Awards

Town of Erie Awards


  • Wallet Hacks: 2016 Best Places to Raise a Family, September 1, 2016

  • Protection 1: The 15 Safest Cities in Colorado - #2, August 25, 2016

  • International City/County Management Association & National Research Center, Inc: Voice of the People Award, August 2016

  • Apartment Advisor: 23 Best Cities for Young Families - #2, June 17, 2016

  • Movoto: 10 Most Affordable Denver Suburbs - #10, June 1, 2016

  • SmartAsset: Healthiest Housing Markets in Colorado - #9, January 13, 2016

  • Safewise: The 20 Safest Cities in Colorado, 2015 - #6, November 23, 2015

  • Government Finance Officers Association: Award for Excellence in Financial Reporting - 2014

  • Downtown Colorado, Inc.: Governor’s Award for Downtown Excellence in the category of Best Adaptive Reuse or Rehabilitation, using the tool of a Town Urban Renewal Authority - "Firehouse to Brewpub", September 22, 2015
  • Westword: Ten Best Colorado Suburbs to Buy a House - #3, September 2015
  • City-County Communications & Marketing Association: SAVVY Award for Digital Interactive - Website, September 2015
  • City-County Communications & Marketing Association: Silver Circle Award for TV and Video – Education/Training (Inside Erie: Water Edition), September 2015
  • Money Magazine: One of the Best Places to Live in America - #13, August 2015
  • The Communicator Awards: Award of Distinction - Government Website, 2015
  • The Communicator Awards: Award of Distinction - Public Service Video - Inside Erie: Water, 2015
  • Only in Your State: 8 Safest And Most Peaceful Places To Live In Colorado - #1, August 2015
  • Movoto: 10 Most Affordable Denver Suburbs - #10, 2015
  • HomeSnacks: 10 Best Places to Live in Colorado - #8, 2015
  • Movoto: 10 Best Denver Suburbs for Families - #4, 2015
  • Movoto: 10 Best Denver Suburbs for Young Couples - #1, 2015
  • Movoto: 11 Best Denver Suburbs - #6 (tie), 2015
  • Value Penguin: 2015 Safest Places in Colorado - #6, May 2015
  • SafeWise: 100 Safest Cities in America - #63, 2015
  • NerdWallet: Best Places for Young Families in Colorado - #2, October 2014
  • Global Trade Magazine: "America's Best Cities for Global Trade" - Top 10 cities for Skilled Workforce, 2014
  • International Economic Development Council: Excellence in Economic Development Awards - Silver (populations less than 25,000), 2014
  • City-County Communications and Marketing Association: SAVVY Award for "Promotional Video (Population: 0 - 75,000)", 2014
  • Upstate Colorado Economic Development: Community Partner of the Year, 2014
  • Design-Build Institute of America Award: North Water Reclamation Facility, 2014
  • City-County Communications and Marketing Association: President's Award for Most Outstanding Marketing Program - "Erie Economic Development Mobile Application", 2013
  • City-County Communications and Marketing Association: SAVVY Award for "Most Innovative", 2013
  • City-County Communications and Marketing Association: SAVVY Award for "Marketing and Tools - Economic Development", 2013
  • City-County Communications and Marketing Association: Silver Circle Award for "Digital Interactive - Social Media", 2013
  • Rocky Mountain Water Environment Association: Best Tasting Water in the Rocky Mountain Region, 2013
  • National Recreation and Park Association: Gold Medal Award Winner for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management, 2013
  • National Recreation and Park Association: Gold Medal Finalist Award for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management, 2012
  • Commission for Accreditation for Park and Recreation Agencies: National Accreditation Award, 2012
  • Rocky Mountain Design-Build Institute of America: Water/Wastewater Project of the Year - North Water Reclamation Facility, 2012
  • Colorado American Public Works Association: Environmental Design Award -Erie Lake Screen Project, 2012
  • American Council of Engineering Companies: Engineering Excellence Honors Award - North Water Reclamation Facility, 2012
  • American Public Works Association Facilities Management and Maintenance Award: Leon A. Wurl Service Center, 2011
  • American Public Works Association Solid Waste Management and Operations Award: North Water Reclamation Facility, 2011
  • City-County Communications and Marketing Association: SAVVY Award of Excellence - Town of Erie Website, 2011 
  • The Communicator Awards: Silver Award of Distinction for Excellence in Website Design, 2011