Energize Our Neighborhoods


Mayor's Awards to Good Neighbors

Nominate a Neighbor
The City of Boise is now accepting nominations for the Mayor’s Awards to Good Neighbors that will be presented during the Energize Boise Celebration the evening of Friday, September 28. Submit a nomination

The awards honor residents, businesses and organizations that exemplify how good neighbors improve and enhance our community. Awards will be presented to neighbors who have been nominated by their peers for going out of their way to help those around them. Nominations are due by Friday, August 31.

“Great neighborhoods are the cornerstone of a livable city, and Boise is fortunate to have a thriving network of active neighborhoods in all parts of the city,” said Mayor David Bieter. “Good neighbors are what makes good neighborhoods, so we are honored to recognize those who make such an important contribution to our city.”

Energize Boise Celebration/Good Neighbor Awards

  • September 28, 5:30 p.m.
  • Boise City Hall, Maryanne Jordan City Council Chambers

This event will be the culmination of a series of events and activities sponsored by Energize Our Neighborhoods for the inaugural Neighborhood Month in September. Attendees will have an opportunity to learn about the projects being led by residents throughout Boise and the resources available through the Energize Our Neighborhoods program. Immediately following, Mayor Bieter will present the Good Neighbor Awards.

New Energize Neighborhoods

Building on the success of the work done in the Vista Neighborhood, the City of Boise, in partnership with Boise School District’s Community Schools initiative, neighborhood associations and private and public partners, is preparing to replicate the approach in a customized way for three new neighborhoods.

New Documents

What is Energize Our Neighborhoods?

Energize Our Neighborhoods is a collaboration between Boise’s residents, public and private partners, and the City of Boise to keep our neighborhoods unique and desirable. This project focuses on aligning community resources to improve livability and make measurable change. Learn more.


 "Working with residents to energize and enhance the livability of our neighborhoods."