The Las Vegas City Council today unanimously approved $55,000 in Neighborhood Partners Fund grants for 18 projects that will improve the community. The recipients are neighborhood associations registered with the city of Las Vegas. The residents in the neighborhood associations will provide more than $163,570 in matching labor and donations to improve their neighborhoods.
Since 1998, the city has funded 290 neighborhood projects. These projects have generated close to $2.5 million worth of matching volunteer labor or donations for a total impact of more than $3.5 million to city communities. The 18 projects approved this year improve communities and bring residents together including:
1. McNeil Neighborhood Association- Neighborhood Designation Signage
2. Quail Estates West - Audio-visual and Security Equipment
3. Admiral’s Point II HOA - HOA Security System
4. Aventura HOA - Safety and Lighting Improvement Project
5. John W. Bonner Elementary School PTA - Bonner Safety in Schools
6. La Mancha Homeowners Association - Signage Renewal, Beautification
7. Crossroads I HOA - Community Improvements: Carport Lighting, BBQ/Picnic Area and Benches
8. Huntridge Neighborhood Association - Clean and Green, Unify/Beautify
9. Stupak Neighborhood Council - Neighborhood Council/ Police Athletic League Youth Adventure Club
10. Western-Highland Business Association - Communication Project
11. Quail Ridge Drive HOA - Enhancing Community Spirit
12. Cultural Corridor Coalition - Cultural Corridor Awareness Campaign
13. Northwest Area Residents Association (NARA) - Community Garden
14. The Greens HOA - Security Camera Upgrade, Lighting Enhancement
15. Willowdale Estates HOA - Willowdale Annual Security Event
16. Eagle Creek Heights - Park Equipment Renovation
17. Four Winds HOA - Park Renovation Phase 3: Security, Lighting Update
18. Whisper Creek Owners’ Association - Entrance Landscaping
The Neighborhood Partners Fund matches up to $5,000 for projects to improve the quality of life in registered Las Vegas neighborhoods. The program serves as incentive for residents to become involved in their neighborhoods and address issues of concern (i.e., traffic, neighborhood preservation, crime). Residents match the grants through volunteer labor and other types of donations.
The city of Las Vegas promotes, develops and supports safe, healthy neighborhoods through partnerships, education and compliance. Residents can register their neighborhoods with the by calling 229-6681 or visiting the city’s Web site at http://www.lasvegasnevada.gov/ to learn more.