Welcome to the City of Longmont's
weekly e-News update.
August 26, 2011
- Skydivers to Fill the Sky Friday thru Sunday
- Coffee with Council is This Saturday
- You're Invited to Festival on Main
- Most City Facilities Closed on Monday
- Community Unity Award Nominations Sought
Skydivers to Fill the Sky Friday thru Sunday
Beginning Friday, August 26 through Sunday, August 28, 2011, Mile-Hi Skydiving will be trying to set a Colorado State record for a formation skydive linking 70+ skydivers together in the air at one time. In order to attempt this record, Mile-Hi has leased two additional aircraft from Arizona. One will be a Twin Otter and the other will be a Sky Van. When attempts to set the record are being made, all five of Mile-Hi’s aircraft will be flying at the same time. This is a day time event only. These attempts will be made from an altitude of 23,000 feet as opposed to Mile-Hi’s regular jump altitude of 17,500 feet. If you should have any questions about this event, please contact Mile-Hi Skydiving at 303-702-9911.
Coffee with Council is This Saturday
Longmont City Council is hosting an informal chat over coffee from 9 to 10 am this Saturday, August 27, at Chick-fil-A, 215 Ken Pratt Boulevard. At Coffee with Council, you can talk with two council members on any topic of your choice. Mayor Bryan Baum and Council Member Alex Sammoury are scheduled to attend. For information about city council meetings and agendas, call the City Clerk’s Office at 303-651-8649.
You're Invited to Festival on Main
It’s time for the annual Festival on Main, this Friday, August 26, from 6 to 9 pm on Main Street between 3rd and Longs Peak avenues. Enjoy music, free rides and activities for children, street performers, and much more. This also is the last opportunity to see all 20 Longmont Idol performers before eliminations begin. And while you’re there, visit with city council members at their booth, and learn about electric safety, how to manage your energy use and ways to reduce your utility bill at Longmont Power & Communication’s booth. Festival admission is free, and several vendors will have food and beverages for sale. For more information visit www.festivalonmain.com or call 303-651-8484.
Most City Facilities Closed on Monday
Longmont city government observes Labor Day on Monday, September 5, as a holiday. The following facilities will be CLOSED: Civic Center, Service Center, Development Services Center, Library, Senior Center, Museum, Memorial Building, Youth Center, Centennial Pool and Waste Diversion Center. Trash and recycling collection services will be one day late this week. Visit www.ci.longmont.co.us for more information.
Community Unity Award Nominations Sought
Nominations are being accepted for the 2011 Community Unity Award. Each year, the Longmont City Council and the Longmont Multicultural Action Committee recognize a Longmont resident who has made significant contributions to helping the people of Longmont work together to create a caring and inclusive community. The deadline for nominations is September 9. Call 303-651-8445 or visit www.ci.longmont.co.us/cs/multiplan/eng/unity_comm.htm for a nomination form and more information.
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