Committed to the Land

Stromberg, Meghan
March 2005
Planning;Mar2005, Vol. 71 Issue 3, p21
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the services of Boulder County Commissioner Ron Stewart towards the conservation of land and open spaces which have won him American Planning Association's 2005 Distinguished leadership Award for an Elected Official. In 1991, he convened the Open Space Task Force, consisting of representatives of environmental, business, municipal, and government groups, who, in Stewart's words, had any interest whatsoever in open space, positive or negative. The achievement that has had the greatest effect on the county, most agree, is the creation of legally binding but voluntary intergovernmental agreements among towns.


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