The maps with circles that were shown at the October 11th City Council meeting were drawn incorrectly, giving a false impression of the actual density that City Council was legislating. For example, here’s what they showed for University Hill with 600-foot separation: Continue reading “A Co-op Every 500 feet”
On Oct. 16, the Daily Camera published a guest opinion by council member Jan Burton (“Changing world requires fresh look at housing options”). It was clearly the first shot across the bow to radically change the supposedly “outdated” zoning of our neighborhoods. … Ms. Burton insulted those of us who love our neighborhoods by saying that the days of “Leave it to Beaver” are over.
Are you concerned about the skyrocketing increases in property tax? What about the flight of longtime residents from Boulder? Now is the time to act if you want to protest the county’s proposed 5.5 percent budget increase for 2017, affecting our property taxes.
In reference to “Pursuing City Council diversity” (Daily Camera, Oct. 23) about Ballot Issue 302 for imposing term limits, it’s disappointing that Boulder now has its very own organization devoted to the manipulation of voters and funded by the mega-wealthy. I allude to Open Boulder.
Attention Homes, First United Methodist Church, and Gardner Capital (a private equity firm) are proposing a 40-unit (40-80 resident) housing project at 1440 Pine Street in Boulder that dismisses the needs of our city’s youth. This project, located in the area with the highest density of pre-college schools, appears to violate federal Drug-Free School Zone laws and is clearly counterproductive to them.