Entries by Brian King

Notice of Public Hearings – HOME ARP Allocation Plan

Notice is hereby given that the City of Erie has prepared its HOME-ARP Allocation Plan. This Plan describes how the City intends to allocate $2,932,681 in HOME-ARP funds, authorized by the American Rescue Plan in April 2021.

In order to obtain the views of citizens, public agencies, and other interested parties, the City will keep …


On September 29, 2022 the Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) for the Forty-Seventh Year (FY2021) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program will be submitted to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Copies of the report are available for public view and comment online at https://cityof.erie.pa.us or at the Department of …

Pollutant Reduction Plan

Proposed pollutant reduction plan for the City of Erie.

May 11, 2022 draft.


New 814 Concert Series Begins Sunday

The new 814 Concert Series begins this Sunday, July 10 at Bayview Park, located at W. 2nd and Cherry Streets.

The evening starts with an instructional drum circle by One World Tribe – Rhythms of the World at 4 p.m. A limited number of drums are available to use. Drumming is free and open to …

CDBG Proposed Amendment for FY2021 Plan

The City of Erie proposes to amend its Proposed FY2021 Annual Plan for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) due to an error in the originally announced FY2021 CDBG formula allocations of $3,164,753, which now increases to $3,211,390 in accordance with the regulations and requirements of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) …

The Return of Lights Over Lake Erie and CelebrateErie

The City of Erie today announced its plans to bring back two of its premier summer events in 2022: CelebrateErie, presented by Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield and AHN Saint Vincent Hospital, and Lights Over Lake Erie, presented by Mercyhurst University.

Lights Over Lake Erie will return to Erie’s Bayfront on Sunday, July 3, featuring …

West 8th Street Corridor Improvements Project

West 8th Street Corridor Improvements Project

Work to include ADA curb ramps, pedestrian lighting, and tree planting

(Erie, PA) – City of Erie proudly announces that work on the West 8th Street Corridor Improvements Project will begin in Spring of 2022.

A resolution was passed for the West 8th Street Corridor Improvements Project by City Council at …

Department of Justice Report on SPCP

Since Mayor Schember took office in 2018, he has been committed to improving police and community relations. To assist with this initiative in April 2018, the Department of Justice/ Community Relations Service (CRS) piloted the Strengthening Police and Community Partnerships (SPCP) program in Erie, Pennsylvania. 

To ensure the issues and concerns of police and community …

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