Weekly Update

Monday, January 21

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Town of Erie Weekly Update submitted by Town Staff and delivered by the Town Administrator.

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From Your Town Administrator

On this Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 2019, I find inspiring Dr. King’s comments from his speech in London at City Temple on December 7th, 1964, three days before he received the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, Norway:
“Human progress never rolls in on the wheels of inevitability. It comes through the tireless efforts and the persistent work of dedicated individuals…And without this hard work, time itself becomes an ally of the primitive forces of social stagnation. And so we must help time, and we must realize that the time is always ripe to do right.”
I thank you for all the things—big and small—you are doing to actively foster human progress here in Erie and among those with whom you come into contact. 

Lafayette/Erie 9-Mile Intergovernmental Agreement.
Tuesday night the Board of Trustees will consider an intergovernmental agreement with Lafayette that would resolve the ongoing litigation between Erie and Lafayette.  The agreement would establish agreed on areas of influence for both municipalities, joint referrals of any applications for annexation into either municipality, refunding of Erie’s attorneys’ fees and settlement of litigation, a conservation easement over a defined area on the south 250’ of the property, sales tax revenue sharing, and agreements on Highway 287 and Highway 7/119th/Parkdale/County Line Road access.  You can view the details in the proposed agreement at this link.   

Economic Development

Don’t miss the Erie Chamber's Annual Business Meeting and Awards Night this Thursday. January 24 from 5-7 p.m. Click here to register. 

Parks & Recreation

Free admission to the Community Center is offered to furloughed government employees.


The recent new hires, Code Enforcement Officer and Detective, have settled into their reconfigured work areas while six new police officers are in various stages of field training. 

Last week detectives assisted the Weld County Critical Incident Response Team with the officer-involved shooting in Fort Lupton.

Public Works

On Friday, Town professionals, the Town Administrator, Trustee Gippe and Mayor Pro Tem Deakin toured Public Works facilities. The highlights included the North Water Reclamation facility, Raw Water Pump Station, Water Treatment facility, Service Center and Erie Municipal Airport.

Communications & Marketing

Erie Cone Zones for Jan. 21
2019 Town of Erie Event Calendar
Tree Incentive Program
Up With People Coming to Erie
Now enrolling! Police Citizens' Academy

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