City council embraces new approach, pressures Xcel to keep pace
City: Failure of past efforts to fight climate change are "increasingly obvious"
Ex-city council member alleged franchise agreement violated Boulder's charter
Last measure rejected at the ballot was 2009 funding for affordable housing
City calls race for 2C, with 53% support, over
Tightest local race shows 53% in favor of franchise as of early Wednesday
$80K spent so far on ballot measures 2C, 2D
General fund may or may not recoup $1.4M lent to effort
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