Published on Friday, April 11 2014 12:24
The Boulder County Transportation Department, as a required function of its participation in the National Flood Insurance Program’s Community Rating System, has issued its annual progress report for the Floodplain Management Plan.
The report, entitled “Boulder County 2013 Floodplain Management Activities Summary and Update,” may
Published on Thursday, April 10 2014 13:55
Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Mark Udall today welcomed the Federal Railroad Administration’s (FRA) announcement that the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will receive a $1,656,401 grant to help restore the Great Western Railway that was devastated by severe flooding last September.
Both Senator Bennet and Senator Udall sent letters to FRA Administrator Joseph Szabo in support of
Published on Thursday, March 27 2014 09:32
On March 31, seven Boulder County mayors will gather in Lyons to commemorate the second Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service. These mayors will join over eight hundred mayors from across the country to highlight the impact of
Published on Thursday, March 13 2014 13:20
After more than six months of work, Boulder County and the City of Boulder are excited to release the results of the Community-wide Eco Pass Feasibility Study (Lyons is one of the communities that enjoys such a pass). The study is available for review at www.BoulderCounty.org/Transportation and Study Result FAQs are available at www.BoulderTMP.net.
For decades the city and county have used Eco Pass programs to reduce vehicle trips and increase personal mobility in the community. Recently, several community-based Eco Pass programs have been successful at increasing the number of residents that have an Eco Pass.
Published on Thursday, February 20 2014 14:23
The Boulder County Youth Corps is hiring adults to be team leaders. The positions are open until filled. The Youth Corps will employ teenagers to work on a variety of community service projects and is looking for team leaders to train, supervise and evaluate the teens.
Team leaders will be employed from June 4, through August 8, and will work up to forty hours per week, Monday through Friday.
Published on Thursday, February 06 2014 14:13
The City of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) Department instituted seasonal closures Saturday, February 1, to protect area raptors. The closures, which protect peregrine falcons, prairie falcons, and golden eagles raising their young in nests located along Boulder’s mountain backdrop will be in effect from February 1,
Published on Thursday, November 21 2013 12:14
As energy costs continue to rise, help is available for Boulder County residents who struggle to pay their winter heating bills. LEAP, the Low-income Energy Assistance Program, is accepting applications now through April 30, 2014.
LEAP assists low-income residents with covering the costs of heating their homes. The program is designed to pay the highest benefit to households with the highest heating costs. Income criteria apply, including a limit of 150% of the Federal Poverty Level
Published on Thursday, November 21 2013 12:05
With the holidays approaching, Boulder County programs that work with low-income families are once again reaching out to local residents and businesses in hopes of making the holidays a little brighter for families in need. These programs are greatly appreciated by the people who participate in them, and Boulder County encourages members of the community to join in the
Published on Thursday, July 04 2013 05:16
Beginning Monday, July 1, all disposable plastic and paper checkout bags at grocery stores in Boulder will cost ten cents each. The bag fee does not apply to bags used inside stores for items such as produce, bulk food, or meat and fish, and does not apply to pharmacy prescriptions or newspapers.