Every community has individuals who aren’t local government officials or celebrities or business leaders, but are well known because of the work that they d for the good of the community. David L. Caswell was one such person. . . Bill Hammond. Read more about David’s many contributions.
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Flint has 4,000 fire hydrants that are in need of rescuing. Join us on Saturday, April 12, 2014 as we work to clear the right-of-way area around fire hydrants and bus stops on designated streets in an area bounded by Pasedena on the north, Hamilton on the south, Dupont on the west and Saginaw on the east. Once cleared, the right-of-way areas can be more easily maintained and the fire hydrants will be accessible for painting once the weather warms.
Volunteers are needed to assist with one or more of the following:
For additional information or to register your group – contact the Flint Blight Coordinator’s Office, at email@example.com or at (810) 237-2090.
With a second year of funding from Cities of Service Impact Volunteer funds, the City and its many Love Your City partners have scheduled the following city-wide events.
May 5-9 Republic Services will be conducting a Special Pickup of unlimited large items (No refrigerators, air conditioners, dehumidifiers or cast iron tubs). Items must be placed curbside by 7 am, Monday.
May 12-16 Republic Services will be conducting a Special Pickup of unlimited bagged trash during this week. All bags must be placed curbside by 7 am Monday. All bags must weigh under 50 pounds. No hazardous materials or chemicals. This does not affect regular garbage day pickup.
May 10th This Saturday as been designated Graffiti Free Day - weather permitting. Paint and supplies have been provided by Home Depot. The rain date should the May 10th date be cancelled is May 31st. Report graffiti locations or volunteer by contacting the Blight Coordinators Office, (810) 237-2090 or firstname.lastname@example.org
May 17th 9am – 2pm. Find dumped tires littering our city and get paid. Drop off a truckload (minimum of 25 tires) and receive $25. Location: 6515 N. Dort Highway, Environmental Rubber Recycling
May 19-23 Republic Services will be conducting a Special Pickup of unlimited bundled brush/law debris during this week. All bundles must be no longer than 4 feet long and branches must be less than 4 inches thick. No trees, trunks, stumps or logs. Items must be placed curbside by 7 am Monday of this week. This will not affect regular garbage day and yard waste pickup.
With second year funding from a Cities of Service Impact Volunteering Fund grant to the City the Flint Blue Badge Volunteer Corps is focusing on both blight and emergency preparedness initiatives to advance public safety efforts in Flint. $50,000 of the $100,000 grant will be allocated to the Love Your City (blight elimination) initiative. These dollars will be used to leverage additional resources from the City’s many Love Your City partners. Any group of volunteers with a blight elimination project within the City is eligible to participate. This includes, but is not limited to neighborhood groups, block clubs and associations, community and civic groups, non-profit organizations, school groups or other interested parties. Click here for the 2014 Cities of Service Request for Resources Application of Interest.
For more information contact Matthew Williams: (810) 766-7426 Ext 3027 or email@example.com