Posted on: June 13, 2016

Town of Erie Summer 2016 Mosquito Control

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The Town of Erie has contracted with OtterTail Environmental, Inc. to provide the Town’s mosquito surveillance and control activities for the 2016 season.

OtterTail Environmental, Inc. services will include:

  • Routine inspections, larval control, ta...
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Posted on: September 2, 2016

Erie, Colorado Named One of the “Best Places to Raise a Family”

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Erie, Colorado was named one of the Best Places to Raise a Family in the U.S. by Wallet Hacks whose criteria placed an emphasis on towns with a historical and small town feel to them, good schools, plenty of things to do (especially outdoors), affordable ...

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Posted on: September 1, 2016

September/October Erie Edition Now Available!

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In this issue: Smart Meters; Letter from Mayor Harris; General Election Information; New Chief of Police; Fall Events and more!

View the complete September/October Erie Edition here.

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Posted on: August 5, 2016

Fall Guide Now Available!

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The Fall 2016 Program Guide is here! This guide covers programs, activities and special events from September 1 - December 31, 2016. Use our online interactive flipbook with program links that will take you directly to registration. You can also download ...

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Posted on: September 23, 2016

Erie Community Park North Parking Lot Construction

Beginning the week of September 26, 2016, a contractor will start construction of the new Erie Community Park parking lot, which will be located on the southeast corner of County Line Road and Maxwell Avenue. Construction will take approximately six to ei...Read on...

Posted on: September 16, 2016

Erie Parkway Pedestrian Trail Detour

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Beginning the week of September 19, 2016, the asphalt pedestrian trail immediately north of Erie Parkway, between Colliers Blvd/Bonanza Dr. and County Road 5 will be closed and removed due to accommodate the Erie Parkway expansion improvements.

The de...Read on...

Posted on: September 16, 2016

Erie Parkway Lane Shifts

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Beginning the week of September 19, 2016, lane shifts associated with the work on the Erie Parkway expansion improvements will be implemented from Bonanza Drive to Weld County Road 5. Traffic will be shifted to the newly constructed lanes on the south si...Read on...

Posted on: September 14, 2016

Coal Creek Trail Closure between State Highway 7 and Vista Parkway

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Beginning the week of September 19, 2016 through mid-March 2017, Coal Creek Trail between State Highway 7 and Vista Parkway will be closed for repairs.

The repairs will be to construct a flood wall, install a pumping system and install the pumping sy...Read on...

Posted on: August 26, 2016

Meadow Sweet Lane Utility Connections for New BVSD School

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On Monday, August 29, 2016, work is expected to begin on three waterline connections and a storm sewer connection on Meadow Sweet Lane between Flatiron Meadows Boulevard and Meadow View Parkway. These connections are part of the Boulder Valley K-8 School...Read on...

Posted on: August 8, 2016

Town Hall Main Entrance Temporarily Closed

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Beginning Wednesday, August 10, 2016 the south/main entrance to Town Hall will be closed to allow for work to begin on the Town Hall Remodel Project, all visitors will need to use the north entrance during construction. Work hours will be between 7:00 a....Read on...

Posted on: April 22, 2016

Erie Parkway Expansion Improvements

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Beginning the week of April 25, 2016, work will begin on Erie Parkway expansion improvements from Bonanza Drive to Weld County Road 5 as part of the Colliers Hill and Erie Highlands development construction. The project will construct an additional throu...

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Posted on: December 29, 2015

Erie Parkway Improvements

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ERIE, CO – Beginning the week of January 4, 2016, work will begin on Erie Parkway from Meadow View Parkway to North 111th Street as part of the Flatiron Meadows neighborhood construction. This work will include installation of a traffic signal at the Eri...

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Posted on: September 19, 2016

Erie joins Metro Denver EDC and Regional Partners in Hosting National Site Selection Conference

Nine national site selection consultants visited Metro Denver last week for a familiarization tour hosted by the Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation (Metro Denver EDC) and its economic development partners including the Town of Erie.
 

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Posted on: September 16, 2016

Erie Top 10 “Safest Places in Colorado”

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The Town of Erie has been rated the safest “large city” (populations greater than 20,000) in Colorado and the 9th safest city overall by ValuePenguin.

According to ValuePenguin, they analyzed the latest FBI Crime Report to determine the safest citie...Read on...

Posted on: September 14, 2016

Coal Creek Trail Closure between State Highway 7 and Vista Parkway

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Beginning the week of September 19, 2016 through mid-March 2017, Coal Creek Trail between State Highway 7 and Vista Parkway will be closed for repairs.

The repairs will be to construct a flood wall, install a pumping system and install the pumping sy...Read on...

Posted on: September 14, 2016

Erie Board of Trustees Action Items – September 13, 2016

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Boulder Community Health Medical Office Building & Urgent Care Facility Moves Forward – In response to a request from  Boulder Community Health (the applicant), the Board approved an ordinance on Second Reading which allows an “Urgent Care Facility” as a ...Read on...

Posted on: September 2, 2016

Erie, Colorado Named One of the “Best Places to Raise a Family”

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Erie, Colorado was named one of the Best Places to Raise a Family in the U.S. by Wallet Hacks whose criteria placed an emphasis on towns with a historical and small town feel to them, good schools, plenty of things to do (especially outdoors), affordable ...

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Posted on: September 1, 2016

September/October Erie Edition Now Available!

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In this issue:Smart Meters; Letter from Mayor Harris; General Election Information; New Chief of Police; Fall Events and more!

View the complete September/October Erie Edition here.

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Posted on: August 25, 2016

The Boneyard Grand Opening Event

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Thank you to everyone who stopped by to help us celebrate the Grand Opening of The Boneyard at Reliance Park on Wednesday, August 24th.  The Town of Erie would like to thank all of the sponsors and donors who helped make this park a possibility &...Read on...

Posted on: August 24, 2016

Erie Board of Trustees Action Items – August 23, 2016

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Board Approves Substantial Compliance for Schmidt Annexation – The Board approved a resolution of Substantial Compliance for the Schmidt Annexation Petition. The Schmidt property is approximately 90 acres in size and is located along the north side of Ja...Read on...

Posted on: August 17, 2016

Commander Kim Stewart to be Appointed Erie Chief of Police

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Town Administrator A.J. Krieger announced today that Erie Police Commander Kim Stewart will be appointed to serve as the Town’s next Chief of Police effective September 16, 2016.

“We are in the fortunate position to be able to draw from our experienced sen...

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Posted on: August 15, 2016

Learn More about Erie’s Utility Rates and Your Monthly Charges

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Want to learn more about the Town of Erie’s utility rates and your monthly charges through 2019? The Town has published a Utility Customer’s Guide to New Rate Fees to provide a quick and easy reference for Residential, Commercial, Irrigation and multi-Fam...
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Posted on: August 11, 2016

Back to School Safety Reminders!

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The Erie Police Department wants to take a minute and remind kids, parents and motorists to be careful as the new school year begins. There are several things to keep in mind:

  • Parents of younger children - talk with your children and remind them they ne...
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Posted on: August 10, 2016

Erie Chief of Police Marco Vasquez to Retire After 43 Years in Law Enforcement

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After more than forty-three years in law enforcement, Marco Vasquez announced his retirement and will be resigning from his position as Town of Erie Chief of Police effective Friday, August 12, 2016.

“Not only am I honored to have served as Erie’s Chief of...

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Posted on: August 10, 2016

Erie Board of Trustees Action Items – August 9, 2016

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Board Approves “Substantial Compliance” for Allan Farms Annexation – The Board approved a resolution of Substantial Compliance for the Allan Farms Annexation Petition. Allan Farms is approximately 79 acres in size and is located at the northeast corner o...Read on...

Posted on: August 8, 2016

Town Hall Main Entrance Temporarily Closed

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Beginning Wednesday, August 10, 2016 the south/main entrance to Town Hall will be closed to allow for work to begin on the Town Hall Remodel Project, all visitors will need to use the north entrance during construction. Work hours will be between 7:00 a....Read on...

Posted on: August 5, 2016

Town of Erie Wins “Voice of the People Award”

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The Town of Erie has been named a winner of the “Voice of the People Award” honoring Historic Downtown’s transformation into a family-friendly destination and recognizing residents’ high approval ratings for Downtown events and activities.

The Voice of the...

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Posted on: July 27, 2016

Slow the Flow Outdoor Irrigation Consultations Available through August

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The Town of Erie, in partnership with the nonprofit Center for ReSource Conservation, is offering a no cost Slow the Flow Water Consultation! If you have an in-ground sprinkler system, sign up today and take advantage of this opportunity to save money and...

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Posted on: July 27, 2016

Installation of Access Road at Nine Mile Corner

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On Thursday, July 28, 2016, demolition contractors for the Town of Erie will begin installation of the temporary access road at the Nine Mile Corner project site. Demolition of the property located at 504 Lucerne will begin as early as Friday, July 29, 2...

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Posted on: July 27, 2016

Erie Board of Trustees Action Items – July 26, 2016

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Board Approves Historic Landmark Designation for Erie Methodist Church – At the recommendation of the Town of Erie Historic Preservation Advisory Board (HPAB), the Board of Trustees approved the Historic Landmark Designation for Erie Methodist Church. E...

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Posted on: July 22, 2016

LAFAYETTE’S RACE TO LITIGATION: It’s Not About Open Space

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Rather than respond to the Town’s offer of a setback buffer between the Beacon Hill neighborhood and Nine Mile Corner, the City of Lafayette has instead filed a condemnation lawsuit with Boulder County District Court.  The lawsuit is an attempt by Lafayet...Read on...

Posted on: July 18, 2016

Letter from the Mayor: Nine Mile Corner’s True Community Purpose

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Last Friday the Town made an offer to the City of Lafayette to establish a setback buffer between the Beacon Hill neighborhood and Nine Mile Corner. While the setback issue directly affects only a few households, Nine Mile Corner’s true community purpose...

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Posted on: July 18, 2016

Soils Testing at Nine Mile Corner

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The Town of Erie would like to notify the public of soils testing activity scheduled to occur at the Nine Mile Corner project site.

SOILS TESTING: Evergreen Devco, Inc., the Town of Erie’s development partner for Nine Mile Corner, has informed the Town tha...

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Posted on: July 15, 2016

Erie Offers Setback Buffer between Nine Mile Corner and Beacon Hill

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The Town of Erie is making public our offer to the City of Lafayette for establishment of a setback buffer between the Beacon Hill neighborhood and the Nine Mile Corner mixed-use (commercial/retail) development located at the southeast corner of Highway 2...

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Posted on: July 14, 2016

Demolition and Access Road Installation at Nine Mile Corner

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The Town of Erie would like to notify the public of current demolition activity at the Nine Mile Corner project site.

DEMOLITION: In advance of demolition of properties located at the Nine Mile Corner project site, contractors for the Town have begun asbes...

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Posted on: July 13, 2016

Erie Board of Trustees Action Items – July 12, 2016

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Board Approves Supplemental Appropriations – The Board approved the 2016 Supplemental Appropriation Request for July which represents staff’s conservative and prudent estimates for providing on-going, quality services to customers for 2016.

Revenues: This ...

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Posted on: July 12, 2016

“Thank You” to Erie citizens from the Erie Police Department

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I want to take just a moment to say “Thank you” to the citizens of Erie for the incredible outpouring of support you have directed towards our officers since the Dallas attacks. All of your kind words, each friendly wave and every “thumbs-up” help make a...

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Posted on: June 29, 2016

Erie Board of Trustees Action Items – June 28, 2016

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Board Awards Construction Contract for 1.5 MG Water Storage Tank Improvement Project – The Board awarded a Construction Contract for the 1.5 million gallon “Zone 3 Water Storage Tank Improvement Project” in the amount of $460,000.

Background: The Tow...Read on...

Posted on: June 15, 2016

Erie Board of Trustees Action Items – June 14, 2016

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Board Presented with the 2015 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report – During Tuesday night’s meeting, Town of Erie Finance Director Steve Felten presented the Board of Trustees with the 2015 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). The audit of the ...

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Posted on: June 13, 2016

Town of Erie Summer 2016 Mosquito Control

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The Town of Erie has contracted with OtterTail Environmental, Inc. to provide the Town’s mosquito surveillance and control activities for the 2016 season.

OtterTail Environmental, Inc. services will include:

  • Routine inspections, larval control, ta...
Read on...

Posted on: June 7, 2016

Message from the Mayor: New BVSD School Groundbreaking Ceremony

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Below are the remarks that Mayor Tina Harris gave at the groundbreaking ceremony for the new BVSD K-8 School in Flatiron Meadows.

When we teach our students about the Pythagorean Theorem they learn that on a flat surface, the shortest distance between ...Read on...

Posted on: May 11, 2016

Erie Board of Trustees Action Items – May 10, 2016

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Board Approves Colliers Hill Preliminary Plat #2 – During Tuesday night’s meeting, the Board of Trustees approved the Colliers Hill Preliminary Plat No. 2 which comprises approximately 400 acres. The property is situated on the northern half of the Coll...

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Posted on: April 27, 2016

Erie Board of Trustees Action Items – April 26, 2016

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Wastewater Debt Refunding to Save Town $1.9 Million – During Tuesday night’s meeting, the Board of Trustees approved an ordinance authorizing the issuance and sale of Town of Erie Wastewater Enterprise Revenue Refunding Bonds in the approximate amount of ...

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Posted on: April 20, 2016

Erie Board of Trustees Action Items – April 19, 2016

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Mayor Harris and Trustees Take Oath of Office – During Tuesday night’s meeting, Municipal Court Judge Will Hardesty administered the oath of office to the incoming members of the Board of Trustees. Tina Harris was sworn in as Mayor for a two-year term. ...

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Posted on: April 15, 2016

Nine Mile Corner: What Lafayette Says and What Lafayette Does

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Unfortunately, over the past four years, we’ve learned that there’s what Lafayette says and then there’s what Lafayette does. Particularly when it comes to Nine Mile Corner.

What they said: According to the December 22, 2014 edition of the Colorado Homet...

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Posted on: April 10, 2016

Letter from the Mayor: Transparency at Nine Mile Corner

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Part of building a sustainable community is building an economically sustainable community.

In January I shared with you my priority for 2016 which is to maintain our momentum in pursuing more commercial revenue opportunities for Erie. This pursuit remain...

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Posted on: March 23, 2016

Erie Board of Trustees Action Items – March 22, 20416

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Board Approves Contract for Downtown Redevelopment Framework Plan – The Board approved a consulting agreement with DHM Design for the Downtown Redevelopment Framework Plan to address the needs of Erie’s Historic Downtown Business District. DHM, previousl...

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Posted on: March 2, 2016

What’s the Dirt?

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Want to learn more about development activity occurring throughout the Town? It’s easy and it’s all online. Just visit our Residential & Commercial Construction map to see where dirt is moving (or will be soon) and then select a specific project for det...

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Posted on: November 13, 2015

Erie Celebrates King Soopers Groundbreaking

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ERIE, CO – With construction equipment moving in the background, several dozen attendees celebrated the official groundbreaking for the 125,000 square-foot King Soopers at Vista Ridge Marketplace in Erie. The new store, located at the northwest corner of ...

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Posted on: March 27, 2015

Town of Erie 2015 Citizen Survey

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ERIE, CO – Beginning the first week of April, 3,000 randomly selected Erie households will be invited to participate in the 2015 Town of Erie Citizen Survey. A pre-survey postcard and two mailings of the survey will be sent to each of the selected househo...

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Posted on: September 8, 2016

Courtesy Notice from Crestone Peak Resources

The Town of Erie received the following notice from Crestone Peak Resources.

Dear Neighbors,

Crestone Peak Resources recently purchased all of Encana’s oil and gas sites in the area. We anticipate doing some work on a nearby location soon which is...Read on...

Posted on: August 30, 2016

Extraction Oil & Gas: Supplemental Spill/Release Report to COGCC

Extraction Oil & Gas has provided the Town of Erie with a copy of their Supplemental Spill/Release Report submitted to the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) pertaining to the Leyner 1-15 tank battery facility. This facility is locat...

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Posted on: August 25, 2016

Notice of Activity from Crestone Peak Resources

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Crestone Peak Resources has notified the Town of Erie that they will have activity on five wells in and around Erie this week.

Those well sites are:

  • Coal Creek C Unit 1
  • Bailey 42-12
  • Bailey 43-1
  • Wheeler G Unit 1
  • Lumry G Unit 1

    Workers will be insert...

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Posted on: August 23, 2016

Courtesy Notice from Crestone Peak Resources

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The Town of Erie has been notified by Crestone Peak Resources that work will begin at the Morgan Hill location, on the northwest corner of Weld County Road 3 and Weld County Road 10.5.

According to Crestone’s notice, Preparation of this location will take ...

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Posted on: August 23, 2016

Courtesy Notice from Crestone Peak Resources

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The Town of Erie has been notified by Crestone Peak Resources that work will begin to set sound walls at the Wooley Becky Sosa site, located at the north east corner of County Line Road and County Road 10.5. During this time, expect to see an increase in...

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Posted on: August 1, 2016

Extraction Oil & Gas: Spill/Release Report to COGCC

Extraction Oil & Gas has provided the Town of Erie with a copy of a Spill/Release Report submitted to the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) pertaining to a release of between 1 and 5 barrels at the Leyner 1-15 tank battery facility....Read on...

Posted on: July 1, 2016

Courtesy Notice from Encana

Encana has notified the Town of Erie that on July 6, they will be removing a piece of equipment from the Canyon Creek location that is south of Jay Road and east of North 119th Street.

The activity will include the use of a crane to remove the equipment. A...

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Posted on: February 25, 2016

Update from Synergy Resources Corporation: 2/25/2016

The Town of Erie has been notified by Synergy Resources Corporation that they will commence Well Head Change operations on the SRC PRATT 13-29D well site. The general location of this well site is south of Denver Regional Landfill and west of Weld Count...

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Posted on: September 23, 2016

Erie Community Park North Parking Lot Construction

Beginning the week of September 26, 2016, a contractor will start construction of the new Erie Community Park parking lot, which will be located on the southeast corner of County Line Road and Maxwell Avenue. Construction will take approximately six to ei...Read on...

Posted on: September 14, 2016

Coal Creek Trail Closure between State Highway 7 and Vista Parkway

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Beginning the week of September 19, 2016 through mid-March 2017, Coal Creek Trail between State Highway 7 and Vista Parkway will be closed for repairs.

The repairs will be to construct a flood wall, install a pumping system and install the pumping sy...Read on...

Posted on: August 5, 2016

Fall Guide Now Available!

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The Fall 2016 Program Guide is here! This guide covers programs, activities and special events from September 1 - December 31, 2016. Use our online interactive flipbook with program links that will take you directly to registration. You can also download ...

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Posted on: June 14, 2016

Water Safety Reminders from Erie Parks & Recreation

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Swimming is one of life's great pleasures. It offers many health and fitness benefits, cools you off in the summer, and provides a great opportunity to socialize with family and friends. Erie Parks & Recreation Department wants to make sure you and yo...

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Posted on: September 6, 2016

Erie Police Warn Residents of Fraudulent Kidnapping Reports

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On August 31, 2016, the Erie Police Department took a fraud report where the victim received a phone call telling her a gang had kidnapped her son. The victim was told not contact anyone and not to hang up or they would kill her son. The victim was then...Read on...

Posted on: August 19, 2016

Town of Erie Police Department Introductions

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This summer we are introducing you to some of the men and women of the Town of Erie Police Department. These introductions are informal and brief – so whether you are new to Erie or have lived here for years, we hope you’ll take just a moment to get to k...

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Posted on: August 17, 2016

Commander Kim Stewart to be Appointed Erie Chief of Police

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Town Administrator A.J. Krieger announced today that Erie Police Commander Kim Stewart will be appointed to serve as the Town’s next Chief of Police effective September 16, 2016.

“We are in the fortunate position to be able to draw from our experienced sen...

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Posted on: July 6, 2016

Town of Erie Police Department Introductions

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This summer we are introducing you to some of the men and women of the Town of Erie Police Department. These introductions are informal and brief – so whether you are new to Erie or have lived here for years, we hope you’ll take just a moment to get to k...

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Posted on: August 11, 2016

Back to School Safety Reminders!

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The Erie Police Department wants to take a minute and remind kids, parents and motorists to be careful as the new school year begins. There are several things to keep in mind:

  • Parents of younger children - talk with your children and remind them they ne...
Read on...

Posted on: August 10, 2016

Erie Chief of Police Marco Vasquez to Retire After 43 Years in Law Enforcement

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After more than forty-three years in law enforcement, Marco Vasquez announced his retirement and will be resigning from his position as Town of Erie Chief of Police effective Friday, August 12, 2016.

“Not only am I honored to have served as Erie’s Chief of...

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Posted on: July 6, 2016

Town of Erie Police Department Introductions

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This summer we are introducing you to some of the men and women of the Town of Erie Police Department. These introductions are informal and brief – so whether you are new to Erie or have lived here for years, we hope you’ll take just a moment to get to k...

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Posted on: June 22, 2016

Town of Erie Police Department Introductions

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This summer we are introducing you to some of the men and women of the Town of Erie Police Department. These introductions are informal and brief – so whether you are new to Erie or have lived here for years, we hope you’ll take just a moment to get to k...

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