In the wake of the Marshall and NCAR fires, we recently had the opportunity to talk at length with Chief Brian Oliver of Boulder Fire-Rescue’s Wildland Division about the changing status of wildfire risk to our neighborhood. The meeting was well attended, and we gleaned much very useful information. Here is a summary of the most important points from that meeting. And here are the full minutes of the 1 hour, 40 minute session.
Catch up on the latest, and don’t forget our upcoming summer block party, Sunday, August 21, from 5-7 p.m. in the shared drives at 3745/3755/3765 Silver Plume Lane. See you there!
The City of Boulder has just launched a new resource to help you prepare for and navigate emergency situations. Have a look at this before an emergency arises!
Please have a look at our latest SR4 newsletter for info on parking island landscaping, street repairs, our covenants, and the welcome return of our annual summer potluck get-together!
On June 29, 2022, neighbors met with Catherine Wells of Boulder Landscape and Design to discuss their ideas for new landscaping in our parking islands following the removal of our large junipers. Here are a summary and the full minutes of that meeting.
Following the recent fires in our immediate vicinity, residents of SR4 have lots of questions. Here are some answers to what’s top of mind for many.
We had a great turnout at our annual meeting this year and had much to talk about. The full recap is available here.
Did you know? The State of Colorado offers homeowners in the Wildland-Urban Interface (which includes Silver Plume) a significant tax subtraction for qualifying costs incurred for fire mitigation on their properties, up to $2500. Have a look at the fine print here.
Quite a few residents of SR4 are concerned about the noise and pollution impacts of the equipment used by commercial landscapers. They join many in Boulder and elsewhere with that concern. The City of Boulder is also addressing the issue. They are in the early stages of assessing a way to limit the use of noisy and polluting equipment, with an emphasis on two-stroke engines. The SR4 Board is following this closely and doing our own research in hopes of…
Boulder offers a wealth of ways to engage on climate change. If you’re looking for a way to take action, here’s a list of Boulder climate and social justice organizations.