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April 8, 2011
- Take Hard to Recycle Items to the Drop Center on Saturday
- Crime Free Multi-Housing Workshop on April 14
- County Seeking Public Feedback for Bus Stop Improvements
- Water Lines to be Flushed
- Public Comments Sought at Open Space Meeting on April 11
Take Hard to Recycle Items to Drop Center on Saturday
Hard-to-Recycle Collection for Electronics, Plastic Bags, #6 Block Foam and More will be held at the Longmont Drop-off Center on Saturday, April 9, 2011 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. This semi-annual event is for “hard-to-recycle” items not regularly accepted at the Longmont Drop-off Center. For full details on items that will be accepted, guidelines and pricing, visit www.ecocycle.org/charm or call 303-772-7300. Items accepted for a fee include: TVs and computer monitors ($10 for 19-inch screens and smaller, $15 for 20- to 34-inch screens, and $30 for consoles or screens 35-inches or larger), computer towers/CPUs, VCRs, fax machines, printers, scanners, audio equipment and desktop copiers ($8 each), laptops ($4 each) and fire extinguishers ($4 each).
Crime Free Multi-Housing Training on April 14
The Longmont Police Department is hosting a free Crime Free Multi-Housing workshop from 7:30 am to 5 pm on Thursday, April 14 at Xilinx, 3100 Logic Drive. This program helps owners and managers of rental properties keep drugs and other illegal activity off their properties. The workshop will educate property owners and their residents on how to improve their quality of life by helping reduce crime in their neighborhoods. For more information call 303-774-4300, ext. 2222, or visit www.ci.longmont.co.us/police/community.
County Seeking Public Feedback for Bus Stop Improvements
Users of Boulder County’s transit system are invited to share their thoughts on the county’s upcoming bus stop enhancement program. The project will include the design, purchase and installation of enhancements and new fixtures at approximately 50 bus stops throughout Boulder County. Residents and commuters can visit the program webpage for more information and take a survey to help choose the bus stop locations. Only existing bus stops will be enhanced and no new bus stop locations will be created. Some bus stops that have minimal fixtures will be enhanced (adding a bench to an existing concrete pad, for example). Other stops that have no existing fixtures may receive concrete pads, curbs and other features. The program is funded by the State of Colorado’s FASTER revenue and matching funds from the Boulder County Transportation Department. The bus stop enhancements will be completed by the summer of 2013 and will be located in unincorporated Boulder County as well as within the county’s cities and towns. For more information, contact Jared Hall at firstname.lastname@example.org or 303-441-4958.
Water Lines to be Flushed
The City begins the annual flushing of water lines on Monday, April 11. You may notice low water pressure, discolored water, or no water for short periods when flushing is taking place in your neighborhood. Please limit water use and avoid using hot water when flushing is occurring in your immediate area. To see the schedule, visit http://www.ci.longmont.co.us/pwwu/water/flushing.htm or call 303-651-8468.
Public Comment Sought at Open Space Meeting on April 11
A public meeting to discuss Open Space is scheduled for April 11, 2011 at the City’s Parks and Recreation Advisory Board Meeting, 7 pm at 7 So. Sunset St., Parks Building. The intent of the meeting is to discuss and solicit comments from the public related to the recent Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) with Boulder County on the Schlagel property. Public comments about this IGA may be sent to Dan Wolford at Dan.Wolford@ci.longmont.co.us or via regular mail at the Park Shop at 7 So. Sunset.
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