Community and Neighborhood Resources staff works with neighborhoods, the community and city staff to:
- Build neighborhood capacity to identify and resolve neighborhood issues
- Empower individuals and neighborhoods to maintain and enhance their quality of life
- Strengthen the City's organizational capacity to work with neighborhoods
- Help residents start new neighborhood groups by providing facilitation, coaching and support
- Coordinate monthly information-sharing meetings for neighborhood group leaders (NGLA).
- Coordinate neighborhood action training workshops for interested residents
- Coordinate the Sustainable Opportunities, Lifestyles and Leadership (SOL) Project
- Print neighborhood newsletters and other neighborhood communications for registered neighborhood groups
- Administer the Neighborhood Improvement Fund by awarding grants to qualified registered neighborhood groups
- Administer the Neighborhood Activity Grants which supports activities organized by neighborhood groups
- such as expenses for meetings, picnics, block parties, celebrations, skill building workshops, and networking events
- Assist neighborhoods with other resources such as grants
- Refer neighborhood disputes to mediation
- Help with neighborhood cleanups
- Provide links with City and community services
- Coordinate neighborhood problem-solving meetings
For more information, contact Wayne Tomac, Neighborhood Resource Specialist
Are you interested in improving your home, learning about sustainability, and saving money?
The SOL project is for residents who live in the Kiteley Neighborhood and the Inn Between housing facility on Terry Street. Community members in these neighborhoods will have three opportunities to learn more about sustainability and implement improvements in their own households; a community workshop, training, and household sustainability upgrades.
If you live in one of these neighborhoods and want to register to participate or have further questions, please contact Neighborhood Resources at (303) 651-8444 or by email at email@example.com.
SOL Community Workshop
August 22, 2019, 6:00pm at Heart of Longmont, 350 11th Ave
Introduction to sustainability, your role, and the benefits to you. Learn about the benefits of sustainability in your community, home, and lifestyle. Will you help Longmont achieve its goals and make the Kiteley neighborhood a leader in the City? Learn about the unique opportunity you have to make free improvements to your home and lifestyle to save energy, water, and MONEY!
SOL Free Home Improvement
August 25, 2019 - September 7, 2019
Save money with free advice and improvements to your home! Two trained technicians from your neighborhood will install free upgrades to your home, connect you to qualifying City services, and recommend lifestyle changes that save you energy, water, and money! Participants will receive ongoing support.