Why PLAN-Boulder County Endorses Cindy Carlisle, John Gerstle, Mirabai Nagle, Sam Weaver and Mary Young for Boulder City Council

Sean KendallCity Council, Endorsements

PLAN (Peoples League for Action Now)-Boulder County believes that these candidates are the most insightful, passionate and independent-thinking in the 2017 city council campaign!  These 5 best represent the balance the community desires for addressing the challenges that Boulder will confront going forward. They represent the best vision and experience needed to fulfill the promise that Boulder has always held out … Read More

Ballot issues PLAN-Boulder County supports.

Sean KendallCity Council, Education

Ballot Issues 2L, 2O, 2P related to municipalization of the City’s electric utility Ballot Issue 2L “Yes” in 2L allows Boulder to finish gathering essential cost information. These estimates will be used in final economic modeling within the next several years, and help voters decide whether we should borrow money to launch the utility. (A “Yes” vote on 2017 ballot … Read More

Hogan-Pancost

Sean KendallCity Council, Development

October 14, 2017 Boulder City Council Dear Council members: PLAN-Boulder County urges you to deny the new annexation request for the Hogan-Pancost property that is now before you. The 6-1 vote of the Planning Board should be a strong indication of the inadvisability of going forward with this development in the South Boulder Creek floodplain. Developments in the floodplain, particularly … Read More

PLAN-Boulder County has endorsed the following candidates for the 2017 City of Boulder Municipal election

Sean KendallCity Council, Endorsements, Uncategorized

Cindy Carlisle John Gerstle Mirabai Nagle Sam Weaver Mary Young PLAN-Boulder County endorses the following ballot issues: Municipalization Issues: 2L  Extension and raise for the portion of the existing Utility Occupation Tax that funds Municipalization; 2P  Extension of the council’s authority to conduct executive sessions to seek legal advice related to Municipalization; 2O A charter amendment to require a citizen vote prior to … Read More

Why More Density and Market Rate Housing Won’t Result in Lower Cost Housing in Boulder

Sean KendallCity Council, Development, Growth

Subject: RE: Articles regarding Inclusionary Housing (This letter to the council member was publicly posted) Dear Jan Burton: Thanks for sharing these articles of various points of view that will certainly help us in wrestling with our Inclusionary Housing update.  It is clear from our experience and in reading the articles, that IH programs vary between communities and their impacts on affordable … Read More

PLAN Policy Recommendations to City Council

Sean KendallCity Council, Development

We hope that you will have a productive retreat and that you will be able to focus your attention and that of staff for the coming year to the issues of greatest concern to Boulder citizens. We’d like to point out that one of the most important themes dominating community dialogue in the last year has been citizen concern over … Read More