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This Week in Longmont - November 9, 2018

Post Date:11/08/2018 9:00 PM

Most City Facilities Closed on Monday
Longmont city government observes the Veterans Day holiday on Monday, November 12. All City facilities will be CLOSED except the Longmont Recreation Center, the St. Vrain Memorial Building, and the Ice Pavilion, which will be open regular hours. Trash, recycling and composting will be collected one day later than usual through the week.

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. 

Longmont Ice Pavilion Opens Monday
Opening Monday, the Longmont Ice Pavilion in Roosevelt Park at 725 8th Avenue is a seasonal full-service outdoor facility offering public ice skating, hockey, skating lessons, and party facilities. Youth hockey league registration is ongoing, and the first session of learn-to-skate classes begins November 15. For more information, visit or call 303-774-4777.

Landlord Alliance: A View From the Bench
From 6:30 to 8:30 pm on Wednesday, November 14, Boulder County Court Judge Karolyn Moore will discuss forcible entry, lease clauses, eviction procedcures, and the benefits of mediation. This free presentation at the Longmont Senior Center, 910 Longs Peak Avenue, is open to all. For more information call 303-774-4384 or email

Be Ready Longmont!
Are you prepared in the case of tornadoes, floods, pandemics, terrorist events, or other emergencies in Longmont? From 9 to 10 am on Friday, November 16, the City of Longmont’s Community Emergency Response Team manager will discuss BeReady Longmont!, a program to help you prepare for disaster in your home and workplace. This free presentation is in the City Council Chambers in the Civic Center at 350 Kimbark Street, and no registration is required. For more information email

Free Landfill Drop Day
The City of Longmont lets residents take one level pickup load free of charge to the Front Range Landfill at 1830 Weld County Rd 5 in Erie from 7 am to 2 pm on Saturday, November 17. Loads must be covered and secured for transport; oversize loads and second loads will be billed. Take a photo ID and a copy of your current utility bill to show that you are a City of Longmont customer. For more information visit or call 303-651-8416.

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.

Building Better Cities Program
The public is invited to join the Longmont Downtown Development Authority for a discussion about community development and public-private partnerships on Monday, November 19, at The St. Vrain, 635 3rd Avenue. Marilee Utter of Citiventure Associates specializes in transformational projects and public-private transactions, and her experiences and expertise in downtown Denver are known throughout the country. Happy hour is at 5 pm, and the discussion begins at 5:30. Visit for more information. 

Register Now for Dungeons & Dragons
Sixth through 12th graders who have some experience playing Dungeons & Dragons are invited to play friendly D&D campaigns at the library, 409 4th Avenue, from 6:30 to 8:30 pm every Tuesday beginning November 20. Participants will work together to create the playing experience. New players may join but there is no instruction provided for beginners. Players can attend one, several, or all meetings, and snacks will be provided. Registration is required at No email? Call 303-651-8477 to register.

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