Our Vision for Erie

Joseph Schember

Erie is a Community of Choice.

We celebrate our:

  • Rich Cultural Diversity,
  • Welcoming, Vibrant Neighborhoods,
  • World-class Downtown and Bayfront,
  • Excellent Education for Everyone, and
  • Abundance of Family-sustaining Jobs.
Mayor's Signature

Important Announcements

  • Urban Forest Committee Accepting Applications

    The City of Erie is looking for several new members for the City’s Urban Forest Committee which works to preserve, maintain, and increase Erie’s urban forest while providing education to residents and businesses on tree planting and tree care. City residents with experience, formal training, or knowledge of: tree care, gardening, forestry, landscape architecture, horticulture,…

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  • City of Erie Police Department Swears in Five New Officers

    Erie, PA – Five new police officers were sworn into the Erie Police Department today in City Council chambers at Erie City Hall. The new officers are: Ryan Vantassel, age 33 Erich Semelka, age 34 Denis Kokhanevich, age 24 James Williams, age 32 Jessica Dahlstrand, age 38 During the ceremony, the Erie Police command staff…

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  • City of Erie’s Summer Fire Safety

    Summer is the time to be mindful that the City of Erie has strict ordinances about burning that are meant to prevent dangerous fires and protect you, your family and your neighbors.  SECTION 307 OPEN BURNING, RECREATIONAL FIRES AND PORTABLE OUTDOOR FIREPLACES   307.1.1. Prohibited open burning. Open burning shall be prohibited when atmospheric conditions or…

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