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Do growth caps work? What about Boulder?
Amendment 24, the Citizen Management of Growth initiative, is one of many constitutional amendments that will be put before Colorado voters on Nov. 7.
Sponsored by Coloradans for Responsible Growth, and officially filed by Elise Jones of the Colorado Environmental Coalition and nature photographer John Fielder, the amendment would allow development only in areas designated as "committed areas" or "designated growth areas."
Committed areas, as defined by the initiative, are those areas that have been "committed to development," and must have central water and sewer service. In addition to water and sewer, to qualify as a committed area, more than 50 percent of the …