Neighborhood Leadership Series Trainings
Leadership is a key factor in creating positive community change, improving quality of life, and facilitating a stronger sense of community. The Neighborhood Leadership Series (NLS) supports current and aspiring community leaders in Longmont with the opportunity to enhance their skills through targeted training sessions.
All trainings are free and open to the public and held from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at the Longmont Senior Center, 910 Longs Peak Avenue.
The NLS provides training and skills development for neighborhood leaders and HOA board members. See below for calendar and details:
|Wednesday, May, 29th
||HOA Training, Room A
||Fair Housing and Service Animals in HOAs
||Fair housing and service animal rules can be a complicated subject for HOA’s. What can you regulate and what can’t you regulate? Do you have to allow all animals? Get all you questions answered in a fun presentation.
|Wednesday, June 12th
||Community Training, Room D
||NGLA & Community Leadership Primer
||Whether you’re a long time NGLA leader, interested in organizing your neighborhood, or recently chosen to represent your neighborhood in NGLA, this session has something for you, including what is NGLA, the opportunities available, your responsibilities as a neighborhood representative, and answers to all your questions.
|Wednesday, July 17th
||Community Training, Room F
||NIP Neighborhood Improvement Program Proposal Workshop
||The annual NIP proposal workshop will cover everything you need to know to apply for a 2020 NIP grant, or if you just have questions about how to plan a project for future grant opportunities. Learn every step in the process and get all your questions answered. Neighborhoods that will apply for a 2020 NIP grant are STRONGLY encouraged to participate!
Wednesday, August 28th
|HOA Training, Room E||
HOA Finances: Insurance and Reserves
|Managing your HOA’s finances is one of the most crucial and complicated aspects for boards. Melissa Garcia will chair a panel to discuss two pivotal topics for every HOA, insurance and reserves. How much do you need? How should they be used? Get your questions answered by the experts.
|Wednesday, September 25th
||HOA Training, Room E
||The Basics of Being a Good HOA Board Member
||Whether you’ve been on your HOA board for years or you just volunteered, this session will teach you how to take care of community members, the organization, and yourself. Doing things the wrong way can have serious ramifications, make sure you’re doing them the right way.
|Wednesday, October 23rd
||HOA Training, Room E
||How to Select a Property Manager for your HOA
||A property manager plays an important role in an HOA board running efficiently, meeting the needs of owners, and acheiving goals, but it can be a difficult and mystifying process.
|Wednesday , November 6th
||HOA Trivia, Networking and Legal Update
||Melissa Garcia will lead a fun filled exploration of all things HOA’s and a few things Longmont. Network with other HOA board members and test your knowledge in this fun event. Or just learn allot from your peers. Refreshments Served.
Feel free to suggest a future topic that would be beneficial to your community or HOA.
- Space is limited
- Please RSVP by email to Virginia Jones or at 303-651-8444.
- Email Wayne Tomac if you would like to be added to the Neighborhood Leadership Series mailing list and receive announcements about future trainings.
Future Trainings and Information
For more information or to receive updates about future trainings and resources for community leaders in Longmont, please contact Wayne Tomac at 303-651-8637.
Homeowner's Associations may also request to be added to the Longmont HOA contact list to receive information specifically targeted toward HOA needs and opportunities. Please include the name of the HOA, boundaries, primary contact information (board member contact), and management company contact information (optional) in your request.