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Longmont News, Your E-Government Connection

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

March 1, 2013

  1. Sponsors Needed for Longmont Hackathon
  2. Free Sales and Use Tax Seminar
  3. Carpool and Win a Coffee Gift Card
  4. Volunteer to be a Victim Advocate
  5. Second-Saturday Free Day at the Museum


Sponsors Needed for Longmont Hackathon

Take a hack at improving local government services by participating in the Longmont Hackathon during the weekend beginning April 12 at Skyline High School. Organizers are working with sponsors to provide awards for the most innovative software ideas. Businesses interested in sponsorship opportunities can contact Scott Converse at or 303-875-1243. For more information visit

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Free Sales and Use Tax Seminar

Do you have questions about the business sales and use tax in Longmont? A free seminar that will answer all your questions will be held from noon to 1:30 pm on Wednesday, March 13, in the Study Session Room at the Civic Center, 350 Kimbark Street. Topics include sales tax basics, use tax overview, point of taxation information, and manufacturing and R&D exemptions. Attendees will be entered into a drawing for a Downtown Longmont gift card. To register, call 303-651-8674 or email

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Carpool and Win a Coffee Gift Card

Carpool just four times in March along the Diagonal Highway or in Longmont and get a $10 gift card to Ziggi’s or Brewing Market. Plus, you can send a photo of your carpool for a chance to win a $50 gift card. Get more information and register by Friday, March 8, at

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Volunteer to be a Victim Advocate

The Longmont Department of Public Safety is recruiting volunteer victim advocates, who are on call to respond to help families in crisis. You may be helping a victim of domestic violence, comforting a family who unexpectedly lost a loved one, or meeting with a victim of crime who needs support. These volunteers help ensure that victims receive all the rights they are entitled to by law. To apply visit or call 303-651-8855 for additional information.

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Second-Saturday Free Day at the Museum

On Saturday, March 9, admission to the Longmont Museum’s special exhibition American Visionaries: Dorothea Lange and Maynard Dixon will be free of charge. This is a unique opportunity to see the work of these two renowned American artists of the 1930s and 1940s. The Museum is at 400 Quail Road, just east of Main Street. For more information call 303-651-8374 or visit

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