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weekly e-News update.
July 8, 2011
- Rhythm on the River Starts Tonight
- Ute Creek Neighbors Can Expect Helicopter Noise on Tuesday
- City Seeks Housing Task Force Members
- Longmont Student Wins Statewide Essay Contest
- Free Car Seat Safety Check
Rhythm on the River Starts Tonight
Rhythm on the River, Northern Colorado’s free signature family event, takes place on Friday, July 8, (5:30 to 8 pm) and Saturday, July 9, (7 am to 7 pm) in Roger’s Grove on Hover Street. Free parking and shuttle service are available at the Boulder County Fairgrounds. Visit the City Council booth for a chance to speak with your favorite Council Member and receice a free gift. For a complete schedule visit www.ci.longmont.co.us/rotr or call Recreation Services at 303-651-8404.
Ute Creek Neighbors Can Expect Helicopter Noise on Tuesday
Golf Services has contracted with Colorado Aerial Photography of Longmont to photograph each hole at Ute Creek Golf Course in the early morning of Tuesday, July 12, weather permitting. The photos will be taken from a helicopter flying at low altitude, and the shoot will last approximately one hour. On the morning of the shoot, residents adjacent to the golf course will experience noise from the low-flying aircraft, but noise in any one area should last only a few minutes. For additional information contact Larry Mills at 303-651-8593 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
City Seeks Housing Task Force Members
The Longmont City Clerk’s Office is accepting applications on behalf of the Longmont City Council for the Ad Hoc Workforce Housing Task Force. Members are needed to represent various groups, including residential developers/builders, lenders, real estate sales, the business community, human services agencies, and affordable housing program homeowners. The application is online at www.ci.longmont.co.us/boards/vacancy.htm. The deadline to submit an application is 5 pm on July 22 in the City Clerk’s Office, 350 Kimbark Street. For more information, call 303-651-8649.
Longmont Student Wins Statewide Essay Contest
Longmont middle schooler Joey Plunkett will be honored on Tuesday by the Mayor and City Council for writing the winning "If I Were Mayor" essay. This statewide contest was sponsored by the Colorado Municipal League (CML) and CML executive director Sam Mamet will present Joey, who attends St. John the Baptist Middle School, with $500 to establish a scholarship account with CollegeInvest. The Mayor also will present him with a Mayor's Positive Impact Award during the City Council Meeting, 7 pm at 350 Kimbark St.
Free Car Seat Safety Check
The Longmont Fire Department provides free car seat safety checks from 2 to 7 pm on the second Wednesday of every month at Fire Station 2, located on Mountain View Avenue just west of Hover Street. The next safety check will be on Wednesday, July 13. For more information visit www.ci.longmont.co.us/fire, “Fire Safety,” “Car Seat Safety” or call 303-651-8437.
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