Boulder city attorney to investigate conflict-of-interest complaint against Ken Wilson – Boulder Daily Camera

Posted on Oct 19, 2011

Boulder’s city attorney will conduct an investigation into whether Councilman Ken Wilson has violated the city’s laws on conflicts of interest through his private work on energy issues.

Steve Pomerance, a former councilman and a staunch proponent of Boulder cutting its ties with Xcel Energy in favor of forming a municipal utility, asked the council Tuesday night to launch an investigation into Wilson’s relationship with the utility.

Wilson, who owns a consulting company that works on solar gardens and other energy issues, opposes creating a municipal utility.

Pomerance suggested that Wilson’s contacts and relationships with Xcel may have influenced council discussions on topics such as the Xcel

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