last update:12/02/2014


[12/02/2014] – Neighborhood Coalition Holiday Party

Please join us for the 

Annual EPNC HOLIDAY Gathering

Date: Monday, December 8, 2014
Location:  Pat O’Rourke Recreation Center 
901 N. Virginia St. (Activity Room)
Time: 6pm – 8pm

 Please bring your neighbors & a pot luck item to share. 

Please see LINK [Flyer]

 [10/20/2014] – Gro El Paso Sustainability Outreach Event

On November 14th and 15th, the USGBC Chihuahuan Desert Chapter will offer a two-day sustainability outreach event.

Please see LINK [Website]

[10/20/2014] – Midterm Election 2014

Early voting starts Monday, October 20th and lasts until Friday, October 31st. Election Day is November 4th.

Please see LINK [Voting Locations]

[08/29/2014 – update] – 10th Annual Neighborhood Summit
The Neighborhood Summit is a FREE public event done in partnership with the El Paso Neighborhood Coalition (EPNC) and the City's Neighborhood Services Division to bring you current material that affects your neighborhoods and the El Paso community through guest speakers, educational workshops and an information fair with vendors from various City departments and local organizations.
Date: Location: Time: Saturday, September 6, 2014 9600 Sims, YISD Central District Office 8am-2pm
Invite your association members, new neighbors, friends, family, can co-workers to celebrate El Paso's Neighborhood Associations.
10th Annual Neighborhood Summit









WHO: City of El Paso's Department of Community and Human Development Neighborhood Services Division and the El Paso
Neighborhood Coalition
WHAT: 10th Annual Neighborhood Summit – FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
WHEN: Saturday, September 6, 2014 from 8:00a.m. – 2:00p.m.
WHERE:  9600 Sims, Ysleta Independent School District Administration & Cultural Arts Center
WHY: To provide residents with educational workshops on community building, motivating keynote speakers, and current information about available community services and programs

The Neighborhood Summit is a free public event that provides residents the opportunity to build networks among neighborhood associations from across the city and gather inspiration to help improve the quality of life in their neighborhoods through guest speakers, educational workshops and an information fair with vendors from various City departments and local organizations.
The keynote speaker will be Brad Taylor, General Manager of the El Paso Chihuahuas. There will also be over twenty community and government information tables on hand.
This year’s educational workshop topics are:

  • Neighborhood Improvement Program
  • Community Development Block Grant Program
  • Neighborhood Enhancement through Street Design
  • United Way’s Volunteer Action Program

 If your agency is interested in participating in the Neighborhood Summit, please contact the Department of Community and Human Development’s Neighborhood Services Division.
This event is free and open to the public and lunch will be provided to the first 200 residents who register the day of the event.
** The El Paso Neighborhood Coalition is having their annual election during the Neighborhood Summit and is looking for active residents to run for the following positions: Central, East and Mission Valley Representatives.**
For more information on the Neighborhood Summit please call 212-1682


Please see PDF[Press Release]

[06/17/2014] – June Meeting Report posted

El Paso Water Untilities – Purified Water Plant in El Paso; Featured Association: Lomaland Neighborhood Association

Please see LINK [Reports]

 [05/21/2014] – Newsletter from City of El Paso Community Development Dept.
  • New Community Development Director
  • Neighborhood Services Program Updates
  • City Department Highlight – Environmental Services
  • Upcoming City Events
  • City News
  • Letter from the Neighborhood Coalition

Please read PDF [Newsletter]

[05/21/2014] – May Meeting Report posted

Update on 2012 Bond, Zach White Neighborhood Assoc. improvements, El Paso Clean Air Coalition proposed no-smoking ordinance.

Please see LINK [Reports]

[04/21/2014] – Meeting Notes
  • Presentation given by Keep El Paso Beautiful (http://www.kepb.org)
    Please see presentation, containing comprehensive organization description and contact information PDF [here].
  • Introduction of proposed EPNC bylaw amendments. Please see proposed amendments PDF [here].

[03/17/2014] -
City of El Paso Environmental Services Division – Earth Day Event on April 5th

(^click to see flyer)

April is Earth Month and the City of El Paso is celebrating with a series of events during the entire month!

City Departments along with their partners are teaming up to provide information and education on how to help preserve natural resources.

Kick off celebrations begin April 5th with ESD's Earth Day Celebration.

Saturday, April 5
ESDs Earth Day Celebration
Municipal Service Center; 7968 San Paulo
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

GREEN FUN: Kick off Earth Month with ESD’s Earth Day Celebration, sponsored by the City Environmental Services Department. Enjoy a day of fun, food, and education, including booths, live demonstrations and games promoting the preservation of our planet.

  • Bring 25 plastic bags to recycle and receive a FREE reusable bag while supplies last.
  • Free document shredding will also be available.

[03/17/2014] – March Meeting Report posted

Crime Stoppers of El Paso, Mark Benitez / Earline Swain on Keep El Paso Beautiful Board, Sylvia Carreon new member of EPNC Council.

Please see LINK[Reports]

[03/14/2014] – New Resource Page Posted: Document Templates

The Neighborhood Coalition created a repository for templates of applications, petitions, and other documents, available for download, reference, and individual case customization, guiding neighborhood associations through creation of their own petitions and applications.

Please see the new page under menu category [Resources] above and Link [here]

[02/24/2014] – Southside Neighborhood Association – Community Meeting

The Southside Neighborhood Association is holding a Community Meeting on Wednesday, February 26, regarding the upcoming construction and renovation in Segundo Barrio. Guest speaker will be Ms. Irene Ramirez, Interim City Engineer.

Please see the invitation and agenda PDF [here]

[01/28/2014] – Meeting Report posted

Code Violation Presentation-Request Information, Presentation about Affordable Care Act (Brochures and Contact Info), EPCC accreditation issue update.

Please see LINK[Reports]

[12/15/2013] – Christmas Party Slide Show

The El Paso Neighborhood Coalition held the 2013 Christmas Party on December 9 at the Armijo Recreation Center.

We would like to thank all organizers, donors, volunteers, and participants for a great evening.

We wish all our El Paso Neighborhoods Happy Holidays and Best Wishes for 2014!

Please see event photos in the LINK [slidehow]

[11/19/2013] – Christmas Party Invitation

The El Paso Neighborhood Coalition 2013 Christmas Party is being held on December 9, 6 pm – 8 pm at the Armijo Recreation Center in the Multipurpose room – Ochoa and 7th. Street.

Please see the invitation PDF [here] and find the location on the LINK [map]

[11/19/2013] – Meeting Report posted

Presentations were given Preparedness and the Affordable Care Act. Brochures and informational material is posted for download.

Please see LINK[Reports]

[10/21/2013] – Meeting Report posted

Presentations were given from the City Engineering Department about city department relocation efforts and the Zach White Neighborhood Association updating on Coach Jack D. Quarles Park development.

Please see LINK[Reports]

[09/16/2013] – Report about Presentation posted

The Paso Del Norte Center of Hope gave a presentation, reporting about human trafficking and modern slavery.

Please see LINK[Reports]

[09/13/2013] – Letter from Chairperson Ceci Herrera to Neighborhood Leaders

Please see the call for attendance from EPNC Chairperson Ceci Herrera.

Please see PDF[Letter]

[08/04/2013] – Neighborhood Coalition has new Chairperson and Board Member 

The Neighborhood Coalition would like to thank Chairperson Mark Benitez and Board Member for the Northeast Planning Area, Earline Swain for their dedicated service. Both have reached their term limit.

We congratulate the newly elected Chairperson Ceci Hererra and Board Member for the Northeast Planning Area, Sam Thompson.

Please see PDF[Board]

[07/25/2013] – EPWU announces summer sandbag distribution schedule 

Customers who use sandbags for flood control during the summer monsoon season can obtain them at five locations beginning Saturday, June 15. EPWU does not charge for sandbags, but the quantity is limited to 15 bags per visit. Persons who cannot lift heavy items are encouraged to come with someone who can assist with loading and unloading the bags.

Northeast Stormwater Operations Center 4801 Fred Wilson Ave. (map) Mon-Fri 8 am to 8 pm Sat-Sun 2 – 8 pm
West Keystone Heritage Park 120 Kappa Road (map) Mon-Sun 2 – 8 pm
Central Haskell R. Street Wastewater Treatment Plant 913 S. Boone St. (map) Mon-Sun 2 – 8 pm
East Album Park Corner of Wedgewood Drive and Lockerbie Ave. (map) Mon-Sun 2 – 8 pm
Mission Valley Blackie Chesher Park 9292 Escobar Drive (map) Mon-Sun 2 – 8 pm

[05/24/2013] – 9th Annual Neighborhood Summit 
Please see attachment for the press release for the 9th Annual Neighborhood Summit and share the information with other members of your association.
Date: Location: Time: Saturday, August 3, 2013 9600 Sims, YISD Central District Office 8am-2pm
We hope for another good turn out and prior to the event we will send out the agenda for the day’s activities.
Please see PDF[Agenda] (revised)

[05/24/2013] – Environmental Services Dept. offers requests for public speakers
City of El Paso Environmental Services Training & Public Programs is offering top the community (Neighborhood Associations, Schools, Civic Organizations, etc.) presentations on various topics that pertain to a healthy, clean, safe and beautiful El Paso.
Please see PDF[Flyer]