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Open Space Board of Trustees Meeting

Open Space Board of Trustees

Open Space Board of Trustees (OSBT) meetings are recorded by Channel 8 when held in Boulder City Council Chambers. You can watch archived videos of the meetings at any time or watch a live stream of a meeting while it is in progress on Channel 8's website. Please note, when meetings are not held in the Council Chambers, audio recording is still taken. Once available, those can be found under past meeting materials.

Watch the Apr. 22, 2020 OSBT meeting - Part I and Apr. 22, 2020 OSBT meeting - Part II

Watch the May 13, 2020 OSBT meeting.

Watch the June 3, 2020 OSBT meeting.

Watch the July 8, 2020 OSBT meeting.

Watch the Aug. 12, 2020 OSBT meeting.

Watch the Sept. 9, 2020 OSBT meeting - Part I and Sept. 9, 2020 OSBT meeting - Part II.

Watch the Oct. 14, 2020 OSBT meeting.


Wednesday, November 18 at 6:00 pm

This meeting will be held remotely. Join the meeting online. Or by phone at 669-900-6833, meeting ID: 926 1721 4375.

(Please note that times are approximate.)

I. (6:05) Approval of Minutes

II. (6:10) Public Comment for Items not Identified for Public Hearing

Sign up to speak for Items not Identified for Public Hearing

III. (6:20) * Public hearing and consideration of a motion recommending approval of the OSMP-related amendments to the Boulder Valley Comprehensive Plan (BVCP) Area I, II and III map to reflect the 2016 voter-approved Blue Line as part of the BVCP mid-term update to Planning Board and City Council

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IV. (6:40) * South Boulder Creek Flood Mitigation Project Upstream Analysis (Meeting #1 of #2; December 16, 2020 scheduled for OSBT deliberations)

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V. (8:40) Matters from the Department

A. Verbal Updates

VI. (8:50) Matters from the Board

A. OSBT Letter for City Council 2021 Retreat
B. Public Notice of Annual Prairie Dog Management Update to be held virtually December 14, 2020 @ 6:00pm

VII. (9:10) Adjourn

* Public Hearing

Written Information:

A. COVID-19 Update on Impacts to OSMP Natural Resources Associated with Changes in Visitor Use Patterns, February 2020-August 2020
B. Preliminary Strategies and Long-term Goals of New Zealand Mudsnail Management Review in Response to Discovery of Mudsnails in South Boulder Creek
C. Shanahan Ridge Neighborhood Parking Update
D. Response to OSBT Questions Regarding Multi-Use Trail Maintenance in Marshall Mesa Area and System-Wide
E. COVID-19 Recovery Update
F. Interdepartmental Memorandum of Understanding (IDMOU) with City IT to install and maintain fiber optic cable as part of the City’s Community Broadband Project


Speaking at Open Space Board of Trustees Meetings

Open Space Board of Trustees meetings are being held virtually. These meetings are still open to the public, and you are welcome to speak to the Board 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. 


It is the City of Boulder's practice to provide more notice than is required by law whenever possible. However, this practice shall not be used to invalidate any action taken with the minimum notice required by state law.