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Boulder County now accepting applications for 2018 Artist-in-Residence Program at Caribou Ranch

January 9, 2018 Online applications will be accepted until Feb. 15 - The Parks & Open Space Department is now accepting applications for the... 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 →

TODAY (Wednesday, Jan. 3 by 5 p.m.) is the deadline to sign up for Audience Comments at COGCC Flowline Rulemaking

January 3, 2018 Jan. 8-9 COGCC Flowline Rulemaking Hearing will be held at University of Colorado Denver School of Public Affairs - In... 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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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 from... 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 →

Colorado Communities to Push for State, Federal Climate Action

October 12, 2016 - On Oct. 11 the Boulder County Commissioners held a public hearing on the policy priorities of Colorado Communities for Climate Action... read more →

Board of County Commissioners passes resolution in support of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s opposition to Dakota Access Pipeline

October 11, 2016 Statement from the Boulder County Board of County Commissioners The Board of County Commissioners today passed a resolution in support of... read more →

Drug Take Back Event – Saturday, Oct. 22

October 7, 2016 For Immediate ReleaseOct. 7, 2016 Drug Take Back DayThe Boulder County Sheriff's Office and the DEA are teaming up for a... read more →

Target shooting education video series now available for viewing

October 7, 2016 The 5-video series provides tips for safe and respectful target shooting on public lands - A new video series entitled “Safety & Respect”... read more →

Learn about poverty in the community — Attend a poverty simulation Wednesday, Oct. 19

October 7, 2016 Learn about poverty in the community -- Attend a poverty simulation Wednesday, Oct. 19 How would you make difficult choices about... read more →

2016 Outdoor Creations – A Boulder County Juried Art Show reception Oct. 14

October 6, 2016 2016 Outdoor Creations – A Boulder County Juried Art Show Reception on Friday, Oct. 14, 6-9 p.m. at The Great Frame Up... read more →

Heil Valley Ranch Prescribed Burn Window Set for Oct. 12 – 31

October 6, 2016 Heil Valley Ranch Prescribed Burn Window Set for Oct. 12 - 31 First attempt Wednesday, Oct. 12, weather permitting – Boulder County... read more →

Forestry Project at Betasso Preserve Begins Oct. 11; Park Closures Begin Oct. 24

October 6, 2016 Forestry Project at Betasso Preserve Begins Oct.11; Park Closures Begin Oct. 24Operations will be conducted Monday through Friday from 7 a.m.... read more →

Draft of proposed Boulder County oil and gas development regulations available for review

October 5, 2016 – Boulder County staff members have drafted updated Special Review regulations for oil and gas development and are actively... read more →

Boulder County to test ballots and equipment for upcoming election

October 5, 2016 style="border-collapse: collapse; vertical-align: top;" valign="top"> – The Boulder County Elections Division will conduct a logic and accuracy test beginning on Tuesday, Oct.... read more →

Wildfire mitigation is focus of Wildfire Awareness Month in Boulder County

October 4, 2016 Residents can learn how to take action to protect their homes from wildfire. - October is Wildfire Awareness Month in.... read more →

Healthier Living: A self-management class for older adults begins Oct. 13

September 30, 2016 Healthier Living: A self-management class for older adultsClasses held Oct. 13 – Nov. 17 in Boulder – Are you living with an... read more →

County Commissioners honor national award-winning projects

September 29, 2016 Ten county-led projects were given Achievement Awards by the National Association of Counties - At a ceremony on Sept. 26 the Boulder County... read more →

Boulder County named 13th Healthiest Workplace in America

September 29, 2016 - Boulder County was recognized by Healthiest Employer, LLC as the 13th Healthiest Workplace in America on Sept. 26 during the 2016... read more →

October is National Community Planning Month!

September 28, 2016 Join us for events and activities that explore how planning benefits the community and helps make Boulder County awesome! -... read more →

Wildfire and Forestry Open House at Walker Ranch Oct. 1

September 28, 2016 Event Kicks Off October Wildfire Awareness Month - October Wildfire Awareness Month will kick off with a Connecting the Community to Public... read more →

Boulder County to review draft oil and gas development regulations

September 27, 2016 Planning Commission to review regulations starting Oct. 12; County Commissioners to take up the issue in November – Boulder County staff... read more →

Departmental presentations for 2017 Budget requests to wrap up this week

September 27, 2016 Boulder County Commissioners' Agenda Meetings are held in the Commissioners' Hearing Room, Downtown Courthouse, 3rd Floor, 1325 Pearl Street, Boulder, Colo.... read more →

Overlay project on Baseline and Cherryvale roads starts Sept. 26

September 27, 2016 Expect delays; Avoid construction zone, if possible - Boulder County’s Transportation Department will begin an asphalt overlay project on Wednesday, Sept. 26 on... read more →

Feedback needed on sustainable materials management at public meeting

September 26, 2016 County will host open house on Sept. 28 from 5:30–7 p.m. at the Boulder County Recycling Center - Boulder County seeks public... read more →

Celebrate Construction of Newest Community of Affordable Homes in Louisville on Sept. 30

September 23, 2016 Event marks the construction mid-point for Kestrel and will include hard hat tours of the construction site - On Friday, Sept. 30, the... read more →

Overlay project on Flagstaff Road starts Sept. 26

September 23, 2016 Expect delays; Avoid construction zone, if possible - Boulder County’s Transportation Department will begin an overlay project on Monday, Sept. 26 on Flagstaff... read more →

North St. Vrain Creek stream restoration project complete

September 21, 2016 - Boulder County, in partnership with the City of Longmont, has completed restoration of a 1,960 foot segment of North St. Vrain... read more →

Boulder County Offers Funding For Zero Waste Programs

September 21, 2016 Boulder County Resource Conservation Division offers funding for zero waste programs County will allocate $50,000 for reuse, recycling, and composting programs... read more →

Family caregiver training program begins Thursday, Oct. 13 in Boulder

September 20, 2016 Family caregiver training program begins Oct. 13 in BoulderRegistration required, classes held Thursdays, 2-5 p.m. – The “National Caregiver Training Program,”... read more →

Firewood permits on sale for this weekend at Hall Ranch – Sunday, 9/25

September 20, 2016 Firewood permits on sale for collection at Hall Ranch (near Lyons) - Sunday, Sept. 25$10 per truck load of wood - stock up... read more →

Autumn Heritage Event at Walker Ranch – Sunday, 9/25, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

September 19, 2016 Autumn Heritage Event at Walker RanchSunday, Sept. 25Free event fun for all ages! Vintage base ball game at noon. - Boulder County Parks... read more →

Boulder County Partners with Airbnb to Strengthen Community Disaster Response Capacity

September 16, 2016 Collaborative effort will provide temporary housing options and enhance information-sharing during emergencies - Through a unique collaboration designed to strengthen our community’s... read more →

Boulder County Commissioners appoint new Parks & Open Space Director

September 13, 2016 Boulder County Commissioners appoint new Parks & Open Space Director() -- The Boulder County Commissioners have appointed Eric Lane as the county’s new... read more →

Important help for older adults: Falls Prevention Week, Sept. 19-23

September 13, 2016 Events taking place throughout Boulder County - Boulder County Area Agency on Aging (AAA) is helping coordinate more than 40 events... read more →

Public Meeting: Boulder County Land Use Code Floodplain Regulations – Sept. 28 (planner form link corrected)

September 9, 2016 NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING Proposed Land Use Code updates in Docket DC-15-0004 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 28 Boulder County Land Use Code... read more →

Public Meeting: Boulder County Land Use Code Floodplain Regulations – Sept. 28

September 9, 2016 NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING Proposed Land Use Code updates in Docket DC-15-0004 - 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 28 Boulder County Land Use Code... read more →

Recruitment now open for People Engaged in Raising Leaders training

September 9, 2016 Recruitment now open for People Engaged in Raising Leaders training Register by Sept. 23 - People from the county’s diverse communities are encouraged to... read more →

Multicultural Awards Banquet marks 28 years of honoring community contributors

September 6, 2016 Register by Sept. 15 - Event on Oct. 6 – Boulder County Community Action Programs (CAP) will celebrate the 28th... read more →

Crafts and Trades of Olden Days special event Sept. 11 in Longmont

September 6, 2016 Crafts and Trades of Olden Days Special Event September 11 in Longmont - Boulder County Parks & Open Space will host the Annual... read more →

Public invited to participate in the formation of the 2017 Boulder County Budget

September 1, 2016 Boulder County Commissioners to consider Calendar Year 2017 budget requestsPublic invited to attend scheduled meetings presented by department heads, elected officials,... read more →

Boulder County further supports families by implementing “Infants-at-Work” policy

September 1, 2016 New policy follows an increase in paid Parental Leave instated in January - Boulder County Commissioners adopted at the Sept. 1... read more →

Caring for LGBT Elders: Project Visibility Training to be held Sept. 13

August 31, 2016 in LongmontRegistration required by Sept. 6 – Boulder County Area Agency on Aging is hosting a Project Visibility community-based training... read more →

Elections Division to host job fair on Thursday

August 30, 2016 -- The Boulder County Clerk and Recorder Elections Division will be hosting a Job Fair for members of the.... read more →

Overdose Awareness Day (Aug. 31): An opportunity to publicly mourn, discuss impacts of opioid abuse

August 29, 2016 Overdose Awareness Day: - International Overdose Awareness Day is Wednesday, August 31. The public is invited to stand in solidarity at... read more →

Public Hearing: Proposed Amendments to the Boulder County Land Use Code Floodplain Regulations – Sept. 1, 2016

August 29, 2016 Public Hearing: Proposed Amendments to the Boulder County Land Use Code Floodplain Regulations Thursday, Sept. 1 at 11 a.m. Meetings are... read more →

Household sharps disposal available at Hazardous Materials Management Facility

August 26, 2016 Household Sharps Disposal at Hazardous Materials Management Facility New Way for Boulder County Residents to Safely Dispose of Used Syringes .... read more →

Walden Ponds Wildlife Habitat Flood Recovery Celebration – Wednesday, Aug. 31

August 26, 2016 Walden Ponds Wildlife Habitat Flood Recovery Celebration - Wednesday, Aug. 31 at 3 p.m. - Flood recovery construction at Walden Ponds Wildlife Habitat... read more →

Boulder County Land Use office will close at 11 a.m. on Wed., Aug. 31 for offsite event

August 25, 2016 Boulder County Land Use office (including the building and planning divisions) will close at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 31 for... read more →

Staff report available for Aug. 30 Boulder Valley Comprehensive Plan public hearing

August 24, 2016 Those wishing to comment at the hearing are encouraged to sign up online in advance - The Board of County... read more →

Betasso Preserve Forestry Project Community Meeting Aug. 30

August 22, 2016 Mid-week park closures October through December - Boulder County Parks & Open space will hold a community meeting to discuss details, timelines,... read more →

Workforce Boulder County honoring GED graduates Saturday in Longmont

August 17, 2016 Workforce Boulder County to Honor GED Graduates Ceremony Saturday in Longmont will recognize more than 30 graduates of its program - Workforce... read more →

Online speaker sign-up now open for Aug. 30 BVCP Public Hearing

August 16, 2016 The Board of County Commissioners and the Planning Commission will hear recommendations and comment - The online signup for the Tuesday, Aug. 30... read more →

Boulder County fire ban amended

August 11, 2016 Previously prohibited activities now allowed, but fire ban is still in place - On Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016, Sheriff Joe Pelle amended... read more →

Head Start seeks additional families for Boulder locations

August 11, 2016 Enrollment is for the 2016/17 school year - Boulder County Head Start has openings for enrollment, specifically at their Boulder locations, for the... read more →

Training course in Erie to help family caregivers thrive

August 10, 2016 Registration required, classes starts Sept. 7 - “Powerful Tools for Caregivers,” a 15-hour course jointly sponsored by Boulder County Area Agency on Aging,... read more →

Boulder County confirms first three local cases of West Nile Virus for 2016

August 10, 2016 - Boulder County Public Health has confirmed that three county residents have contracted West Nile virus – a 74-year-old Lafayette woman, a... read more →

Lot drawing scheduled for 2016 General Election

August 9, 2016 style="border-collapse: collapse; vertical-align: top;" valign="top"> – A lot drawing for two contests will be held to determine the order of candidate names.... read more →

Neighborhood meeting scheduled for residents inside Cold Springs Fire burn area

August 8, 2016 - A neighborhood meeting has been scheduled for Aug. 15 for the residents who live within the Cold Springs Fire burn zone.... read more →

Boulder County Farm Tour Aug. 23 – Registration is Open!

August 8, 2016 Boulder County Farm Tour Aug. 23 Registration is open! - Boulder County Parks & Open Space is hosting a bus tour through... read more →

MEDIA ADVISORY – Salina Junction ribbon cutting ceremony Aug. 8

August 3, 2016 - Boulder County will host a ribbon cutting ceremony starting at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 8 to mark the completion of... read more →

Kids-Gone-Fishing Clinic this Saturday – Aug. 6

August 2, 2016 Kids-Gone-Fishing Clinic this SaturdayAugust 6 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Stearns Lake at Carolyn Holmberg Preserve - Boulder County Parks &... read more →

Call for Artists: 2016 Outdoor Creations – A Boulder County Juried Art Show

August 2, 2016 Call for Artists: 2016 Outdoor CreationsDeadline for submissions is Thursday, August 11. - There are several weeks left for artists to prepare artwork... read more →

Boulder County Commissioners refer two measures to the November 2016 ballot

July 29, 2016 County Commissioners refer two measures to the November 2016 ballot The County Commissioners approved placing questions on the November 2016 ballot... read more →

Wildfire mitigation helps save homes in the Cold Springs Fire

July 28, 2016 The Wildfire Partners program can provide advising and financial help for mitigation work - The recent Cold Springs Fire near Nederland... read more →

Public Hearing to Consider Proposed Boulder County 2016 Ballot Issues

July 27, 2016 Boulder County Commissioners' Agenda Meetings are held in the Commissioners' Hearing Room, Downtown Courthouse, 3rd Floor, 1325 Pearl Street, Boulder, Colo.... read more →

Boulder County Sheriff’s Office Hosting National Night Out Events

July 25, 2016 Boulder County Sheriff's Office Hosting National Night Out Events Free, family-friendly events will take place around the county on August 2... read more →

RTD adds more weekday and Saturday trips on regional L route

July 22, 2016 Enhanced service now operating between Longmont and Denver – RideTheL.com - Thanks in part to a federal Transportation Improvements Program (TIP) Grant,... read more →

Reel ‘em in at Summer Catfish Night on Friday, July 22

July 18, 2016 Reel ‘em in at Summer Catfish Night on July 22 - Boulder County Parks and Open Space invites all anglers to Summer Catfish... read more →

Parks & Open Space Farm Tour – Thursday, July 21

July 15, 2016 Parks & Open Space Farm Tour July 21 - Boulder County Parks & Open Space is hosting a bus tour through a... read more →

Cold Springs Fire Latest Update

July 14, 2016 Final Rocky Mountain Incident Management 2 Team Black Cold Springs Fire Report On Friday, July 15, at 7 am, Rocky Mountain... read more →

Mosquito Pool in Longmont Tests Positive for West Nile Virus

July 14, 2016 - Boulder County Public Health has confirmed that mosquitoes in a mosquito pool in Longmont have tested positive for West Nile virus... read more →

Disaster Assistance Center open at Nederland High School

July 13, 2016 for Cold Springs Fire residents Residents impacted by the Cold Springs Fire are encouraged to check-in to the DAC with... read more →

Additional Cold Springs Fire neighborhoods to open permanently to residents today at 3 p.m.

July 13, 2016 Additional Cold Springs Fireneighborhoods to open permanently to residents today at 3 p.m.Rocky Mountain Incident Management 2 Team Black Public Call... read more →

Cold Springs Fire Latest Update

July 13, 2016 Rocky Mountain Incident Management 2 Team Black ... read more →

Additional fire-affected structures identified

July 12, 2016 - A Damage Assessment Team was once again escorted by the Incident Management Team to survey damage identified by ground crews. The... read more →

Cold Springs Fire Update – Magnolia Road now Open

July 12, 2016 Cold Springs Fire update Rocky Mountain Incident Management 2 Team Black Public Information: 303-413-7730 Email: coldspringsfire@gmail.com Website: http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/4848/ Twitter: #ColdSpringsFire ... read more →

Magnolia Area Evacuation Lifted – Residents Can Return Home Effective Immediately

July 12, 2016 Magnolia Area Evacuation Lifted Residents Can Return Home Effective Immediately - A dispatch notification was just sent to residents in the Magnolia area that the mandatory evacuation... read more →

Final Official Results Available for 2016 Primary Election

July 12, 2016 style="border-collapse: collapse; vertical-align: top;" valign="top"> – The final, official results from Boulder County’s 2016 Primary Election are available now at www.BoulderCountyVotes.org.The... read more →

Additional fire-affected structures identified

July 11, 2016 - A Damage Assessment Team was once again escorted by the Incident Management Team to survey damage identified by ground crews. The land... read more →

Fire-affected structures identified after Damage Assessment

July 10, 2016 - A Damage Assessment Team was escorted by the Incident Management Team to survey damage identified by ground crews. The land survey... read more →

Fire Ban Enacted for ALL of Boulder County

July 9, 2016 All open burning is currently prohibited in Boulder County - There is a Fire Ban in place for ALL of Boulder County. No openkend.Updates on the Cold Springs Wildfire near Nederland are available at: http://www.boulderoem.com/emergency-status/

Closure Notice: Clerk and Recorder’s offices will close at 11:30 a.m. on July 14

July 7, 2016 Boulder CountyOffices will reopen the following day at 8 a.m. - On Thursday, July 14, all Boulder County Clerk and Recorder’s offices will... read more →

St. Vrain Creek “Reach 3” Restoration Public Meeting set for July 12

July 5, 2016 St. Vrain Creek “Reach 3” Restoration Public Meeting scheduled for July 12Presentation of Alternatives and Site Visit - On July 12 Boulder County.... read more →

Public meeting about proposed floodplain code amendments and an overview of floodplain remapping process July 14

July 1, 2016 - Boulder County-area watershed coalitions and Boulder County staff will hold a question and answer session for coalition members and the public... read more →

Recruitment underway for advisory boards and commissions

July 1, 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 →

County Commissioners respond to Court of Appeals’ Decision on Subdivision Paving

June 30, 2016 Boulder County Commissioners respond to Colorado Court of Appeals Decision on: Plaintiffs-Appellants (Wibby et al.) v. Boulder County Board of County... read more →

Boulder County’s Primary Election Audit Open to Public

June 29, 2016 style="border-collapse: collapse; vertical-align: top;" valign="top"> – The public is invited to observe the Boulder County Election Division’s 2016 Primary Election voting equipment audit... read more →

Review Input on “Future Possibilities” for Boulder County Fairgrounds

June 27, 2016 Join us to review input on "Future Possibilities" for Boulder County FairgroundsBoulder County Fairgrounds Feasibility Meeting ReminderWhat: Boulder County... read more →

Public hearing on proposed changes to residential cultivation/processing of marijuana – June 28

June 23, 2016 County Commissioners to hear proposed Land Use Code amendments concerning residential cultivation/processing of marijuana in unincorporated Boulder County. Public Hearing scheduled... read more →

Drive-by ballot drop off locations open June 24

June 23, 2016 style="border-collapse: collapse; vertical-align: top;" valign="top"> – In addition to the ten 24-hour ballot drop boxes already in operation, the Boulder County Elections Division... read more →

Flood-related home buyout program application deadline is July 22

June 23, 2016 - In order to increase resiliency to future flood events, Boulder County has been participating in a federally-funded home “buyout” program. Homes.... read more →

Family caregiver training program begins July 21 in Longmont

June 21, 2016 Registration required; classes held Thursdays from 5-8 p.m. - The “National Caregiver Training Program,” offered by the Boulder County Area Agency on Aging,... read more →

Boulder County Clerk to Host Elections Open House and Tour

June 21, 2016 style="border-collapse: collapse; vertical-align: top;" valign="top"> – Boulder County Clerk and Recorder Hillary Hall will host an elections open house/ballot processing tour on Thursday,... read more →

Webinar scheduled about what “categories of ballots” will be counted after Election Day

June 17, 2016 style="border-collapse: collapse; vertical-align: top;" valign="top"> – Boulder County Clerk & Recorder Hillary Hall will host a webinar to help explain what categories and... read more →

Voter Service Centers open Monday for June 28 Primary Election

June 16, 2016 style="border-collapse: collapse; vertical-align: top;" valign="top"> – Beginning Monday, three Voter Service and Polling Centers will be available for Boulder County voters who would... read more →

How to talk with kids about alcohol & drugs @ Teen Substance Abuse Town Hall, Tues, 6/21 in Lafayette

June 16, 2016 Teen Substance Abuse Town Hall, June 21Informative event provides important information on the best ways to talk with kids about alcohol... read more →

Public Hearing: Tuesday, June 28 – 6-Month Moratorium on Oil & Gas Development in Unincorporated Boulder County

June 15, 2016 Public Hearing: Tuesday, June 28 6-Month Moratorium on Oil & Gas Development in Unincorporated Boulder County Public hearing scheduled to determine... read more →

Boulder County Parks & Open Space Director Ron Stewart to retire in September

June 8, 2016 Parks & Open Space Director Ron Stewart announces his retirement Stewart leaves behind an inspiring legacy of land preservation spanning nearly... read more →

2016 Hessie Trailhead weekend shuttle begins June 11 – It’s FREE!

June 7, 2016 Nederland Park-n-Ride is the pick-up/drop-off location; runs every 15-20 minutes - Boulder County will once again run a free shuttle service on weekends... read more →

Boulder County equipment testing completed for June 28 Primary Election

June 4, 2016 style="border-collapse: collapse; vertical-align: top;" valign="top"> – Ballots and equipment to be used in the county’s upcoming Primary Election passed a required Logic and... read more →

Primary Election in now less than one month away

June 2, 2016 style="border-collapse: collapse; vertical-align: top;" valign="top"> – The Boulder County Elections Division wants to remind voters that the Primary Election is less than a... read more →

Possible amendments to floodplain regulations in Land Use Code to be discussed

June 1, 2016 Discussion to take place at Boulder County Planning Commission's regular meeting - The Boulder County Planning Commission will hold a public meeting to... read more →

Public hearing scheduled for a proposed Marijuana Establishment in Niwot

June 1, 2016 Online signup forms available beginning June 1 at noon - The Boulder County Commissioners will hold a Public Hearing to collect... read more →

Healthier Living workshops for older adults begin June 16

May 26, 2016 Registration required; workshops provide the tools needed to manage ongoing health problems - “Healthier Living”, a six-week workshop sponsored by Boulder County Area... read more →

Deadline approaching for those wishing to change party affiliation for the June Primary

May 26, 2016 style="border-collapse: collapse; vertical-align: top;" valign="top">Boulder County – This year the Democratic Party and Republican Party will have primary elections on Tuesday, June 28.... read more →

Local Communities Push for State, Federal Climate Action in New Coalition

May 26, 2016 - Boulder County is one of nine Colorado communities that have banded together to push for more action to tackle climate change... read more →

St. Vrain Creek “Reach 3” Restoration Public Meeting June 1

May 25, 2016 - Boulder County Parks & Open Space and its consultant, Engineering Analytics, will be hosting the first of several public meetings to... read more →

Boulder County to test ballots and equipment for upcoming primary election

May 24, 2016 style="border-collapse: collapse; vertical-align: top;" valign="top"> – The Boulder County Elections Division will conduct a logic and accuracy test beginning on Wednesday,... read more →

New travel restrictions for Lefthand Canyon flood reconstruction project effective May 31

May 24, 2016 One-hour delays; No weekend restrictions - Travel restrictions associated with the flood recovery reconstruction/restoration of Lefthand Canyon Drive and Left Hand Creek will... read more →

Boulder County Commissioners Take Action in Response to Colorado Supreme Court Decisions on Oil and Gas Drilling

May 19, 2016 Statement from the Boulder County Board of County Commissioners (2016 CO 28 and 2016 CO 29 – May 2, 2016) City... read more →

Community Meeting for Restoration Design for James and Little James Creeks June 1

May 19, 2016 - Funding has recently been secured for creek restoration in portions of James Creek and Little James Creek. Boulder County and the... read more →

2016 Parks and Open Space Water Tour Scheduled for June 11

May 18, 2016 2016 Parks & Open Space Water Tour June 11 - Registration is now open for the 2016 Parks & Open Space... read more →

South St. Vrain Creek Restoration Public Meeting May 24

May 17, 2016 - Boulder County Parks & Open Space and its consultant, Matrix Design Group, will be hosting the first of several public meetings... read more →

Lower Fourmile Canyon Drive open house on flood-related reconstruction May 25

May 17, 2016 Latest set of designs available online - Boulder County and its consultants will host an open house for interested members of the public... read more →

Boulder County to Host Listening Session on Future Possibilities for Boulder County Fairgrounds

May 17, 2016 Residents Invited to Provide Input on "Future Possibilities" for Boulder County Fairgrounds - Boulder County will host a public meeting to gather... read more →

Boulder Office of Emergency Management to participate in regional wildfire exercise

May 13, 2016 - On Friday and Saturday, May 20 and 21, a full-scale training exercise will be held in partnership with Boulder County... read more →

Flood recovery-related Home Access Program application deadline is June 15

May 13, 2016 All full-time residences with unpermitted or temporary bridges are encouraged to apply - Boulder County is working to improve the community’s resilience to.... read more →

Training course to help family caregivers thrive begins June 7

May 12, 2016 Registration required, classes are held Tuesdays afternoons - “Powerful Tools for Caregivers,” an 18-hour course sponsored by Boulder County Area Agency on Aging,... read more →

Boulder County Launches New Online Human Services Benefits Management Site

May 12, 2016 New Online Human Services Benefits Management Site Web portal helps people manage their supports, learn about other options - Boulder County has launched a... read more →

Applications now open for 2017 Worthy Cause pool funding

May 11, 2016 Human services nonprofit agencies may now apply for capital funds – Nonprofit human service agencies and housing authorities in Boulder County... read more →

Boulder County Launches New Geospatial Open Data Platform

May 10, 2016 New platform offers better tools and improved access to geospatial data - Today, Boulder County launched a new geographic information system (GIS) open.... read more →

Boulder County Commissioners respond to Colorado Supreme Court decision on oil gas drilling

May 2, 2016 Statement from the Boulder County Board of County Commissioners In Response to: 2016 CO 28 and 2016 CO 29City of Fort... read more →

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

April 29, 2016 May is “Older Americans’ Month” in Boulder CountyEvents are scheduled to benefit our resident elders - As part of a nationwide declaration, the... read more →

Caregiving Symposium to inform and support family caregivers, May 19

April 28, 2016 Registration for the event is required by May 12 - The 11th annual Caregiving Symposium, sponsored by Boulder County Area Agency... read more →

Call for Artists: 2016 Outdoor Creations – A Boulder County Juried Art Show

April 27, 2016 Call for Artists: 2016 Outdoor CreationsA Boulder County Juried Art Show - Artists are invited to visit Boulder County Parks and Open... read more →

Left Hand Outdoor Challenge Now Accepting Applications for Teens

April 26, 2016 - The Left Hand Outdoor Challenge is now accepting applications for its fifth season. This free program is designed for Boulder County-area... read more →

Solar Benefits for Businesses Exceeds Expectations and Funds

April 26, 2016 Commercial discount solar offer overwhelmed by demand; spurs plans for broader future program - Earlier this month, Boulder County and its municipalities launched... read more →

Lafayette office of the Boulder County Clerk & Recorder opens recorded document public search desk

April 20, 2016 Clerk & Recorder opens recorded document public search desk in LafayetteThe Lafayette branch now has a public work station set-up to... read more →

Boulder County Community Forestry Sort Yards to open in May

April 20, 2016 Free slash and log disposal available at Allenspark and Nederland sort yards - The Boulder County Community Sort Yard program,... read more →

Non-profit boards and commissions needed to participate in recruitment fair, May 16

April 20, 2016 - The People Engaged in Raising Leaders (PERL) recruitment fair gives organizations an excellent opportunity to meet top candidates from around the... read more →

Boulder County Seeking Donations to Send At-Risk Kids to Summer Camp

April 19, 2016 Help Send At-Risk Kids to Summer Camp 22-year old Summer Camp Fund program provides positive activities for at-risk children - Boulder County is seeking... read more →

Heil 2 Small Area Plan available for review

April 19, 2016 Heil 2 Small Area Plan now available for review Public meeting April 28, 2 p.m., in Boulder - The Heil 2 Small... read more →

Boulder County Head Start Teachers to Receive Early Childhood Education Awards

April 16, 2016 Deanna Whisle, Suzanne Sobczak named top educators – Two Boulder County Head Start teachers will be honored by the... read more →

Monarch Road closed south of 79th Street at Dry Creek starting April 18

April 14, 2016 Closed in both directions for culvert construction project - Boulder County Transportation will begin a project to install a new culvert on Monarch... read more →

Commissioners Announce 2016 Volunteer Awards during National Volunteer Week

April 12, 2016 - The Boulder County Commissioners (BOCC) celebrated the important role that volunteers play in the community by hosting a volunteer recognition... read more →

Community Meeting for Left Hand Creek Restoration on April 19

April 12, 2016 - As part of the overall Lefhand Canyon Drive reconstruction project, Central Federal Lands (CFL) will be completing a restoration project on... read more →

Multicultural Student Scholarship applications now open; deadline is April 29

April 12, 2016 - Boulder County Community Action Programs (CAP) has scholarship monies to award to low-income students. Scholarships range from $500-$1,000 each, and are... read more →

Land Conservation Awards Ceremony April 14

April 11, 2016 - The Boulder County Commissioners and Parks and Open Space staff will present their annual Land Conservation Awards Thursday, April 14, at... read more →

Poverty Simulation Event Scheduled for April 20 in Longmont

April 11, 2016 Determine how you would make difficult choices about food, transportation and housing - The Boulder County Circles Campaign is hosting a poverty... read more →

Free Backyard Compost Workshops held throughout Boulder County

April 11, 2016 – The Boulder County Resource Conservation Division is sponsoring seven compost workshops in various locations throughout Boulder County. These... read more →

Month-Long “Beds for Babies” Fundraising Campaign Launches

April 8, 2016 Donor event designed to help provide a safe and secure sleeping arrangement for all infants - Throughout the month of April, Boulder... read more →

Solar and Electric Vehicle Deals at the Boulder Farmers’ Market on April 9

April 8, 2016 Partners of Benefits Boulder County will be educating the community about rooftop solar, electric cars and electric vehicles - Rooftop solar, electric vehicle... read more →

Valmont Road permanent flood recovery reconstruction project starts April 11

April 7, 2016 Lane shifts and reduced speeds will be in place between 61st and 75th streets - Boulder County Transportation will begin permanent repairs on... read more →

Discount Solar Purchase Program for Commercial Properties Launches

April 7, 2016 Boulder County businesses can access significant discounts and rebates for rooftop solar - Boulder County and its municipalities are launching a bulk purchase... read more →

2016 Commissioners’ Volunteer Program Enrichment Awards Ceremony set for Tuesday, April 12

April 4, 2016 - Boulder County Commissioners will celebrate the important role that volunteers play in the community by hosting a volunteer recognition event on... read more →

Boulder County Receives Federal Grant to Reduce Homelessness

April 1, 2016 Regional grant will fund a rapid re-housing program and support work to strengthen the safety net - The Boulder County Housing Authority’s... read more →

Training Program for Family Caregivers Offered Thursdays Beginning April 7

March 30, 2016 - Boulder County Area Agency on Aging, a Division of Community Services, offers a training program for family caregivers of older adults... read more →

Pilot Open Data Platform expands access to Boulder County Land Use information

March 24, 2016 New open dataset offers better tools and improved access to building permit and development information for unincorporated Boulder County. - The... read more →

Community Meeting Concerning Restoration Design for James and Little James Creeks

March 22, 2016 set for March 28 - Funding has recently been secured for creek restoration in portions of James Creek and Little James Creek. ... read more →

Boulder County Launches Discount Electric Car and Bike Purchase Program

March 21, 2016 County residents can access significant discounts for electric vehicles and electric bikes – Boulder County and its municipalities are providing another... read more →

Deadline to apply for Boulder County Youth Corps summer jobs is Friday, March 25

March 18, 2016 Deadline to apply for summer jobs with Boulder County Youth Corps is Friday, March 25 - Boulder County residents ages 14-17 have until... read more →

Boulder County Commissioners seek to transition away from growing GE crops on open space lands

March 18, 2016 Boulder County Commissioners direct staff to develop a plan for transitioning county-owned agricultural land away from growing genetically engineered cropsThe commissioners... read more →

Prescribed burn at Heil Valley Ranch postponed; Now scheduled between March 16 and 26.

March 14, 2016 Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. March 14, 2016 Media Contact: Erin Hartnett, Parks & Open Space... read more →

Old St. Vrain Road & Bridge flood recovery public meeting March 16

March 11, 2016 Old St. Vrain Road & Bridge flood recovery public meeting March 16Public feedback on preliminary plans will be collected - Boulder County and... read more →

Boulder County Commissioners and POSAC to deliberate cropland policy/GMOs comments next week

March 10, 2016 County Commissioners and Parks & Open Space Advisory Committee to Deliberate Cropland Policy Five-Year Review - March 15 and March 17... read more →

Boulder County offering chipping grants for wildfire mitigation

March 8, 2016 Homeowners encouraged to reduce their wildfire risk and improve forest health - The Boulder County Community Chipping Reimbursement Program... read more →

Casa de la Esperanza Partners with Longmont Public Library on Reading Program

March 8, 2016 Nine-week program focuses on getting children excited about reading - Casa de la Esperanza has partnered with the Longmont Public Library to strengthen... read more →

Caring for LGBT Elders: Project Visibility Training to be held March 28

March 7, 2016 Project Visibility: Person-Centered Care for LGBT elders The deadline to register is noon on Friday, March 25 - Boulder County Area... read more →

North 83rd Street flood recovery project starts Wednesday, March 9

March 7, 2016 N. 83rd Street Flood Recovery Project Starts March 9 Road closed through August for bridge construction - Boulder County Transportation will begin construction... read more →

Geer Canyon Drive flood recovery reconstruction project starts March 8

March 3, 2016 Geer Canyon Drive flood recovery reconstruction project starts Tuesday, March 8Access to Heil Valley Ranch Open Space will be maintained, but... read more →

Limited Flood Recovery Grant Funds Still Available for Boulder County Residents

March 1, 2016 Application period for remaining funds ends March 31, 2016 - Boulder County is reaching out to residents who may have been... read more →

Recruitment now open for People Engaged in Raising Leaders (PERL)

March 1, 2016 Sessions begin Wednesday, March 14 - To increase the number of people of color or individuals with low-income on boards and commissions, Boulder... read more →

Scholarship Funds Available for Multicultural Students

March 1, 2016 Deadline for current college students to apply is April 22 - Boulder County Community Action Programs (CAP) has scholarship monies to award to... read more →

11th Annual Teen & Young Adult Job and Career Fair – Thursday, March 10

February 29, 2016 Teen & Young Adult Job and Career FairWorkforce Boulder County’s 11th annual Teen & Young Adult Job and Career Fair to take... read more →

Median repair project on South Boulder Road to resume Feb. 29; Work requires lane shifts

February 26, 2016 Median repair project on South Boulder Road to resume Feb. 29Work requires lane shifts; expected completion at end of March weather... read more →

Boulder County partners with the U.S. Department of Energy to promote electric vehicle charging stations at workplaces

February 24, 2016 - Boulder County has joined the Workplace Charging Challenge to promote and showcase Electric Vehicle charging stations at the workplace. This partnership... read more →

Boulder County Awards Sustainability Grants to Local Communities

February 23, 2016 Communities must be able to match funds; awarded up to $15,000 - On Feb. 23 the Boulder County Commissioners announced the recipients of... read more →

Clerk & Recorder Office to open Recording Desk at Longmont Branch

February 22, 2016 Clerk & Recorder Office to open Recording Desk at Longmont Branch – Beginning this week, the Longmont branch will have a... read more →

Head Start Families to Receive Handmade Bookshelves and Books Feb. 25

February 22, 2016 Community Justice Services providing bookshelves, Eco-Cycle providing the books - Clients completing court-ordered community service in Boulder County are helping to put books... read more →

Boulder County Commissioner Elise Jones named DRCOG Chair for 2016

February 19, 2016 Commissioner Elise Jones elected as '16 Chair, Denver Regional Council of Governments It is a great honor and opportunity to have the... read more →

Employers Invited to Register for Teen & Young Adult Job and Career Fair

February 19, 2016 Employers Invited to Register for Teen & Young Adult Job and Career Fair - Employers seeking to promote job openings or to discuss... read more →

Prairie Dog Habitat Policy Amendments Public Meeting — Thursday, Feb. 25

February 19, 2016 Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. February 19, 2016 Media Contact: Vivienne Jannatpour, Parks & Open... read more →

UPDATE: Prescribed Burn at Heil Valley Ranch Postponed

February 18, 2016 Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. Feb. 18, 2016 Media Contact: Erin Hartnett, Parks & Open... read more →

Our Lands to Your Hands Family Farm Event on Feb. 24

February 16, 2016 Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. Feb. 16, 2016 Media Contact: Vivienne Jannatpour, Parks & Open... read more →

Localized Discount Purchase Program Launches Feb. 16

February 16, 2016 Localized Discount Purchase Program to Launch Feb. 16 Boulder County residents can access discounts for rooftop solar now; electric vehicles and commercial... read more →

Boulder County Parks & Open Space seeks public input on the Heil 2 Small Area Plan

February 12, 2016 Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. Feb. 12, 2016 Media Contact: Vivienne Jannatpour, Parks & Open... read more →

Boulder County Takes Next Major Step toward Building Affordable Housing in Louisville

February 12, 2016 Financial Closing of 200 unit development supports affordable housing in an area where housing costs are skyrocketing - The Boulder County Housing Authority... read more →

Boulder County awards funding for zero waste programs

February 11, 2016 - The Boulder County Board of County Commissioners awarded $47,300 to 8 waste reduction programs on Feb. 4 as part of the... read more →

Online Sign-Ups Available for Public Hearing to consider changes to the Boulder County Parks and Open Space Cropland Policy

February 1, 2016 Sign-up to speak at the public hearing to consider changes to the POS Cropland Policy Online sign-ups for speaking slots are... read more →

Boulder County Commissioners & Planning Commission vote on Boulder Valley Comp Plan requests

January 27, 2016 Boulder Valley Comp Plan Update moves to the City of Boulder for further consideration The County Commissioners deliberated their decisions at... read more →

“Save the Date” – Feb. 29 Public Hearing to consider changes to the Boulder County Parks and Open Space Cropland Policy

January 22, 2016 Feb. 29 - Public Hearing to consider changes to the Boulder County POS Cropland Policy The County Commissioners will consider public... read more →

Public Hearing to Consider Boulder County Sponsorship of Stream Restoration Grants set for Jan. 26

January 22, 2016 - The Boulder County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) will hold a public hearing on Jan. 26 at 9 a.m. to consider... read more →

Applications for summer jobs with Boulder County Youth Corps now available

January 21, 2016 The deadline to submit youth applications is Friday, March 25. Team leader positions are open until filled. - Boulder County residents ages 14-17.... read more →

Public Hearing on the consideration of Boulder Valley Comprehensive Plan updates set for Jan. 26

January 20, 2016 Members of the public should sign up online to speak on specific topics - The Board of County Commissioners and the Boulder County... read more →

Grant funding awarded for electric vehicle charging stations

January 20, 2016 Solar Benefits Colorado program creates greater demand for additional charging stations - City of Boulder and Boulder County governments are accelerating the installation... read more →

Recruitment underway for advisory boards and commissions

January 15, 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 Creek Path extension project open house set for Jan. 21

January 14, 2016 County seeking feedback on concept plans - Boulder County Transportation will host an open house to present concepts for extending the Boulder Canyon... read more →

Training Program for Family Caregivers Offered Wednesdays beginning Feb. 17

January 14, 2016 Classes will be held Feb. 17 - Mar. 23 in Longmont - Area Agency on Aging, a Division of Community Services, is offering... read more →

Try the Ft. Collins to Boulder FLEX Express bus service for FREE Jan. 18 – 22

January 14, 2016 Special events and media ride-along planned for Jan. 21 - FLEX service between Fort Collins and Boulder begins Monday, Jan. 18. If you’ve... read more →

County Commissioners deliver annual State of the County address

January 12, 2016 Boulder County Annual Reorganization Meeting Commissioners celebrate achievements of past year, look ahead to a "banner year" in 2016 Commissioner Elise... read more →

Now Accepting Applications for 2016 Artist-in-Residence Program at Caribou Ranch

January 8, 2016 Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. January 8, 2016 Media Contact: Vivienne Jannatpour, Parks & Open... read more →

Land Conservation Award nominations accepted until January 29

January 7, 2016 Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. January 7, 2016 Media Contact: Vivienne Jannatpour, Parks & Open... read more →

Unmanned Aircraft Systems Public Open House Jan. 13

January 6, 2016 Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. January 6, 2016 Media Contact: Vivienne Jannatpour, Parks & Open... read more →

Boulder County Supports Families by Extending Paid Family Leave

January 5, 2016 - Beginning January 1, Boulder County is leading the way for many organizations in Boulder County and join other states, counties, and.... read more →

Political Party Affiliation Deadline for Caucus Participation is Jan. 4

December 30, 2015 – The deadline for currently registered voters to either switch party affiliation or to change from an unaffiliated voter to.... read more →

Boulder County Commissioners approve Inclusivity Resolution

December 17, 2015 – On Thursday, Dec. 17 the Boulder County Commissioners approved Resolution 2015-133 in which Boulder County reaffirms... read more →

Boulder County Commissioners adopt 2016 budget

December 10, 2015 Boulder County adopts $426.6 million budget for 2016Flood repair and recovery expenses continue to dominate expenditure requests in annual budget – The... read more →

Boulder County wins “Greenest Building” award for new St. Vrain Community Hub in Longmont

December 5, 2015 Colorado 2015 Commercial Real Estate Greenest Building Award granted to Boulder County The United States Green Building Council bestowed the award... read more →

Gold Run Road and Fourmile Creek flood recovery open house Dec. 8

December 2, 2015 Public feedback on plans will be collected - – Boulder County will present updated designs for permanent reconstruction of Gold... read more →

Lefthand Canyon flood reconstruction begins week of Dec. 14; Work requires major travel restrictions

December 1, 2015 Public meeting Dec. 7 to learn more about construction plans and travel restrictions - – Central Federal Lands (CFL - a division... read more →

2015 Prairie Dog Management Update Public Meeting Dec. 7

November 30, 2015 Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. Nov. 30, 2015 Media Contact: Vivienne Jannatpour, Parks & Open... read more →

New “zero rock cut” design scenario for lower Fourmile Canyon Drive reconstruction available for review and comment

November 23, 2015 Public feedback will be used to create a hybrid option - In response to public comment on the original set of plans for.... read more →

Boulder County offers several options for charitable gift giving for the 2015 holiday season

November 20, 2015 Boulder County Housing & Human Services offers several options for charitable gift giving for the 2015 holiday season Programs support families, seniors,... read more →

Boulder County offers help to residents in need of health coverage

November 18, 2015 County conducting outreach to the uninsured during open enrollment period - Boulder County has launched an outreach campaign which targets residents.... read more →

Prescribed burn at Heil Valley Ranch officially called out

November 16, 2015 Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. November 16, 2015 Media Contact: Erin Hartnett, Parks & Open... read more →

Proposed 2016 Boulder County Budget

November 13, 2015 Boulder County Commissioners seek public input on proposed 2016 budget Public Hearing scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 19 at 4 p.m. - The... read more →

Geospatial Summit celebrates Geography Awareness Week on Friday, November 20

November 13, 2015 Public invited to attend the Boulder County Geospatial Summit - Boulder County is hosting a Geospatial Summit in celebration of... read more →

Additional funding for EV charging stations is now available

November 12, 2015 - Thanks to the pooled purchase program – Solar Benefits Colorado – the total number of electric vehicles in Boulder County has... read more →

Upper Fourmile Canyon Drive/Wall Street and Fourmile Creek flood recovery open house Nov. 18

November 12, 2015 Public feedback on plans will be collected - Boulder County will present updated designs for permanent reconstruction of upper Fourmile Canyon... read more →

Financial assistance now available for paying energy bills

November 10, 2015 Benefits average more than $500 for eligible residents - As energy costs continue to rise, help is once again available for Boulder County... read more →

Area Agency on Aging wins grant to help strengthen connections with the health care sector

November 10, 2015 - Boulder County’s Area Agency on Aging was recently selected by the Colorado Health Foundation to participate in the Colorado Linkage Lab.... read more →

New Express Bus Service between Boulder, Longmont, Loveland and Fort Collins starts in January

November 9, 2015 New Express Bus Service between Boulder, Longmont, Loveland, and Fort Collins arriving January 2016 Informational public meetings start Nov. 12 - The... read more →

Area Agency on Aging to host 15th Annual Lavender Gala on Dec. 6

November 5, 2015 - Boulder County Area Agency on Aging is hosting the 15th Annual Lavender Gala on Dec. 6 in Lafayette. Each year,... read more →

Salina Junction permanent flood recovery project anticipated to start week of Nov. 16

November 4, 2015 Public meeting Nov. 12 to discuss construction plans - With construction of permanent repairs at Salina Junction anticipated to begin the week of... read more →

Deadline Extended for Discounts on Solar and/or Electric Vehicle Purchases

October 30, 2015 - In the next few months nearly one half a megawatt of solar energy is being installed on rooftops throughout the... read more →

Flood Insurance Rates Reduced for Residents in Unincorporated Boulder County

October 23, 2015 - Beginning Nov. 1, residents in unincorporated Boulder County will see reductions in flood insurance premiums. The discounts are a result of... read more →

Public invited to comment on 2016 Boulder County budget requests

October 13, 2015 2016 Budget Request Hearings are underwayOpportunities still exist for members of the public to hear and comment on budget requests by... read more →

Open House Scheduled for New County-led Health, Housing, and Human Services Building in Longmont

October 9, 2015 Media Contacts: Jim Williams, Boulder County Housing & Human Services, 303-579-6971 Chana Goussetis, Boulder County Public Health, 303-441-1457 Robin Bohannan, Boulder... read more →

Boulder County Commissioners Respond to COGCC Task Force Rulemaking Draft

October 8, 2015 County Commissioners’ Statement on Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission's Staff ProposalBoulder County Board of Commissioners: State draft rules fail to... read more →

Boulder County Commissioners to Hear Elected Official’s and Department’s 2016 Budget Requests

October 2, 2015 Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOct. 2, 2015Contact: Barb Halpin, 303-441-1622 Boulder County... read more →

Boulder County Community Action Programs now recruiting for People Engaged in Raising Leaders

September 28, 2015 Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. Sept. 28, 2015 Media Contact: Susana Lopez-Baker, Community Action Programs, 303-441-3956... read more →

Boulder County to Accept Awards for Conservation and Preservation – Tuesday, Sept. 29

September 25, 2015 Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. Media Contacts:Barb Halpin, Boulder County Commissioners’ Office, (303) 441-1622Kelly Tabor,... read more →

Front Range Counties Partner to Help Residents Obtain Discounts on Solar or Electric Vehicle Purchases

August 21, 2015 Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. Aug. 21, 2015 Media Contact: Brad Smith, Community Sustainability Specialist, 720-443-8221... read more →

New County-led Health, Housing, and Human Services Building in Longmont Opening Aug. 25

August 14, 2015 Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. August 14, 2015 Media Contacts: Jim Williams, Housing & Human... read more →

Recruitment now underway for advisory boards and commissions

July 1, 2015 Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. July 1, 2015 Media Contact: Gabi Boerkircher, Communications Specialist, 303-441-3399... read more →

Boulder County the first in state to officially adopt CoPACE

June 23, 2015 Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. June 23, 2015 Media Contact: Susie Strife, Sustainability Coordinator, 303-441-4565... read more →