Palm Springs City Office of Neighborhood Involvement

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.

 

BENEFITS

   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

 
 
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