City of Boulder water customers in Gunbarrel, Heatherwood, Hoover Hills and areas north of Arapahoe Avenue and east of Foothills Parkway may notice a slight change in water taste beginning Wednesday, May 2.The Utilities Division will switch water intake sources at the Boulder Reservoir Water Treatment Facility from the Boulder Reservoir to the BoulderFeederCanal. Service changes are a normal part of water treatment and distribution operations. No service interruptions are expected while the water source change occurs.Western Boulder water customers are not affected because they receive their water from Barker Reservoir via the Betasso Water Treatment Facility.
For more information about water sources or drinking water quality, contact Water Quality and Environmental Services at 303-413-7400.
Youth Services Initiative art show opening will be held May 3
The Parks and Recreation Department’s Youth Services Initiative (YSI) program will host an art show opening from to on Thursday, May 3, at the NorthBoulderRecreationCenter, 3170 Broadway. The show will feature art from YSI participants, ages 7 to 18, and will be on display through May. The YSI participants created the art under the direction of Paula Kehoe, Empowering Arts founder.
Light refreshments will be provided. For more information, call Shelly Ruspakka, Parks and Recreation, at 303-413-7214.
May is Historic Preservation Month
At the City Council meeting tonight, City Council will declare May “Historic Preservation Month.” The declaration will kick off the city’s involvement in the national, month-long celebration. This year’s theme is “Connecting Colorado.”
For a copy of the brochure that includes a complete listing of BoulderCounty historic preservation events throughout the month of May, visit www.boulderplandevelop.net and click on “Historic Preservation.”
The annual Historic Preservation Month keystone event – The Heritage Preservation Awards Celebration – will be held at on Monday, May 14, at the Chautauqua Community House. As part of the awards celebration, the Boulder County Heritage Preservation Roundtable will present the “2012 Square Nail Awards.”
The City of Boulder and BoulderCounty will also acknowledge special preservation projects and historic properties that have been landmarked during the past year, including:
ColumbiaCemetery new building
Reconstruction of 1043 Pearl St. façade
Reconstruction of façade and porch at 553 Mapleton Ave.
For more information about Historic Preservation Month, contact James Hewat at 303-441-3207.