A Message from Councilwoman Debra March
The future is bright for Henderson in the new year and 2014 promises to bring opportunity and growth! We’ve seen a renewal in development across the city and we are working to become an even stronger and more vibrant community. This is the perfect time for everyone to resolve to become more active within our community and get out and take advantage of our award-winning parks, trails and recreation amenities. We also offer an abundance of programs, events and services for everyone within your family. Log on to cityofhenderson.com and HendersonLive.com to see what's coming up in our premier community.
Mayor Andy Hafen’s State of the City Address
Mayor Hafen will present his 2014 State of the City address on Wednesday, February 5 from Green Valley Ranch Resort. The Mayor’s remarks will highlight projects and accomplishments along with what lies ahead for Henderson in the coming year. His address begins at 12:30pm and additional information will be available at cityofhenderson.com.
It’s Time to Lighten Up,
Our annual citywide weight loss challenge is open to anyone (age 14 minimum) who lives, works, learns and plays in Henderson. The 12-week challenge begins January 13 and concludes April 4. Participants can sign up and weigh in January 13-17 at any recreation center. Throughout the 12-week challenge, you may optionally provide weight loss updates to stay on track and win incentive prizes. Prizes will be awarded to the most “lightened up” in each age and gender bracket. A celebration for all participants will be held April 10 at Heritage Park Senior Facility. Are you ready for the challenge?
New Program is Getting Lead out of Henderson Homes
The City of Henderson is partnering with UNLV to help protect children and families from lead-based paint hazards and other home health and safety concerns. The Lead Hazard Control Program includes an inspection and repair and removal and is free to Henderson residents – both homeowners and renters – who meet the following criteria.
To find out if you qualify, call (702) 895-5422 to speak with a Lead Hazard and Healthy Homes Specialist.
- Currently living in pre-1978 housing
- Have at least one child five years or younger, or with an expectant mother living or frequently visiting the home
- Total family income is less than 80 percent of median income ($51,750 for a family of four)
Resources to Help Henderson Residents Facing Foreclosure
A free public event is being held to provide information to Henderson residents who may be facing foreclosure. Home Again is a new program that makes it easier for distressed homeowners in Nevada to determine what state or federal assistance may be available to them with a single “one-stop”, free resource. This event will be held Wednesday, January 29 from 5:30pm-7:30pm in the City Council Chambers in Henderson City Hall. Call (702) 862-4242 to RSVP or click here.