Boulder County Job Fair Targets Young Adults Ages 16-24

By Christina Spruiell | Mar 19, 2019 | Comments Off on Boulder County Job Fair Targets Young Adults Ages 16-24

In partnership with Workforce Boulder County, St. Vrain Valley School District, Boulder Valley School District, University of Colorado Boulder and Front Range Community College, the Boulder Chamber is organizing a Boulder County Job Fair targeting young adults, ages 16-24.  This regional job fair will take place Thursday, March 21, from 3:30 – 6:30 p.m. at the CU Events Center in Boulder, Colorado. Workforce professionals from across Boulder County planned this coordinated event to meet immediate workforce demands felt by many employers, especially leading into spring and summer months.  “We are excited to support the connection of young talent to local …

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Move Now on the CU South Annexation

By John Tayer | Mar 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

With risk hanging over us, shifting players at the table, and genuine benefits ahead… the city council needs to act now to accept the University of Colorado’s “best offer” for annexation of its CU South property. Let’s start with the life/safety issues that are of most immediate concern. In public testimony and in my personal conversations with Frasier Meadows residents, along with other neighbors in direct line of the South Boulder Creek floodplain, the mounting fear of another devastating flood is palpable. These residents also express deepening frustration, as they sense their personal security is being held hostage to attempts …

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Boulder Chamber Appoints Lori Call Senior Director of Policy Programs

By Christina Spruiell | Mar 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Boulder Chamber has appointed Lori Call as Senior Director of Policy Programs. In this role, Call will lead the Boulder Chamber’s policy team by providing strategic direction on a broad range of local and regional policy interests. This will include key concepts of the Chamber’s “Boulder Together” program, the proactive initiative assisting Boulder’s businesses in their access to high quality workforce talent while also addressing associated mobility and housing issues. “As Boulder’s economy evolves, the complexity and level of support required by our businesses is also evolving,” said John Tayer, Boulder Chamber President and CEO. “The Boulder Chamber is …

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Bolder Young Pro to Know: Molly Fitzpatrick

By Tyler Ekx | Feb 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Boulder County Clerk & Recorder Molly Fitzpatrick Why is your new job awesome? My new job is great for so many reasons – I love that our office touches so many community members in Boulder County. Our staff strives to offer the best public service and takes pride in every part of the job –from brightening someone’s day to providing the public with the services they need in an efficient, professional, and positive manner. These interactions also allow us the opportunity to better understand those that we serve so we can continually innovate and excel. Have any favorite hobbies? Like …

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The Toll of Boulder’s Development Regulations

By John Tayer | Feb 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

Greg Lefcourt loves coffee and has been in the specialty coffee industry for almost two decades. When he and Nafisa Ramos sought to open Beleza Coffee Bar in Boulder, they wanted us all to experience the beauty of craft coffee along with the warmth of a neighborhood gathering place. The experience of actually opening the business was, unfortunately, a less than beautiful example of how, despite stated support for small, locally-owned businesses, the city of Boulder could do much more to foster their prosperity. Time waits for no one — unless you’re undertaking the grueling Boulder permitting and licensing process. …

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