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Longmont News, Your E-Government Connection

Welcome to the City of Longmont's weekly e-News update.

June 14, 2013

  1. Longmont Airport Expo on June 22
  2. First Annual Pull for Colorado Weed Pull
  3. Public Input Sought on Human Service Issues
  4. Shredding Event on Saturday
  5. RTD Telephone Town Hall Meeting in June 19
  6. Beware of Utility Billing Scams

 

Longmont Airport Expo on June 22

Join your friends and neighbors at the 2013 Longmont Airport Expo, Vance Brand airport’s biennial airshow and fly-in. The Expo will feature aircraft from a five-state area, top level aerobatic performers, antique aircraft, vendors, food, and much, more! Grab a front row seat and see everything from vintage biplanes to general aviation aircraft, jets, helicopters, cars, motorcycles, and more - all up close and personal, without the crowds you’ll find at the bigger airshows on Saturday, June 22, 2013, from 7 am to 4 pm.

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First Annual Pull for Colorado Weed Pull

Come and join the City of Longmont Natural Resources Division on Saturday, July 20 from 9 am to Noon at beautiful Button Rock Preserve for a day of noxious weed education and pulling. This first annual event is part of a statewide campaign called Pulling for Colorado. The day will begin at 9 am with noxious weed identification training.  Afterwards, we will join with our community to pull noxious weeds in the foothills that are threatening Button Rock Preserve and conclude at noon. There will be food, refreshments, and giveaways. Please bring leather gloves and a shovel and dress for working in tall, scratchy vegetation. Please RSVP to Natalie Wehrwein by July 15, 2013 by email at Natalie.Wehrwein@ci.longmont.co.us or by phone at 303-774-4867.

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Public Input Sought on Human Service Issues

For over 35 years, the City of Longmont has contracted with local nonprofit agencies to address human service needs in this area. The City is conducting a review of the agency funding process, and is seeking community input in this effort. You are invited to attend one of the following forums:

June 19 from 4 to 5 pm - Longmont Senior Center, 910 Longs Peak Ave.

June 20 from 5 to 7 pm - Longmont Public Library, 408 4th Ave.

June 26 from 4 to 6 pm - Aspen Meadows Apartments, 70 21st Ave.

June 27 from 4 to 6 pm - Fire Station #5 Community Room, 617 Barberry Dr.

For more information and to register visit www.ci.longmont.co.us/cs/hsa.htm, call 303-774-4339 or email sally.raney@ci.longmont.co.us.


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Shredding Event on Saturday

The Longmont Waste Diversion Center at 140 Martin Street will hold a free shredding event from 9 am to 2 pm on Saturday, June 15. Please bring a copy of your most recent Longmont utility bill to show that you pay the waste management fee. This event is for residential documents only; no business materials will be accepted. For more information call 303-651-8416.

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RTD Telephone Town Hall Meeting on June 19

The Regional Transportation District (RTD) is kicking off the Northwest Area Mobility Study that will result in a prioritized list of mobility improvements for the Northwest area. The goal of the study is to collaborate with corridor stakeholders to determine if there is a more cost-effective way to approach improving mobility in the area that could be implemented sooner. The telephone town hall takes place Wednesday, June 19, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Anyone can participate in the town hall by dialing toll free 1-877-299-8493, and entering the ID code 19081. In addition, 50,000 residents in the northwest metro area will be called at random through an automated system and invited to participate in the public telephone forum.

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Beware of Utility Billing Scams

Some Longmont utility customers have reported receiving telephone calls demanding immediate payment of their utility bills over the phone or their service will be cut off. You will never receive a call like this from the City of Longmont, and any Longmont employee who comes to your door will have identification and be driving a marked City vehicle. If in doubt, call the Utility Billing office at 303-651-8664 or visit the payment window at the Civic Center, 350 Kimbark Street.

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