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Downtown Boulder Partnership

Downtown Boulder Partnership (DBP) supports reopening West Pearl Street
(between 9th and 11th streets) to vehicular access as soon as possible, while continuing
to consider options to repurpose streets and public spaces throughout the downtown

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Downtown Boulder Partnership's Public Policy Committee Recommendation on the November 2022 Library District Ballot Initiative:

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Who We Are

The Downtown Boulder Partnership (DBP) is a 501(c)6 nonprofit / membership-based organization.  DBP promotes the civic, economic and commercial vitality of downtown Boulder - while helping preserve its historic and cultural environment as the heart of the greater Boulder community. DBP supports downtown businesses through public policy advocacy and provides staff to implement the missions of the Downtown Boulder Business Improvement District (BID)  and Downtown Boulder Community Initiatives (DBCI).


DBP members are actively engaged within the downtown community.  DBP's Public Policy group provides input on city matters impacting the well-being of the downtown district. Members are well informed, connected and represented within the district. Member businesses also have the opportunity to participate in various member events hosted by DBP. Join now for Membership for the 2022 Calendar year (January - December).  New members joining October - December of the year prior are activated immediately.

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Downtown Boulder Gift Card, Issued by MetaBank®, Member FDIC

DBP facilitates the Downtown Boulder Gift Card program, generating over well over $250K in redemptions annually to participating downtown businesses.  Over 170 DBP members (including shops, restaurants and service providers) accept the card throughout the distirct.  The card is available for purchase in denominations from $10 to $500 and funds never expire.  Buy online or in person. Shipping available. 

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2022 DBP Board of Directors

Katie Olson - Art Source International

Vice Chair
Connie Minden - Ramble on Pearl 

Dennis Paul - Elevations Credit Union

2022 Board Members
Jon Banis - Japango
David Dadone - Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art (BMoCA)
Evan Faber - Moxie Sozo
Mark Heinritz - The Sink
Peter Hoglund - Frasca Food Group
Lauren Lambert - Google
Anthony Lavdanski - Rollins Barber Shop
Marcy Miller - Organic Sandwich Company
Jake Novotny - Jungle 
Fern O'Brien - O'Brien Law P.C.
Lori Preston - Museum of Boulder
Andrew Shoemaker - Shoemaker, Ghiselli & Schwartz LLC
Laurel Tate - Two Sole Sisters
Nico Toutenhoofd - Insight Designs 

Ex Officio
Chip - Downtown Boulder Partnership
Yvette Bowden - City of Boulder
Cris Jones - City of Boulder
Lane Landrith - City of Boulder
Kent Nuzum, BID Board Chair - Great Western Bank

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