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Neighborhood Services

Neighborhood Services

Welcome to the Neighborhood!

Neighborhood Services is your connection for finding and utilizing city departments and resources. We are here for you. 

Be sure to check out all the resources available to you, from neighborhood grants to the block party trailer. For any questions or to gather more information, contact Brenda Ritenour, Neighborhood Liaison, at  [email protected] or 303-441-1895.


Upcoming Event

Building Bridges: How do we Listen to Each Other?
Thursday, Feb. 15, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Boulder Public Library, Boulder Creek Room

Description: The City of Boulder is embarking on a culture change of public participation processes. Based on recommendations from a resident working group, city staff invite you to a design workshop to assist in creating community-wide guidelines for public discourse. Following a design-thinking model, we will work together to prototype ideas around behavior and accountability for civil discourse. Light refreshments provided, childcare available.

Register here!

Neighborhood Connection Grant Trainings

Attend the training session below to learn more about the Neighborhood Connection Grant programs and walk through the applications. Required for Enhancement Grant applicants. 

  • Saturday, March 17: 3:30 to 5 p.m., Boulder Public Library, Boulder Creek Room

New Neighborhood Connection Grant Guidelines  announced!

Neighborhood Office Hours

Brenda Ritenour, your neighborhood liaison, is excited to bring her office out into the community with this pilot program. She will be working at the following locations each month and invites you to visit her to learn about city projects, share information about your neighborhood or just say hello. New locations will be added later in the year.  

(Dates and times are subject to change; please visit this page for the latest information.)

  • First Wednesday of the month from 3 to 5 p.m.: Heifer and The Hen, 5290 Arapahoe
  • Second Wednesday from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.: Aperitivo, 5530 Spine Road in Gunbarrel (Note: The March date will shift to Tuesday, March 13, due to a professional development opportunity.)
  • Third Wednesday from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.: Red Rock Coffee House, 3325 28th St.
  • Fourth Thursday from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.: Lucky’s Market Café, 695 S Broadway

Save the Date

April 30: What's Up Boulder? Citywide open house.
May 19: Community Clean-up Day
Aug. 7: National Night Out


Navigate City Departments

Have a concern that you think the city can help with but you're not sure who to call? Neighborhood Services is always a great first step. Reach out to us at the contact information provided along the righthand side of this page and we will get you to the right place.

Top links: Webpages at with information you need today. Check back for updates each quarter.

Build Community In Your Neighborhood

Neighborhood Connection Grants: Neighborhood Services offers grants and other resources to help you activate your community and get to know your neighbors.

Community Events and Programming:  Neighborhood Services hosts community programs throughout the year such as HOA Board resources, Good Neighboring, and City 101.

Block Party Permitting, Trailer and other resources: Information on when/how to get a Block Party Permit, how to reserve the Block Party Trailer, and a tool kit for great block party ideas and resources. 

Connect to City Projects and Issues

We need to hear from you for various city projects. Visit the Engagement Calendar to find out when and how to participate. And be sure to join the team of connectors throughout the city who help us inform and engage residents and make sure everyone’s voices are heard.
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