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South Boulder Creek Flood Mitigation: Additional Documents

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  • November 17, 2020:  City Council received a staff briefing and presentation from CU Boulder about the annexation proposal. 
  • August 5, 2020: South Boulder Creek Process Advisory Group, the purpose of this group is to advise staff on development of a process through which staff can respond to the second part of City Council's June 16, 2020 motion. Watch the video here
  • June 16, 2020: City Council, public hearing and  consideration of a recommendation regarding the South Boulder Creek Flood Mitigation Project. View the meeting agenda here pdf View the Presentation pdf
  • June 3, 2020:   Open Space Board of Trustees (OSBT) meeting.   Watch the video tour of the area proposed for the project Video and view the Presentation pdf and Related OSBT Motions pdf 
  • May 7, 2020:  Planning Board meeting was held from 6-7 p.m. 
  • April 20, 2020: Water Resources Advisory Board (WRAB) WRAB Agenda pdf
  • Feb. 25, 2020:  City Council Study Session Feb. 25. pdf information here Planning Reserve pdf and the Meeting Video
  • Feb. 4, 2020:  Presentation on South Boulder Creek Flood Mitigation Design and Tradeoffs, City Council Meeting, 6 p.m. in Council Chambers in the Municipal Building 1777 Broadway
  • Dec. 3, 2019:  City Council appointed council members Mayor Sam Weaver and Rachel Friend  to the CU South Process Subcommittee.
  • Nov. 19, 2019:  City Council received an update on the  project update pdf
  • Oct. 1, 2019: Council Memo pdf
  • July 16, 2019: City Council meeting pdf

April 29 - May 13, 2020

  • Be Heard Boulder! The questionnaire for the South Boulder Creek Flood Mitigation/CU Annexation has closed but the Guest Book and questions/answers remain available for review. Click BeHeard to go directly to the questionnaire. 

May 20, 2020:

  • Community Information Session, was an online meeting. City staff presented key findings from its recent flood design analysis and discuss BeHeard Boulder themes. Staff also provided an update on the related annexation process.   View the Presentation pdf or watch  the Video

November 2018:

  • Meeting with member of the South Boulder Creek Action Group

October 2018:

  • Meeting with members of the Southeast Boulder Neighborhoods Association
  • Meeting with members of the Frasier Meadows Retirement Community, South Boulder Creek Action Group

June 2018:

May 2018:

  • Meeting with ad-hoc group of interested community members

April 2018:

March 2018:

  • Meeting with interested community members and city consultants
  • City staff reviewed projects related to the CU South property as a part of a CU Boulder class
  • Meeting with ad-hoc group of interested community members

January 2018:

  • Meeting with Frasier Meadows Retirement Community, South Boulder Creek Action Group, Council members Jill Adler and Bob Yates.

Read the City of Boulder and CDOT's Statement of Collaboration. pdf

  • Sept. 9, 2019:  the city received a letter from CDOT letter pdf regarding flood mitigation planning. 
  • Feb. 12, 2019:  city staff met with CDOT Region 4 staff on Feb. 12 to discuss the South Boulder Creek flood mitigation project. As a first step, city and CDOT staff verbally agreed to evaluate the engineering and legal details of the project for mutual benefit opportunities between the city and CDOT. City and CDOT staff are working on a joint written statement to document the conversation, which will be posted on this website once approved.