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City Update  is a monthly newsletter covering City of Loveland government programs, actions and issues. It is prepared by the Public Information Office and mailed to approximately 39,000 local residential and business addresses. City Update is enclosed with the City utility bill. 

Contact: Tom Hacker, Public Information Officer, 962-2302

July, 2017

  • Loveland Police taking it to the streets - PD takes some new approaches to dealing with downtown issues
  • City's River Team invites residents to talk with them about how to build "A Better Big T" at upcoming events
  • Even during the dog days of summer, it's a good idea to be prepared for weather and other emergencies
  • Annual sculpture, art shows will again draw art appreciators to Loveland in August
  • Take advantage of some free Open Lands events in August
  • Need a summer job? The City Aquatics team needs you!
  • Fairgrounds Park Farmers Market offering best produce, artisan goods, live music and more, every Sunday
  • Don't miss the Loveland Museum's 'Blow UP' exhibit showing through August 20
  • Come play Mexican Lottery (in Spanish!) at the Loveland Public Library
  • Sign up now for the 35th Annual Valley 5000 5K Run/Walk
  • Loveland Water & Power fighting algae with "solar bees"
  • LWP 2016 Water Quality report now available
  • Ever wondered how Loveland's water is treated? Look no further

June, 2017

  • City team works to create long term vision for Big Thompson River corridor
  • Loveland Parks and Recreation invites residents to experience the 'power of play' this July
  • North Taft Avenue bridge will undergo construction to expand to four lanes
  • The Larimer Home Improvement Program helps qualifying homeowners to do repairs
  • Make the switch to renewable energy with Loveland Water & Power's GreenSwitch program
  • Free sprinkler inspections available through LWP and the Center for Resource Conservation
  • Take advantage of LWP's free Community Stewardship Lecture Series

May, 2017

  • Cycling takes center stage during month of June - Bike Month in Loveland
  • City's Fairgrounds Farmers Market delivers abundant produce and so much more
  • Tee-off for Kids golf tournament enables more kids to participate in City rec activities
  • Residents invited to leave their mark in support of the Loveland Public Library
  • Curious about a Public Works project? Get updates on the Public Works webpages
  • Enjoy Loveland's nature and beauty with some free Open Lands events in June
  • Parks & Rec encourages residents to 'find your trail' in honor of National Trails Day, June 3
  • You can help name Loveland's new natural area - submissions due May 31
  • Register now for Chilson summer camps and day trips for children
  • Don't miss the library's Build a Better World Block Party to kick-off their summer reading program, June 2
  • From snowy caps to Loveland's taps - learn about how our water arrives at our taps
  • LWP's Water Quality Report will be published at end of June on the City's website
  • Want to save water this summer? Free sprinkler inspections available

April, 2017

  • City's Development Services department launches overhaul of unified development code
  • Library's summer reading program helps prevent the 'summer slide'
  • Loveland families encouraged to get outdoors together on annual Kids to Parks Day
  • New museum program encourages children to look at exhibits with more critical eye
  • Annual Food and Utility Sales Tax Rebate Program begins April 3
  • Bi-annual Drug Take Back Day event set for April 20 at Loveland Police department
  • Fourth annual Tour de Pants celebration on May 6 promises fun, prizes and historical tidbits 
  • Residents encouraged to recycle shredded paper in yard waste cart or at Recycling Center
  • Open Lands programs recruiting volunteers for variety of seasonal nature programs
  • Chilson Summer Passes go on sale May 1
  • Get a free home energy efficiency assessment - sign up now
  • Drinking Water Week is May 7-13 - learn more about this most precious resource
  • Garden-in-a-Box provides selection of xeric (low-water) plants making planting a beautiful garden easy
  • It's sprinkler season - make sure the backflow protector is working properly and get a permit for new systems

March, 2017

  • Not if, but when: The emerald ash borer is headed for Loveland
  • April is Fair Housing Month
  • Special election for Ward III is April 11
  • Yard cart services begin April 3
  • Annual pancake breakfast & plant sale is April 22
  • Enter your Loveland photos into Parks & Rec's first annual photo contest
  • Celebrate Earth Day April 14
  • Musician Lisa Loeb at the Rialto Theater April 19
  • Smart irrigation controllers can save you money by monitoring the environment
  • Order your Garden-in-a-Box today
  • Colorado water - Live like you love it
  • Sign up now for a free home efficiency assessment
  • The 2017 fire hydrant flushing program begins April 10

February, 2017

  • New solar project leads Loveland toward renewable energy goal 
  • Meet some of the City's Development Center's review team
  • Loveland Museum celebrates St. Patrick's Day with Fiddle in the Gallery
  • Volunteers needed for environmental education program
  • Chilson spring break passes on sale Feb. 20
  • Children's Day is March 10
  • Senior Center holding a St. Patrick's Day luncheon
  • Parks & Recreation hiring seasonal Golf and Parks employees 
  • The City's Stormwater Division - protecting our water and educating public on dangers of floods

January, 2017

  • Loveland residents voice opinions on growth in Loveland and Northern Colorado
  • Long-awaited flood repairs close Recreation Trail from Wilson to Taft
  • Residents are responsible for shoveling sidewalks after every measurable snow fall
  • Loveland Fire & Ice Festival takes place weekend of Feb. 10-12
  • Residents using Recycling Center reminded to secure their loads
  • New York Times best-selling author David Catrow to speak on Feb. 8 at library
  • Chilson Rec Center offers variety of winter classes for all ages
  • Get married or renew your vows on Valentines Day - mass ceremony at Foote Lagoon Feb. 14
  • Get to know the Loveland Utilities Commission
  • LWP's ten most notable accomplishments of 2016

December, 2016

  • Expansion brings new energy to museum's future
  • Long-dormant Pulliam Community Building renovation plan finds new life
  • Loveland residents rate City services favorably on 2016 Quality of Life survey
  • Recycle your Christmas tree into beneficial mulch
  • Clip and save the 2017 Recycle collection schedule
  • Loveland Fire & Ice Festival is Feb. 10-12
  • Conservation Corps and Loveland Water & Power help low-income families save energy, water
  • Help a neighbor in-need to keep the lights and water on this holiday season through the HAND Program
  • Light up the holidays with resilient, efficient LED lights
  • The City's aging manholes are undergoing much-needed rehabilitation and repair

November, 2016

  • Loveland Police work to keep pace with growing population and new technology
  • New amendment to City code redefines term 'abandoned vehicle'
  • Makeover underway at Boyd Lake Avenue and Eisenhower Boulevard
  • Check City website for Thanksgiving Day closures
  • The Library's Winter Reading program begins Dec. 5 - win tickets to the Colorado Eagles game
  • Dec. 4 at the Rialto - Big Band Holiday with CJRO - Jazz Repertory Orchestra
  • Don't miss the annual Loveland Lights celebration at the Library Dec. 3-4
  • Chilson winter break passes on sale Nov. 25
  • Loveland Water & Power continues making post-flood repairs to Big Thompson Canyon
  • Newly dedicated Rawhide Flats Solar facility is among Colorado's largest
  • Avoid costly repairs by getting home's pipes ready for the cold

October, 2016

  • City teamwork will guide the snow fight this season
  • A new exhibition at the Loveland Museum features iconic artists of 20th century
  • The library and museum invite everyone to learn about and celebrate Día de los Muertos
  • The library presents the Local Author Showcase November 12
  • Residents are invited to pay tribute to our veterans November 11
  • The City's annual Ski and Sports Swap is November 4-5 at the Chilson Rec Center
  • Keep your holidays merry by keeping fat, oil and grease out of the drain
  • Loveland Water & Power offers free lecture series on variety of topics
  • LWP offering rebates this winter on home efficiency improvements
  • Knowing what to do when power lines go down can save a life
  • Fixing a toilet leak can save gallons of water and lots of money

September, 2016

  • Much more than mere maps - City's GIS team creates new digital maps for residents
  • Many accomplishments and many new goals on horizon for Parks and Rec
  • New phone technology reduces hold time on non-emergent calls to police
  • Parks and Rec department offering youth fall basketball and tennis lessons for all ages
  • Families invited to help solve the "critter scene mystery" at Morey Wildlife Reserve, Oct. 22
  • Friends of the Loveland Library are holding Loveland Loves to read and their annual book sale
  • Loveland Water and Power invites residents to celebrate Public Power Week, Oct. 2-8
  • Help keep Loveland illuminated by reporting streetlight outages
  • September is National Preparedness Month - are you prepared for the inevitable emergency? 

August, 2016

  • Loveland Downtown Partnership, DDA: All eyes on Election Day
  • Becoming disaster resilient is goal of City's new Mitigation Master Plan
  • Chilson Recreation offers great variety of classes for 'kids' of all ages
  • The annual Pastels on 5th sidewalk chalk event is Sept. 10
  • Get prepared at the Family Safety Preparedness Expo, Sept. 24 at the Ranch
  • Enjoy hearty soups and delicious pie at the Senior Center's Harvest Bazaar, Sept. 24
  • Seniors and disabled can sign up for a hazardous household waste pick-up occurring in October
  • Sign up now for the annual Waterway Clean-up event and help keep Loveland waterways clean
  • What goes down should stay down: How to properly dispose of food waste
  • Get a free sprinkler inspection and save water and money
  • Drive Electric Northern Colorado offers residents special summer pricing on electric vehicles
  • Learn more about how Loveland's electricity is generated by Platte River Power Authority 

July, 2016

  • Citizen voices drive multi-year process to bring broadband links to Loveland
  • Loveland launches a new free craft beer passport program for beer lovers
  • The City's new comprehensive plan presented to City Council for approval July 19
  • With summer comes weeds - the City's Code Enforcement office provides tips on controlling them
  • Register now for the Annual Valley 5000 5K Run/Walk to benefit House of Neighborly Service
  • The Chilson Rec Center's large gym will be closed starting in late July for maintenance
  • Don't miss the Loveland Public Library's Fiesta de Lucha, July 24-29
  • Loveland Water & Power can help homeowners choose the right plant for the right location
  • LWP's Home Energy Report gets a face lift - same helpful information remains
  • The free Community Stewardship Lecture Series provides great information on variety of topics
  • LWP's Consumer Confidence Report on Loveland's water quality and is available now

June, 2016

  • City's summer concert, event and festival line up of features old favorites with a few new twists
  • Cattail Creek golf course provides fun and skill-building for the whole family
  • New options on the way for customers to make utility payments
  • Utility billing's collection process will be changing as of July 5
  • Annual July 4 celebration means food, fun and fireworks
  • Sign up now for summer adult and youth athletics
  • Chilson Recreation Center offering summer classes for tots, teens and adults
  • Celebrate the library's summer reading program at the Fiesta de Lucha, July 24 & 29
  • Loveland Water & Power provides clean, renewable energy through the GreenSwitch program
  • Follow these important guidelines for landscaping around fire hydrants
  • Energy efficiency audits help target a home's problem areas
  • Double rebates on refrigerator and freezer recycling through June 30 
  • Get a free sprinkler inspection and save money on your water bill
  • The 2015 Water Quality report will be available online and in print June 30

May, 2016

  • City's new natural areas and trails offer residents 'urban wild'
  • Library's summer reading program makes reading rewarding for all ages
  • One more reason to love summertime - the City's annual Farmers Market
  • Register now for a variety of summer athletics programs
  • Public Works Day celebration held May 17 at Fairgrounds Park
  • The annual Police department's Fishing Derby to be held June 4
  • Get to know your neighbors at the annual Loveland Community Night Out event June 15
  • Make sure your home is safe while on vacation through free vacation home checks
  • The annual Garden Tour to benefit Loveland Youth Gardeners is June 18
  • The City is currently hiring seasonal and temporary positions
  • Get those tires pumped up for the annual Bike to Work Day on June 22
  • Walk for Water event raises awareness, funds to improve access to safe water around the world
  • Save water and money this summer by getting an irrigation system inspection
  • Pack your bags for Loveland Water & Power's Passport to Power event
  • The 2015 Water Quality Report informs customers about Loveland's water
  • Double rebates available through June 30 for freezer and refrigerator recycling 

April, 2016

  • The City's new Development Center will offer wide service menu in one location
  • The annual Public Works Day is May 17
  • Tour de Pants celebrates local history May 7
  • Register for spring and summer athletic programs through Parks & Recreation
  • City's code office advises residents to eradiate noxious weeds
  • Fishing tips for anglers will be offered through Parks & Rec in late April
  • The City's annual Food Sales Tax Rebate program runs April 4-May 31
  • The Solid Waste Division provides info on what goes in the green yard-waste carts
  • Get rid of unwanted drugs at the annual Drug Take Back Day April 30
  • Take advantage of early bird pricing for Winona pool punch cards
  • LCCC provides water and energy efficiency audits and helps recruit future workforce
  • Permits are required for installing new sprinkler systems
  • Don't miss Loveland Water & Power's free lecture series on horticulture, sustainability and more
  • LWP invites residents to learn more about that precious resource - Drinking Water Week is May 1-7
  • It's planting season - make sure to avoid problems by calling 811 before you dig

March, 2016

  • The South Catalyst project moves forward with top architect and developer on board
  • Recycling center improvements increase convenience, reduce mess
  • Library programs for kids offered at convenient times for working parents
  • Spring into action with Parks and Rec's spring athletics programs
  • Volunteer to be a trail host - training begins soon
  • Sign up now for the bi-annual household hazardous waste pick-up for seniors, disabled
  • April is Fair Housing month
  • Annual Children's Day celebration is Monday, April 18
  • Apply now for seasonal jobs at the Chilson
  • Register for Adventure Bound Day Camp
  • A new strain of algae and warmer weather paved way for algae overgrowth in reservoir
  • Flood season is just around the corner - Are you ready?
  • Sign up now for Garden in a Box
  • It's time to start driving electric   

February, 2016

  • The City's water treatment plant expansion is on the homestretch, on time and under budget
  • City crews are responding to ice and drainage issues due to storms
  • A recently-installed drainage system will reduce road closures on W. Eisenhower
  • Volunteer recruitment underway for Parks & Rec Open Lands natural area programs
  • Chilson offering variety of classes this spring for all ages and interests
  • Need a summer job? Apply now for seasonal positions
  • Register now for youth and adult spring athletics programs
  • Don't miss the Loveland Fire & Ice Festival, Feb. 12-14 in downtown Loveland
  • Chilson Spring break passes go on sale March 8  

January, 2016

  • City achievements make for a memorable 2015
  • City snow plan keeps Loveland roadways drivable and as safe as possible
  • Draft of new comprehensive plan to be presented at commission meeting
  • Put the damper on winter fires with some simple safety tips
  • The library presents Digital Photography 101, starting Jan. 13
  • Students learn about energy use, sustainability during semester-long challenge
  • Sign up for high bill alert notifications
  • A new LWP lecture series on horticulture, sustainability and more begins Jan. 12
  • Stay connected with LWP via its social media pages 

December, 2015

  • The Loveland Public Library launches 'Where you can!'
  • Top-level vacancies have City's recruiting machine in high gear
  • Community invited to help name 155-acre open space in west Loveland
  • Keep busy this winter with Chilson classes and holiday camps
  • Christmas tree recycling at Recycling Center and designated drop-off sites through Jan. 21
  • Chilson Winter-break passes on sale Dec. 1 
  • Dusty Saunders, 54-year veteran journalist at Rocky Mtn. News to present Jan. 27
  • Register now for 8-week 'Right Weight for Life' program beginning Jan. 4 
  • Larimer County Conservation Corps performing energy and water assessment program
  • Out of sight is not out of mind at the City's wastewater treatment plant

November, 2015

  • Proposed Foothills solar plan would compensate for power generated by lost canyon dam
  • Historic Preservation Commission opens seat to high school-aged citizens
  • Visitor Center kicks off the holidays with activities, shopping and fun
  • Something for everyone over the holidays at the Rialto
  • Chilson Winter Break passes available Dec. 1
  • Naughty or Nice Holiday Cheer music and dancing at the Senior Center, Dec. 16
  • Holiday trash collection schedule for 2016
  • Library's Loveland Lights lights up the holiday season
  • LWP helps eligible residents save energy and money with home energy audits
  • LWP lights new path for City’s youth through the Loveland Energy Challenge

October, 2015

  • New exhibit at the Loveland Museum/Gallery highlights work of artist Christo and his wife
  • Commercial air service flies back to Loveland on Elite Airways’ wings
  • Two upcoming library events honor and recognize the art of the written word
  • Flexible, low-interest loans available to those who qualify, through LHIP 
  • The 33rd Annual Ski & Sports Swap is November 6-7
  • Yard waste collection continues through November for Fall leaves
  • Tires-n-Tennies Tuesdays promotes non-vehicular modes of transportation to school
  • The Senior Center needs volunteers for several upcoming events
  • Loveland Fire Rescue Authority reminds residents to have smoke alarms in every bedroom 
  • Loveland Water & Power reminds residents to keep FOG out of drains this holiday season
  • Public Power Week, Oct. 4-10, celebrates community-owned utilities
  • LEDs provide high-quality, low-cost lighting for home and business owners
  • Help LWP keep neighborhoods safe by reporting street light outages

September, 2015

  • Two years after the Flood of 2013, River's Edge Natural is ready to reopen
  • New Rectangular Rapid-Flash Beacons set the rules for motorists and pedestrians
  • Safe Routes to School program is getting results
  • Drug Take-Back Day is Sept. 26
  • Disabled and elderly residents can sign up for household hazardous waste pick-ups
  • Drive Electric Week begins Sept. 12
  • Are you up for the Chilson Challenge?
  • The City thanks the sponsors of the Business Appreciation Breakfast
  • The City's annual Shred Event is Sept. 26
  • The Family Safety & Emergency Preparedness Expo is Sept. 26
  • Be prepared for when it's 'lights out' with this helpful guide from Loveland Water & Power  

August, 2015 [PDF]

  • New Artspace provides low-income housing and studio space to area artists
  • The City's Farmer's Market welcomes food trucks and local breweries Sept. 27
  • Author of 2015 Loveland Loves to Read book to discuss award-winning novel Sept. 28
  • Rolling closures during USA Pro-Challenge bike race Aug. 22 will affect traffic, access
  • Volunteers needed for outdoor education programs
  • It's almost back-to-school time - motorists should be on the lookout for students going to school
  • The Senior Center's Annual Harvest Bazaar is Sept. 18
  • Loveland business owners, managers are invited to the Business Appreciation Breakfast Sept. 9
  • See the Legendary Ladies - a theatrical history of women of the West, Sept. 16
  • Energy efficiency is an important consideration when buying a new home
  • Learn more about Platte River Power Authority - Loveland's energy provider

July, 2015 [PDF]

  • Loveland's beautiful new Mehaffey Park opens Aug. 1
  • Loveland Water & Power employs new practice that restores flood-damaged soil
  • Loveland's annual Art Show Weekend promises world-class art plus wine and entertainment
  • The USA Pro-Challenge bike race returns to Loveland
  • The 33rd annual Valley 5000 run/walk will be held Aug. 28
  • Farmers Market at Fairgrounds Park every Sunday from 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
  • Expansion of City's Water Treatment Plant in step with projected growth
  • Free Slow-the-Flow inspections help conserve outdoor watering during the summer
  • Get information on energy use with an online account through the Home Energy Report

June, 2015 [PDF]

  • Summer entertainment menu: music, art and sweet treats
  • Library's new oral history program records first-hand accounts of 2013 Flood
  • Area business community invited to annual Business Appreciation event Sept. 9
  • New 'Games on the Range' makes golf more accessible and fun for neophytes
  • Residents invited to learn more about municipal utility at upcoming Passport event July 23
  • Get a sprinkler permit before working on your sprinkler system this summer
  • Residents can get a $70 rebate when they recycle old, inefficient refrigerators and freezers
  • Free Slow-the-Flow sprinkler consultations available to help residents save outside water
  • Making the switch to clean, renewable energy is easy with GreenSwitch

May, 2015 [PDF]

  • Viestenz-Smith park rebuilds with Nature guiding the new plan
  • Residents invited to throw in two cents as new Comprehensive Plan nears completion
  • All new summer reading program helps young readers feel like super heros
  • Adopt-a-Roadway program keeps roadsides clean
  • Stop noxious Puncturevine before it stops you
  • Garden tour and art show benefit youth gardeners
  • LWP Spotlight: McWhinney building with focus on nature and community
  • Free ‘Slow the Flow’ inspections help residents save water and money
  • Celebrate a precious natural resource during Drinking Water Week May 3-9
  • Platte River and juwi build solar energy facility
  • Call 811 before you dig

April, 2015 [PDF]

  • The Regional Tourism Act contains a wonderland of features
  • Annual 'Tour de Pants' honors fallen officer and Loveland's history
  • Get to know the City's Public Works and Water & Power departments May 19
  • Qualifying residents can apply for food sales tax rebates beginning April 1
  • Child car seats now accepted for recycling at the Recycling Center
  • Early-bird pricing for Winona pool punch cards available now
  • Don't miss the annual Pancake Breakfast & Plant Sale May 2
  • Loveland Water & Power reminds residents to check their sprinkler backflow preventers
  • The annual Spring Waterway Clean-up event is April 18--volunteers needed
  • LWP expands efficiency program to all customers
  • Garden-in-a-Box gardens offer beauty, efficiency and simplicity--order yours now

March, 2015 [PDF]

  • Post-flood study by the Urban Land Institute won't gather dust
  • Libary's new Zinio enables convenient downloads
  • Seniors and disabled residents invited to sign up for household hazardous waste pick-up
  • LWP collaborating with LCCC to offer free home efficiency audits
  • Chilson Spring Break passes go on sale March 10
  • Parks & Rec asks for citizen feedback on the future of recreational amenities and facilities
  • Don't miss the annual Earth Day celectration, April 25 at the Civic Center's Foote Lagoon
  • Celebrate National Poetry Month with Poetry Ahead
  • Volunteer environmental educators needed
  • Annual hydrant flushing begins April 13
  • The Senior Center featuring some fun, spring events
  • Flood season is just around the corner--the Stormwater Division urges citizens to be prepared

February, 2015 [PDF]

  • 2014 marked by flood recovery, opening of two new facilities and filling director vacancies
  • The Museum/Gallery and Rialto Theater welcome exciting new exhibits and entertainment
  • Apply now for summer jobs at Winona pool, batting cages, Summer camp and more
  • Loveland Water and Power urges residents to update their contact info with the City
  • The annual Children's Day celebration is March 19 
  • New library youth program provides hands-on experience building and operating robots
  • Meter readers need residents' help to keep meter lids clear of snow
  • The City's Stormwater Division's works hard to maintain healthy waterways in Loveland

January, 2015 [PDF]

  • New hybrid trucks make trash collection more environment and budget-friendly
  • New ReCollect program and 'app' make trash and recycling even simpler
  • Start the new year with some fun and entertaining shows at the Rialto Theater Center
  • Chilson has expanded childcare hours for 2015
  • Residents are invited to help 'Create Loveland' at upcoming events
  • Library's Waggin' Tales program provides comfort and motivation to young readers
  • The City has a lot to show for 2014 - check them out online after Feb. 1
  • LEDs offer efficiency, quality and durability at competitive prices
  • The Utility Billing Office at the Service Center is closing - many other payment options available
  • Sign up now to for a free home efficiency assessment
  • CFLs - another good choice in efficient lighting - must be disposed of properly

December, 2014 [PDF]

  • Loveland downtown team gives way to new structure
  • Residents are again invited to help 'Create Loveland'
  • Get the library materials you want sooner
  • 2014 Quality of Life Survey results are in
  • Utility billing office at Service Center closing Jan. 1
  • Donate old holiday lights to benefit nation's heros
  • Christmas tree recycling at various locations through Jan. 31
  • Larimer County Conservation Corps helps residents save energy and money
  • Home efficiency audits available through Efficiency Works
  • Live Like You Love It -- new program encourages valuing of precious resource
  • Buy an electric vehicle before end of the year and get a large tax credit
  • Results from Loveland Water & Power's 2014 Utility Customer Survey are in

November, 2014 [PDF]

  • Three new big public art installations liven up Loveland's west side 
  • Keep the holiday season merry and safe with these helpful home-safety tips
  • Yard debris cart service concludes for season--2015 trash collection schedule announced
  • Chilson winter break passes go on sale Dec. 1
  • Library's Loveland Lights provides weekend of family-friendly holiday fun
  • Visitor's Center holds holiday kick-off celebration Nov. 22
  • Library's all-ages winter reading program begins Dec. 1
  • City's annual holiday tree lighting will be held Dec. 3 at the Civic Center 
  • LED lights are just as festive and a safer, more energy-efficient alternative for holiday lighting
  • Suss out the big energy users in the home with a watt reader
  • Keep the swimming pool in the backyard this winter - keep pipes from freezing
  • Fight F.O.G.--keep fats, oil and grease out of the drain to avoid clogs and back-ups

October, 2014 [PDF]

  • City Public Works staff is finally under one roof with completion of the new Service Center
  • The public is invited to submit name suggestions for City's newest open space at 57th & Taft
  • Access through Prospector greatly expands library's collection
  • Texting to 911 in an emergency is now possible through LETA
  • Swap, sell, buy ski and sports equipment at the annual Ski and Sports Swap Oct. 24-25
  • Pay tribute to our veterans at the Veterans Day Tribute, Nov. 12 at the Senior Center
  • Help Loveland Water and Power keep the lights on -- report streetlight outages
  • LED bulbs help save energy and money -- watch for special markdowns at local retailers
  • Avoid a pain in the drain -- keep fats, oil and grease (FOG) out of the drain 

September, 2014 [PDF]

  • $24 million water treatment plant expansion on tap to meet growing demand
  • Opportunities for arts, culture and entertainment plentiful this fall
  • Help City's homeless through Loveland Connect
  • Ready to take the Chilson Challenge? Free program focuses on developing healthy habits
  • Police's new Can You Identify program generates interest and tips
  • Kids Read game inspires passion for reading in young readers
  • Will you know what to do if it's lights out? Be prepared for power outages
  • Loveland Water & Power asks residents to keep trees and shrubs trimmed around power lines
  • Ranch water station at temporary location while permanet one is completed

August, 2014 [PDF]

  • The Museum/Gallery welcomes an exceptional exhibit: O'Keeffe, Adams: Into the West
  • Apply now for the Citizen Police Academy
  • Register now for a hazardous waste pick-up for seniors and disabled residents
  • Brats & Brews for Books, Sept. 13 will benefit library reading programs
  • 'Accelerate Colorado' will highlight innovators in robotics, aerospace, gaming and more
  • Loveland's Annual Business Appreciation Event to be held Sept. 17 at the Ranch
  • Jeff Peterson Xeriscape Garden gets much-needed facelift
  • LWP's 2013 Water Quality Report can be viewed here
  • Sign up now for a free sprinkler inspection
  • Efficiency Works now offers home efficiency audits and rebates
  • Know what's below -- call 811 before you dig    

July, 2014 [PDF]

  • Citizen driven--Public process will yield new plan for City's future
  • Anyone can learn to golf on a City course
  • River's Edge Natural Area--interim opening weekend of July 4th
  • Loveland will see a lot of road projects this summer
  • City partners with Truscott Elementary to support kids' safe walking
  • Double your freezer and refrigerator recycling rebate in July 
  • Free sprinkler inspection and DIY program available
  • If you're working on your sprinkler system, you need a permit
  • Get computer literate--free computer classes at the library
  • Residents urged to eradicate Myrtle Spurge from their landscapes

June, 2014 [PDF]

  • Loveland's parks and trails rebound from the flood just in time for summer
  • Parks director ends 35-year career with City
  • Variety of musical genres featured at 2014 Foote Lagoon concerts
  • Full line up of family fun this summer, including Cherry Pie Festival, courtesy of Cultural Services
  • Safety should never take the day off - come to the safety event July 19 at the Loveland Home Depot
  • Food, fun and fireworks on July 4th
  • Save on landscaping supplies with the Stormwater Division's coupon
  • Invest in clean, renewable energy with Loveland Water and Power's Greenswitch Program
  • LWP encourages residents to 'bring it back to the tap' - enjoy Loveland's great tap water
  • Loveland Water & Power's 2013 Water Quality report out end of this month
  • Get a double rebate on old freezers and refrigerators during June and July through LWP

May, 2014 [PDF]

  • Rialto's spring music bloom--big musical events unfolding in June and more to come
  • Residents can help shape Loveland's future through the Planning Department's Create Loveland 
  • Need an event permit? Applying online is quick and easy
  • The City supports access to fair housing
  • Parents can enroll their 'small fries' for the Small Fries Preschool Program
  • Parks & Rec is recruiting umpires for spring and summer sports
  • Register now for the Youth Sports Camps
  • Loveland Fire Rescue Authority reminds residents to make sure hydrants are accessible
  • Chilson Rec Center summer passes are on sale now 
  • The library offers an array of programs for childrens and teens this summer
  • Winona pool opens May 24

April, 2014 [PDF]

  • It's all coming down - Loveland prepares for the spring runoff
  • New safety program focuses on education, partnership
  • Like local history and riding a bike? Don't miss the Tour de Pants
  • Public Works Day is May 20 - have fun while learning about City services 
  • New online mapping tool personalizes City for each user
  • Parks & Rec inviting citizens to provide more feedback on master plan
  • New water line increases robustness and redundancy of entire system
  • Know what's below - call 811 before you dig
  • The annual Garden in a Box program is up and running - order your garden now
  • Sign up for an energy audit through Water & Power
  • If you're getting a sprinkler system or modifying an existing one, don't forget the permit

March, 2014 [PDF]

  • City planners sharpen focus on Loveland's main north-south transportation route
  • The City's Early Flood Warning System was put to the test last September
  • The City's Parks department is looking for volunteer urban wilderness program guides
  • Seniors and disabled residents can sign-up for a household hazardous waste pick-up
  • Children's Day is April 23 - activities include story time, puppets, 'touch a truck' and more
  • Fire hydrant flushing begins April 7
  • The City's bi-annual Drug Take-Back event is April 26
  • The long-needed expansion to the water treament plant begins in July

February, 2014 [PDF]

  • Despite damage from 2013 flooding, City's award-winning parks are making a come-back
  • Efficiency Works offers residents new, convenient access to City's efficiency programs
  • Donations in rememberence of long-time library employee Patty Goodwine reach $6000
  • City's Stormwater Division helps residents 'Keep it clean 'cause we're all downstream'
  • Chilson Recreation Center Spring Break passes go on sale March 10

January, 2014 [PDF]

  • Exciting new interactive map tool lets ordinary citizens keep tabs on City projects
  • Home fires are most common in the winter - know how to keep your family safe
  • Whether you're in the mood for music, art or film the Museum/Gallery delivers
  • The 2013 Quality of Life Survey is now available for viewing on the City's website
  • Got a question? Logon to the Library's new AskColorado portal  
  • The Library offers a number of fun and illuminating talks and programs
  • Drop off the Christmas tree at area parks to be made into fertile mulch 
  • The City's Holiday Trash Collection schedule is now available
  • Free home efficiency assessments are available through the Conservation Corps 

December, 2013 [PDF]

  • How expanding Loveland's all-electric vehicle fleet will save taxpayers money
  • Keep FOG--fats, oil and grease, out of the drain this holiday season
  • Trimming trees lowers potential of power outages
  • Chilson winter break passes available on sale until Dec. 31
  • Loveland Museum/Gallery hosting diverse and beautiful exhibitions over the holidays
  • Loveland Public Library kicks off new Classic Movie Nights with Hitchock classic
  • Free home efficiency assessments available through the LCCC Water & Energy Program

November, 2013 [PDF] 

  • Epic engineering feat, on the fly, saves Loveland's water supply
  • City staff and community mourn loss of dear friend and long-time library employee
  • Library's annual Loveland Lights celebrates the season
  • Flood recovery and clean-up will continue for months
  • Senior Center's Home for the Holiday event shares holiday spirit

Note: The October issue of City Update was not produced due to the September flood.

September, 2013 [PDF]

  • The library's iCreate lab adds 3D printer to its offerings
  • Chilson offering points program through November 30
  • The River's Edge Natural area opening Sept. 28--festivities start at 10 a.m.
  • National Drug Take-Back Day is Oct. 26 in the Loveland Police dept. parking lot
  • Loveland's Chief Mirowski is nation's best--Mirowski recognized in Chicago last month
  • Recyclebank rewards residents just for recycling items in their blue carts--sign up now
  • Loveland Water & Power doubling rebates for frig and freezer recycling through October
  • Make the switch to clean, renewable energy with GreenSwitch through Loveland Water & Power

August, 2013 [PDF]

  • The new River's Edge Natural Area will soon be open for all to enjoy
  • A $10 million water bond clears way for treatment plant upgrades and line replacement
  • Bring your confidential documents for safe shredding Sept. 28
  • Call now to schedule pick-up of hazardous household waste for seniors and disabled
  • The City's annual Business Appreciation event is Sept. 5--a thank you to businesses
  • Learn how to keep your family safe at the Emergency Preparedness Family Safety Expo Sept. 14
  • Senior Center's Harvest Bazaar Sept. 20 will have great soup, chili, pies and produce for sale
  • The Parks & Rec department invites the community to give them input on their master plan
  • Get rid of those pesky goatheads--residents asked to eradicate Puncturevine
  • Even bronze and stone sculptures need some TLC

July, 2013 [PDF]

  • 'Two-wheel it' in preparation for the USA Pro Challenge in Loveland August 24 
  • Loveland is a wonderful place to bike
  • Bike safety is pre-requisite to bike fun
  • Beware of scammers targeting seniors
  • 2012 Water Quality Report available on City's website
  • Water & Power open house offers opportunity to test drive an electric vehicle
  • 2013 Corn Roast Festival celebrates corn, community and cycling
  • City of Loveland Pre-Pro Bike Carnival is August 22
  • Public Works Day packed with info and fun
  • Checked your batteries lately in your smoke and carbon monoxide alarm?

June, 2013 [PDF]

  • New Recyclebank incentive program begins
  • Recyclebank members can earn points and get rewards for filling their recycle bins
  • Governor signs alternative energy vehicle bills in Loveland
  • Water quality report to be posted on city website June 30
  • The Fire Rescue Authority has smoke and carbon monixide detectors for at-risk residents
  • Loveland Water & Power renewable energy prospective
  • River's Edge Natural Area to open at former HP/Agilent site
  • Construction projects throughout the summer will impact motorists
  • Know who to call and how to get information quickly in an emergency
  • Food, fun and fireworks on July 4

May, 2013 [PDF]

  • Make every drop count - using water wisely this summer
  • Summertime is street and curb repair time - watch for construction zones
  • Winona pool opens May 25 - the pool now accepts credit cards
  • Enjoy a good ol' fashioned bar-b-cue June 26 at the Senior Center
  • Loveland Water & Power recognized for their high reliability in electric service
  • Water & Power provides free sprinkler inspection through Slow the Flow Colorado
  • Get rid of unwanted large items through Solid Waste's Household Clean-up Program 
  • Loveland Community Night Out celebrates ten years of neighbors and community
  • Annual Fishing Derby is June 1 
  • Get three months of unlimited use with a Chilson Summer pass
  • Loveland Fire Rescue Authority asks residents to trim foliage to make hydrants accessible
  • Repairing or installing a sprinkler system? Get the required permit from Water & Power
  • Lots to do at the Rialto, Museum/Gallery, Library and Foote Lagoon as summer blooms 

 April, 2013 [PDF]

  • Stay on track with City government communications and engagement opportunities
  • Natural gas pipeline replacement begins in May
  • Attend Water & Power's open house to learn about water supply and watering this summer
  • Replacement ahead for six railroad crossings
  • City hosting annual Public Works Day, May 21
  • Sign up now for hazardous waste pick-up for seniors and disabled
  • New 'sharrows' on Garfield Ave. encourage motorists to share road with cyclists
  • Bike ambassadors provide education
  • Register your child for summer Adventure Bound Day Camp

March, 2013 [PDF]

  • City Council, department directors, establish goals for 2013
  • Yard debris pick-up service begins April 1
  • Celebrate kids April 24 at Annual Children's Day
  • Apply now for rebates on food, utility sales tax
  • Help clean up area waterways April 20 at the Annual Waterway Clean-up event
  • A flood can change lives in an instant--be prepared--be safe
  • Learn about Loveland's flood warning system
  • New Loveland Water and Power rebates offset cost of efficiency upgrades
  • Outdoor enthusiasts needed for spring wildlife program for kids
  • Residents encouraged to attend Loveland Community Health Fair
  • Senior Center's Annual Pancake Breakfast & Plant Sale is April 20
  • Dispose of unneeded medications at Drug-Take Back Day April 27

February, 2013 [PDF]

  • Municipal court mostly deals with good people who had bad days
  • Smoke and carbon monoxide detectors save lives
  • Sign up for free emergency alerts through LETA
  • Learn about utility rates and rebate programs at Water & Power's March 6 Open House
  • Senior Center's St. Patrick's Day luncheon is March 15
  • Order a pre-planned xeriscape garden through the Garden-in-a-Box program
  • Master gardeners teach how to grow veggies, Wednesdays in March at the library
  • Connecting with the City is easy through social media and E-notifications
  • The Larimer Home Improvement Program provides loans to qualifying families
  • The Stormwater Division reminds residents to 'Keep it clean cuz we're all downstream'

January, 2013 [PDF]

  • 2012 was another productive year for City government
  • Business by the Numbers--City sites number of accomplishments in 2012
  • Know who to call if it's 'lights-out'--keep these numbers on hand 
  • Christmas tree recycling at drop off sites through end of January
  • Allegiant discontinues service from Fort Collins-Loveland airport
  • A special Valentine's Day spa for ladies Feb. 13 at Senior Center

December 2012 [PDF]

  • City cleans up downtown area and paves way for new development
  • Senior Center annual talent show is Jan. 31
  • NoCo forensic experts will share new crime lab next year
  • The City's SWAT team practiced life-saving drills at Fort Carson Army base
  • Loveland Fire & Rescue Authority will soon have two new and improved facilities
  • City Police are constantly monitoring local gang activity
  • City receives sizeable grant to purchase important life-saving equipment
  • Colorado artist Dave Yust to exhibit prints at Loveland Museum/Gallery
  • Skiing artifacts on display at Loveland Museum/Gallery
  • Hearts after Dark--a special event in conjuction with Yust exhibit is Feb. 8

November 2012 [PDF]

  • 2012 Survey results show citizens generally appreciate City services
  • Dispose of fall leaves in environmentally-responsible way
  • Ring in the season with City holiday activities
  • Loveland Museum/Gallery receives prestigious national accreditation
  • 'Tis the season to save energy on holiday lighting with LEDs
  • 2013 Holiday trash collection schedule

October 2012 [PDF]

  • City budget sees slight expansion for 2013
  • Overall accidents down, traffic flow improved at CFI
  • Help Loveland's homeless through Homeless Connect
  • Police survey shows Loveland residents feel safe in community
  • T-n-T Tuesdays introduces Walking School Buses
  • Soon-to-be Mehaffey Park will have something for everyone
  • Trouble getting the car in the garage? The Sports Swap is the solution
  • Learn how to prevent an electric outage
  • Get ready for City Halloween activities

September 2012 [PDF]

  • The City offers a multitude of events, programs and activities for youth
  • Help Loveland Water & Power keep the lights on by reporting malfunctions and outages
  • Parks & Recreation Athletics needs volunteer coaches
  • Loveland Public Library has users' heads in the 'cloud'
  • Green library earns LEED Gold award
  • Author Alexander McCall Smith to appear Oct. 21 at the Roberta Price Auditorium, TVHS
  • Loveland sculptures travel to travelers at DIA
  • Name selected for Agilent/HP space
  • Get fit, earn rewards through the Chilson Points Program until Nov. 30
  • 'Birds' coming to roost at Museum/Gallery through Oct. 28

August 2012 [PDF]

  • The Destination Loveland campaign has begun
  • Library hosting the national touring exhibition Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War, through Sept. 27
  • Shred confidential documents Sept. 29 at the Loveland Recylcing Center
  • Sign-up for the Hazardous Household Waste Pick-up for seniors and disabled
  • Loveland Fire & Rescue Authority's Family Safety Expo is Sept. 15
  • Loveland sparkled on July 4th
  • Though High Park fire did not reach Loveland, Loveland reached out to help with cost
  • City's Farmers Market, Sundays at Fairgrounds Park, has something for everyone
  • Annual Business Appreciation event Sept. 5 will highlight technology and innovation
  • Learn how to save energy and reduce cost on utilities
  • Shop for crafts and fresh produce at Chilson Senior Center's Harvest Bazarr, Sept. 21 

 July 2012 [PDF]

  • 'SNAG' a fun round of golf at the new family-friendly course
  • Rate structure change on utility bills begins July 1
  • Save energy--Call to schedule a home energy audit through Loveland Water & Power
  • Annual Cherry Pie Festival is Sat., July 21 -- Loveland Museum/Gallery
  • Paper cartons can now be recycled
  • City adopts new car-sharing technology
  • City awards grants to local non-profit service agencies
  • Home repair funding increases
  • Get familiar with City emergency information sources (cut-out to post)
  • FLEX bus route faces uncertain future
  • Refined development review process brings faster, less-costly results

June 2012 [PDF]

  • LFRA leadership and cooperation bring widespread safety and benefits
  • Summertime is reading time through Loveland Public Library
  • Loveland Water & Power's renewable energy prospectus 
  • WWII Warbirds returning to Loveland's skies
  • Don't miss the City's annual 4th of July celebration
  • City revises employee email address format
  • Area schools compete in City's T-n-T program for biking and walking to school
  • City's annual waterway clean up removes tons of debris from area waterways
  • Volunteers recognized at annual volunteer recognition event
  • Drug Take-Back Day again a great success
  • City's Farmer's Market at Fairgrounds Park begins June 24
  • Summer Chilson passes on sale now

May 2012 [PDF]

  • The City does a lot, but for those things we don't do, a convenient listing
  • The new Rialto Theater Center has its grand opening
  • Annual hydrant flushing is cancelled
  • Cultural Services offering summer activities and classes for kids
  • Loveland Water and Power encourages everyone to shave peak water use this summer
  • The "MTGAP" Garfield construction project begins in June
  • The City receives funding for the Safe Routes to School Program
  • Police search for child porn offenders online
  • Loveland Police host a leadership course
  • The Police department's annual Loveland Community Night Out is June 20
  • The Annual Fishing Derby is June 2

April 2012 [PDF]

  • Springtime brings nice weather and municipal code concerns
  • Fire station to undergo expansion and remodel
  • Public Works Day - May 15
  • Order a Garden-in-a-Box for easy, sustainable landscaping
  • Food and Utility Sales rebate program accepting applications
  • Blood drive at Loveland Police Dept. is state's most successful
  • Final phase of downtown stormwater construction to begin soon
  • Solid Waste's yard debris cart service has begun
  • Fire hydrant flushing under way
  • Don't miss the multitudes of events for the whole family in April

March 2012 [PDF]

  • New Rialto Theater Center makes its debut--many Grand Opening activities
  • Be prepared for floods--stay safe by staying informed
  • Snow plowing sometimes creates ridges of snow
  • Register now for Adventure Bound Day Camp
  • Office of Creative Sector Development engaging 'creatives'--promoting economic growth
  • Annual Children's Day is April 25--same event, new date
  • No need to pick up the phone--Building permits now available online

February 2012 [PDF]

  • More green, less red in 2012
  • Online utility payment fees eliminated
  • Water & Power offering $70 Home Energy Audits
  • Exhibits and activities abound at Cultural Services this spring
  • Timing complicated for City Update delivery
  • Free gardening programs at the library during March
  • St. Patrick's Day luncheon--March 16 at the Sr. Center
  • Pet licenses bring lost pets home
  • Loveland Police and Alternatives to Violence partner to help victims
  • W&P offering rebates to recycle old refrigerators/freezers
  • The City's Stormwater Division protects Loveland's waterways and so much more

January 2012 [PDF]

  • A wide variety of City accomplishments marks 2011 
  • Hewlett-Packard redevelopment tops 2011 list of accomplishments
  • City again recycling Christmas trees
  • Library remodel nears completion
  • Water & Power and LCYCC providing energy assessments for qualified/low-income residents

December, 2011 [PDF]

  • Financial sustainability is key for 2012 budget
  • When the snow falls, city crews swing into action
  • City's golf facilities bring economic boon to Loveland
  • Sign up for Senior Center's talent show
  • Loveland Museum celebrates 75 years
  • Loveland Fire & Rescue will soon become fire authority
  • Museum exhibit pays homage to writer Willa Cather
  • Local shelter serves city's homeless
  • Cut-out and save the 2012 trash and recycling schedule

November, 2011 [PDF]

  • Water & Power rates increase but Loveland still among the lowest rates in CO
  • Review time on new development/construction reduced
  • Stormwater Division urges residents to keep waterways clean with new frig magnet
  • Snow Squad is actively recruiting volunteers to shovel for elderly/disabled residents
  • Water & Power turns out high-quality products and services
  • Lots to do and see this Holiday season
  • Kids benefit from literacy skills program though Library
  • Reflections on my first year; the City Manager looks back and forward
  • The HAND program helps low-income residents keep the heat on this winter
  • Kids Night Out at the Chilson Rec Center - great for parents - great for kids

October, 2011 [PDF]

  • Survey declines from last year's highs
  • Police survey results are in
  • Environmental grant awarded for downtown cleanup project
  • Halloween events at the Museum and Rialto
  • New development firms applying to develop ACE
  • Home energy audit program available
  • Many events in honor of Veteran's Day
  • Airport expanding terminal
  • Fire & Rescue participates in annual airport emergency drill
  • National Drug Take Back Day is Oct. 29th

September, 2011 [PDF]

  • Library's major expansion now open--many new features
  • Dispose of old prescription and OTC drugs Oct. 29
  • Hazardous-waste pick-up for seniors/disabled, Oct. 4
  • Insurance for water lines not required
  • Six new sculptures on display through The Art Advocacy Project
  • Local forensic lab honored for excellence
  • Thanks for Shaving the Peak
  • Lots to see at the Loveland Museum/Gallery this fall
  • Be mindful of what goes down the street drains

August, 2011 [PDF]

  • Fort Collins-Loveland Airport brings many benefits to NoCO
  • Ribbon-cutting marks completion of I25/US34 Interchange improvements
  • Keep a toothpick handy--It's Corn Roast Festival time!
  • 2011 Food & Utilities Sales Tax Rebate program applications now available
  • You can still have your incandescent bulb and light it too
  • Runway rehab and more ahead for local airport
  • Housing funding available for Loveland residents who qualify
  • Business center has new look
  • Santa Cops having Christmas in July fundraiser
  • Larimer County Food Bank has new location in Loveland
  • Don't miss the 2011 Family Safety Expo, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Sept. 10 at JAX in Loveland

July, 2011 [PDF]

  • City moving forward with Financial Sustainability Strategy
  • Financial sustainability long-term measures
  • Centerra and MFA have brought major changes
  • Major firm selected for ACE Project
  • Annual Drug Take Back Day great success
  • Newest stretch of City Bike Trail now open
  • Not all that's shiny is real copper wire
  • Chilson participation up since renovation
  • Sketch pad and sensors are tools for detectives
  • Walking and biking safer for kids and families
  • Register now for the annual Valley 5000

June, 2011 [PDF]

  • City Website Gets Makeover
  • How the City Gets Information to Residents
  • Connect to City Departments through Social Media
  • Know Local Emergency Information Sources & Phone Numbers
  • City of Loveland Transit--COLT--Announces Route Changes
  • Water & Power Urges Residents to Shave the Peak this Summer
  • Fun & Fireworks on July 4th
  • New Extended Days and Hours for Solid Waste's Household Clean-up Program 
  • Recycle Old Refrigerator/Freezers through Water & Power
  • Farmer's Market at Fairgrounds Park, Sundays, June 26 through Sept. 25
  • Lots to do this Summer through Cultural Services
  • Historic Aircraft Return to Fort Collins-Loveland Airport

May, 2011 [PDF]

  • Loveland's former Agilent site selected for ACE
  • Loveland Water & Power's director retiring after nearly 40 years
  • Sales tax can now be done online
  • City gearing up for busy construction season
  • Annual Fishing Derby is June 4
  • Police Department's Loveland Community Night Out is June 15
  • Water & Power offers customers option for renewable energy-2011 Prospective lists mix
  • Lots to do this summer--Summer Side of Loveland
  • Sign up for Parks & Recreation Adventure Bound Day Camp (ages 6-12)

April, 2011 [PDF]

  • New Training Center for Fire & Rescue
  • City Council, Staff and Community work together for future Financial Sustainability
  • What's the Point? To Shave the Peak - New voluntary Watering Schedule starts June 15
  • Public Works Day is May 10
  • Secure Your Precious Cargo - Schedule a Car Seat checks with Fire & Rescue
  • Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale is April 29
  • Police Volunteers Provide Hours of Help
  • New Business Development Specialist to Enhance Arts & Economy in Loveland
  • City's HAND Program Really does Lend a Hand to those in Need
  • Sign up Now for Summer Athletics Programs
  • Fire Hydrant Flushing begins April 18

March, 2011 [PDF]

  • City working together on financial sustainability
  • What not to put down the drain
  • Seniors and disabled residents can sign up for hazardous waste pick-up
  • City personnel attend emergency preparedness training
  • Water & Power and CRC make landscaping and water conservation a breeze
  • Annual Pancake Breakfast & Plant Sale is April 16 at the Senior Center
  • Ninth Annual Waterway Clean-up is April 16
  • Need some Culture? Cultural Services can help

February, 2011 [PDF]

  • Insuring an entire city is no easy feat
  • How the City works to prevent accidents and mishaps
  • City Dispatch Re-accredited for high-level of training & standards
  • County youth workers helping low-income residents save energy
  • City of Loveland participated in the National League of Cities convention
  • Don't miss the Annual Children's Day celebration March 2
  • Screenings for Loveland's Community Health Fair start March 7
  • The Solid Waste Division recommends to 'keep trash in the bag'
  • Get to know the City's Stormwater Division

January, 2011 [PDF]

  • 2010 -- Another Challenging but Good Year
  • City Accomplishments in 2010
  • Christmas Tree Recycling through Jan. 31
  • Library's Annual SweetNight Feb. 11
  • W&P Launches new OPower Program to 15,000 Loveland homes

December, 2010 [PDF]

  • City Using Trash Trucks for Snow Removal
  • Snow Plow Priorities--Not All Streets are Created Equal
  • Will You Know What to do if it's Lights Out?
  • Snow Squad Needs Volunteers
  • Sales Tax Rebate Totals Highest Ever
  • Partnering with Power Rewards Utility Customers for Participating
  • City of Loveland Transit now Using Automated Fare Boxes
  • Annual Holiday Ornament on sale at Area Retailers
  • No Change in Trash Pick Up Schedule for New Year's
  • Get a Free Scoop-the-Poop Bag Holder from Stormwater Engineering 

November, 2010 [PDF]

  • Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Traffic Signal Timing
  • Drill at Local Airport Simulates Airplane crash
  • Protect Your Family from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
  • First-Ever Drug Collection Day Big Success
  • Loveland Utility Boxes Now Works of Art
  • Police Dispatch Pursues Reaccreditation
  • Crossroads Makes White House List
  • Join in on City Holiday Activities

October, 2010 [PDF]

  • City Quality of Life Survey shows positive results
  • New City Manager to take the helm
  • New Rec Trail underpass under construction under 287
  • Emissions Testing to Resume
  • Sex Offender Verifications Bring Arrests
  • Money Talks looks at Taking Control of Finances
  • Make sure Your Kids are Safe this Halloween
  • New HVAC Program Promotes High-Quality Service
  • Veteran's Day in Loveland is State's largest Celebration
  • Tires-N-Tennies Promotes Getting to School Safely
  • Solid Waste 12-Month Collection Calendar

September, 2010 [PDF]

  • Loveland’s major projects support quality of life, jobs
  • I-25 on/off now much safer
  • Crossroads interchange improvements complete
  • Online reporting helps ease the pain
  • Apply for rebate before Sept. 30
  • Loveland Loves to Read 2010
  • Hazardous waste pick up for seniors, disabled
  • Arizona anyone? Flights to Phoenix begin
  • Protect yourself from identity theft
  • The Great Light Bulb Round Up
  • Which plastics are recyclable?
  • What is a Watt?
  • Hot 8 brass band at Rialto Oct. 1
  • Senior Center hosts Harvest Bazaar

August, 2010 [PDF]

  • Library Expansion Construction Under Way
  • Loveland Water & Power wants Customers to Always be Prepared
  • Tax Rebate Program Begins
  • Local Business Leaders Invited to Appreciation Event
  • Money Talks looks at Using Credit Wisely
  • Document Shredding Event--Sept. 18
  • Pet Window Clings Available through Loveland Fire & Rescue
  • Police Academy Accepting Enrollments
  • Youth/Teen Art Classes Available through Loveland Museum/Gallery
  • ArtSteps looking for "Mini-Monets"--Youth Outdoor Art Opportunity
  • Winona Pool Extends Open Hours
  • Big Thompson Water Revival--Sept. 25 at Fairgrounds Park

July, 2010 [PDF]

  • New Continuous Flow Intersection Under Construction
  • Invasive Mollusks Threaten Loveland Water Systems
  • Annual Cherry Pie Festival--July 24
  • Make a Difference without Feeling a Difference--Partner with Power
  • Money Talks looks at Investment Options
  • Recycling Tip of the Month--Recycle old Paint Cans
  • Art in Public Places and Museum Displaying New Exhibits

June, 2010 [PDF]

  • New FLEX Bus Service Connects Loveland to Denver
  • Building Permit Fee Waiver Underway
  • Winona Pool and Swim Beach Open for Summer
  • WWII-Era Planes at Annual Airport Open House
  • After Collection Day Please put Trash/Recycling Carts Away
  • July Money Talks--Organize Your Finances
  • Looking for Something to Do? Check out Engaging Loveland
  • Solid Waste Tip of Month--Recycle those Plastic bags
  • Library Summer Children's Programs are Fun for Everyone 

May, 2010 [PDF]

  • Gangs Exist Here in Loveland
  • Community Awareness Needed
  • Be Part of the Gang Solution
  • Tips for Lawn Watering Season
  • Enjoy a Night Out With Neighbors
  • CFI Project to Begin Soon
  • New Projection System Improves Accuracy
  • Estate Planning Discussed
  • Fishing Derby Set for June 5
  • Flashing Lights Alert Drivers to Emergency Info
  • Summer Side of Loveland Schedule
  • May is Historic Preservation Month

April, 2010 [PDF]

  • Chilson Expansion & Renovation Underway
  • Developers Fund Chilson Expansion
  • Fire Hydrant flushing begins April 12
  • Loveland Tee-off for Kids--June 11
  • Loveland Police--Many uniforms--Many Duties
  • Cinco de Mayo Celebration at Foote Lagoon--May 2
  • Water & Power 2010 [PDF] Renewable Energy Prospective
  • Hazardous Waste Pick-up for Seniors & Disabled
  • Xeriscape with Garden-in-a-Box On Sale Now

March, 2010 [PDF]

  • The 2010 Census: Stand Up & Be Counted on April 1st
  • The Census is Easy, Safe & Important
  • Be Census Savvy--Know the Process
  • Reduce Peak Power to Keep Rates Low
  • Sr. Center Pancake Breakfast--April 17
  • Sign up now for Waterway Clean-up--April 17
  • Gardens-in-a-Box on Sale Now
  • Spring into Action with Spring Youth Athletics
  • Money Talks--How to finance a College Education
  • Chilson Center Expansion Underway
  • 34-Xpress Bus Service Expands
  • Stimulus Program Successful
  • Museum's 'Integral Elements' Offers Variety

February, 2010 [PDF]

  • LFR: One department, many services
  • Rescue is its last name
  • Changes now, ahead for LFR?
  • Recycling carts coming to rest of city
  • Loveland--always full of HeART
  • City's first coat drive warms hearts and bodies
  • Stimulus monies to explore smart metering technology
  • March Money Talks--Financial skills for children
  • Celebrate 7th Annual Children's Day
  • Improv coming to the Rialto

January, 2010 [PDF]

  • 2009 was a Challenging but Successful Year
  • City Continued to Deliver High Quality Services
  • Valentine's Events for You and Your Sweetheart
  • Christmas Tree Recycling through the end of January
  • February Money Talks looks at Stocks
  • The New Year means New Ways to Save Energy & Money

December, 2009 [PDF]

  • All about the I-25/Hwy. 34 Interchange Improvements Project
  • Thirteen things You should know about the I-25 Project
  • Annual Survey Results Positive Again
  • The 2010 Census--It's Easy--It's Safe & It's Important
  • Saving Energy just makes Cents
  • December Money Talks - Long Term Care
  • New Year & Fresh Start for Your Money--Workshop Jan. 9
  • Dali - One Man - Four Exhibits at the Museum/Gallery
  • 'Tis the Season for Fire Safety
  • Where to Recycle your Christmas Tree 
  • New Holiday calendar by Engaging Loveland
  • A Night at the Library to benefit Library Expansion--Jan. 23

November, 2009 [PDF]

  • Loveland Police Department Behind the Scenes
  • Snow Removal Crews Ready for Winter
  • Renewable Energy just Keeps on Giving
  • Library's Annual Loveland Lights Celebration--Dec. 5
  • Business Expo Bigger than Ever
  • Money Talks--Outsmarting Investment Fraud
  • City's Recreation Trail Grows
  • It's Easier to Drop-off Glass for Recycling
  • 2-1-1--The Right Call for Help
  • Save BIG on Lighting for your Home with Local Retailers

October, 2009 [PDF]

  • 2010:  A slightly leaner year ahead
  • 2010 Budget summary & changes
  • Municipal election Nov. 3
  • US 34 & Wilson Ave. improvements underway
  • Building permit fees waived through end of 2009
  • Money Talks--How to do the holidays on a budget
  • Take autumn leaves to the Recycling Center-free
  • T-n-T Tuesdays & Safe Routes to School starts Oct. 6
  • Avoid a messy sewer back-up--Keep fats out of drains
  • 8th Annual Halloween Family Fun Festival--Oct. 31
  • Police Department part of regional CopLink
  • Save BIG on lighting for your home with local retailers

September, 2009 [PDF]

  • All you wanted to know about Continuous Flow Intersections
  • Airport's taxiway restored with stimulus monies
  • Serve on a City Board or Commission
  • The show, Call 911 re-enacts real Loveland emergency
  • Smart sprinklers save water in City's parks
  • Money Talks looks at portfolio performance
  • City mechanic named nation's best
  • Loveland Loves to Read hosts fall reading activities
  • The Senior Center presents Extraordinary Aging, Oct. 17
  • Residents encouraged to tame unruly foliage
  • Hazardous waste pick-up available for seniors/disabled
  • Compact fluorescent bulbs provide big savings

August, 2009 [PDF]

  • Solid Waste Division moves to an all-cart system
  • City trash customers can choose from 4 new cart sizes
  • Pull the plug on phantom energy use
  • Food and Utility Sales Tax Rebate Program underway
  • Staffer honored for community service
  • Money Talks looks at Exchange Traded Funds
  • Don't hire illegal curb address painters
  • City's Business Appreciation Expo Sept. 30
  • Enroll in the Citizens Police Academy

July, 2009 [PDF]

  • It's good to know the Code
  • City codes help ensure safety, health and aesthetics
  • CodeBusters: Who you gonna call?
  • W&P's message of conservation seeping into daily practice
  • City awards grants to local agencies
  • Celebrate 70 years of Wayne Thiebaud at the Museum/Gallery
  • Citizens are invited to comment on police performance
  • Money Talks looks at investing in bonds
  • Don't drink and drive this summer 'cause the heat is on
  • Dispose of large, unwanted items for free through August
  • Apply for an event permit online

June, 2009 [PDF]

  • City staffers attend FEMA disaster training in Emmitsburg, Md.
  • Make sure garage sale signs comply
  • July Money Talks - Plan for retirement now
  • Water & Power's renewable energy prospective
  • Pine Beetles: What to look for
  • City gets $8 million in stimulus monies
  • Warbirds return to Loveland
  • Summer Side of Loveland - Cool things to do when temps heat up
  • Annual garden tour benefits youth and community
  • Take the railroad quiet zone survey online

May, 2009 [PDF]

  • How the City keeps you informed
  • Water & Power - Always one step ahead for future water needs
  • Apply now for a seat on a City Board or Commission
  • June Money Talks - Show your money who's boss
  • Annual Lighting with a Twist promotion for CFL bulbs
  • Public Works Day is May 21
  • Know who to call in an emergency - Post list of resources
  • Loveland Community Night Out strengthens neighborhoods
  • Sign kids up for Chilson's Adventure Bound Day Camp
  • Save the gas and ride the 34 Xpress bus to Greeley
  • Annual Fishing Derby - June 6 & 7
  • Sign up for free vacation home checks
  • Lots of summer fun through Parks & Recreation

April, 2009 [PDF]

  • New Roundabouts at Crossroads & I-25 Interchange
  • Roundabout upgrades will benefit entire area
  • Funding already secured for Crossroads improvements
  • May is Historic Preservation Month
  • May Money Talks looks at Banking Basics
  • Register now for Hazardous Waste Pick-up for Seniors/Disabled
  • Spring watering helps sustain landscapes in dry conditions
  • Tee-off for Kids Golf Tournament June 12--Register now
  • Storm Drainage Maintenance adds new sweeper to fleet
  • Adopt-A-Roadway--2009 season is underway
  • Recycling Center taking large items for disposal this summer
  • Free permits required for new or modified sprinkler systems

March, 2009 [PDF]

  • Bus routes expanded--ridership grows
  • Bus rides a bargain for passengers
  • Paratransit bus provides door-to-door service
  • Strategic Transit Plan moves forward
  • Fire hydrant flushing begins April 13
  • Money Talks discusses investing
  • Pancake Breakfast & Plant Sale April 18
  • City building inspector probably saved lives
  • Register now for Parks & Recreation springtime sports
  • Seventh annual Waterway Clean up April 18
  • Thompson School District Art Show at Museum/Gallery
  • Garden-in-a-Box makes gardening simple and fun
  • Older worker Job Fair April 22
  • More items accepted at Recycling Center
  • Community Partnership's grant process underway
  • Yard Waste Cart Service begins March 30

February, 2009 [PDF]

  • City's financial situation appears OK
  • Current unemployment rate in Northern Colorado
  • Jobs are a City priority
  • Utility joins statewide carbon reduction effort
  • Celebrate kids at 6th Annual Children's Day
  • Money Talks discusses paying for college
  • City rate changes for 2009
  • Loveland getting a new power line
  • Web tip results in arrest and reward
  • Railroad quiet zone study in progress
  • Downtown Infrastructure Upgrade plan nearing finalization

January, 2009 [PDF]

  • City goes over and above in 2008
  • Business by the numbers for your City government
  • Signing up for LETA is an easy resolution to keep
  • Money Talks looks at estate planning
  • Make a difference - Partnering with Power
  • Lot's to do with your Valentine
  • Three drop-off sites for Christmas tree recycling
  • Loveland companies share enthusiasm for energy efficiency

December, 2008 [PDF]

  • The City Wants You!...to get involved in City government
  • Join a City Board or Commission
  • The City has many additional volunteer opportunities
  • Utilities increase Jan. 1, 2009
  • City Snow fleet grows - priorities remain
  • BillPay is fast and easy - online utility bill paying feature
  • Money Talks looks at how to weather the financial storm 
  • Help the City recycle more glass
  • New Water & Power sculptures make purpose unmistakable
  • Hundreds receive sales tax rebates
  • 2009 Holiday Trash Collection Schedule

November, 2008 [PDF]

  • Another conservative budget for 2009
  • Where the money goes
  • 2009 budget highlights
  • Revenue growth
  • Your property tax
  • Notable projects for 2009
  • What to do when the leaves fall
  • Make your Christmas tree 'greener'
  • Governor presents art award to City
  • Don't let FOG blur your vision--or your pipes
  • Sign up for emergency notifications with LETA
  • Annual City business expo draws hundreds
  • City amenities among the best according to residents
  • Be Informed; emergency contact information

October, 2008 [PDF]

  • Downtown continues to change
  • A glimpse at downtown's future
  • Groups focus on downtown
  • Downtown info and feedback
  • New LETA emergency alert system-sign up now
  • Is your home ready for winter? Do an energy audit
  • The 7th Annual Family Fun Festival is Oct. 25
  • Pay your utility bill online
  • Light your home with a ~Twist~
  • Make a difference - Adopt-A-Roadway
  • Money Talks looks at group investing
  • Take a safety class and get a free car seat
  • Chilson's annual Ski Swap is Nov. 14-15

September, 2008 [PDF]

  • Golf in Loveland provides variety, self-sufficienc
  • Golf: If you don't play, you don't pay
  • Golf program is PC...almost
  • Loveland's golf courses are diverse
  • Marianna Butte course to open new clubhouse
  • The City launches a new searchable webpage - Get Connected!
  • The 2008 Food & Utility Sales Tax Rebate Program underway
  • Loveland enjoys one of the lowest electricity rates in the state
  • City of Loveland Transit (COLT) adds new route
  • The 34-Xpress pilot bus service is now in operation
  • Solar energy - a very bright idea
  • Solid Waste superintendent receives award for recycling
  • City residents get fit with Chilson's Biggest Loser Challenge

August, 2008 [PDF]

  • Incentives attractive to business
  • Priorities changing for Loveland's economic development
  • Primary employers are primary focus
  • Types of incentives differ with each project
  • Business Appreciation Expo Oct. 1
  • Police Academy set
  • Why wait in line?  Vote at home
  • Waste pick-up for seniors, disabled
  • T-n-T for children to blast off soon
  • Inspect trees for beetle infestation
  • Police, fire dispatch busy over 4th
  • Top priorities for Loveland Water; Quality and Quantity
  • Loveland wins Governor's Arts Award
  • "Money Talks" - Basics of Borrowing

July, 2008 [PDF]

  • City services used 24/7 by everyone
  • Don't lose your cool this summer
  • Water & Power's Renewable Energy Prospective - 2008
  • Play it safe with money
  • City, PRPA are electrical teammates
  • Power cost comparison
  • Current energy efficiency programs
  • Green, not brown, is peak concern
  • Use VanGo or Cargo to save, relax
  • Airport takes economy to new heights
  • Offer suggestions about City website
  • Recycling pilot study underway
  • Enjoying the legacy
  • Be informed - local info sources

June, 2008 [PDF]

  • Loveland water sources
  • Annual Garden Tour June 28
  • Treatment Plant ensures water quality
  • What kids learn in this class is shocking
  • Event planning just got simpler
  • Top 10 Water saving tips
  • Faucet or bottle; you make the call
  • Library closed Sundays until Sept. 7
  • July's Money Talks - Is Your Child Financially Fit?
  • Food, fun and fireworks July 4
  • 2-Wheel it! Bike to work day is June 25
  • Avoid West Nile Virus - Fight the Bite!

May, 2008 [PDF]

  • Loveland grows through annexation
  • Annexation: A rural-to-urban evolution
  • Annexation: Many steps, many people
  • Islands of Larimer in Loveland
  • Annual Fishing Derby - June 7-8
  • Loveland Community Night Out - June 18
  • Lots to do at Chilson Senior Center this summer
  • Top 10 List - Ways to improve stormwater runoff quality
  • Using water wisely is important year-round
  • Where does Loveland's renewable energy come from?
  • The summer side of Loveland
  • Money Talks series discusses long-term care insurance

April, 2008 [PDF]

  • Traffic encouraged at this location--the City website
  • What's on the Web...
  • Top 10 website areas
  • Friends of Library book sale May 16-18
  • It's time for fire hydrant flushing
  • Affordable housing at home in Loveland
  • Celebrate Earth Day--join GreenSwitch
  • Yard waste cart service begins
  • Fifth annual Public Works Day May 21
  • Governor's art show at Museum/Gallery
  • Have an investment strategy?

March, 2008 [PDF]

  • Emergency Preparation--It's Good to Be Ready - Just in Case
  • How to Prepare for Emergencies
  • Emergency Checklist and Resources
  • Garden-in-a-Box Makes Landscaping Water-wise and Fun
  • Senior Center's Pancake Breakfast April 19
  • Downtown Parking--What's Your Opinion?
  • Annual Waterway Cleanup April 19
  • When to call 211 instead of 911
  • Watch for Loveland Water & Power's Resource Efficiency Survey
  • City Horticulturists Busy Year-round
  • Love Doesn't Have to Hurt Your Wallet--April Money Talks

February, 2008 [PDF]

  • Business as usual--and more--for 2008
  • What's ahead for 2008
  • Celebrate 5th Annual Children's Day
  • Loveland "LEEDs" sustainable building
  • Rethinking retirement
  • Become a partner in reducing energy costs
  • Call center established for emergencies, special situations
  • Sr. Center St. Patrick's Day events
  • Sculpture depicts man's best friends

January, 2008 [PDF]

  • 2007 was another productive year
  • Business by the numbers
  • City accomplishments for 2007
  • Valentine's Day activities
  • It's easy to be 'green' in 2008
  • Christmas tree recycling information
  • Future of Art in Public Places meeting scheduled
  • Next Money Talks to cover estate planning
  • Don't flush your money down the drain

December, 2007 [PDF]

  • FNL an asset to northern Colorado
  • Airport funding
  • Airport offers many economic benefits
  • Looking ahead two decades
  • Airport keeping up with maintenance
  • Help your home be energy smart
  • This year have a green Christmas
  • FEMA supports snow removal
  • Program helps local businesses grow
  • Annual holiday ornament on sale
  • Public Works director named national trendsetter
  • Holiday Trash Collection Schedule
  • Improving your credit score

November, 2007 [PDF]

  • 2008 budget conservative
  • Lovelanders help through HAND Project
  • Annual Loveland Lights celebration Dec. 1 & 2
  • How City revenue and spending occurs
  • Budget reserves maintained for stormy economic times
    What to do when the leaves fall--yard waste recycling
  • 2008 Budget highlights summary
  • Major capital projects planned for 2008
  • Loveland celebrates recycling
  • Chilson has lots on tap this holiday season
  • Give the gift of clean energy--give GreenSwitch
  • December Money Talks discusses exchange traded funds

October, 2007 [PDF]

  • Results in for major 2007 Loveland survey
  • Bottom line first:  Top 3 concerns
  • Opinions on opinions
  • Too much or too little?
  • Public Power Week--A celebration
  • Protect yourself from identity theft
  • Expertise shared in Australia
  • Save on lighting with a twist
  • Fire Prevention Month--Plan your escape
  • Dispatchers provide medical help
  • Enjoy Halloween festival downtown
  • New beginning for old fairgrounds
  • September, 2007
  • Loveland services only about $5 per day
  • What you get for $5.18 per day
  • Additional WWTP upgrades will leave you breathing easy 
  • New drop boxes for sales tax payments now available
  • Human Services allocates funds to area agencies
  • Light bulb choices leaving you in the dark? Get enlightened
  • Money Talks series looks at health insurance Oct. 9

September, 2007

  • Loveland services only about $5 per day
  • What you get for $5.18 per day
  • Additional WWTP upgrades will leave you breathing easy
  • New drop boxes for sales tax payments now available
  • Human Services allocates funds to area agencies
  • Light bulb choices leaving you in the dark? Get enlightened 

August, 2007

  • Loveland working hard to sustain healthy economy
  • Buying water and energy-saving appliances makes 'cents'
  • Primary jobs get prime-time attention 
  • Business development office provides info to new businesses
  • Business developers working to reduce retail 'leakage'
  • Retail corridors get attention
  • Three WWII bombers visit Fort Collins-Loveland Airport
  • Hazardous waste pick-up for seniors/disabled in September
  • 2007 Food Sales Tax and Utility Rebate Program begins
  • City's Technical Services critical to Loveland Water & Power
  • Get your clean air license plates!
  • September Money Talks looks at real estate investing

July, 2007

  • Loveland has an international reputation in the arts
  • Building Commissioning ensures it was done right
  • Quick action by City employee may have saved life 
  • History and art at Loveland Museum/Gallery
  • City's art benefits eyes, ears and wallet
  • Art in Public Places well-supported in Loveland
  • City adds smaller buses to fleet
  • Rialto Theater is heart of downtow
  • Art for youth offered through Cultural Services
  • Compact fluorescent bulbs - a better way to see the light
  • Fifth Annual Waterway Clean-up was resounding success
  • Fireworks plant at City's Service Center garners attention
  • August Money Talks series presents Estate planning

June, 2007

  • Summer is splendid in Loveland
  • Repaving on Highway 34 this summer
  • Getting the most with the least - watering guidelines 
  • Summer events listing
  • Hot summer days ahead - Partner with Power
  • July 1, new law for tires, oil and battery disposal
  • Meet Water & Power's Meter Reader crew
  • City code violations sprout during summer

May, 2007

  • Big changes at library this spring
  • Loveland Community Night Out strengthens neighborhoods
  • Dispatchers serve as systems' eyes and ears 
  • City venues perfect for your summer events
  • Fifth Street Art Market highlights talent
  • Where does the water go?  Welcome to "Wastewater 101"
  • Wastewater process graphic
  • Efforts continue to minimize sewer plant odors
  • Common sense shouldn't go down the drain
  • Is your child ready to handle money?
  • Mayor's Teen Recognition Award
  • Hook, Hammer and Hang
  • Fourth Annual Garden Tour
  • Tee Off for Kids golf tourney
  • Sign up for summer athletics programs
  • Adventure Bound day camps offered
  • Purchase a Chilson 3-month pass

April, 2007

  • In Loveland, green is the theme
  • City operations committed to protecting environment
  • A round of applause for GreenSwitch 
  • Major firm makes the switch
  • Garden-in-a-Box easy, water-wise
  • Don't be fooled by mosquito look-a-likes
  • Police K-9 Academy training a 10
  • Celebrate Loveland's diversity May 6, Civic Center
  • Celebrate Public Works Day May 23
  • Colorado Division Wildlife urges residents to get wild
  • Fewer weds, significant savings
  • 2007 Governor's Art Show Loveland Museum/Gallery

March, 2007

  • Councilors look ahead during retreat
  • Councilors discus a variety of issues
  • Capital project priorities set 
  • Get your feet wet with xeriscaping
  • Yard work's a breeze with curbside collection
  • Pancake breakfast and plant sale
  • Older adult job fair April 18
  • Annual Family and Youth Summit March 31
  • Feeling taxed?
  • Waterway cleanup April 21
  • It was a blue Christmas here
  • Designing with power
  • If we can't find you...
  • Innovation awards for Public Works

February, 2007

  • Continued progress, slower pace for 2007
  • What's ahead for 2007
  • Report street light outages
  • Celebrate kids at 4th annual Children's Day
  • Enjoy students' art from near and far
  • Rialto tickets available online
  • Step up and save: Programmable thermostats
  • Save your time and fingertips--dial the right agency first
  • Pandemic flu basics
  • Attend the Stormwater Quality meeting

January, 2007

  • Loveland's had another good year
  • "Business as usual" for City government
  • Many accomplishments achieved during 2006
  • Things to do for Valentine's Day
  • Avoid freeze-ups when mercury falls
  • 1610 AM radio for special info
  • City water projects:  Looking back and ahead
  • Police department re-accredited
  • City's United Way campaign a success

December, 2006

  • Quiet sirens a Prevention Bureau goal
  • Plan review a major fire prevention focus
  • Firefighting tool uses no water
  • Detectors provide early warning 24/7
  • Self-inspection program for small businesses
  • Safety awareness is high priority
  • Fire prevention can be very tasty
  • Businesses can save with LIGHTENUP
  • Library introduces wireless network
  • COLT celebrates ridership record
  • New snow plows have wings
  • Gift ideas from the City
  • Check vehicle law before buying
  • Holiday trash collection schedule

November, 2006

  • 'Maintenance budget' for City in 2007
  • City money; coming in and going out
  • 2007 Budget Highlights
  • Looking ahead to 2007 and beyond
  • Comfortable?  Yes.  In the clover?  No
  • Partnering with Power can make a difference
  • Tree lighting kicks of holidays
  • Little bus system could and did
  • City shows appreciation to business
  • Don't backup your festivities
  • Channel 16 expands programming
  • Public Safety Hour begins
  • Firefighting goes beyond Loveland

October, 2006

  • City performing well survey says
  • Treatment plant keeping an eye on algae
  • Race is on for Ward 1
  • 2006 Survey Results
  • We've got the power:  Community owned utilities
  • Beware the phantom of the power load
  • Residents secure says LPD survey
  • City stormwater survey results are in
  • 2006 Loveland Loves to Read
  • Used book sale benefits library
  • Don't miss the Halloween Fun Festival and downtown
  • business trick or treat events
  • Recycling Center accepts cooking oil
  • Zimbabwean stone sculpture coming to Loveland Museum/Gallery
  • This "P.A.R.T.Y." is not all fun and games

September, 2006

  • Business success remains a priority
  • Utility fees go back to the utilities
  • Food & utilities sales tax rebate program
  • Business expo offered at City Hall
  • Roundabouts in a nutshell
  • Statistics support roundabout safety
  • Economic gardening assists businesses
  • Six specialized Fire Dept. units become one
  • Substations:  Love ‘em and leave ‘em alone
  • Resource offers businesses help and information
  • Household hazardous waste pick-up for seniors and disabled
  • Police and ‘Pooh’ working together

August, 2006

  • Keeping you in touch with government
  • GreenSwitch:  A cheaper renewable energy option
  • Help lead your community
  • Many methods used to provide information
  • Inquiring minds want to save
  • Vandals target City parks
  • City eases back-to-school transition
  • Food sales tax rebate deadline
  • Use City facilities for your event
  • Lock Box program

July, 2006

  • Affordable housing challenges continue
  • City drinking water passes tests
  • Outdoor seating more popular?
  • Affordable housing - Successes and ongoing efforts
  • Affordable housing - By the numbers
  • Sprinkler rules keep water clean
  • Annual City survey in the mail
  • Transportation drives regional discussion
  • Tips to help you keep your cool
  • Give it a break (your house)

June, 2006

  • Meth main problem drug in Loveland
  • Addiction is meth's worst trait
  • Meth's misery can spread to many
  • Prevention, enforcement tactics used
  • Cleaning up the mess of meth
  • Water conservation not just for residents
  • Library summer reading program
  • July 4 celebration hits high note
  • Time again to fight the bite
  • Keeping the lights on
  • Take the Thrifty Light quiz
  • Business Develop Manager on the job

May, 2006

  • City code concerns blossom in springtime
  • City Code: Know who to call? 
  • Code Concerns:  On Private Property
  • Code Concerns:  On Public Property
  • What you said about City Code
  • Getting a read on things
  • Enjoy a tour of Loveland gardens
  • Plan ahead for safe landscaping
  • Yard Waste Pick Service has begun
  • Winona Pool opens May 26
  • Loveland 2006 Summer Events
  • Annual Fishing Derby June 3-4
  • Chilson Center 3-month summer pass
  • Loveland Community Night Out strengthens neighborhoods

April, 2006

  • City promotes health in community
  • Taft widening Phase II in progress
  • Celebrate Cinco de Mayo
  • Yard Waste Pickup Service has begun
  • Quality lifestyle includes quality health care
  • Children's Day 2006
  • Strength training for younger teens
  • City assists health care agencies
  • Keen on Green: Hospitals care for earth
  • Safe alternative to dangerous lamps
  • CML highlights two Loveland programs
  • Loveland-Fort Collins metro area rated 46th 'best-performing city'
  • Public Works honored in Colorado

March, 2006

  • Retreat helps plot Loveland's future
  • Stay out of "hot water" on your energy bill
  • Spring Used Book Sale
  • Retreat focuses on objectives and goals
  • Retreat very beneficial
  • Don't trash your yard waste
  • Bye bye cardboard: curbside pickup returns
  • Bestselling author to speak at Rialto
  • Crew keeps trees in shape
  • Strongest man is here in Loveland

February, 2006

  • Much ahead for 2006
  • Learn more about stormwater program
  • Landscape workshop offered
  • Conserve electricity, earn cash
  • New bus routes to begin March 1
  • Try Transit Free Month
  • Celebrate Children's Day downtown March 1
  • Leisure Times brochures available

January, 2006

  • 2005 was a very good year
  • "Business as usual" for your City government
  • Skowron elected to national NLC board
  • City rebates $93,000 for food sales taxes
  • Take charge with programmable thermostat
  • Many accomplishments during 2005
  • City has wind energy for sale
  • Maps have morphed to become GIS
  • Correction: Space heater cost use cost $67

December, 2005

  • Citizens opinions, ideas encouraged
  • Careful use of space heaters may save money
  • Make a difference
  • Survey says:  Life is good in Loveland
  • Washington school building turns 100 years old
  • 2005 Chilson guest survey
  • Stormwater survey reveals need for info
  • Christmas gift ideas
  • LED lights cause for celebration
  • Make your trash collector smile
  • Power of portraiture revealed
  • December id 3D month
  • Trash collection schedule

November, 2005

  • Snow removal a before, during, after effort
  • Snow removal more than plowing
  • Think snow during summer?  We do
  • Common questions about snow removal
  • Snow Plan prioritizes street clearing
  • Bus route, fare, enforcement changes ahead
  • City says thanks to local businesses
  • Don't keep it all bottled up inside
  • Get your light right
  • Economic Gardening services now available
  • Local sex offenders listed on website
  • Save energy and money - button up your house

October, 2005

  • Loveland's great for getting older
  • Senior Center major resource
  • Seniors appreciate arts exposure
  • Paratransit something to sing about
  • City helps other agencies help seniors
  • Police focus on prevention, assistance
  • Panel advises city council on senior matters
  • Fire safety game informs seniors
  • Brief videos provide insight
  • Efficiency program helps commercial customers
  • City offers much for youngsters
  • Local calling area expansion begins Nov. 10
  • Make your home a stormwater solution
  • Snow Squad, other volunteers sought
  • Fun at Halloween festival

September, 2005

  • Annual budget process under way
  • City Budget:  What you pay
  • City Budget:  What you get
  • "Average" explained
  • Not taxes involved in Enterprise Funds
  • Food sales tax rebate program
  • Power pole inspections begin
  • Public power:  local efforts, local energy
  • Make energy-efficient choices everyday
  • Employees generous during fundraiser
  • Chilson Points Program
  • Back to school safety tips

August, 2005

  • New developments receive review
  • A new front yard
  • Food Sales Tax Rebate
  • Review Center to improve efficiency
  • Developments reviewed by:
  • Development review essential
  • Other changes assist review process
  • Development fees fund needs
  • Downtown parking: match limit to visit
  • Lawns gobble water
  • Loveland Loves to Read
  • GIS earns major award
  • Annual safety fair

July, 2005

  • Economic Development success bring jobs, choices
  • ED plan built on strong foundation
  • Primary jobs defined
  • Economic Gardening pilot program set
  • Linked efforts will help fulfill vision
  • Wide variety marks ED accomplishments
  • Agilent leads wind energy honor roll
  • Online police forms increase efficiency
  • Trucks, food and fun
  • Art partnership brings award
  • Alternative home cooling methods
  • Play ball!
  • Library cards= DVDs
  • County Fair coupon
  • Every drops still counts
  • Visit the outdoor art market
  • Arts DVD now available

June, 2005

  • Safety prime reason for Taft closure
  • Housing situation good, but challenges remain
  • No watering restrictions planned
  • Welcome to City Update
  • Needy getting more City help
  • 2005 Human Services Grants
  • Affordable Housing Commission goals
  • Housing Collaborative's Recommendations
  • Housing Study result of generosity
  • Utility Billing busy
  • Make every drop of water count
  • Your yard and utility equipment
  • Protect yourself against WNV
  • Community Night builds caring neighborhoods
  • Hazardous Waste Collection Day July 12
  • Fireworks show changes ahead
  • And the winners are...

May, 2005

  • Library celebrating 100 years
  • Library Centennial events
  • Friends of Library enrich collection
  • Library tribute artwork offered
  • Your library: By the numbers
  • Local calling area to expand
  • June is Bike Month
  • Summer's a time for fun, risks
  • Summer activities for kids
  • 3-month Chilson Pass

April, 2005

  • City Services: Facts or Fiction?
  • Contest drawing form
  • Fact or Fiction quiz
  • Street rehab program to begin
  • 1st Street RR crossing makeover
  • Employment opportunities

March, 2005

  • City's youngsters are high priority
  • Young commissioners assist City Council
  • Parks & Rec offers kids plenty
  • More than books await youngsters at Library
  • There's culture for kids
  • Trucks and learning work together
  • Alarm response policy changes
  • Hot line for sewer dumps
  • Enter films in local festival
  • Older adult job fair
  • Join a City board or commission

February, 2005

  • Non-fire response can save lives
  • LFR specialized teams ready
  • "Typical" fire launches series of tasks
  • Wanted: Volunteer Firefighters
  • City's MVPs for 2004
  • Motorhome parking ordinance being considered
  • Alarm response policy changes

January, 2005

  • What's ahead for Loveland for 2005?
  • Cultural Services looks forward
  • Taft Avenue widening to begin
  • Busy year ahead for Water & Power
  • New truck, gear for fire department
  • Police focusing on planning
  • Sports park construction under way
  • Centennial Park getting improvements
  • SweetNight at the library
  • Rebates total more than $100,000
  • Free tax preparation help
  • Kennel law won't affect pet owners
  • Wheel kits make recycling even easier

December, 2004

  • Winter Snow Plan for drivers
  • Police offer winter tips
  • Two sites for tree recycling
  • Make 'day after' pleasant, too
  • Ornament benefits decorations
  • Shop City Hall?
  • Ski, snowshoe at Cattail
  • Vehicle fleet prepares for season
  • 2005 holiday trash collection schedule
  • Housing grants total nearly $9 million
  • City buildings receive awards

November, 2004

  • Citizens participate in government
  • Toll calls could disappear
  • Recycle phones, toner, more
  • Participation groups
  • Holiday safety tips
  • Holiday highlights
  • Disaster drill at airport

October, 2004

  • Transportation Plan Updated
  • Millions spent on transportation
  • Stop timing a challenge
  • Rehab program prevents road repairs
  • RR tracks complicate traffic
  • Transportation Factoids
  • Major budget projects
  • Workshop on late-life decisions
  • Save your life; test your alarm
  • Stormwater facts
  • Fluorescent lamps no longer accepted
  • Join the Snow Squad
  • Halloween Festival downtown

September, 2004

  • 2005 budget preparation under way
  • City Budget 101
  • 10-year budget plan helps maintain quality
  • Major budget projects
  • budget input welcomed
  • CFAC plays major role
  • Hotel another downtown success
  • Major storm tests downtown system
  • Airline and airport benefit from bookings
  • Food Sales Tax Rebate Program
  • Chilson Center Points Program

August, 2004

  • Arts provide many benefits
  • Everyone can enjoy public collection
  • Centers broaden cultural experiences
  • Art by the numbers
  • Cultural offerings appeal to all ages
  • Arts economic gains widespread
  • New, blue and designed for you
  • Food Sales Tax Rebate Program
  • Chilson Center Points Program
  • Lunch & Learn offered
  • Find out about City finances
  • Two fairgrounds buildings to open
  • Fires safety fair set for Sept. 11

July, 2004

  • Many benefit from City assistance
  • Human services grant goals
  • Jetliners diverted to Loveland
  • Stormwater facts
  • Placement eases trash collection
  • Be a good neighbor
  • Help build a stronger neighborhood
  • Know your utility stats?
  • Local agencies receiving funding
  • Direct help provided by City

June, 2004

  • Golf goes high tech
  • Play, picnics even better
  • Enjoy safe, colorful July 4th
  • Fireworks will light up the sky
  • Summer programs for kids at library
  • Kids' coaches needed
  • Columbarium available
  • Golf tourneys benefit kids
  • Summer Daze 2004 schedule

May, 2004

  • Permits required for some projects
  • Need a permit?  Yes/No
  • Permit process flow chart
  • Code enforcers busy
  • Women in Policing seminar scheduled
  • June is Bike Month
  • Protect yourself against West Nile Virus
  • Tennis, other programs offered
  • Chilson Center summer pass

April, 2004

  • Springtime busy for City crews
  • Seasonal employment opportunities
  • Loveland celebrates Colorado Children's Day
  • Help make music

March, 2004

  • Input sought for vision plan update
  • New counselor looks toward future
  • Seasonal employment opportunities
  • Centerra plan approved
  • URAs foster quality development
  • Helping our Berthoud neighbors
  • Older Adult Job Fair April 7

February, 2004

  • Improvements to begin downtown
  • Building renovation is FABulous
  • St. Louis Ave. signals coming
  • Volunteer for Snow Squad
  • Warming cars easy theft target
  • Ski, snowshoe at Cattail Creek
  • Children's Day is March 3
  • Changes at the library

January, 2004

  • Wanted:  Your Ideas for fairgrounds
  • Fairgrounds site overview
  • Smaller trash carts offered
  • Transit input sought
  • Operator paints bus mural
  • Museum busy inside and out
  • Employees of the Year

December, 2003

  • Rebate sets records
  • Ward 4 election set
  • Two sites for Christmas tree recycling
  • Winter tough on meter readers
  • Things we don't do
  • Trash collection schedule
  • City Council contact information
  • Know mo-ped laws before purchase
  • Save gas, reduce stress

November, 2003

  • Downtown making major strides
  • A new spark for downtown?
  • Recycling reminder
  • "LPD Gray" assist police
  • Ornaments support decorations
  • Breast Cancer Awareness luncheon
  • Boards, commissions openings

October, 2003

  • Expect 'lean and mean' 2004 budget
  • ED:  Truths or Myths?
  • Getting around  is everybody's business
  • Rehab program repairs 20 miles
  • Future is focus after homeless study
  • Join the Snow Squad
  • Tune 1610 AM for local info

September, 2003

  • Council retreats to the future
  • New fairgrounds ready to open
  • Composting demo offered
  • Airline service returns
  • Local firms recognized for success
  • We're a 'go to' city
  • Grants assist downtown projects
  • Traffic light timing not easy 
  • Food Sales Tax Rebate Program

August, 2003

  • Economic future optimism
  • Police car design wins award
  • New election ward boundaries
  • Your Address now online
  • Map details 100 miles of bike routes
  • Do the Code for vehicle violations?
  • More to watch on channel 16
  • Food Sales Tax Rebate Program

July, 2003

  • Curbside recycling even easier
  • Workers fighting mosquitoes, WNV
  • Longtime firefighter dies
  • City facilities can be rented
  • Program fights car theft
  • Local lifestyle inspires mural
  • Limit improper signs
  • Web hosts building permit info
  • Airline service returns
  • SWAT drill slated

June, 2003

  • Easier move goal of relocation plan
  • Barrier Awareness Day
  • Our major power source is Rawhide
  • Drop of your unwanted tires, wood
  • Sweet Sounds of Summer

May, 2003

  • Structural fires require response team
  • Blizzard tested teamwork
  • Alternate transportation modes offer benefits
  • Storytelling program fun for kids
  • Recreation signup now online
  • Coming to the Rialto
  • Cooperation key to watering
  • Drop off unwanted items
  • Chilson bonus pass offered

April, 2003

  • Nearby open lands get priority
  • Can we give you a lift?
  • 6th fire station planned
  • Artifact storage space sparse
  • Fairgrounds to close when Ranch opens
  • Recycle your e-trash
  • Golf tourney benefits kids
  • Employment opportunities

March, 2003

  • Meth having widespread effects
  • Golf uses own water
  • Police dispatcher turnover high
  • Tax preparation help
  • Coming to the Rialto...
  • Golfers cover all their costs
  • Employment opportunities
  • Older adult job fair April 9

February, 2003

  • Airport important to entire region
  • Ready for a storm 24/7
  • All Loveland ordinances now on web
  • Airport manager sets lofty goals for facility
  • After 80 years, Rialto gets new stage floor
  • Clock watching saves $$
  • Projects offer benefits, face challenges

January, 2003

  • Economic development pays off
  • Council Chamber improved for audience, TV viewers
  • Celebrating 125 years
  • Conference beneficial for local girls
  • PC security tightened
  • Which is the backyard biter?

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