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This week in Longmont: Friends of the Longmont Library Book Sale

Support Longmont Library programs and services by shopping at the Friends of the Longmont Library Book Sale on Wednesday, Sept. 20 through Saturday, Sept. 23
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Longmont Public Library (Photo by Matt Steininger)


Council Catch-Up

For full City Council sessions agendas and recordings, please visit the Agenda Portal.

Review- Sept. 12, 2023 (Regular Session)

  • Special Reports and Presentations
    • Ten Years After The Flood: A Report On The City's Accomplishments In Recovery And Resilience
  •  General Business
    • O-2023-29, A Bill For An Ordinance Conditionally Approving The 150 Francis Street Annexation (Generally Located In The Southeast Quarter Of Section 4, Township 2 North, Range 69 West Of The 6th P.M.), And Zoning The Property RMN (Residential Mixed Neighborhood)
    • 2024 Proposed Budget Presentation 

Preview- Sept. 19, 2023 (Study Session)

  • General Business
    • 2024 Proposed Budget Presentation
    • Presentation on the Sugar Factory + STEAM Subarea Plan

Events and Happenings

Coffee with Council: Sept. 30

Longmont City Council will host an in-person Coffee with Council from 9-10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 30, at the Longmont Public Library, 409 4th Ave. At this event, you can talk informally with Council Members Sean McCoy and Tim Waters on any topic of your choice. Have questions? Call 303-651-8649 or visit the Coffee with Council webpage.

Submit “pro/con” statements for ballot

Any registered elector in the city of Longmont may submit Pro or Con statements regarding any of the three taxing ballot issues (TABOR issues) the Longmont City Council has referred to the Nov. 7 ballot. Comments are due by noon on Friday, Sept. 22 to the City Clerk’s Office, locatd within the Civic Center at 350 Kimbark St. Comments may not mention names of persons or private groups, endorsements or resolutions for or against any ballot issue and must each be signed by a registered voter and include their address in order to be accepted. Questions? Email [email protected] or call 303-651-8649.

Enter your float in the Holiday Parade

It’s time to plan your Longmont Lights parade float! Don’t miss the opportunity to showcase your business or organization in lights at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 9 during the annual holiday parade on Main Street. All parade entries are eligible for prizes. Download your entry form or register online at Longmont Lights webpage. The application deadline is Friday, Dec. 1. Call 303-651-8404 with questions.

Serve on a City board or commission!

The City Council has opened their bi-annual recruitment to fill vacancies on City boards and commissions. This is a great opportunity to make your voice heard and take a more active role in your community. All applicants must be registered voters and a Longmont resident for at least one year prior to being appointed. Applications must be submitted by 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 13. Learn more and apply at the Boards webpage or call the City Clerk’s Office at 303-651-8649.

Chaperone and travel with Longmont Sister Cities

Do you love to travel? Are you passionate about serving youth and your community? The Longmont Sister City Association (LSCA) is looking for chaperones for their annual student exchange trips for summer 2024. Experience the rich cultures of Chino, Japan, Ciudad Guzman, Mexico, or the Wind River Reservation of the Northern Arapaho free of cost. Learn more about the program on the LSCA website.

Free class: Cloud computing

Embark on a journey into the world of cloud computing with our engaging one-hour class, “Introduction to Cloud Computing” from 5-6 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 26 in the Longmont Library’s computer lab upstairs. Whether you’re new to technology or simply curious about the cloud, this session is designed for learners of all ages. Discover how The Cloud transforms the ways we store, access, and share data and how cloud-based software is unlocking how the internet can enrich our lives. Questions? Call 303-651-8769.

Friends of the Longmont Library Book Sale

Support Longmont Library programs and services by shopping at the Friends of the Longmont Library Book Sale on Wednesday, Sept. 20 through Saturday, Sept. 23. From 1-5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 23, everyone can fill a Friends tote bag for $5 or a grocery bag for $10! Visit the Library Programs webpage for full details or call the Library at 303-651-8470.

Efficiency Works offering triple rebates

Through Sept. 30, Efficiency Works is offering triple rebates to all-electric homes on a number of efficiency improvements, including air sealing and insulation, heat pumps and more. Find out more at the Efficiency Works website.

Waste Services celebrates 75 years!

Longmont Waste Services began 75 years ago this month with trash collection and a local landfill. Over the years, the service expanded and modernized and has made a number of improvements such as progressing toward becoming a zero-waste community, developing a natural gas extraction project to fuel sanitation trucks, and launching the Waste Services app. Visit the Waste Services webpage to see where Longmont Waste Services is headed for the next 75 years, and make sure to sign up for the Waste Services app.