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Welcome to the City of Longmont's weekly e-News update.

February 7, 2014

  1. Council Members in DC; No Council Meeting on Tuesday
  2. Longmont Business Flood Recovery Meetings
  3. Taste of Therapy Fair on Saturday
  4. Slow the Flow Sprinkler Inspection
  5. Comment Invited on CDBG and HOME Programs
  6. Double EnergySmart Rebates in March and April
  7. Plein Aire Get Togethers at Sandstone Ranch

 

Council Members in DC; No Council Meeting on Tuesday

Several members of the Longmont City Council are attending the annual National League of Cities (NLC) Conference next week in Washington, DC. The Congressional City Conference brings local leaders to the doorsteps of federal policy makers with opportunities to travel to Capitol Hill for meetings with our congressional delegation. Council members plan to lobby for more federal assistance to help rebuild after last year's flood. The Tuesday City Council meeting is cancelled.

 

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Longmont Business Flood Recovery Meetings

Owners and employees of businesses in the most heavily flood-impacted areas are invited to attend one of two meetings to hear about the City’s recovery efforts, preparations for spring run-off, and an update on recovery assistance that is still available to businesses. Both meetings are on Monday, March 17, at the City’s Service Center complex at 1251 S. Bowen Street, one-half mile south of Ken Pratt Blvd. The first meeting is from noon to 1 pm, and the second is from 6 to 7 pm. For more information call 303-651-8721 or email jon.clarke@ci.longmont.co.us.

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Taste of Therapy Fair on Saturday

Recreation Services is hosting a Taste of Therapy Fair from 10 am to 1 pm on Saturday, March 8, at the Izaak Walton Clubhouse, 18 S. Sunset Street. (Enter Izaak Walton from the north – 3rd Avenue and Sunset Street – and travel down the hill.) You can try a variety of alternative wellness options for just $5 for each 15-minute hands-on demonstration. (Please bring small bills.) Appointments are taken at the fair and fill quickly. Doors open at 9:45 am. For more information call 303-651-8404 or visit http://www.ci.longmont.co.us/rec/special.


 

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Slow the Flow Sprinkler Inspection

Learn how to improve your automated irrigation system’s performance, maximize its life, and perform routine maintenance and receive a customized watering schedule with this free service. Inspections are conducted June through August, and a preregistration waiting list is available. Visit http://ConservationCenter.org/water-home or call 303-999-3820 for more information.

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Comment Invited on CDBG and HOME Programs

A public hearing on the proposed Community Development Block Grant and HOME Investment Partnership Program Action Plan for 2014 will be held at 7 pm on Tuesday, March 18, in the Longmont City Council Chambers at 350 Kimbark Street. Copies of the plan are available for review at the Longmont Senior Center, 910 Longs Peak Avenue; the Longmont Public Library, 409 4th Avenue; and the Longmont CDBG Office at 350 Kimbark Street. For more information call 303-651-8736.

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Double EnergySmart Rebates in March and April

Looking to complete an energy efficiency project in your home this spring? Longmont Power & Communications (LPC) has a deal for you! From now through April 30, or until funds are depleted, LPC customers can get DOUBLE rebates for eligible home energy efficiency measures through EnergySmart. To learn more about how to qualify, call 303-544-1000 or go to http://www.EnergySmartYes.com.

 

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Plein Aire Get Togethers at Sandstone Ranch

Enjoy free adult art programs at the scenic Sandstone Ranch Visitors Center, 3001 E. Highway 119. Classes will be held from 10 am to noon on March 18, April 16 and May 5. Bring the art materials you enjoy painting with and have fun painting with other artists. Preregistration is required; email diane@woodcolorado.com or call 303-678-7456.

 

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