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InterMountain Alliance

The IMA is a coalition of citizen volunteers, community representatives and partner
organizations working collectively to establish effective communication systems and networks, share commonchallenges and solutions with a focus on disaster preparedness, response and recovery and to advocate on behalf of the mountain communities in Boulder County.

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Current Work

In October the IMA participated in a presentation on Watershed Health by Jessie Olson, E.D. of Left Hand Watershed Center and Maya Machamer, E.D. of Boulder Watershed Collective.

We encourage folks to watch this if they haven't.

Meeting Agenda - 4/21

May 19, 2022 -- 10am until noon


- Introductions, if needed 5 min
- Update on Land Use Committee-Karen, 5 min

- Update on Wildfire Legislation Committee, 5 min

- Update from Mike Chard, Director, Boulder ODM-30 min

- Update from Steve Silbermann, Communications (tentative)

- Adjourn


The virtual meeting link is here:

Meeting ID: 160 302 3648
Passcode: 048404


Meeting Minutes from April 2022 Meeting

Meeting Minutes from February 2022 Meeting

Meeting Minutes from January 2022 Meeting

About the InterMountain Alliance

IMA Community Towns/Areas  

  • Town of Nederland

  • Gold Hill Town Meeting

  • Town of Ward

  • Town of Jamestown

  • Town of Lyons

  • Allenspark Fire Protection District

  • Areas: Raymond/Riverside, Four Mile Canyon, Lefthand Canyon, Coal Creek


Working Groups:

  • Emergency Communications --dealing with power outages during events and storms--working with county and service providers 

  • Western-related Legislation--staying abreast of western wildfire and related bills and how they affect us

  • Forest Health--focusing on beaver ecology education wrt wildfire mitigation and recovery and water restoration 


  • Peak to Peak Housing and Human Services

  • Boulder County Office of Disaster Management

  • Boulder County Resilience and Recovery

  • Boulder County Public Health

  • Boulder County VOAD

  • Gilpin County

  • Nederland Community Center

  • Wild Bear Mountain Ecology Center

  • Left Hand Watershed Center

  • Boulder Watershed Collective

  • Crisis Cleanup

  • Four Mile Fire Protection District

  • Mountain Emergency Radio Network (MERN): ANEN, AirLink, IPRC (affiliated with Boulder County Amateur Radio Emergency Services under Boulder County Sheriff's Office)

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