You Can Make a Difference
From sharing your perspective with your elected officials to volunteering for your favorite cause and leveraging city programs to build community in your neighborhood, there are many ways to get engaged with your local government. The Communication and Engagement Department is responsible for coordinating many of these opportunities for public input.
Ways to Engage in Local Government
Join a Public Meeting
Attend a City Open House
The city holds in-person and virtual events to seek public input on projects. View the city calendar for upcoming events.
Share Input on City Projects Online
Be Heard Boulder is the city's online, 24/7 digital engagement platform. Share your feedback on a variety of projects from the convenience of your computer or phone.
Volunteer With the City
Many city departments offer one-time and ongoing opportunities for volunteers. We're also interested in hearing from you about other skills you'd like to offer, so we can look for potential ways to match you with work groups.
Build Community in Your Neighborhood
Did you know that the city has programs, services and grant funding available designed to help neighbors get to know their neighbors, promote organizing and collective problem-solving and create diverse and meaningful places around town?
Request a Group Meeting or Presentation
City staff are available as schedules and resources permit to speak to community groups about topics of interest. Complete an online form to submit a request.