It's time to thank our longtime Historic Eastside resident and HENA Hero Glenn Sherwood! Glenn has been passionate about historic preservation his whole life. Glenn first developed a love for all things historic starting before it was cool, back in the early 70s. He championed his vision of a neighborhood historic district long before it … Continue reading A HENA Hero: Glenn V. Sherwood
What I like best about the Historic Eastside Neighborhood…You are probably thinking the beautiful, older homes or lush shade trees or proximity to the library. Yes, all of that is nice, but what I like best about HENA is Bob Carlson. Bob is a great neighbor, tireless leader, and an all-around caring volunteer. From the … Continue reading A HENA Hero: Bob Carlson
Here is the link to tonight's agenda. http://webapp.ci.longmont.co.us/mtgviewer.aspx?meetid=1076&doctype=AGENDA My concern is that the data on voting on street closure is not completely accurate. The Kensington Park neighborhood had no input on any street closures. Also, at that meeting it was stated that the City wanted to create east/west corridors. Presently HENA has 5 east/west corridors: … Continue reading Quiet Zone and street closures on the agenda for tonight’s (6.25.19) City Council meeting
Public Input Opportunity Focused on Historic Eastside Neighborhood Post Date: 05/13/2019 6:00 AM This will be a third open house for the Railroad Quiet Zone Project. City staff anticipates that one street crossing in the Historic Eastside Neighborhood will need to be closed to successfully implement the citywide Quiet Zone Project (4th, 5th or 6th Avenue). This … Continue reading Railroad Quiet Zone Project Open House, May 20, 2019
There’s a new zone that encompasses the Eastside, called an Opportunity Zone. In a nutshell, it is about new development—think space for startups, housing stores, walk-bike connectors from downtown, etc. Here’s a link to an article by the Longmont Observer with a map: https://longmontobserver.org/featured/understanding-the-longmont-opportunity-zone/ So, what are the three most important things to know about … Continue reading The Opportunity Zone and the Historic Eastside
HENA has found itself inside an Opportunity Zone. Our zone appears to be about "future enhancements for Longmont and its river corridor." As HENA Co-Chair I know little about this, but you can read more here: http://standwithourstvraincreek.com/2019/01/29/advisory-panel-meeting-to-discuss-future-development-of-st-vrain-river-corridor/ There is a meeting about it on Friday February 15th (8:30-11:30 a.m.) now at the Longmont Museum, 400 Quail Road. Please feel … Continue reading Want to know about the Opportunity Zone we are in? Find out more at Feb 15th meeting
HENA wishes to encourage neighbors to attend the Feb 6th meeting and take the survey. Public workshop: Wednesday, February 6, at the Parks building Sunset Campus, 7 S. Sunset Street, Longmont, CO 80501. Drop in from 5 - 7pm. Could you also take the survey? Online survey: Survey for public input will close Tuesday, Feb. … Continue reading City seeks input on Quiet Zones – Feb 6th meeting- save the date and do the survey!
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.