Our vision is to make Boise the most livable city in the country. LIV Boise is an expression of this vision. By focusing on sustainable policies, practices and partnerships, this citywide effort will promote livability across three strategic focus areas: Lasting Environments, Innovative Enterprises and Vibrant Communities.
Curbside compost collection is coming this summer. This exciting new service will reduce waste, extend landfill life and give the City of Boise more control over long-term resource management costs. Important dates for the program are coming soon - including your chance to get the right compost cart size for your home.
Give the trails a break! Sunshine and warm temperatures have trail managers concerned. Managers are asking users to stay off the Foothill trails until the hills have had a chance to dry back out. Suggested alternatives include the Boise Greenbelt, the Boise Parks system and dirt roads such as Upper 8th Street and Rocky Canyon.
Boise has been welcoming refugees to our community since the 1970s. They become part of our community and make many positive economic and cultural contributions. Their stories and heritage are rich. Just like yours. Follow Luke and Susan Carter, family mentors, and Rafik and Rashida from Myanmar and their children, as they develop a friendship and create respect and mutual understanding for each other’s culture. Continue the story with #IAMBOISE.