Does your community
need financial assistance with an improvement project?
holding a block party or neighborhood cleanup to get to know your neighbors?
Neighborhood Enhancement Grant can help!
Neighborhood Enhancement Grant is a reimbursement program that provides
assistance of up to $5,000 in matching funds to registered neighborhood
2008, we have awarded over 40 grants to HOAs and neighborhood associations.
Funds have been used for a wide range of projects that benefit Henderson
neighborhoods in either a physical or social capacity - new signage,
landscaping improvements, gazebo repair, community events and the list goes
more about the program requirements and see a gallery of completed projects,
visit our website or contact Emily Lewis at (702) 267-2008 or
Henderson Pavilion Concerts & Events
Streets surrounding the Henderson Pavilion will
experience a higher volume of traffic this spring due to several concerts
and events at the venue. Slight delays may occur during the following dates
April 19-21 & April 26-28
Water Street District Street Closures
The Water Street District will experience temporary
street closures to accommodate a variety of special events. Please expect
Sons of Erin
St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival
March 12-18, 2013
City Hall Visitor Parking Lot (240 S. Water
CLOSED: March 12, 6:30pm-March 18, 6:30am
Water Street (Minor to Basic & Atlantic to
CLOSED: March 15, 11pm-March 16, 2pm
Water Street (Basic to Atlantic) &
Atlantic Avenue (Eldorado Parking Entrance to Water)
CLOSED: March 15, 11pm-March 16, 6pm
Henderson Heritage Parade & Festival
April 5-6, 2013
Ocean Avenue (Van Wagenen to Haynes) &
Victory Road (Water to Atlantic)
CLOSED: April 5, 11pm to April 6, 12pm
Atlantic Avenue (Lead to Water) & Water
Street (Ocean to Basic & Pacific to Victory)
CLOSED: April 6, 5am to 1pm
Water Street (Basic to Pacific)
CLOSED: April 6, 5am to 6pm
The new Cornerstone Park, 1600 Wigwam Parkway, will
Bicycle Swap & Rally, April 6 from 10am-4pm. Please expect an
increase of traffic near the park. Delays may occur.
For more information on road closures and detour
routes, please visit
HendersonLive.com or call the city of Henderson Department of Cultural
Arts & Tourism at (702) 267-2171.
Lisa's Landscape Corner
-by Lisa Ortega, City of Henderson Urban Forester
"Keep pruning to a minimum and spend your time planting!"
Stop that pruning! Yes, it’s time to let your trees
spend all their energy developing plumping buds - a job that requires stored
energy from last fall’s sugar and can its toll. But with a few tips it will
be easy for you to support the effort and… TAH-DAH... you'll have new leaves
for shade in 2013!
Trees and woody shrubs need their soil replenished with
both water and nutrients! A good soak is in order. It will support the
needs of the trees in their seasonal work to set leaves. Warmer soil
temperatures get the roots active, so the water must be available. Soak it
in NOW to be ready for those 80 degree temperatures coming our way.
Give those trees a boost of nitrogen. It will aid in
the photosynthesis process. You can also use a complete fertilizer – one
that has all the micronutrients trees need. Spread some delicious (to the
tree) mulch below trees and away from the trunk. This is us city-folks' way
of recreating the nutrient cycling found in our nation's forests. No matter
what - DO SOMETHING! Look for aphids while you selectively prune back
unruly and overgrown shrubs. Water and a bit of dish soap sprayed on those
green bugs will keep them away. A big shot of water from the hose also helps
to take them off; then give them a sudsy spray. Stay persistent and they’ll
Great veggies to plant now include beets, artichokes,
chives, potatoes, spinach and even peanuts! A comprehensive list of can be
found at the UNR Cooperative
Extension Website. They also have a variety of
Still have questions? Call the Master
Gardener Home Gardening Help Line at (702) 257-5555. You’ll be
greeted by some friendly folks with sound advice for all your desert
Neighborhood Watch Awards of Excellence
The National Sheriffs' Association, in partnership with the Bureau of Justice
Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, U. S. Department of Justice is pleased
to announce that they are accepting nominations for the 10th Annual National
Neighborhood Watch Awards of Excellence to be presented during the General
Session of the 2013 National Sheriffs' Association Conference in Charlotte, NC.
All law enforcement agencies, Neighborhood Watch groups, organizations, and/or
programs that have made an exceptional contribution to the Neighborhood Watch
program in their communities are encouraged to submit nominations to the
National Sheriffs' Association by March 31, 2013.
For complete information on eligibility, criteria, and nomination forms please
Click here to read about the 2012 award winners.
Attention Ward I residents - don't forget Councilwoman Schroder's upcoming Neighborhood Connections
Join Mayor Hafen and the Councilwoman to learn about City projects
and ask questions.
Date: Thursday, March 21
Heritage Park Senior Facility
Learn more about the event
Officers from our Community Relations Unit (CRU) are
available to attend your HOA board meetings and help you set up a
Neighborhood Watch. If your neighborhood is experiencing any problems, they
can discuss various crime prevention strategies that can be implemented.
Call (702) 267-5100 for more information.
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taking a free
class coordinated by the State of Nevada Ombudsman's Office!
of the Ombudsman offers classes for those who live, work or own property
within homeowners associations. All classes are free and open to the public.
information, view the
calendar. You may also contact Ken
Richardson at (702) 486-4480 or
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Barbara Geach, Manager of Neighborhood Relations
City of Henderson
Neighborhood Services(702) 267-2000