ABOUT PALM SPRINGS CITY OFFICE OF NEIGHBORHOOD INVOLVEMENT
A vehicle for encouraging citizen involvement in government and
improving communication between citizens, city staff, and elected officials.
HOW IS IT STRUCTURED?
- Created by City Ordinance, April 2005; staffed by Ms. Lee Husfeldt
- Neighborhood Organizations apply and are officially recognized by the City
- Each recognized Neighborhood Organization sends a representative to sit on the Palm Springs Neighborhood Organization Committee (PSNIC).
- This Council is active and meets monthly
- Subcommittees include:
- Crime & Safety
- New Neighborhood Organizations (support for formation)
- Existing Neighborhood Organizations (support for sustainability)
- Code Enforcement (and Vacation Rentals issues)
- Neighborhood Character
- Communications (web site and public relations)
- Ecology & Environmental Sustainability
Any Neighborhood Organization resident may serve on any committee.
· Collective voice to advocate for neighborhood interests and concerns
· Entity that works with city government to access resources and resolve issues affecting neighborhood character and quality of life
· Communication channel to keep us informed
· Community of people who know and look out for one another
· Method to address common concerns
For more information go to www.palmspringsneighborhoods.com
or to City of Palm Springs web site: www.ci.palm-springs.ca.us