In 2006, the City of El Paso created the Neighborhood Services Division within the Department of Community and Human Development to implement neighborhood-oriented programs. These programs assist residents to actively engage in improving and preserving their neighborhoods and to facilitate opportunities for citizens to be involved in local government.
Goal: Build strong neighborhoods by encouraging community leadership and civic engagement.
To revitalize, improve and maintain the quality of El Paso's neighborhoods by communicating with residents and addressing their concerns and needs.
- Connect residents to City services related to neighborhood needs.
- Provide support and assistance for the development and sustainability of neighborhood associations.
- Serve as a source of communication between the City of El Paso and El Paso's neighborhoods.
- Neighborhood Associations
- Formation, registration and sustainability of neighborhood groups
- Neighborhood Summit
- Annual forum to highlight citizen involvement in the community through keynote speakers, workshops and an information fair
- Neighborhood Leadership Academy
- Annual educational program to teach residents how their city government functions and operates
- Neighborhood Improvement Program (NIP)
- Competitive public improvement program for small-scale neighborhood projects by neighborhood associations (program availability contingent on budget allocation)
- Neighborhood Revitalization Strategies
- Comprehensive, community-driven approach that details specific goals, objectives and actions to revitalize distressed neighborhoods
- Builds partnerships with government entities, community stakeholders and residents to implement strategies that address safety & security, neighborhood appearance, housing, community services, economic development, workforce development, neighborhood facilities, education, infrastructure, and land use.
Community and Human Development Department
Neighborhood Services Division
CITY 3 - 801 Texas
El Paso, TX 79901