Working together to improve our neighborhood

  • Tags :
    Economic Prosperity, Community Mobilization
    Who Can Participate:
    Lindsay Heights residents and property owners can join the NID Board Committee. Additional property valuation requirements are required by law to participate. Inquire with us for more information.
    Location:
    The NID boundaries are 20th Street to 8th Street and Locust Street to Walnut Street.

NID boundary map

Lindsay Heights Neighborhood Improvement District (NID)

The NID is a governmental entity signed into law (the 2005 Wisconsin ACT 186) that through an elected resident board develops physical assets to improve neighborhood well-being and providing a higher quality of life.

Below are some of the priority areas:

  • Stabilize housing stock
  • Promote the growth of the livable neighborhood
  • Home maintenance
  • Preserve and create affordable and mixed-income housing and community facilities
  • Improve conditions of the neighborhood commercial corridors:
    • Lead safety issues
    • Culturally inclusive
    • Tax foreclosed commercial property

How to Participate

If you’re interested in joining the Lindsay Heights NID Board Committee, contact Abraham Larkoh, NID Coordinator, at alarkoh@walnutway.org, 414-264-2326 ext. 20.

Who does the Lindsay Heights NID serve?

After the establishment of the Lindsay Heights NID, it would serve the following people:

  • Residents
  • Business owners
  • School authorities
  • Community churches
  • Community Based Organizations (CBOs)
  • Resident leadership
  • Community stakeholders/leaders
  • The Department of City Development

Community Resources and benefits

  • Invest in community services and infrastructure
  • Creating leadership and empowering residents within the community
  • Building good working relationship between seniors and youths
  • Support long-term growth and sustainability
  • Increase resident capacity to advocate and influence local municipal systems and policies
  • Provide moderate home rehabilitation and requirements for street-level activity on commercial corridors
  • Build real estate trust

Economic Growth

  • Improve conditions of the neighborhood commercial corridors
  • Foster jobs and economic opportunity
  • Encourage economic development
  • Collaborating and connecting with the Community Wealth Building
  • Credit repair