News Flash

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.
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News & Announcements
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

Rebates - Water Efficiency

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 7, 2021

Fireworks - New Location!

Fireworks Show

Fireworks – New Location! Independence Day festivities in the Town of Erie have varied and changed over time. From parades to concerts, speeches, and baseball games to pie eating and pageants. But one thing has always been constant; a c...

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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

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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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News & Announcements
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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News & Announcements
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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News & Announcements
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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News & Announcements
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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News & Announcements
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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News & Announcements
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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News & Announcements
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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News & Announcements
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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News & Announcements
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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News & Announcements
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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News & Announcements
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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News & Announcements
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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News & Announcements
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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News & Announcements
Posted on: April 27, 2021

Enterpreneurs in Erie

Entrepreneurs in Erie

The Economic Development team is preparing a long-term strategy to build out a healthy entrepreneurial ecosystem in Erie – and we need your help! Please take a 2-minute survey to help guide the Town. This is for anyone who has ever aspired to op...

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News & Announcements
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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News & Announcements
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Impacts to 111th Street – Nine Mile Minor Subdivision

111th Street

Due to weather issues delaying the completion of the Boulder County Isabelle Road closure the closure of 111th Street previously scheduled to start on Monday, May 17, 2021, will be postponed until June 7, 2021. The work on 111th Street is part of the deve...

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News & Announcements
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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News & Announcements
Posted on: April 2, 2021

Outdoor Warning Siren

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Outdoor Warning Siren The outdoor warning sirens will be tested today, April 5, 2021, at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Siren tests ensure that all systems and procedures are working correctly and are in no way related to COVID-19. The tests also promote public aware...

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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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News & Announcements
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Isabelle Road Temporary Closure

Isabelle Road Full Closures

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: April 2, 2021

Monday: Testing Outdoor Emergency Warning Sirens

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The Boulder County Office of Emergency Management will test the countywide emergency sirens beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, April 5, and again at 7:00 p.m. Should Boulder County experience severe weather during one of the planned audible tests, the sir...

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News & Announcements
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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News & Announcements
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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News & Announcements
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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News & Announcements
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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News & Announcements
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

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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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News & Announcements
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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News & Announcements
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

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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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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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Posted on: March 9, 2021

Parks and Recreation Made the Cover

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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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Posted on: March 9, 2021

Emergency Rental Assistance - Weld County

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Emergency Rental Assistance  -  Weld County Weld County Government is offering emergency rental and utility assistance to eligible households who apply. Priority will be given to households with income below 50 percent of the ar...

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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

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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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Posted on: March 8, 2021

Women’s History Month Challenge

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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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Posted on: March 8, 2021

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

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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: March 4, 2021

Waterwise Landscape Webinar Series

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Waterwise Landscape Webinar Series Each spring, Resource Central partners with Colorado water utilities to offer more than a dozen Waterwise Landscape Webinars. These webinars are focused on practical household water-saving tips and techniques, s...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: March 2, 2021

Virtual & In-Person Court

Virtual In-Person Court

Virtual & In-Person Court The Erie Municipal Court is beginning to reopen for in-person court for all juvenile cases, adult criminal charges, traffic language interpreter needed, and reviews/trials. However, adults ...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: March 1, 2021

EPD Arrests Vehicle Trespass Suspect

Motor Vehcle Trespass

EPD Arrests Vehicle Trespass Suspect In two separate instances in the past eight days, Erie Police Officers arrested two suspects for 1st Degree Criminal Trespass to motor vehicles. In both cases, the vehicles were unlocked, the suspects reside o...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: March 4, 2021

Due Mar. 9: Paycheck Protection Program Loans

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Due Mar. 9: Paycheck Protection Program Loans The US Small Business Administration made recent changes to the Paycheck Protection Program to further promote equitable relief for America's small businesses. An exclusivit...

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Posted on: March 4, 2021

Raisin Gets a Dog License

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Raisin Gets a Dog License Raisin is the proud owner of an Erie dog license. Be like Raisin, Trustee Gippe's new family member. Did you know that dogs owned by residents in the Town of Erie must be licensed? A dog license helps return fam...

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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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Posted on: February 22, 2021

Boulder County Proposed Compost Facility

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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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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: February 1, 2021

Black History Month

Black History Month

Honor and Reflect

 Black History Month is the annual month-long celebration in February that marks the African American community's achievements and recognizes their central role in U.S. history. In 1926, the historian and scholar Carter ...

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Posted on: February 3, 2021

Five Star Certification Program

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5 Star Certification for Businesses

Erie businesses in both Boulder and Weld counties that are certified compliant with the 5 Star criteria are permitted to operate one level below Boulder County's current state COVID level. The Town of Erie's Economic Dev...

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Posted on: January 19, 2021

Coexisting with Coyotes

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Erie is no stranger to coyote sightings. These clever canids have readily adapted to our food and habitat-rich environments. As sightings begin to rise, the Erie Police Department recently offered some reminders to help avoid coyote encounters&am...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: January 19, 2021

State-Funded Small Business Covid-19 Grant Relief Program

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In partnership with local government and nonprofit partners, Boulder County will be administrating a small business grant program to specific businesses in January funded by the State of Colorado.  For eligibility infor...

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Posted on: January 19, 2021

Mark Your Calendars

Winter Spring Guide Cover

Registration for recreation programs opened to residents on Monday, January 18. February programs include Tiny Ninjas, Karate, the Magic of Watercolor, and much more!

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Posted on: January 19, 2021

When to Seek Emergency Care: COVID-19

COVID-19 Emergency Care

If someone shows any of these signs, seek emergency medical care immediately: trouble breathing,  persistent pain or pressure in the chest, new confusion, inability to wake or stay awake, bluish lips or face. This list is not all possible symptom...

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Posted on: January 19, 2021

Erie to Receive Sustainability Grant

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Boulder County announced that Erie is a recipient of the 2021's Environmental Sustainability Matching Grant. The Town proposed $15,000 to offer water conservation services and incentives to residents in partnership with Resource Central. Visit th...

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Posted on: January 19, 2021

Work Plan

2021 Work Plan

The Board of Trustees prioritizes projects, issues, and actions into an annual Work Plan. The Work Plan identifies the relative priority the Board assigns to each topic and the time Trustees expect to spend on each, and the level of community engagement. ...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: January 5, 2021

Safer Main Streets Award

Safer Main Streets Award

Safer Main Streets Award

The Colorado Department of Transportation and the Denver Regional Council of Governments selected the Town of Erie, among 30 transportation projects, to receive matching funds up to $2,360,000 to improve County Line Road from Telle...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: December 22, 2020

Liquor License Fees Waived

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In tandem with Senate Bill 20B-001, Town Administrator Malcolm Fleming signed an emergency order on December 18, 2020, waiving local liquor license fees for liquor license applications from December 7, 2020, to December 7, 2021. The emergency order will p...

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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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Posted on: October 9, 2020

Arapahoe Road Utility Work

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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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Posted on: June 14, 2021

Coffee with the Mayor

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Erie residents are invited to join Mayor Jennifer Carroll and other Board of Trustee members for coffee and conversations.

This is an opportunity to speak with Erie’s elected officials, ask questions, and discuss issues or concerns related to the...

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