Parks & Open Space Advisory Committee POSAC
Parks & Open Space Advisory Committee members sitting at the dais

Parks & Open Space Advisory Committee

The Parks & Open Space Advisory Committee (POSAC) reviews proposals and advises Parks & Open Space staff and the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) on open space issues, new land acquisitions, and the management of existing properties.


POSAC usually meets on the fourth Thursday of each month starting at 6:30 p.m.

Meetings will be held in a hybrid format where attendees can join through Zoom or in-person at the Boulder County Courthouse, 1325 Pearl St, 3rd Floor, Boulder.

Registration is only required for participants who want to provide public comment. Meetings are streamed live through eSCRIBE. Video will display on the agenda page as soon as the meeting begins.

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How To Participate

Public comments will be accepted from individuals attending the meeting in-person or virtually through the Zoom Webinar.

Speaking Times

Generally, each speaker will have a maximum of three minutes per item. In cases where many comments are expected, speakers may be limited to two minutes or another time limitation if appropriate. Pooling of speaker time will be permitted at the discretion of the chair. All speakers wishing to pool their time must be signed up for and present at the meeting. Time allotted for pooled speakers will be determined by the chair, not to exceed a total of ten minutes (or eight minutes where many comments are expected). Speakers are requested not to repeat statements made by previous speakers other than to express points of agreement or disagreement.

Documents Supporting Public Comment

Documents supporting public comment can be emailed to the POSAC coordinator or printed copies can be provided at the meeting for POSAC members and staff. Public presentations will not be displayed on monitors during public comment.

Alternate Accommodations

Boulder County wants to ensure that everyone has equal access to our programs, activities, and services. To request an Americans with Disability Act (ADA) accommodation, please email, or call 303-441-1386, at least three business days before the meeting.

Language Interpretation / Interpretación de Idiomas

Please email at least three business days before the meeting to request language interpretation.

Envíe un correo electrónico al al menos tres días hábiles antes de la reunión para solicitar interpretación de idiomas.

Meeting Minutes, Agendas, Videos, and Notices

Purpose and Bylaws

POSAC is an advisory board appointed by the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) of Boulder County to provide advice to the BOCC and Boulder County Parks & Open Space (BCPOS) department regarding BCPOS plans, programs, and actions.

Advisory Committee Members

Members are appointed by the Board of County Commissioners and serve a three year term. Recruitment for board members occurs two times a year, typically in January and July.

  • Drew Adams (term ends 2/28/2025)
  • Trace Baker (term ends 2/28/2025)
  • Carol Byerly (term ends 2/28/2026)
  • Paula Fitzgerald (term ends 2/28/2025)
  • Janet George (term ends 2/28/2027)
  • Kristine Johnson (term ends 2/28/2026)
  • Tony Lewis – Chair (term ends 2/28/2026)
  • Jackson Moller (term ends 2/28/2025)
  • Derek Turner (term ends 2/28/2026)

Contact POSAC Members

Use the comment form below to submit comments to POSAC. Comments are compiled and sent to POSAC members before the monthly meeting. Comments submitted after 3 p.m. on the day of the meeting may not be seen by staff or POSAC before the meeting.

Fill out the POSAC comment form.

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