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Next Big Things

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Next Big Things

Welcome to the Next Big Things groupthink! You now have the opportunity to join other members who have an interest in preparing for the future. Our NBT group is a sharing and participatory environment geared towards identifying, collecting; and collaborating around the trends that will impact local governments and communities over the next generation. Lets get #futureready!

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Douglas Schulze

Anyone have experience acquiring an Investor Owned Electric Utility and establishing a municipal electric? Looking for as much info as possible regarding types of studies, assessments, etc. that should be considered.

Ryan Spillers

Ryan Spillers

Hello Mr. Schulze. According to this case study, http://transformgov..., the City of Boulder, CO began looking into creating a city-owned electric utility in 2011. Here is the City webpage dedicated to their transition plans: https://bouldercolor..

Karen Thoreson

getting ready to visit more than a dozen communities to discuss Next Big Things ( NBT) and being Future Ready. Can't wait for the dialogue and discussion.

Ryan Spillers

Learn more about the Next Big Things: http://transformgov...

Ryan Spillers

Hi folks! What are some of the big things affecting your local community? Feel free to post links, websites and comments to help show whats going on around you and drive the dialogue. We will gladly accept photos - just share those on our Facebook or Twitter page. You can always send me the photo via email ( and I will post it for you.

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