The Opportunity Zone and the Historic Eastside

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

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

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

Earth Day Celebrations in Collyer Park Spring 2017

HENA was the proud recipient of a Neighborhood Improvement grant from the City of Longmont for 2017 that enabled us to increase environmental sustainability as well as our community connections. The grant was in two parts: Collaborating with the staff and children of Columbine Elementary School, located right in the heart of the Historic Eastside. … Continue reading Earth Day Celebrations in Collyer Park Spring 2017