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City of Boulder - Jane Brautigam, City Manager

The city of Boulder established its Economic Vitality Program in 2003 to promote a healthy economy, which is a part of the outstanding quality of life enjoyed by its residents.  Boulder is following a sustainable path to economic development, adopting strategies to improve the business climate for both retail and primary businesses, while enhancing community character and preserving environmental quality.  Economic vitality in Boulder is pursued through partnerships among public agencies, private companies and non-profit organizations. Jane S. Brautigam was appointed City Manager in October of 2008 and is the city’s first woman manager in its 90-year history. Before joining the City of Boulder, Brautigam was city manager for Dublin, Ohio (2002-2008). Previously she worked as the city manager (2000-2002) and city attorney (1996-2000) for Loveland, CO; the city attorney (1988-1994) and assistant city attorney for Greenwood Village, CO; and as assistant county attorney for Boulder County from 1980 to 1985. Brautigam earned a bachelor of arts in history from Allegheny College and a law degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.