Entries by Monica Gustin

City of Erie releases 2024 summer recreation guide

The City of Erie’s summer recreation guide is now available at City Hall, Erie School District schools, community centers, and online at cityof.erie.pa.us/summerrec. All programs listed in the guide are free to the City of Erie residents and focus on grades K-12, though ages vary for each program.

“Summer is almost here and there is …

Final Draft: Review Erie’s Citywide Historic Preservation Plan

The City of Erie is pleased to announce that the final draft plan is complete and available at www.eriepreservationplan.com. The plan was funded by a Keystone Historic Preservation Planning Grant from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.

The Citywide Historic Preservation Plan will provide a roadmap for Erie’s newly-created Historic Preservation Program. This Plan will …

Call for Artists: East Bayfront Greenway Trail Gateway Project

Project Period: February 24th, 2024 – August 31st, 2024

Application Due Date: February 9th, 2024

Project Background and Purpose:

The East Bayfront Greenway is a project first proposed in the City’s Comprehensive Plan, Erie Refocused. The original intent of the project was to remove long abandoned and blighted homes from the neighborhood and replace them with well-maintained, …

Provide input on the Draft Historic Preservation Plan

The City of Erie has prepared the first draft of its Citywide Historic Preservation Plan. This Plan will help the City of Erie identify and preserve significant historic buildings and places as they play a critical part in enhancing Erie’s visual character, economic development, and quality of life.

Historic preservation can mean different things to …

Holiday Tree Collection: Dec. 25-Jan. 18

Holiday tree collection for city residents takes place from Sunday, Dec. 25 to Thursday, Jan. 18. Please place your tree curbside on regular collection nights (noting the holiday trash schedule which is delayed one day during the weeks of Dec. 25 and Jan. 1).

Erie City Council accepting applications

After the results of the November 2023 General Election, Erie City Council will have a vacancy in January of 2024, and will be accepting applications to fill the Council seat. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and residents of the City of Erie for at least one year.

Interested applicants should submit …

City’s first Environmental Advisory Council meeting

The newly formed City of Erie Environmental Advisory Council (EAC) will hold its first meeting today, Wednesday, November 29, 2023, in City Council Chambers with a presentation by Carolyn Grayshaw, WeConservePA’s Director of Education.The Environmental Advisory Council was created to assist the City in researching identifiable environmental issues and in making recommendations on how …

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