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This week in Longmont: Council catch-up

Check out all the events and happenings in Longmont this week
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Check out the events and happenings around Longmont this week!

Council Catch-Up 

Review- January 23, 2024 (Regular Session)

Please view session recording on the Agenda Portal webpage.

  •  Affordable Housing Incentives Review
  • Amendments To Section 15.05.080, Off-Street Parking, Stacking And Loading And Section 15.10, Definitions Of The Longmont Municipal Code To Incorporate State-Mandated Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure In All New Developments Approved After March 1, 2024
  • 2024 Legislative Bills Recommended For City Council Position 

Preview- January 30, 2024 (Regular Session) 

Please view full meeting agenda on the Agenda Portal webpage.

  • An ordinance authorizing approval of the Longmont Planning Area Comprehensive Development Plan Intergovernmental Agreement between the City of Longmont and The County of Boulder
  • A proposed ordinance amending Public Lands Regulations and Violations
  • An appeal of a decision from the Historic Preservation Commission
  • 2024 Legislative Bills recommended for City Council Position
  • And the first and second readings of several ordinances involving updating codes to add development standards for electric vehicles, amendments to City Employee retirement plans, and more.

Events & Happenings 

Winter Nature Fridays at Sandstone Ranch

Families will enjoy an indoor activity and outdoor exploration (weather permitting) from 9 am-noon select Fridays this winter at the Sandstone Ranch Visitors Center, 3001 Sandstone Drive. Upcoming dates are Feb. 16, March 1 and March 22. All ages welcome! Fee is $5 per child each session with free entry for guardian. Register and learn more about events at the Visitors Center online or call 303-774-4700.

Thursday Nights @ the Museum are back!

Join us the Longmont Museum this Thursday Night at 7 pm for “Once Upon a Time in the West” (1968, PG-13). Charles Bronson is a soft-spoken, harmonica-playing gunslinger bent on revenge against a brutal assassin played by Henry Fonda. Featuring a musical score by the great Ennio Morricone. Presented in conjunction with the Museum’s "Picturing the West" exhibition. Learn more and buy tickets on the Longmont Museum website or by calling 303-651-8374.

No-School Day Recreation Fun

Have fun with Recreation on St. Vrain Valley Schools' no-school days on Feb. 16 and Feb. 19! The Longmont Ice Pavilion, 725 8th Ave., will have extended open skate hours on Friday from 11 am-6 pm and Monday from 11 am-5 pm. The Climbing Wall at the Longmont Recreation Center, 310 Quail Road, will be open from noon-7pm both days. Call 303-774-4700 or visit the Rec webpage for other amenity hours.

Bring these to Longmont Recycling Center!

Come bring your recyclable materials to the Longmont Recycling Center on 140 Martin St. New signs that reflect the facility's new name and City of Longmont branding will be added near the end of February to help you know what you can and can't recycle. Please make sure to bring your ID and most recent City of Longmont Utility Bill. Did you know you can recycle the following items at the Recycling Center?

· Rechargeable batteries

· Motor oil and cooking oil

· Hard plastic items and more!

Visit the Longmont Recycling Center webpage for more information about what is and is not accepted. You can also download the Waste Wizard right on your phone to help you know how to Recycle It Right!

Connect to the best with free month of NextLight

Seize your opportunity to experience NextLight’s nationally-acclaimed internet by getting one month of free service! NextLight has been named alongside nationally-known brands such as Apple and Sony in PC Magazine’s Best Tech Brands for 2024. See what the excitement is about by going online or calling 303-774-4494 to get a free month of NextLight’s gigabit speeds and locally-based service. Existing NextLight subscribers who don’t yet have a Wifi6 router can also try one free for a month, enjoying faster speeds in every corner of your home. Find out more at NextLight’s ‘Offers’ page.

Longmont Library Gardening Fair

Head to the Longmont Library for the 3rd Annual Gardening Fair from 1-4 pm on Sunday, Feb. 25, where you can connect with local organizations and businesses to learn more about gardening, ask questions and start planning your 2024 garden! The Library Free Seed Library will also launch during the fair. Community members are invited to take home up to six seed packets for free to start their garden, thanks to the generosity of the Friends of the Longmont Library. Learn more online or call 303-651-8472 with questions.

Work for Longmont Recreation

Help us prep our athletic fields for play! Teach kids the FUNdamentals of sports! We are now hiring for lifeguards and swim instructors, grounds maintenance techs, youth sports officials and supervisors, day camp staff and more. Check out the list of options on the Longmont Job Portal or call 303-774-4700 with questions.