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Old St. Vrain Road flood recovery project starts Monday, Aug. 21

August 17, 2017 Old St. Vrain Road flood recovery project starts Monday, Aug. 21 New bridge southwest of the Town of Lyons off SH 7... 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... 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. Boulder County, Colo. - We, your Boulder County... read more →

Cone Zone: Full closure of 95th Street starts Monday, Aug. 14

August 10, 2017 Full closure of 95th Street starts Monday, Aug. 14 Road closed between Lookout and Valmont roads; Residential and emergency access... read more →

Closure Notice: Boulder County Clerk & Recorder’s offices will be closed to the public Wednesday, Aug. 16

August 8, 2017 Boulder County Clerk & Recorder’s offices will be closed to the public Wednesday, Aug. 16Offices will reopen the following day... 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 fundingDeadline to apply is Sept. 14Boulder County, Colo. - Boulder... read more →

Boulder County Parks & Open Space Announces New Agricultural Resources Division Manager

August 3, 2017 Boulder County Parks & Open Space Announces New Agricultural Resources Division ManagerBlake Cooper to join Boulder County on Aug. 7Boulder... read more →

Workforce Boulder County to honor GED graduates, Saturday, Aug. 12

August 3, 2017 Workforce Boulder County to honor GED graduates, Saturday, Aug. 12 Public is invited to the event at the Longmont Senior... read more →

Cone Zone: East Arapahoe Road resurfacing project starts Monday, Aug. 7

August 3, 2017 East Arapahoe Road resurfacing project starts Monday, Aug. 7 Road reduced to one lane between Lakota Ranch Road and Erie... read more →

Boulder County’s Emergency Alert Notification System now offering severe weather alerts

August 1, 2017 Boulder County’s emergency alert notification system now offering severe weather alertsBoulder County, Colo. - Boulder County residents and guests now have... 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,... 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 Offers EnergySmart IQ: Benefits for Income Qualified Homeowners Boulder County low- to middle-income residents can access significant rebates... read more →

Volunteers Needed: Tour Guides and House Docents at the Agricultural Heritage Center

July 26, 2017 Volunteers Needed: Tour Guides and House Docents at the Agricultural Heritage Center Application deadline August 2 Boulder County, Colo. - Boulder County... 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 Boulder County, Colo. -... 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... 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 Boulder County, Colo. – The Boulder County... 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,... read more →

Heil Valley Ranch Forestry Project Community Meeting Tuesday, Aug. 1, in Lyons

July 24, 2017 Heil Valley Ranch Forestry Project Community Meeting Tuesday, Aug. 1, in LyonsPyrite Unit Fuels Reduction & Forest Restoration Project to... read more →

Planning Commission Decisions Regarding the 2015 Boulder Valley Comprehensive Plan (BVCP) Update

July 21, 2017 Planning Commission Decisions Regarding the 2015 Boulder Valley Comprehensive Plan (BVCP) Update On July 19, 2017, the Boulder County... read more →

Boulder County, Lafayette, Louisville propose plan to acquire Mayhoffer farm

July 21, 2017 Media Contacts: Vivienne Jannatpour, Boulder County Parks & Open Space (303) 678-6277 Debbie Wilmot, City of Lafayette (303) 661-1225... read more →

Mosquito Pool in Lafayette Tests Positive for West Nile Virus

July 20, 2017 Mosquito Pool in Lafayette Tests Positive for West Nile Virus Remember the 4Ds to stay safe and prevent illness Boulder... read more →

Boulder County Public Health wins prestigious international award for excellence in food safety

July 20, 2017 Boulder County Public Health wins prestigious international award for excellence in food safety Boulder County, Colo. - Boulder County Public Health has... read more →

Boulder County, Lafayette, Louisville propose plan to acquire Mayhoffer farm

July 19, 2017 Media Contacts: Vivienne Jannatpour, Boulder County Parks & Open Space (303) 678-6277 Debbie Wilmot, City of Lafayette (303) 661-1225... read more →

Lafayette “No Fare Contest” winner announced

July 19, 2017 Lafayette “No Fare Contest” winner announced Lafayette residents and employees can receive a FREE $50 RTD MyRide transit passBoulder County,... read more →

Boulder County releases new request for proposals for agricultural research

July 17, 2017 Boulder County releases new request for proposals for agricultural researchDeadline for submittals is August 22Boulder County, Colo. - Boulder County Parks &... read more →

City of Lafayette, Boulder County, and BCHA Finalize Purchase of Land for Affordable Homes

July 13, 2017 City of Lafayette, Boulder County, and BCHA Finalize Purchase of Land for Affordable HomesPlans for the 24-acre parcel in east... 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, Colo. - Boulder... read more →

Overland Loop trail at Heil Valley Ranch to open Wednesday, Aug. 9

July 7, 2017 Overland Loop trail at Heil Valley Ranch to open Wednesday, Aug. 9Ribbon Cutting set for 4 p.m. at main trailheadBoulder... 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... read more →

Training program for family caregivers begins Thursday, July 20, in Boulder

June 30, 2017 Training program for family caregivers begins Thursday, July 20, in BoulderSeven-week class designed for those providing local or long-distance careBoulder... read more →

Boulder County enacting stage 1 fire restrictions

June 29, 2017 Boulder County enacting stage 1 fire restrictions Forecast for hot temperatures and dry conditions has increased fire danger Boulder County,... read more →

Discount Electric Bike Purchase Program

June 28, 2017 Discount Electric Bike Purchase Program Launches June 28 Boulder County residents can access significant discounts for electric bikes Boulder County, Colo. -- By... read more →

IBM Connector Trail now open connecting Gunbarrel to Boulder Reservoir

June 27, 2017 IBM Connector Trail now open connecting Gunbarrel to Boulder Reservoir Part of Longmont-to-Boulder trail system to officially open to cyclists... read more →

Commissioners to consider resolution declaring commitment to Paris Climate Agreement

June 23, 2017 Commissioners to consider resolution declaring commitment to Paris Climate AgreementBoulder County, Colo. - The Boulder County Commissioners will hold a Public Meeting... 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 LongmontBoulder County,... 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... 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.Boulder County, Colo. - Lagerman Reservoir, located... read more →

Help shape the future of Arapahoe Road/SH 7 at an open house June 26

June 20, 2017 Help shape the future of Arapahoe Road/SH 7 at an open house June 26 County seeking feedback on alternative designs... read more →

North 83rd Street culvert replacement and resurfacing project starts June 21

June 19, 2017 North 83rd Street culvert replacement and resurfacing project starts June 21 Lane reductions and road closures planned to accommodate constructionBoulder... 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... 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 15Event is part of World Elder Abuse Awareness DayBoulder... read more →

Left Hand Outdoor Challenge Now Accepting Applications for Teens

June 8, 2017 Left Hand Outdoor Challenge Now Accepting Applications for TeensBoulder County, Colo. - The Left Hand Outdoor Challenge (LHOC) is now accepting applications... 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 JuneThe film... 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, Colo. - Boulder... 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... read more →

Boulder County Child Care Assistance Program Goes to Wait List, Gets Boost from Human Services Safety Net

June 1, 2017 Boulder County Child Care Assistance Program Goes to Wait List, Gets Boost from Human Services Safety Net Human Services Safety... read more →

Chip sealing of county roads starts Monday, June 5

June 1, 2017 Chip sealing of county roads starts Monday, June 5Avoid construction zones, if possible Boulder County, Colo. - Boulder County’s Transportation Maintenance Division will... read more →

Reopening of Dillon Road between US 287 and 120th Street

June 1, 2017 Reopening of Dillon Road between US 287 and 120th Street Road had been closed since 2013 FloodBoulder County, Colo. - Boulder County... read more →

Contest now open offering $5,000 for ideas to increase transit ridership in Lafayette

May 30, 2017 Contest now open offering $5,000 for ideas to increase transit ridership in Lafayette Submissions must be received by June 23... read more →

Boulder County Parks & Open Space Hosts Catfish Night on Friday, June 9

May 30, 2017 Boulder County Parks & Open Space Hosts Catfish Night on Friday, June 9Boulder County, Colo. - Summer Catfish Night is an opportunity... read more →

Boulder County Parks & Open Space Seeking Volunteer Angler Hosts

May 25, 2017 Boulder County Parks & Open Space Seeking Volunteer Angler Hosts Deadline to apply is June 3, training day is June... read more →

Nederland Mining Museum Opens for the Season on Friday, June 2

May 24, 2017 Nederland Mining Museum Opens for the Season on Friday, June 2Boulder County, Colo. - The Nederland Mining Museum will open for... 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... 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... read more →

Boulder County accepting written public comment on revised Elk Management Plan

May 18, 2017 Boulder County accepting written public comment on revised Elk Management Plan Revised plan will be presented to POSAC on Thurs.,... read more →

Wagonwheel Gap Road and Fourmile Canyon Creek flood recovery work starts May 22

May 18, 2017 Wagonwheel Gap Road and Fourmile Canyon Creek flood recovery work starts May 22 Expect travel delays throughout the project Boulder... 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,... read more →

County Commissioners sign letter to Governor Hickenlooper regarding the Martinez v. COGCC Appeal

May 16, 2017 County Commissioners sign letter to Governor Hickenlooper regarding the Martinez v. COGCC AppealLetter was jointly signed by local elected officials... read more →

Lawnmower exchange, transportation challenge offer chances to boost air quality

May 16, 2017 Lawnmower exchange, transportation challenge offer chances to boost air qualityEvents aim to empower residents to reduce pollution that fuels climate... read more →

North 71st Street flood recovery reconstruction project starts May 18

May 15, 2017 North 71st Street flood recovery reconstruction project starts May 18 Road closed to through traffic between Highway 52 and Lookout... 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. Boulder County, Colo. - The Boulder County Parks & Open... read more →

The deadline to file property value appeals is June 1

May 12, 2017 The deadline to file property value appeals is June 1 Property owners can file an appeal if they believe their... read more →

CONE ZONE: East County Line Road flood recovery reconstruction project starts May 15

May 11, 2017 East County Line Road flood recovery reconstruction project starts May 15 Expect occasional lane-closures Boulder County, Colo. - Boulder County Transportation will begin... read more →

Cone Zones: James Canyon & James Creek flood recovery work begins week of May 15

May 11, 2017 James Canyon & James Creek flood recovery work begins week of May 15 Road will be reduced to one lane in... read more →

Meeting to discuss national study that documents 2013 Flood recovery efforts May 17

May 11, 2017 Meeting to discuss national study that documents 2013 Flood recovery efforts May 17Boulder County, Colo. - The 2013 Flood greatly impacted Boulder... 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... 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... read more →

County Commissioners call oil and gas operators in Boulder County to guarantee the safety of existing wells and pipelines

May 3, 2017 County Commissioners call oil and gas operators in Boulder County to guarantee the safety of existing wells and pipelines Statement... read more →

Boulder County Floodplain Mapping Project public meeting May 9

May 2, 2017 Boulder County Floodplain Mapping Project public meeting May 9Draft maps currently available onlineBoulder County, Colo. - Boulder County Transportation and the State... 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 Boulder County, Colo. - After review and analysis, Boulder... 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... 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... 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... read more →

Assessor’s Office mails Notices of Value to all property owners on May 1

April 28, 2017 Boulder County, Colo. - The Boulder County Assessor’s Office has completed its reappraisal of all property in Boulder County and... 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... read more →

The Boulder County Assessor’s Office will be mailing notices of value to all property owners on May 1

April 28, 2017 Boulder County, Colo. - The Boulder County Assessor’s Office has completed its reappraisal of all property in Boulder County... 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... 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 (Boulder County, Colo.)... 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... read more →

Kestrel Affordable Housing Community to Receive Metro Vision Award

April 24, 2017 Kestrel Affordable Housing Community to Receive Metro Vision AwardAward recognizes Louisville development for advancing a positive vision of Metro Denver’s... 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... read more →

Residents can help shape the future of Arapahoe Road/State Hwy 7 at April 26 public meeting

April 21, 2017 Residents can help shape the future of Arapahoe Road/State Hwy 7 at April 26 public meetingCounty seeking feedback on recent... read more →

Rabbit Mountain Elk Management Plan POSAC Hearing April 27

April 19, 2017 Rabbit Mountain Elk Management Plan POSAC Hearing April 27 Online speaker signup for public testimony begins Thursday, April 20, at... 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 LongmontWith 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... read more →

Free Backyard Compost Workshops held throughout Boulder County

April 14, 2017 Free Backyard Compost Workshops held throughout Boulder County These events are free and open to the public Boulder County, Colo.... 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... 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... 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... 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... read more →

Volunteer Program Enrichment Awards Ceremony on Thursday, April 27

April 13, 2017 Volunteer Program Enrichment Awards Ceremony on Thursday, April 27 RSVP by Thursday, April 20 Boulder County, Colo. - The Boulder County Commissioners... 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... read more →

Commissioners Honor Outstanding County Programs at Annual Pinnacle Awards

April 7, 2017 Commissioners Honor Outstanding County Programs at Annual Pinnacle Awards This year there were 15 finalist projects chosen to be highlighted... read more →

Boulder County is now offering FREE bike racks to local businesses

April 6, 2017 Boulder County is now offering FREE bike racks to local businesses Boulder County, Colo. - Boulder County is launching a program to... read more →

Pella Crossing Opening Ceremony Rescheduled to April 26, 4:30 p.m.

April 4, 2017 Pella Crossing Opening Ceremony Rescheduled to April 26, 4:30 p.m.Soggy conditions have delayed work and postponed the reopening of the... read more →

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 eventBoulder County, Colo. - The second... read more →

Diabetes Prevention Program offered by Area Agency on Aging

March 29, 2017 Diabetes Prevention Program offered by Area Agency on Aging Prevention program begins in late April; Information session Tuesday, April 11... read more →

Boulder Creek Path extension project open house Wednesday, April 5

March 29, 2017 Boulder Creek Path extension project open house Wednesday, April 5 County seeking feedback on draft plansBoulder County, Colo. - Boulder County Transportation... read more →

Caring for LGBT Elders: Project Visibility Training will be held Thursday, April 13 in Lafayette

March 28, 2017 Caring for LGBT Elders: Project Visibility Training will be held Thursday, April 13 in LafayetteRegistration required by April 6Boulder County,... read more →

Family caregiver training program begins Thursday, April 13 in Longmont

March 24, 2017 Family caregiver training program begins Thursday, April 13 in LongmontRegistration required, classes held Thursday afternoonsBoulder County, Colo. – The “National Caregiver... read more →

Agricultural Heritage Center opens Saturday, April 1 for the 2017 season

March 24, 2017 Agricultural Heritage Center opens Saturday, April 1 for the 2017 seasonThe center will be open Fri. through Sun., 10 a.m.... read more →

The deadline for filing Business Personal Property Declarations is approaching

March 23, 2017 The deadline for filing Business Personal Property Declarations is approaching Business owners have until April 18 to file their 2017... 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 New climate change pilot project to begin with analysis of carbon sequestration feasibilityBoard of County Commissioners awards project contract to... read more →

Sunshine Fire marks the start of wildfire mitigation season

March 23, 2017 Sunshine Fire marks the start of wildfire mitigation seasonBoulder County launches 2017 wildfire mitigation assistance programs for residents Boulder County,... 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.Boulder County, Colo. - Pella Crossing Open Space, located... 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... 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 23Public Meeting of the County Commissioners to consider... 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 17Boulder County, Colo. - Boulder County Parks &... 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 - 17Boulder County, Colo.... 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)Boulder County, Colo. - The Boulder County Attorney's... 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... 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... read more →

Boulder County partners with the Center for ReSource Conservation to help low-income residents with energy upgrades

March 6, 2017 Boulder County partners with the Center for ReSource Conservation to help low-income residents with energy upgradesEnergySmart and Conservation for All... read more →

Boulder County Awards Sustainability Grants to Local Communities

March 2, 2017 Boulder County Awards Sustainability Grants to Local Communities Boulder County, Colo. - The Boulder County Commissioners have announced the recipients of 2017 Environmental... 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... read more →

Boulder County continues review of oil and gas development regulations

February 27, 2017 Boulder County continues review of oil and gas development regulationsBoard of County Commissioners to accept public testimony at a hearing... read more →

Boulder County Issues RFP for the Operation of the Boulder County Recycling Center

February 24, 2017 Boulder County Issues RFP for the Operation of the Boulder County Recycling CenterBoulder County, Colo. - The Boulder County Administrative Services Department... 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, Colo. - Boulder... read more →

Soil Health Conference scheduled for Thursday March 9

February 22, 2017 Soil Health Conference scheduled for Thursday March 9Topics include current science, indicators, and benefits of soil healthBoulder County, Colo. - The 2017 Soil... read more →

Neighborhood meeting for Cold Springs Fire community members Feb. 27

February 21, 2017 Neighborhood meeting for Cold Springs Fire community members Feb. 27Boulder County, Colo. - A neighborhood meeting has been scheduled for Monday,... read more →

Floodplain Mapping Project public meeting Feb. 23

February 16, 2017 Floodplain Mapping Project public meeting on Thursday, Feb. 23Draft maps currently available onlineBoulder County, Colo. - Boulder County Transportation and the State... 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... read more →

Get involved, help bring new voices to local boards and commissions

February 14, 2017 Get involved, help bring new voices to local boards and commissions -- PERL now recruiting Register by Tuesday, Feb. 28; Classes... 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 propertyBoulder County,... read more →

North Foothills Prescribed Burn Window Set for Feb. 13 – 24

February 9, 2017 North Foothills Prescribed Burn Window Set for Feb. 13 – 24 Possible Burns at Heil Valley Ranch and Hall Ranch... read more →

Training Course in Boulder to Help Family Caregivers Thrive

February 8, 2017 Training course in Boulder to help family caregivers thriveRegistration required, classes start Tuesday, Feb. 28Boulder County, Colo. - “Powerful Tools for Caregivers,”... read more →

Teens and adults can now apply for summer jobs with Boulder County Youth Corps

February 7, 2017 Teens and adults can now apply for summer jobs with Boulder County Youth CorpsDeadline to submit youth applications is Fri.,... read more →

Boulder County seeking proposals for agriculture research project

February 6, 2017 Boulder County seeking proposals for agriculture research projectMandatory pre-bid meeting Tuesday, Feb. 28Boulder County, Colo. - Boulder County is seeking qualified companies,... 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,... read more →

Boulder County Awards Funding for Zero Waste Programs

February 3, 2017 Boulder County awards funding for zero waste programs Boulder County, Colo. – The Boulder County Board of County Commissioners awarded... read more →

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Report Now Available for Viewing

February 2, 2017 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Report Now Available for ViewingImproving timeliness, reducing stigma, and increasing early detection are among recommendationsBoulder... read more →

Boulder County’s EnergySmart program launches a new Electric Vehicle advising service

February 1, 2017 Boulder County’s EnergySmart program launches a new Electric Vehicle advising serviceBoulder County, Colo. - Boulder County’s EnergySmart service is now offering the... 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 Walk-In Health Coverage Enrollment Event and Resource Fair on Jan. 28Enrollment Deadline for 2017 Health Coverage is Tuesday, Jan. 31Boulder... read more →

Now Accepting Applications for 2017 Artist-in-Residence Program

January 23, 2017 Now Accepting Applications for 2017 Artist-in-Residence Program Online applications will be accepted until Feb. 15. Boulder County, Colo. - The Parks &... read more →

Commissioners reaffirm commitment to protecting residents and the environment

January 19, 2017 Commissioners reaffirm commitment to protecting residents and the environmentResolution 2017-26 was approved unanimously by the BoardBoulder County, Colo. - Boulder County Commissioners... read more →

Make a difference – Become a Boulder County juvenile mentor

January 18, 2017 Make a difference – Become a Boulder County juvenile mentorProvide a positive role model and help change the life of... read more →

Boulder County planning to install real-time bus schedule displays at area stops

January 18, 2017 Boulder County planning to install real-time bus schedule displays at area stopsTake a survey by Jan. 27 and you may... read more →

The Hero’s Journey of the Caregiver workshop begins in February

January 17, 2017 The Hero’s Journey of the Caregiver workshop begins in FebruarySaturday, Feb. 4, and Saturday, Feb. 11, in LongmontBoulder County, Colo. - The... read more →

Youth Corps participant Jake Drewes to be recognized at Colorado State Capitol

January 17, 2017 Youth Corps participant Jake Drewes to be recognized at Colorado State CapitolAwards ceremony celebrates youth work experience and commitment to... 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 Boulder County, Colo. - The Boulder County... 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... read more →

Food Assistance Gains Seen Across Colorado; More Progress Needed

January 10, 2017 Food Assistance Gains Seen Across Colorado; More Progress NeededColorado’s improvement is 11th best in the U.S.; Boulder County organizations collaborating... read more →

Public Health Partners with Law Enforcement Agencies to Prevent Opioid Overdoses

January 9, 2017 Boulder County Public Health Partners with Law Enforcement Agencies to Prevent Opioid OverdosesOfficials from eight agencies to receive training on... read more →

Boulder County announces second annual Winter Bike Week – Jan. 23-27

January 9, 2017 Boulder County announces second annual Winter Bike WeekWinter Bike to Work Day Jan. 25; register and track trips todayBoulder County,... 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... read more →

Caring for LGBT Elders: Project Visibility Training to be held Thursday, Jan. 26

January 3, 2017 Caring for LGBT Elders: Project Visibility Training to be held Thursday, Jan. 26Registration required by Jan. 20Boulder County, Colo. - Boulder County... read more →

Boulder County named a Silver Bicycle Friendly Business by the League of American Bicyclists

January 3, 2017 Boulder County named a Silver Bicycle Friendly Business by the League of American BicyclistsBoulder County, Colo. - On Dec. 21, 2016, the... 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 Boulder County Commissioners respond to Colorado Supreme Court’s Decision not to Hear Appeal of Road Case Plaintiffs-Appellants (Wibby et al.)... read more →

Boulder County donates 10,000 pounds of locally grown pinto beans to Community Food Share

December 19, 2016 Boulder County donates 10,000 pounds of locally grown pinto beans to Community Food Share Beans grown on county open space... read more →

Boulder County’s Family to Family Holiday Program Still Needs Donations

December 16, 2016 Boulder County’s Family to Family Holiday Program Still Needs DonationsHoliday gift-giving program for low-income residents is $15K short of goalBoulder... read more →

Boulder County Commissioners appoint Cindy Braddock as County Assessor

December 15, 2016 Boulder County Commissioners appoint Cindy Braddock as County Assessor Appointment follows decision by current Boulder County Assessor Jerry Roberts to... read more →

County Officials Review Study on Jail Overcrowding in Boulder County

December 14, 2016 County Officials Review Study on Jail Overcrowding in Boulder County The study used evidenced-based practices to examine the best use... read more →

Boulder County seeking public comment on Sustainable Agriculture Research and Innovation Initiative

December 14, 2016 Boulder County seeking public comment on Sustainable Agriculture Research and Innovation InitiativeComments are due by Friday, Dec. 30.Boulder County, Colo. - Boulder... read more →

County Commissioners extend temporary moratorium on new oil and gas permit applications to May 1, 2017

December 13, 2016 County Commissioners extend temporary moratorium on new oil and gas permit applications to May 1, 2017Staff Given Additional Time to... read more →

Boulder County adopts $422.5 million budget for 2017

December 13, 2016 Boulder County adopts $422.5 million budget for 2017Boulder County, Colo. - The Boulder County Commissioners have adopted a budget of $422.5 million for... read more →

MEDIA ADVISORY – Lefthand Canyon ribbon cutting ceremony Friday, Dec. 16

December 12, 2016 Lefthand Canyon ribbon cutting ceremony Friday, Dec. 16Boulder County, Colo. - Boulder County will host a ribbon cutting ceremony from 1 to... read more →

Public Hearing to Consider Status of Temporary Moratorium on the Processing of New Oil and Gas Permits

December 8, 2016 Public Hearing to Consider Status of Temporary Moratorium on the Processing of New Oil and Gas Permits Public comment for... read more →

Trip Tracker Program sees amazing results during 2015-16 school year

December 7, 2016 Trip Tracker Program sees amazing results during 2015-16 school yearParticipants from five St. Vrain Valley school took 92,442 green tripsBoulder... read more →

Floodplain Mapping public meeting about segments of St. Vrain Creek set for Tuesday, Dec. 13

December 6, 2016 Floodplain Mapping public meeting about segments of St. Vrain Creek set for Tuesday, Dec. 13Presentation followed by hands-on map review... read more →

Recruitment now underway for advisory boards and commissions

December 5, 2016 Recruitment now underway for advisory boards and commissionsBoulder County invites residents to voice opinions, provide guidanceBoulder County, Colo. - Boulder County is... read more →

Boulder County Commissioners announce process for filling vacancy for County Assessor

December 2, 2016 Boulder County Commissioners announce process for filling vacancy for County Assessor Qualified candidates are invited to submit letters of interest... read more →

Railroad crossing quiet zone public meeting Dec. 7 in Niwot

December 1, 2016 Railroad crossing quiet zone public meeting Dec. 7 in NiwotCommunity feedback is welcomedBoulder County, Colo. - Boulder County Transportation will host a... read more →

Heil Valley Ranch Prescribed Burn Window Set for Nov. 28 – Dec. 14

November 22, 2016 Heil Valley Ranch Prescribed Burn Window Set for Nov. 28 – Dec. 14Heil Valley Ranch will be closed during active... read more →

Boulder County Holiday Giving Programs Provide Donors with a Range of Choices to Help Others

November 18, 2016 Boulder County Holiday Giving Programs Provide Donors with a Range of Choices to Help OthersPrograms support families, children, seniors, seasonal... 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 applicationsPublic 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 St. Vrain Community Hub officially the first LEED Platinum building in LongmontThe St. Vrain Community Hub’s environmentally sustainable measures are... read more →

Boulder County Assessor Jerry Roberts announces his retirement

November 17, 2016 Boulder County Assessor Jerry Roberts to retire in January 2017State law gives County Commissioners the role of filling the vacancy... read more →

Sixteenth Annual Lavender Gala takes Place Sunday, Dec. 4

November 16, 2016 Sixteenth Annual Lavender Gala takes Place Sunday, Dec. 4RSVP by Nov. 30 for this festive holiday event specifically geared to... read more →

PIE program celebrates 15-year anniversary

November 15, 2016 PIE program celebrates 15-year anniversary Joint program of Foothills United Way and Boulder County Community Action Programs promotes financial education... 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 HearingBoulder County Commissioners to hold public... read more →

Wildfire Partners Recognized as Model Community Wildfire Mitigation Program

November 14, 2016 Wildfire Partners Recognized as Model Community Wildfire Mitigation ProgramThe Rocky Mountain Insurance Information Association (RMIIA) is honoring Wildfire Partners with... 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... 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... read more →

Boulder County Seeks Volunteers to join the Citizen Ranger Corps

November 9, 2016 Boulder County Seeks Volunteers to join the Citizen Ranger CorpsApplication deadline is Friday, Nov. 18.Boulder County, Colo. - Boulder County is now... read more →

Voter Options Now through Tuesday, November 8

November 4, 2016 style="border-collapse: collapse; vertical-align: top;" valign="top">Boulder County, Colo. – Boulder County offers voters many ways to return their mail ballot or vote in-person... 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... 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. 19Space is limited, registration requiredBoulder County, Colo. - The Boulder... read more →

Drive-by Ballot Drop-off locations open Friday

November 2, 2016 style="border-collapse: collapse; vertical-align: top;" valign="top">Boulder County, Colo. – In addition to the twelve 24-hour ballot drop boxes already in operation, the... 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 drugsBoulder County, Colo. - Learn... 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... read more →

Discount Electric Car Purchase Program Launches Nov. 1

November 1, 2016 Discount Electric Car Purchase Program Launches Nov. 1Boulder County residents can access limited time discounts for electric vehiclesBoulder County, Colo. - Boulder... 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 stakeholdersBoulder County, Colo. - Boulder... read more →

Monday is the last day to request a mail ballot

October 28, 2016 style="border-collapse: collapse; vertical-align: top;" valign="top">Boulder County – Monday, October 31 is the last day for a voter to register or... 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... 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. 11Boulder County, Colo. - Boulder County Parks &... 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... read more →

Boulder County equipment testing completed for 2016 General Election

October 21, 2016 Boulder County, Colo. -- Representatives from the local Democratic and Republican parties signed off on the completed Logic and Accuracy test... read more →

Community walk and bike rodeo Saturday, Oct. 29 in Longmont

October 21, 2016 Community walk and bike rodeo Saturday, Oct. 29 in LongmontThis FREE event teaches kids safe riding and walking skillsBoulder County,... 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... read more →

Public invited to comment on 2017 Recommended Budget

October 18, 2016 Public invited to comment on 2017 Recommended Budget Members of the public are invited to view recommended budget,comment by email... read more →

Boulder County hosts Age Well conference on Friday, Oct. 28

October 17, 2016 Boulder County hosts Age Well conference on Friday, Oct. 28Top national and local presenters focus on health and aging, registration... 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... read more →

Ballots begin to be mailed Monday, Oct. 17

October 14, 2016 style="border-collapse: collapse; vertical-align: top;" valign="top">Boulder County, Colo. – Elections in Colorado are conducted by mail with Voter Service and Polling Centers... read more →

Boulder County to receive age-friendly designation by AARP

October 14, 2016 Boulder County to receive age-friendly designation by AARP, Friday, Oct. 28Latest Colorado county inducted into the AARP Network of Age-Friendly... read more →

Public comment sought on draft plan for Genetically Engineered (GE) Crop Transition

October 13, 2016 Public comment sought on draft plan for Genetically Engineered (GE) Crop TransitionPublic Hearings set for October and NovemberBoulder County, Colo.... read more →

Elections Hiring Event scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 15

October 13, 2016 style="border-collapse: collapse; vertical-align: top;" valign="top">Boulder County, Colo. – Boulder County Elections is currently hiring Voter Service and Polling Center judges. The... read more →

FREE bike tour visiting area planning highlights on Saturday, Oct. 22

October 13, 2016 FREE bike tour visiting area planning highlights on Saturday, Oct. 22City of Boulder/Boulder County showcasing planning in action; registration now... read more →

Annual Junior and Senior Team Fishing Derby on Oct. 22

October 13, 2016 Annual Junior and Senior Team Fishing Derby on Oct. 22Boulder County, Colo. - Boulder County Parks & Open Space will host the... read more →

Vietnam Veterans Commemoration Ceremony scheduled for Nov. 11

October 12, 2016 Vietnam Veterans Commemoration Ceremony scheduled for Nov. 11Boulder County Commissioners to distribute pins for the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam... read more →

Colorado Communities to Push for State, Federal Climate Action

October 12, 2016 Colorado Communities to Push for State, Federal Climate Action Boulder County, Colo. - On Oct. 11 the Boulder County Commissioners held a public... 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... read more →

Drug Take Back Event – Saturday, Oct. 22

October 7, 2016 For Immediate ReleaseOct. 7, 2016Media Contact: Carrie Haverfield, Boulder County Sheriff’s Office, 303-441-1500 Drug Take Back DayThe Boulder County Sheriff's Office... read more →

Target shooting education video series now available for viewing

October 7, 2016 Target shooting education video series now available for viewingThe 5-video series provides tips for safe and respectful target shooting on... 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... 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... 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 permittingBoulder County, Colo. – Boulder... 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... read more →

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

October 5, 2016 Draft of proposed Boulder County oil and gas development regulations available for reviewBoulder County, Colo. – Boulder County staff members... read more →

Boulder County to test ballots and equipment for upcoming election

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

Wildfire mitigation is focus of Wildfire Awareness Month in Boulder County

October 4, 2016 Wildfire mitigation is focus of Wildfire Awareness Month in Boulder County Residents can learn how to take action to protect... 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 BoulderBoulder County, Colo. – Are you... read more →

County Commissioners honor national award-winning projects

September 29, 2016 County Commissioners honor national award-winning projectsTen county-led projects were given Achievement Awards by the National Association of CountiesBoulder County, Colo. - At... read more →

Boulder County named 13th Healthiest Workplace in America

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

October is National Community Planning Month!

September 28, 2016 October is National Community Planning Month! Join us for events and activities that explore how planning benefits the community and... read more →

Wildfire and Forestry Open House at Walker Ranch Oct. 1

September 28, 2016 Wildfire and Forestry Open House at Walker Ranch Oct. 1Event Kicks Off October Wildfire Awareness Month Boulder County, Colo. - October Wildfire... read more →

Boulder County to review draft oil and gas development regulations

September 27, 2016 Boulder County to review draft oil and gas development regulationsPlanning Commission to review regulations starting Oct. 12; County Commissioners to... read more →

Departmental presentations for 2017 Budget requests to wrap up this week

September 27, 2016 Boulder County Commissioners' AgendaMeetings 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 Overlay project on Baseline and Cherryvale roads starts Sept. 26Expect delays; Avoid construction zone, if possible Boulder County, Colo. - Boulder County’s Transportation... read more →

Feedback needed on sustainable materials management at public meeting

September 26, 2016 Feedback needed on sustainable materials management at public meetingCounty will host open house on Sept. 28 from 5:30–7 p.m. at... read more →

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

September 23, 2016 Celebrate Construction of Newest Community of Affordable Homes in Louisville on Sept. 30Event marks the construction mid-point for Kestrel and... read more →

Overlay project on Flagstaff Road starts Sept. 26

September 23, 2016 Overlay project on Flagstaff Road starts Sept. 26Expect delays; Avoid construction zone, if possible Boulder County, Colo. - Boulder County’s Transportation Department will... read more →

North St. Vrain Creek stream restoration project complete

September 21, 2016 North St. Vrain Creek stream restoration project completeBoulder County, Colo. - Boulder County, in partnership with the City of Longmont, has completed... 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... 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.Boulder County, Colo. – The “National... 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... 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,... read more →

Boulder County Partners with Airbnb to Strengthen Community Disaster Response Capacity

September 16, 2016 Boulder County Partners with Airbnb to Strengthen Community Disaster Response CapacityCollaborative effort will provide temporary housing options and enhance information-sharing... read more →

Boulder County Commissioners appoint new Parks & Open Space Director

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

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

September 13, 2016 Important help for older adults: Falls Prevention Week, Sept. 19-23Events taking place throughout Boulder CountyBoulder County, Colo. - Boulder County Area Agency... 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... 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. 23Boulder County, Colo. - People from the county’s diverse communities... read more →

Multicultural Awards Banquet marks 28 years of honoring community contributors

September 6, 2016 Multicultural Awards Banquet marks 28 years of honoring community contributors Register by Sept. 15 - Event on Oct. 6 Boulder... 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 LongmontBoulder County, Colo. - Boulder County Parks & Open Space will... 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... read more →

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

September 1, 2016 Boulder County further supports families by implementing “Infants-at-Work” policyNew policy follows an increase in paid Parental Leave instated in JanuaryBoulder... read more →

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

August 31, 2016 Caring for LGBT Elders: Project Visibility Training to be held Sept. 13 in LongmontRegistration required by Sept. 6Boulder County, Colo.... read more →

Elections Division to host job fair on Thursday

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

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

August 29, 2016 Overdose Awareness Day: An opportunity to publicly mourn, discuss impacts of opioid abuseBoulder County, Colo. - International Overdose Awareness Day is... 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... 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.Boulder County, Colo. - Flood recovery construction at Walden... 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... read more →

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

August 24, 2016 Staff report available for Aug. 30 Boulder Valley Comprehensive Plan public hearing Those wishing to comment at the hearing are... read more →

Betasso Preserve Forestry Project Community Meeting Aug. 30

August 22, 2016 Betasso Preserve Forestry Project Community Meeting Aug. 30Mid-week park closures October through DecemberBoulder County, Colo. - Boulder County Parks & Open... 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... read more →

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

August 16, 2016 Online speaker sign-up now open for Aug. 30 BVCP Public HearingThe Board of County Commissioners and the Planning Commission will... read more →

Boulder County fire ban amended

August 11, 2016 Boulder County fire ban amendedPreviously prohibited activities now allowed, but fire ban is still in placeBoulder County, Colo. - On Thursday,... read more →

Head Start seeks additional families for Boulder locations

August 11, 2016 Head Start seeks additional families for Boulder locations Enrollment is for the 2016/17 school yearBoulder County, Colo. - Boulder County Head Start has... read more →

Training course in Erie to help family caregivers thrive

August 10, 2016 Training course in Erie to help family caregivers thriveRegistration required, classes starts Sept. 7Boulder County, Colo. - “Powerful Tools for Caregivers,” a... read more →

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

August 10, 2016 Boulder County confirms first three local cases of West Nile Virus for 2016Boulder County, Colo. - Boulder County Public Health has confirmed... read more →

Lot drawing scheduled for 2016 General Election

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

Neighborhood meeting scheduled for residents inside Cold Springs Fire burn area

August 8, 2016 Neighborhood meeting scheduled for residents inside Cold Springs Fire burn areaBoulder County, Colo. - A neighborhood meeting has been scheduled for Aug.... 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, Colo. - Boulder County Parks & Open Space is hosting a... read more →

MEDIA ADVISORY – Salina Junction ribbon cutting ceremony Aug. 8

August 3, 2016 MEDIA ADVISORY – Salina Junction ribbon cutting ceremony Aug. 8Boulder County, Colo. - Boulder County will host a ribbon cutting ceremony starting... 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 PreserveBoulder County, Colo. - Boulder... 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.Boulder County, Colo. - There are several weeks left for artists... read more →

Boulder County Commissioners refer two measurs to the November 2016 ballot

July 29, 2016 County Commissioners refer two measures to the November 2016 ballotThe 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 Wildfire mitigation helps save homes in the Cold Springs FireThe Wildfire Partners program can provide advising and financial help for... 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,... 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... read more →

RTD adds more weekday and Saturday trips on regional L route

July 22, 2016 RTD adds more weekday and Saturday trips on regional L route Enhanced service now operating between Longmont and Denver – RideTheL.com... 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 22Boulder County, Colo. - Boulder County Parks and Open Space invites all anglers... read more →

Parks & Open Space Farm Tour – Thursday, July 21

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

Mosquito Pool in Longmont Tests Positive for West Nile Virus

July 14, 2016 Mosquito Pool in Longmont Tests Positive for West Nile VirusBoulder County, Colo. - Boulder County Public Health has confirmed that mosquitoes in... read more →

Disaster Assistance Center open at Nederland High School

July 13, 2016 Disaster Assistance Center open at Nederland High School for Cold Springs Fire residents Residents impacted by the Cold Springs Fire... 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... read more →

Cold Springs Fire Latest Update

July 13, 2016 Cold Springs Fire Latest UpdateRocky Mountain Incident Management 2 Team Black ... read more →

Additional fire-affected structures identified

July 12, 2016 Additional fire-affected structures identifiedBoulder County, Colo. - A Damage Assessment Team was once again escorted by the Incident Management Team to survey... 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 ImmediatelyBoulder County, Colo. - A dispatch notification was just sent to residents in the Magnolia area that... read more →

Final Official Results Available for 2016 Primary Election

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

Additional fire-affected structures identified

July 11, 2016 Additional fire-affected structures identifiedBoulder County, Colo. - A Damage Assessment Team was once again escorted by the Incident Management Team to survey... read more →

Fire-affected structures identified after Damage Assessment

July 10, 2016 Fire-affected structures identified after Damage AssessmentBoulder County, Colo. - A Damage Assessment Team was escorted by the Incident Management Team to... read more →

Fire Ban Enacted for ALL of Boulder County

July 9, 2016 Fire Ban Enacted for ALL of Boulder CountyAll open burning is currently prohibited in Boulder CountyBoulder County, Colo. - There is... read more →

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

July 7, 2016 Boulder County Clerk and Recorder’s offices will close at 11:30 a.m. on July 14Offices will reopen the following day at... 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 VisitBoulder County, Colo. - On July... read more →

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

July 1, 2016 Public meeting about proposed floodplain code amendments and an overview of floodplain remapping process July 14Boulder County, Colo. - Boulder County-area watershed... read more →

Recruitment underway for advisory boards and commissions

July 1, 2016 Recruitment underway for advisory boards and commissionsBoulder County invites residents to voice opinions, provide guidanceBoulder County, Colo. - Boulder County is seeking... 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">Boulder County, Colo. – The public is invited to observe the Boulder County Election Division’s 2016 Primary Election... 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... 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... read more →

Drive-by ballot drop off locations open June 24

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

Flood-related home buyout program application deadline is July 22

June 23, 2016 Flood-related home buyout program application deadline is July 22Boulder County, Colo. - In order to increase resiliency to future flood events, Boulder... read more →

Family caregiver training program begins July 21 in Longmont

June 21, 2016 Family caregiver training program begins July 21 in LongmontRegistration required; classes held Thursdays from 5-8 p.m. Boulder County, Colo. - The “National Caregiver... 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, Colo. – Boulder County Clerk and Recorder Hillary Hall will host an elections open house/ballot processing... 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, Colo. – Boulder County Clerk & Recorder Hillary Hall will host a webinar to help explain... read more →

Voter Service Centers open Monday for June 28 Primary Election

June 16, 2016 style="border-collapse: collapse; vertical-align: top;" valign="top">Boulder County, Colo. – Beginning Monday, three Voter Service and Polling Centers will be available for Boulder County... 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... 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 286-Month Moratorium on Oil & Gas Development in Unincorporated Boulder County Public hearing scheduled to determine if... 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... read more →

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

June 7, 2016 2016 Hessie Trailhead weekend shuttle begins June 11 – It’s FREE!Nederland Park-n-Ride is the pick-up/drop-off location; runs every 15-20 minutesBoulder... read more →

Boulder County equipment testing completed for June 28 Primary Election

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

Primary Election in now less than one month away

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

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

June 1, 2016 Possible amendments to floodplain regulations in Land Use Code to be discussedDiscussion to take place at Boulder County Planning Commission's... read more →

Public hearing scheduled for a proposed Marijuana Establishment in Niwot

June 1, 2016 Public hearing scheduled for a proposed Marijuana Establishment in NiwotOnline signup forms available beginning June 1 at noonBoulder County, Colo. - The... read more →

Healthier Living workshops for older adults begin June 16

May 26, 2016 Healthier Living workshops for older adults begin June 16Registration required; workshops provide the tools needed to manage ongoing health problemsBoulder... 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... read more →

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

May 26, 2016 Local Communities Push for State, Federal Climate Action in New CoalitionBoulder County, Colo. - Boulder County is one of nine Colorado communities... read more →

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

May 25, 2016 St. Vrain Creek “Reach 3” Restoration Public Meeting June 1Boulder County, Colo. - Boulder County Parks & Open Space and its consultant,... 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">Boulder County, Colo. – The Boulder County Elections Division will conduct a logic and accuracy test... read more →

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

May 24, 2016 New travel restrictions for Lefthand Canyon flood reconstruction project effective May 31One-hour delays; No weekend restrictionsBoulder County, Colo. - Travel restrictions associated... 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 CountyBoard of County CommissionersBoulder County Commissioners Take Action in Response to Colorado Supreme Court Decisions on... read more →

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

May 19, 2016 Community Meeting for Restoration Design for James and Little James Creeks June 1Boulder County, Colo. - Funding has recently been secured for... read more →

2016 Parks and Open Space Water Tour Scheduled for June 11

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

South St. Vrain Creek Restoration Public Meeting May 24

May 17, 2016 South St. Vrain Creek Restoration Public Meeting May 24Boulder County, Colo. - Boulder County Parks & Open Space and its consultant, Matrix... read more →

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

May 17, 2016 Lower Fourmile Canyon Drive open house on flood-related reconstruction May 25Latest set of designs available onlineBoulder County, Colo. - Boulder County and... 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, Colo. - Boulder County will host a public... read more →

Boulder Office of Emergency Management to participate in regional wildfire exercise

May 13, 2016 Boulder Office of Emergency Management to participate in regional wildfire exerciseBoulder County, Colo. - On Friday and Saturday, May 20 and... read more →

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

May 13, 2016 Flood recovery-related Home Access Program application deadline is June 15All full-time residences with unpermitted or temporary bridges are encouraged to... read more →

Training course to help family caregivers thrive begins June 7

May 12, 2016 Training course to help family caregivers thrive begins June 7Registration required, classes are held Tuesdays afternoonsBoulder County, Colo. - “Powerful Tools for... 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 optionsBoulder County, Colo. - Boulder County... read more →

Applications now open for 2017 Worthy Cause pool funding

May 11, 2016 Applications now open for 2017 Worthy Cause pool fundingHuman services nonprofit agencies may now apply for capital fundsBoulder County, Colo.... read more →

Boulder County Launches New Geospatial Open Data Platform

May 10, 2016 Boulder County Launches New Geospatial Open Data PlatformNew platform offers better tools and improved access to geospatial dataBoulder County, Colo. - Today,... 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... 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 Boulder County, Colo. - As part of a... read more →

Caregiving Symposium to inform and support family caregivers, May 19

April 28, 2016 Caregiving Symposium to inform and support family caregivers, May 19Registration for the event is required by May 12Boulder County, Colo. - The... 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 ShowBoulder County, Colo. - Artists are invited to visit Boulder County... read more →

Left Hand Outdoor Challenge Now Accepting Applications for Teens

April 26, 2016 Left Hand Outdoor Challenge Now Accepting Applications for TeensBoulder County, Colo. - The Left Hand Outdoor Challenge is now accepting applications for... read more →

Solar Benefits for Businesses Exceeds Expectations and Funds

April 26, 2016 Solar Benefits for Businesses Exceeds Expectations and Funds Commercial discount solar offer overwhelmed by demand; spurs plans for broader future programBoulder... 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... read more →

Boulder County Community Forestry Sort Yards to open in May

April 20, 2016 Boulder County Community Forestry Sort Yards to open in MayFree slash and log disposal available at Allenspark and Nederland sort... read more →

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

April 20, 2016 Non-profit boards and commissions needed to participate in recruitment fair, May 16Boulder County, Colo. - The People Engaged in Raising Leaders (PERL)... 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, Colo. - Boulder... read more →

Heil 2 Small Area Plan available for review

April 19, 2016 Heil 2 Small Area Plan now available for reviewPublic meeting April 28, 2 p.m., in BoulderBoulder County, Colo. - The Heil 2... read more →

Boulder County Head Start Teachers to Receive Early Childhood Education Awards

April 16, 2016 Boulder County Head Start Teachers to Receive Early Childhood Education AwardsDeanna Whisle, Suzanne Sobczak named top educatorsBoulder County, Colo. –... read more →

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

April 14, 2016 Monarch Road closed south of 79th Street at Dry Creek starting April 18 Closed in both directions for culvert construction projectBoulder... read more →

Commissioners Announce 2016 Volunteer Awards during National Volunteer Week

April 12, 2016 Commissioners Announce 2016 Volunteer Awards during National Volunteer WeekBoulder County, Colo. - The Boulder County Commissioners (BOCC) celebrated the important role that... read more →

Community Meeting for Left Hand Creek Restoration on April 19

April 12, 2016 Community Meeting for Left Hand Creek Restoration on April 19Boulder County, Colo. - As part of the overall Lefhand Canyon Drive reconstruction... read more →

Multicultural Student Scholarship applications now open; deadline is April 29

April 12, 2016 Multicultural Student Scholarship applications now open; deadline is April 29Boulder County, Colo. - Boulder County Community Action Programs (CAP) has scholarship monies... read more →

Land Conservation Awards Ceremony April 14

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

Poverty Simulation Event Scheduled for April 20 in Longmont

April 11, 2016 Poverty Simulation Event Scheduled for April 20 in Longmont Determine how you would make difficult choices about food, transportation and... read more →

Free Backyard Compost Workshops held throughout Boulder County

April 11, 2016 Free Backyard Compost Workshops held throughout Boulder County Boulder County, Colo. – The Boulder County Resource Conservation Division is sponsoring... read more →

Month-Long “Beds for Babies” Fundraising Campaign Launches

April 8, 2016 Month-Long “Beds for Babies” Fundraising Campaign Launches Donor event designed to help provide a safe and secure sleeping arrangement for... read more →

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

April 8, 2016 Solar and Electric Vehicle Deals at the Boulder Farmers’ Market on April 9Partners of Benefits Boulder County will be educating... read more →

Valmont Road permanent flood recovery reconstruction project starts April 11

April 7, 2016 Valmont Road permanent flood recovery reconstruction project starts April 11Lane shifts and reduced speeds will be in place between 61st... read more →

Discount Solar Purchase Program for Commercial Properties Launches

April 7, 2016 Discount Solar Purchase Program for Commercial Properties LaunchesBoulder County businesses can access significant discounts and rebates for rooftop solarBoulder County,... read more →

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

April 4, 2016 2016 Commissioners’ Volunteer Program Enrichment Awards Ceremony set for Tuesday, April 12Boulder County, Colo. - Boulder County Commissioners will celebrate the important... read more →

Boulder County Receives Federal Grant to Reduce Homelessness

April 1, 2016 Boulder County Receives Federal Grant to Reduce Homelessness Regional grant will fund a rapid re-housing program and support work to... read more →

Training Program for Family Caregivers Offered Thursdays Beginning April 7

March 30, 2016 Training Program for Family Caregivers Offered Thursdays Beginning April 7Boulder County, Colo. - Boulder County Area Agency on Aging, a Division of... read more →

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

March 24, 2016 Pilot Open Data Platform expands access to Boulder County Land Use information New open dataset offers better tools and improved... read more →

Community Meeting Concerning Restoration Design for James and Little James Creeks

March 22, 2016 Community Meeting Concerning Restoration Design for James and Little James Creeks set for March 28Boulder County, Colo. - Funding has recently been... read more →

Boulder County Launches Discount Electric Car and Bike Purchase Program

March 21, 2016 Boulder County Launches Discount Electric Car and Bike Purchase ProgramCounty residents can access significant discounts for electric vehicles and electric... 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 25Boulder County, Colo. - Boulder County residents ages... 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... 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, 2016Media 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 collectedBoulder County,... 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... read more →

Boulder County offering chipping grants for wildfire mitigation

March 8, 2016 Boulder County offering chipping grants for wildfire mitigation Homeowners encouraged to reduce their wildfire risk and improve forest health Boulder... read more →

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

March 8, 2016 Casa de la Esperanza Partners with Longmont Public Library on Reading ProgramNine-week program focuses on getting children excited about readingBoulder... read more →

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

March 7, 2016 Caring for LGBT Elders: Project Visibility Training to be held March 28Project Visibility: Person-Centered Care for LGBT eldersThe deadline to... read more →

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

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

Limited Flood Recovery Grant Funds Still Available for Boulder County Residents

March 1, 2016 Limited Flood Recovery Grant Funds Still Available for Boulder County ResidentsApplication period for remaining funds ends March 31, 2016Boulder County,... read more →

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

March 1, 2016 Recruitment now open for People Engaged in Raising Leaders (PERL)Sessions begin Wednesday, March 14Boulder County, Colo. - To increase the number of... read more →

Scholarship Funds Available for Multicultural Students

March 1, 2016 Scholarship Funds Available for Multicultural StudentsDeadline for current college students to apply is April 22Boulder County, Colo. - Boulder County Community Action... 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... 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... 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 partners with the U.S. Department of Energy to promote electric vehicle charging stations at workplacesBoulder County, Colo. - Boulder County... read more →

Boulder County Awards Sustainability Grants to Local Communities

February 23, 2016 Boulder County Awards Sustainability Grants to Local Communities Communities must be able to match funds; awarded up to $15,000Boulder County, Colo. - On... 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 Boulder County, Colo. – Beginning this week, the Longmont branch... read more →

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

February 22, 2016 Head Start Families to Receive Handmade Bookshelves and Books Feb. 25 Community Justice Services providing bookshelves, Eco-Cycle providing the booksBoulder County,... 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... 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 FairBoulder County, Colo. - Employers seeking to promote job openings... 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 &... 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 &... 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 &... 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... 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 &... read more →

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

February 12, 2016 Boulder County Takes Next Major Step toward Building Affordable Housing in LouisvilleFinancial Closing of 200 unit development supports affordable housing... read more →

Boulder County awards funding for zero waste programs

February 11, 2016 Boulder County awards funding for zero waste programs Boulder County, Colo. - The Boulder County Board of County Commissioners awarded $47,300 to 8... 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... 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 considerationThe 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... read more →

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

January 22, 2016 Public Hearing to Consider Boulder County Sponsorship of Stream Restoration Grants set for Jan. 26Boulder County, Colo. - The Boulder County Board... read more →

Applications for summer jobs with Boulder County Youth Corps now available

January 21, 2016 Applications for summer jobs with Boulder County Youth Corps now availableThe deadline to submit youth applications is Friday, March 25.... read more →

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

January 20, 2016 Public Hearing on the consideration of Boulder Valley Comprehensive Plan updates set for Jan. 26Members of the public should sign... read more →

Grant funding awarded for electric vehicle charging stations

January 20, 2016 Grant funding awarded for electric vehicle charging stationsSolar Benefits Colorado program creates greater demand for additional charging stations Boulder County, Colo. - City... read more →

Recruitment underway for advisory boards and commissions

January 15, 2016 Recruitment underway for advisory boards and commissionsBoulder County invites residents to voice opinions, provide guidanceBoulder County, Colo. - Boulder County is seeking... read more →

Boulder Creek Path extension project open house set for Jan. 21

January 14, 2016 Boulder Creek Path extension project open house set for Jan. 21County seeking feedback on concept plansBoulder County, Colo. - Boulder County Transportation... read more →

Training Program for Family Caregivers Offered Wednesdays beginning Feb. 17

January 14, 2016 Training Program for Family Caregivers Offered Wednesdays beginning Feb. 17Classes will be held Feb. 17 - Mar. 23 in LongmontBoulder... read more →

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

January 14, 2016 Try the Ft. Collins to Boulder FLEX Express bus service for FREE Jan. 18 – 22Special events and media ride-along... 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... 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 &... 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 &... 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 &... read more →

Boulder County Supports Families by Extending Paid Family Leave

January 5, 2016 Boulder County Supports Families by Extending Paid Family LeaveBoulder County, Colo. - Beginning January 1, Boulder County is leading the way for... read more →

Political Party Affiliation Deadline for Caucus Participation is Jan. 4

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

Boulder County Commissioners approve Inclusivity Resolution

December 17, 2015 Boulder County Commissioners approve Inclusivity Resolution Boulder County, Colo. – On Thursday, Dec. 17 the Boulder County Commissioners... 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 budgetBoulder County,... 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... read more →

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

December 2, 2015 Gold Run Road and Fourmile Creek flood recovery open house Dec. 8 Public feedback on plans will be collectedBoulder County, Colo. - Boulder... read more →

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

December 1, 2015 Lefthand Canyon flood reconstruction begins week of Dec. 14; Work requires major travel restrictions Public meeting Dec. 7 to learn more... 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 &... read more →

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

November 23, 2015 New “zero rock cut” design scenario for lower Fourmile Canyon Drive reconstruction available for review and comment Public feedback will be... 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,... read more →

Boulder County offers help to residents in need of health coverage

November 18, 2015 Boulder County offers help to residents in need of health coverageCounty conducting outreach to the uninsured during open enrollment periodBoulder... 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 &... 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.... read more →

Geospatial Summit celebrates Geography Awareness Week on Friday, November 20

November 13, 2015 Geospatial Summit celebrates Geography Awareness Week on Friday, November 20Public invited to attend the Boulder County Geospatial SummitBoulder County, Colo. -... read more →

Additional funding for EV charging stations is now available

November 12, 2015 Additional funding for EV charging stations is now availableBoulder County, Colo. - Thanks to the pooled purchase program – Solar Benefits Colorado... read more →

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

November 12, 2015 Upper Fourmile Canyon Drive/Wall Street and Fourmile Creek flood recovery open house Nov. 18 Public feedback on plans will be collectedBoulder... read more →

Financial assistance now available for paying energy bills

November 10, 2015 Financial assistance now available for paying energy billsBenefits average more than $500 for eligible residentsBoulder County, Colo. - As energy costs continue... read more →

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

November 10, 2015 Area Agency on Aging wins grant to help strengthen connections with the health care sector Boulder County, Colo. - Boulder County’s Area Agency... 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... read more →

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

November 5, 2015 Area Agency on Aging to host 15th Annual Lavender Gala on Dec. 6Boulder County, Colo. - Boulder County Area Agency on Aging... read more →

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

November 4, 2015 Salina Junction permanent flood recovery project anticipated to start week of Nov. 16Public meeting Nov. 12 to discuss construction plansBoulder... read more →

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

October 30, 2015 Deadline Extended for Discounts on Solar and/or Electric Vehicle PurchasesBoulder County, Colo. - In the next few months nearly one half a... read more →

Flood Insurance Rates Reduced for Residents in Unincorporated Boulder County

October 23, 2015 Flood Insurance Rates Reduced for Residents in Unincorporated Boulder CountyBoulder County, Colo. - Beginning Nov. 1, residents in unincorporated Boulder County will... 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... 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,... 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... 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... 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,... 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... 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,... 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,... 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,... read more →