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November 7, 2019

Boulder County Planning Commission agenda for November 20, 2019

Planning Commission public meeting begins at 1:30 p.m.

Boulder County, Colo. - The next meeting of the Boulder County Planning Commission will be Wed., November 20, 2019, beginning at 1:30 p.m.

Boulder County Courthouse, Commissioners' Hearing Room, 3rd Floor
1325 Pearl St., Boulder
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View the November 20, 2019 meeting agenda.

Agenda items include:

Approval of minutes/miscellaneous business.

Staff update(s) on projects and/or development review items (if necessary). Informational item only, public testimony will not be taken.


  1. Public Meeting: Adoption of Planning Commission Resolution for Dockets BCCP-18-0004 & BCCP-18-0005 Boulder County Comprehensive Plan Housing and Economics Elements
    Action Requested: Adoption. No public testimony will be taken.
    Staff Planner(s): Nicole Wobus, Christy Wiseman.
  2. Public Hearing: Docket SU-19-0001 Denver Water Multipurpose Communications Tower (Tabled from October 16, 2019)
    Request: Denver Water proposes installing a new multipurpose communications tower to provide greater bandwidth and improve service coverage at the Gross Dam facility.
    Location: 4121 Gross Dam Road, approximately .5 miles south of the intersection with Flagstaff Rd., in Section 19, Township 1S, Range 71W.
    Zoning: Forestry (F) Zoning District.
    Applicant/Property Owner: City & County of Denver, Denver Water Board. Agents: Joe Kramer, Pericle Communications Co. & Ashley Christensen, Charles Steckly Architecture.
    Action Requested: Recommendation to BOCC. Public testimony will be taken.
    Staff Planner(s): Marc Ambrosi.
  3. Public Hearing: Docket V-18-0007/SU-18-0020 Gold Lake Ventures LLC
    Request: Request to vacate and relocate a portion of County Road 102J on an approximately 90-acre parcel, and a Special Use Review and Site Specific Development Plan to modify specifics related to approved special events, construct new structures, remodel historic structures, and deconstruct existing structures on an approximately 90-acre parcel, located at 3371 Gold Lake Road.
    Location: 3371 Gold Lake Road, on the north and south side of Gold Lake Road, approximately 2.60 miles from its intersection with CR 100, in Section 33, Township 2N, Range 72W.
    Zoning: Forestry.
    Applicant/Property Owner: Gold Lake Ventures LLC. Agent: Bob Dalton, Colorado Landmark Realtors, and Jim Scott, New Beginning Builders.
    Action Requested: Recommendation to BOCC. Public testimony will be taken.
    Staff Planner(s): Summer Frederick.
  4. Public Hearing: Docket SU-16-0004 East Side Art Institute
    Request: Special Review and Site Specific Development Plan for an Educational Facility with 14,488 square feet of structures on an approximately 14.25-acre parcel located at 10500 Isabelle Road.
    Location: 10500 Isabelle Road, approximately 1,600 feet west of the intersection of Hwy 287 and Isabelle Rd., in Section 22, Township 1N, Range 69W.
    Zoning: Agricultural.
    Property Owner: Isabelle Estates, Inc. Applicant: Nancy Utterback, East Side Art Institute.
    Action Requested: Recommendation to BOCC. Public testimony will be taken.
    Staff Planner(s): Summer Frederick.
  5. Public Meeting: Follow-up to October 15, 2019 PC/BOCC Joint Study Session on Telecom
    Action Requested: None, information item only. No public testimony will be taken.
    Staff Planner(s): Kathy Sandoval, Nicole Wobus.
  6. Public Hearing: Docket Z-19-0001 Zoning Map Amendments to the Floodplain Overlay District
    Comprehensive zoning map amendments for the Floodplain Overlay District, specifically the Boulder County Floodplain and Floodway, based upon floodplain remapping of the Colorado Hazard Mapping Project, Federal Emergency Management Agency Risk MAP and other best available data.
    Action Requested: Recommendation to BOCC. Public testimony will be taken.
    Staff Planner(s): Kelly Watson, Varda Blum.


Staff recommendations will be posted to the docket webpages on November 13.

The meeting will be livestreamed via the Boulder County Open Meeting Portal. Current and recent Planning Commission agendas, minutes, and archived video recordings are available on the Planning Commission webpage.