Thanks everyone for showing up and speaking about a variety of topics yesterday (January 15th 2019). The topics included recycling, bettering communication from city council to HENA, opportunity zones that surround the East Side, and quiet zones for the Historic Eastside. The topic that got picked up by the Times-Call was about Parking from those … Continue reading Parking from Lower Downtown in the Historic Eastside now a hot topic for city council
This city council meeting is not in the usual format--here anyone who signs up to talk before 7pm can get up to 5 minutes (instead of the usual 3) to speak and also to get some real-time feedback from city council. HENA members will be addressing parking, quiet zones, communication with city council and short-term … Continue reading Come join us on Jan 15th for city council meeting by 7pm for opportunity to address city council about issues important to HENA for 2019
It's very important for Historic Eastside residents to show up for this, as this is our big chance to get the historic protections we’ve recently lost enshrined into the new Land Development Code. You may remember signing our petition for a Conservation Overlay (C-O) in the late summer of 2018. If you did, thank you! Since … Continue reading Support our conservation initiative–at City Council meeting on Tues Jan 22nd by 7pm.
After several meetings, Dido Clark, HENA Co-Chair, now has a verbal agreement with Joni Marsh, Head of Planning & Zoning, that they will move forward with amending the new Land Development Code to include the protections for historic character that were present in the earlier form of the code. Simply carrying over our current protections … Continue reading Conservation Overlay status update
If you've got a historically designated house, you might want to read this before you start work on rehabilitating it.
Thank you everyone for coming! We had about 35 people, ate great food (thanks in part to the City's Neighborhood Activities grant) and got to hang out with each other. We also talked about the status of: our conservation overlay initiative the upcoming Neighborhood Improvement Grant (that could be worth about $6,500 for us in … Continue reading Great HENA annual meeting on Aug 25th
There have been unique efforts of the Supporting Action for Mental Health coalition to make costly mental health training available for free to Longmont residents. Unfortunately those efforts may end soon due to funding and everyone is encouraged to sign up for one of their FREE trainings or to host a training event as soon … Continue reading Mental Health First Aid Opportunities Ending Soon
The City of Longmont and the Longmont Housing Opportunity Team (LHOT) invite the public to attend a community conversation on ending homelessness in Longmont on Wednesday, August 29th, at the Longmont Museum, 400 Quail Road. This round table dialogue will run from 6:30-8:30 p.m., and welcomes all community members to listen, engage in dialogue, and explore how … Continue reading Take One More Step Toward Ending Homelessness- Aug 29, Longmont Museum, 6.30 pm
Have your say on what’s important to you, and elect new HENA Leadership Team members- perhaps join our team yourself! It’s a potluck, but we’ll provide some food (turkey wraps) and soft drinks. There is also a drawing! As of now, the generous donors of our free sweepstakes prizes include: 300 Suns Brewing Bark Me Beautiful … Continue reading Come to our Annual Neighborhood Meeting, Sat Aug 25th, 12-2, in Collyer Park’s S. Shelter.
We've seen a recent win-win for both commercial sectors and Historic Eastside residents with what we've been calling a "Transition Zone." As Paula Fitzgerald, of the HENA Leadership Team puts it, the compatibility section of the new Land Development Code encourages "...high quality development...and protects residents who live next door to commercial uses. It’s a win-win … Continue reading Longmont Land Development Code a Win-Win