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

March 28, 2014

  1. Coffee with Council is This Saturday
  2. Electronics Accepted at Hard-to-Recycle Event
  3. Don't Miss the Spring Branch Collection
  4. "Treasure Our Trees 'Arbor Day Program
  5. Lend a Hand to Clean-Up Green-Up
  6. Longmont Idol Returns for 6th Year
  7. Twin Peaks Golf Course Flood Damage Repairs Begin

 

Coffee with Council is This Saturday

Longmont City Council is hosting Coffee with Council from 9 to 10 am on Saturday, March 29, at Ziggi’s Coffee, 1139 Francis Street. At this event, you can talk informally with at least two council members on any topic of your choice. Mayor Pro Tem Brian Bagley and Council Member Bonnie Finley are scheduled to attend. For information about council meetings and agendas, call the City Clerk’s Office at 303-651-8649.

 

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Electronics Accepted at Hard-to-Recycle Event

The Longmont Waste Diversion Center at 140 Martin Street will hold a Hard-to-Recycle Event from 9 am to 1 pm on Saturday, March 29, for materials that are not accepted for curbside recycling. Materials accepted include computers, electronics, televisions, Styrofoam, cell phones, and many others. There may be a fee for certain items. For more information and a complete list of materials accepted visit http://www.ci.longmont.co.us/solidwaste or call 303-651-8416.

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Don't Miss the Spring Branch Collection

Longmont residents can enjoy free, curbside tree limb pick-up in April. Bundled limbs will be picked up at residences north of 9th Avenue April 7 – 11 and south of 9th Avenue April 14 - 18. Important: you must place your bundled tree limbs out at curbside by 7 am on the Monday of your scheduled collection week. Leaves, trash and other debris will not be accepted nor will non-bundled branches or oversized piles. Find all the requirements at http://www.ci.longmont.co.us/solidwaste or call 303-651-8416.

 

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"Treasure Our Trees" Arbor Day Program

In celebration of Arbor Day on April 18, the City of Longmont will sponsor tree trimming and removal for residents who cannot afford such services. Applications can be submitted by April 11 by those whose income is 40% or less of the median income for Boulder County. For a single person that is $26,925 and for two people it’s $30,775. For an application, more information on this program, and income limits for other size households, email susan.spaulding@ci.longmont.co.us or call 303-651-8444.

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Lend a Hand to Clean-Up Green-Up

Residents and businesses are invited to help spruce up Longmont this spring, and the 2013 flood created plenty of new projects! The kick-off for the month-long “Clean-Up, Green-Up” campaign will be held from 7:30 to 10:30 am on Saturday, April 5, at the Izaak Walton Clubhouse (18 S. Sunset Street). Enjoy coffee, juice and doughnuts as you get your assignment and instructions. If you can’t participate on the kick-off day, you can still volunteer through April 30. Call 303-651-8446 or email lore.blattner@ci.longmont.co.us.

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Longmont Idol Returns for 6th Year

It’s time to submit Longmont Idol applications! This singing competition is open to teens and young adults age 11 - 21 who reside in the St. Vrain Valley School District. Applications must be received by 5 pm on Friday, April 25, and there is a mandatory rehearsal from 6 to 8:30 pm on Friday, May 16. The top three contestants in each age group will win cash prizes. For complete competition rules, a registration form and sponsorship information visit http://www.ci.longmont.co.us/youth_services/idol.

 

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Twin Peaks Golf Course Flood Damage Repair Begins

The City’s contractor is installing new sod to replace flood damaged sod from holes 3, 4 and 5 at Twin Peaks Golf Course beginning Monday, Monday, March 31. Sodding is expected to be completed by Friday, April 4. The front nine at Twin Peaks will be closed until sodding is completed on holes 3, 4 and 5. Reduced fees will be in effect during hole closures. Re-sodding will continue on holes 13 and 14. Disruption to play should be minimal.

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