Entries by Frank Strumila

Weekly Wrap-Up Jan 9 to 16, 2021

The “Creating with Community” initiative will return this year, Mayor Joe Schember announced Thursday. This artist residency program was launched in 2020 between Erie Arts & Culture and the City of Erie to implement art projects within the community. Last year, 14 artists worked together in teams with seven neighborhood organizations. This year, 12 …

AGENDA FOR THE CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF WEDNESDAY January 20, 2021

AT 7:30 P.M.

A.        Roll Call

B.        Silent Meditation

C.        Approval of Minutes/Bills

            Presentation:

            Repository Sales:

D.        Public Comments: On Zoom

E.         ORDINANCES:  FOR FINAL PASSAGE

Council File No. 16,197            Pending Official File Ordinance No. 2-2021

An ordinance appropriating the sum of $14,500.00 from unappropriated and  anticipated revenue and providing for the expenditure thereof.

PA FISH AND BOAT COMMISSION

Council File No. 16,198          …

City of Erie Authorities, Boards, and Commissions Highlight

Over the next few days, we will highlight some of the City of Erie Authorities, Boards, and Commissions for which the Mayor and City Council are seeking applicants.The Zoning Hearing Board functions in a quasi-judicial capacity. Board members must maintain impartiality in matters that may come before it for adjudication and decision. In making …

Authorities, Boards, and Commissions Deadline Extension

Erie, PA — (Jan. 11, 2020) City of Erie Launches Application Process for Authorities, Boards, and Commissions.

The City of Erie is seeking dedicated, diverse, community-oriented people with the requisite skills and expertise to serve the residents of Erie in an inclusive and equitable manner on one of our Authorities, Boards, or Commissions. …

City Council Meeting Jan. 6, 2021

Residents to be heard registration link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_5mjx3miOQu-NSIQjnZLnIA

City Council Agendas can be found at the following link:https://ecode360.com/documents/pub/ER3969/Agendas/?

Public Announcement:

PUBLIC NOTICE OF REGULARLY SCHEDULED MEETINGS OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ERIE, PENNSYLVANIA FOR THE 2021-YEAR

PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the regularly scheduled meetings of the Council of the City of Erie will be in …

City of Erie Weekly Wrap-up Dec. 28, 2020 to Jan. 3, 2021

Happy New Year!

Mayor Joe Schember shared his hopeful outlook for the new year, encouraging the community to stay positive and continue to persevere through future challenges. He acknowledged the struggles people and small businesses within the community have faced during the pandemic but remains optimistic about 2021 being a better year.

The mayor shares the …

City of Erie Weekly Wrap-up Dec. 21 to 27, 2020

Erie County Executive Kathy Dahlkemper announced on Wednesday that the county was allotted more funds than anticipated through the county’s emergency grant program. The 208 selected local businesses will receive a $5,000 grant before New Year’s Day.

Erie County has been awarded over $248,000 for coastal projects from Pennsylvania’s Coastal Resources Management Program (CRM). CRM grants are awarded to projects focused on …

City of Erie Weekly News Wrap-up

The Erie Fire Department made history Wednesday morning after officially promoting Seenah Mischel as its first female lieutenant. Lieutenant Mischel, who became Erie’s first Black female firefighter in 2010, is originally from Buffalo, New Yorkand has served in the armed forces in Iraq and Jordan. The City of Erie also debuted a new firetruck on Wednesday for Engine Company 13. The 2020 Pierce …

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