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This Week in Longmont - November 2, 2018

Post Date:11/02/2018 7:30 AM

Provide Your Ideas for Main Street
The Main Street Corridor Plan project team invites the public to a workshop from 5 to 7 pm on Wednesday, November 7, at the Longmont Museum, 400 Quail Road. A project overview will be given at 5:30 followed by breakout groups to gather your ideas. Visit for more information.

An Opportunity to Serve Your Community
Residents are invited to serve as official advisors to Longmont City Council on several boards and commissions. Board members generally spend a few hours a month preparing for and attending meetings. Applicants must reside inside Longmont city limits and be registered voters of Longmont for at least one year prior to being appointed. Visit for more information and to apply. The deadline is 5 pm on Friday, November 16. Call 303-651-8601 with questions. 

Inclusive, Sustainable Longmont Presentation
Passionate about creating a strong, sustainable community? Learn how Longmont is developing programs to foster a community centered on satisfying basic human needs and including culturally and socially diverse groups. Attend this free presentation at 7:15 pm on Thursday, November 8, at the Longmont Museum, 400 Quail Road. No reservations required.

Sales and Use Tax Seminar
Do you have questions about the business sales and use tax in Longmont? A free seminar that will answer all your questions will be held from 10 am to noon on Wednesday, November 14, at the Civic Center, 350 Kimbark Street. Attendees will be entered into a drawing for a Downtown Longmont gift card. To register, email or call 303-651-8674.

Gift of Home Tour Tickets on Sale Now
The self-guided Gift of Home Tour takes you to three Longmont homes beautifully dressed for the holidays. Proceeds benefit Longmont Meals on Wheels, which provides a daily wellness check and point of contact for some of Longmont’s most isolated residents. VIP night is Thursday, November 29, and general admission is Friday and Saturday, November 30 and December 1. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit or stop by the Longmont Senior Center at 910 Longs Peak Avenue.

44th Annual Longmont Turkey Trot
Gobble, gobble, gobble, GO! Join the crowd at 9 am on Saturday, November 10, at Altona Middle School, 4600 Clover Basin Drive, for the annual Longmont Turkey Trot. Run or walk a scenic 2-mile or 10K course, including a wheelchair division. Preregistration ends at noon on Thursday, November 8. Register at the Longmont Recreation Center, the Memorial Building or online at Proceeds benefit the Longmont Recreation & Golf Services Youth Scholarship Fund.

Downtown Longmont Smoking Survey
The Longmont Downtown Development Authority wants your feedback to gauge how visitors to Downtown feel about cigarette litter, smoking, and public health surrounding this topic. Drawings will be held among those who complete the survey for three $25 Downtown gift cards, valid at more than 60 businesses. Visit and click on “Downtown Smoking Survey.” 

Sweeping the Community
As the leaves begin to fall, City staff and contractors hit the streets in force to sweep them up. When sweeping or raking leaves on your lawn or sidewalk, be sure you “keep what you sweep.” Whether you bag your leaves or compost them, keep them out of the street to aid street sweeping operations. For more information on the sweeping program, visit or call 303-651-8416.

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