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Community conversations about Police Oversight Ordinance 8430 to be held Sept. 18 and 20 (Bilingual)

Community conversations about Police Oversight Ordinance 8430 to be held Sept. 18 and 20 (Bilingual)


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Media Contact: Shannon Aulabaugh, Communication Manager, 303-441-4491


Community conversations about Police Oversight Ordinance 8430 to be held Sept. 18 and 20

Council will review proposed changes to the police oversight ordinance on Oct. 5.

BOULDER, Colo. – Two final community conversations about the City of Boulder’s Police Oversight Ordinance, Ordinance 8430, will take place on Monday, Sept. 18 from 6 to7 p.m. virtually and Wednesday, Sept. 20 , from 6 to 7:30 p.m. inside the City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks Community Room located at 2520 55th St.  Members of the Police Oversight Panel and city staff will be present and discuss the ordinance changes being proposed and hear feedback from community members.

Interpreters will be available at both sessions. Individuals who cannot join in person are invited to provide their feedback on http://www.beheardboulder.org. If you plan to attend one of these sessions, please RSVP online. Those that sign up in advance and provide an email address will receive the virtual meeting link and copy of the updated police oversight ordinance draft.

Council will review proposed ordinance changes at the Oct. 5 City Council meeting. The second reading will take place at the City Council meeting on Oct. 19 and include a public hearing.

The partial moratorium on the work of the city’s Police Oversight Panel approved by City Council on June 22 will expire on Oct. 20. Since June the panel has completed case review of complaints filed prior to May 10 and provided input on ordinance revisions.

Conversaciones comunitarias sobre la Ordenanza de supervisión policial 8430 se llevarán a cabo el 18 y 20 de septiembre

El consejo revisará los cambios propuestos a la ordenanza de supervisión policial el 5 de octubre.

Shannon Aulabaugh, gerente de comunicaciones, 303-441-4491

Dos conversaciones comunitarias finales sobre la ciudad de BoulderOrdenanza de Supervisión de la Policía, Ordenanza 8430, se llevará a cabo el lunes 18 de septiembre de 6 a 7 pm de manera virtual y el miércoles 20 de septiembre de 6 a 7:30 pm dentro de la Ciudad de Boulder Salón comunitario de espacios abiertos y parques de montaña ubicado en 2520 55th St. Los miembros del Panel de Supervisión de la Policía y el personal de la ciudad estarán presentes y discutirán los cambios de ordenanza que se proponen y escucharán los comentarios de los miembros de la comunidad.

Habrá intérpretes disponibles en ambas sesiones. Las personas que no puedan unirse en persona están invitadas a escribir sus comentarios en http://www.beheardboulder.org. Si planea asistir a una de estas sesiones, confirme su asistencia en línea. Aquellos que se registren con anticipación y proporcionen una dirección de correo electrónico recibirán el enlace de la reunión virtual y una copia del borrador actualizado de la ordenanza de supervisión policial.

El Concejo Municipal revisará los cambios propuestos en la ordenanza en la reunión del Concejo Municipal del XNUMX de octubre. La segunda lectura se llevará a cabo en la reunión del Concejo Municipal el XNUMX de octubre e incluirá al público en persona.

La moratoria parcial sobre el trabajo del Panel de Supervisión de la Policía de la ciudad aprobada por el Concejo Municipal el XNUMX de junio caducará el XNUMX de octubre. Desde junio, el panel ha completado la revisión de casos de quejas presentadas antes del XNUMX de mayo y ha proporcionado información sobre las revisiones de las ordenanzas.


Shavonne Blades grew up on the West Coast but moved to Colorado in High School. She left for California after school and returned to Colorado in 1990. She got her start in media at the age of 21 in Santa Cruz, California as an advertising sales rep. Having no experience and nothing more than a couple of years as an art college attendee she felt the bug to work in media at a young age. She learned that by helping her customers with design and marketing, their campaigns would be far more successful and has made a 30+ year career in design, copywriting, and marketing for her clients. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EPy4MMdcfLg. She has always chosen to work in Independent Media and believes deeply in the need for true, authentic Community Journalism. She is proud that YS has never compromised journalism standards in its 20+ history and continues to print YS on paper monthly while also expanding web coverage. She has worked at 3 Alternative Weeklies and founded Yellow Scene Magazine in 2000. You can learn more about Shavonne's adventures in the YS 20th Anniversary issue: https://yellowscene.com/2020/10/08/the-yellow-scenes-red-tornado/

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