City Council

2023 Budget

2023 Budget


Department Overview:

City Council serves as the governing body for the City of Boulder, providing policy direction to the city organization and hires and supervises the following employees:

  • City Attorney
  • City Manager
  • Municipal Judge

Council Priorities 2022-2023

  • Accessory Dwelling Unit Updates
  • Inclusionary Housing
  • Zoning for Affordable Housing
  • Middle Income Housing
  • Homelessness Day Center
  • Transportation - Core Arterial Network
  • Occupancy Reform Review
  • Transit Village Area Plan (TVAP)
  • Area III Planning Reserve
  • Elections

Operating Budget (FY2021-23)

Department Overview

City Attorney

The City Attorney’s Office is the legal advisor to the City Council, the city’s boards and commissions, and allcity officials. The City Attorney’s Office also represents the city in civil litigation and prosecutes violations of the municipal code. The City Attorney’s Office reviews and approves the form of all city contracts, works with Risk Management on insurance and claims, and provides legal advice to all city departments. Central Records maintains the official files for the city and provides copies of official actions of the city upon request. It also oversees records management for the city.

City Manager

The City Manager’s Office (CMO) champions an engaged, collaborative, and innovative organizational culture; provides professional leadership in the administration and execution of city policy as established by council; and establishes relationships and partnerships to implement community priorities

Municipal Judge

The Boulder Municipal Court provides an accessible, efficient, and impartial forum for all participants in cases involving municipal ordinance violations; adjudicates cases consistent with the law, the needs of the individual, and the community’s values; and promotes public trust in both the justice system and local government.

Department Staffing

Expenditure by Fund

Expenditure by Program