News Flash

Posted on: May 24, 2022

Town of Erie to Restart Business License Yearly Renewals

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Beginning on June 3, 2022, the Town of Erie will reinstate the requirement for yearly renewals of all licenses for businesses operating in the Town and will collect a nominal fee. The Board of Trustees approved this change to the Erie Municipal Code at a ...

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

Building Safety Month - Week 1

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Week One - Energy and Innovation

Safety and sustainability relies on action at the individual and community level. The building safety industry is focused on creating safe & sustainable construction by addressing the key areas of energy efficiency, bui...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

WCR 5 Improvement Project Phase 2 Begins May 4

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Beginning Wednesday, May 4, the Town of Erie will move into Phase 2 of the WCR 5 Improvements Project. As a reminder, this project started in the summer of 2021 with utility work in and around the roadway, Phase 1 of the project this year began on March 1...

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Posted on: November 9, 2020

Development Map

Development Map

Search on an interactive app to discover the various land-use applications the Town of Erie's Planning and Development!

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Posted on: October 5, 2020

Nine Mile Corner - Coming Soon!

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On September 22, The Board of Trustees and Town of Erie Urban Renewal Authority Commissioners approved the transfer of land for the Nine Mile Corner development with Evergreen Development.

 

On September 30, Lowes Home Improvement formally closed o...

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

Subscribe to Our Parks & Recreation Newsletter

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Posted on: April 8, 2022

Erie Parks & Recreation | Summer 2022 Program Guide

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The summer 2022 guide is here! This guide covers programs, activities and special events from May 1- August 31 and is packed with fun new activities including disc golf camp and the Schofield Farm project, as well as returning favorites like Touch-A-Truck...

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

Parks & Recreation Projects

Community Spotlight - Park Projects

The Parks & Recreation Department is responsible for overseeing a variety of projects within the Town of Erie. These projects include: open space management; playground design, redevelopment, or replacement; recreation facilities; trail connectivity; ...

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Know Your Property Line

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The Park & Recreation Department seeks to be a good neighbor to adjacent property owners and at the same time protect Town-owned and maintained properties from encroachment. Procedures are in place to guard against encroachment, and the following are ...

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

Emerald Ash Borer

Community Spotlight - EAB

EAB was found in Erie in 2021. As of 2022, EAB is presumed present in low levels throughout Erie. EAB populations will exponentially increase in Erie until all Ash trees are either dead or protected with a pesticide.

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News Flash

Posted on: May 24, 2022

Town of Erie to Restart Business License Yearly Renewals

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Beginning on June 3, 2022, the Town of Erie will reinstate the requirement for yearly renewals of all licenses for businesses operating in the Town and will collect a nominal fee. The Board of Trustees approved this change to the Erie Municipal Code at a ...

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Posted on: May 24, 2022

Boy Scouts Remember Fallen Soldiers this Memorial Day

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Erie’s Hometown Boy Scout Troop 62 will host a Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 30 from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Troop members will read the Presidential Proclamation for Memorial Day, then take turns readi...

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Posted on: May 17, 2022

Water Wise - Slow the Flow

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Similar to your car, sprinkler systems need an occasional checkup to ensure they’re watering your lawn as efficiently as possible. Get your system checked with a FREE Slow the Flow sprinkler evaluation provided by the Town of Erie and Resource C...

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Posted on: May 25, 2022

Pool and Spa safety

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In the United States, every year more than 284 children under the age of five drown in swimming pools and more than 5,100 children seek medical treatment for pool-related accidents – mostly in backyard pools, according to the U.S. Consumer Produ...

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Posted on: May 23, 2022

Water Issues and Safety

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It's the last week of #BuildingSafety365 month! This week, we are focused on Water Issues and Safety. Read more at www.erieco.gov/1996 #eriecolorado

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Posted on: May 20, 2022

Ten Safety Tips for your home

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The International Codes Council has created a brochure to help prepare you and your family for any disaster. Ten safety tips for your home and family https://cdn-www-v2.iccsafe.org/wp-content/uploads/BSM_Disaster_Prep_Brochure_lores.pdf  #Buildin...

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

Disaster Preparedness Week

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Visit the Erie Planning Page for disaster mitigation tips. www.erieco.gov/1996 #BuildingSafety365 #eriecolorado

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

Disaster Preparedness Tips

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 First, Ten Tips for home disaster mitigation https://www.iccsafe.org/wp-content/uploads/BSM_10_Disaster_Safety_Tips.pdf

 You can also find lots of tips and good information on the READYColorado website dhsem.colorado.gov/info-center/read...

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Posted on: May 13, 2022

What needs a permit?

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The Planning Department of Erie has a list of projects that usually require a permit and can answer any questions you may have. www.erieco.gov/1534 #BuildingSafety365 #eriecolorado

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

Ten Tips for Green and Sustainable Buildings

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 Sustainability is essential to care for our world's finite resources. Here are Ten Tips For Green And Sustainable Buildings - https://cdn-www-v2.iccsafe.org/wp-content/uploads/BSM_10_Green_Safety_Tips.pdf @BuildingSafety365 #er...

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Building Safety Month - Week 2

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Visit the Planning & Development webpage to see a list of the many careers available in the building safety industry. www.erieco.gov/1996 #BuildingSafety365 #eriecolorado

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Posted on: May 6, 2022

Ten Safety Tips for Gas Appliances

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Do you know all the safest ways to take care of gas appliances? Check it out at www.erieco.gov/1996 #BuildingSafety365 #eriecolorado #BuildingSafetyMonth #appliancesafety

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Posted on: April 29, 2022

Downtown Revitalization Grant – Lucille’s Creole Café

The Town is getting excited for Lucille’s Creole Café, located at 554 Briggs St., to open in May. Lucille’s will serve authentic creole-style breakfast and lunch and will feature a New Orleans style outdoor patio with seatin...

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Posted on: April 29, 2022

WCR 5 Improvement Project Phase 2 Begins May 4

Beginning Wednesday, May 4, the Town of Erie will move into Phase 2 of the WCR 5 Improvements Project. As a reminder, this project started in the summer of 2021 with utility work in and around the roadway, Phase 1 of the project this year began on March 1...

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Posted on: April 29, 2022

The Facts About Open Space Fire Mitigation

The Parks & Recreation Department utilizes several strategies to implement sustainable, natural resource stewardship. The health of the resource and public safety are key goals of developing management strategies for individual properties.

The Myth

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Posted on: April 21, 2022

Respect for Law Enforcement Contest

Respect for Law Poster Contest

The Optimist Club of Erie has announced the details of the 2022 ‘Respect for Law’ poster contest. The contest is open to elementary school-age children (K-8) who attend Erie elementary schools. Entry forms are available at the elementa...

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Posted on: March 3, 2022

Hot Off the Press! EPD Annual Report

2021 PD Annual Report

The Erie Police Department recently released the 2021 Annual Report. In this edition, Chief Stewart celebrates accomplishments, captures crime statistics, and shares other relevant data of the year. View the Annual Report, and archives on the webpage.

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Posted on: December 27, 2021

A Call to Action

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A Call to Action Have kids? Weapons? Social Media? 

Each year in the United States, nearly 350 children ages 17 and under gain access to a firearm and shoot themselves or someone else. Every year, nearly 700 children die by suicide with a...

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Posted on: December 20, 2021

Happy Holidays

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The Town of Erie would like to wish you and your family a safe and happy holiday season! Town of Erie facilities and services will be closed on Thursday, Dec. 23 and Friday, Dec. 24, as well as Thursday, Dec. 30, and Friday, Dec. 31. Check out the Erie Co...

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Posted on: December 20, 2021

Candidate Information Meeting

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The Town Clerk's Office has scheduled an informational meeting for candidates interested in running for the Board of Trustees. The meeting will be held in person on Monday, Jan. 3, 2022, at 6:30 p.m. in the Board Room at Town Hall. This meeting i...

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Posted on: December 20, 2021

Operation Santa

Giving Tree - Operation Santa

The Chairperson of Operation Santa, Bea Lease, and her elves partnered with the Erie Police Department and other local businesses to fill five truckloads of gifts delivered to 106 local children and 42 families. According to one of Santa's reinde...

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Posted on: December 20, 2021

Holiday Zero Waste and Tree Recycling

Holiday Recycling Guide

The Sustainability Team has prepared a Holiday Zero Waste Guide packed with ways for residents to make wise choices this season. Residents may drop off trees at the Erie Recycling Center, free of charge, for proper disposal. Please be sure to rem...

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Posted on: December 20, 2021

Art Contest Winners

Art Contest Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the first Boulder St. Vrain Watershed Art Contest! Students created artwork showing how water connects everyone in the Boulder St. Vrain Watershed. To see all of the winning submissions, visit https://keepitclean...

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Posted on: December 20, 2021

CDPHE Holiday Guidance

CDPHE HOliday Guidance

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has prepared basic public health protocols to consider before and during a gathering to celebrate safely. Remind guests to stay home if they have COVID-19 symptoms, are positive for COVID-19, or hav...

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Posted on: December 14, 2021

Groundbreaking: Coal Creek Park

Coal Creek Park Ground Breaking

Coal Creek Park is the oldest park in our system, platted in 1885, and has become the de facto hub of Downtown Erie yet has not grown along with the community. Join Parks & Recreation Department staff as we officially break ground on the Coal Creek Pa...

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Posted on: December 14, 2021

Interim Trustee Selected

Justin Brooks

The Board of Trustees selected Erie resident Justin Brooks to fill the vacant seat of Trustee Bill Gippe who resigned in late October. Brooks, the Incoming Trustee, will be officially sworn in by the Board of Trustees during the Dec. 14 regular meeting. H...

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Posted on: December 14, 2021

Holiday Sustainability Tips

Holiday Sustainability Tips

It's no surprise that we generate more waste with wrapping and packaging and use more electricity on lights during the holidays. The Sustainability Advisory Board has prepared some tips to help reduce our environmental footprint this hol...

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Posted on: December 14, 2021

Thursday Active Adult Lunches

Active Adults Lunch

Did you know the Erie Active Adult program hosts a lunch program every Thursday (except holidays) at the Erie Community Center? It is a great time to meet new friends, get involved, eat a nutritious meal -and leave the dishes afterward! Good news - entert...

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Posted on: December 14, 2021

Isolate or Quarantine?

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Boulder County Public Health has prepared guidance, based on vaccination status, for those not feeling well. The graphic details isolation and quarantine options based on the last known exposure dates and optimal times to test if asymptomatic. If you have...

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Posted on: December 14, 2021

EVs Made Easy: Two-Part Classroom

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On Dec. 15 and 16, consumers can attend a two-part electric vehicle (EV) classroom series via Zoom. These events, coordinated by Northern Colorado Clean Cities (NCCC), GRID Alternatives Colorado, and Xcel Energy, intend to provide a unique opportunity for...

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Posted on: December 7, 2021

Winter/Spring Program Guide Now Available

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Hot off the press! The Winter/Spring guide is full of fun new activities, including cupcake decorating and spring youth football, as well as returning favorites like Camp Erie, the Strider Bike Derby, and Active Adult Day Trips! Pick up your copy...

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Posted on: December 7, 2021

Erie Community Center SLAY BELLS Annual Pass Sale

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While you’re out there slaying your lengthy holiday gift list, don’t forget to grab your membership passes! The Erie Community Center is thrilled to announce our SLAY BELLS Annual Pass Sale! This sale will be in effect through the enti...

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Posted on: December 7, 2021

String Light Recycling

String Lights Recycling

Did you know that the Town of Erie partners with Eco-Cycle CHaRM to accept old incandescent string lights for free as scrap metal? Roll them into a tight ball and bring them to 6400 Arapahoe Road in Boulder. Then, consider making the switch and i...

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Posted on: December 7, 2021

Still Time! H2o Rebates

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Town of Erie water efficiency rebates are still doubled through the year! Check out the Town's rebate offerings here (www.erieco.gov/574/Water-Efficiency-Rebates). Double rebates are only for purchases made after the start of the promotional peri...

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Posted on: December 7, 2021

Board Positions: Boulder County

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Boulder County is seeking volunteers who would like to voice their opinions and help guide decisions on matters ranging from community corrections to community and work programs. The county is recruiting residents for 34 open positions on advisory boards ...

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Posted on: December 7, 2021

Rental Assistance: Weld County

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Weld County continues to process requests for Emergency Rental Assistance. To date, more than 3,100 requests have been processed, and more than $7.5 M has been approved to assist renters in Weld County impacted by COVID-19. Learn more about how Weld Count...

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Posted on: December 2, 2021

April 5 Town of Erie Municipal Election

April 5 Municipal Election

During the April 5, 2022 Town of Erie Municipal Election, registered voters in Erie will be electing a Mayor and three Trustees. The Mayor will be elected to serve a two-year term, and three Trustees will be elected to serve four-year terms. Information o...

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Posted on: December 2, 2021

Headed West?

Level 1 Fire Restrictions

In preparation for ventures into mountainous and forested areas, county and city governments, Sheriff's Office, and the U.S. Forest Service advise a quick peek at any fire restrictions you may be recreating. Beginning on Nov. 30, the Boulder Coun...

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Posted on: December 2, 2021

What We Heard: County Line Road

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You were asked to provide your input and you did! The firm collecting survey submissions for the County Line Road projects has uploaded responses for your viewing on the 'What We Heard' project webpage. The same project page wil...

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Posted on: December 2, 2021

I-25 Erie Gateway Site

I25 Gateway

The I-25 Gateway will serve as a community gathering point for Erie residents, work commuters, and daytime visitors. The Economic Development Department intends to develop a vibrant, sustainable, urban, mixed-use, and transit-oriented development&hell...

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Posted on: December 2, 2021

There's an App!

Erie Submit Video Screenshot

Erie has an app for submitting real-time, location-based information directly to Town Staff! Download the Erie Submit mobile app to report non-emergency issues like graffiti, abandoned vehicles, sidewalk damage, and more. You'll also see a map th...

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Posted on: November 22, 2021

Thanksgiving Safety

Thanksgiving Safety

Cooking-related fires are the number one cause of home fires and home fire injuries, and 47% of them start as the result of cooking equipment left unattended, according to the National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA). "Never leave a burner unatten...

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Posted on: November 22, 2021

Parade of Lights

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The Erie Chamber of Commerce is looking forward to this years' annual Parade of Lights! Join in for a dazzling parade as it travels through Downtown Erie (Briggs and Moffat streets) on Dec. 3. Come early for choir singing, free carriage rides, vi...

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Posted on: November 22, 2021

Operation Santa

Operation Santa Erie Optimist Club

The Optimist Club of Erie is again inviting residents of Erie to participant in 'Operation Santa'. Giving Trees are located throughout Erie, including the Erie Police Department (1000 Telleen) and the Erie Community Center (450 Powers St...

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Posted on: November 22, 2021

Indigenous Peoples' Month

Indigenous Peoples Month

November is Indigenous Peoples' Month.  In recognition, the Native Land Digital group created a tool that displays approximate historical territories of different sovereign Indigenous nations across the globe—not just the Unite...

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Posted on: November 22, 2021

Shop Small Saturday

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Small Business Saturday (Saturday, Nov. 27) is a day dedicated to supporting local small businesses and strengthening and celebrating communities across the country. It serves as the ceremonial kickoff to the holiday shopping season for small businesses a...

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Posted on: November 15, 2021

Budget Adopted

2022 Budget

The Board of Trustees adopted the 2022 budget on Nov. 9. A few highlights: 

  • The 2022 General Fund reflects a surplus of approximately $10,000, compared to a 2021 projected use of fund balance of $7.7 million. 
  • Total General Fund revenues a...
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Posted on: November 8, 2021

Bonanza Drive Lane Closure

Traffic Advisory

On Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021, McCauley Constructors will be pouring concrete for the sidewalk expansion along Bonanza Drive, as part of the Vista Ridge Filing 6 Improvements project.This work is expected to last four days.The construction will involve the clo...

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Posted on: November 15, 2021

How The Town assesses trail Conditions

Are you a user of the Erie Singletrack Trails at Sunset Open Space and curious how we plan to address inclement weather in the coming months? We have closure protocols in place to assist with just that! 

  • Peak Usage Months (March-Nov.) - S...
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Posted on: November 8, 2021

Erie Ice Rink Opens Nov. 19

Erie Ice Rink

In partnership with The Recess Factory, The Town of Erie is thrilled to announce the return of the Erie Ice Rink (130 Wells Street) on Friday, Nov. 19. So get your winter gear ready. Hours vary, and private, hourly rental is available. For hours, fees, an...

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Posted on: November 8, 2021

Open Seat: Board of Trustees

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The Board of Trustees invites interested residents to apply for an open seat on the Board to complete the term of a vacancy through April 26, 2022. The Board will select an appointee to be sworn in during the Board's Dec. 14 meeting. Applicants m...

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Posted on: November 8, 2021

Student of a Veteran Scholarship

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The Erie High School Education Foundation will be accepting applications for scholarships on Dec. 1, 2021, to be awarded to a dependent of a disabled veteran. In its third year of awarding a like-minded scholarship, the Foundation intends to honor the Vet...

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Posted on: November 8, 2021

Local Restaurants Featured in Best Of Awards

Best of Boulder

Congratulations to Piripi and 24 Carrot Bistro for the recognition in Boulder Weekly's Best Of lists. We aren't surprised, but we are proud to have them in Erie! Follow the link and see all th...

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Posted on: November 8, 2021

America Recycles Day is Nov. 15

Recycling Myths

America Recycles Day is Nov. 15. We want to be a part of the movement. There are a lot of misleading myths about recycling and composting, but when done correctly, these are some of the best ways to conserve resources and protect the environment!...

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Posted on: November 8, 2021

Erie Community Center Holiday Hours

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Thursday, Nov. 11 | OPEN 5 a.m.- 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 25 | OPEN 6 a.m.- 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 26 | OPEN 5 a.m.- 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 24 | OPEN 6 a.m.- 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 25 | CLOSED Friday, Dec. 31 | OPEN 6 a....

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Posted on: October 27, 2021

County Line Road Design Project

County Line Road Design Project

The goal on County Line Road is to create a safe and low-stress environment for pedestrians, cyclists, and drivers between Telleen Avenue and Evans Street, with connections to recreational trails. The approach is to use experience from similar projects an...

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Posted on: November 2, 2021

Job Opportunities – Apply Today!

Construction Inspector

The Town of Erie employs more than 325 hard-working, dedicated, and talented individuals in an array of positions that serve our community. The employees in the Town play an essential role in making Erie what it is today and what it can be tomorrow&md...

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Posted on: November 2, 2021

SROs Recognized

Recognition from SVVSD - SRO Cadre

The Superintendent of St. Vrain Valley Schools, Don Haddad, acknowledged the Erie Police Department's School Resource cadre during the Oct. 27 board meeting for their "exemplary initiative that advances organizational performance, achievemen...

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Posted on: November 2, 2021

Myth Busters Electric Vehicle Event

Boulder County electric vehicles

Back by popular demand is another electric vehicle event! Join the Town on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021, from 4-7 p.m. at the Erie Community Center (450 Powers Street) to learn more about electric vehicles in cold climates and colder temperatures.

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Posted on: November 2, 2021

Street Light Outage?

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Street lights in Erie are owned and maintained by power companies. To submit a report, contact the appropriate power company. Typically, street lights on the Weld County side of Erie are maintained by United Power, and street lights on the Boulder County ...

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Posted on: November 2, 2021

Trail Conditions

Flood damage to Coal Creek Trail

Weather events with all their muddy and wet glory in Colorado can lead to unplanned closures. To stay in the know, consider subscribing to closure alerts to receive real-time updates via text or email. Visit the NotifyMe portal to select subscrip...

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Posted on: November 2, 2021

COVID Continues to Be Serious

COVID Update

High COVID transmission levels continue in Weld County, Boulder County and many counties throughout Colorado. This has resulted in 37 deaths last month in Weld County, at least 12 deaths in Boulder County, and to many Colorado hospitals being ful...

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Posted on: November 2, 2021

Hybrid BoT Meetings

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The Board of Trustees has resumed in-person/hybrid meetings. Statutory Boards (including Planning Commission, Urban Renewal Authority, and Board of Adjustments) can hold hybrid meetings in the Town Hall Board Room if they achieve an in-person quo...

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Posted on: November 2, 2021

Snow Season is Coming

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At the first sign of icy streets, the Fleet Division is ready to deploy. As with any snow season, some days will be much worse than others, but the first events afford new crew members the time to learn new routes and equipment functions. Less experienced...

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Posted on: October 28, 2021

What to do with leaves?

2021 LEAF COMPOSTING

Sending fallen leaves to the landfill creates methane – a powerful greenhouse gas. But composting leaves helps build healthy soils! So join other Erie residents in free leaf (and pumpkin) composting events at the Erie Recycling Center on Saturda...

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Posted on: October 27, 2021

FREE Dog Licenses

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That's right – dog licensing is now free to all Erie residents! The program, administered through the Erie Police Department, links owners to their dogs if they cannot find their way home. In Erie, every dog owner should have the animal...

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Posted on: October 27, 2021

Fresh Start Warrant Forgiveness

Fresh Start Flyer

The Boulder County District Attorney's Office is hosting a 'Fresh Start' event on Saturday, Nov. 6, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Boulder County Justice Center (1777 6th Street, Boulder). Individuals with warrants in qualifying cases will speak with repres...

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Posted on: October 27, 2021

New Service Kiosk at Town Hall

Service Kiosk at Town Hall

Visitors to Town Hall may now access online services from a kiosk on the main floor of the Town Hall building located at 645 Holbrook Street. Visitors may apply for any permit, pay invoices and utility bills, submit records requests, and more! The kiosk i...

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Posted on: October 25, 2021

Austin Avenue Lane Closures

AustinAve Detour from County Line Road

On Saturday, Oct. 30, Wagner Construction is repairing pavement and will close lanes on Austin Avenue (both east and west of County Line Road), as well as an intersection closure at Mason and Austin Avenue.

For more information, visit the Cone Zone Alert.

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Posted on: October 12, 2021

Metro District Policy Listening Session

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The Board of Trustees is considering adopting a policy to act as a guide for the Board’s consideration of Metropolitan (Metro) District Service Plans. 
Metro Districts are often proposed by developers as a way to help finance new development. This...
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Posted on: October 12, 2021

Where Should Voter Service Centers Be Located?

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The Boulder County Elections Division is conducting outreach to learn where residents believe voter service centers, polling centers, and 24-hour mail ballot boxes should be located for the 2022 General Election. If you have ideas about the best places fo...

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Posted on: October 12, 2021

Real-time Air Monitoring Dashboard

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The Public Data Portal is now available to view information from the Town’s new air quality monitoring stations operated by Ajax Analytics and Colorado State University. The stations were deployed in phases this summer near oil and gas well pads...

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Posted on: October 12, 2021

Fall Tree Incentives

Tree Incentive Program

The Residential Tree Rebate Program and the New Home Tree Incentive Program are open for the fall planting season!

  • Tree Rebate Program: Residents are eligible to receive up to a $150 utility bill credit with proof of a qualifying tree purchase!
  • New Build Tr...
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Posted on: October 12, 2021

Fully Vaccinated Verification Program

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Businesses, facilities, and events can voluntarily become approved as a Fully Vaccinated Facility/Event, which would allow individuals within the approved indoor space to remove their masks. As an example of how this could work, our very own Erie...

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Posted on: October 6, 2021

Erie Litter Pickup (and Pizza) at Reliance Park

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Join Eco-Cycle for a community clean-up starting at Reliance Park, and help pick up litter along Coal Creek! Litter gets washed into waterways through rain and weather, so by focusing on Coal Creek we are keeping plastic litter from further breaking down ...

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Posted on: October 6, 2021

Erie EV Showcase & Ride and Drive Event

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Don't be spooked by EV range! Put on your costume, bring your electric vehicle and stop by the Erie Community Center to see why everyone is so excited about electric vehicles in Erie! Free tacos and candy to charge-up for Boo on Briggs Street...W...

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Posted on: October 5, 2021

Colliers, WCR 10 and Horizon Ave. Single-lane Closures

Colliers Lane Closures

Beginning Thursday, Oct. 7, Brannan Asphalt will begin asphalt work on Colliers Blvd. from Mt. Pleasant Cemetery north to WCR10, Horizon Ave. from Colliers Pkwy north to Weld County Road 10, and Weld County Road 10 from Colliers Blvd east to Weld County R...

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Posted on: October 5, 2021

Protect Waterways this Fall

Protect waterways this fall

Fall has officially arrived! Not only will the leaves be changing - so will our lawn care practices. You might be surprised to know that fall can be a critical time for yard care. Lawns that are healthy and well-tended will look better come spring and are...

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Posted on: October 5, 2021

ONE Committee

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The Organizing Neighborhoods of Erie committee was established in 2019 to provide opportunities for communication between the Board of Trustees and representatives of neighborhoods. The quarterly meetings also allow communities to share interests and conc...

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Posted on: October 1, 2021

Police Officer Cadet Blog

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Police Officer Cadet BlogThe Erie Police Department is pleased to introduce the first-ever Police Officer Cadet, Ronnie Oliver! Oliver began the Red Rocks Community College's Law Enforcement Academy, in Lakewood on Aug. 9. The 18-week academy wil...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: October 1, 2021

Clean Air Champions

Clean Air Champions

On Sept. 10, the Regional Air Quality Council presented Erie's Sustainability team with a Clean Air Champions award for progress in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and improvements to monitoring local air quality. The recognition included the o...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: October 1, 2021

What About Wetlands?

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What would make Erie Wetlands special to you? The Town of Erie is engaging in a public outreach effort to discover how likely residents are to visit a wetlands area and what sort of designs or amenities might be desirable. Learn more about this lagoon-to-...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: September 24, 2021

WCR 5 Lane Closures between WCR 10 and Soaring Heights

WCR 5 Lane Closures Sept. 30

On Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021, as part of the continuing WCR5 improvements, IHC Scott will begin water line construction in the WCR 5 & WCR 10 intersection and then head south on WCR 5 to the Soaring Heights north entrance. This work will require a sing...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: September 21, 2021

Fire Prevention Week

Fire Prevention Week

As Fire Prevention Week approaches (Oct. 3-9), Mountain View Fire Rescue is reminding residents to Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety. Teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association—the official sponsor of Fire Prevention Week for more th...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: September 21, 2021

Art Contest

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The Keep it Clean Partnership is hosting a free art contest for students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Students can enter one piece of two-dimensional art for the chance to win art supplies and gift cards, and for their art to be featured on a new w...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: September 21, 2021

Government Alliance on Race and Equity

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The Town of Erie is officially a member of the Government Alliance on Race and Equity (GARE)! As the largest alliance on this topic across the U.S. and globally, GARE is a national government network working to achieve racial equity and advance opportunit...

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Posted on: September 21, 2021

Tails and Ales

Tails and Ales

Raise the woof and have a paw-some time with your furry friend(s) and family! This FREE event at The Boneyard is suitable for all ages (food and beverage at an additional cost). Entertainment provided by Pandas and People, please bring a seat to enjoy the...

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Posted on: September 21, 2021

What is Recyclable?

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Confusion around the question of "what is recyclable?" can be a big hurdle for many of us! Whether you're recycling through a curbside recycling program or dropping off your recyclables at the Erie Drop Off Center, check out these&n...

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Posted on: September 21, 2021

Pickleball Official Opening

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Columbine Mine Park (1936 Skyline Dr.) is now outdoor pickleball ready! Four designated courts are available for drop-in play from sunrise to sunset, daily. To view the outdoor court calendar, read court rules and regulations, and learn about the other pi...

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Posted on: September 21, 2021

Disc Golf Parking Lot Closure

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On Monday, Sept. 27, work will begin on the Coal Creek Disc Golf Course Parking Expansion Project, which will result in a full closure of the disc golf parking area and Coal Creek Trail trailhead. The contractor, Happel, reports that work should be comple...

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Posted on: September 21, 2021

Take a Tour of Erie Community Park Progress

Erie Community Park Tours

Curious about the construction progress at Erie Community Park? Sign up for a tour with Luke Bolinger, Special Projects Manager. Tours will meet in the library parking lot and are available on Sept. 25, Oct. 16, and Nov. 13 from 9-10 a.m. Closed-toed shoe...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: September 14, 2021

Free Landfill Voucher Available Until Sept. 18

Clean-up Event

Residents - don't forget to register for a voucher (one per household) for free access to the landfill through Sept. 18 during hours of operation (6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday - Friday and 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays; closed on Sundays and holidays)...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: September 14, 2021

Welcome Economic Development Director

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Welcome to Julian Jacquin, the Town's new Economic Development Director! And just in time for National Small Business Week (Sept. 13-15). Julian is looking forward to working with all businesses in Erie, big and small. Did you know more than half...

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Posted on: September 14, 2021

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

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Have you heard? The Town of Erie has new Chargepoint EV chargers! The newly installed EV charging stations were used more than 70 times in the first month, equating to nine trees planted and reducing greenhouse gas emissions for 10 years!&nbs...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: September 14, 2021

Building a Recovery Survey

Boulder County Recovery Survey

Like many other local governments, Boulder County has received funding from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) to help respond to community needs that arose from the pandemic, address its economic fallout, and lay the foundation for a strong and equitabl...

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Posted on: September 6, 2021

Indoor Air Quality

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It's no secret: the air quality is bad in Colorado this summer. Since May 31, the state has issued more than 60 Ozone Action Day alerts – the most in a single year since record-keeping began a decade ago. There was one day in August whe...

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Posted on: September 14, 2021

Volunteers Needed: November Composting Event

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The Sustainability Advisory Board is seeking volunteers interested in donating their time to another successful composing event, on either Nov. 6 or Nov. 14 – or both! If interested, please visit www.erieco.gov/Composting to sign up and...

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Posted on: September 14, 2021

Emergency Preparedness Class

Emergency Preparedness Class

Are you curious about how best to prepare you and your family for an emergency or disaster? If so, the Erie Police Department's 4-hour Emergency Preparedness Class is just what you've been seeking! In this class, participants wi...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: September 14, 2021

Erie Biscuit Day

Biscuit Day

The Erie Historical Society will host the 19th Annual Erie Biscuit Day on Saturday, Sept. 18, from 8 a.m. to noon in Downtown Erie along Briggs Street. Festivities include live music, craft booths, a cakewalk, raffle drawing, and of course, feature the fa...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: September 14, 2021

New Executive Director - Chamber of Commerce

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The Erie Chamber Board of Directors has welcomed Pat Vero as the new Executive Director of the Erie Chamber of Commerce. Pat joins the Town of Erie after many years at the Lafayette Chamber of Commerce and has lived in East Boulder County for 29 years. We...

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Posted on: September 14, 2021

Historic Walking Tour

Historic Walking Tour

The Historic Preservation Advisory Board invites you to stroll through Erie's rich history, in-person, or virtually by using a new story map tool. As additional historical information is gathered, it will be added to this walking tour that curren...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: September 14, 2021

Community Survey Results

Community Survey

The Board of Trustees were presented with the results of the 2021 Community Survey on Tuesday, Aug. 24. The National Research Center provided their findings and released an online dashboard to view the opinions of the representative sample and the open-to...

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Posted on: September 14, 2021

WCR 5 Upcoming Detours Near Erie Parkway

WCR 5 Detours

From Sept. 21, 2021, to Sept. 29, 2021, storm sewer work will continue in Weld County Road 5 near the intersection with Erie Parkway and head south on the eastbound side of WCR 5 as part of the Westerly Development improvements. Work will be completed no ...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: August 18, 2021

Landfill Voucher Clean-up Week: Sept. 11 - 18

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Landfill Voucher Clean-up Week: Sept. 11 - 18 Residents may register for a free voucher to drop off acceptable items at the Front Range Landfill at their convenience (and during operating hours) beginning Sept. 11 through Sept. 18. Grab your vouc...

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Posted on: August 18, 2021

Nine Mile Corner Development Update

Nine Mile Groundbreaking

Nine Mile Corner Development Update Nine Mile Corner, the 45-acre mixed-use development public-private partnership between the Town of Erie and Evergreen Development, continues to make progress on its private and public improvements, including th...

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Posted on: August 18, 2021

Briggs and Cheesman Resurfacing

Briggs and Cheesman

Briggs and Cheesman ResurfacingAs part of this year's street maintenance, the Public Works Department has scheduled the resurfacing of Briggs Street and Cheesman Street. The project will include asphalt patching, mill and overlay, and finally res...

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Posted on: August 18, 2021

Maintenance Week at the Erie Community Center

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Maintenance Week at the Erie Community CenterThe Erie Community Center will be CLOSED for one week from Monday, Aug. 30 - Monday, Sept. 6 for annual maintenance. The pool will be closed beginning Monday, Aug. 23. Staff will complete various projects, incl...

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Posted on: August 18, 2021

Small Business Due Diligence Workshops – Spanish Language

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Small Business Due Diligence Workshops – Spanish LanguageStarting a business is different from managing or working at a company. Before even opening your doors for the first time, there are many steps to take, such as permits, licenses, taxes, z...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: July 29, 2021

Save the Dates: Clean-up and Free Composting

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Save the Dates – Clean-up and Free Composting The Town's free landfill day in the Spring was a success! Special thanks to Front Range Landfill for accepting 712 vouchers for free drop-off and collecting food donations in the pr...

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Posted on: July 29, 2021

Fall Program Guide

Fall Guide

Fall Program GuideThe Parks & Recreation Department's Fall Program Guide will be available on Friday, July 30!  This guide is packed with fun new activities including Beginner Disc Golf, Fishing 101, and Nerf Blaster Birthday Party p...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: July 29, 2021

Water the Grass, Not the Sidewalk

Water the grass, not the sidewalk

Water the Grass, Not the SidewalkWhen water runs off grass, the products applied to lawns often end up in nearby streams and harm aquatic life. Water collects dirt and other pollutants on its way to storm drains, which flow directly to local waterways wit...

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Posted on: July 29, 2021

Vehicle Theft Prevention

Vehicle Theft

Vehicle Theft Prevention Did you know that July is Vehicle Theft Prevention Month? According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), more than 700,000 drivers fall victim to this costly crime each year. Just halfway through...

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Posted on: July 29, 2021

High Scores on Employee Opinion Survey

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High Scores on Employee Opinion SurveyIn a recent reveal of the bi-annual Employee Opinion Survey, Town leadership learned that despite a pandemic, Town of Erie employees ranked satisfaction higher than in 2019 with an overall score of 4.08. According to ...

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Posted on: July 29, 2021

Erie Makerspace Kick-off

Makerspace Kickoff Meeting

Erie Makerspace Kick-offThe Town of Erie Economic Development Department invites you to learn more about makerspaces, meet other makers, and engage with the Town to plan the future of makerspaces in Erie. The event kicks off with a site tour of Schofield ...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: July 21, 2021

Sinkhole: Erie Parkway CLOSED

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Erie Parkway will remain CLOSED to traffic in both directions throughout the evening of July 21 and into Thursday, July 22.

The Public Works Department reports that the cause of the sinkhole is a collapsed pipe. This 5-foot diameter pipe had rusted, become...

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Posted on: July 19, 2021

Parent Survey

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Parent Survey

Boulder County Public Health is asking parents to submit their thoughts on getting their child vaccinated. Please complete the parent survey by Sunday, Aug. 1.

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News & Announcements
Posted on: July 22, 2021

Drought Webinars

Colorado Climate Center

Drought WebinarsColorado Climate Center is hosting monthly drought webinars that will discuss the current drought depiction throughout the state. Presentations will include precipitation, temperature, snowpack, soils, streams, and reservoirs. To register,...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: July 21, 2021

4D's of Mosquito Mitigation

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4D's of Mosquito Mitigation "With a West Nile virus positive mosquito pool detected in Weld County last week, we suggest residents remember personal protection, whether at home or open spaces, and to avoid peak activity at dusk and dawn,&quo...

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Posted on: July 19, 2021

Street Maintenance

Streets

Street Maintenance It is Street Maintenance season in Erie! There is a flurry of activity to extend the service life of all 138.5 miles of roads in the summer from pothole filling and patching to crack fill, slurry seal, double chip seal, mill, o...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: July 20, 2021

National Night Out

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National Night Out The Police Popsicle Parade is returning in 2021! The Erie Police invite you to celebrate National Night Out. This nationwide event traditionally includes cookouts with games and activities- the Erie event will meet at parks acr...

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Posted on: July 19, 2021

SOLAWARE Signs at Thomas Reservoir

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SOLAWARE Signs at Thomas Reservoir The Parks and Recreation Department recently installed a SOLAWARE sign at Thomas Reservoir.  SOLAWARE signs inform community members of the effects of prolonged exposure to the sun. Each sign has a sola...

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Posted on: July 19, 2021

July is Smart Irrigation Month

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July is Smart Irrigation Month

The Town of Erie offers many programs and incentives to help you irrigate intelligently. From free sprinkler consultations to assistance in installing smart irrigation control clocks, Erie is here to help! 

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Posted on: July 19, 2021

Recycling Center Open 7 Days

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Recycling Center Open 7 Days The Erie Recycling Center has returned to 7-days per week operations between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.! Please make sure to continue only recycling accepted materials – no plastic bags or Styrofoam, and don&apos...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: June 16, 2021

Volunteers Needed: Tree and Sustainability Advisory Boards

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Volunteers Needed: Tree and Sustainability Advisory Boards

The Town of Erie Board of Trustees is seeking residents who are interested in volunteering their time in public service to the community by serving on various boards and commissions.
Town of Erie re...
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Posted on: June 11, 2021

Traffic Advisory: County Line Road Closure Hwy 7 - Arapahoe Road

County Line Road will be closed to traffic between Highway 7 and Arapahoe Road beginning June 28 through then end of summer...

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Posted on: June 10, 2021

Traffic Advisory: WCR 5 from Colliers Pkwy to WCR 10

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On Monday, June 14, 2021, as part of the RAW Waterline development work for the WCR5 Improvements, Scott Contracting will begin installing utilities in WCR 5. This work will require WCR5 to be fully closed day and night from Colliers Parkway north to WCR ...

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Posted on: June 7, 2021

Rebates: Water Efficiency

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Rebates: Water Efficiency

Did you know the Town offers utility bill rebates on fixtures or appliances that boost water efficiency? For example, receive up to $50 for high-efficiency washing machines, up to $50 each on two toilets, up to $10 each on two sho...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Police Podcast

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Police Podcast

The Volunteers in Police Services debuted their first podcast-like video last week that featured School Resource Officer Stephen Williams. The volunteers aim to have monthly candid conversations with the Erie Police Department about the issu...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Golf Carts

Golf Carts

Golf Carts

The Erie Police Department would like to take the opportunity to share some reminders about golf car safety. In Erie, residents may operate a golf car on certain streets, if the driver has a valid driver's license and is 21 years of age...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: June 4, 2021

Crack Sealing and Asphalt Paving - June - August

Beginning June 7, 2021, through August 2021 a Town of Erie contractor will begin to crack seal and asphalt patch in preparation for asphalt overlays for the Street Maintenance Project. The Project consists of asphalt overlays being applied to the followin...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: May 17, 2021

Celebrate Green Business and HOAs

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More than a dozen businesses and homeowner associations in Erie have completed the Green Certification!  Program leaders will award the recipients on Thursday, June 17, in the first Green Business & HOA Certification Ceremony. The ceremony wi...

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Posted on: May 17, 2021

Residential Tree Rebate Program

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Purchase a qualifying tree, and receive up to $150 utility bill credit through June 15! The tree must be an approved species and purchased from an approved nursery. For more details, resources, and to apply, visit www.erieco.gov/TreeRebate.

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News & Announcements
Posted on: May 17, 2021

Mosquito Mitigation

Mosquito Visuals

This summer, the Town of Erie is again contracting with VDCI to help residents ‘fight the bite' during mosquito season. This partnership helps keep active residents outside this summer while mitigating exposure to mosquitos' po...

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Posted on: May 17, 2021

Street Projects

Streets

With more than 138 miles of streets in Erie, the Public Works Department is continually working to repair and maintain roads with an estimated $4 million cost each year. Recently, the Board of Trustees approved a streets improvement plan that takes advant...

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Posted on: May 17, 2021

Safety Profile

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What if you could provide life-saving information to responders before an emergency? Now you can! The Erie Police Department is partnering with Smart911, a free service that allows residents to create a safety profile to aid first responders. The...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: May 14, 2021

June 1: Coal Creek Trail Closure: Parkdale Improvements

Coal Creek Trail

Beginning the week of June 1, 2021, work will begin near the Coal Creek Trail on the offsite sanitary sewer main for the Parkdale subdivision. This portion of the work is expected to last through the end of June 2021, weather permitting.Due to the trail b...

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Posted on: May 10, 2021

Poster Winners!

Respect for Law Poster Contest

Congratulations to the winners of the annual 'Respect for Law Poster Contest' held at Erie Elementary School, hosted by the Optimist Club of Erie. The second-place winner, Austin(3rd grade), depicted a litterer receiving education by an ...

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Posted on: May 10, 2021

40 Under 40 Recognition

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The Denver Business Journal recognized Erie's Mayor Jennifer Carroll as a member of the distinguished class of 2021: '40 Under 40'. The focus of this year's program was on volunteering. Mayor Carroll was selected for he...

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Posted on: May 17, 2021

Slow the Flow

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Slow the FlowThe Town of Erie is partnering with Resource Central to provide you with a FREE sprinkler inspection. The hour-long appointment could save you hundreds of dollars each year with thousands of gallons of water savings! On average, Town of Erie ...

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Posted on: May 7, 2021

Welcome New Deputy Town Administrator Melissa Wiley

The Town of Erie is pleased to welcome Melissa Wiley in the position of Deputy Town Administrator. Melissa’s first day with the Town was Monday, May 3. 

 Melissa rose to the top of a competitive application process which include...

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

Columbine Mine Park Irrigation Maintenance

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On Wednesday, May 5, 2021, Bee-Line Sprinkler Inc. began performing irrigation maintenance to Columbine Mine Park. The park will remain open for use and the affected area will be fenced off.Maintenance construction will occur Monday- Friday from ...

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

Coal Creek Trail: Now Open

Coal Creek Trail Closure

UPDATE: Coal Creek Trail is now open for use. Staff completed necessary repairs after recent flooding and the trail has been re-opened to the public as of Thursday, May 13.

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ORIGINAL MESSAGE: On Wednesday, May 5, 2021, Erie’s Coal Creek...

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Posted on: April 27, 2021

Seasonal Mud

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Spring and fall are known as transition seasons and come with a side effect of mud. Muddy trails and parks are not only annoying for your washing machine, but heavy use while the ground is muddy can cause major erosion and other environmental damage. The ...

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Posted on: April 27, 2021

Coexisting with Coyotes

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In the spring of each year, the Erie Police Department receives reports of coyotes. Coyote sightings are not new to Town, and these clever canids have readily adapted to our food and habitat-rich environments. As sightings begin to rise, please take a mom...

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Posted on: April 27, 2021

Community Survey

Community Survey

Some residents will receive an invitation to complete the official Community Survey in their mailbox next month. If you receive an invitation, you've been selected to participate in the random, statistically valid sample group. All residents will...

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Posted on: April 27, 2021

Traffic Advisory: County Line Road

Traffic Advisory County Line Road Araphoe Road and Hwy 7

On Thursday, April 29, the utility contractor for the Parkdale Development will begin constructing a new waterline in County Line Road. This work will be between Highway 7 and Arapahoe Road during daytime hours and is projected to last through th...

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Posted on: April 27, 2021

Traffic Advisory: 119th Street

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On Wednesday, April 28, the paving contractor for the Brennan by the Lake Development will begin road milling on 119th Street for a new asphalt overlay. This work will be south of the roundabout at Erie Parkway to approximately 600 feet south of Austin Av...

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Posted on: April 27, 2021

From Homes to Creeks

From your Home to the Creek square

Chemicals applied to lawns and gardens often end up in nearby creeks, harming aquatic life and causing excessive algae growth which can be harmful to pets and children. Thanks to the Keep it Clean Partnership, residents have access to resources for health...

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Posted on: April 12, 2021

Municipal Court Resumes In-Person

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Erie Municipal Court is resuming in-person court effective April 12, 2021. If you are scheduled for court on April 20, 2021 and plan on it being virtual and cannot attend in person, contact the Erie Municipal Court immediately at emc@erieco.gov or via pho...

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

Impacts to 111th Street – Nine Mile Minor Subdivision

111th Street

Update as of August 16:

Due to unforeseen conflicts with existing water and utility lines, ground water and soil mitigation, and severe weather, the progress on the sanitary sewer installation on 111th Street has been hampered and significantly slowed. The...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Unemployment Identity Scam

Unemployment Identity Scam With the rise in unemployment insurance claims associated with COVID-19 nationally, there has been a rise in fraudulent claims and other instances of fraud or identity theft.  If you receive a Reliacard debit c...

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

US 287 Bus Rapid Transit Public Meeting

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Join the Boulder County project team on April 14 at 6 p.m. for the second virtual public meeting to explore multi-modal improvements on US 287. Please register for the virtual meeting at boco.org/US287-April14. This study focuses on bus rapid tra...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Isabelle Road Temporary Closure

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Traffic Advisory: Isabelle Road Temporary Closures

The Town of Erie, with Boulder County and the Colorado Department of Transportation, is making safety improvements to the intersection of US 287 and Isabelle Road. The improvements require a complete closu...

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

COVID-19 Update

COVID Update

COVID-19 Update

Dial 3.0 The State implemented a new COVID-19 Dial Version 3.0. Boulder and Weld counties continue to be in Yellow, with increasing average cases recently. For more information on the Dial, go to COVID-19 dial | Colorado COVID-19 U...

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

New Jake Brake Ordinance

Jake Brake Ordinance

New Jake Brake Ordinance On Tuesday, March 23, the Board of Trustees passed ordinance 07-2021 that prohibits the use of engine compression or dynamic braking devices, also known commonly as 'Jake Brakes' within the Town of Erie. Town sta...

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

Virtual Arbor Day Celebration

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Virtual Arbor Day Celebration The Parks and Recreation Department, along with the Tree Board, is switching the Annual Arbor Day Celebration to a virtual format this year! To keep the celebration interactive, the Town Forester and Tree Board would...

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

Women of Erie Police Department

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Women of EPDTo close out the month of March, the Town offers a shout-out to the dedicated women of the Erie Police Department in honor of Women's History Month. View the interactive tool to learn more about each woman by visiting https://www.erie...

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Posted on: March 23, 2021

In Support of Boulder

In Support of Boulder

We write in anguish at yesterday’s violence and the senseless deaths. Our hearts are with the families of the victims and the survivors of the shooting in Boulder. In the midst of this horrific tragedy, we also express our deepest gra...

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Posted on: March 23, 2021

Let’s Talk About Home Rule

Home Rule

Let’s Talk About Home RuleHome Rule is a form of local government based on a charter written and enacted by residents rather than a form based only on what is allowed by state statute. The Town of Erie is currently a statutory town. Home Rule is...

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Posted on: March 23, 2021

Thank you Sara Wise

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Sarah Wise Retirement With multiple decades of service to the Town, of stewarding its history, and family roots in Erie that go back to 1886, the Town of Erie wishes to express its appreciation to Sarah Wise for her lifetime of dedication as she ...

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Posted on: March 23, 2021

Design the Country Fields Playground

New Playground Loading - Country Fields

Design the Country Fields PlaygroundThe playground equipment at Country Fields park in the Country Fields neighborhood is due for a refresh. The Parks and Recreation Division is seeking youth park connoisseurs to submit ideas! Attend a virtual design work...

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Posted on: March 23, 2021

State of Town

State of the Town 2021

State of TownThe Erie Chamber of Commerce is hosting the annual State of the Town Address on Thursday, March 25 at 6 p.m. Mayor Jennifer Carroll will recap the unusual year the Town successfully navigated through in 2020 and share the upcoming goals and p...

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Posted on: March 23, 2021

We Grieve Together

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To our Erie family and the larger community – we grieve together. After a year of the unusual, the unprecedented, and the unbearable we are now dealing yet again with unspeakable tragedy right in our own backyard. The shooting in the City of Bou...

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Posted on: March 10, 2021

Reflecting on a Year of COVID-19

A Year of Covid

A Message From Town Administrator Malcolm Fleming: Reflecting on a Year of COVID-19
As I’m writing this there have been over 29 million cases and 525,000 deaths in the United States from the coronavirus. Those cases include nearly 4,000 Erie resi...
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News & Announcements
Posted on: March 9, 2021

Dave Stone Scholarship

scholarship

Dave Stone Scholarship The Erie Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications from graduating high school students for the Dave Stone Scholarship. The chamber will award two scholarships of $2,000 towards any university, college, or post-secondar...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: March 9, 2021

Youth-Focused Mental Health Training

Youth-Focused Mental Health Training Mental Health Partners has reached its goal in the "Be 1 of 4098" suicide prevention campaign and have now pledged to help 1,000 more. This campaign set the goal of training 4,098 people, which equal...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: March 9, 2021

Parks and Recreation Made the Cover

CPRA Cover

Parks and Recreation Made the CoverErie’s Parks and Recreation Department was featured on the cover of the Colorado Parks & Recreation Association Byline Magazine recognizing the ingenuity of Department staff during the COVID pandem...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: March 9, 2021

Police Youth Academy

Police Youth AcademyAre you a young person between the ages of 12 and 17 interested in experiencing how the Erie Police Department operates? The 2021 Youth Academy offers a sneak-peek into law enforcement on July 16 and 17. In the two-day, fun-filled acad...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: March 8, 2021

Stormwater Pollution

stormwater pollution

Stormwater Pollution When it rains, stormwater flows over pavements and other surfaces, picking up pollutants such as debris, vehicle spills, animal waste, fertilizers, and chemicals. These pollutants are carried in runoff from the land surface t...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: March 8, 2021

Women’s History Month Challenge

women history month challenge

Women’s History Month Challenge From scientists to historians, activists to writers, the breadth of women's remarkable achievements in history are commemorated this month. For inspiration on how to celebrate, see the W...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: March 8, 2021

Deadline Extended: Seeking Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Advisory Board Members

DEIAB vacancy

Seeking Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Advisory Board Members The Town of Erie is committed to equity and inclusion and welcomes diversity. To best support this commitment, the Erie Board of Trustees established a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusi...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: February 23, 2021

Water Efficiency and Drought Management Plans

Water Efficiency and Drought Management Plans

Water Efficiency and Drought Management Plans Town staff is inviting the public to read the Water Efficiency and Drought Management plans beginning March 15 and submit input by April 15, 2021. The Water Efficiency Plan includes updates to water s...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: February 22, 2021

Boulder County Proposed Compost Facility

Composting

Update:Boulder County withdrew their Application for Special Use for the proposed compost facility on Thursday, March 4. The Boulder County Commissioners directed their staff to continue looking for opportunities to support waste diversion and climate act...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: February 16, 2021

Erie Hires Director of Communications and Community Engagement

Gabi Rae, Director of Communications and Community Engagement

Erie Hires Director of Communications and Community Engagement

The Town of Erie would like to announce the addition of a Director of Communications & Community Engagement to the organization. This position was approved and funded by the Board of Truste...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: November 20, 2020

Level Red: Severe Risk

Dial 11.17.20 (5) Red

Due to an increase in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) will move Boulder County to Level Red: Severe Risk on Friday, November 20 at 5 p.m. and Weld County to Level Red: Severe Risk on Su...

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Additional Info... News & Announcements
Posted on: October 9, 2020

Arapahoe Road Utility Work

Nine Mile Corner webpage

Arapahoe Road Utility Work

 Construction is underway at the southeast corner of Highway 287 and Arapahoe Road for the Nine Mile development. Beginning Monday, October 19, the utility contractor will begin installing utilities. Motorist can expect ...

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News Release... News & Announcements

News Flash

Posted on: September 20, 2021

111th Street Closure for Sewer Line Install Beginning Sept. 24

111th map

The work on this phase is expected to last until Oct. 27, weather dependent.

The closure will be on 111th Street from just south of Dickens Street to the north side of Morris Court. Access for residents to the Arapahoe Ridge subdivisions will be at Morris ...

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Additional Info... Nine Mile Corner
Posted on: September 1, 2021

7 a.m. Start Time on 119th Street 9/2 & 9/3

On Wednesday, September 1, the Town Engineer has requested the contractor begin work at 7 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 2 and 7 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 3 to allow them to finish up the work in the road on 119th prior to Labor Day weekend. This will wrap up the wo...

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Nine Mile Corner
Posted on: August 12, 2021

Update - Nine Mile Corner Development

Nine Mile Corner webpage

Nine Mile Corner, the 45-acre mixed-use development public-private partnership between the Town of Erie and Evergreen Development, continues to make progress on its private and public improvements, including the widening of Arapahoe Road and improvements ...

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Nine Mile Corner
Posted on: October 9, 2020

Arapahoe Road Utility Work

Nine Mile Corner webpage

Arapahoe Road Utility Work

 Construction is underway at the southeast corner of Highway 287 and Arapahoe Road for the Nine Mile development. Beginning Monday, October 19, the utility contractor will begin installing utilities. Motorist can expect ...

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News Release... Nine Mile Corner

News Flash

Posted on: May 23, 2022

Buckle Up

Click It or Ticket

EPD is reminding residents of the importance of wearing a seat belt. The consequences of not wearing, or improperly wearing, a seat belt are clear:

  • Buckling up helps keep you safe and secure inside your vehicle, whereas not buckling up can result in being ...
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Police News
Posted on: May 19, 2022

Recognize this Person?

Attempt to Locate 5.16.2022

The Erie Police Department is attempting to locate an individual who was associated with a white or silver late 90s model Chevy Blazer that was in the area of Erie Parkway and Woodson Drive on Monday, May 16 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.
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Police News
Posted on: May 25, 2022

Flood Risk?

Flood Risk

To assess if your property is located in or near an area that has a high flood risk, or is near either a Federal Emergency Management Agency regulated floodplain or a local regulatory floodplain:

  1. Visit mhfd.org/floodmap
  2. Enter your address
  3. Higher flo...
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Police News
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Community Academy Success

community academy

Take it from attendee Jack Hollister who said:
"I recently completed the Community Members Academy at the EPD.  I would like to provide some feedback and would greatly appreciate it if you would share with the officers and other staff of the ...
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Police News
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Peace Officers Memorial Day

Peace Officers Memorial Day

Since the first recorded police death in 1786, there have been more than 23,000 law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty. In 2021, 23,229 names were engraved on the walls of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial. In 2022, 619 names wil...
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Police News
Posted on: May 20, 2022

Congrats to the Class of 2022

Graduation

The past few years have had more than their fair share of challenges, but you’re all persevered and made it to this special day. On behalf of Erie Police, congratulations to the Class of 2022. If you’re attending graduation parties thi...

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Police News
Posted on: May 17, 2022

Share the Road. Be Alert.

Motorcycle Safety

Motorists can help to make the road safer for motorcyclists.  

  • Provide motorcyclists with adequate room to maneuver. 
  • Leave at least a 3-4 second following distance. 
  • Allow extra maneuvering room in areas with potholes, pavement tr...
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Police News
Posted on: May 9, 2022

EPD Detective Featured on #GovPossible

GovPossible Campaign Shannon Crow

The EPD is pleased to share that Detective Shannon Crow was selected to be featured in the People of Public Service’s Gallery for Public Service Recognition Week (May 9-13). In remarking on her commendable dedication to the community, and when a...

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Police News
Posted on: April 28, 2022

Commander Haefele Honored by Rotary

Haefele and Andy Carter of Rotary

Last weekend, at their annual gala, Commander Mike Haefele was honored as a 2022 Community Star by Rotary International. The theme of the awards this year was ‘Service Above Self’. 

Commander Haefele is the longest-serving officer within the Erie ...

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Police News
Posted on: April 25, 2022

Now Hiring!

Cadet Vacancy

The Erie Police Department has a great opportunity for the right person or persons who wish to pursue a career in law enforcement and join a growing department and community.

We are looking for candidates to send to the Red Rocks Community College Law Enfo...

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Police News
Posted on: April 25, 2022

Is your kiddo ready to ride?

Child wearing a helmet while riding a Bicycle at Police Bike Rodeo safety course

Is your kiddo ready to ride? 
Only a few spots remain for the Bike Rodeo, hosted by the Erie Police Department. 
Officers will be conducting bike checks and helmet fittings and your kids will love taking runs on the safety (obstacle) cours...
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Police News
Posted on: April 26, 2022

Space is Limited: Police Youth Academy

Youth Academy Space Limited

Are you a young person between the ages of 12 and 17 who is interested in seeing how the Erie Police Department operates? Get a sneak peek inside your local law enforcement agency during this fun-filled, two-day academy for youth! This free event has a li...

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Police News
Posted on: April 19, 2022

Testing Outdoor Emergency Warning Sirens

Siren Testing

The Boulder County Office of Emergency Management will test the countywide emergency sirens beginning at 10 a.m. on Mon., May 2, and again at 7 p.m. Testing will repeat again on Jun. 6 and Aug. 1. If Boulder County experiences severe weather during the pl...

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Police News
Posted on: April 12, 2022

Ever Wondered Where Crime Occurs in Erie?

Crime Map

The Erie Police Department is pleased to present an interactive map to help visualize criminal activity by geography within the Town of Erie.  The Investigations Section provides property crime data (burglary, theft, and trespasses) quarterly for...
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View the map Police News
Posted on: March 31, 2022

EPD Places 50 Door Hangers a Month

Garage Doors

It's Saturday afternoon and you're vacuuming your car. The kids interrupt to get their bikes untangled and off they go. You pay no attention to the person strolling by your house. That person, you assumed is a neighbor, knows from experi...

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Police News
Posted on: March 29, 2022

Distraction Reaction

Distraction Reaction

On average, 42 crashes occur each day in Colorado due to distracted driving. The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), in partnership with the Mountain View Fire Department and the Erie Police Department, ask drivers to “Put down the pho...

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Police News
Posted on: March 7, 2022

FBI Warns of Scams

Scam Alert

The FBI is warning the public of ongoing widespread fraud schemes in which scammers impersonate law enforcement or government officials in attempts to extort money or steal personally identifiable information.

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Police News
Posted on: December 21, 2021

EPD Gifted Virtual Training Simulator

Ti Simulator

In recent years, the call for police reform has led to a need for more refined police training systems. In order to create a safe space for officers to train and learn from mistakes, several police departments around the country have adopted new technolog...

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Police News
Posted on: November 19, 2020

Emergency Go-Bags During COVID-19

COVID Go Bag Emergency Preparedness

We are going through a challenging time as we navigate the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic. COVID-19 is likely to be with us for a long while, and that is why we must prepare a little differently for other disasters which may affect our community. It ...

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News Release... Police News
Posted on: September 18, 2020

Escape Planning and Practice - Home Fire Safety

escape planning and practice

Escape Planning and Practice - Home Fire Safety

In a typical home fire, residents only have a few minutes to escape safely from the time the smoke alarm sounds. Escape planning and practice can help them make the most of the time they have, giving everyone...

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News Release... Police News
Posted on: June 8, 2020

Household Chemicals

Household Chemicals

Keep Your Family Safe from Household Chemicals

Chemicals you use in your home can be dangerous to your health and the environment. To keep your family safe, follow these safety tips when you use, store, or throw them out.

Use and Storage tips:

  • Follow the ins...
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Police News

News Flash

Posted on: August 17, 2021

Summer Water Tips

Summer Water Tips Sustainability Tips
Posted on: January 22, 2021

Crunching the Numbers

Leaf Composting Infographic Sustainability Tips