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September 27, 2016

Departmental presentations for 2017 Budget requests to wrap up this week


Meetings are held in the Commissioners' Hearing Room, Downtown Courthouse, 3rd Floor, 1325 Pearl Street, Boulder, Colo. (map) unless otherwise noted. The DLH Room and the Small Conference Room are also located on the third floor of the downtown courthouse. Commissioners' meetings and hearings are webstreamed "live" and archived for viewing online. Public comments are taken at meetings designated as Public Hearings.


Public invited to attend scheduled meetings presented by department heads, elected officials, and budget staff

Boulder County, Colo. - The Boulder County Commissioners are holding public meetings in September – and a public hearing in October – to consider 2017 budget requests from county departments and elected offices.

Departmental Budget Request Presentations

Members of the public are invited to attend each department head’s or elected official’s budget presentation where they will present their 2017 budget expenditure requests:

  • Several meetings have already been held. The remaining meetings include:
  • Wednesday, Sept. 28 at 1 p.m. (General Government and Land/Property) – Assessor, Board of County Commissioners, Niwot LID, Eldorado Springs LID, Clerk & Recorder, Land Use, Treasurer, Surveyor
  • Thursday, Sept. 29 at 1 p.m. (Health & Human Services) – Community Services, Public Health, Housing & Human Services, Worthy Cause

Budget Meetings & Public Hearing

The Budget Office will present a proposed Recommended 2017 Budget to the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) at a public meeting at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 13. The BOCC will then hold a public hearing 12 days after the presentation in order to give residents time to review and comment on the proposed expenditures. The Recommended 2017 Budget will be posted on the Budget webpage.

The public is invited to attend a Public Hearing scheduled for 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 25 – to provide comments on the recommended budget. (Additionally, written comments about the Recommended 2017 Budget may be submitted at any time to: commissioners@bouldercounty.org.)

The County Commissioners will conduct a 2017 Budget Work Session to consider all proposed budget items and provide funding directives to the Budget Office from 3:30-5 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 10. The public is invited to attend the work session, but no public testimony will be taken.

The final 2017 Budget will be adopted on Tuesday, Dec. 13 at 1 p.m.

*Please note: While the Budget Office seeks to maintain an established schedule for all public meetings, these dates and times are subject to change.

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All meetings will take place in the Commissioners’ Hearing Room on the 3rd floor of the Boulder County Courthouse at 1325 Pearl St. in Boulder. The meetings will be webstreamed “live” and archived for future viewing at www.bouldercounty.org/gov/meetings/pages/hearings.aspx.

Public comments may be submitted by email to: commissioners@bouldercounty.org; by mail to: Boulder County Commissioners’ Office, P.O. Box 471, Boulder, CO 80306; or by phone at: 303-441-3500.

Information about current and prior years’ budgets is available at www.BoulderCounty.org/Budget.