1. The Boulder Valley Comprehensive Plan’s (BVCP) four-body review process requires
City Council, County Commissioners, City Planning Board and County Planning
Commissioners to review and approve shifts of properties from County jurisdiction to
City jurisdiction, as defined by the BVCP. In the recent BCVP 2015 update, the four-body
review process was significantly changed. Do you agree with the changes? Why or why
I understand that living in a college town will drive the percentage of rental properties higher than other communities. However Boulder has reached a point where outside buyers see a good investment and purchase homes and condos to turn them into rental units for the long term. This puts a strain on members of the community who are trying to live where they work, as they are at the mercy of the rental property owner and market rental rates. Without hope for owning a home money that could become equity goes to rental property owners and property management companies. While every community needs a good balance of rental units and homeowners I would like to see more homeowners in our community.