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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 …

City of Erie Continues Search for Volunteers to Serve on our Authorities, Boards, and Commissions

The City of Erie is searching for volunteers to serve on our Authorities, Boards, and Commissions. The City is currently accepting applications for the following authorities, boards, or commissions:

• Blighted Property Review Committee

• Erie Metropolitan Transit Authority

• Port Authority

• Parking Authority

• Zoning Hearing Board

• Erie County Convention Center Authority

• Higher Education Board

The City of …

City of Erie Begins Continues Search for Members of Trades Licensing Board

Officials in the City of Erie welcome all qualified persons to apply to serve on our Trades Licensing Board.

The Trades Licensing Board is comprised of 13 members:

(1) 2 general contractors

(2) ​2 electrical contractors

(3)​ 2 plumber contractors

(4) ​2 mechanical contractors

(5)​ 1 sheet metal worker

(6)​ 1 low-voltage/life safety installer

(7)​ 1 sprinkler contractor

(8)​ 1 architect/professional engineer

(9)​ …

Parks and Public Spaces Survey

The City of Erie has dedicated $5 million for improvements to city-owned parks and public spaces through American Rescue Plan (ARP) funding. City residents can complete the survey about what priorities for improvements in your neighborhoods. Funding can be used to improve:

• Bicycle Infrastructure- Funds to implement the Active Erie plan.

• Pedestrian Infrastructure- Funds …

Leaf Collection

Leaf Collection is here! Place your leaves out on the curb from Sunday, Oct. 2 to Thursday, Dec. 8

Compostable (pale green) plastic bags that meet ASTM D6400 standards for compostability may be used.

Open hard containers may also be used for leaves.

DO NOT use cardboard boxes or any other during leaf season. collection.


City of Erie Opens Submissions to Photo Contest for 2023 City of Erie Calendar


Erie, Pa. (Sept. 14, 2022) –  City of Erie announces the opening of a photo contest for the 2023 City of Erie Calendar.

Professional and budding photographers can upload a high resolution PNG, RAW, or JPEG photo that showcases the City of Erie, Pennsylvania.  Five submissions will be allowed per photographer.  All photos are required to be submitted in landscape format …


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 or at the Department of …

City of Erie Opens Applications for Director of Finance

The City of Erie, PA is welcoming applicants for its Director of the Department of Finance. The City is seeking an experience, committed, dynamic individual to take on the role of directing its Finance department. This is an incredible opportunity for someone who is passionate about making a positive impact to advance the City’s …

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