Parking from Lower Downtown in the Historic Eastside now a hot topic for city council

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

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

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

Great HENA annual meeting on Aug 25th

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

Parking issues on the Eastside

HENA has been working more closely with the Lower Downtown Development Authority (LDDA) recently to come up with win-win solutions to complex problems around liveability, sustainability and transportation issues that affect us all. Related: Downtown Longmont Parking Study Implementation July 2017 Persistent concerns from residents over the proposed use of dedicated (and diagonal) parking spots … Continue reading Parking issues on the Eastside

Historic Eastside Revitalization Plan (2006)

Back in 2006, the Historic Eastside was struggling somewhat as a neighborhood. The City of Longmont funded us to come up with our most pressing needs. We worked together to identify projects, programs and action steps that would enhance the appearance, preserve the character and improve the public and private properties of the neighborhood. Read … Continue reading Historic Eastside Revitalization Plan (2006)