1) The Bozeman Sunrise Rotary Club is now accepting applications from eligible homeowners to receive free home repairs during their 2017 Fix-Up Festival. This year, their eighth annual one-day event is planned for Saturday, September 23rd.
o Eligible applicants must be low-income, and own and live in their home. Low income is considered up to two times poverty level income. Applicant income is confirmed by HRDC as part of the Sunrise Rotary Club's screening process. Eligible applicants must live in Belgrade, Bozeman, Four Corners or Gallatin Gateway, MT. Owners of mobile and modular homes qualify. While preference will be given to the elderly and/or disabled, and veteran homeowners, all low-income homeowners are eligible. Similar to past years, they anticipate selecting twelve homes this year to receive free repairs.
o Applications are available at either the HRDC offices, the Gallatin Valley Food Bank, or from Love, INC. They describe Fix-Up Festival, typical repairs that can be done by volunteers, eligibility criteria and how to apply.
o How to Apply: For applicants with internet access, Sunrise Rotary recommends they apply on their secure website, fixupfestival.com. Applications can also be downloaded for printing from the website, or by clicking on this link: FUF Email-able Brochure. All paper applications should be mailed to the address shown. Applications must be either postmarked or submitted online by April 1st.
2) The Historic Preservation Advisory Board has 2 openings on their board. Interested? Contact Deputy City Clerk, Pearl Michalson at email@example.com or 406-582-2320.
o The Bozeman Historic Preservation Advisory Board was created under Division 6 of the Bozeman Municipal Code as a measure to establish a local historic preservation program designed to promote the preservation of historic and prehistoric sites, structures, objects, buildings, and historic districts by addressing historic preservation issues at the local level and integrating them into local, state, and federal planning and decision-making processes. The historic preservation program includes the identification, evaluation and protection of historic resources within the city (Ordinance No. 1180). The board shall act in an advisory capacity to the City Commission, City Planning Board, Zoning Commission and other boards and City staff seeking advice on historic preservation issues.
o Submit an application.
3) Spot a Pothole? Call 406-582-3208 and we’ll smooth things over! From your Bozeman Streets Department.
4) The March InterNeighborhood Council meeting minutes are available for review.
Have a great week!
Jessica Johnson, City of Bozeman Neighborhood Coordinator