What is your opinion on the current state of density in Boulder and the concerns of many residents regarding the cost of housing? Please include your views on government vs. private sector approaches to address these concerns.
The recent success of the City’s economy has created jobs and vibrancy throughout the City, as well as increased tax receipts, but can also be seen a different way, as creating stress on limited resources available to our residents – traffic, demand for open space, and some would say a reduced quality of life. How do you see it, and how would you seek to address these stressors on our community?
The 2015 BVCP update projects that at least 5,000 and up to 15,000 more students
will be added at CU-Boulder by 2030. Who should be responsible for housing these
additional students and where should they be housed?
In order to help relieve the pressure on the City’s housing market caused by more
jobs, the 2015 BVCP update recommends that some areas in the City currently zoned for
commercial and industrial uses be rezoned to residential and mixed use. Do you support
this recommendation? If so, which industrial and commercial areas would be most
appropriate for rezoning?
The Hogan-Pancost property, a 22 acre parcel along South Boulder Creek that
contains numerous wetlands, has once again been proposed for annexation and a
residential development of 117 dwelling units. Do you think it should be annexed and
developed as proposed? Annexed and developed in some different manner than
proposed? Not annexed? Why?