Should Boulder replace 2 existing taxes with one (higher) tax to fund climate initiatives?
Proposed climate tax would replace two existing taxes, raise $6.5M in first year
City council embraces new approach, pressures Xcel to keep pace
City: Failure of past efforts to fight climate change are "increasingly obvious"
City emissions could be double previous estimates
Ex-city council member alleged franchise agreement violated Boulder's charter
Should Boulder pause municipalization and do a deal with Xcel?
10 years of history and arguments for/against a city-owned utility or a deal with Xcel
Measure would re-up lapsed franchise agreement
Deal would end 10-year effort for city utility; promises renewables, upgrades