SCFD Boulder County Cultural Council

Boulder County Cultural Council (BCCC)

The Boulder County Cultural Council makes allocation recommendations to the Boulder County Commissioners regarding the yearly distribution plan for the county’s Tier III portion of the Metropolitan Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD) sales tax.

The application period is now open for new council members. Go to ‘Cultural Council’ on this page Board Vacancies – Boulder County. The application period ends July 10, 2024.

2024 Meeting Calendar

(Meetings are held virtually unless otherwise noted. Use the Zoom links for each meeting listed below to attend.)

BCCC Meetings, Study Sessions and Allocation Meetings (Regular monthly meetings in bold type):

      • Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2024, 6-8 p.m. – Regular BCCC Meeting
      • Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2024, 6-8 p.m. – Regular BCCC Meeting
      • Tuesday, March 5, 2024, 6-8 p.m. – Regular BCCC Meeting
      • Tuesday, April 2, 2024, 6-9 p.m. – Boulder Study Session #1
      • Tuesday, April 16, 2024, 6-9 p.m. – Boulder Study Session #2
      • Tuesday, April 30, 2024, 6-9 p.m. – Boulder Study Session #3
      • Tuesday, May 14, 2024, 6-9 p.m. – No meeting
      • Tuesday, May 21, 2024, 6-8 p.m. – Boulder Allocation Meeting Zoom Attendee Access
      • Tuesday, July 30, 2024, 1:00 – 1:30 p.m. – BCCC Grant Allocation Presentation to the Board of County Commissioners (Boulder County Commissioners’ Hearing Room – 3rd Floor, 1325 Pearl Street, Boulder, CO) BOCC Meetings
      • No regular BCCC meeting is scheduled for June or July, 2024
      • Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2024, 6-8 p.m. – Regular BCCC Meeting Zoom Attendee Access
        • Agenda items: Discuss Study Session and Allocation process and details, and logistics for October Grantee Recognition Event
      • Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2024, 6-8 p.m. Zoom Attendee Access
        • Agenda items: Begin revisions of Calendar and Guidelines.
      • Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2024, 6-8 p.m. Zoom Attendee Access
        • Agenda items: Review and approve Calendar, Guidelines, welcome new council members
      • Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2024, 6-8 p.m. Zoom Attendee Access
        • Agenda items: Review, revise and approve BCCC Bylaws
      • No regular BCCC meeting is scheduled for December, 2024

Other Deadlines and Meetings:

    • Thursday, Sept. 26, 2024, 1 p.m. – SCFD Board Meeting to approve Tier III funding and presentations by each council chair
    • October 2024 (Date TBD) – Boulder County Cultural Council Grantee Recognition Ceremony.

Contact Us

Staff Liaison

Aleta Sherman (email) or phone 720-564-2278

SCFD Program Officer

Christine Fiedler (email)

BCCC Members

Appointed by the Board of County Commissioners

2024 Council Members
Maria Astudillo, Chair
Nicholas Eliasson, Vice-Chair
Gwen Burak
Ed Castaldo
Kathy Czerny
Larry Kaptein
Lisa McDonough
Ryan Reeves
Robert Sherman

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