Third edition of Energy Future Newsletter available The latest edition of Boulder’s Energy Future Today newsletter is now available online at www.BoulderEnergyFuture.com. Printed versions will be available at the end of the week in various city buildings around town including all libraries, recreation centers, senior centers and the Municipal Building Lobby, 1777 Broadway.
Entries in this edition include:
Update on the carbon tax renewal, likely on the November ballot
New solar array at Betasso Water Treatment Facility, the latest project conducted through the city’s Energy Performance Contract
Local business reduces energy use and saves money with help from 10 for Change Challenge
June 13 Climate Action Open House and other upcoming events
Monthly newsletters will be created and distributed throughout the duration of the Energy Future project. Sign up for the project e-mail list to receive an electronic version of the newsletter and frequent project updates.
FREE Monday Summer Concert Series begins June 11 Join the Boulder Concert Band on Monday evenings from to throughout the summer for free performances brought to you by the BoulderParks and Recreation Department. Bring a picnic and enjoy the parks with your family! Rain dates are the Tuesdays following the scheduled concert dates.
June 11 – Central Park Bandshell, Canyon Blvd. and Broadway
June 18 – Keewaydin Park, Manhattan Drive and Sioux Drive
June 25 – Main Library Lawn, Broadway and Canyon Blvd.
July 2 – Harlow Platts Park, 1360 Gillaspie Drive
July 9 – Salberg Park, 19th Street and Elder Avenue
July 16 – Scott Carpenter Park, 1505 30th St.
July 23 – North Boulder Park, 9th Street and Dellwood Avenue
July 30 – Chautauqua Park, 900 Baseline Road
For more information, contact Shelly Ruspakka, Parks and Recreation, at 303-413-7214.
Parks and Recreation offers open water swim clinic June 10 The Boulder Parks and Recreation Department is offering an open water swim clinic from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Sunday, June 10, at the Boulder Reservoir, 5565 N. 51st St. Triathlon coaches will work with participants on land and in the water, and participants will complete a 500-yard simulated racecourse. Fundamental instruction will include: how to get in and out of a wetsuit quickly, how to position during a mass start, how to navigate and how to have a fast finish.
The cost is $20 for Boulder residents and $25 for non-residents. Participants must also pay the Boulder Reservoir gate-entry fee or use an annual pass or punch card for reservoir entry.
To register, visit www.BoulderParks-Rec.org. For more information, contact Summer Kennedy, Parks and Recreation, at 303-413-7264.
Boulder Municipal Court closed Friday, June 8, Boulder Municipal Court will be closed on Friday, June 8, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a staff meeting.