An expedition, headed by Major Stephen H. Long, explored the area's St. Vrain River valley in 1820. The word "Longmont" is a combination of his name and "mont" from the French word for mountain.
Longmont City Council meetings can be seen every Tuesday at 7 pm at LongmontChannel.com.
Additional video can be seen on Longmont’s YouTube channel.
Longmont’s new resident brochure provides all the information that new and current residents need about government services including utility billing, Longmont Power & Communications, trash and recycling, recreation, senior services, library and public safety.
NextLight™, the community-owned high-speed fiber-optic network, has soared into the spotlight with its gigabit service to homes and businesses. In 2015, Ookla Speedtest named NextLight the fastest ISP in the nation, with a five-star customer satisfaction rating.
Whether registering for recreation classes, paying your utility bill or filing business sales taxes, Longmont provides many online service options 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week.
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