Boulder County Farmers and Food Systems During COVID-19

May 12, 2020 Five Ways to Support Boulder County Farmers and Food Systems During COVID-19 - Local farmers and those who are food-insecure face major... read more →

Public Comments about Climate Rules Requested by May 20

May 12, 2020 Public Comments about Climate Rules Requested by Wednesday, May 20 Improving air quality is the goal Boulder County, CO - In... read more →

Boulder County Youth Corps canceled for 2020 season due to COVID-19 pandemic.

May 11, 2020 Boulder County Youth Corps canceled for 2020 season due to COVID-19. - The Boulder County Youth Corps has been canceled for the... read more →

Emergency Relief Grants Available to Businesses in Unincorporated Boulder County

May 8, 2020 The application opens on May 8 and all applications must be received by May 18 at 11:59 p.m. -- The... read more →

Boulder County Planning Commission agenda for May 20, 2020

May 7, 2020 Planning Commission public meeting will be held virtually starting at 1:30 p.m. - The next meeting of the Boulder County Planning... read more →

Boulder County Residents Encouraged to Apply for Help During COVID-19

May 7, 2020 Rent, food, and child care assistance, health coverage, and other critical financial help available now -- As the effects of the... read more →

Resource Conservation Division launches P3 Pesticides Campaign

May 7, 2020 Boulder County This campaign aims to inspire awareness of alternate pest management methods and to reduce the use of pesticides... read more →

Boulder County moves to “Safer-at-Home” COVID phase on Saturday, May 9

May 5, 2020 Most criteria for easing restrictions will be met and facial covering requirement will begin. Adherence to the requirements, along with wearing face coverings when it's difficult to maintain 6 feet separation, will help to limit the spread of disease and support local businesses to remain open. read more →

Clinica Family Health Offers COVID-19 Testing to the General Public

May 4, 2020 Lafayette, CO – In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Clinica Family Health and Boulder County Public Health are partnering to... read more →

Boulder County Area Agency on Aging Offers New Online Caregiver Program Beginning in May

May 4, 2020 New pilot program is now open for registrations - Boulder County Area Agency on Aging invites interested caregivers to participate in... read more →

Boulder County to require face coverings beginning May 9 to help reduce the spread of COVID-19

May 4, 2020 Beginning May 9, every person older than 12 years old will be required to wear a face covering when in public anywhere in Boulder County where social distancing of 6 feet cannot be maintained. Wearing face coverings in public when social distancing isn’t possible can reduce the spread of coronavirus. read more →

Increasing open space visitation leading to instances of trail & natural resource damage

April 30, 2020 Open space agencies remind visitors to practice responsible recreation and stay close to home. - Colorado Front Range parks and open... read more →

Applications for Tungsten Village Affordable Homes in Nederland will be accepted beginning May 7

April 30, 2020 Applications for Tungsten Village Affordable Homes accepted beginning May 7 Neighborhood of 26 Affordable Homes in Nederland features 1-, 2-, and... read more →

Boulder County Assessor to mail property appraisal information for new construction – May 1

April 29, 2020 Boulder County Assessor to mail property appraisal information - May 1 2020 property value notices will be mailed to owners of.... read more →

Boulder County Public Health Executive Director to Discuss Status of the COVID-19 Response in Boulder County

April 27, 2020 Join the Facebook live event on Tuesday, April 28, at 5 p.m. Please submit questions at healthinfo@bouldercounty.org or by posting... read more →

Boulder County Extends Stay-At-Home Order Through May 8

April 24, 2020 Increasing numbers of residents with COVID-19 illness has delayed moving to next phase. One exception, beginning on April 27, non-critical businesses may also start offering curbside delivery of products, and travel to pick up those goods will be considered necessary travel. read more →

Gradual reopening of businesses may look different across Metro Denver

April 23, 2020 Increasing numbers of residents with COVID-19 illness may delay moving to next phase Boulder County, CO — The statewide Stay-at-Home Order... read more →

Most Boulder County buildings to remain closed to the public through May 31

April 23, 2020 With limited exceptions, Boulder County buildings and facilities will remain closed to the public until June 1 in response to Colorado Gov. Jared Polis’ ‘Safer at Home’ guidelines. (Image: Downtown Boulder County Courthouse lit up in blue in support of healthcare workers #LightItBlue #HealthCareHeroes) read more →

Metro Denver Public Health Officials Working Together on Regional Strategies for Protecting Community While Transitioning to Safe-At-Home Phase

April 22, 2020 Everyone should continue to stay at home to greatest extent possible. “There is evidence that social distancing is working, but that effort must continue in order to minimize the spread of disease. This is a critical time and what we each do individually will impact our community as a whole,” said Jeff Zayach, Executive Director, Boulder County Public Health. read more →

Community Planning & Permitting Department Now Accepting Applications Online

April 22, 2020 Online submittals now available for Planning Applications and Building Permits - The Boulder County Community Planning & Permitting Department (CPP) is... read more →

Commissioners announce 2020 Volunteer Enrichment Awards during National Volunteer Week

April 21, 2020 $8,000 total awarded to 11 different programs - The Boulder County Commissioners approved a proclamation on April 21, proclaiming... read more →

Stay on trail and walk through mud. If needed, step off to maintain physical distance

April 21, 2020 . City and county remind visitors to support open space rangers and protect plant vegetation - The City of Boulder and Boulder... read more →

Homeless Solutions for Boulder County Calls for Volunteers at Shelters and the COVID-19 Recovery Center

April 17, 2020 Homeless Solutions for Boulder County Calls for Volunteers at Homeless Shelters and the COVID-19 Recovery Center Sign up to volunteer today... read more →

COVID-19 Race/ethnicity Data Analysis Illustrates Disparities in Boulder County

April 16, 2020 Boulder County, CO — Boulder County Public Health epidemiology staff completed the first analysis on Boulder County COVID-19 data by race/ethnicity.... read more →

Update to Carolyn Holmberg Preserve at Rock Creek Farm Management Plan

April 14, 2020 presented for Parks & Open Space Advisory Board input at Thursday, April 23, virtual public meeting Public comment accepted online... read more →

Changes to transit services in Boulder County

April 14, 2020 as of April 14, 2020 Changes affect RTD, City of Boulder, and local and regional services - Boulder County is... read more →

Community Justice Services Continues Services at Boulder County Jail

April 13, 2020 Boulder County Community Justice Services continues to provide programming and re-entry support to incarcerated and recently released individuals - Boulder County... read more →

Los edificios e instalaciones del condado de Boulder permanecerán cerrados hasta el 30 de abril

April 10, 2020 Condado de Boulder, Colorado (1 de abril del 2020) - El gobernador Jared Polis ordenó que todas las escuelas primarias y... read more →

South Boulder Road concrete panel replacement project starts April 13

April 10, 2020 Crews will reduce east- and westbound South Boulder Road to one lane at various times and locations - Boulder County... read more →

New General Floodplain Development Permit 2020-1 Available for Review and Comment

April 9, 2020 Two-week comment period begins on April 9, 2020 - Boulder County is proposing to issue General Floodplain Development Permit (General FDP)... read more →

Boulder County enacts Level 1 Fire Restrictions

April 8, 2020 The County Commissioners have enacted Level 1 Fire Restrictions for western Boulder County. Restrictions apply to the unincorporated mountain areas of Boulder County and are being enacted while firefighting and law enforcement resources are limited due to the COVID-19 pandemic. read more →

Boulder County Planning Commission agenda for April 15, 2020

April 8, 2020 Planning Commission will hold its April 15th public meeting virtually starting at 2 p.m. - The next meeting of the Boulder... read more →

Boulder County Parks & Open Space seeking volunteers for two cultural history programs.

April 8, 2020 Deadlines for application in early May. - Boulder County Parks & Open Space is seeking volunteers for two cultural history programs.... read more →

District Attorney Warns of Stimulus Scams

April 7, 2020 District Attorney Michael Dougherty advises Boulder County community members to be aware that scammers are exploiting the US government stimulus relating to the COVID-19 virus outbreak. The District Attorney’s Office is providing a flyer in English and Spanish as a quick reference guide to help protect the community against stimulus scams. read more →

Update Regarding Building Inspections

April 7, 2020 Virtual inspections now available for selected building projects - Boulder County is continuing to adjust our processes and procedures in... read more →

Third Boulder County Resident Dies from COVID-19-related Illness; School Districts Advised to Prepare for Virtual Learning for Remainder of School Year

April 4, 2020 Third Boulder County Resident Dies from COVID-19; School Districts Advised to Prepare for Virtual Learning for Remainder of School Year Boulder.... read more →

Free Virtual Backyard Compost Workshops from Boulder County Resource Conservation

April 2, 2020 Boulder County Resource Conservation Division is hosting six virtual Backyard Compost Workshops - The Boulder County Resource Conservation Division is hosting.... read more →

Boulder County buildings and facilities to remain closed through April 30

April 1, 2020 All Boulder County buildings and facilities will remain closed to the public until April 30 in response to Colorado Governor Jared Polis’ order to keep schools closed until the end of the month. Online and phone services remain available. read more →

Another Boulder County Family Loses a Loved One to COVID-19

March 31, 2020 Boulder County, CO — Boulder County Public Health was notified on March 31, 2020, that a resident in their 70s... read more →

Boulder County Youth Corps deadline extended for teens to apply for summer jobs.

March 30, 2020 - Boulder County residents ages 14-17 (as of June 15) have until 4:30 p.m. on April 10 to apply for summer... read more →

Advisory and Resources For Those Suffering Abuse During COVID-19

March 30, 2020 District Attorney Michael Dougherty Issues () -- While our community takes important and necessary precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19,... read more →

More than 150 Local Medical and Mental Health Professionals Respond to Call for Help with COVID-19; Public Health Preparing for Surge of Illness

March 30, 2020 Boulder County, CO — In just a matter of weeks after putting out the call for medical volunteers to help... read more →

Parks and Open Space managers urge visitors not to crowd outdoor areas and to follow all rules and regulations

March 27, 2020 Boulder County and municipal trails are seeing record crowds as statewide stay-at-home order restricts many activities. Visits to open space are still encouraged for exercise and fresh air, but strict adherence to open space rules and regulations and social distancing are mandatory. read more →

Statewide Stay-At-Home Order Implemented

March 26, 2020 Gov. Polis and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment have issued a Stay at Home Public Health Order effective through April 11 to protect the health and safety of our communities. This action covers Boulder County along with the rest of the state read more →

Final Official Results for 2020 Presidential Primary Election

March 25, 2020 Boulder County successfully completed Risk-Limiting Audit – The final official results from Boulder County’s 2020 Presidential Primary Election are available now... read more →

Tres departamentos de salud pública de Metro Denver emiten órdenes de quedarse en casa para detener la propagación del COVID-19

March 25, 2020 Tres departamentos de salud pública que sirven a más de 2 millones de residentes en la región metropolitana de Denver se.... read more →

Three Metro Denver Public Health Departments Issue Stay-At-Home Orders to Stop the Spread of COVID-19

March 25, 2020 Three public health departments serving more than 2 million residents across the Metro Denver region joined together to issue Stay-At-Home Public Health Orders in their counties today, effective March 26 at 8:00 a.m. until April 17 at 11:59 p.m. unless officials determine it is in the interest of public health to expire at an earlier date and time. read more →

Message from Boulder County Public Health Director RE: COVID-19

March 24, 2020 RE: coordinated approach to implementation of Stay at Home public health orders. Boulder County, Colo (March 24, 2020, 2:40 p.m.) – Boulder... read more →

Late Payment & Delinquent Interest Policy for Property Tax Payments

March 24, 2020 - With Executive Order D 2020 012, Governor Jared Polis authorized the county treasurers within Colorado to suspend or waive delinquent... read more →

Red Hill and Rabbit Mountain elk herd management plans presented for approval at March 30 virtual public meeting

March 20, 2020 Red Hill and Rabbit Mountain elk herd management plans presented for commissioner approval at Monday, March 30, virtual public meeting Public... read more →

Due to COVID-19, Board of County Commissioners Vacates Schedule for Review of Proposed Oil and Gas Regulations

March 20, 2020 New dates will be announced when renewed Boulder County operations can be predicted with certainty - In response to the... read more →

A message to Boulder County residents about COVID-19 (coronavirus)

March 19, 2020 COVID-19 Coronavirus Message from the Board of Boulder County Commissioners As we face these extraordinary circumstances, it’s important to remember we’re... read more →

Boulder County Area Agency on Aging Implements Service Changes During COVID-19

March 19, 2020 Connect with BCAAA by phone and email for resource connections - Boulder County Area Agency on Aging events and programs have... read more →

Consumer Advisory

March 18, 2020 District Attorney Michael Dougherty Warns of Coronavirus Scams () -- District Attorney Michael Dougherty advises Boulder County community members to be aware... read more →

Boulder County trails see increase in visitation.

March 18, 2020 Tips for safe visits to open space - Boulder County Parks & Open Space staff appreciates the desire of... read more →

Community Spread of COVID-19 Confirmed in Boulder County; Four Additional Local Cases

March 17, 2020 While the disease investigations are still being conducted, two of the recently tested people had not left the county, confirming that there is community spread of COVID-19 in Boulder County. read more →

All Boulder County facilities are closed for business until Monday, April 20

March 16, 2020 Colorado Gov. Jared Polis has ordered a general shutdown of public spaces to further decrease the rapid spread of COVID-19. These measures are being put in place to help reduce the rate of transmission and the rapid rise of cases in order to protect the integrity of our health care system and our most vulnerable populations. read more →

Nederland and Allenspark Transfer Stations moving to limited operations effective Immediately.

March 16, 2020 Nederland and Allenspark Transfer Stations moving to limited operations effective Immediately No cost to drop off household materials at this time... read more →

Boulder County Clerk & Recorder (Motor Vehicle, Recording, Elections) urges use of online services, restrictions to in-person service due to COVID-19

March 16, 2020 Boulder County Clerk & Recorder urges use of online services, in-person services will be restricted due to COVID-19 Most services are... read more →

Additional Boulder County Residents Test Positive for COVID-19: Residents Urged to Practice Social Distancing

March 15, 2020 Boulder County, CO – Four additional Boulder County residents have tested positive for COVID-19. While the disease investigations are still... read more →

Boulder County Government Closures and Cancelations due to COVID-19

March 15, 2020 While Boulder County will remain open to provide necessary services to county residents, many buildings and offices will be closed to the public and some services will be accessible by phone or online only. read more →

Two additional Boulder County residents test presumptive positive for COVID-19

March 15, 2020 Boulder County Resident Tests Presumptive Positive for COVID-19 Boulder County, CO – Two additional Boulder County residents in their 20s have tested... read more →

Boulder County Resident Tests Presumptive Positive for COVID-19

March 14, 2020 A Boulder County resident in their 20s has tested presumptive positive for the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19. The individual had traveled to California and was notified upon their return to Colorado that two people at the event they attended in California had subsequently tested positive for the disease. read more →

Boulder County declares local disaster emergency in response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

March 14, 2020 “Just as we did in the 2013 Flood, we are looking for all available resources to help us address the growing community needs in Boulder County around this global health crisis,” said County Commissioners Chair, Deb Gardner. “Our teams of dedicated staff and public officials are working around the clock to meet our local needs for assistance and ensure that the concerns of our residents are being fully addressed." read more →

Parks & Open Space public events canceled through April 30 due to COVID-19 precautions.

March 13, 2020 Includes all hikes, indoor programs, volunteer projects, and Fairgrounds events. - As COVID-19 continues to grow as a public health concern, we want... read more →

Boulder County Area Agency on Aging Cancels Upcoming Programs and Events

March 12, 2020 to Protect Public Health and Older Adults Find a List of BCAAA Cancelled Events - The Boulder County Area Agency on... read more →

Boulder County’s Election Audit & Canvass Open to Public

March 11, 2020 Boulder County's Election Audit and Canvass Open to Public Audit to check election outcomes from the 2020 Presidential Primary Election –.... read more →

Area Agency on Aging’s Navigating Nutrition event CANCELED

March 11, 2020 Area Agency on Aging’s Navigating Nutrition Information and Resources Event CANCELED Co-Sponsored Event Inter-generation Conversations Also Canceled - Boulder County Area... read more →

Boulder County encourages participation in the 2020 Census

March 10, 2020 The Boulder County Commissioners proclaim the importance of the 2020 Census for local federal funding and representation. The census opens... read more →

Tomando control de su salud: Clase de salud y bienestar comienza el 15 de abril en Longmont

March 9, 2020 Aprenda cómo mejorar su salud y controlar los síntomas de una enfermedad crónica. ¡Inscríbase hoy! Condado de Boulder, Colo - La... read more →

Tomando Control de Su Salud: Wellness Class for Spanish Speakers Starting April 15th in Longmont

March 9, 2020 Tomando Control de Su Salud: Wellness Class for Spanish Speakers Starting April 15 Learn how to improve health and manage symptoms.... read more →

Election Day Unofficial Preliminary Results

March 7, 2020 Next unofficial results update will be after 8-day cure and military ballots due date – The Boulder County Elections Division has... read more →

Boulder County is closely monitoring and responding to COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

March 6, 2020 Boulder County is actively monitoring the COVID-19 outbreak and has plans, partnerships, and resources in place to support the community as concerns continue to rise around the novel coronavirus, especially now that several cases have been confirmed in Colorado. read more →

Boulder County draft oil and gas regulations available for public review

March 6, 2020 Boulder County has released the first draft of its updated oil and gas regulations and welcomes public input and comments. The regulations have been revised in response to Senate Bill 19-181. read more →

Boulder County Area Agency on Aging Seeking RFPs for Services for 2020-2021

March 5, 2020 Boulder County Area Agency on Aging Seeking Request for Proposals for 2020-2021 Services Pre-proposal Meeting on Wednesday, March 25 - Boulder County... read more →

Boulder County Commissioners extend oil and gas moratorium

March 2, 2020 At a public hearing on March 2, the Board considered a staff presentation and written input from the public in determining to extend the moratorium from its previous end date of March 28. read more →

Open House: Carolyn Holmberg Preserve at Rock Creek Farm Management Plan Update

February 28, 2020 Wednesday, March 11, 4:30-6:30 p.m. in Louisville - Boulder County Parks & Open Space will host an open house on the... read more →

Cultural History Volunteers Needed for Walker Ranch Homestead

February 28, 2020 Application deadline Thursday, March 12. - Boulder County Parks & Open Space is recruiting cultural history volunteers. Volunteers will learn... read more →

US 287 & Isabelle Road Intersection Safety Improvement Project open house March 3

February 27, 2020 Public invited to review final design and provide feedback for construction - Boulder County Public Works will host an open... read more →

Navigating Nutrition Information and Resources: A Healthy Path Forward! Conference Registration Now Open

February 27, 2020 Learn Cutting-Edge Nutrition Information and About Resources for Older Adults and Caregivers - Boulder County Area Agency on Aging... read more →

Public Meeting Tuesday, March 3: Webster Pond at Pella Crossing Native Fish Project

February 27, 2020 Project to establish endangered fish in Webster Pond - Boulder County Parks & Open Space, along with Colorado Parks and... read more →

Boulder County Awards Sustainable Food and Agricultural Funds

February 25, 2020 - On Tuesday, Feb. 25, the Boulder County Commissioners announced the recipients of the 2020 Sustainable Food and Agricultural Funds to... read more →

Election Open House / Ballot Processing Center Tours

February 25, 2020 Interested in how elections work? Ballot processing tours scheduled for Feb. 28 and March 2. Students encouraged to attend! – Boulder County... read more →

Fourmile Canyon Drive cycling restrictions lifted

February 24, 2020 The remaining flood recovery-related construction has been suspended until temperatures are more suitable to complete the remaining work, most likely in May 2020. read more →

Boulder Valley Comprehensive Plan mid-term update

February 22, 2020 Thank you for your interest in previous Boulder Valley Comprehensive Plan updates. The City of Boulder has recently started the... read more →

Red Hill and Rabbit Mountain elk herd management plan drafts released for public review.

February 21, 2020 Public comment accepted online and at two upcoming public hearings. - Boulder County Parks & Open Space has released the draft... read more →

People Engaged in Raising Leaders to Offer Leadership Program Beginning March 10

February 20, 2020 Tuesday Classes Provide Leadership 101 Training for Six Weeks - Boulder County Community Services Department is launching a new leadership 101... read more →

Board of Boulder County Commissioners to Consider Oil and Gas Moratorium Extension

February 19, 2020 Staff proposes revised schedule for updating oil and gas regulations that stretches beyond March 28, 2020 moratorium end date. -... read more →

Transportation Master Plan Update adopted by County Commissioners

February 18, 2020 - The Board of County Commissioners approved the recently updated Boulder County Transportation Master Plan (TMP) at a public hearing... read more →

Floodplain Partners pilot program applications due Feb. 28

February 13, 2020 Homeowners interested in reducing flood risk to their property are all encouraged to apply - Applications for Boulder County’s Floodplain Partner’s... read more →

Boulder County to screen insurance companies for investments in clean energy vs. fossil fuels

February 13, 2020 Boulder County leads and urges other counties and cities to join Insure Our Future in screening insurance companies for investments in... read more →

Volunteer Tour Guides and House Docents Needed at the Agricultural Heritage Center

February 12, 2020 Volunteer tour guides and farmhouse docents teach visitors about the agricultural history of Boulder County between 1900 and 1925. read more →

Seasonal flu is more of a concern than 2019 novel coronavirus

February 12, 2020 Currently the risk to most Coloradans from 2019 novel coronavirus is low, and the health care system in Colorado is prepared to promptly identify, evaluate, and respond to any possible cases. read more →

Boulder County Invites Residents to Caregiving Symposium — Wednesday, April 8, 2020

February 11, 2020 Boulder County Invites Residents to Caregiving Symposium on Wednesday, April 8 Event provides education and support for family/informal caregivers of older... read more →

Boulder County equipment testing successfully completed for March 3 Presidential Primary Election

February 7, 2020 – Ballots and equipment to be used in the county’s upcoming Presidential Primary Election passed a required Logic and Accuracy Test... read more →

Boulder County Area Agency on Aging Offers New Diabetes Prevention Program

February 6, 2020 Information Session about Program to Take Place on Feb. 26 - The Boulder County Area Agency on Aging will be offering... read more →

Boulder County Planning Commission agenda for Feb. 19, 2020

February 5, 2020 Boulder County Planning Commission agenda for February 19, 2020 Planning Commission public meeting begins at 1:30 p.m. - The next meeting of... read more →

Boulder County Elections Launches High School Student Voter Registration Awareness Week

January 31, 2020 Boulder County Elections is excited to announce February 3-7 as “Student Voter Registration Awareness Week” in partnership with the St. Vrain and Boulder Valley School Districts. read more →

Red Hill Elk Herd Management Plan Open House Wednesday, Feb. 5, in Longmont

January 30, 2020 Request for extension of Ron Stewart Preserve at Rabbit Mountain elk management plan will also be discussed. - Boulder County... read more →

Boulder County Area Agency on Aging Seeking RFPs for Nutrition Services

January 29, 2020 - Boulder County Area Agency on Aging (BCAAA) is seeking proposals from qualified organizations interested in contracting with BCAAA to provide... read more →

Staff updates County Commissioners on the progress of the county’s oil and gas regulations

January 28, 2020 The Board of County Commissioners held a public meeting to receive an update from county staff on Boulder County’s progress in drafting amendments to Article 12 of the Land Use Code (Special Review for Oil and Gas Operations). read more →

Heil Valley Ranch Forestry Project to close Lichen Loop and Grindstone Quarry trails weekdays for month of February.

January 28, 2020 Heil Valley Ranch Forestry Project to close Lichen Loop and Grindstone Quarry Trail weekdays for month of February. Trails will be... read more →

Boulder County to test ballots and equipment for upcoming Presidential Primary Election

January 27, 2020 Logic and Accuracy Test to take place beginning February 4 – Beginning on February 4, the Boulder County Elections Division will... read more →

Training Course Helps Family Caregivers Thrive – Begins Feb. 17

January 23, 2020 Training Course Helps Family Caregivers Thrive - Begins Feb. 17 - Powerful Tools for Caregivers, a 12-hour course sponsored by Boulder County... read more →

Boulder County releases 2019 Hazard Mitigation Update Report

January 22, 2020 The report updates the existing Boulder Hazard Mitigation Plan and satisfies FEMA grant funding requirements - The Boulder Office of... read more →

Irrigation ditch burns scheduled for this winter and spring

January 17, 2020 - Boulder County Fire Management Program will conduct irrigation ditch and agricultural burns on county open space lands this winter... read more →

Boulder County Elections begins Presidential Primary Education campaign

January 17, 2020 Boulder County begins Presidential Primary Election education campaign – The Boulder County Clerk & Recorder’s Election Division has begun a... read more →

Homeless Solutions for Boulder County (HSBC) implements system changes

January 16, 2020 HSBC is implementing service changes that further prioritize longer-term housing over temporary shelter; ensuring that Boulder County’s most vulnerable individuals... read more →

Boulder County Commissioners deliver 2020 State of the County address

January 14, 2020 Boulder County Commissioners celebrate achievements of the past year, look ahead to a productive 2020 with a focused internal restructuring Commissioner... read more →

Oil & Gas Update at Jan. 28 Board of County Commissioners’ Public Meeting

January 13, 2020 Commissioners will hold a public meeting to receive an update from county staff - On Tuesday, Jan. 28 the Board of... read more →

N. 61st and N. 63rd streets near Hygiene closed

January 13, 2020 for local lakes flood recovery project Closure will begin Monday, Jan. 20, for approximately two months - N. 61st and N. 63rd... read more →

New Boulder Area Trails app now available for download

January 9, 2020 The Boulder Area Trails app provides access to all trail information in and around Boulder County. The app is available for free wherever you get your apps. read more →

Boulder County now accepting nominations for the 2020 Land Conservation Awards

January 8, 2020 Nominations accepted through Friday, Jan. 31 - The Boulder County Parks & Open Space Department is accepting nominations for the... read more →

County Commissioners sign letter of support to continue resettlement of refugees in Boulder County

January 7, 2020 County Commissioners sign letter of support to continue resettlement of refugees in Boulder County Boulder County has a long history of... read more →

Boulder County purchases building in Lafayette for consolidated county services

January 7, 2020 Boulder County purchases building in Lafayette Purchase will support consolidated services in southeast Boulder County (Jan. 7, 2020) - The County Commissioners... read more →

Open houses scheduled in January for public review of Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps

January 7, 2020 Open houses for public review of Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps - Scheduled in Jan. Following the 2013 flood, the Colorado... read more →

Grant money available for food and agriculture initiatives

January 6, 2020 The Office of Sustainability, Climate Action, and Resilience is allocating $305,000 for the new 2020 Sustainable Food and Agricultural Funding Program. This will be the first year the newly approved Sustainable Food and Agricultural Fund is in existence since the passing of the Sustainability Tax in 2016. read more →

Boulder County now accepting applications for 2020 Artist-in-Residence Program at Caribou Ranch

January 3, 2020 The Parks & Open Space Department is now accepting applications for the 2020 Artist-in-Residence Program at Caribou Ranch Open Space. Online applications will be accepted through Saturday, Feb. 1. read more →

January Boulder County Planning Commission meeting canceled

January 2, 2020 The next regularly scheduled Planning Commission meeting is Feb. 19, 2020 - The January 15, 2020 Planning Commission meeting has been Current and recent Planning Commission agendas, minutes, and archived video recordings are available on the Planning Commission webpage.
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Recruitment for advisory boards and commissions closes Jan. 10

December 31, 2019 Boulder County invites residents to voice opinions, provide guidance -- Boulder County is seeking volunteers who would like to voice their... read more →

Boulder County awarded $200,000 State Historical Fund grant to restore historical barn.

December 30, 2019 Boulder County awarded $200,000 State Historical Fund grant to restore barn. - History Colorado's State Historical Fund has awarded Boulder County... read more →

Boulder County announces 2020 Worthy Cause recipients

December 24, 2019 The funding pool was extremely competitive this year with $8.1 million in funding requests and approximately $3.3 million available for awards. The quality of projects was high, and made for difficult decisions. read more →

Prairie dog management on county open space – annual public meeting Tuesday, Jan. 7

December 23, 2019 Prairie dog management on county open space - annual public meeting Tuesday, Jan. 7 Ron Stewart Parks & Open Space Building,... read more →

Single fatality confirmed after fire ignites at Lydia Morgan Senior Housing in Louisville

December 19, 2019 Single fatality confirmed after fire at Lydia Morgan Senior Housing in Louisville Boulder County Housing Authority is working with Louisville Police... read more →

Anne U. White Trail re-opens to the public

December 19, 2019 The Anne U. White Trail, which was damaged extensively in the 2013 Flood, has a new expanded parking lot and trailhead. Located just west of Boulder on Pinto Drive, the trail re-opened to the public on Friday, Dec. 20. The trail has been closed since it suffered severe damage in the 2013 flood. read more →

Planning Commission Public Hearing on Passive Recreation Definition to include E-bikes on Dec. 18

December 16, 2019 Planning Commission to hold Public Hearing on Passive Recreation Definition to include E-bikes on Dec. 18 Staff will request a decision... read more →

Boulder County’s Waste Hauler Ordinance updates approved

December 13, 2019 The Board of County Commissioners approved an updated version of the Waste Hauler Ordinance 2016-1. This ordinance governs licensing of... read more →

Boulder County Awards Sustainability Grant Funds to Local Communities

December 11, 2019 Boulder County Awards Sustainability Grants to Local Communities - On Tuesday, Dec. 10, the Boulder County Commissioners announced the recipients of 2020... read more →

Boulder County adopts $439.9 million budget for 2020

December 11, 2019 While much of the 2020 budget addresses ongoing program and operating expenditures, a notable highlight includes added emphasis on climate... read more →

REVISED Boulder County Planning Commission agenda for December 18, 2019

December 10, 2019 REVISED Boulder County Planning Commission agenda for December, 2019 Public Hearing for Docket SU-18-0011 Mackintosh Academy will be tabled to Jan.... read more →

Boulder County to join federal multi-district litigation against JULL Labs, Inc.

December 10, 2019 Boulder County to join federal multi-district litigation against JUUL Labs, Inc As community leaders, we feel it is essential to take a... read more →

Board of County Commissioners to hold two Land Use Code Public Hearings Dec. 12

December 9, 2019 Proposed Small Cell Wireless Facilities, Zoning Map Amendments will be presented to Commissioners - The Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) are... read more →

Boulder County Holiday Giving Programs in Need of Donations

December 9, 2019 Boulder County’s community holiday giving programs are in full swing, seeking donations to help ensure as many children and families as possible can share in the joy of the season this year. The Boulder County Department of Housing and Human Services offers four options for anyone who wants to help. read more →

Boulder County Planning Commission agenda for December 18, 2019

December 5, 2019 Boulder County Planning Commission agenda for December, 2019 Planning Commission public meeting begins at 1:30 p.m. - The next meeting of the... read more →

Heil Valley Ranch Forestry Project Community Meeting Monday, Dec. 9

December 2, 2019 A forestry project will begin later this year at Heil Valley Ranch and will last approximately three months. - Boulder... read more →

Consumer Advisory

November 21, 2019 Boulder District Attorney Warns of Public Phone Charging Station Scams () -- District Attorney Michael Dougherty advises those traveling during this... read more →

Boulder County Accepting Research Proposals for Small Grants

November 21, 2019 Deadline for proposals is Wednesday, Jan. 15. - The Boulder County Parks & Open Space Department is offering small grants for... read more →

Floodplain Partners pilot program seeking volunteer property owners for possible home elevation, relocation, or buy-out assistance

November 21, 2019 Property owners interested in volunteering for the pilot program are encouraged to complete an online interest survey to help the county learn more. read more →

Reminder: Survey on Short-Term Rentals in unincorporated Boulder County open through Nov. 22

November 19, 2019 Survey results to help inform proposed Land Use Code update - The Boulder County Land Use Department is seeking input... read more →

Tickets available now for the 19th annual Lavender Gala

November 19, 2019 Tickets for the event are $10 if purchased before Nov. 30 or $15 at the door - Each year the.... read more →

Full closure of North 95th Street on Saturday, Nov. 23

November 19, 2019 Hard closure at Ogallala and Oxford roads; Single-lane closure on Sunday - In order to complete a full reconstruction of... read more →

Early registration deadline Thursday, Dec. 5, for Soil Revolution Conference

November 18, 2019 The early registration deadline of Dec. 5 is quickly approaching for the fourth annual Soil Revolution Conference, which will take place on Thursday, Dec. 19. read more →

Heil Valley Ranch closed for prescribed burn on Sunday, Nov. 17

November 14, 2019 . Smoke may be visible northwest of Boulder. - Boulder County Parks & Open Space and the Sheriff’s Office Fire Management Program... read more →

Boulder County’s Election Audit and Canvass Open to Public

November 13, 2019 Audit to check election outcomes from the 2019 Coordinated Election – The public is invited to observe the Boulder County... read more →

2020 Parks & Open Space calendars now on sale.

November 8, 2019 2020 Parks & Open Space calendars now on sale Features 15 beautiful photos highlighting Boulder County open space, with a new... read more →

BOCC public hearing regarding e-bikes on open space Wednesday, Nov. 13.

November 8, 2019 BOCC hearing regarding e-bikes on open space Wednesday, Nov. 13. County Commissioners to hear e-bike pilot study results and staff recommendations... read more →

Boulder County Planning Commission agenda for November 20, 2019

November 7, 2019 Planning Commission public meeting begins at 1:30 p.m. - The next meeting of the Boulder County Planning Commission will be Wed.,... read more →

Post-Election Unofficial Preliminary Results

November 7, 2019 Next unofficial results update will be released after 8-day cure and military ballots due date – The Boulder County Elections... read more →

Boulder County subscribes to planned solar garden

November 7, 2019 Jack's Solar Garden is set to be the largest commercial agrivoltatics system in the U.S. -- Boulder County became the largest... read more →

Heil Valley Ranch Lichen Loop and part of Grindstone Quarry Trail closed Tuesday, Nov. 5

November 1, 2019 Trails closed until 3 p.m. for forest monitoring drone flight. - Two trails at Heil Valley Ranch, the Lichen Loop and... read more →

Cut-your-own Christmas tree sale! Entries for random drawing due Sunday, Nov. 17

November 1, 2019 Parks & Open Space staff will be conducting a random drawing for 100 permits for residents to cut their own lodgepole pine trees at Reynolds Ranch Open Space in Nederland on Dec. 7, and 8. Entries are due by Sunday, Nov. 17, at midnight. read more →

Gold Hill awarded grant funding for resiliency planning and renewables

October 31, 2019 Funding is from DOLA with match funding from Boulder County - Boulder County and Gold Hill have been notified of an... read more →

A Program for Living Well with Dementia Scheduled for Nov. 21

October 31, 2019 Boulder County Area Agency on Aging and Longmont Senior Services is offering Living Well with Dementia, an afternoon of programs for people living with dementia and their family/informal care partners. There is no charge for these programs, but pre-registration is required. read more →

Free Battery Collection Event on Friday, Nov. 15

October 30, 2019 America Recycles Day Free Battery Collection Event on Nov. 15 - Boulder County Resource Conservation Division is hosting a . Billions... read more →

Online survey open on Short-Term Rentals in unincorporated Boulder County

October 30, 2019 Survey will be open through November 22, 2019 - The Boulder County Land Use Department is seeking input on Land... read more →

Alert: Weds 10/30- Voter Service Centers open at 10 a.m.

October 30, 2019 Boulder County Voter Service & Polling Centers open at 10 a.m. – Due to road conditions and following Boulder County ... read more →

Alert: Tues 10/29 – Voter Service Centers closing early

October 29, 2019 Boulder County Voter Service & Polling Centers closing early due to weather – Due to inclement weather and following Boulder... read more →

Deadline Oct. 31 to Complete Boulder County Parks & Open Space Survey

October 29, 2019 Deadline Oct. 31 for Boulder County Parks & Open Space survey seeking input to improve experience for visitors with disabilities Survey... read more →

Boulder County Elections to host Open House / Ballot Processing Tours

October 28, 2019 Boulder County Elections to host Open House / Ballot Processing Center Tours Tours scheduled for October 31 and November 4. Students... read more →

Nederland Mining Museum closed Sunday, Oct. 27.

October 26, 2019 Nederland Mining Museum closed Sunday. - The Nederland Mining Museum will be closed on Sunday, Oct. 27, due to expected inclement weather.

Boulder County Elections to host webinar on post-election and election night reporting information

October 24, 2019 Join Boulder County Clerk & Recorder Molly Fitzpatrick at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, using your laptop or computer. RSVP... read more →

Boulder County Parks & Open Space Hosts Gold Panning for Kids

October 22, 2019 - Travel back in time and pan for gold the way miners did long ago when the county was first... read more →

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

October 22, 2019 Drop off unwanted prescription medication at DEA drug collection events on Saturday - Boulder County residents can drop off... read more →

Training Course Helps Family Caregivers Thrive

October 21, 2019 The course will be held on Tuesdays, beginning Nov. 5, in Boulder - Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a 15-hour course.... read more →

Volunteers Needed for a Mobility for All Technology Ambassador Pilot Program

October 18, 2019 Apply to be a volunteer by Nov. 1 - Boulder County Transportation’s Mobility for All (M4A) Program is seeking older... read more →

New study finds acute health impacts exist up to 2000 feet from oil and gas operations

October 17, 2019 Study findings will be considered as Boulder County works to update current regulations - The Colorado Department of Public Health... read more →

Wildfire Partners teams up with Mile High Youth Corps to help Allenspark homeowners with wildfire mitigation

October 17, 2019 Homeowners working to complete tasks required to obtain a Wildfire Partners Certificate - Ten members of Mile High Youth Corps (MHYC) of Denver... read more →

8th Annual Age Well Conference Scheduled for Nov. 7

October 16, 2019 National Leader on Aging to Keynote Age Well Conference in Boulder - Registration is Required - By now it should be... read more →

Training Course Helps Family Caregivers Gain Confidence and Skills

October 15, 2019 Course is for family caregivers of older adults and teaches them skills to care for their loved ones with confidence... read more →

Boulder County equipment testing completed for November 5 Election

October 11, 2019 Ballots go out in the mail Monday – Ballots and equipment to be used in the county’s upcoming Coordinated Election passed... read more →

Public invited to comment on 2020 Recommended Budget

October 11, 2019 A public hearing on the 2020 Boulder County Recommended Budget will take place at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 22 in the Commissioners' Hearing Room, Boulder. Written comments may be submitted using an online form. read more →

*NEW DATE IS OCT. 18* 4th Annual Planning Highlights Bike Tour in Boulder

October 10, 2019 New date for 4th Annual Planning Highlights Bike Tour in Boulder Tour rescheduled to Friday, Oct. 18, starting at 2 p.m.... read more →

Wood pile burns may begin this Thursday, Oct. 10, at Hall Ranch or Reynolds Ranch.

October 9, 2019 Slash pile burns may begin Thursday, Oct. 10, at Hall Ranch or Reynolds Ranch. Slash pile burning scheduled this fall through... read more →

Boulder County Parks & Open Space Hosts Family Night at the Museum

October 7, 2019 - CariBOO! Families are invited to enjoy an evening of haunted tales and mythical creatures, with Rocky Mountain Storyteller Wynn... read more →

Transportation Master Plan Update: Drafts of final documents available for review

October 4, 2019 Transportation Master Plan Planning Commission to hold public hearing on Wednesday, Oct. 16 - The public’s help last fall and this... read more →

Boulder County Planning Commission agenda for October 16, 2019

October 3, 2019 Planning Commission public meeting begins at 1:30 p.m. - The next meeting of the Boulder County Planning Commission will be Wed.,... read more →

Parks & Open Space now accepting applications for 2020 Volunteer Naturalist training

October 3, 2019 Volunteer naturalists help Boulder County Parks & Open Space by leading hikes, presenting slide programs, and providing hands-on experiences to people of all ages. read more →

4th Annual Planning Highlights Bike Tour in Boulder

October 3, 2019 Friday, Oct. 11 starting at 2 p.m. at the Boulder Civic Area Event Details Join Boulder County and City of... read more →

Better understand the effects of poverty in Boulder County — Participate in a poverty simulation Saturday, Oct. 19 in Longmont

October 2, 2019 These three hours will open your eyes about the lives of the working poor - Understanding about poverty in our community... read more →

Joint study session on telecommunications planning topics

October 2, 2019 Board of County Commissioners and Planning Commission to hold study session on Tuesday, Oct. 15 - The Boulder County Planning Commission... read more →

Nederland and Meeker Park Forestry Sort Yards season ends soon

October 2, 2019 Nederland and Allenspark Sort Yards season ends soon Meeker Park closes Oct. 12; Nederland closes Oct. 19. - The Boulder... read more →

Boulder County hosts Junior and Senior Team Fishing Derby Saturday, October 12.

October 1, 2019 Boulder County hosts Junior and Senior Team Fishing Derby Saturday, Oct. 12. Wally Toevs Pond at Walden Ponds Wildlife Habitat -... read more →

Multicultural Awards Banquet college scholarships awarded

October 1, 2019 Nine Boulder County students honored - The 31st Annual Multicultural Awards Banquet, which takes place Oct. 4 at the Jewish Community... read more →

Registration now open! Fourth Annual Soil Revolution Conference Dec. 19

October 1, 2019 Registration now open! Fourth annual Soil Revolution Conference Thursday, Dec. 19. Inviting farmers and ranchers of all scales and production systems.... read more →

Heil Valley Ranch Corral Trailhead and new trails grand opening celebration

September 30, 2019 Wednesday, Oct. 9, at 4 p.m. at Corral Trailhead - Boulder County Board of Commissioners and Parks & Open Space staff... read more →

Boulder County to test ballots and equipment for upcoming election

September 27, 2019 Logic and Accuracy Test to take place beginning Oct. 8 – The Boulder County Elections Division will conduct a logic and... read more →

Boulder County to present e-bike pilot study research results and e-bike recommendations.

September 25, 2019 First open house scheduled in Longmont Wednesday, Oct. 2. - Boulder County Parks & Open Space staff will hold a... read more →

District Attorney Holds Second Fresh Start Event Nov. 2

September 25, 2019 District Attorney Holds Second Fresh Start Event Nov. 2 Program is designed to give individuals an opportunity to resolve their warrants... read more →

Boulder County purchases final parcel of the Loukonen-Dairy Farm north of Boulder

September 25, 2019 This acquisition completes an agreement initiated in 2010 for 606 acres of pristine wildlife habitat and agricultural land located along the North Foothills Highway. read more →

Boulder County Resource Conservation Division offers funding for Zero Waste programs

September 25, 2019 Boulder County will allocate up to $15,000 per project to organizations for reuse, recycling, and composting programs - The Boulder... read more →

Boulder County issues statements on recent oil and gas court rulings

September 24, 2019 Boulder County's statements on recent oil and gas court rulings Boulder County to appeal rulings in lawsuit against Crestone Peak Resources... read more →

Boulder County Parks & Open Space hosts Walker Ranch Heritage Day featuring vintage baseball game

September 20, 2019 Sunday, Sept. 29, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. - Boulder County Parks & Open Space will host the Walker Ranch... read more →

Boulder County Elections Division seeks input on Voter Service Center locations for 2020

September 20, 2019 Boulder County Elections is working now to identify up to three new Voter Service Centers for 2020 and are reviewing our most recently used facilities. read more →

EPA Proposed Changes to Oil and Gas Emission Limits Will Harm Health and Climate

September 19, 2019 Boulder County, CO - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed removing requirements that oil and gas producers limit... read more →

Attend Boulder County Senior Law Day on Saturday, Sept. 28

September 18, 2019 Helpful legal information for older adults and their caregivers - The annual Boulder County Senior Law Day helps older adults, their... read more →

Save the Date (2 p.m., Friday, Oct. 11): 4th Annual Planning Highlights Bike Tour

September 18, 2019 Save the date! Friday, Oct. 11 starting at 2 p.m. Event Details Join Boulder County and City of Boulder planning... read more →

Area Agency on Aging releases report on Aging Trends in Boulder County

September 16, 2019 The Aging in Boulder County: Past, Present, Future Report includes demographics of aging across Boulder County. The report highlights perspectives, opinions, and testimonies of older adults, professionals, and advocates serving older adults in Boulder County. read more →

Events scheduled for Boulder County’s Falls Prevention Week, Sept. 23 – 27

September 13, 2019 Take part in the many fun and informative events to learn how you can reduce your risk of falling - Here... read more →

Tularemia Found in Rabbit in Lafayette

September 13, 2019 - A rabbit found in Lafayette in the 4900 block of 95th Street has tested positive. for tularemia. This is the... read more →

Level 1 fire restrictions rescinded for western Boulder County

September 11, 2019 Lower temperatures and additional moisture have decreased the fire danger - Today, just before 3 p.m., Sheriff Joe Pelle... read more →

Multicultural Awards Banquet Oct. 3 — Winners announcement

September 10, 2019 Tickets now available and winners have been announced for the 31st Annual Multicultural Awards Banquet on Thursday, Oct. 3. Come and celebrate the diversity found in Boulder County. read more →

EnergySmart Now Makes It Easy To Donate To Energy Outreach Colorado

September 10, 2019 EnergySmart participants who have received rebates for their own energy efficiency or renewable energy improvements can easily donate any portion of those savings to support Energy Outreach Colorado’s assistance to Boulder County low income families. read more →

[Cone Zones]: 75th Street and South Heatherwood Drive (Gunbarrel) Pedestrian Improvements Project starts Wednesday, Sept. 11

September 9, 2019 75th Street and South Heatherwood Drive Pedestrian Improvements Project starts Wednesday Expect delays on 75th Street, S. Heatherwood Drive, and Ashfield... read more →

Consumer Advisory Regarding Pearl Street Eye Debt Collection Notices

September 6, 2019 () -- The Boulder County District Attorney’s office has received more than a dozen reports from residents who received debt collection... read more →

Annual Crafts and Trades of Olden Days – Sunday, Sept. 15

September 6, 2019 Boulder County Parks & Open Space will host its annual Crafts and Trades of Olden Days on Sept. 15, at the Agricultural Heritage Center. Visitors can enjoy the rural surroundings and views of the mountains while learning about old-fashioned jobs and the traditional arts and crafts that went into making what was needed for life down on the farm. read more →

Boulder County Diabetes Prevention Program begins Thursday, Sept. 19, in Boulder

September 5, 2019 Registration required for this year-long class - More than 84.1 million people, or one-in-three adults in the U.S., have prediabetes. In... read more →

Boulder County Planning Commission agenda for Wed., September 18, 2019

September 4, 2019 Planning Commission public meeting begins at 1:30 p.m. - The next meeting of the Boulder County Planning Commission will be Wed.,... read more →

Message from the Boulder County Commissioners on the county’s oil and gas regulatory efforts

August 30, 2019 Message from the Boulder County Commissioners on the county's oil and gas regulatory efforts Multiple efforts and strategies are needed from... read more →

[Oil & Gas Update]: Court Upholds COGCC Decisions on 8 North, LLC

August 29, 2019 Lafayette and Boulder County have until late October to decide whether to appeal the decision to the Colorado Court of... read more →

Ron Stewart Preserve at Rabbit Mountain will be closed weekly, Monday through Wednesday, from Sept. 9 through Jan. 31

August 29, 2019 Ron Stewart Preserve at Rabbit Mountain will be closed weekly, Monday through Wednesday, from Sept. 9 through Jan. 31 Park closed... read more →

Training Course Helps Family Caregivers Gain Confidence and Skills

August 28, 2019 Training will be held Tuesdays in Longmont beginning Sept. 10 - National Caregiver Training Program, an 18-hour course sponsored by the... read more →

Board of Equalization now offers online appeals for property owners

August 23, 2019 Boulder County property owners who disagree with their Notice of Determination can electronically file an appeal with the Board of Equalization (BOE) and schedule a hearing online. The deadline to file an appeal with the BOE is Monday, Sept. 16. read more →

Boulder County is now offering FREE bicycle racks to Longmont businesses

August 22, 2019 - Interested Longmont businesses, multi-family housing units, and nonprofit organizations can receive free bicycle racks from Boulder County’s Partners for... read more →

Wildfire Partners reaches milestone achievement in 2000th wildfire mitigation assessment

August 20, 2019 Boulder County program offers wildfire mitigation assistance to mountain homeowners - Wildfire Partners performed its 2000th wildfire mitigation assessment in Boulder... read more →

Boulder County Clerk & Recorder hosting community presentations on the upcoming elections

August 19, 2019 - The Boulder County Clerk and Recorder is hosting a series of four community presentations at various locations around Boulder County.... read more →

Boulder County Sheriff’s Office Citizens’ Academy accepting applications

August 19, 2019 The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting a 24-week citizens’ academy for area residents. Applications must be turned into the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office by Sept. 18, 2019. read more →

Volunteer Opportunity at the Nederland Mining Museum

August 16, 2019 Application deadline is Friday, Aug. 30. Training takes place Friday, Sept. 13. - Boulder County Parks & Open Space is... read more →

Boulder County Commissioners vote to support a comprehensive set of climate action policies for 2019-2020

August 13, 2019 Policy priorities represent steps to be taken at the state and federal level, in partnership with local governments, to enable Colorado and its communities to lead in protecting the climate. They cover statewide and local climate strategies, energy generation, energy efficiency, transportation, fossil fuel extraction activities, and solid waste reduction. read more →

REVISED Boulder County Planning Commission agenda for Wed., August 21, 2019

August 12, 2019 Previously scheduled item Docket SU-19-0008 Mountain States Children's Home will not be heard at the August Planning Commission hearing - The... read more →

Trip Tracker Program empowers elementary students and staff to make a positive impact in the community

August 12, 2019 Participants from eight St. Vrain Valley Schools elementary schools reduced car miles by 33 % compared to last year -... read more →

Training Course Helps Family Caregivers Thrive – Begins Aug. 21

August 8, 2019 There is no charge for the course; Pre-registration is required - Powerful Tools for Caregivers, a 15-hour course sponsored by the... read more →

Boulder County Planning Commission agenda for Wed., August 21, 2019

August 7, 2019 Planning Commission public meeting begins at 1:30 p.m. - The next meeting of the Boulder County Planning Commission will be Wed.,... read more →

Head Start now enrolling additional children for Lafayette locations

August 2, 2019 Boulder County Head Start has openings for new enrollment at their Lafayette locations for the school year beginning Aug. 22. Call the enrollment line at 720-564-2206, or email hsenrollment@bouldercounty.org. read more →

Boulder County Parks & Open Space seeks input to improve experience for visitors with disabilities

August 2, 2019 Survey now available at BoCo.org/OpenSpaceSurvey - Boulder County Parks & Open Space seeks input from people with disabilities as well... read more →

Closure Notice: Boulder County Clerk & Recorder’s offices will be closed to the public Thursday, Aug. 8

August 2, 2019 Closure Notice: Boulder County Clerk & Recorder’s offices will be closed to the public Thursday, Aug. 8 Offices will reopen the following.... read more →

2019 Land through the Lens – A Boulder County Juried Photography Exhibit

July 31, 2019 Boulder County Parks & Open Space will be hosting an exhibit of selected photographs featuring county open space lands at The Great Frame Up Longmont, 430 Main Street, Aug. 9 – Sept. 6. read more →

Ironman Boulder 70.3 on Saturday, Aug. 3

July 30, 2019 The Ironman Boulder 70.3 will return to Boulder County on Saturday, Aug. 3. Images of course maps and detour routes linked... read more →

Boulder County Sheriff’s Office hosting National Night Out events on Tuesday, Aug. 6

July 29, 2019 Free, family-friendly events will take place around the county - The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office invites the public to join... read more →

Prescribed burn at Ron Stewart Preserve at Rabbit Mountain near Lyons scheduled for July 31 or later

July 26, 2019 The prescribed burn at Ron Stewart Preserve located north of Longmont and outside of Lyons, is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, July 31, or Thursday, Aug. 1, weather permitting. The preserve will be closed completely during active ignition days. Specific areas will reopen as soon as it’s deemed safe to do so by fire personnel. read more →

Boulder County hosts lake flood repair project open house Wednesday, July 31, in Longmont.

July 25, 2019 Lake 4, West Lake, & A-Frame Pond flood repair to begin in September. - Boulder County Parks & Open Space... read more →

Commissioners issue proclamation declaring a Climate Emergency

July 24, 2019 Boulder County joins hundreds of jurisdictions in declaring a climate emergency - The Boulder County Board of County Commissioners joined hundreds.... read more →

Guardrail work on Lee Hill Drive requires daytime road closures and fulltime bicycling restrictions

July 24, 2019 The road will be closed to all travel from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, and fully closed to bicycling (24/7). Anyone violating the restriction could be subject to citation by the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office. read more →

Boulder County Parks & Open Space hosts Heritage Evening: Livestock and Petting Zoo

July 22, 2019 Walker Ranch Homestead, Saturday, July 27, 4-7 p.m. - Boulder County Parks & Open Space will host Heritage Evening: at... read more →

Recruitment now underway for Land Use advisory boards and commissions

July 18, 2019 Boulder County invites residents to voice opinions, provide guidance - Boulder County is recruiting residents to volunteer to serve on advisory.... read more →

County commissioners keep moratorium in place on new oil and gas development applications and seismic testing.

July 16, 2019 The 9-month moratorium will allow staff time to research and draft changes to Article 12 of the Land Use Code in light of the local government authority clarified and expanded by Senate Bill 19-181. read more →

Boulder County Commissioners condemn plans by ICE to conduct immigration raids

July 12, 2019 Boulder County Commissioners condemn President Trump’s and ICE’s announced plans to conduct immigration raids These raids do not serve as a... read more →

South Side of Heil Valley Ranch will be closed on Friday, July 19, for construction.

July 11, 2019 North side will remain open and accessible through the Picture Rock trailhead. -The south side of Heil Valley Ranch will... read more →

Section of Open Sky Loop at Lagerman Agricultural Preserve closed beginning Monday, July 15

July 11, 2019 Section of Open Sky Loop at Lagerman Agricultural Preserve will close beginning Monday, July 15. Water supply project will keep trail.... read more →

Chip sealing of county roads starts July 15

July 11, 2019 Avoid construction zones, if possible - Boulder County’s Transportation Maintenance Division will begin annual chip seal work on county roadways... read more →

Recruitment now underway for advisory boards and commissions

July 10, 2019 Boulder County invites residents to voice opinions, provide guidance - Boulder County is seeking volunteers who would like to voice their... read more →

Online Speaker Sign-Up Now Available for July 16 Oil and Gas Temporary Moratorium Public Hearing

July 2, 2019 - The commissioners will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, July 16 at 4 p.m. to accept public testimony and to... read more →

Commissioners enact emergency moratorium on new oil and gas development applications and seismic testing

June 28, 2019 The county commissioners approved a temporary moratorium to address public health and safety issues related to oil and gas development operations and ensure that any new applications to drill could be reviewed under the most protective, updated regulations. read more →

Public Meeting to consider Emergency Temporary Moratorium on Oil and Gas Development Applications and Seismic Testing in unincorporated Boulder County

June 27, 2019 Meetings are held in the Commissioners' Hearing Room, Downtown County Courthouse, Third Floor, 1325 Pearl Street, Boulder, Colo. (map) unless otherwise... read more →

Bicycling restrictions on Lee Hill Drive begin Monday, June 24

June 21, 2019 No daytime, weekday recreational cycling will be permitted due to safety concerns during construction - Beginning at 7 a.m. on.... read more →

Crestone Peak Resources sues Boulder County

June 20, 2019 On Wednesday, June 19, 2019, Crestone Peak Resources filed a counterclaim against Boulder County in response to the county’s 2018 lawsuit against Crestone. In its filing, Crestone requests money damages against the county. read more →

Volunteer Opportunity for Historical School Programs

June 20, 2019 The deadline for applications is Monday, July 8. Boulder County Parks & Open Space is looking for Educator Volunteers to.... read more →

Wildfire Partners receives $1.2 million FEMA grant

June 20, 2019 More than 1,900 Boulder County residents have joined the program since 2014 - Boulder County residents are leading the way in... read more →

Boulder County Parks & Open Space hosts Catfish Night Friday, June 14

June 11, 2019 Boulder County Parks & Open Space hosts Catfish Night this Friday, June 14. Carolyn Holmberg Preserve at Rock Creek Farm -... read more →

FREE bicycle tire “Fix-a-Flat” sessions offered this June

June 11, 2019 Registration is encouraged; see links below - Is your bike tire flat and you don’t know what to do? Do... read more →

Resiliency Study potential action items available for review and comment

June 7, 2019 Review plan and comment online; Attend June 10 open house to learn more - Earlier this year, Boulder County Transportation... read more →

Deadline for 2019 Land through the Lens Photo Entry is June 19

June 6, 2019 Boulder County Parks & Open Space is reminding photographers that the deadline to enter photographs featuring county-owned open space for the Land through the Lens juried photography exhibit is Wednesday, June 19. read more →

Human services nonprofit agencies may now apply for 2020 Worthy Cause IV pool funding

June 6, 2019 Nonprofit human service agencies and housing authorities in Boulder County may now apply for capital funds through Boulder County’s 2020 Worthy Cause pool funding process now through Aug. 1, 2019 read more →

Boulder County Commissioners launch update of county’s oil & gas regulations, per passage of Senate Bill 181

June 4, 2019 The Boulder County Commissioners have authorized Boulder County staff to work on Docket DC-19-0002 amendments to Article 12 of the Land Use Code which addresses oil and gas development in unincorporated Boulder County. read more →

County Commissioners adopt revised transition program for GE crops on Boulder County open space agricultural lands

June 3, 2019 The plan includes changes proposed after the May 7 public hearing and emphasizes a reduction in the use of harmful... read more →

Boulder County Parks and Open Space hosts Summer Heritage Day: World’s Fair

June 3, 2019 Boulder County Parks and Open Space hosts Summer Heritage Day: World's Fair Sunday, June 9, at the Walker Ranch Homestead -... read more →

Two Boulder County museums open for the season

May 31, 2019 Nederland Mining Museum The Nederland Mining Museum opens for the season this Saturday, June 1. The Nederland Mining Museum offers.... read more →

Cropland Policy proposed GE transition update and staff memo available for June 3 Public Hearing

May 30, 2019 The BOCC has scheduled a public hearing for Monday, June 3, to consider and take action on a proposed amendment to the transition plan for genetically-modified (GM) (aka genetically-engineered, or GE) crops on Boulder County-owned agricultural open space lands. read more →

Mobility for All Program receives $70K grant to increase transportation accessibility for county residents

May 30, 2019 Mobility for All Program receives $70K grant to increase transportation accessibility Volunteers needed for focus groups and technology trainings - The... read more →

Transportation Resiliency Open House on June 10

May 29, 2019 Open house to review draft recommended projects, programs, and policies and learn about the Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan Update - Earlier... read more →

Boulder County, area senior centers, raise awareness about elder abuse, Thursday, June 13

May 29, 2019 Longmont event features community members and professionals who are making a difference - While it is not often talked about, an... read more →

Boulder County Housing and Human Services Director Frank Alexander Receives National Recognition for Local Leadership

May 28, 2019 The American Public Human Services Association (APHSA) recognized Frank Alexander for his impactful and influential leadership amongst local communities across... read more →

New Motor Vehicle Self-Service Renewal Kiosk available at Longmont King Soopers

May 24, 2019 Boulder County residents can now renew their vehicle registration at a self-service kiosk at the King Soopers in Longmont at 1611 Pace Street. The kiosk is available during store hours, typically 5 a.m. – 12 a.m. seven days per week. read more →

Workforce Boulder County’s Let’s Talk Business breakfast, in Lafayette, June 6

May 24, 2019 An event for local businesses operating in East Boulder County - Workforce Boulder County is hosting a special morning event for... read more →

County and City support Gov. Polis at Mobile Home Park Act Oversight bill signing in Broomfield

May 23, 2019 Broomfield, Colo. - Elected officials gathered in Broomfield’s city and county offices on Thursday, May 23 to celebrate a major milestone in... read more →

Boulder County seeking public comments on revised transition plan for genetically modified crops

May 23, 2019 The county is accepting public comment on the revised transition plan for genetically-modified crops on Boulder County-owned open space agricultural lands. Written comments are due by noon on May 29 to be considered ahead of June 3 public hearing. read more →

Sign Up To Receive Trail Closures & Alerts

May 23, 2019 Get a text or email message whenever trails open or close! - Boulder County Parks & Open Space will now start... read more →

Boulder County to host public hearing on Ron Stewart Preserve Elk & Vegetation Management Plan

May 21, 2019 Boulder County to host public hearing on the Ron Stewart Preserve at Rabbit Mountain Elk & Vegetation Management Plan Tuesday, May... read more →

Governor Polis visits St. Vrain Hub for Bill Signing Ceremony

May 16, 2019 Governor Polis, Senate and House bill sponsors, and stakeholders attend a bill signing ceremony at the Boulder County St. Vrain... read more →

James F. Bailey Wall Street Assay Office Museum opens May 18

May 16, 2019 James F. Bailey Wall Street Assay Office Museum opens for season Saturday, May 18 Admission is free and all ages are... read more →

Nominations open for Multicultural Awards Banquet and CADC Scholarships

May 13, 2019 Deadline to submit is June 28. The Oct. 3 banquet celebrates people of color in Boulder County who have made significant contributions to the community in the areas of Arts, Business, Community Service, Education, Government, Health, and Science & Technology. read more →

County Commissioners to deliberate transition plan for genetically-modified crops on Boulder County-owned open space agricultural lands

May 13, 2019 Second of two public hearings scheduled for Monday, June 3; Public testimony will be taken in-person on June 3, and... read more →

East County Line Road / Weld County Road 1 Master Plan open house May 16

May 9, 2019 Plan to get comments on potential future improvements along the road corridor between SH 66 and Jay Road - Boulder... read more →

FREE Bicycle-Friendly Driver courses offered throughout the county in May and June

May 7, 2019 Popular, interactive class aimed at cyclists and motorists of all ages and abilities. Learn more about these FREE classes and register by visiting the Bicycle Colorado website. Class size is limited, so register today! read more →

Public hearings scheduled to consider plan to amend county cropland policy

May 6, 2019 Public hearings are scheduled for Tuesday, May 7, and Monday, June 3. Boulder County Commissioners will take public comment on a proposal to amend the transition plan for genetically-modified (GM) crops on Boulder County agricultural land. read more →

Caregiving Symposium, Wednesday, May 22 – Information and support for family caregivers

May 3, 2019 Preregistration required for this annual event - The 14th Annual Caregiving Symposium, brought to you by Boulder County Area Agency on... read more →

Boulder County Community Forestry Sort Yards to open for the 2019 season in May

May 3, 2019 County residents can drop off tree branches, logs, and yard waste free of charge in Nederland and Allenspark - The... read more →

Assessor: Property owners have the month of May to appeal their property values

May 3, 2019 Owners who wish to appeal the determined market value of their home or commercial property are required to file their appeal with the Assessor’s Office by 11:59 p.m. on Monday, June 3. read more →

County Commissioners declare May “Older Americans Month” in Boulder County

May 2, 2019 Older Americans Month 2019: Connect, Create, Contribute - As part of a nationwide declaration, the Boulder County Commissioners have designated May... read more →

Crestone CDP Hearing Suspended

May 2, 2019 COGCC will not consider Crestone CDP at May 20-21 hearing - Due to the mandate from SB19-181 which was signed into... read more →

Boulder County Commissioners Proclaim May “Go Solar Now!” Month

April 30, 2019 With year-end reductions in the fed tax benefit approaching, there’s no better time than NOW to install solar! Bonus solar rebates available during month of May. read more →

Training Course Helps Family Caregivers Thrive – Sign up today

April 30, 2019 Classes on Thursdays, May 16–June 20 in Louisville, registration required - Powerful Tools for Caregivers, a 15-hour course sponsored by Boulder... read more →

Notices of Property Value to be mailed on May 1

April 24, 2019 Property values are up across the county, but values are increasing at a slower pace than prior reappraisal periods. - The... read more →

Boulder County Diabetes Prevention Program begins Wednesday, May 8, in Boulder

April 23, 2019 Registration required for this year-long class - More than 65,000 people in Boulder County have prediabetes! Ninety percent don’t even know... read more →

Your Brain on Good Food event, rescheduled to Thursday, May 9, in Boulder

April 22, 2019 Boulder County Area Agency on Aging event focuses on the nutrition needs of seniors - The Boulder County Area Agency on... read more →

EnergySmart Program Partners with Arbor Day Foundation to offer heavily discounted trees for Earth Day

April 22, 2019 Boulder County’s Only 600 trees available, reserve your tree early! - Boulder County’s Sustainability Office is providing more than 600 discounted... read more →

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day – Saturday, April 27

April 18, 2019 Boulder County residents can drop off unwanted prescription medication at drug collection events on Saturday, April 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The service is free and anonymous with no questions asked. read more →

Help bring new voices to local boards and commissions through PERL leadership training

April 18, 2019 Apply for PERL by May 3; Classes begin May 7 - If you want to do more than talk with friends... read more →

Staff report available for the Board of County Commissioners April 23 Niwot NRCD Public Hearing

April 17, 2019 Commissioners to accept public testimony on Tuesday, April 23 on proposed Niwot NRCD Land Use Code updates - The Board... read more →

Boulder County Parks & Open Space Seeking Volunteer Angler Hosts

April 17, 2019 Application deadline is April 26. Boulder County Parks & Open Space is in need of Volunteer Angler Hosts for the... read more →

Boulder County Commissioners applaud Governor Polis’ signing of oil and gas legislation, SB 181

April 16, 2019 Boulder County Commissioners applaud Governor Polis' signing of oil and gas legislation, SB 181 Boulder County will use the new local... read more →

Rock Creek/Cradleboard trail detour in place for ground nesting birds

April 16, 2019 Detour in place until October 31 at Carolyn Holmberg Preserve at Rock Creek Farm. A section of the Cradleboard Trail... read more →

Broad Colorado Stakeholder Group Introduces Bipartisan Package of Affordable Housing Bills

April 15, 2019 In response to Colorado’s growing housing crisis, a bipartisan group of legislators has unveiled a package of bills aimed at addressing affordability and access to housing. read more →

Exploring Solutions to Isolation as We Age – A community discussion Friday, April 26

April 15, 2019 Registration required to this important event - Social isolation impacts nearly one in five older adults. Research shows that chronic isolation... read more →

Boulder County Parks & Open Space Hosts Annual Senior Fish-off Friday, April 19

April 12, 2019 This is a great opportunity for seniors to enjoy a morning of fishing followed by prizes and a fish fry! Participants can win awards for heaviest rainbow trout, most experienced (oldest) angler, best fishing hat, and first to catch the limit. read more →

Boulder County Medicare Basics Classes now offered in the evening on April 29 and May 23

April 12, 2019 Register for these sessions in Longmont before they fill up - The Boulder County Area Agency on Aging, a division of... read more →

Commissioners announce 2019 Volunteer Enrichment Awards during National Volunteer Week

April 11, 2019 $6,000 total awarded to 10 different programs - The Boulder County Commissioners celebrated the important role volunteers play in the community... read more →

Training course in Lafayette helps family caregivers gain confidence and skills

April 9, 2019 Registration required, classes held Thursday evenings - The National Caregiver Training Program, an 18-hour course sponsored by the Boulder County Area... read more →

US 287 & Isabelle Road Intersection Safety Improvements Project open house April 17

April 9, 2019 Public invited to review preliminary design plans, talk with staff and provide comment. - Boulder County Transportation will host an... read more →

Parks & Open Space Land Conservation Awards Ceremony

April 8, 2019 Thursday, April 11 Awards to be presented April 11, 3 p.m., at Parks & Open Space headquarters The Boulder County... read more →

Conferencia THRIVE, sábado 27 de abril en Longmont – Ayudando a residentes de bajos ingresos a construir bienes

April 5, 2019 Se requiere inscripción para este evento bilingüe - La cuarta conferencia bilingüe anual THRIVE se realizará en Longmont el 27 de... read more →

THRIVE Conference Saturday, April 27 in Longmont – Helping residents with low-income build assets

April 5, 2019 Boulder County residents with low income who attend will learn how to acquire and build their assets such as housing, businesses, post-secondary education, and health insurance. read more →

Better understand the effects of poverty in Boulder County — Participate in a poverty simulation Saturday, April 27 in Lafayette

April 3, 2019 Participants in this dynamic, hands-on experience are given a budget to work with and then must make the real choices required of families with limited resources. read more →

April Crestone CDP hearing postponed by COGCC

April 3, 2019 No COGCC hearing will take place April 29-30 - On April 3, the Director of the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation... read more →

Agricultural Heritage Center at Lohr/McIntosh Farm Opens for Summer Season

April 2, 2019 At the farm, visitors can enjoy the rural setting and mountain views while learning about the rich agricultural history of Boulder County. read more →

Open house next Wednesday to share information on 95th Street reconstruction and other Niwot-area road construction

April 2, 2019 Open house to share information on 95th Street reconstruction and other Niwot-area road construction - Wednesday, April 10, 4:30 - 6:30... read more →

Boulder County Seeking Tax Credit Funding for Downtown Longmont Workforce Housing

March 29, 2019 Plans advancing for 73 new rental homes on Coffman Street to serve those struggling with high housing costs -- In its... read more →

Garden tool recycling program happening now

March 28, 2019 Garden tool donation program happening now Support local gardeners in need and let your gently used tools be reused - CSU Extension... read more →

Boulder County removes degree requirements from multiple positions

March 27, 2019 - Boulder County recently identified 84 job classifications where the requirement to hold a higher education degree could be removed. This... read more →

Application deadline April 3 for summer jobs with the Boulder County Youth Corps

March 25, 2019 Adult team leader positions remain open until filled. - Boulder County residents ages 14-17 have until 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April... read more →

Homeless Solutions for Boulder County annual report showcases first year of partnership

March 22, 2019 The report provides an overview of the HSBC system response structure and shares key data and learnings derived from this new integrated approach to homelessness in Boulder County. read more →

Volunteer Opportunities at Mining Museums

March 20, 2019 Application deadline is March 28. Training takes place April 28. - Boulder County Parks & Open Space is now accepting applications for... read more →

Spring Out for Spring Break Photo Contest

March 20, 2019 Visit a county-owned open space property during spring break and and take a selfie or a photo with your friends or family. read more →

Boulder County Information – BOCC Advance Agenda (March 18-29)

March 15, 2019 Meetings are held in the Commissioners' Hearing Room, Downtown County Courthouse, Third Floor, 1325 Pearl Street, Boulder, Colo. (map) unless otherwise... read more →

Public meetings scheduled to provide feedback on draft recommended updates to Transportation Master Plan (TMP)

March 14, 2019 Recommendations available for review soon at www.BoCoTMP.com -After reviewing input from the public and completing extensive data analysis, Boulder County... read more →

Noon closure announced for Boulder County offices on Wednesday, March 13 due to severe winter weather forecast

March 12, 2019 Noon closure announced for county offices on Wednesday, March 13 due to severe winter weather forecast Members of the public are... read more →

Call for Entries: 2019 Land through the Lens Photography Exhibit

March 12, 2019 First photography session Saturday, April 6. Registration now open! - Boulder County Parks & Open Space has announced its fourth... read more →

Boulder County joins the Government Alliance on Race and Equity

March 12, 2019 Commissioners to attend half-day training on March 14 -- On Jan. 16 the Boulder County Commissioners officially announced that Boulder... read more →

Westview Middle School students build fishing line collection tubes for local open space

March 11, 2019 Students will help install three new collection tubes at Lagerman Reservoir on Tuesday, March 19. - On Tuesday, March 19, Westview... read more →

Eldorado Canyon to Walker Ranch Trail Feasibility Study: Staff Update to County Commissioners

March 7, 2019 Boulder County Parks & Open Space staff will present an update to the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) on the status of the proposed interagency multi-use trail connection between Eldorado Canyon and Walker Ranch on Thursday, March 21, at 3:30 p.m. read more →

State and regional leaders to discuss present and future of area transportation network – Thursday, March 21 in Boulder

March 7, 2019 The public is invited to attend a moderated discussion and question-and-answer session about the current conditions of the transportation network in and around Boulder and the region and how current planning efforts are looking toward future enhancements and the potential for collaborative solutions. read more →

Staff report available for the Board of County Commissioners March 12 Niwot NRCD Public Hearing

March 5, 2019 Commissioners to accept public testimony on Tuesday, March 12 on proposed Niwot NRCD Land Use Code updates - The staff... read more →

Cultural History Volunteers Needed for the Walker Ranch Homestead

March 5, 2019 Application deadline Thursday, March 14. Training date Sunday, April 14. - Boulder County Parks & Open Space is recruiting cultural history... read more →

Your Brain on Good Food! Event set for Wednesday, March 13, in Boulder

March 4, 2019 Your Brain on Good Food!, Wednesday, March 13, in Boulder Boulder County Area Agency on Aging event focuses on the nutrition... read more →

Join Workforce Boulder County to honor local GED graduates, Saturday, March 9

March 4, 2019 Commencement ceremonies, 2 p.m., at the Longmont Senior Center - Workforce Boulder County’s award-winning GED Learning Lab program is hosting their... read more →

Prescribed burn at Ron Stewart Preserve planned for Thursday, Feb. 28

February 27, 2019 - Boulder County Parks & Open Space and the Sheriff’s Office Wildland Fire Management Program plan to conduct a prescribed... read more →

County Commissioners and Planning Commission to hold Joint Study Session Meeting on E-Bikes, Tuesday, March 5

February 26, 2019 The purpose of this session is to bring the BOCC and PC together to discuss the goals of the 2019 e-bikes pilot on county open space trails and regional trails and to gather their input on the design of the pilot studies. read more →

Online Registration Available to Sign-Up in Advance to Speak at the March 12 Niwot NRCD Public Hearing

February 26, 2019 Commissioners to accept public testimony on Tuesday, March 12 on proposed Niwot NRCD Land Use Code updates - A public hearing... read more →

Additional FREE Bicycle-Friendly Driver course scheduled for March 5

February 21, 2019 Back by popular demand! FREE Bicycle-Friendly Driver course March 5 Class aimed at cyclists and motorists of all ages and abilities... read more →

Boulder County Oil and Gas Lawsuit Against Crestone Moves Forward

February 14, 2019 Court rules county must wait until permit processes proceed to file some claims - On Feb. 14 a Boulder District... read more →

Online Registration Available to Sign-Up in Advance to Speak at the March 14 Gross Reservoir Public Hearing

February 14, 2019 Commissioners to accept public testimony on Thursday, March 14 on Land Use Director’s determination that the Gross Reservoir Dam Expansion... read more →

Aging Mastery Program for Caregivers starts in Louisville Feb. 21, and Longmont March 25

February 11, 2019 Register now for this six-week program - Life expectancy has increased dramatically over the past 50 years, yet societal expectations of... read more →

Boulder County Youth Mentoring Program is seeking mature adult volunteers – Apply by Feb. 21

February 11, 2019 Adult volunteers provide important one-on-one attention to teens, ages 11-15, who have become involved with Boulder County services, or been referred by a school counselor. You will meet once per week typically after school, evenings or weekend hours, for one year. read more →

Woodworkers are invited to participate in woodworking event

February 7, 2019 Ramey Homestead Black Walnut Woodworking Opportunity Woodworkers are invited to request wood to use for an upcoming woodworking exhibit - Boulder County... read more →

Volunteers needed at Agricultural Heritage Center

February 6, 2019 Volunteers are needed primarily on weekdays - Boulder County Parks and Open Space is now accepting applications for volunteer tour... read more →

Boulder County to hear Denver Water’s appeal of county review of Gross Reservoir Dam Expansion Project, March 14

February 4, 2019 Commissioners to accept public testimony at a hearing on Thursday, March 14 on the Land Use Director’s determination that the project is subject to “1041" local review. Online sign-ups for speaker slots available. read more →

Free Bicycle-Friendly Driver course teaches everyone how to be more safe and courteous on the road

February 4, 2019 Class aimed at both cyclists and motorists - Bicycle Colorado, a 501(c)3 nonprofit based in Denver, has been invited by... read more →

Linlee Morrison of Longmont honored Jan. 28 at annual Youth Corps Awards Ceremony

January 29, 2019 The 18-year-old, who studies electrical engineering at the Colorado School of Mines, was celebrated for her outstanding contributions to conserving Colorado’s natural resources on behalf of the Boulder County Youth Corps. read more →

Diabetes Prevention Program begins Wednesday, Feb. 20, in Longmont

January 28, 2019 Registration required for this year-long class - More than 65,000 people in Boulder County have prediabetes! Ninety percent don’t even know... read more →

Resources and help related to the federal shutdown

January 24, 2019 The recent federal government shutdown has been felt by many who work and live in Boulder County. Find available resources, and potential impacts on some of the services and benefits that Boulder County helps deliver to our community. read more →

Training Course Helps Family Caregivers Thrive – Sign up today

January 23, 2019 Classes on Thursdays, Feb. 7–March 14, registration required - Powerful Tools for Caregivers, a 15-hour course sponsored by Boulder County... read more →

Boulder County Commissioners urge an end to federal shutdown

January 22, 2019 A protracted shutdown threatens programs that feed children and the elderly, impacts road construction and forestry projects, and delays disaster... read more →

Boulder County community partners vow support during federal shutdown

January 22, 2019 Thousands of additional families may lose critical supports if shutdown continues - A network of twenty community partner organizations is... read more →

Online survey available to help inform waterway and road resiliency study

January 22, 2019 Survey can also be taken at open houses this week Boulder County Transportation is currently working on a Floodplain Management... read more →

Agencies finalize joint recommendation for trail connection between Eldorado Canyon and Walker Ranch

January 17, 2019 Public meetings scheduled for January and February. - Boulder County Parks & Open Space, the City of Boulder Open Space... read more →

Needs assessment findings prioritize housing, mental health, and access

January 16, 2019 Hundreds provided feedback on the Community Needs Assessment of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Services in Boulder County -- A Community Needs... read more →

“Safe Zone” Sign Evolves to Better Support the LGBTQIA+ Community

January 15, 2019 - For years in Boulder County and across the country, the Boulder County Public Health “Safe Zone” sign has been posted... read more →

Boulder County seeking public input to increase resiliency in waterways and roads

January 14, 2019 Open houses scheduled for Jan. 22 and 24 - Boulder County Transportation is currently working on a Floodplain Management and... read more →

Assessor’s Office to move downtown on Monday, Jan. 14

January 9, 2019 Assessor’s Office to move back downtown on Monday, Jan. 14 Since late summer, the Assessor’s Office has been temporarily located on... read more →

Matt Jones joins Board of County Commissioners

January 8, 2019 Matt joins six other elected officials who were sworn in on Jan. 8. Also, the Commissioners’ Office upgrades its online meeting agenda and video web streaming platform. read more →

Boulder County now accepting nominations for the 2019 Land Conservation Awards

January 4, 2019 Nominations accepted through Thursday, Jan. 31 - The Boulder County Parks & Open Space Department is accepting nominations for the annual... read more →

Prescribed burns scheduled between Jan. 10 and April 30

January 3, 2019 Ron Stewart Preserve at Rabbit Mountain and Heil Valley Ranch - Boulder County Parks & Open Space and the Sheriff’s... read more →
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Boulder County, partners awarded five-year, $2.4 million SAMHSA grant to provide supportive services to individuals exiting homelessness

December 20, 2018 Services will be implemented by Mental Health Partners in conjunction with the Boulder County Community Services Department - Homeless Solutions for.... read more →

Boulder County Government Holiday Closures

December 20, 2018 Boulder County Offices and Buildings will be closed: Christmas Holiday: Monday, Dec. 24 & Tuesday, Dec. 25 New Year's Holiday: Monday, Dec. 31 & Tuesday, Jan. 1. Emergency services and 24/7 public safety operations will maintain normal schedules. read more →

Boulder County Awards Sustainability Grants to Local Communities

December 19, 2018 Any municipality located within Boulder County that could provide match for their request was eligible to apply for up to... read more →

Consumer Alert from District Attorney Michael Dougherty

December 13, 2018 Boulder District Attorney Warns of Social Security Scam Calls () -- The Community Protection Division of the District Attorney’s office is receiving... read more →

Irrigation ditch burns scheduled for this winter and spring

December 11, 2018 Burns to begin Wednesday, Dec. 12, if conditions allow. - Boulder County Fire Management Program will conduct irrigation ditch and agricultural... read more →

Boulder County adopts $432.5 million budget for 2019

December 11, 2018 The Board of County Commissioners has adopted a budget of $432.5 million for 2019. The County Commissioners have also adopted a set of 5-year strategic priorities. read more →

Help bring new voices to local boards and commissions through PERL leadership training

December 11, 2018 Apply for PERL by Jan. 4; Classes begin Jan. 8 - If you want to do more than talk with friends... read more →

Recruitment now underway for Parks & Open Space Advisory Board

December 7, 2018 Boulder County invites residents to voice opinions, provide guidance on open space issues - Boulder County is seeking volunteers who would... read more →

Recruitment now underway for advisory boards and commissions

December 7, 2018 Advisory boards and commissions provide recommendations to the Boulder County Commissioners and give residents the opportunity to have their voices heard. read more →

Boulder County releases 2018 Hazard Mitigation Update Report

December 5, 2018 The report updates the existing Boulder Hazard Mitigation Plan and satisfies FEMA grant funding requirements - The Boulder Office of... read more →

Boulder County Planning Commission agenda for Wednesday, Dec. 19

December 5, 2018 , 2018 Planning Commission public meeting begins at 1:30 p.m. - The next meeting of the Boulder County Planning Commission will be... read more →

Prairie dog management on county open space – annual public meeting Tuesday, Dec. 18

December 5, 2018 Prairie dog management on county open space - annual public meeting Tuesday, Dec. 18 Ron Stewart Parks & Open Space Building,... read more →

Holiday donations sought for neighbors in need

December 3, 2018 Community holiday giving programs are seeking donations to help ensure as many children and families as possible can share in the joy of the season this year. Four options exist for anyone who wants to help. read more →

New CASOA report assesses community strengths and needs of older adults in Boulder County and across Colorado

November 30, 2018 CASOA report assesses community strengths and needs of older adults in Boulder County and across Colorado - A new CASOATM (Community Assessment... read more →

Boulder County Recycling Center implements second phase of capital improvements

November 29, 2018 The facility recently purchased equipment to combat the increase in cardboard and non-recyclable plastic bags received in recycled materials - The... read more →

Crestone pushes forward with COGCC applications despite stay

November 28, 2018 Boulder County requests that the State reject or place the permits on hold - In early November 2018, Crestone Peak Resources,.... read more →

Final Official Results Available for 2018 General Election

November 27, 2018 Boulder County successfully completed Risk-Limiting Audit – The final, official results from Boulder County’s 2018 General Election are available... read more →

Highway 119 Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) informational meeting Dec. 6 in Niwot

November 27, 2018 SH 119 Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) informational meeting Dec. 6 in Niwot County staff to provide updates and gather input on... read more →

Eldorado Canyon to Walker Ranch Trail Feasibility Study and Agency Recommendation Released

November 21, 2018 Open House Wednesday, Nov. 28 Boulder County Parks & Open Space, City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks, and... read more →

County Commissioners Proclaim National Transgender Awareness Week and Transgender Day of Remembrance

November 20, 2018 Commissioners Proclaim National Transgender Awareness Week and Transgender Day of Remembrance In Boulder County Nov. 20 is declared Transgender Day of Remembrance... read more →

Boulder County Area Agency on Aging receives full CDC Recognition for Diabetes Prevention Program

November 16, 2018 November is National Diabetes Awareness Month - The Boulder County Area Agency on Aging, a division of the Community Services Department,... read more →

Application deadline extended for Boulder County Volunteer Naturalists

November 16, 2018 Applications will be accepted until class is filled. Boulder County Parks & Open Space is now accepting applications for Volunteer... read more →

Longmont Open House added to Boulder County Comprehensive Plan Housing & Economics update

November 15, 2018 Longmont Open House added to Boulder County Comprehensive Plan Housing & Economics Elements update Open houses scheduled in Nederland on Nov.... read more →

America Recycles Day Free Battery Collection Event Nov. 15

November 14, 2018 America Recycles Day Free Battery Collection Event on Nov. 15 - Boulder County Resource Conservation Division is hosting a free battery... read more →

Prescribed burn scheduled for this week at Ron Stewart Preserve at Rabbit Mountain

November 14, 2018 If weather conditions allow, 35 acres will be burned between Nov. 15-18. - Boulder County Parks & Open Space and... read more →

Boulder County’s Election Audit and Canvass Open to Public

November 14, 2018 Audit to check election outcomes from the 2018 General Election – The public is invited to observe the Boulder County Election... read more →

Boulder County Commissioners adopt a clean energy transportation electrification plan

November 13, 2018 Boulder County Commissioners adopt a clean energy transportation electrification plan Boulder County becomes first to commit to being a GoEV community ()... read more →

Post-Election Unofficial Preliminary Results

November 9, 2018 Next unofficial results update will be released after 8-day cure and military ballots due date – The Boulder County Elections... read more →

Plastic plant pot giveaway at the Rainbow Nursery Sat., Nov. 17

November 9, 2018 Rainbow Nursery, 5762 N. 107th St., Longmont - Boulder County Parks & Open Space will be hosting a plastic plant pot... read more →

Boulder County hosting World GIS Day Event and Presentations on Nov. 14

November 9, 2018 Boulder County hosting World GIS Day Event and Presentations Nov. 14 GIS Day presentations in Boulder are free and open to... read more →

Registration open for the Dec. 12 Soil Revolution Conference

November 8, 2018 Hotel group rate deadline is Nov. 16; Early conference registration discount ends Nov. 29. - Registration is now open at... read more →

Open House scheduled for Eldorado Canyon to Walker Ranch Connection

November 8, 2018 Wednesday, Nov. 28, in Boulder - Boulder County Parks & Open Space, the City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain... read more →

Update to Boulder County Comprehensive Plan Housing & Economics Elements begins

November 7, 2018 Staff from Land Use and other Boulder County departments will be available to discuss relevant data, research materials, and priority topic areas for both the Housing and Economics Elements in a series of open houses. read more →

E-bikes on Boulder County Parks & Open Space public hearing, Thursday, Nov. 8

November 2, 2018 Boulder County Courthouse, 1325 Pearl St., Boulder, third floor hearing room - The Board of County Commissioners will hold a public hearing... read more →

Lower Fourmile Canyon Drive flood recovery permanent construction underway

October 29, 2018 Daytime, weekday, nonresidential cycling restrictions remain effective construction - Boulder County Transportation and its contactor, Lawrence Construction, have begun the final... read more →

Election Tours Scheduled for Nov. 2 & 5

October 26, 2018 Elections open house/ballot processing tours on Nov. 2 and Nov. 5 Students encouraged to attend the event. – Boulder County Clerk and... read more →

Boulder County Now Accepting Applications for Volunteer Ranger Corps

October 26, 2018 Application deadline is Friday, Nov. 16. - Boulder County Parks & Open Space is now accepting Applications for Volunteer Ranger Corps.... read more →

Boulder County now accepting applications for Volunteer Naturalists

October 26, 2018 Application deadline is Friday, Nov. 9. -Boulder County Parks & Open Space is now accepting applications for Volunteer Naturalists. The application... read more →

Boulder County Now Accepting Applications for Volunteer Ranger Corps

October 26, 2018 Application deadline is Friday, Nov. 16. - Boulder County Parks & Open Space is now accepting Applications for Volunteer Ranger Corps.... read more →

Boulder County Elections to host webinar on Oct. 30 on post-election and election night reporting information

October 25, 2018 Boulder County Elections to host webinar on post-election and election night reporting information - Tuesday, Oct. 30 RSVP required to mwozniak@bouldercounty.org... read more →

Prescribed burn northwest of Longmont scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 25

October 24, 2018 Crews plan to burn 75 acres on Ron Stewart Preserve at Rabbit Mountain, conditions permitting. - Boulder County Parks &... read more →

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

October 24, 2018 - Boulder County residents can drop off unwanted prescription medication at drug collection events on Saturday, October 27 from 10... read more →

State of the System Report created to help Transportation Master Plan update

October 23, 2018 Report is available for review online - Boulder County Transportation has created a State of the System report as part of... read more →

Land Use Director issues a determination in response to Denver Water’s (Gross Reservoir Dam Expansion Proposal) project request

October 23, 2018 Determination states that Denver Water must obtain a 1041 permit under Article 8 of the Land Use Code. read more →

Boulder County, partners awarded 20 vouchers for permanently affordable housing to serve people facing homelessness

October 22, 2018 Collaboration between Boulder County, Boulder Shelter for the Homeless, the Inn Between, and Mental Health Partners provides pathway out of... read more →

Second annual Bank On Boulder County week highlights safe, affordable bank accounts

October 22, 2018 Bank On Boulder County program improves financial well-being by connecting community members with low-cost banking and help from personal finance... read more →

Public invited to comment on 2019 Boulder County Recommended Budget

October 22, 2018 Public invited to comment on 2019 Recommended Budget Members of the public are invited to review recommended budget proposals and comment... read more →

Boulder County Commissioners condemn millions in late money backing Amendment 74

October 22, 2018 Boulder County Commissioners condemn brazen attempt by the industry to undermine essential functions of local government across our state ()... read more →

Joint Statement from the Boulder County Clerk & Recorder Hillary Hall and the Boulder District Attorney Michael Dougherty

October 19, 2018 Key Reminders to Voters – Elections in Colorado are conducted by mail with Voter Service and Polling Centers available for those... read more →

Participate in a poverty simulation event Nov. 4 in Boulder to better understand the effects of poverty in Boulder County

October 18, 2018 Participate in a poverty simulation event Nov. 4 to better understand the effects of poverty in Boulder County These three hours... read more →

New Boulder County criminal justice system programs respond to community needs

October 18, 2018 Programs will assist people with mental health and opioid abuse issues - Boulder County Community Justice Services (CJS), in conjunction with.... read more →

Training program for family caregivers begins Thursday, Oct. 25 in Louisville

October 16, 2018 Registration required, classes held Thursday afternoons through Dec. 6 - The “National Caregiver Training Program,” offered by the Boulder County Area... read more →

Professional Age Well Conference Nov. 2 in Boulder hosted by Boulder County

October 15, 2018 Professional Age Well Conference Nov. 2 in Boulder Registration required -- Event includes 15+ sessions with local and national presenters - By... read more →

Two new Boulder County 24-Hour Mail Ballot Return Boxes Installed

October 13, 2018 Ballots begin to be mailed Monday – Just in time for this fall’s General Election, in partnership with the Town... read more →

Boulder County equipment testing completed for November 6 Election

October 12, 2018 – Ballots and equipment to be used in the county’s upcoming General Election passed a required Logic and Accuracy Test... read more →

Prescribed burns scheduled for this fall and winter

October 12, 2018 Slash pile burns may begin this Sunday, Oct. 14, at Walker Ranch. - Boulder County Parks & Open Space and the... read more →

First-ever low-income housing tax credit funding approved for affordable housing in Nederland

October 11, 2018 The tax credits award will help Boulder County Housing Authority serve low income residents in an area where housing assistance... read more →

St. Vrain and Left Hand Stream Management Plan: Community Events Announced

October 10, 2018 Farmers Market Information Booth Saturday, Oct. 13Public Open House Tuesday, Oct. 16 Boulder County and Weld County, Colo. - The St. Vrain... read more →

2018 Outdoor Creations – A Boulder County Juried Art Show

October 8, 2018 Opening Reception: Friday, Oct. 12, 5-8 p.m. at The Great Frame Up – Longmont - Boulder County Parks & Open Space... read more →

Boulder County hosts Junior and Senior Team Fishing Derby Saturday, Oct. 13.

October 8, 2018 Wally Toevs Pond at Walden Ponds Wildlife Habitat in Boulder - Boulder County Parks & Open Space staff will host the... read more →

Crestone Drilling Proposal Postponed Indefinitely

October 4, 2018 The county requested that the COGCC postpone its hearing on the oil & gas CDP due to numerous concerns raised in a lawsuit. read more →

Nederland and Meeker Park Forestry Sort Yards Season Ending Soon

October 4, 2018 Nederland and Meeker Park Sort Yards Season Ending Soon Meeker Park closes Oct. 6; Nederland closes Oct. 13. - The Boulder County.... read more →

No-cost counseling about Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug plans

October 4, 2018 No-cost counseling about Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug plans Area Agency on Aging hosting sessions across the county - The annual Medicare open enrollment... read more →

Boulder County to test ballots and equipment for upcoming election

October 3, 2018 Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct. 3, 2018 Media Contact: Mircalla Wozniak, Communications... read more →

2018 Boulder Job Fair, Tuesday, Oct. 9 at the Millennium Harvest House

October 2, 2018 Sponsored by Workforce Boulder County, the City of Boulder and the Boulder Chamber - Job seekers are invited to the 2018 Boulder Job... read more →

Free bike tours highlight planning in Boulder County and Longmont on Friday, Oct. 19

October 1, 2018 Boulder County and Longmont offering guided bike tours on Oct. 19 for National Community Planning Month Tours are free and open... read more →

Lyon’s new drop-off recycling center opens!

September 28, 2018 The Town of Lyons’ new drop-off recycling center is open The new facility is open dawn to dusk every day - The.... read more →

Boulder County’s EnergySmart program offering $25 trees to county residents

September 27, 2018 The program will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis - Boulder County’s Sustainability Office is providing 400 heavily-discounted trees... read more →

Autumn Heritage Day and Vintage Baseball Game Sunday, Sept. 30

September 26, 2018 Autumn Heritage Day and Vintage Baseball Game Sunday, Sept. 30 Walker Ranch Homestead, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Travel back in time... read more →

Boulder County files lawsuits against two drilling companies

September 25, 2018 "It’s our duty to safeguard the environment and people of Boulder County and these lawsuits are our implementation of that... read more →

Boulder County Commissioners’ Statement of Support for County Employee Deborah (Debbie) Ramirez

September 24, 2018 We fully support an employee’s right to speak their truth and we stand with Deborah (Debbie) Ramirez in her courageous decision to speak up. read more →

Statement regarding employment of Deborah (Debbie) Ramirez

September 24, 2018 Deborah (Debbie) Ramirez is a Boulder County Department of Housing & Human Services employee read more →

Food Assistance Benefits to Double at Whole Foods Market on Pearl Street

September 24, 2018 - Beginning Sept. 24, City of Boulder residents who participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as the... read more →

Placing and Managing a Credit Freeze: Free in Colorado

September 21, 2018 () -- District Attorney Michael Dougherty advises consumers that it is now free to place and manage a credit freeze in... read more →

Hailstorm repair roofing permits prompt temporary change to Building Safety & Inspection Services office hours

September 21, 2018 Building Safety & Inspection Services office will be closed to the public on Tuesday’s until further notice - In response to... read more →

Commissioners enact temporary moratorium on processing applications for proposed development in the Niwot Rural Community District

September 20, 2018 The Board will schedule and hold a public hearing on this temporary moratorium and related matters at a date to... read more →

Boulder County Land Use Department office to be closed Friday, Sept. 21, 2018

September 20, 2018 Boulder County Land Use Department office to be closed Friday, Sept. 21 - The Boulder County Land Use Department office at 2045.... read more →

Registration now open for the third annual Soil Revolution Conference

September 12, 2018 Inviting farmers and ranchers of all scales and production systems - Registration is now open at www.SoilRev.org for third annual Soil Revolution... read more →

Boulder County Transportation kicking off Transportation Master Plan (TMP) Update with survey

September 11, 2018 Please help inform the process by completing an online survey by Sunday, Oct. 21 in order for staff to understand what you think is working well and what Boulder County should do to improve the transportation system in the future. read more →

Ron Stewart Preserve at Rabbit Mountain will be closed Monday – Wednesday, Sept. 17 – Jan. 31

September 11, 2018 Ron Stewart Preserve at Rabbit Mountain will be closed to the public Monday through Wednesday from Sept. 17, 2018, through Jan. 31, 2019, for year two of a three-year elk management program through limited hunting. read more →

Boulder County Resource Conservation Division offers funding for zero waste programs

September 9, 2018 County will allocate $50,000 for reuse, recycling, and composting programs -The Boulder County Resource Conservation Division is allocating $50,000 for... read more →

Events scheduled for Boulder County’s Falls Prevention Week, Sept. 18 – 22

September 6, 2018 Learn how you can reduce your risk of falling at any of 40+ events throughout Boulder County’s Fall Prevention Week, Sept. 18 – 22. Senior and aging adults are encouraged to participate. read more →

Workforce Boulder County Open House, Tuesday, Sept. 18 in Longmont

September 4, 2018 Virtual job fair, mock interviews, resume critiques, and more - Workforce Boulder County does so much more than help people find... read more →

Planning Commission agenda for 3 p.m. Monday, September 17, 2018

August 31, 2018 The next meeting of the Boulder County Planning Commission will be Monday, September 17, 2018, beginning at 3 p.m. Boulder County.... read more →

Boulder County files lawsuit against the Colorado Oil and Gas Commission and 8 North, LLC

August 31, 2018 The lawsuit appeals the COGCC’s approval of 8 North’s applications for drilling and spacing units and additional well density in... read more →

Boulder County Parks & Open Space hosts annual Crafts and Trades of Olden Days

August 31, 2018 Sunday, Sept. 9, Agricultural Heritage Center At Crafts and Trades of Olden Days, visitors can enjoy the rural surroundings and... read more →

Two Diabetes Prevention Programs scheduled this fall in Boulder

August 30, 2018 Diabetes Prevention Programs begin Sept. 18 and 20 in Boulder. Registrants are invited to attend information sessions a week in advance... read more →

Boulder County Commissioners OPPOSE Amendment 74 – “Just Compensation for Reduction in Fair Market Value by Government Law or Regulation”

August 30, 2018 Boulder County Commissioners OPPOSE Amendment 74 - “Just Compensation for Reduction in Fair Market Value by Government Law or Regulation” The... read more →

Elections Job Fair for 2018 General Election set for Sept. 5

August 30, 2018 Elections Job Fair for 2018 General Election Elections Division to host Job Fair for public to learn about short-term, exciting election... read more →

Multicultural Awards Banquet Oct. 4 — Winners announced

August 28, 2018 Multicultural Awards Banquet Oct. 4 -- Winners announced Tickets now available for the Thirtieth Annual Event - The Thirtieth Annual Multicultural Awards... read more →

Boulder County submits Protest and Intervention to the Crestone final CDP

August 24, 2018 Boulder County submits Protest and Intervention to Crestone's final Comprehensive Drilling Plan The Protest and Intervention ensures that the county will... read more →

Multicultural Awards Banquet college scholarships awarded

August 21, 2018 The Thirtieth Annual Multicultural Awards Banquet, which takes place Oct. 4, celebrates people of color who have made significant contributions to the community. read more →

Help bring new voices to local boards and commissions

August 20, 2018 Apply for PERL by Aug. 27; Classes begin Sept. 4 - If you want to do more than talk with friends or... read more →

Open House scheduled to discuss Eldorado Canyon to Walker Ranch Connection Feasibility Study

August 17, 2018 Tuesday, Aug. 28, in Boulder - Boulder County Parks & Open Space, the City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks,... read more →

Boulder County Assessor temporarily relocates Boulder office to North Broadway campus

August 15, 2018 Beginning Aug. 27 through early January 2019, the Assessor’s Office will occupy the southeast corner of the Boulder County campus at Broadway & Iris read more →

August 20 Open House to Kickoff Comprehensive Plan Public Health Element addition

August 15, 2018 Open House in Longmont scheduled for Monday, August 20, starting at 6 p.m. - Boulder County is seeking public input to... read more →

Announcing the Third Annual Soil Revolution Conference Dec. 12 – Save the Date!

August 15, 2018 Announcing the Third Annual Soil Revolution Conference Dec. 12 - Save the Date! Registration opens Wednesday, Sept. 12 - Join us Wednesday, Dec.... read more →

Boulder County Commissioners support “Let’s Go, Colorado,” a statewide ballot initiative to increase funding for state and local transportation needs

August 14, 2018 The Board of County Commissioners supports Ballot Initiative #153 – “Let’s Go, Colorado” – as a thoughtful and balanced solution to addressing Colorado’s transportation funding shortfalls. read more →

Help families work their way out of poverty – Become a Circles Ally

August 9, 2018 Looking for an opportunity to make a lasting difference in your community? Circles is a proven program that helps end poverty -- one family at a time. read more →

Planning Commission agenda for 3 p.m. August 15, 2018

August 2, 2018 The next meeting of the Boulder County Planning Commission will be Wednesday, August 15, 2018, beginning at 3 p.m. Boulder County... read more →

Consumer Advisory from District Attorney Michael Dougherty

August 2, 2018 Boulder District Attorney Warns of Bitcoin Extortion Scam () -- District Attorney Michael Dougherty advises residents to exercise caution with regard to... read more →

Ironman 70.3 Road Detours and Closures – Aug. 4

August 2, 2018 Significant detour and heavy traffic is expected on SH 119/Diagonal Highway. All vehicle traffic will shift to the Longmont-bound travel lanes.... read more →

Candidate Lot Drawing for 2018 General Election

August 1, 2018 Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. August 1, 2018 Media Contact: Mircalla Wozniak, Communications Specialist, 303-413-7766 ... read more →

Updates to the Boulder County Regulatory Floodplain

August 1, 2018 Updates to the Boulder County Floodplain with Approval of Docket Z-17-0002 The Boulder County Official Floodplain Map is available online - Boulder... read more →

Boulder County Parks & Open Space to host World Ranger Day on Saturday, Aug. 4

August 1, 2018 Heil Valley Ranch - Join the Boulder County Park Rangers to celebrate World Ranger Day at Heil Valley Ranch! A few details:... read more →

Boulder County Commissioner Elise Jones Testifies at COGCC hearing on 8 North Drilling and Spacing Units

July 31, 2018 Boulder County protests 8 North's drilling and spacing units applications Boulder County Commissioner Elise Jones Testifies at COGCC hearing – July... read more →

Boulder County receives grant to support expanded public engagement in transportation planning

July 30, 2018 - Boulder County Transportation’s Mobility for All (M4A) Program was awarded a $35,000 Inclusive Planning Grant from the U.S. Administration for... read more →

Boulder County Sheriff’s Office Hosting National Night Out Events on Tuesday, Aug. 7

July 30, 2018 Free, family-friendly events will take place around the county on Tuesday, Aug. 7 - The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office invites... read more →

Jay Road intersections improvements project starts Monday

July 27, 2018 , July 30 Safety project will require lane closures and shifts - Boulder County Transportation will begin work on a pedestrian safety... read more →

Mosquito Pools in Erie, Louisville, and Longmont Test Positive for West Nile Virus

July 26, 2018 – Boulder County Public Health has confirmed that mosquitoes in Erie, Louisville, and Longmont have tested positive for West... read more →

Level 1 Fire restrictions still in effect for western Boulder County

July 25, 2018 While we received some rainfall in Boulder County, and the moisture did help lower the fire danger, it was not enough to completely remove the fire danger, which is why we will continue to have fire restrictions in place. read more →

Boulder County Parks & Open Space to host Catfish Night on Friday, July 27

July 24, 2018 Boulder County Parks & Open Space Hosts Catfish Night this Friday, July 27 Carolyn Holmberg Preserve at Rock Creek Farm - Join... read more →

Boulder County Seeks to Strengthen Supports for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

July 20, 2018 County collaborating with policy partners to assess current services and gaps - Boulder County is leading a collaborative effort to collect.... read more →

Statewide Motor Vehicle offices will close Aug. 1–3 for computer system upgrade

July 20, 2018 Boulder County Clerk & Recorder’s office is urging residents to renew their registration online or by mail, if eligible, or to schedule appointments for all other services. read more →

Boulder County Parks & Open Space Hosts Summer Heritage Evening: Flora and Fauna

July 18, 2018 4-7 p.m. Saturday, July 21, Walker Ranch Homestead - Boulder County Parks & Open Space will host Summer Heritage Evening: , highlighting the... read more →

Boulder County Floodplain Remapping Project public hearing – Tuesday, July 24

July 17, 2018 Public Hearing for Proposed Floodplain Map Amendments - Tuesday, July 24 Staff recommendation to the Board of County Commissioners is available... read more →

Consumer Alert from District Attorney Michael Dougherty

July 13, 2018 Boulder District Attorney Warns of Rental Listing Scams () -- District Attorney Michael Dougherty advises consumers looking for rental housing or vacation... read more →

Final Official Results Available for 2018 Primary Election

July 13, 2018 Boulder County successfully completed Risk-Limiting Audit –– The final, official results from Boulder County’s 2018 Primary Election are available now... read more →

Boulder County Parks & Open Space hosts Gold Panning for Kids – Registration deadline is Friday, July 13

July 11, 2018 Boulder County Parks & Open Space hosts Gold Panning for Kids - Registration deadline is Friday, July 13 Nederland Mining Museum,... read more →

Open House scheduled to discuss soil sampling process for possible Rocky Mountain Greenway trail connections

July 10, 2018 - Boulder County and the City of Boulder are jointly hosting an open house to discuss possible trail connections with the... read more →

Boulder County enacting Level 2 Fire Restrictions

July 9, 2018 Anyone found in violation of the fire ban may be convicted of a class two petty offense, and may be subject to up to a $1,000 fine, in addition to any possible civil penalties. read more →

Recruitment now underway for advisory boards and commissions

July 9, 2018 Advisory boards and commissions provide recommendations to the Boulder County Commissioners and give residents the opportunity to have their voices heard within Boulder County government. read more →

Lee Hill Drive weekday closures start July 9 for culvert project

July 6, 2018 Closures in place 24-7 from Monday morning through Thursday evening for two months - Boulder County Transportation will begin a reconstruction... read more →

Planning Commission agenda for Monday, July 23, 2018

July 5, 2018 The next meeting of the Boulder County Planning Commission will be Monday, July 23, 2018, beginning at 2:30 p.m. Boulder County... read more →

Human services nonprofit agencies may now apply for 2019 Worthy Cause IV pool funding

July 2, 2018 Deadline to Apply is Aug. 17 - Nonprofit human service agencies and housing authorities in Boulder County may now apply for capital funds through... read more →

Commissioners unanimously support Initiative #97 to increase setback requirements for oil and gas development

June 29, 2018 Initiative #97 would require a statewide 2,500-foot minimum setback – nearly a half mile buffer zone – for new oil and gas development from all occupied structures (e.g., homes and schools), and any other areas designated for additional protection such as playgrounds and drinking water sources. read more →

Medicare Basics classes this summer in Boulder County

June 28, 2018 Register now for courses in Boulder, Longmont and Lafayette - The Boulder County Area Agency on Aging’s Medical Counseling program offers Medicare... read more →

Election Day Unofficial Preliminary Results – Wednesday Update

June 27, 2018 Next unofficial results update will be after 8-day cure and military ballots due date – – The Boulder County Elections Division... read more →

Family caregiver training program begins Thursday, July 12 near Niwot

June 26, 2018 Registration required, classes held Thursday evenings - The “National Caregiver Training Program,” offered by the Boulder County Area Agency on Aging,... read more →

Boulder County Taking Steps to Keep Residents Safe During Hot Weather

June 26, 2018 - With temperatures due to rise into the triple digits this week, Boulder County is taking steps to make sure residents... read more →

Final Discount Electric Bike Purchase Program Now Available

June 25, 2018 These limited time offers are available until July 31, 2018 so don't wait! Check out the list of offerings now and get to a local dealer to take advantage of the discounts. read more →

8 North, LLC Proposes Well Locations in Erie and Weld County

June 22, 2018 8 North has informed Boulder County, Lafayette, and the COGCC that it intends to place the wells in Weld Country... read more →

First six months of coordinated homeless services highlighted

June 22, 2018 Homeless Solutions for Boulder County releases report outlining initial results - Early results of Boulder County’s innovative coordinated approach to service delivery for adults... read more →

Boulder County Parks & Open Space to host Catfish Night on June 29

June 22, 2018 Boulder County Parks & Open Space to host Catfish Night on Friday, June 29 Carolyn Holmberg Preserve at Rock Creek Farm... read more →

Consumer Alert from District Attorney Michael Dougherty

June 19, 2018 Boulder District Attorney Warns of New Contractor Scams After Severe Storms () -- District Attorney Michael Dougherty advises Boulder County residents to... read more →

Boulder County Clerk to Host Elections Open House/Tour

June 18, 2018 Boulder County Clerk to Host Elections Open House / Ballot Processing Tours Students encouraged to attend! – The Boulder County Clerk and... read more →

Boulder County Parks & Open Space hosts Barnyard Critter Day, Sunday, June 24

June 18, 2018 Agricultural Heritage Center, Longmont, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Boulder County Parks & Open Space will host a free event,... read more →

The Primary Election is coming up June 26

June 14, 2018 Deadline to request a replacement mail ballot or to register and be a mailed a ballot is Monday, June 18... read more →

Boulder County Floodplain Remapping Project public hearing June 20

June 13, 2018 Public Hearing for Proposed Floodplain Map Amendments - Wednesday, June 20 The estimated start time of this agenda item is 1:45... read more →

Boulder County enacts Level 1 Fire Restrictions

June 12, 2018 Sheriff Joe Pelle has enacted Level 1 Fire Restrictions for western Boulder County. The fire restrictions are in place due to increasing fire danger, lack of moisture, and forecasts for hot temperatures. read more →

Age Well Boulder County Community Conversations in June and July

June 11, 2018 Age Well Boulder County Community Conversations in June and July Join this unique opportunity to share your vision of aging in the... read more →

Open house for Longmont-to-Boulder Trail Jay Road connection Wednesday, June 13

June 11, 2018 Draft preferred alignment option will be available for comment - Boulder County Transportation staff will host an open house to present... read more →

SHARE outreach program to educate and connect people experiencing homelessness near Nederland

June 8, 2018 SHARE outreach program to educate and connect people experiencing homelessness near Nederland Program focused on people camping in the area - Boulder County... read more →

Boulder County Elections to host webinar on how the post-election ballot process works and election night results reporting

June 7, 2018 Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. June 7, 2018 Media Contact: Mircalla Wozniak, Communications Specialist, 303-413-7766 ... read more →

Old South St. Vrain Bridge Ribbon Cutting and South St. Vrain Creek Restoration Celebration June 12

June 7, 2018 Boulder County will host a ribbon cutting ceremony starting at noon on Tuesday, June 12, to mark the completion of... read more →

Planning Commission agenda for June 20, 2018

June 6, 2018 The next meeting of the Boulder County Planning Commission will be Wednesday, June 20, 2018, beginning at 1:30 p.m. Boulder County... read more →

Boulder County Parks & Open Space hosts Summer Heritage Day: Old Fashioned Jobs

June 5, 2018 Boulder County Parks & Open Space hosts Summer Heritage Day: Sunday, June 10, at the Walker Ranch Homestead - Boulder County... read more →

Boulder County equipment testing completed for June 26 Primary Election

June 1, 2018 Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. June 1, 2018 Media Contact: Mircalla Wozniak, Communications Specialist, 303-413-7766 ... read more →

Boulder County raises awareness about elder abuse, Friday, June 15

June 1, 2018 Special event is part of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day - Elder abuse is not something many people think about, but... read more →

Counties and cities ask Colorado Supreme Court to protect public health and safety in oil and gas regulations

May 31, 2018 Contact: Barb Halpin, Public Information Officer, Boulder County Commissioners' Office, 303-441-1622 A diverse set of communities has filed an amicus... read more →

Diabetes Prevention Program begins Tuesday, June 12, in Lafayette

May 30, 2018 Diabetes Prevention Program begins Tuesday, June 12 Register now for this Lafayette class - More than 65,000 people in Boulder County have... read more →

Registration now open for Tuesday, June 26 Open Space Farm Tour

May 30, 2018 Space is limited. Sign up today! - Registration is now open for this year's Boulder County Parks & Open Space Farm... read more →

Two Boulder County museums open for the season this Friday, June 1

May 29, 2018 The Nederland Mining Museum and Longmont's Dougherty Museum open this Friday - Two Boulder County Parks & Open Space museums open... read more →

Deadline approaching for those wishing to change party affiliation for the June Primary

May 24, 2018 Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. May 24, 2018 Media Contact: Mircalla Wozniak, Communications Specialist, 303-413-7766 ... read more →

2018 Hessie Trailhead weekend shuttle operating weekends and holidays

May 24, 2018 2018 Hessie Trailhead weekend shuttle begins May 26 – It’s FREE! Nederland Park-n-Ride is the pick-up/drop-off location; shuttles run every 15-20... read more →

Reminder: Agriculture Outreach Survey responses due May 31

May 23, 2018 REMINDER: Agriculture Outreach Survey Responses Due May 31 Please take the survey to share information about your specific needs as a Boulder... read more →

Boulder County leaders pursue learning centered around the county’s guiding value of Inclusion

May 23, 2018 Elected officials and department heads participated in a day-long workshop to explore ways of establishing and maintaining inclusive practices and fostering more equitable working relationships, programming, and team cultures within Boulder County Government. read more →

Boulder County to test ballots and equipment for upcoming primary election

May 23, 2018 Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. May 23, 2018 Media Contact: Mircalla Wozniak, Communications Specialist, 303-413-7766 ... read more →

“Living Well with Dementia” seminar, Friday, June 8 in Longmont

May 23, 2018 Inspiration and insights for the community, with Lori La Bey, founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks - No one walking the dementia journey... read more →

Elk & Vegetation Management Plan update scheduled for May 29

May 22, 2018 - Parks & Open Space staff will present results from the first year of implementation of the Ron Stewart Preserve at... read more →

Draft Staff Recommendation for E-bikes on Boulder County Trails Now Available

May 22, 2018 Draft Staff Recommendation for E-bikes on Boulder County Trails Now Available - Boulder County staff released a draft recommendation for e-bikes on county... read more →

Motor Vehicle offices will upgrade computer systems this summer

May 16, 2018 Expect longer waits temporarily, but more services online and shorter wait times in the future – Statewide Motor Vehicle offices... read more →

Agriculture Outreach Survey to Guide Changes in Land Use Regulations

May 15, 2018 Agriculture Outreach Survey to Guide Changes in Land Use Regulations Please take the survey to share information about your specific needs as... read more →

Become a Circles Ally — Help families work their way out of poverty

May 15, 2018 Become a Boulder County Circles Ally to help families work their way out of poverty Volunteer training session Saturday, June 2 in Boulder ... read more →

29-year-old male dies while working at Heil Valley

May 10, 2018 Ranch open space - At approximately 11:06 A.M. today, the Boulder County Communications Center received a call reporting that a... read more →

Boulder County wins nine NACo Achievement Awards

May 10, 2018 Boulder County has been recognized with nine 2018 Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The awards honor innovative,... read more →

Railroad crossing Quiet Zone public meeting May 14 in Niwot

May 8, 2018 Presentation will be followed by Q&A - Boulder County Transportation will host a public meeting to present updated information, answer questions,... read more →

Planning Commission agenda for May 16, 2018

May 4, 2018 The next meeting of the Boulder County Planning Commission will be Wednesday, May 16, 2018, beginning at 1:30 p.m. Boulder County... read more →

Kestrel Affordable Housing Community gets a truly grand opening

May 3, 2018 Hundreds of local seniors, families, and elected officials attended the Grand Opening Ceremony for 200 units of new affordable housing... read more →

Training course in Lafayette helps family caregivers thrive – Sign up today

May 3, 2018 Training course helps family caregivers thrive – Sign up today Classes on Mondays, May 14 - June 25, registration required - Powerful Tools... read more →

County Commissioners declare May “Older Americans’ Month” in Boulder County

May 2, 2018 County Commissioners declare May “Older Americans’ Month” in Boulder County 68,000+ people age 60 and better call the county home - As part of... read more →

Giant inflatable U comes to Boulder

May 1, 2018 Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. May 1, 2018 Media Contact: Mircalla Wozniak, Communications Specialist, 303-413-7766 ... read more →

Events and prizes planned for Wildfire Awareness Month

May 1, 2018 The Wildfire Partners program is offering free home assessments for homeowners to support their mitigation efforts. read more →

Help improve safety along Jay Road by taking a survey

May 1, 2018 County planning to implement improvements this summer and in the future - Jay Road in unincorporated Boulder County sees some of... read more →

Participate in a poverty simulation event May 12 in Longmont and you will better understand the effects of poverty in Boulder County

April 27, 2018 Participate in a poverty simulation event May 12 in Longmont and you will better understand the effects of poverty in Boulder County These... read more →

Boulder County and the City of Boulder promote a renewable way to heat and cool homes

April 26, 2018 The City of Boulder, in partnership with Boulder County’s EnergySmart service, is piloting a new initiative to support and incentivize homeowners to replace their fossil fuel-based appliances with cleaner, safer and more efficient electric cooling and heating systems in their homes. read more →

Kestrel Affordable Housing Community Grand Opening Ceremony scheduled for 3-6 p.m., Tuesday, May 1

April 26, 2018 Boulder County Housing and Human Services is pleased to invite members of the media to attend the grand opening ceremony for the Kestrel affordable housing community in Louisville on Tuesday, May 1, from 3-6 p.m. read more →

Caregiving Symposium, Thursday May 17—Information and support for family caregivers

April 24, 2018 The 13th Annual Caregiving Symposium will be held from 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m., Thursday, May 17 in Longmont. The event is designed for Boulder County residents who provide care for older relatives, partners or friends. read more →

County begins Primary Election unaffiliated voter education campaign

April 23, 2018 Voter education campaign aims to inform unaffiliated voters about their ability to vote in the upcoming June Primary and the options they have in selecting and casting their ballot. read more →

Agriculture Outreach Project March 8 and 14 meetings summary available

April 19, 2018 Meetings gathered information on Farm Sales and Farm Events, Hoop Houses, Greenhouses and Other Agricultural Structures Thank you to everyone... read more →

Calling En Plein Air Artists for the 2018 Outdoor Creations – A Boulder County Juried Art Show

April 18, 2018 Calling En Plein Air Artists for the 2018 Outdoor Creations – A Boulder County Juried Art Show First paint session Saturday, May... read more →

Colorado Communities File Lawsuit Against Oil Giants for Climate Change Costs

April 17, 2018 Boulder County, San Miguel County, and the City of Boulder have filed a lawsuit against Suncor and ExxonMobil, two oil companies with significant responsibility for climate change. read more →

Rally for Climate Change Accountability – 12 p.m. on Tuesday, April 17 – Boulder County Courthouse Lawn

April 16, 2018 The communities of Boulder County, San Miguel County, and the City of Boulder -- with legal support from EarthRights International -- are coming together to announce the launch of a crucial effort to respond to climate change. Members of the public are welcome and encouraged to attend. read more →

THRIVE Conference Saturday, April 28 in Longmont – Helping residents with low-income build assets

April 16, 2018 Boulder County residents with low income who attend will learn how to acquire and build their assets including homes, money skills, businesses, and post-secondary education. read more →

Conferencia THRIVE, sábado 28 de abril en Longmont – Ayudando a residentes de bajos ingresos a construir bienes

April 16, 2018 Se requiere inscripción para este evento bilingüe - La tercera conferencia bilingüe anual THRIVE se realizará en Longmont el 28 de Abril.... read more →

Boulder County Community Forestry Sort Yards to open for the season in May

April 16, 2018 Boulder County Community Forestry Sort Yards to open for the 2018 season in May County residents can drop off tree branches,... read more →

Boulder County submits formal comments on Crestone’s Fourth Draft Preliminary CDP to COGCC

April 13, 2018 Boulder County submits formal comments to COGCC on Crestone’s Fourth Draft Preliminary CDP ( - April 13, 2018) -- Boulder CountyCC website. Public comment regarding the Fourth Draft will be accepted through Sunday, April 15, 2018 via COGCC's public portal.

Boulder County Parks & Open Space hosts annual Senior Fish-off at Walden Ponds

April 13, 2018 Friday, April 20, 6:30 - 10 a.m., Rain or Shine! - Seniors are invited to enjoy a morning of fishing followed by... read more →

Get involved and help bring new voices to local boards and commissions

April 12, 2018 If you want to do more than talk with friends or post to social media about important issues and events, it’s time to get involved and make a difference in your community. Register for PERL by April 27. Classes begin May 1. read more →

Land Use Department issues determination regarding Martin Marietta Materials Inc. Special Use permit

April 11, 2018 Boulder County (SU-96-18) Land Use Director determines that approval for Martin Marietta gravel mining operations east of Lyons has not... read more →

New report summarizes potential climate impact costs for Boulder County

April 10, 2018 Dr. Paul Chinowsky, founder of Resilient Analytics, shares that climate change is projected to impact all aspects of daily life in Boulder County including impacts on infrastructure, human health, energy demands, and forest lands. read more →

Boulder County Motor Vehicle branches to offer appointment scheduling

April 10, 2018 Residents can now avoid the wait and make appointments for many services – The Boulder County Motor Vehicle Division is... read more →

Boulder County Parks & Open Space seeks museum volunteers

April 9, 2018 Volunteer Opportunities at the Nederland Mining Museum and Assay Office Museum. Application deadline April 15. - Boulder County Parks & Open... read more →

Public Information Session on Xcel Energy’s Valmont Power Station – Tuesday, May 8 at 3 p.m.

April 9, 2018 Meeting Announcement: Public Information Session on Xcel Energy’s Valmont Power Station – Tuesday, May 8 at 3 p.m. Boulder County Commissioners to receive... read more →

New study shows unacceptable health risk levels for those living near oil and gas facilities

April 9, 2018 Lifetime cancer risk for those living within 500ft of an oil & gas facility is eight times higher than the... read more →

Commissioners honor outstanding county programs at 2018 Pinnacle Awards

April 6, 2018 – Each year, the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) hold the Pinnacle Awards as a way to recognize the collaborative,.... read more →

Open house scheduled for April 10 to view alignment options for LoBo Trail near Jay Road

April 5, 2018 - Boulder County Transportation, in partnership with the City of Boulder, is evaluating options for off-street multi-use path connections between the... read more →

Front Range Mountain Lion Research Presentation, Thursday, April 12

April 4, 2018 Boulder County Courthouse, 6:30-8 p.m. - Boulder County Parks & Open Space and the City of Boulder will be hosting... read more →

EnergySmart Awards Income Qualified Solar Grants to Boulder County Residents

April 4, 2018 - Boulder County’s residential energy efficiency program, EnergySmart, has awarded 17 grants to income-qualified homeowners. These grants will provide up to... read more →

Boulder County Announces Food Waste Awareness Week, April 16-22

April 4, 2018 Get involved with the first Food Waste Awareness Week in Boulder County! April 16-22. Take a pledge to waste less food! read more →

Planning Commission agenda for April 18, 2018

April 3, 2018 The next meeting of the Boulder County Planning Commission will be Wednesday, April 18, beginning at 1:30 p.m. Boulder County CourthouseCommissioners'... read more →

Cycling restrictions in Fourmile Canyon

April 3, 2018 Cycling restrictions will be enforced during project working hours, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. read more →

Free backyard compost workshops throughout Boulder County thru May 7

April 2, 2018 Boulder County Resource Conservation Division is sponsoring seven compost workshops in various locations throughout the county. These events are free and open to the public, though registration is required, as space is limited. read more →

Emergency warning sirens to be tested beginning April 2

April 2, 2018 - Boulder County and the City of Boulder will begin audible testing of the countywide emergency sirens at 10... read more →

Agricultural Heritage Center near Longmont opens for summer season

March 29, 2018 Summer hours begin on Sunday, April 1 - On Sunday, April 1, the Agricultural Heritage Center at the Lohr/McIntosh Farm in... read more →

Fraudulent activity attempted on a Boulder County Sheriff’s Office social media site

March 28, 2018 - The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office was notified by the social media site Nextdoor.com that a person(s) had contacted them... read more →

Family caregiver training program begins Tuesday, April 3 near Niwot

March 26, 2018 Family caregiver training program begins Tuesday, April 3 near Niwot Registration required, classes held Tuesday afternoons - The “National Caregiver Training Program,” offered by the... read more →

Hall Ranch 2 Access Road repairs to begin Monday, March 26

March 23, 2018 Intermittent delays on Old South St. Vrain Road should be expected. - Parks & Open Space will begin repair of the... read more →

Consumer Alert from District Attorney Michael Dougherty

March 22, 2018 Boulder District Attorney Warns of New Tax Scams, Surge in IRS Imposter Calls () -- This tax season, the Community... read more →

2018 Land Conservation Awards Winners Announced

March 21, 2018 Boulder County Parks & Open Space Land Conservation Awards Wednesday, April 18 - The Boulder County Commissioners and Parks & Open... read more →

Boulder County Officials testify on Oil and Gas Bills at the State Legislature

March 19, 2018 Boulder County Officials and Staff testify on Oil and Gas Bills at the State Legislature The Boulder County Commissioners and staff... read more →

Boulder County Floodplain Remapping Project public meeting April 12

March 19, 2018 Draft maps currently available online - Boulder County and the State of Colorado are inviting residents of unincorporated county areas along... read more →

Spring Out for Spring Break! Photo Contest: Saturday, March 24 through Sunday, April 1

March 19, 2018 Boulder County Parks & Open Space invites students and education staff to welcome the spring season by getting outside! Take a selfie or a photo with friends or family on county open space, and upload it to social media with #BoCoSpringOut. read more →

Community Chipping Program applications now being accepted

March 16, 2018 Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. Boulder County Boulder County is proud to.... read more →

March 30 is deadline to apply for Boulder County Youth Corps jobs

March 16, 2018 Teens and adults can apply for summer jobs. - Boulder County residents ages 14-17 have until 4:30 p.m. on March 30... read more →

Boulder County Assessor and Treasurer schedule community meetings on senior programs

March 13, 2018 Four community meetings are scheduled aimed at presenting information to seniors about a variety of senior resources. read more →

95th Street Intersections Project and road closures restart March 12

March 6, 2018 Local residential and emergency access only during work hours - The 95th Street Intersections Improvement Project will restart at 8 a.m.... read more →

Planning Commission agenda for March 21, 2018

March 5, 2018 The next meeting of the Boulder County Planning Commission will be Wednesday, March 21, beginning at 3 p.m. (***please note the... read more →

More than 100 individuals exit the homeless services system through new countywide programs

March 2, 2018 More than 100 individuals exit the homeless services system through new countywide programs Results from both Boulder and Longmont - On Oct. 1,... read more →

Boulder County Parks & Open Space seeks Fun on the Farm volunteers

March 2, 2018 Application deadline is March 16 - Boulder County Parks & Open Space is looking for Cultural Program Educator volunteers to help... read more →

Consumer Advisory from District Attorney Stan Garnett

February 27, 2018 Regarding Used Car Pricing () -- Boulder County residents have reported to the Community Protection Division of the District Attorney’s Office... read more →

Everybody’s Table to showcase resources seniors can use to access nutritious food at affordable cost, March 15, in Boulder

February 23, 2018 Because eating well is important for everyone’s health and quality of life, the Boulder County Area Agency on Aging is hosting Everybody’s Table, the first countywide event to address the nutrition and food needs of seniors. read more →

Agriculture Outreach Project meetings scheduled for March 8 and 14

February 22, 2018 Meetings to discuss Farm Sales and Farm Events, Hoop Houses, Greenhouses and Other Agricultural Structures The agricultural community has expressed... read more →

Boulder County announces recipients of Environmental Sustainability Grants

February 22, 2018 - On Thursday, Feb. 22, the Boulder County Commissioners announced the recipients of 2018 environmental Sustainability Grants in the following communities... read more →

Volunteer Tour Guides and House Docents Needed at the Agricultural Heritage Center

February 20, 2018 Application deadline is Sunday, March 4. - Boulder County Parks & Open Space is now accepting applications for volunteer tour guides... read more →

REVISED Planning Commission agenda for Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018

February 16, 2018 The next meeting of the Boulder County Planning Commission will be held Wednesday, Feb. 21, beginning at 1:30 p.m. Boulder County.... read more →

Lafayette businesses eligible for a sweetheart of a deal on transit passes

February 13, 2018 Qualifying employers could receive 70% reimbursement for providing transit passes to employees - Boulder County is offering a 70 percent reimbursement... read more →

Diabetes Prevention Program begins Wednesday, March 7, in Longmont

February 8, 2018 Diabetes Prevention Program begins Wednesday, March 7, in Longmont Registration required -- Information session on Wednesday, Feb.28 - More than 84.1 million people,... read more →

Seasonal closures of Fourth of July Road to begin Friday, Feb. 9

February 8, 2018 Barricades will be set at the end of the pavement on County Road 130/Hessie Road. - Boulder County Transportation will begin... read more →

Public open house about the future of South Boulder Road on Tuesday, Feb. 13

February 8, 2018 The county will host an open house to present preliminary plans and gather feedback on Tuesday, Feb. 13 - 5:30-7:30... read more →

Planning Commission agenda for Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018

February 6, 2018 The next meeting of the Boulder County Planning Commission will be held Wednesday, Feb. 21, beginning at 1:30 p.m. Boulder County... read more →

Slash pile and irrigation ditch burning scheduled this winter and spring

February 5, 2018 Slash pile and irrigation ditch burning scheduled on county open space this winter and spring Pile burns will be conducted at... read more →

Youth Corps Positions Open & Corpsmember of the Year Recognized

February 1, 2018 The deadline to submit youth applications is Friday, March 30. - Boulder County residents ages 14-17 can now apply for summer... read more →

COGCC hearing on 8 North applications rescheduled to April 30-May 1

January 31, 2018 COGCC hearing on 8 North applications in Boulder County rescheduled to April 30-May 1, 2018 - The 8 North applications to the Colorado Oil... read more →

Training course helps family caregivers thrive – Sign up today for course in Boulder

January 31, 2018 Training course helps family caregivers thrive – Sign up today for course in Boulder Classes on Tuesdays, Feb. 13-March 20, registration required - Powerful... read more →

Boulder County Floodplain Remapping Project public meetings Feb. 6 & 20

January 29, 2018 Draft maps currently available online - Boulder County Transportation and the State of Colorado are inviting residents along the unincorporated areas... read more →

Boulder County and affiliated cities participate in COGCC Mill Levy Rulemaking

January 26, 2018 Boulder County has once again teamed up with the cities of Longmont and Lafayette as an “Affiliated Local Governments” group that will participate in the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission's Mill Levy Rulemaking. read more →

COGCC extends Crestone Peak CDP timeline to July

January 25, 2018 COGCC extends Crestone Peak CDP timeline Important Announcement The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) has announced that it has... read more →

Boulder County submits formal comments on Crestone’s Third Draft Preliminary CDP to COGCC

January 19, 2018 Boulder county submitted comments to COGCC on Crestone Peak Resources LLC’s Third Draft Comprehensive Development Plan on Friday, Jan 19 read more →

E-bikes on Boulder County Open Space – Open Houses Feb. 6, 10, and 13

January 19, 2018 Parks & Open Space staff will host three open house meetings seeking public input regarding e-bike use on Boulder County Parks & Open Space properties. read more →

Consumer Alert from District Attorney Stan Garnett

January 17, 2018 Scam Victims Who Paid Through Western Union May Submit Claim to Get Money Back () -- Victims of a wide variety... read more →

Boulder County to test ballots and equipment for upcoming election

January 17, 2018 Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. January 17, 2017 Media Contact: Mircalla Wozniak, Communications Specialist, 303-413-7766 Boulder... read more →

Boulder County now accepting applications for 2018 Artist-in-Residence Program at Caribou Ranch

January 9, 2018 The program provides an opportunity for artists to pursue their work in the inspiring landscape and history of Caribou Ranch. Online applications will be accepted until Tuesday, Feb. 20. read more →

Boulder County now accepting nominations for the 2018 Land Conservation Awards

January 9, 2018 Nominations accepted through Wed., Jan. 31 - The Boulder County Parks & Open Space Department is accepting nominations for the annual... read more →

Boulder County Participates in Public Hearing on COGCC Flowline Rulemaking

January 8, 2018 - In response to the Firestone explosion and tragedy, the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) is conducting a... read more →

Prairie dog management on county open space – public meeting Tues., Jan. 16

January 3, 2018 Prairie dog management on county open space - public meeting Tuesday, Jan. 16 - Boulder County Parks & Open Space will host... read more →

Wednesday, Jan. 3 deadline to sign up for Audience Comments at COGCC Flowline Rulemaking

January 3, 2018 Wednesday, Jan. 3 is the deadline to sign up for Audience Comments at COGCC Flowline Rulemaking Jan. 8-9 COGCC Flowline Rulemaking... read more →

Political Party Affiliation Deadline for Caucus Participation is Monday, January 8

January 3, 2018 Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. January 3, 2018 Media Contact: Mircalla Wozniak, Communications Specialist, 303-413-7766 ... read more →

Canceled: Planning Commission meeting for January 17, 2018

January 2, 2018 The Boulder County has been canceled. The nextmeeting is scheduled for February 21, 2018. Pastagendas, minutes and video recordings are available on thewebpage. www.BoulderCountyLandUse.org

Dementia friendly musical performance by high school students, Saturday, Jan. 20

January 2, 2018 A musical engagement opportunity for those with dementia and their caregivers – A special performance for older adults with dementia and their... read more →

Boulder County Floodplain Remapping Project public meetings Jan. 11 and 25

January 2, 2018 Boulder County Floodplain Remapping Project public meetings Jan. 11 & 25 Draft maps currently available online, comment deadline is Feb. 4... read more →
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Washers and dryers donated to Boulder County Circles families in need

December 21, 2017 Washers and dryers donated to Boulder County Circles families in need Making the holidays a little brighter for ten local families - The Boulder... read more →

Consumer Alert from District Attorney Stan Garnett

December 19, 2017 Boulder District Attorney warns residents of sudden increase in IRS scam calls () -- The Community Protection Division of the District... read more →

Boulder County seeks public input on agricultural land use issues

December 13, 2017 Boulder County is working with the community regarding the current Land Use Code and other regulations that affect agricultural operations. Join us for an Open House in Longmont Thurs., Jan. 18, 5:30-7:30 p.m. read more →

Boulder County, Eldora Mountain Resort, Sierra Club, and Middle Boulder Creek Coalition reach agreement on Eldora Mountain Ski Resort expansion

December 13, 2017 All parties will review of a Statement of Principles regarding future development and land preservation in and around Eldora Mountain Resort on Monday, Dec. 18 at 3:30 p.m. in Boulder. read more →

Boulder County Adopts 2018 Budget

December 12, 2017 The Boulder County Commissioners have adopted a budget of $426.9 million for 2018. The budget includes a temporary mill levy credit – or decrease in tax rate for the Boulder County portion of property taxes. read more →

Recruitment now underway for Boulder County advisory boards and commissions

December 11, 2017 Boulder County invites residents to voice opinions and provide guidance on numerous topics. Nearly 60 positions are open to be filled. Apply by Jan. 19. read more →

[Oil & Gas]: Boulder County files motions to dismiss 8 North’s applications for additional density

December 8, 2017 Boulder County has filed motions to dismiss 8 North’s applications for additional density, arguing that the COGCC cannot grant them... read more →

Boulder County Accepting Research Proposals for Small Grants

December 8, 2017 Deadline for proposals is Mon., Jan. 15 - The Boulder County Parks & Open Space Department is offering small grants for.... read more →

Planning Commission agenda for December 20, 2017

December 5, 2017 The next meeting of the Boulder County Planning Commission will be Wednesday, December 20, 2017, beginning at 1:30 p.m.: Boulder County... read more →

Registration deadline for “The Soil Revolution – Digging Deeper” Conference approaching

December 4, 2017 Registration deadline for "The Soil Revolution - Digging Deeper" Conference approaching Early registration ends Friday, Dec. 8; final registration deadline is... read more →

Open House 12/4 to Present Preliminary Plans for 71st Street Improvements

November 28, 2017 Open House to Present Preliminary Plans for 71st Street Improvements Project - Monday, Dec. 4Feedback sought for proposed improvements to 71st Street.... read more →

Seventeenth Annual Lavender Gala this Sunday, Dec. 3

November 28, 2017 Early bird tickets available online for $10 through Nov. 30, or $15 at the door - The Boulder County Area Agency... read more →

Docket DC-17-0002: Amendments to the Boulder County Land Use Code for Parking-related Uses and Regulations

November 22, 2017 Board of County Commissioners to hold public hearing on November 28 On November 15, 2017, Planning Commission held a public hearing... read more →

Final Official Results Available for 2017 Coordinated Election

November 21, 2017 Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. November 21, 2017Media Contact: Mircalla Wozniak, Communications Specialist, 303-413-7766Boulder County successfully... read more →

Holiday Donations Sought by County Programs Serving Neighbors in Need

November 16, 2017 Boulder County Holiday Giving Programs Offer Opportunities to Help Low-Income Families and Children - Community holiday giving programs are seeking donations... read more →

Final Unofficial Results for 2017 Coordinated Election Posted

November 15, 2017 Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. November 15, 2017Media Contact: Mircalla Wozniak, Communications Specialist, 303-413-7766 –The Boulder County... read more →

Boulder County’s Election Audit Open to Public

November 15, 2017 Audit to check election outcomes from the 2017 Coordinated Election Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page.... read more →

St. Vrain Creek restoration project to cause road delays on Hygiene Road beginning Nov. 13

November 9, 2017 Bicyclists advised to use alternate route St. Vrain Road - The St. Vrain Creek Reach 3 stream restoration project is underway at... read more →

Brainard Road reconstruction begins Wednesday, Nov. 15

November 9, 2017 Periodic closures continue through the Winter 2018; Full 24-hour closures of Brainard Road planned March to June 2018 - The Central Federal... read more →

Election Day Unofficial Preliminary Results – Wednesday Update

November 8, 2017 Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. November 8, 2017Media Contact: Mircalla Wozniak, Communications Specialist, 303-413-7766Next unofficial results... read more →

Resource Conservation Hosts America Recycles Day Event on Nov. 15

November 7, 2017 Event includes guest speakers, a film screening, a Recycling Center tour, and refreshments for all attendees - Wednesday, Nov. 15... read more →

Application deadline is Fri., Nov. 10, for 2018 Volunteer Naturalist training

November 3, 2017 Training classes begin Wed., Jan. 10 - Boulder County Parks & Open Space is accepting applications for the 2018 Volunteer Naturalist training class. Application.... read more →

RTD hosting public meetings Nov. 15 and 16 on Highway 119 BRT study

November 3, 2017 RTD hosting public meetings Nov. 15 and 16 on Highway 119/Diagonal BRT studyProvide feedback on the future of public transportation, including... read more →

Planning Commission agenda for November 15, 2017

November 2, 2017 The next meeting of the Boulder County Planning Commission will be Wednesday, November 15, beginning at 1:30 p.m.: Boulder County CourthouseCommissioners'... read more →

Two projects require closures of 95th Street; Expect delays

November 2, 2017 Paving operations on Nov. 4-5 as well as utility work on Nov. 7-10 - Beginning this weekend, and continuing next week, projects... read more →

Boulder County Public Health Asking Residents to Vote for Health Focus

November 1, 2017 – As part of a comprehensive community health assessment, mental health and housing were identified as the two issues impacting the... read more →

Boulder County and Partners Launch E Movement

October 31, 2017 A collective of environmental educators, teachers, and schools unite around environmental education - Boulder County helped to launch a first-of-its-kind collective... read more →

Elections open house/ballot processing tours on Nov. 2 and Nov. 6

October 31, 2017 Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. Oct. 31, 2017Media Contact: Mircalla Wozniak, Communications Specialist, 303-413-7766Students encouraged to... read more →

Forest Health and Wildfire Mitigation Newsletter – October 2017

October 27, 2017 Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. Forest Health and Wildfire Mitigation Newsletter, October 2017 ... read more →

Residents encouraged to weatherize homes for long-term savings

October 26, 2017 Nearly 33,000 Boulder County households qualify for free weatherization assistance - As the weather turns colder, Boulder County is encouraging families to... read more →

Public open house to present preliminary design plans for Boston Ave. and Sunset St. improvement project

October 26, 2017 Boulder County and City of Longmont partnering on project - Boulder County Transportation and the City of Longmont will host a public open... read more →

Boulder County piloting new road signs to improve bicycle safety

October 25, 2017 Feedback from road users on the new signage is encouraged - To help improve safety for all roadway users in the plains/flatland... read more →

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

October 25, 2017 Boulder County residents can drop off unwanted prescription medication at drug collection events - On Saturday, October 28 from 10 a.m. to... read more →

Boulder County Elections to host webinar – Monday, Oct. 30 – on post-election and election night reporting information

October 24, 2017 Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. October 24, 2017Media Contact: Mircalla Wozniak, Communications Specialist, 303-413-7766Boulder County Elections... read more →

Prescribed Burn Planned at Hall Ranch (west of Lyons), Wednesday, Oct. 25

October 23, 2017 Parks & Open Space and the Sheriff’s Office Wildland Fire Management Program plan to conduct a prescribed burn at Hall Ranch Wed., Oct. 25, weather permitting. Hall Ranch will be closed completely during and smoke may be visible west of Lyons. read more →

New Voter Data Tool Released

October 23, 2017 Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. October 23, 2017Media Contact: Mircalla Wozniak, Communications Specialist, 303-413-7766Boulder County Elections.... read more →

Local Lafayette youth stand up for kids

October 18, 2017 Lafayette Youth Advisory Committee helps to pass measure making healthy drinks the default option on kids’ menus - Yesterday, the Lafayette City Council... read more →

Railway crossing repairs on North 83rd Street start Thursday, Oct. 19; Work requires road closures

October 17, 2017 BNSF completing crossing work and Boulder County repairing roadway near tracks - The BNSF Railway has notified Boulder County that they will be... read more →

Board of County Commissioners File Two Protests with COGCC

October 16, 2017 The two Protests are in regard to the Drilling and Spacing Unit applications submitted by 8 North LLC, a subsidiary of... read more →

Boulder County equipment testing completed for November 7 Election

October 13, 2017 Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. October 13, 2017Media Contact: Mircalla Wozniak, Communications Specialist, 303-413-7766 – Ballots and equipment... read more →

Ballots begin to be mailed beginning Monday, Oct. 16

October 13, 2017 style="border-collapse: collapse; vertical-align: top;" valign="top"> – Elections in Colorado are conducted by mail with Voter Service and Polling Centers available for those who... read more →

Professional Age Well Conference in Longmont, Friday, Nov. 3

October 10, 2017 Registration required - Event includes 10 sessions with local and national presenters - Join a network of businesses and... read more →

Ribbon Cutting for the Boulder County Recycling Center’s Capital Equipment Upgrades – Wednesday, Oct. 11 at 12 p.m.

October 9, 2017 Media Contacts: Cody Hoshide, Boulder County Resource Conservation Division, 720-564-2221 Harlin Savage, Eco-Cycle, 303-444-6634 Come Celebrate the Boulder County Recycling Center’s... read more →

Budget Office to present 2018 Recommended Budget to Boulder County Commissioners – Oct. 10

October 6, 2017 Budget Office to present 2018 Recommended Budget to Boulder County Commissioners - Tuesday, Oct. 10 Members of the public are invited... read more →

FREE bike or bus tours highlight planning in Boulder County on Saturday, Oct. 21

October 5, 2017 Join Boulder County, City of Louisville, City of Lafayette, and City of Superior planning staff members on a guided bike or bus tour of Southeast Boulder County on Oct. 21 to see examples of community planning in action. read more →

Housing Partnership Seeks Public Input on Regional Housing Plan

October 5, 2017 The public is invited to provide feedback on the Regional Housing Plan by Oct. 31 to be considered in revisions of the plan. read more →

2017 Land through the Lens Exhibit runs through Nov. 3

October 5, 2017 A juried show featuring Boulder County Parks & Open Space. A reception for the exhibit will be held on Friday, Oct. 13 and the exhibit will be on display at the Great Frame Up in Longmont through Nov. 3 read more →

Cone Zones: Railroad to repair crossings on Hygiene Road and 75th Street starting Oct . 9

October 5, 2017 Railroad to repair crossings on Hygiene Road and 75th Street; Work requires road closures starting Monday, Oct. 9BNSF completing crossing work... read more →

Planning Commission agenda for October 18, 2017

October 4, 2017 The next meeting of the Boulder County Planning Commission will be Wednesday, October 18, beginning at 1:30 p.m.: Boulder County CourthouseCommissioners'... read more →

Docket DC-17-0002: Amendments to the Boulder County Land Use Code for Parking-related Uses and Regulations

October 4, 2017 Review draft Land Use Code Text amendments regarding a Multimodal Parking Facility use definition and an accessory Parking use definition On... read more →

Boulder County Hosts Annual Junior and Senior Team Fishing Derby – Saturday, Oct. 14

October 3, 2017 Boulder County Hosts Annual Junior and Senior Team Fishing Derby Saturday, Oct. 14, 9:00 a.m. - noon (rain or shine) Wally Toevs... read more →

Now accepting applications for the 2018 Volunteer Naturalist training class

October 3, 2017 The application deadline is Nov. 10, or until class is full - Applications are now open for interested persons to join the 2018... read more →

Boulder County to test ballots and equipment for upcoming election

October 2, 2017 style="border-collapse: collapse; vertical-align: top;" valign="top">Boulder County – The Boulder County Elections Division will conduct a logic and accuracy test beginning on Tuesday,... read more →

Poverty simulation event scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 21, in Lafayette

September 28, 2017 Poverty simulation event scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 21, in Lafayette Reservations are required for this important community activity - Poverty is a complex issue... read more →

Boulder County Recycling Center Completes Major Upgrades

September 28, 2017 Residents and businesses can now recycle more types of plastics. View the new recycling guidelines and increase your recycling today! read more →

Registration open for “The Soil Revolution – Digging Deeper” conference

September 28, 2017 Registration open for "The Soil Revolution - Digging Deeper" conference Inviting farmers and ranchers of all scales and production systems - Registration is now... read more →

Community Meeting for St. Vrain Creek Reach 3 Flood Recovery Project on Wednesday, Oct. 4

September 27, 2017 - Boulder County Parks & Open Space staff will host a St. Vrain Creek Reach 3 Flood Recovery Project kick-off meeting from... read more →

Family caregiver training program begins Thursday, Oct. 12 in Longmont

September 26, 2017 Family caregiver training program begins Thursday, Oct. 12 in Longmont Registration required, classes held Thursday afternoons - The “National Caregiver Training Program,” offered by the... read more →

Boulder County Offers Funding for Zero Waste Programs

September 22, 2017 Boulder County Resource Conservation Division offers funding for zero waste programsCounty will allocate $50,000 for reuse, recycling, and composting programs ... read more →

Boulder County Parks & Open Space Hosts Autumn Heritage Day Sun., Sept. 24

September 22, 2017 - Boulder County Parks & Open Space will host the Autumn Heritage and Vintage Baseball Game Day on Sun., Sept. 24, 10... read more →

CONE ZONES: Magnolia Road one-day full closure September 28

September 22, 2017 Closure needed to accommodate concrete pour for guardrail footings – In order to safely pour and set the concrete needed for... read more →

Get involved and help bring new voices to local boards and commissions

September 22, 2017 Register for PERL by Friday, Sept. 29; Classes begin Oct. 5 - If you want to do more than talk with friends... read more →

Celebrate Bus to Work Day 2017 on Sept. 28 by taking a ride!

September 21, 2017 Events, including everyone’s favorite breakfast stations, will take place at various bus stops and stations. Visit the www.BusToWorkDay.org to learn about all the events and locations set up for those who choose transit over their cars. read more →

Workforce Boulder County Open House, Tuesday, Sept. 26 in Longmont

September 21, 2017 Workforce Boulder County does so much more than help people find a new job. To learn about all the services available, attend the Workforce Boulder County Open House in Longmont. read more →

‘Wildfire Partners’ Tour of Homes – Saturday, Sept. 30

September 20, 2017 On Saturday, Sept. 30, several Wildfire Partners are inviting interested neighbors and community members to come see mitigation work in action as part of the 2017 Wildfire Partners Tour of Homes. read more →

Boulder County updates Stormwater Quality Permit (SWQP) requirements

September 20, 2017 New requirements for construction projects are effective immediately - Boulder County recently updated components of its state and federally required Stormwater Quality... read more →

Magnolia Road guardrail replacement; Lane closures and one-day full closure

September 14, 2017 Work starts Sept. 18 - will take place on east end near Boulder Canyon Drive - Boulder County Transportation will begin a... read more →

Boulder County Raises Concerns About Oil and Gas Development Plans Submitted to the COGCC

September 13, 2017 We are gravely concerned by these two recent drilling and extraction proposals to develop oil and gas within unincorporated Boulder County. -Boulder County Commissioners read more →

Boulder County uses web-based portal to improve access to public records

September 13, 2017 Members of the public can use the new portal to submit a public records request, track its status, and download responsive records related to the Colorado Open Records Act read more →

Falls Prevention Week is Sept. 18-22 — Important help for older adults

September 13, 2017 Falls Prevention Week is Sept. 18-22 -- Important help for older adultsSpecial events taking place around Boulder County - Here in the U.S.,... read more →

New Motor Vehicle Self-Service Kiosk Launched at Boulder office of the Clerk & Recorder

September 11, 2017 Live demonstration of Kiosk Today at 4 p.m. – Boulder County Clerk residents can now renew their vehicle registration at a self-service... read more →

Free Backyard Compost Workshops held throughout Boulder County

September 11, 2017 – The Boulder County Resource Conservation Division is sponsoring four compost workshops in various locations throughout the county. These... read more →

City of Boulder and Boulder County finalize the Boulder Valley Comprehensive Plan

September 8, 2017 Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. | NEWS Sept. 8, 2017 Media Contacts: Gretchen King,... read more →

Boulder County Parks and Open Space Hosts Annual Crafts and Trades of Olden Days

September 7, 2017 EventSun., Sept. 10, at the Agricultural Heritage Center in Longmont - Boulder County Parks & Open Space will host the Annual Crafts... read more →

Notice to Property Owners who were denied a property value adjustment by the Boulder County Assessor’s Office

September 7, 2017 Petitions to the Board of Equalization for property owners who were denied a property valuation appeals adjustment are due Sept. 15. read more →

Boulder County Commissioners denounce Trump administration’s decision to rescind DACA

September 5, 2017 "We call on Congress to act immediately to shore up DACA and to allow its protections to continue for the young immigrants who are being unfairly impacted by this decision." read more →

Planning Commission agenda for Sept. 20, 2017, and Sept. 7 Subcommittee meeting information

September 1, 2017 The next regular monthly meeting of the Boulder County Planning Commission will be Wednesday, Sept. 20, beginning at 1:30 p.m.: Boulder... read more →

Community premier of the (In)visible Boulder County film, Thursday, Sept. 14

September 1, 2017 Event is free and also features a portrait gallery and community conversation about those living on the margins in today’s Boulder County. read more →

Public invited to participate in the formation of the 2018 Boulder County Budget

August 31, 2017 The 2018 Boulder County Budget will be formally adopted at a public meeting scheduled for 11 a.m. on Dec. 12. read more →

Boulder County, Lafayette, Louisville close on deal to acquire Mayhoffer farm

August 30, 2017 The property has long been valued as a land buffer between the communities of Lafayette and Louisville. read more →

Prescribed Burn Planned at Ron Stewart Preserve at Rabbit Mountain

August 29, 2017 Burn will take place Fri., Sept. 1, and/or Sat., Sept. 2, weather permitting - Boulder County Parks & Open Space and... read more →

Boulder County Recycling Center is Collecting Eclipse Glasses

August 28, 2017 - Through a partnership with Astronomers Without Borders, the for redistribution to Asian and South American schools during... read more →

Cone Zones: 95th Street Intersections Project and Associated Road Closures Restart Monday, Aug. 28

August 25, 2017 95th closed Valmont to Isabelle; Residential and emergency access only during work hours - The 95th Street Intersections Improvement Project will restart at... read more →

Old St. Vrain Road flood recovery project starts Monday, Aug. 21

August 17, 2017 New bridge southwest of the Town of Lyons off SH 7 being built to replace the structure destroyed during the 2013 flood - Boulder... read more →

Boulder County Sheriff’s Office Citizens’ Academy Accepting Applications

August 16, 2017 The citizens' academy is an opportunity to gain a better understanding of what law enforcement does - The Boulder... read more →

Public Hearing scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 15 to consider County Ballot Issues for 2017 Coordinated Election

August 15, 2017 Boulder County Ballot Issues & Measures Meetings are held in the Commissioners' Hearing Room, Downtown Courthouse, 3rd Floor, 1325 Pearl Street,... read more →

Boulder County Elected Leaders and Department Heads denounce White-Supremacist-motivated violence in Charlottesville, Va.

August 14, 2017 Boulder County Elected Leaders and Department Heads denounce white supremacist-motivated violence in Charlottesville, Va. - We, your Boulder County elected officials and... read more →

Cone Zone: Full closure of 95th Street starts Monday, Aug. 14

August 10, 2017 Road closed between Lookout and Valmont roads; Residential and emergency access only - The 95th Street Intersections Improvement Project requires the full... read more →

Closure Notice: Boulder County Clerk & Recorder’s offices will be closed to the public Wednesday, Aug. 16

August 8, 2017 Offices will reopen the following day at 8 a.m. - On Wednesday, Aug. 16, all Boulder County Clerk & Recorder’s offices will be... read more →

Boulder County Land Use office closure on Thursday, August 10

August 7, 2017 Boulder County Land Use office (including the building and planning divisions) will be closed on Thursday, August 10, 2017 for staff... read more →

Human services nonprofit agencies may now apply for 2018 Worthy Cause pool funding

August 4, 2017 Human services nonprofit agencies may now apply for 2018 Worthy Cause pool funding Deadline to apply is Sept. 14 - Boulder County’s 2018 Worthy... read more →

Boulder County Parks & Open Space Announces New Agricultural Resources Division Manager

August 3, 2017 Blake Cooper to join Boulder County on Aug. 7 - Blake Cooper will be joining the management team at Boulder County Parks &... read more →

Workforce Boulder County to honor GED graduates, Saturday, Aug. 12

August 3, 2017 Public is invited to the event at the Longmont Senior Center - Workforce Boulder County is hosting a ceremony on Saturday,... read more →

Cone Zone: East Arapahoe Road resurfacing project starts Monday, Aug. 7

August 3, 2017 Road reduced to one lane between Lakota Ranch Road and Erie town limits at times during work - Boulder County Transportation will... read more →

Boulder County’s Emergency Alert Notification System now offering severe weather alerts

August 1, 2017 - Boulder County residents and guests now have the ability to sign-up for free severe weather alerts through a new Smart... read more →

Prescribed burn planned at Ron Stewart Preserve at Rabbit Mountain starting Wednesday, Aug. 2

July 31, 2017 Prescribed Burn Planned at Ron Stewart Preserve at Rabbit Mountain The prescribed burn is scheduled to begin Wednesday, Aug. 2, weather... read more →

Boulder County Commissioners’ Decisions Regarding the 2015 Boulder Valley Comprehensive Plan (BVCP) Update

July 28, 2017 Board of County Commissioners' Decisions Regarding the 2015 Boulder Valley Comprehensive Plan (BVCP) Update Board of County Commissioners Public Meeting -... read more →

Boulder County Offers EnergySmart IQ: Benefits for Income Qualified Homeowners

July 27, 2017 Boulder County low- to middle-income residents can access significant rebates for home energy efficiency and solar upgrades while funds last.... read more →

Volunteers Needed: Tour Guides and House Docents at the Agricultural Heritage Center

July 26, 2017 Application deadline August 2 - Boulder County Parks & Open Space is now accepting applications for volunteer in Longmont. Volunteers... read more →

Land through the Lens Exhibit deadline for submissions Tuesday, Aug. 1

July 25, 2017 Land through the Lens Exhibit deadline for submissions Tuesday, Aug. 1 John Fielder to Serve as Prize Juror - Aug. 1 is... read more →

Cone Zones: East County Line Road paving project starts Friday, July 28

July 25, 2017 East County Line Road paving project starts July 28 Daytime, weekday road closures in different sections during project; Detours will be... read more →

Input sought on Voter Service Center locations for 2018

July 25, 2017 Boulder County Elections Division seeks input on Voter Service Center locations for 2018 – The Boulder County Elections Division is... read more →

Boulder County Sheriff’s Office Hosting National Night Out Events on Tuesday, Aug. 1

July 25, 2017 Boulder County Sheriff's Office Hosting National Night Out Events Free, family-friendly events will take place around the county on Tuesday, Aug.... read more →

Heil Valley Ranch Forestry Project Community Meeting Tuesday, Aug. 1, in Lyons

July 24, 2017 Pyrite Unit Fuels Reduction & Forest Restoration Project to take place this fall - Boulder County Parks & Open Space forestry staff will... read more →

Planning Commission Decisions Regarding the 2015 Boulder Valley Comprehensive Plan (BVCP) Update

July 21, 2017 On July 19, 2017, the Boulder County Planning Commission held a public meeting to deliberate and vote on the... read more →

Boulder County, Lafayette, Louisville propose plan to acquire Mayhoffer farm

July 21, 2017 (July 19, 2017) – Boulder County, the City of Lafayette, and the City of Louisville have proposed to... read more →

Mosquito Pool in Lafayette Tests Positive for West Nile Virus

July 20, 2017 Remember the 4Ds to stay safe and prevent illness - Boulder County Public Health has confirmed that mosquitoes in Lafayette have... read more →

Boulder County Public Health wins prestigious international award for excellence in food safety

July 20, 2017 - Boulder County Public Health has been recognized for the second time since 1992 as a leader in food safety for... read more →

Boulder County, Lafayette, Louisville propose plan to acquire Mayhoffer farm

July 19, 2017 (July 19, 2017) – In partnership together, Boulder County, the City of Lafayette, and the City of Louisville... read more →

Lafayette “No Fare Contest” winner announced

July 19, 2017 Lafayette residents and employees can receive a FREE $50 RTD MyRide transit pass - Thanks to Elise Rooney, Lafayette residents and employees... read more →

Boulder County releases new request for proposals for agricultural research

July 17, 2017 Deadline for submittals is August 22 - Boulder County Parks & Open Space staff has issued a new request for proposals (RFP) for... read more →

City of Lafayette, Boulder County, and BCHA Finalize Purchase of Land for Affordable Homes

July 13, 2017 Plans for the 24-acre parcel in east Lafayette represent successful regional housing partnership - The City of Lafayette, Boulder County, and the Boulder... read more →

Recruitment underway for advisory boards and commissions

July 7, 2017 Recruitment now underway for advisory boards and commissions Boulder County invites residents to voice opinions, provide guidance - Boulder County is seeking... read more →

Overland Loop trail at Heil Valley Ranch to open Wednesday, Aug. 9

July 7, 2017 Ribbon Cutting set for 4 p.m. at main trailhead - The new Overland Loop trail will be opened to the public following a... read more →

Reminder: Planning Commission (7/19) and County Commissioners (7/26) Public Meetings on BVCP Major Update; City of Boulder and Boulder County Comprehensive Development Plan IGA Renewal

July 5, 2017 Public meetings to deliberate and decide on items related to: Docket BVCP-15-0001: Boulder Valley Comprehensive Plan 2015 Major Update Docket IGA-17-0001:... read more →

Training program for family caregivers begins Thursday, July 20, in Boulder

June 30, 2017 Seven-week class designed for those providing local or long-distance care - Boulder County Area Agency on Aging, a Division of Community Services, offers... read more →

Boulder County enacting stage 1 fire restrictions

June 29, 2017 Forecast for hot temperatures and dry conditions has increased fire danger - Sheriff Joe Pelle will be enacting Stage 1... read more →

Discount Electric Bike Purchase Program

June 28, 2017 Launches June 28 Boulder County residents can access significant discounts for electric bikes -- By reducing the price and helping to spread... read more →

IBM Connector Trail now open connecting Gunbarrel to Boulder Reservoir

June 27, 2017 Part of Longmont-to-Boulder trail system to officially open to cyclists and pedestrians just in time for Bike to Work Day! ... read more →

Commissioners to consider resolution declaring commitment to Paris Climate Agreement

June 23, 2017 - The Boulder County Commissioners will hold a Public Meeting on June 27 to consider adopting a resolution declaring Boulder County’s commitment... read more →

Community Meeting to discuss prescribed fire for Ron Stewart Preserve at Rabbit Mountain

June 22, 2017 Community Meeting to discuss prescribed fire for Ron Stewart Preserve at Rabbit MountainWednesday, June 28, 6:30 - 8 p.m. in Longmont - Boulder County Parks... read more →

95th Street daytime, weekday closure –Valmont to Lookout Road – starts June 26

June 21, 2017 95th Street daytime, weekday closure –Valmont to Lookout Road - starts June 26Resurfacing and intersection improvement project; Travel restrictions will vary... read more →

Lagerman Agricultural Preserve to open Monday, June 26

June 20, 2017 Lagerman Agricultural Preserve to open June 26Celebration of New Open Sky Loop set for 9 a.m. - Lagerman Reservoir, located just west of... read more →

Help shape the future of Arapahoe Road/SH 7 at an open house June 26

June 20, 2017 County seeking feedback on alternative designs to enhance walking, biking, and transit - Boulder County Transportation and its consultants will host an... read more →

North 83rd Street culvert replacement and resurfacing project starts June 21

June 19, 2017 Lane reductions and road closures planned to accommodate construction - Boulder County Transportation will begin a culvert replacement and roadway resurfacing project... read more →

Boulder County continues review of Elk & Vegetation Management Plan on Rabbit Mountain Open Space – June 20

June 12, 2017 Boulder County continues review of Elk & Vegetation Management Plan on Rabbit Mountain Open Space Board of County Commissioners to accept... read more →

Boulder County honors those who have prevented elder abuse, Thursday, June 15

June 9, 2017 Boulder County honors those who have prevented elder abuse, Thursday, June 15 Event is part of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day - Elder... read more →

Left Hand Outdoor Challenge Now Accepting Applications for Teens

June 8, 2017 - The Left Hand Outdoor Challenge (LHOC) is now accepting applications for its sixth season. This free program is designed for Boulder... read more →

The Stories of the Unseen — Front Range Community College in Longmont Shows (In)visible Boulder County Film and Photographs in June

June 7, 2017 The Stories of the Unseen... Front Range Community College in Longmont Shows (In)visible Boulder County Film and Photographs in June The filmnge-community-college-in-longmont-shows-invisible-boulder-county-film-and-photographs-in-june/">read more →

2017 FREE Hessie Trailhead weekend shuttle running now

June 7, 2017 2017 FREE Hessie Trailhead weekend shuttle Nederland Park-n-Ride is the pick-up/drop-off location; shuttles run every 15-20 minutes - Boulder County will again... read more →

Planning Commission and Board of County Commissioners to hold Joint Public Hearing– Wednesday, June 28

June 5, 2017 Boulder County Planning Commission and Board of County Commissioners to Hold Joint Public Hearing – Wednesday, June 28, beginning at... read more →

Boulder County Child Care Assistance Program Goes to Wait List, Gets Boost from Human Services Safety Net

June 1, 2017 Human Services Safety Net initiative will help maintain higher levels of enrollment in Child Care Assistance Program ... read more →

Chip sealing of county roads starts Monday, June 5

June 1, 2017 Avoid construction zones, if possible - Boulder County’s Transportation Maintenance Division will begin annual chip seal work on county roadways on Monday, June... read more →

Reopening of Dillon Road between US 287 and 120th Street

June 1, 2017 Road had been closed since 2013 Flood - Boulder County Transportation has completed its flood recovery work on Dillon Road at Rock... read more →

Contest now open offering $5,000 for ideas to increase transit ridership in Lafayette

May 30, 2017 Submissions must be received by June 23 - Boulder County Transportation is sponsoring a Lafayette “No Fare Contest” to seek... read more →

Boulder County Parks & Open Space Hosts Catfish Night on Friday, June 9

May 30, 2017 - Summer Catfish Night is an opportunity for anglers to fish at night when Stearns Lake is usually closed. Catfish Night will.... read more →

Boulder County Parks & Open Space Seeking Volunteer Angler Hosts

May 25, 2017 Deadline to apply is June 3, training day is June 10 - The Boulder County Parks & Open Space Department is... read more →

Nederland Mining Museum Opens for the Season on Friday, June 2

May 24, 2017 - The Nederland Mining Museum will open for the season on Friday, June 2. The museum offers a glimpse into the world... read more →

Dedication of “Ron Stewart” Parks Administrative Building & Rabbit Mountain Open Space

May 23, 2017 Naming Dedication Ceremonies and Ribbon Cuttings forRetired Open Space Director, Ron Stewart All are welcome to attend either or both ceremonies... read more →

Help caregivers thrive – Sign up today for family caregiver training course in Longmont

May 19, 2017 Sign up today for family caregiver training course in Longmont - Help caregivers thriveClasses on Tuesdays, June 6 – July 18,... read more →

Boulder County accepting written public comment on revised Elk Management Plan

May 18, 2017 Revised plan will be presented to POSAC on Thurs., May 25. - Boulder County Parks & Open Space has posted.... read more →

Wagonwheel Gap Road and Fourmile Canyon Creek flood recovery work starts May 22

May 18, 2017 Expect travel delays throughout the project - Boulder County Transportation and its project partner and contractor SEMA Construction, Inc. (SEMA) will... read more →

2017 Land through the Lens Exhibit – Call for Entries

May 18, 2017 2017 Land through the Lens Exhibit - Call for Entries First photo session Sat., May 20. Registration Open! - Boulder County Parks... read more →

County Commissioners sign letter to Governor Hickenlooper regarding the Martinez v. COGCC Appeal

May 16, 2017 Letter was jointly signed by local elected officials and community leaders and sent to the governor on May 15, 2017We respectfully... read more →

Lawnmower exchange, transportation challenge offer chances to boost air quality

May 16, 2017 Events aim to empower residents to reduce pollution that fuels climate change, poor air quality – Boulder County Public Health... read more →

North 71st Street flood recovery reconstruction project starts May 18

May 15, 2017 Road closed to through traffic between Highway 52 and Lookout Road - In order to accommodate a flood recovery-related culvert installation project... read more →

Boulder County releases new video: Parks & Open Space Founders’ Legacy

May 12, 2017 Boulder County releases new video: Parks & Open Space Founders' Legacy. - The Boulder County Parks & Open Space department recently... read more →

The deadline to file property value appeals is June 1

May 12, 2017 Property owners can file an appeal if they believe their property has not been valued appropriately based on market values... read more →

CONE ZONE: East County Line Road flood recovery reconstruction project starts May 15

May 11, 2017 Expect occasional lane-closures - Boulder County Transportation will begin a flood recovery project at the East County Line Road bridge over Boulder... read more →

Cone Zones: James Canyon & James Creek flood recovery work begins week of May 15

May 11, 2017 Road will be reduced to one lane in multiple locations during project - Boulder County Transportation and its project partner and contractor Kelley... read more →

Meeting to discuss national study that documents 2013 Flood recovery efforts May 17

May 11, 2017 - The 2013 Flood greatly impacted Boulder County and the surrounding region, and parts of the county are still in recovery nearly... read more →

Boulder District Attorney seeks Information on Recent Mailing to Residents

May 11, 2017 () -- District Attorney Stan Garnett is asking residents to reach out to the Community Protection Division of his office... read more →

Public hearing for proposed Floodplain Map and Code Amendments – Tuesday, May 16

May 9, 2017 Board of County Commissioners public hearing for proposed Floodplain Map and Code Amendments - Tuesday, May 16 Staff Recommendation to the... read more →

Wave of Scam Calls Hits Boulder County

May 4, 2017 New Wave of Bogus Law Enforcement Calls targets Boulder County Residents() -- District Attorney Stan Garnett is warning residents of Boulder County... read more →

Boulder County Community Forestry Sort Yards open for the season

May 3, 2017 Boulder County Community Forestry Sort Yards opening for the season Free slash and log disposal available at Allenspark and Nederland sort... read more →

County Commissioners call oil and gas operators in Boulder County to guarantee the safety of existing wells and pipelines

May 3, 2017 Statement from the Board of County CommissionersThe tragic home explosion in Firestone is a poignant example of how important it... read more →

Boulder County Floodplain Mapping Project public meeting May 9

May 2, 2017 Draft maps currently available online - Boulder County Transportation and the State of Colorado will host a public meeting to present draft floodplain... read more →

County Commissioners reject sustainable agricultural research proposals

May 2, 2017 Sustainable agricultural research proposals rejectedNew request for proposals to be issued later this month - After review and analysis, Boulder County staff recommended... read more →

Caregiving Symposium, Tuesday, May 16 — Information and support for family caregivers

May 1, 2017 Complimentary lunch included if registered by May 8 The 12th Annual Caregiving Symposium, sponsored by Boulder County Area Agency on Aging,... read more →

Cat tests positive for plague in Longmont

May 1, 2017 Protect yourself and pets as spring, summer bring increase in animal-borne diseases Boulder County Public Health (BCPH) is reminding residents to... read more →

County Commissioners declare May “Older Americans’ Month” in Boulder County

May 1, 2017 Boulder County AAA and local senior centers celebrate those who "Age Out Loud" As part of a nationwide declaration, the Boulder... read more →

Assessor’s Office mails Notices of Value to all property owners on May 1

April 28, 2017 - The Boulder County Assessor’s Office has completed its reappraisal of all property in Boulder County and will be mailing... read more →

Boulder County Assessor’s Office will be mailing notices of value to all property owners on May 1

April 28, 2017 ** Note: This version contains a correction in the example amount of a home value change between a comparison house in... read more →

The Boulder County Assessor’s Office will be mailing notices of value to all property owners on May 1

April 28, 2017 - The Boulder County Assessor’s Office has completed its reappraisal of all property in Boulder County and will be... read more →

Commissioners Announce 2017 Volunteer Awards during National Volunteer Week

April 27, 2017 The Boulder County Commissioners celebrated the important role volunteers play in the community by hosting a volunteer recognition event on April... read more →

County Commissioners call on all oil and gas operators in Boulder County to shut down their vertical wells

April 27, 2017 County Commissioners call on all oil and gas operators in Boulder County to shut down their vertical wells () -- On Wednesday, April... read more →

Boulder County Commissioners pledge to continue to protect public health, safety, and the environment from local oil & gas development

April 25, 2017 At a public meeting on April 25, 2017, the Board of County Commissioners and staff rolled out plans to address the... read more →

Kestrel Affordable Housing Community to Receive Metro Vision Award

April 24, 2017 Award recognizes Louisville development for advancing a positive vision of Metro Denver’s future. - The Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG) is... read more →

Public Meeting on Oil & Gas Development – April 25

April 21, 2017 Public Meeting on Oil & Gas Development - April 25 County Commissioners to review multi-pronged approach to addressing potential public health... read more →

Residents can help shape the future of Arapahoe Road/State Hwy 7 at April 26 public meeting

April 21, 2017 County seeking feedback on recent studies - Boulder County Transportation will host a public meeting to present information and collect feedback on recent... read more →

Rabbit Mountain Elk Management Plan POSAC Hearing April 27

April 19, 2017 Online speaker signup for public testimony begins Thursday, April 20, at noon - The Parks & Open Space Advisory Committee (POSAC)... read more →

The story of the unseen — (In)visible Boulder County film shows this weekend in Boulder and Longmont

April 19, 2017 The story of the unseen -- (In)visible Boulder County film shows this weekend in Boulder and Longmont With the Resonance Women’s.... read more →

Boulder County to launch refreshed website on Wednesday, April 19

April 17, 2017 Boulder County to launch refreshed website on April 19The updated website will include a more mobile-friendly platform and a streamlined navigation... read more →

Free Backyard Compost Workshops held throughout Boulder County

April 14, 2017 These events are free and open to the public – The Boulder County Resource Conservation Division is sponsoring seven... read more →

Boulder County Commissioners to read to Head Start classes – April 18 and 21

April 14, 2017 Boulder County Commissioners to read to Head Start classes April 18 and 21 Part of the One Book 4 Colorado program that... read more →

Public Hearing for Proposed Floodplain Map and Code Amendments – Wednesday, April 19

April 14, 2017 Public Hearing for Proposed Floodplain Map and Code Amendments – Wednesday, April 19The estimated start time of these agenda items is... read more →

Boulder County Parks & Open Space Annual Senior Fish-off, Fri., April 21

April 13, 2017 Boulder County Parks & Open Space Annual Senior Fish-off, Fri., April 21 6:30 - 10 a.m. at Walden Ponds Wildlife Habitat... read more →

Boulder County Parks & Open Space Seeking Volunteers

April 13, 2017 Boulder County Parks & Open Space Seeking VolunteersCultural History Volunteers, Angler Hosts, and Mining Museum Guides WantedBoulder County Parks and Open... read more →

Volunteer Program Enrichment Awards Ceremony on Thursday, April 27

April 13, 2017 RSVP by Thursday, April 20 - The Boulder County Commissioners will celebrate the important role volunteers play in the community by... read more →

Parks & Open Space Land Conservation Awards Ceremony Wednesday, April 26

April 7, 2017 Parks & Open Space Land Conservation Awards Ceremony Wednesday, April 26 Awards to be presented at Parks & Open Space headquarters... read more →

Commissioners Honor Outstanding County Programs at Annual Pinnacle Awards

April 7, 2017 This year there were 15 finalist projects chosen to be highlighted and considered for top awards. - Each year, the Board.... read more →

Boulder County is now offering FREE bike racks to local businesses

April 6, 2017 - Boulder County is launching a program to provide free bike racks and installation assistance to businesses throughout the county. Just... read more →

Pella Crossing Opening Ceremony Rescheduled to April 26, 4:30 p.m.

April 4, 2017 Soggy conditions have delayed work and postponed the reopening of the open space property near Hygiene - Work delays and concerns for trail, located just west of Longmont, to April 26 at 4:3 More information about the site can be found at www.BoulderCountyOpenSpace.org/pella.

THRIVE Conference Saturday, April 8 – Helping residents with low-income build assets

March 30, 2017 THRIVE Conference Saturday, April 8 — Helping residents with low-income build assets Registration required for this bilingual event - The second annual THRIVE bilingual conference... read more →

Diabetes Prevention Program offered by Area Agency on Aging

March 29, 2017 Prevention program begins in late April; Information session Tuesday, April 11 - Did you know that one-in-three Coloradans have pre-diabetes? Left... read more →

Boulder Creek Path extension project open house Wednesday, April 5

March 29, 2017 County seeking feedback on draft plans - Boulder County Transportation will host an open house to present draft plans for extending... read more →

Caring for LGBT Elders: Project Visibility Training will be held Thursday, April 13 in Lafayette

March 28, 2017 Registration required by April 6 - The Boulder County Area Agency on Aging (AAA) is hosting a Project Visibility community-based training on Thursday,.... read more →

Family caregiver training program begins Thursday, April 13 in Longmont

March 24, 2017 Registration required, classes held Thursday afternoons – The “National Caregiver Training Program,” offered by the Boulder County Area Agency on Aging, a... read more →

Agricultural Heritage Center opens Saturday, April 1 for the 2017 season

March 24, 2017 The center will be open Fri. through Sun., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. - The Agricultural Heritage Center at the Lohr/McIntosh Farm, 8348 Ute... read more →

The deadline for filing Business Personal Property Declarations is approaching

March 23, 2017 Business owners have until April 18 to file their 2017 Business Personal Property Declarations The Boulder County Assessor's Office is... read more →

Boulder County adopts strongest set of regulations on oil and gas development in the State of Colorado

March 23, 2017 Boulder County adopts the strongest set of regulations on oil and gas development in the State of Colorado The regulations will... read more →

New climate change pilot project to begin with analysis of carbon sequestration feasibility

March 23, 2017 Board of County Commissioners awards project contract to CSU’s National Resource Ecology Lab - To effectively address climate change and reduce.... read more →

Sunshine Fire marks the start of wildfire mitigation season

March 23, 2017 Boulder County launches 2017 wildfire mitigation assistance programs for residents - The Sunshine Fire, fire bans, and red flag warnings are... read more →

Pella Crossing Open Space to re-open on Wednesday, April 12

March 22, 2017 Pella Crossing Open Space to open April 12Grand Reopening Celebration set for 4 p.m. - Pella Crossing Open Space, located just west of... read more →

Parks & Open Space Hosts Open House April 6 – Draft Rabbit Mountain Elk Management Plan

March 22, 2017 Parks & Open Space Hosts Open House April 6 – Draft Rabbit Mountain Elk Management PlanBoulder County Staff seeks public comment.... read more →

Boulder County Commissioners to review oil and gas development regulations – Thursday, March 23

March 22, 2017 Boulder County Commissioners to review oil and gas development regulations - March 23 Public Meeting of the County Commissioners to consider... read more →

Consumer and Business Advisory from District Attorney Stan Garnett

March 11, 2017 () -- Fake Phone Solicitations Purporting to be from Xcel Energy Boulder County residents and business owners have reported to... read more →

Parks & Open Space Now Accepting Applications for Volunteer Pollinator Monitors

March 10, 2017 Parks & Open Space Now Accepting Applications for Volunteer Pollinator MonitorsApplication deadline is March 17 - Boulder County Parks & Open Space is... read more →

Cone Zones: Culvert replacement at N. 75th Street and Valmont Road

March 10, 2017 Culvert replacement at 75th St. and Valmont Rd.Expect travel delays in all directions from March 13 - 17 – A culvert... read more →

Boulder County Files Motion to Dismiss State of Colorado’s Complaint (Oil & Gas Moratorium)

March 8, 2017 Boulder County Files Motion to Dismiss State of Colorado’s Complaint (Oil & Gas Moratorium) - The Boulder County Attorney's Office has... read more →

Poverty simulation event scheduled for Sunday, March 19

March 7, 2017 To make a difference, understand the problem -- Attend a poverty simulation event Sunday, March 19Reservations are required for this important... read more →

Workforce Boulder County Youth Hiring Event (in Longmont) – Thursday, March 23

March 7, 2017 Workforce Boulder County hosts Youth Hiring Event Thursday, March 23, in LongmontTeens invited to apply for summer jobs with the Boulder.... read more →

Boulder County partners with the Center for ReSource Conservation to help low-income residents with energy upgrades

March 6, 2017 EnergySmart and Conservation for All programs collaborate to provide homeowners a way to give rebate dollars to low-income neighbors - Boulder County has... read more →

Boulder County Awards Sustainability Grants to Local Communities

March 2, 2017 - The Boulder County Commissioners have announced the recipients of 2017 Environmental Sustainability Grants. Recipients include the following communities in Boulder County:... read more →

Boulder County Responds to Oil & Gas Industry’s Intervention on Lawsuit Filed by the Colorado Attorney General

February 28, 2017 Boulder County Responds to Oil & Gas Industry's Intervention on Lawsuit Filed by theColorado Attorney General**Correction included in Statement from the... read more →

Boulder County continues review of oil and gas development regulations

February 27, 2017 Board of County Commissioners to accept public testimony at a hearing on March 14 - The Board of County Commissioners have scheduled two... read more →

Boulder County Issues RFP for the Operation of the Boulder County Recycling Center

February 24, 2017 - The Boulder County Administrative Services Department has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for the continued operation of the Boulder... read more →

Parks & Open Space seeking Cultural Program Educators volunteers

February 24, 2017 Parks & Open Space seeking Cultural Program Educators volunteers Application deadline March 20. Training class April 6. - Boulder County Parks &... read more →

Soil Health Conference scheduled for Thursday March 9

February 22, 2017 Topics include current science, indicators, and benefits of soil health - The 2017 Soil Health Conference will take place Thursday March 9,.... read more →

Neighborhood meeting for Cold Springs Fire community members Feb. 27

February 21, 2017 - A neighborhood meeting has been scheduled for Monday, Feb. 27 for the residents who live within and adjacent to the... read more →

Floodplain Mapping Project public meeting Feb. 23

February 16, 2017 Floodplain Mapping Project public meeting on Thursday, Feb. 23Draft maps currently available online - Boulder County Transportation and the State of Colorado has... read more →

Boulder County Responds to Lawsuit Filed by the Colorado Attorney General

February 14, 2017 Boulder County Responds to Lawsuit Filed by theColorado Attorney GeneralStatement from the Boulder County Commissioners Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017 The Colorado Attorney... read more →

Get involved, help bring new voices to local boards and commissions

February 14, 2017 -- PERL now recruiting Register by Tuesday, Feb. 28; Classes begin March 7 - You see it everywhere these days. People want to.... read more →

Advisory from the Community Protection Division of the District Attorney’s Office

February 10, 2017 Advisory from the Community Protection Division of the District Attorney's OfficeSolicitations have been made to obtain “Deeds” to property - Boulder County residents... read more →

North Foothills Prescribed Burn Window Set for Feb. 13 – 24

February 9, 2017 Possible Burns at Heil Valley Ranch and Hall Ranch Open Space - Boulder County Parks & Open Space and the Boulder... read more →

Training Course in Boulder to Help Family Caregivers Thrive

February 8, 2017 Registration required, classes start Tuesday, Feb. 28 - “Powerful Tools for Caregivers,” a 15-hour course sponsored by the Boulder County Area Agency on... read more →

Boulder County seeking proposals for agriculture research project

February 6, 2017 Mandatory pre-bid meeting Tuesday, Feb. 28 - Boulder County is seeking qualified companies, organizations, and vendors to submit proposals for the... read more →

From Our Lands to Your Hands Family farm event set for Feb. 22

February 6, 2017 From Our Lands to Your Hands Family farm event on Wednesday, Feb. 22Event will be held at Boulder County Fairgrounds, Exhibit... read more →

Boulder County Awards Funding for Zero Waste Programs

February 3, 2017 – The Boulder County Board of County Commissioners awarded $49,040 to nine waste reduction programs on Jan. 12 as... read more →

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Report Now Available for Viewing

February 2, 2017 Improving timeliness, reducing stigma, and increasing early detection are among recommendations - A group of Boulder County organizations has released the... read more →

Boulder County’s EnergySmart program launches a new Electric Vehicle advising service

February 1, 2017 - Boulder County’s EnergySmart service is now offering the nation’s first government-sponsored electric vehicle personal advising service. This free service assists residents... read more →

Boulder County Responds to Colorado Attorney General on Oil & Gas Moratorium

January 28, 2017 Boulder County Responds to Colorado Attorney General County Attorney responds to Colorado AG's request that Boulder County rescind its temporary moratorium... read more →

Walk-In Health Coverage Enrollment Event and Resource Fair on Jan. 28

January 25, 2017 Enrollment Deadline for 2017 Health Coverage is Tuesday, Jan. 31 - Boulder County will host a final walk-in health coverage enrollment event and... read more →

Now Accepting Applications for 2017 Artist-in-Residence Program

January 23, 2017 Online applications will be accepted until Feb. 15. - The Parks & Open Space Department is now accepting applications for the... read more →

Commissioners reaffirm commitment to protecting residents and the environment

January 19, 2017 Resolution 2017-26 was approved unanimously by the Board - Boulder County Commissioners along with heads of county departments and other county elected officials... read more →

Make a difference – Become a Boulder County juvenile mentor

January 18, 2017 Provide a positive role model and help change the life of a local teenager - The Boulder County Youth Mentoring Program is looking... read more →

Boulder County planning to install real-time bus schedule displays at area stops

January 18, 2017 Take a survey by Jan. 27 and you may win a $25 gift card - Thanks to grant funds, Boulder County will be... read more →

The Hero’s Journey of the Caregiver workshop begins in February

January 17, 2017 Saturday, Feb. 4, and Saturday, Feb. 11, in Longmont - The Boulder County Area Agency on Aging, a Division of Community Services, is... read more →

Youth Corps participant Jake Drewes to be recognized at Colorado State Capitol

January 17, 2017 Awards ceremony celebrates youth work experience and commitment to Colorado’s natural resources - On Monday, Jan. 23, the Colorado Youth Corps Association (CYCA)... read more →

Nominations are now being accepted for the Land Conservation Awards

January 17, 2017 Nominations now accepted for the 2017 Land Conservation Awards Nominations accepted through Jan. 31 - The Boulder County Parks & Open... read more →

The (In)visible Boulder County Photo Exhibit at the Boulder County Courthouse — Telling the Story of the Unseen

January 13, 2017 Telling the Story of the Unseen -- The (In)visible Boulder County photo exhibit now showing at the Boulder County Courthouse Photos on... read more →

Food Assistance Gains Seen Across Colorado; More Progress Needed

January 10, 2017 Colorado’s improvement is 11th best in the U.S.; Boulder County organizations collaborating on outreach - Enrollment in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, (SNAP,... read more →

Public Health Partners with Law Enforcement Agencies to Prevent Opioid Overdoses

January 9, 2017 Boulder County Officials from eight agencies to receive training on administering overdose reversal drug naloxone - Boulder County Public Health will provide training... read more →

Forest slash pile burning season on Boulder County Open Space begins Thurs., Jan. 5

January 4, 2017 Forest slash pile burning season begins Thursday, Jan. 5First burn Thurs., Jan. 5, at Hall Ranch (west of Lyons), weather permitting -... read more →

Caring for LGBT Elders: Project Visibility Training to be held Thursday, Jan. 26

January 3, 2017 Registration required by Jan. 20 - Boulder County Area Agency on Aging is hosting a Project Visibility community-based training on Thursday, Jan. 26... read more →

Boulder County named a Silver Bicycle Friendly Business by the League of American Bicyclists

January 3, 2017 - On Dec. 21, 2016, the League of American Bicyclists (League) recognized Boulder County with a Silver Bicycle Friendly Business (BFB) award,... read more →
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Boulder County Commissioners respond to Colorado Supreme Court’s Decision not to Hear Appeal of Road Case

December 19, 2016 Plaintiffs-Appellants (Wibby et al.) v. Boulder County Board of County Commissioners -- In June of this year, the Colorado Court of Appeals... read more →

Boulder County donates 10,000 pounds of locally grown pinto beans to Community Food Share

December 19, 2016 Beans grown on county open space agricultural lands will be distributed to local families.Media Invitation: Boulder County Parks & Open Space Agricultural... read more →

Boulder County’s Family to Family Holiday Program Still Needs Donations

December 16, 2016 Holiday gift-giving program for low-income residents is $15K short of goal - Boulder County’s Family to Family program is still seeking donations... read more →

Boulder County Commissioners appoint Cindy Braddock as County Assessor

December 15, 2016 Appointment follows decision by current Boulder County Assessor Jerry Roberts to retire in January() -- The Board of County Commissioners today... read more →

County Officials Review Study on Jail Overcrowding in Boulder County

December 14, 2016 The study used evidenced-based practices to examine the best use of county resources to ensure public safety and reduce recidivism... read more →

Boulder County seeking public comment on Sustainable Agriculture Research and Innovation Initiative

December 14, 2016 Comments are due by Friday, Dec. 30. - Boulder County Parks & Open Space is seeking public comment on the Sustainable Agriculture Research... read more →

County Commissioners extend temporary moratorium on new oil and gas permit applications to May 1, 2017

December 13, 2016 Staff Given Additional Time to Finish Oil and Gas Development Regulations – At a public hearing on Dec. 13, county... read more →

Boulder County adopts $422.5 million budget for 2017

December 13, 2016 Boulder County adopts $422.5 million budget for 2017 - The Boulder County Commissioners have adopted a budget of $422.5 million for 2017, down... read more →

MEDIA ADVISORY – Lefthand Canyon ribbon cutting ceremony Friday, Dec. 16

December 12, 2016 Lefthand Canyon ribbon cutting ceremony Friday, Dec. 16 - Boulder County will host a ribbon cutting ceremony from 1 to 2 p.m. on... read more →

Public Hearing to Consider Status of Temporary Moratorium on the Processing of New Oil and Gas Permits

December 8, 2016 Public comment for the 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 13 hearing will be taken in written form – At a public... read more →

Trip Tracker Program sees amazing results during 2015-16 school year

December 7, 2016 Participants from five St. Vrain Valley school took 92,442 green trips - Boulder County Transportation’s Trip Tracker Program, which encourages school communities to... read more →

Floodplain Mapping public meeting about segments of St. Vrain Creek set for Tuesday, Dec. 13

December 6, 2016 Presentation followed by hands-on map review with state and county staff - Boulder County Transportation and the State of Colorado will host a... read more →

Recruitment now underway for advisory boards and commissions

December 5, 2016 Boulder County invites residents to voice opinions, provide guidance - Boulder County is seeking volunteers who would like to voice their opinions and.... read more →

Boulder County Commissioners announce process for filling vacancy for County Assessor

December 2, 2016 Qualified candidates are invited to submit letters of interest by deadline of 5 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 12, 2016() -- After... read more →

Railroad crossing quiet zone public meeting Dec. 7 in Niwot

December 1, 2016 Community feedback is welcomed - Boulder County Transportation will host a public meeting to present information and gather community input regarding efforts to... read more →

Heil Valley Ranch Prescribed Burn Window Set for Nov. 28 – Dec. 14

November 22, 2016 Heil Valley Ranch will be closed during active ignition days - Boulder County Parks & Open Space and the Boulder County.... read more →

Boulder County Holiday Giving Programs Provide Donors with a Range of Choices to Help Others

November 18, 2016 Programs support families, children, seniors, seasonal workers, and others in needBoulder County residents who want to help low-income neighbors celebrate the... read more →

Boulder County Commissioners extend temporary moratorium on processing oil and gas development applications

November 17, 2016 County Commissioners extend temporary moratorium on processing oil and gas development applications Public hearing scheduled for Dec. 13 to consider status of... read more →

St. Vrain Community Hub officially the first LEED Platinum building in Longmont

November 17, 2016 The St. Vrain Community Hub’s environmentally sustainable measures are numerous - Boulder County has officially been awarded LEED Platinum status for the St.... read more →

Boulder County Assessor Jerry Roberts announces his retirement

November 17, 2016 Boulder County Assessor Jerry Roberts to retire in January 2017 State law gives County Commissioners the role of filling the vacancy.... read more →

Sixteenth Annual Lavender Gala takes Place Sunday, Dec. 4

November 16, 2016 RSVP by Nov. 30 for this festive holiday event specifically geared to affirm the lives of Boulder County LGBT older.... read more →

PIE program celebrates 15-year anniversary

November 15, 2016 Joint program of Foothills United Way and Boulder County Community Action Programs promotes financial education and savings - Foothills United Way,... read more →

Reminder: Staff Report and Online Registration Available for Oil and Gas Public Hearing – 12 p.m., Nov. 15

November 14, 2016 Staff Report and Online Registration Available for Nov. 15 - Oil and Gas Public Hearing Boulder County Commissioners to hold public... read more →

Wildfire Partners Recognized as Model Community Wildfire Mitigation Program

November 14, 2016 The Rocky Mountain Insurance Information Association (RMIIA) is honoring Wildfire Partners with its annual Alan Miller Spirit Award - Eight Nederland homeowners credit... read more →

Boulder County’s General Election Audit Open to the Public

November 11, 2016 Boulder County – The public is invited to observe the Boulder County Election Division’s 2016 General Election voting equipment audit beginning... read more →

Election Day Unofficial Results – Wednesday Update

November 10, 2016 style="border-collapse: collapse; vertical-align: top;" valign="top">Boulder County – The Boulder County Elections Division has finished tallying results for 181,115 ballots for the 2016... read more →

Boulder County Seeks Volunteers to join the Citizen Ranger Corps

November 9, 2016 Application deadline is Friday, Nov. 18. - Boulder County is now accepting applications for volunteers to join the Citizen Ranger Corps. Volunteers with the... read more →

Voter Options Now through Tuesday, November 8

November 4, 2016 style="border-collapse: collapse; vertical-align: top;" valign="top"> – Boulder County offers voters many ways to return their mail ballot or vote in-person between now and.... read more →

2016 Prairie Dog Management Stakeholder Update Public Meeting Nov. 16

November 4, 2016 2016 Prairie Dog Management Update Public Meeting - Wednesday, Nov. 16Update on prairie dog and habitat management on county open space... read more →

Advance directives for LGBT older adults — Planning workshop on Saturday, Nov. 19 in Longmont

November 4, 2016 Advance directives for LGBT older adults -- Planning workshop on Saturday, Nov. 19 Space is limited, registration required - The Boulder County... read more →

Drive-by Ballot Drop-off locations open Friday

November 2, 2016 style="border-collapse: collapse; vertical-align: top;" valign="top"> – In addition to the twelve 24-hour ballot drop boxes already in operation, the Boulder County Elections... read more →

Teen Substance Abuse Town Hall, Tuesday, Nov. 15, in Longmont

November 2, 2016 Teen Substance Abuse Town HallTuesday, Nov. 15, in Longmont How to talk with kids about alcohol and drugs - Learn about current trends... read more →

Online registration available to sign-up in advance to speak at oil and gas public hearing on Nov. 15

November 1, 2016 Online Registration Available to Sign-Up in Advance to Speak at Oil and Gas Public HearingBoulder County Commissioners to hold public hearing.... read more →

Discount Electric Car Purchase Program Launches Nov. 1

November 1, 2016 Boulder County residents can access limited time discounts for electric vehicles - Boulder County and its municipalities are providing another reason to purchase... read more →

St. Vrain Creek “Reach 3” Check-In Meeting set for Monday, Nov. 7

October 31, 2016 St. Vrain Creek “Reach 3” Public Meeting set for Monday, Nov. 7Focus on ideas and concerns from stakeholders - Boulder County Parks &... read more →

Monday is the last day to request a mail ballot

October 28, 2016 Boulder County – Monday, October 31 is the last day for a voter to register or change their voter mailing... read more →

Statement from the County Commissioners regarding Mayhoffer property (AKA Kerr Estates)

October 28, 2016 Statement from the Board of County Commissioners regarding Mayhoffer property (AKA Kerr Estates) Commissioners respond to public concerns over potential development... read more →

Applications for 2017 Volunteer Naturalist class are now being accepted

October 25, 2016 Applications for the 2017 Volunteer Naturalist training class no being acceptedApplication Deadline is Nov. 11 - Boulder County Parks & Open Space is... read more →

Boulder County Elections to host webinar on post-election and election night reporting information

October 21, 2016 style="border-collapse: collapse; vertical-align: top;" valign="top">Boulder County – Boulder County Clerk & Recorder Hillary Hall will host a webinar to help explain... read more →

Boulder County equipment testing completed for 2016 General Election

October 21, 2016 -- Representatives from the local Democratic and Republican parties signed off on the completed Logic and Accuracy test today and confirmed... read more →

Community walk and bike rodeo Saturday, Oct. 29 in Longmont

October 21, 2016 This FREE event teaches kids safe riding and walking skills - Boulder County, the City of Longmont, St. Vrain Valley Schools, Safe Routes... read more →

Reminders for all Voters

October 20, 2016 Joint Statement from the Boulder County Clerk & Recorder Hillary Hall and the Boulder District Attorney Stan Garnett Key Reminders to Voters –... read more →

Public invited to comment on 2017 Recommended Budget

October 18, 2016 Members of the public are invited to view recommended budget,comment by email or at public hearing on Tuesday, Oct. 25. ... read more →

Boulder County hosts Age Well conference on Friday, Oct. 28

October 17, 2016 Top national and local presenters focus on health and aging, registration required - Boulder County is aging. By 2040, more than a quarter... read more →

Telling the story of the unseen — Project (In)visible photo exhibit opens Thursday, Oct. 20

October 17, 2016 Telling the story of the unseen -- Project (In)visible photo exhibit opens Thursday, Oct. 20Pictures showcase many of the underserved members... read more →

Ballots begin to be mailed Monday, Oct. 17

October 14, 2016 style="border-collapse: collapse; vertical-align: top;" valign="top"> – Elections in Colorado are conducted by mail with Voter Service and Polling Centers available for those... read more →

Boulder County to receive age-friendly designation by AARP

October 14, 2016 , Friday, Oct. 28Latest Colorado county inducted into the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities - Boulder County will be named an age-friendly... read more →

Public comment sought on draft plan for Genetically Engineered (GE) Crop Transition

October 13, 2016 Public Hearings set for October and November – Boulder County staff members have released a Draft document entitled Transition Plan for... read more →

Elections Hiring Event scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 15

October 13, 2016 style="border-collapse: collapse; vertical-align: top;" valign="top"> – Boulder County Elections is currently hiring Voter Service and Polling Center judges. The majority of the... read more →

FREE bike tour visiting area planning highlights on Saturday, Oct. 22

October 13, 2016 City of Boulder/Boulder County showcasing planning in action; registration now open - Boulder County’s Transportation and Land Use departments and the City of.... read more →

Annual Junior and Senior Team Fishing Derby on Oct. 22

October 13, 2016 - Boulder County Parks & Open Space will host the annual Junior and Senior Team Fishing Derby on Oct. 22 at the Wally... read more →

Vietnam Veterans Commemoration Ceremony scheduled for Nov. 11

October 12, 2016 Boulder County Commissioners to distribute pins for the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War - Vietnam Veterans from Boulder County and the surrounding... read more →