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Community Newsletter

Boulder's award-winning community newsletter is dedicated to keeping residents informed about the myriad projects and plans happening every day, and to do it in a clear and compelling fashion. Quite simply, the city intends that the newsletter be worthy of those who live here and to be creative and progressive in its approach. 

We also want to make the newsletter available to everyone, which is why we produce an email version and interactive digital version, as well as an accessible PDF, in addition to the printed publication. Most importantly, the newsletter allows for both those who have lived here all of their lives and those who moved here just recently to see the city and all it has to offer in fresh light.

Read the Latest Community Newsletter

August/September 2018

Digital Publication | Accessible PDF pdf

In this issue:

  • Learn about partnerships between the city and local businesses that also benefit the community
  • Boulder's volunteer efforts have been raised to a new level with Service Enterprise certification
  • The many benefits of neighborhood grants, including one that helped spark a social movement
  • Local programs benefit with awards of $2.7 million thanks to the Sugar Sweetened Beverage tax 
  • And much more

 

 

Newsletter Archive

Date Link Topics

June/July 2018

Digital Publication | Accessible PDF pdf

Take a deep dive and learn about the many benefits of Boulder's greenways; the Boulder Small Business Development Center is helping local businesses thrive; gather your neighbors in early August for National Night Out; bring the kids to the library for a Summer of Discovery; take in the beauty of the Pearl Street's tulips; and much more.

April/May 2018

Digital Publication | Accessible PDF pdf

Celebrate Earth Month and explore the topics related to Boulder's ecosystems and environment; sustainability of our urban forests; make Boulder a pollinator haven; learn why the city opts to avoid pesticides; help guide the direction of our city parks by joining Parks and Recreation Advisory Board; and much more.

February/March 2018

Digital Publication | Accessible PDF pdf

Emerald ash borer taking a toll on Boulder's trees; exploring options of the next stages of solar adoption; city preps for HOP bus changes; Boulder bursts with arts and artists; and much more.

December 2017/
January 2018

Digital Publication | Accessible PDF pdf

Going above and beyond with Zero Waste; what's next for municipalization; transformed Civic Area reopens; 'tis the season to recycle; striving for more affordable housing; and much more.

October/November 2017

Digital Publication | Accessible PDF pdf

Overview of the East Arapahoe Transportation Plan; a look back at an innovative tax measure passed 50 years ago; Toward Vision Zero: Making safety stick; exploring the city's expanding alternative-fuel vehicle fleet; we have a Boulder Valley Comprehensive Plan!; and much more.

August/September 2017

Digital Publication | Accessible PDF pdf

Boulder's thriving arts community; police officers reach out to neighborhoods; new CU Buffs class moving in; improving how the city engages with the community; working to protect sensitive habitats; and much more.

June/July 2017

Digital Publication | Accessible PDF pdf

Protecting our open space; fire mitigation plan for your home; five things to know about the Sugary Beverage Tax; cooperative housing licenses are now available; donating a home to preserve affordability; and much more.

April/May 2017

Digital Publication | Accessible PDF pdf

Boulder and its rapidly aging population; the benefits of taking climate action; under repair: Keeping our hiking trails in shape; mobile home parks: Preserving vibrant, affordable communities; it's flood season ... read some tips to stay informed; and much more.

February/March 2017

Digital Publication | Accessible PDF pdf

Boulder commits to ambitious set of climate goals; 5 things to know about inclusionary housing; keeping Boulder's trees strong and a look at the urban tree canopy; apply to take part in the Boulder Fire-Rescue's Citizens' Fire Academy; dealing with Boulder's wild side; and much more.

December 2016/
January 2017

Digital Publication | Accessible PDF pdf

Improvements to the Civic Area and the Diagonal Highway; what we heard from the community about climate change; digital offerings from the Boulder Public Library; limiting waste at multi-family units; our Community Advisory Panel; and much more.

October/November 2016

Digital Publication | Accessible PDF pdf

Finding strength in community; take a hands-on approach to the city budget; tackling Civic Area improvements; working to preserve local agriculture; updates on Boulder's municipalization efforts; and much more.

August/September 2016

Digital Publication | Accessible PDF pdf Welcome back to University of Colorado Boulder students; disaster readiness programs; working to create an inclusive Boulder; "Hillanthropy" partnership to clean up University Hill; charting two paths to the city's energy future. 

June/July 2016

Digital Publication | Accessible PDF pdf City of Boulder's resilience strategy; guidebook to accessible hiking trails; a look at the Neighborhood Parking Permit program; information about the Baseline Underpass project; and a city council member recounts a trip to Oregon. 

April/May 2016

Digital Publication | Accessible PDF pdf Introducing the community newsletter; new recycling, composting requirements; services for struggling families; and community vision for north Boulder open space.
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