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August 26, 2022

Boulder County Planning Commission agenda for Sept. 1, 2022

Planning Commission public meeting will be held virtually starting at 1:30 p.m.

Boulder County, Colo. - The next meeting of the Boulder County Planning Commission will be Thursday, Sept. 1, 2022, beginning at 1:30 p.m. View the meeting agenda.

Planning Commission meetings are being held virtually.

Watch the Meeting
Meetings are streamed live through the county's new eSCRIBE platform. The video will display on the agenda page as soon as the meeting begins. View livestream starting at 1:30 p.m. on Sept. 1 , 2022.

Register to Participate
Only those who intend to provide public comment during the meeting (*at the discretion of the Planning Commission) need to register to attend via Zoom. Register to attend. Call 303-441-3930 or email for more information.

Agenda item:

  1. Public Hearing – Docket SU-22-0003: CEMEX Dowe Flats Mining and Reclamation Extension (Tabled from August 17, 2022)
    Written comments related to any new information introduced since the August 17, 2022 Planning Commission public hearing will be accepted until 8 a.m. on September 1, 2022. *Oral public testimony (taken live virtually or by phone) may not be permitted, or may be limited, at the discretion of the Planning Commission and will be determined on September 1.
    Request: Special Use/Site Specific Development Plan review to amend an existing Special Use approval (SU-93-14) for limestone/shale open mining/quarrying located at the Dowe Flats Quarry, extending approved mining activities for an additional 15 years; the original permit area of 1,911 acres to be reduced to 709 acres; the concluding of cement plant operations at the facility located south of Highway 66 within the same 15-year timeframe; with concurrent reclamation of wildlife habitat.
    Location: 13301 55th Street, Parcel #120316000050, located approximately 0.5 mile north of the intersection of N. 53rd Street and state Highway 66, in Sections 9, 10, 15, and 16, Township 3N, Range 70W.
    Zoning: Agricultural (A) Zoning District
    Applicant/Property Owner: John Heffernan, CEMEX, Inc.
    Agent: Pam Hora, Tetra Tech, Inc.
    Cosigned by: Boulder County Parks & Open Space
    Action Requested: Recommendation to BOCC
    Staff Planner: Pete L’Orange
    View application information, documents, and Sept. 1 staff memo, or submit written public comment at


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