Last October, the city of Berkeley, CA voted to allow property owners to pay for energy efficiency improvements and solar systems through long-term assessment on their individual property tax bills. Now Boulder County may try something similar. If it passes, this might be welcome news to local property owners who won’t do energy efficiency and renewable energy projects without up-front funding assistance.
Earlier this month, Boulder County Commissioners agreed to put Issue 1A on the Nov. 4 ballot. This would which would allow the county to sell up to $40 million in bonds to support a loan program for “clean energy options.”
Here’s how the county explains it would work…