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June 17, 2011
- City Council Meeting Cancelled
- Congressman Gardner to Visit Local CDBG Projects
- Flood Information to be Discussed at Two Public Meetings
- View Winning Shock Art at Open House
- Mayor Baum Talks About Airport During Weekly Radio Show
- Light Bulb Change Underway
Council Meeting Cancelled
The June 21 city council study session has been cancelled. Several council members will be attending the Colorado Municipal League annual conference June 21 - 24. The next City Council meeting will be a regular session on June 28. To see city council meeting agendas, visit www.ci.longmont.co.us/city_council/agendas.
Congressman Gardner to Visit Local CDBG Projects
Congressman Cory Gardner will join Longmont Council members and staff on a tour projects that have benefited from Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds on Friday, June 17 at 4:15 beginning with The Suites extended stay hotel, and includes a recap of the Sun Rose and Simply Bulk projects and concludes at St. Vrain Manor. The CDBG fund program is avery flexible tool the City uses to assist, strengthen and support residents, businesses and neighborhoods.
Flood Information to be Discussed at Two Public Meetings
Residents and business and property owners along the St. Vrain River are invited to attend one of two public meetings to get information on the new 100-year floodplain, flood insurance, emergency notification, and what to do in case of flooding. The meetings are at 6:30 pm on Monday, June 20, at the St. Vrain Village Manager’s Office, 446 S. Francis Street, and at 2 pm on Thursday, June 23, at the St. Vrain School Administration Building, 395 S. Pratt Parkway.
View Winning Shock Art at Open House
Art in Public Places Commission invites the community to express their opinions on selecting artwork and the people responded. The Art in Public Places Commission of the City of Longmont recently invited local artists to submit designs for Shock Art 2011, a community art project that will see five electrical boxes around the City transformed into colorful and creative works of art. The 21 submissions were on display at the Muse Gallery and The Longmont Museum for nearly three weeks and nearly 700 people cast votes for their favorites. The five winning boxes will be on display at the Longmont Museum, 400 Quail Road, through Thursday, June 23. Art in Public Places is funded by 1% levy on Capital Improvement Projects of more than $50,000 within the City of Longmont. For more information about Shock Art, contact Lauren Greenfield, Art in Public Places Administrator at 303-651-8924 or Lauren.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mayor Baum Talks About Airport During Weekly Radio Show
Longmont Mayor Bryan Baum is hosting his live radio show on the Vance Brand Municipal Airport on Monday, June 20 at 6 p.m. at Air West Flight Center. The public is encouraged to attend and ask questions about any topic including the airport during the hour long live show. If you cannot attend, listen to the show on radio station 1060 AM or visit www.radioconetwork.com/rss/longmontrss.xml.
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Light Bulb Change Underway
A team of six youths will be working in north central and west Longmont neighborhoods to change the bulbs in pedestal lights. The change out began on June 14 and will continue through early August. Change out territory is Airport Road to Main Street from Highway 66 to 17th Avenue. At 17th Avenue, the territory narrows to between Hover Street and Main Street, continuing south to 1st Avenue. The group wears orange vests and hard hats and works as a team Monday through Thursday during daylight hours. For more information call 303-651-8386.
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