Determine your neighborhood boundaries
Determine the possible networks that already exist in your neighborhood including:
Listservs (Nextdoor or others)
Playgroups/Parent groups for toddlers
Running or other exercise clubs
Determine how many captains you need for your neighborhood based on the following factors:
Number and types of residences (single family homes and apartments)
Parts of the neighborhood which might have unique needs. For example: You may want to request a co-captain at each large apartment building.
Time required: Depends on neighborhood but try to get this step done within a few days.