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LIV Boise


Our vision is to make Boise, Idaho 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 promotes livability across three strategic focus areas: 
Lasting EnvironmentsInnovative Enterprises and Vibrant Communities.

For a more complete picture, read our Livability Report.

Manhole cover featuring art by Rick Friesen. Photo courtesy of the Boise Weekly.


Boise's First LIV District

The Central Addition, Boise’s first LIV District captures a variety of unique features, including innovative sustainability practices and access to thriving businesses, boutique shops, housing, hotels, parks, universities and more.


Boise Mayor Dave Bieter and Boise Schools Superintendent Dr. Don Coberly celebrate success with Pre-K Project students


The Boise Pre-K Project

Two years ago, the City of Boise, along with public and private partners, embarked on an innovative approach to address early childhood education gaps in our community and improve livability for all. The Boise Pre-K Project seeks to align public and private resources to drive measurable change at the neighborhood level.

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