City of Erie Closes Public Areas, Parks, and Playgrounds

ERIE, PA (March 20, 2020) – The City of Erie is upgrading
our action steps to limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus.  Effective today, March 20, 2020 at 2 p.m. all
City of Erie Parks, Playgrounds, and athletic courts are closed. 

The City of Erie Public Works Department cannot disinfect playground
equipment and benches between use, …

Important Tax Information

To ensure we are doing our due diligence for all of our employees,
their families and the citizens of the City of Erie, PA effective today, we are
implementing social distancing tactics for all of our employees. 

We have made available:

Online Payments: Credit card transactions can be made at Only: An outside drop box for …

COVID-19 Helpful Information

The Erie County Health Department help line for COVID19 is: 814-451-6700.

There is also a dedicated line for those with limited English proficency if you would like to speak to a nurse which is: 814-451-7801.








Other resources:

Department of Health:

Center for Disease Control and Prevention:

Multilingual Resources for COVID-19:

Memorandum for City of Erie Employees


To: All City Employees

From: Joe Schember, Mayor

Subject: COVID-19 Guidelines

Date: March 13, 2020

Good Afternoon, Fellow City Employees.

As of this afternoon, there are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 (CoronaVirus Disease 2019) in Erie County, PA. However, as it spreads across the U.S., we have been meeting to develop a proactive plan for delaying the spread to Erie County. Our primary concern …

Code Enforcement: FAQs

The presentation below is a living document of frequently asked questions to the City of Erie’s Code Enforcement Office. If there are questions that exceed the presentation, we encourage residents to contact Code Enforcement. The contact information for the City of Erie’s Code Enforcement Office can be found on the last few pages in …

City of Erie 2020 Property Taxes

Erie, PA City Treasurer Casimir J. Kwitowski, would like to notify City of Erie Taxpayers, that the 2020 CITY AND COUNTY Property Taxes are in the mail. If anyone does not receive their tax bills by the end of February, please call our office at 870-1210. You can pay your Property Taxes in office …

Activating Our Vision Plan

Purpose & Background The City of Erie’s Vision calls for a brighter future for all members of our community. This vision represents the goals established in Erie Refocused (the city’s comprehensive plan). It is bolstered by Mayor Schember’s Mission: Build Opportunity, Restore Hope, Transform Erie. The Vision and Mission focus on advancing diversity, equity, …

2019/2020 School Taxes – Tax Notice

City Treasurer Susan E. DiVecchio would like to notify the City of Erie Taxpayers, that 2019 2020 SCHOOL TAX BILLS are in the process of being mailed out. If anyone does not receive their tax bills by the beginning of August, please call of our office at 870-1210.
Payments can be paid at the …

Housing Resource Directory

A list of agencies and programs which may be able to provide assistance or resources to aid property owners with necessary residential repairs can be found at

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