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  The Neighborhood - Home Page
Discount comes in the form of a certificate to be applied to your first month's line fee.
After 12 consecutive months of MCI service on qualifying Neighborhood product, you will receive a second certificate for an additional month's line fee.
Each consecutive 12 month anniversary you will continue to receive a certificate for an additional month's line fee discount, as long as you remain on the Neighborhood plan you select.
consumer.mci.com /TheNeighborhood/res_local_service/jsps/default.jsp   (222 words)

  
  City of Austin - Overview of Neighborhood Planning
Neighborhood planning was explicitly anticipated in the Austin Tomorrow Comprehensive Plan, which was completed in 1979 and is Austin’s master plan for physical development of the city.
Neighborhood plans also identify locations for mixed use, where the addition of housing to a commercial corridor or node contributes to urban vitality and reduces sprawl.
Neighborhood planning is an opportunity for citizens to shape the neighborhoods where they live, work, own property, or manage a business.
www.ci.austin.tx.us /zoning/overview_np.htm   (1071 words)

  
  PlanetMath: neighborhood
The meaning of the word neighborhood in topology is not well standardized.
In fact, almost any argument involving neighborhoods would be unaffected by shrinking a neighborhood to a smaller open set or to an open ball (in the context ot metric spaces).
This is version 8 of neighborhood, born on 2001-12-28, modified 2004-10-24.
planetmath.org /encyclopedia/Neighborhood.html   (194 words)

  
 Building Disaster Resistant Neighborhoods
It provides information and training to neighborhood leaders who organize activities that are tailored to the uniqueness of their neighborhood and accesses resources from the broader community through an American Red Cross Disaster Resistant Neighborhood initiative.
As part of Hazardville's disaster mitigation initiative, neighborhoods took the opportunity to identify the hazards they face and assess their vulnerability to these hazards, individuals and families came together to learn how to build a Disaster Resistant Neighborhood and funds were made available to help reduce damage and loss of life from the next disasters.
Neighborhood Hazard Identification and Vulnerability Assessments which have been recently completed by neighborhood associations just like yours can be fond at: Neighborhood HIVA.
www.tallytown.com /redcross/drn.html   (1130 words)

  
 The Neighborhood Club of Quincy, THE Place to Host Your Memorable Occasion   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Neighborhood Club may be obtained for an extra hour for an additional charge; however this is at the discretion of the manager on duty and should be requested no later than one hour prior to the end of your scheduled function.
The Neighborhood Club realizes that not all brides have the same ideas and tastes when it comes to planning a menu for their reception.
The Neighborhood Club is nestled in a quiet neighborhood in historic Quincy.
www.neighborhood-club.com /faq.html   (1569 words)

  
 West Linn Online | Neighborhood Association
Neighborhood associations organized under provisions of Chapter 2.14 of the West Linn Municipal Code receive official recognition from the City of West Linn.
Neighborhood associations are looked to by the City Council for advice and suggestions on any and all issues affecting the governance of the city, particularly on matters relating to the livability of the city's neighborhoods.
A primary purpose of neighborhood associations is to facilitate communication between the residents of West Linn and their elected leaders, the city's staff, and the members of advisory boards and commissions.
www.ci.west-linn.or.us /Community/NeighborhoodAssociations/nbrhoods.htm   (229 words)

  
 Portland Oregon Guide to Neighborhoods   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The "neighborhood revolution" began when a number of neighborhoods began to argue for their own versions of local revitalization in the late 60s.
Overall the news is good: Portlanders like where they live, with 80 percent of respondents rating the livability of their neighborhoods as "good" or "very good." While livability ratings have increased or remained steady in most neighborhoods since 2001, they've declined in outer East and central Northeast Portland.
Neighborhood coalitions are independent non-profit organizations which contract with the Office of Neighborhood Involvement to facilitate citizen participation services and related neighborhood crime prevention activities for the neighborhood associations and citizens within a geographically defined area.
www.movingtoportland.net /portland_neighborhoods.htm   (1844 words)

  
 Alameda, Beaumont-Wilshire, Concordia, Grant Park, Irvington, Laurelhurst - Guide to Portland Northeast Neighborhoods   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Besides the variety of homes on the north end of the neighborhood, it is home to Wilshire Park, a 14.83 acre paradise filled with a canopy of mature trees, playgrounds, and picnic facilities.
Excluded from the neighborhood is the small area surrounded by NE Alberta Court on the north to NE Prescott on the south and NE 42nd Avenue on the east and NE 33rd Avenue on the west.
The young neighborhood became part of the city of Albina which was annexed to Portland in the early 1890s.
www.movingtoportland.net /living_northeast.htm   (5616 words)

  
 Neighborhood Connections
The objective of Neighborhood Connections is to promote and foster participation and communication as a neutral liaison among neighborhood organizations, elected representatives, and city staff to facilitate the resolution of neighborhood problems.
To foster cooperation and consensus among diverse interest within neighborhoods and to encourage the constructive settlement of disputes involving neighborhood groups, the city and others.
Neighborhood Connections is a part of the City of Pasadena's Human Services and Recreation Department and was established in 1987 to foster better communication between residents and city government.
www.ci.pasadena.ca.us /humanservices/Neighborhood_connections.asp   (191 words)

  
 City of Lake Oswego: Planning: Neighborhoods: Neighborhood Associations
The role of neighborhood associations and the process for recognition by the City of Lake Oswego is defined in the Citizen Involvement Guidelines.
The Neighborhood Coalition of Lake Oswego is a not for profit entity that provides insurance at no cost to neighborhood associations for meetings and events.
The purpose of neighborhood contact is to identify potential issues or conflicts regarding a proposed application so that they may be addressed prior to filing.
www.ci.oswego.or.us /plan/Neighborhoods/default.htm   (418 words)

  
 City of Salem - Neighborhood Associations
Neighborhood associations give Salem residents a voice in the workings and development of their local community and the city as a whole.
Neighborhood association volunteers make a difference in the Salem community by providing information to decision-makers, working on self-help projects, and acting as a communication link between the City and other citizens.
Neighborhood associations are recognized by City Council as an official voice of the community.
www.cityofsalem.net /departments/neighbor   (972 words)

  
 Hurricane Zolo - A Neighborhood Tabletop Exercise
Neighborhoods throughout Leon County were invited to participate in the exercise which was held on April 29 from 9:00AM through 1:00PM at the Leon County Health Department's Orange Avenue location in Tallahassee.
Neighborhoods participating in the exercise were asked to recruit a minimum of four residents to represent the entire neighborhood.
Then the neighborhood participants were asked to break the seal on their Situation Manual and begin the planning / preparedness portion of the exercise.
www.tallytown.com /redcross/zolo   (715 words)

  
 Neighborhood Planning Assemblies
Neighborhood Planning Assemblies (NPAs) are grassroots, neighborhood organizations that were established in each of Burlington’s seven Wards to encourage citizen participation in City government.
Neighborhood Planning Assembly resolutions are shared with Steering Committee members of other Neighborhood Planning Assemblies in order to keep each other informed about their opinions on issues or projects of public concern.
Neighborhood Planning Assemblies also submit applications each year seeking the award of CDBG funds for neighborhood projects in the Neighborhood Development Grant Program.
www.cedoburlington.org /neighborhoods/npa/npas1.htm   (1073 words)

  
 Neighborhood Access Group
What slaps us across the face every time we leave our front doors is the breathtaking dangerousness of our local sidewalks and streets.
We will be filing complaints on these bricks this week.
Neighborhood Access Group (NAG) will lead Fenway and Symphony-area residents in a protest against the dangerous all-brick sidewalks along
www.neighborhoodaccess.org   (0 words)

  
 Neighborhood in New Smyrna Beach Florida - Nina Schultz
Understanding local conditions in New Smyrna Beach is important when it comes to buying and selling real estate, but the neighborhood you choose can have a dramatic impact on all other aspects of your life as well.
Make a list of all of the amenities that are close by in the neighborhood you are considering as your new residence.
The best way to determine the cleanliness and friendliness of the neighborhood is to walk around in it and meet its residents.
www.newsmyrnahomes.com /Neighborhood/page_1701585.html   (333 words)

  
 Neighborhood Services   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Lilly brings a wealth of knowledge in neighborhood conservation and revitalization practices and is nationally recognize for his efforts in other cities.
Lilly will be leading the Neighborhood Services Division of Community Development by listening to residents, strengthening neighborhood associations, directing the development of neighborhood conservation and revitalization plans, opening a Neighborhood Leadership Academy and other programs to increase City services for neighborhoods.
The current goal for Neighborhood Services is to establish a redevelopment and conservation process that would target improvements and enhancements identified through resident participation, community partnerships or recommendations from elected officials.
www.elpasotexas.gov /neighborhood   (279 words)

  
 <GNOCDC> Tremé/ Lafitte Neighborhood Snapshot
The final blow to the neighborhood was the clearing of the quadruple rows of live oak trees from the neutral ground of Claiborne Avenue to make way for the Interstate-10 Expressway in the late 1960s.
And throughout the year second lines from the Tremé and the 7th Ward commit a portion of their parading to the resonant cement surroundings of the Claiborne street overpass.
Community organizations are actively planting trees throughout the Tremé neighborhood and artists are painting the cold cement pilings that support the roaring interstate overhead.
www.gnocdc.org /orleans/4/42/snapshot.html   (2642 words)

  
 One Smoot Short of a Bridge: Neighborhood associations on Fort Hill
When I looked at listings during the same time period, including looking with neighborhood real estate agents who do not use the MLS, I found that most of the homes in the area were priced at $250,000 and above for homes of similar size and condition to mine.
The most notable thing about the neighborhood association, really, was that it definitely reinforced the reputation of Fort Hill, which is that it has a culture of people getting along regardless of race, class, profession, roots, provided that people are committed to being hard-working and considerate.
In fact, some of the discussion revolved around how a good community is welcoming to all types of people and mentioned the need to have a certain amount of housing geared toward elders, people with low incomes, and people with disabilities.
1smootshort.blogspot.com /2005/11/neighborhood-associations-on-fort-hill.html   (754 words)

  
 Neighborhoods - Neighborhood Svcs
Part of the effort is to implement programs that empower Neighborhood Associations with information, training, and tools to help them become active participants in identifying and solving traffic problems.
Neighborhood Services staff have developed a step-by-step kit to help you identify participants, describe issues, brainstorm solutions and develop an agreement.
The Trainsong and Active Bethel Citizens neighborhoods are the focus of Eugene's Bethel Weed and Seed Initiative.
www.eugene-or.gov /portal/server.pt?space=CommunityPage&control=SetCommunity&CommunityID=230&PageID=0   (500 words)

  
 Druid Hills Neighborhood
The Druid Hills Neighborhood is quite old and is home to a large number of Atlanta's historical and cultural landmarks.
The Druid Hills Civic Association is a strong community group that has vigorously defended the neighborhood against threats to the existing quality of life.
Mindful of the area's significance, homeowners banded together in 1938 as the Druid Hills Civic Association, and they were later instrumental in having portions of their neighborhood placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975 and 1979.
www.dekalb.k12.ga.us /~druidhills/neighborhood/neighborhood.html   (1285 words)

  
 Arlington Virginia Neighborhood Traffic Calming
And with traffic in the DC area ranked among the worst in the nation, the temptation to speed through neighborhoods, especially when traffic clogs up major arteries, can be irresistible.
To change driver behavior, and the culture of neighborhood street use from "cars first" to "people first." This ultimately means creating a user-friendly environment for all.
Neighborhood Traffic Calming (NTC) relies on devices like traffic circles, raised crosswalks, speed humps, turning and truck restrictions and "nubs" (curb extensions) to address this goal.
www.co.arlington.va.us /Departments/EnvironmentalServices/dot/planning/ntc/EnvironmentalServicesTrafficCalming.aspx   (231 words)

  
 Citizen Corps: Programs and Partners : Neighborhood Watch Program
The Neighborhood Watch Program is a highly successful effort that has been in existence for more than thirty years in cities and counties across America.
They understand that the active participation of neighborhood residents is a critical element in community safety - not through vigilantism, but simply through a willingness to look out for suspicious activity in their neighborhood, and report that activity to law enforcement and to each other.
In addition to serving a crime prevention role, Neighborhood Watch can also be used as the basis for bringing neighborhood residents together to focus on disaster preparedness as well as terrorism awareness; to focus on evacuation drills and exercises; and even to organize group training, such as the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training.
www.citizencorps.gov /programs/watch.shtm   (312 words)

  
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LEED for Neighborhood Development is a collaboration between the U.S. Green Building Council, the Congress for the New Urbanism, and the Natural Resources Defense Council.
The LEED for Neighborhood Development Core Committee completed a preliminary draft (PDF file; requires Adobe Reader 7.0.5) in September 2005 and immediately afterwards held a 45-day comment period for the corresponding committee.
The LEED for Neighborhood Development Public Health Report (PDF file) comprehensively summarizes the relationship between how our communities are and a series of public health outcomes such as physical activity, traffic crashes, respiratory health and mental health.
www.usgbc.org /DisplayPage.aspx?CMSPageID=148   (756 words)

  
 Neighborhood Concerts
This year's Neighborhood Concert Series will feature more than 80 concerts in libraries and community, cultural, and religious centers, as well as at shelters and Salvation Army and Police Athletic League sites.
The Neighborhood Concert Series also includes workshops for children ages 7-14, as well as concerts for nursery school-aged children.
Neighborhood Concerts are funded in part by the New York City Council and Department of Cultural Affairs.
www.carnegiehall.org /article/explore_and_learn/art_neighborhood_concerts.html   (318 words)

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