Letter to Council

Zahniser: Message to Council: RFP Results, Electioneering

August 19, 2020 Dear Boulder City Council members, RFP results are in! With only a few weeks to put together offers, companies responded with offers that meet Boulder’s RFP requirements for clean energy production and financing! This is terrific news! PLEASE slow the process to review these offers and re-consider putting the XCEL Franchise, Settlement, …

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Hoffman: Brief history of Boulder’s votes on public power

Some background: Boulder Has Voted on Over and Over Again in Favor of Municipalization / Public Power 2010:  In anticipation of work on municipalization Boulder citizens passed ballot measure 2B, a legal device to replace the Franchise Fee with a 5-year Utility Occupation Tax (UOT), in order to maintain the city budget.  The Franchise Fee had been …

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K.K. DuVivier: Referring a measure to the ballot

August 18, 2020 Dear members of Boulder City Council, I am a relative new-comer to the Boulder power issue (I moved to Boulder from Denver in 2018) and do not have some of the baggage others may have with Boulder/Xcel relations.  However, I have been following the current discussions and attending listening sessions and Council …

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