Collection: City of Boulder Government

This collection includes interviews with city managers, mayors, city council members. and with others about City of Boulder political issues.

Anuta, Barbara – OH1519
Interview Date: 2008

Topics: Belle Bonfils Blood Bank, Elections Department in the County Clerk and Recorder’s Office, League of Women Voters, Pacesetters Award in 1996 for Community Service, re-organization of the Chautauqua Board of Directors in the mid-1970s, work at Boulder Community Hospital … Continue reading

Bartlett, Al with Kurt Gerstle and Ruth Wright – OH1092
Interview Date: 2002

People: Florence Sibert, Bob McKelvey, Janet Roberts, Jim Bowers, Ted Tedesco, Bob Knecht, Dwayne Miller, Bill Lamont, Frank Havice, Steve Williams, Gary Lacey   Places: Boulder, Boulder County, Erie, Lafayette, Louisville   Topics: PLAN-Boulder County, Blue Line Amendment, Colorado Mountain … Continue reading

Bowers, James M. – OH1058
Interview Date: 2002

People: Bob Turner, Bob Quinlan, Ted Tedesco   Places: Boulder   Topics: City of Boulder Planning Department in 1960s, commercial development, Crossroads Shopping Center, Pearl Street Mall, zoning, retail strip development, Board of Adjustment, Spokes of the Wheel concept of … Continue reading

Bowers, James M. – OH1572
Interview Date: 2009

Jim Bowers, former planning director (1966-1967) and city council person (1967-1971) speaks about his time in both of these positiions. This period was marked by riots stemming from opposition to the Vietnam War and changes in the social and political … Continue reading

Carlisle, Cindy – OH1564
Interview Date: 2009

Cindy Carlisle served as a Boulder City Councilperson for four years and a University of Colorado Regent for six years. She also campaigned, in 2008, to become a Colorado State Senator. In this interview she discusses all of these campaigns … Continue reading

Correll, Ruth – OH0316
Interview Date: 1986

People:  Janet Roberts, Bob Knecht, Pen Tate.   Places:  Climax, Boulder.   Topics:  Early years of marriage: children, travels; League of Women Voters; Human Relations Commission; Attention Homes; low income housing. Mayor of Boulder: Crossroads; hippies; flood management; Conference of … Continue reading

Correll, Ruth – oh0513
Interview Date: 1987

People:  Pen Tate, Tim Fuller   Places:  Boulder   Topics:  Boulder City Council 1960s-1980s, student vote, the Boulder Program, political change 1960s-1980s, women in politics, minorities in politics, refugees, population growth, changes in Boulder 1960s-1980s, the Danish Plan  

Curtis, Bly – OH0198
Interview Date: 1979

People: Bly Curtis.   Places: Boulder.   Subjects: University of Colorado; city council; historic Derham-Lindgren House.  

Danish, Paul D. – OH1438
Interview Date: 2006

ABSTRACT: In this wide-ranging interview, Paul Danish talks about forty-five years of involvement in public life in Boulder and Boulder County, including such his years as an undergraduate at the University of Colorado and a member of student government, his … Continue reading

Davis, Joel C. – OH1562
Interview Date: 2009

In 1965 Joel Davis, age 29, was the youngest person elected to the Boulder City Council up until that time. He served on the council for two years. In this interview he discusses the city climate at the time and … Continue reading

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