Utility Occupation Tax. The first part was initially passed in 2010 by voters, to replace the Xcel Energy, a publicly traded utility company based in Minnesota. A legal agreement between a power provider and customer (in this case, Xcel and Boulder) governing t... fee that goes into Boulder’s general fund. The second part was passed in 2011, to fund exploration of the A utility that would be owned by the city of Boulder. Shorthand for municipalization, which is the p.... Both parts have been extended through 2022.
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Ok, #Boulder, here's your Wednesday morning recap. Tomorrow's headlines tonight.
COVID's slight downward trajectory has slowed; health officials predict a post-Thanksgiving increase in spread, hospitalizations and deaths. https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1333940333806186498.html
Oh, Boulder has a new city clerk! Promoted from within: Elesha Johnson
Last item of the night: A quick update on the search for a new city manager. Novak Consulting Group doing recruiting; they created a position profile - took council, staff and community input
Dang, I can't believe I forgot we were doing this: A crime update from Police Chief Maris Herold. Presentation: https://www-static.bouldercolorado.gov/docs/Item_6A_-_Police_Strategic_Action_Plan_and_Crime_Update_Presentation-1-202012011547.pdf?_ga=2.40408290.1531193720.1606857444-527390211.1567003920
Next: Second reading of repurposing the UOT. This will now become our meatiest item, since Macy's got moved. Presentation: https://www-static.bouldercolorado.gov/docs/Item_3E_-_Transition_from_Local_Power_to_a_Partnership_with_Xcel_Presentation-1-202012011541.pdf?_ga=2.218217945.1531193720.1606857444-527390211.1567003920