Open Space Board of Trustees Meeting

The OSBT meetings are typically held on the second and, if necessary, the fourth Wednesday of the month at 6 p.m.

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Open Space Board of Trustees Meeting (Hybrid) 06/12/2024 21:00 06/12/2024 18:00 America/Denver MM/DD/YYYY CONFIRMED OPAQUE

Meeting Details

Members from the public are welcome to join this meeting in-person or online. To join the meeting online, visit this link: Join online meeting; Or join by phone: 1-719-359-4580; Webinar ID: 895 4494 9697

(Please note that times are approximate.)

I. (6:00) Call to Order and Roll Call

II. (6:05) Approval of the Minutes

III. (6:10) Public Comment for Items not Identified for Public Hearing (sign up to speak for this item)

IV. (6:20) Matters from the Board

  • A. Trustee questions on Written Information items

V. (6:30) * Public hearing and consideration of a staff recommendation to the Open Space Board of Trustees on assigning management area designations to specific Open Space and Mountain Parks properties that are without a designation (sign up to speak on this item)

VI. (7:00) * Consideration of a request from Public Service Company of Colorado (dba Xcel Energy) for a permanent utility easement encumbering ~0.093 acres to install and maintain a buried natural gas line within the City of Boulder’s William Arnold Open Space property pursuant to the disposal procedures of Article XII, Section 177 of the City of Boulder Charter (sign up to speak on this item)

VII. (7:10) * Public Hearing and Board consideration of a motion to support continued collaboration with Boulder County on design alternatives for the North Foothills (US 36) Bikeway (sign up to speak on this item)

VIII. (7:45) Matters from the Department

  • A. Bear Habitat Suitability and Seasonal On-Leash Trail Regulations Evaluation (35 min)
    B. Update on Draft 2025-2030 Capital Improvement Program (CIP) & 2025 Operating Budget (45 min)
    C. Director Update: Reminder of OSBT Field Trip to a few OSMP Agricultural properties on June 14, 9:00 – 11:30 a.m.

IX. (9:05) Adjourn

* Public Hearing

Written Information:

  • A. Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP); Open Space and Mountain Parks Disaster Response Team
    B. Fort Chambers / Poor Farm Site Management Plan Update
    C. North Sky Trail Completion

Speaking at OSBT Meetings

You are welcome to speak to the Open Space Board of Trustees about open space issues or any public hearing items that may be on the agenda that evening. Links to sign up for public comment ahead of time will be available under each agenda item above. Please note ahead of time sign-up will close at 5 p.m. the day of the meeting, however you are still welcome to sign-up during the meeting itself.