Tangletown Beautiful Spaces, Innovative Environmental Leadership, and Community Engagement Initiatives

The Tangletown Neighborhood Association Board of Directors received community approval on October 15 to allocate $313,000 to a Neighborhood Priority Plan (NPP) focused on beautiful spaces, innovative environmental leadership, and community engagement.

Beautiful spaces initiatives may include, but are not limited to:
– Brand Tangletown by installing signage, banners and wayfinding signs
– Strengthen pedestrian and vehicular safety with infrastructure improvements
– Improve property upkeep through various initiatives
– Facilitate increased access to affordable housing through loans to partner organizations

Innovative environmental leadership initiatives may include, but are not limited to:
– Improve water quality through education, a storm drain program, and clean up events
– Reduce waste by providing additional recycling opportunities, consulting individual neighbors on improvements and general education efforts
– Increase energy efficiency by providing rebates for energy audits and completed home improvements
– Engage the community through environmentally focused events and outreach

Community engagement initiatives may include, but are not limited to:
– Distribute a welcome tote with neighborhood information to new residents
– Outreach to all current residents to ensure awareness of resources and communications channels
– Create a communications plan to broaden our reach
– Host a variety of community engagement events

The board of directors will finalize details at their November board meeting (November 19 at 6:30pm at Fuller Recreation Center) before contracting with the city.  If you’re interested in continuing to influence how these dollars are spent, consider joining one of our committees!  Contact info@www.tangletown.org to learn more about joining a committee.