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January 27, 2012
- Harold Dominguez Offered City Manager Job
- Coffee with Council on Saturday
- Senior Center Winter Festival Open House
- Apply for the Citizens Police Academy
- Destination Business Scholarships Available
Harold Dominguez Offered City Manager Job
After conducting an extensive nationwide search the Longmont City Council has offered the City Manager’s job to Harold Dominguez. If negotiations are successful, Dominguez could start his new job at the end of March. “The City Council was impressed with all six candidates for the City Manager’s job,” Longmont Mayor Dennis Coombs said. “We feel like Harold Dominguez is the right person to help lead Longmont in the foreseeable future.” Dominguez is currently the city manager for San Angelo, Texas.
Coffee with Council on Saturday
Longmont City Council is hosting an informal chat over coffee from 9 to 10 am on Saturday, January 28, at Ziggi’s, 1139 Francis Street. At Coffee with Council, you can talk with two council members on any topic of your choice. Council members Alex Sammoury and Sarah Levison are scheduled to attend. For information about city council meetings and agendas, call the City Clerk’s Office at 303-651-8649.
Senior Center Winter Festival Open House
Everyone age 55 and older is invited to a free Winter Open House from 1 to 3 pm on Friday, January 27, at the Senior Center, 910 Longs Peak Avenue. Explore classes, activities, programs and trips; learn about housing, resources and health services; and meet staff and board members. For more information call 303-651-8411.
Apply for the Citizens Police Academy
The Longmont Police Department is accepting applications for its 12-week Citizens Police Academy, which begins Wednesday, February 29. The academy gives residents a better understanding of the role of law enforcement and our criminal justice system. Classes will be held at the Safety and Justice Center at 225 Kimbark Street on Wednesdays from 6 to 9 pm, February 29 through May 16. Applicants must be at least 18 years old and undergo a background check. You can find the application at www.ci.longmont.co.us/police/community/cpa.htm or pick one up in the Detective Division, upstairs in the Safety and Justice Center. The registration deadline is February 24. Call 303-651-8523 for more details.
Destination Business Scholarships Available
Destination Business BootCamp® will teach existing retailers, restaurateurs, and small business owners Jon Schallert’s proprietary 14-step strategy to make their business a dominant destination business. Five scholarships are available to owners of retail stores or restaurants in the city of Longmont with more than 50% of sales being sales taxable. Other restrictions may apply. The BootCamp will be held February 28 - March 1 at the Marriott complex in Longmont. Cost with scholarship: $295 (limited to one per business). Price without scholarship: $1,295. To secure your spot contact Doug Bene at 303-651-8403 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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