Niwot Design Review Committee

Niwot Design Review Committee

Public Meetings

Due to COVID-19 concerns, public meetings are being held virtually.

Niwot Design Review Committee Public Meeting, 4 p.m. Wednesday, August 10, 2022

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NDRC Meeting Agenda August 10, 2022:

  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Appointment of Chair and Vice-Chair
  4. Referrals
    4.1. Docket SPR-22-TBD: 364 2nd Avenue
    Request: Demolition of the existing building at 364 2nd Avenue and the construction of a new mixed use
    Location: 364 2nd Avenue, Lots 19-20 Block 26 Niwot, Section 25, Township 2N, Range 70W
    Zoning: Niwot Rural Community District I
    Applicant/Property Owner: Ashley Niles Properties LLC
    Public testimony will be taken.
  5. Other business
  6. Adjournment

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Past Public Meetings

Historic Preservation Advisory Board Subcommittee Meeting, April 23, 2020

Boulder County Historic Preservation Advisory Board (HPAB) and Niwot Design Review Committee (NDRC)
Certificate of Appropriateness/Historic Preservation Grant: CA-20-0005: Old Town Niwot Historic District – new sign for Niwot Blacksmith building
Documents: Subcommittee Meeting Notice, April 23, 2020

Niwot Design Review Committee Public Meeting, Feb. 18, 2020

Public meeting of the Niwot Design Review Committee. Agenda Items included:

  1. Appointment of Chair and Vice-Chair
  2. Preliminary Review of Redevelopment Plans for 210 Franklin St., Niwot, by applicant Terry Palmos.
    Boulder County requires applicants to schedule and hold a meeting with the Niwot Design Review Committee (NDRC) prior to submitting the application to Community Planning & Permitting for development, which triggers Site Plan Review, Special Review, or other planning review process. The purpose of this engagement is to provide sufficient opportunity for public comment on development plans, and for the applicant to listen to and address, as reasonable, the NDRC and community’s concerns and recommendations related to the proposed development.
  3. Adoption of By-Laws

Documents: Information packet for proposed Redevelopment Plans for 210 Franklin St.

Niwot Design Review Committee Public Meeting, Feb. 11, 2020

Kick-off meeting for new members of the Niwot Design Review Committee.

Duties and Responsibilities

The committee’s primary role is to act as a referral agency for proposals within the Niwot Rural Community District I (NRCD I). The committee does not have legal authority to grant Certificates of Appropriateness. However, the Historic Preservation Advisory Board (HPAB) shall consider the committee’s recommendation as well as other public testimony in decisions pertaining to the historic district.

Member Selection

The Niwot Design Review Committee consists of 5 members. Members are appointed by the Board of County Commissioners, and the selection process will be completed with the intent to include representatives of the Niwot Business Association, the Niwot Community Association, the Niwot Historical Society, at least one member of the HPAB, and members of the community who have lived or worked in the community for more than five years.


  • Satir DeMarco, Vice-chair
  • Jason Emery
  • Will Hentschel
  • Katherine Koehler
  • Bruce Larsen, Chair


Members shall serve three-year terms, and no member may serve more than three consecutive terms.

Meeting Schedule

The Niwot Design Review Committee is authorized to hold meetings on an as needed basis and may adopt official bylaws for the conduct and procedures of its meetings.

Niwot Design Review Committee Coordinator