Neighborhood Improvement Program

The Neighborhood Improvement Program (NIP) is a multi-departmental effort combining City and community resources to improve our city one neighborhood at a time. The City's Planning and Development Services Department will serve as the primary contact between residents and the city.

Goals to Accomplish

  • Maintain property values
  • Increase code compliance
  • Create a sense of community
  • Increase the feeling of safety
  • Foster resident pride in their neighborhood
  • Encourage property upkeep and maintenance
  • Ensure smooth transitions between incoming and outgoing neighborhood leaders

Operation Paintbrush

Help is available to assist low-moderate income homeowners that reside in the NIP with a new coat of paint in order to beautify the residents home. 

How Do I Qualify?

  • Must reside in the NIP area
  • Must own and occupy the home as primary residence
  • All applicant's household members must be legal residents of the United States
  • Applicant must not exceed the 50% of the median income limits.

How to Apply & More Information

To apply for this program visit the Citizen Self Service page, and search for "Operation Paintbrush."

Required documentation will be needed when submitting an online application.

If you need assistance on how to submit an online application, please email