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This ordinance outlines the requirements for city compost collection. It provides guidelines for vendors concerning acceptable compost and recyclables hauling practices. It creates special zones within municipal limits for the disposal of compostable matter as well as an equitable and manageable schedule of compost collection.
The ordinance mandates that, depending on square size and building type, new residential buildings must be 30%-75% more efficient than 2006 International Energy Conservation and Insulation Code levels. Depending on size, major renovations must be 15%-50% more efficient than IECC levels (Home Energy Rating System score of 70-100). To obtain a residential building permit applicants must meet Green Points requirements and obtain energy audit. For commercial buildings, mandates energy modeling for large buildings and a 30% increase in commercial construction requirements.
This ordinance provides for the enforcement of the Property Maintenance Code by establishing a system of rental licenses for all accommodations in the city that are rented to tenants. The ordinance requires that when a licensee wishes to obtain a new license or renewal of a current license, he or she must submit an inspection report of the property concerning its compliance to the Property Maintenance Code. The inspection must be completed by a qualified-city licensed contractor. This ordinance is one of the three 'SmartRegs' policies that passed in Boulder to improve energy efficiency requirements in rental housing. The other two ordinances are 2010 Boulder Ordinance 7724 and 2010 Boulder Ordinance 7726.
This ordinance adopts the 2009 International Property Maintenance Code as the Property Maintenance Code for the city. The code applies to all existing residential structures and defines minimum standards for light, ventilation, space, heating, sanitation, energy conservation, protection from the elements, life safety, and safety from other hazards. Except for some exemptions, existing structures must be altered to meet the minimum standards in the code. This ordinance is one of the three 'SmartRegs' policies that passed in Boulder to improve energy efficiency requirements in rental housing. The other two ordinances are 2010 Boulder Ordinance 7725 and 2010 Boulder Ordinance 7726.
This ordinance promotes efficient energy use in rental and privately occupied residential structures in the city. It establishes minimum energy efficiency requirements based on the Home Energy Rating System index for existing structures. The Home Energy Rating System measures the energy efficiency of windows, insulation, fans, ducts, heating systems, and lighting. Property owners have until 2019 to meet the energy efficiency minimum otherwise the rental license described in 2010 Boulder Ordinance 7725 will expire. This ordinance is one of the three 'SmartRegs' policies that passed in Boulder to improve energy efficiency requirements in rental housing. The other two ordinances are 2010 Boulder Ordinance 7724 and 2010 Boulder Ordinance 7725.
An ordinance approving the submission of a question to qualified Boulder voters on the November 2006 ballot, asking whether or not the electorate approves of the imposition of a Climate Action Plan Tax, effective from April 1, 2007 to March 31, 2013. If approved, the tax would be computed on the basis of the amount of electricity used by residential, commercial and industrial customers. The money generated from the tax would be used to fund a Climate Action Plan, a plan designed to reduce and mitigate the health and safety impacts of greenhouse gas emissions, and achieve local consistency with the Kyoto Protocol. Specifically, tax revenue generated would be used to implement programs to increase energy efficiency, increase renewable energy use, reduce emissions from motor vehicles, and take other steps towards meeting the goals of the Kyoto protocol. In subsequent years, the city council would have the authority to increase the tax rate as needed to continue funding of the Climate Action Plan.
An ordinance which declares intent for the Treasurer of the City of Portland to have the flexibility to make deposits in credit unions as allowed under Oregon House Bill 3700 in 2013; supports the Treasurer to amend the City's Investment Policy to allow for deposits in credit unions and other financial institutions up to the applicable NCUA and FDIC insurance limits and declares intent to make up to 10 initial deposits in 2012; and supports changes in the solicitation process to increase competition and consider community reinvestment criteria when selecting financial institutions which provide the City's financial services.