Better Boulder is a voice for sustainable development and social innovation.

Fueled by ideas and contributions from the community, Better Boulder is committed to implementing our vision for how the city can grow in a livable, vibrant and connected way.

Imagine living in a complete community. Better Boulder envisions that for all Boulderites. Please become a Better Boulder member and become an integral part of this community of activists. We need your support and involvement addressing Boulder's most pressing issues and guiding how our city tranforms in the future.

Recent Issues & Positions

3303 Broadway

December 1st, 2016|0 Comments

Planning Board Meets Tonight! The developer at 3303 BROADWAY (formerly known as the People’s Clinic) has submitted applications for a Site Review for the development and a Rezoning to rezone the property from Public [...]

Holiday Happy Hour

November 30th, 2016|0 Comments

Better Boulder members are invited for holiday cheer and a fresh look at what is possible for 55th Street and the Arapahoe Corridor. December 16 5:30-7:00pm Jewish Community Center 6007, Oreg Ave, Boulder, CO 80303 [...]

Affordable Housing Linkage Fee

November 10th, 2016|0 Comments

On Tuesday, November 15, City Council will consider changes to the affordable housing linkage fee on non-residential development. Boulder's current linkage fee of $9.35 per square foot was approved only a year ago. The City [...]

Election 2016

November 10th, 2016|0 Comments

Better Boulder congratulates Citizens for Sustainability and Open Space on the the success of Ballot Issues 1B & 1C.  We were proud to endorse these important measures, and the voters agreed. 1B received 61% of [...]

Join Us for a Happy Hour in Support of YES ON 1B & 1C

October 1st, 2016|0 Comments

Come for an end of the week happy hour and the opportunity to learn more about why long-term environmental advocates want you to vote yes for these important initiatives.

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Obama takes on zoning laws in bid to build more housing, spur growth

October 1st, 2016|0 Comments

In a white paper released Monday, the Obama administration is calling on cities and counties to rethink their zoning laws, saying that antiquated rules on construction, housing and land use are contributing to high rents [...]

Better Boulder Endorsements

September 18th, 2016|0 Comments

What do we NOT support building? A wall. Join Better Boulder in voting for Hillary Clinton for President and Tim Kaine for Vice-President.  As an organization that works to support our environmental goals through [...]

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Mark your calendars: October 4th

September 18th, 2016|0 Comments

Pizza, games & a critical hearing to legalize community living Boulder already has a cooperative housing ordinance: it doesn’t work. The city council has a new proposed ordinance in the works, but right now council [...]

  • Month of Modern

Better Boulder is a proud sponsor of Month of Modern 2016 this October!

September 18th, 2016|0 Comments

Don't miss this festive month celebrating modern architecture & design in our community. Bracket Challenge October 1 - 25 An online bracket challenge in which you can vote for your favorite Boulder buildings. After four [...]