The small city of Boulder, home to the University of Colorado’s flagship campus, has a booming local economy and a pleasantly compact downtown with mountain views. Not surprisingly, a lot of people want to move here.
Something else is also not surprising: Many of the people who already live in Boulder would prefer that the newcomers settle somewhere else.
Source: How Anti-Growth Sentiment, Reflected in Zoning Laws, Thwarts Equality – NYTimes.com
The author of that article followed it up with this posting on his Facebook Page, making his opinions and biases more obvious:
Boulder’s city clerk this week invalidated nearly 6,000 signatures on the petition submitted in support of a ballot measure that would ask voters to limit City Council members to three terms.
Andy Schultheiss, Open Boulder’s executive director, said “…we’re making every mistake possible.”
Source: Formatting error invalidates nearly 6,000 signatures for Boulder term-limit ballot measure – Boulder Daily Camera