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February 17, 2012
- Most City Offices Closed for Presidents Day
- Public Invited to Discuss Downtown Alley Project
- Airport Master Plan Community Open House
- Learn to Save on Utility Bills
- Registration Begins for Fishing Program
Most City Offices Closed for Presidents Day
Longmont city government observes Presidents Day on Monday, February 20, as a holiday. The following facilities will be CLOSED: Civic Center, Service Center, Library, Senior Center, Museum, Youth Center, Development Services Center, and Waste Diversion Center. Trash and recycling will be collected one day late during the week. If you have questions about the collection schedule, call 303-651-8416. For more information about facility schedules visit www.ci.longmont.co.us.
Public Invited to Discuss Downtown Alley Project
Two public information meetings are planned for downtown business and property owners to meet with the LDDA, the City and J-2 Contracting to discuss the alleyscape project construction schedule. The first meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, February 21 at 5:30 p.m. at the Chamber of Commerce building located at 528 Main Street. The second meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, February 22 at 8 a.m. in the Public Meeting Room at the Safety and Justice Center, 225 Kimbark Street. Information letters were sent via regular mail to property owners on the east side of Main Street, earlier this week. See project updates at www.downtownlongmont.com.
Airport Master Plan Community Open House
The City of Longmont is in the process of updating its Airport Master Plan, a comprehensive study that describes plans for airport development. City staff and the master plan consultants will be on hand to discuss the environmental overview, financial planning and estimated capital improvement program costs, and the economic impact of the airport. The public is invited to provide feedback to City staff on these sections at an open house from 5 to 8 pm on Monday, February 27, at the Civic Center, 350 Kimbark Street. For more information, contact Tim Barth at firstname.lastname@example.org or 303-651-8431.
Learn to Save on Utility Bills
Longmont Power & Communications customers are invited to an EnergySmart information session to learn more about ways to save money on their utility bills and increase home comfort. The public information session will take place on February 22, 2012 at 7 pm at the Longmont Public Library. Click to learn more about the EnergySmart Rebates happening now. EnergySmart is run as a partnership between The City of Longmont, Boulder County and the City of Boulder. The program is funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and the Department of Energy's Better Buildings Program. Customers who are interested in the program but cannot attend this information session should call 303-544-1000 or visit www.energysmartyes.com.
Registration Begins for Fishing Program
Children 15 years and younger are invited to sign up early for the 9th annual Chick Clark Kids Fishing Program Spring Kickoff on Saturday, March 24, at Izaak Walton Park, 18 S. Sunset St. Parents must register their children prior to the event at 303-651-8446, beginning February 20. The day includes a free kids’ fishing clinic, free hot dogs for all, and free fishing for kids. The clinic and fishing begin at 8 am. Parking is limited so car pooling is encouraged. The Chick Clark fishing program provides a special place for the youth of our community to catch fish, participate in fun outdoor activities during spring break, and have a place of their own to fish year round. The program is sponsored by the City of Longmont, Kid Fishing, Inc., Colorado Division of Parks and Wildlife, Longmont Breakfast Optimists, Bennett's Tackle Shop of Berthoud and other local business throughout the community.
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