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Landmarks Board Retreat

Landmarks Board Mini Retreat
Friday, August 14, 2020 from 9am to 11am


- via video conference -

Access information will be posted 24 hours before the meeting


The Landmarks Board and staff meet annually in retreat to discuss accomplishments, identify areas for improvement, and to prioritize items for the next year’s work program while providing the opportunity to engage in discussion topics. 
1. Introduction (John Decker)
9:00 – 9:15 a.m.
A. Why Do We Preserve? 
B. Acknowledging histories of under-represented communities
2. Board Led Topics
9:15 – 10:45 a.m.
A. Guidelines, process, and pools (Bill Jellick) (15 minutes)
B. Demolition and Demolition Loopholes (TBD) (45 minutes)
C. Landmarking interiors and other limitations of the code (TBD) (30 minutes)
3. Additional items (John)
10:45 – 11:00 a.m.
A. Midcentury Modern and Modernistic Design Guidelines: preservation by age (discussion if time allows)
B. Next retreat date
C. Debrief and adjournment
Video conference information
The City of Boulder is committed to its core value of community safety and is proactively taking steps to limit potential social spreading of COVID-19. Because of this, this meeting will be held virtually via video conference. 
  • If at any point during the meeting the staff, board and applicant unanimously decide that it is not possible to hold the meeting by electronic participation due to technical issues, the meeting will be rescheduled when issues can be resolved or in-person meetings have resumed.
  • Members of the public may observe the meeting via internet-connected device using the meeting link or via telephone. Observers will be asked to turn off their camera and mute their microphone. No public input will be taken. Activities that disrupt, delay or otherwise interfere with the meeting are prohibited. 
  • The conference meeting link and call-in phone number will be available 24 hours before the meeting on our website: or via email [email protected] 
  • If you need Spanish interpretation or other language-related assistance for this meeting, please call 303-441-1905 at least three business days prior to the meeting. Si usted necesita interpretación o cualquier otra ayuda con relación al idioma para esta junta, por favor comuníquese al 303-441-1905 por lo menos 3 días laborales antes de la junta.
For more information, contact Clare Brandt at [email protected] or (303) 441-1994. 



Board members who will be present are: 
John Decker, Chair
Abby Daniels, Vice Chair
William Jellick
Ronnie Pelusio
Fran Sheets