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 …

Three new officers sworn into the Erie Police Department

Three new police officers were sworn into the Erie Police Department yesterday in City Council chambers at Erie City Hall.

The new officers are:

Patrick Parker, 24. Parker graduated from Cathedral Preparatory School. For the last year and a half, Parker worked security at Allegheny Health Network – St. Vincent Hospital.   

Luke Kubiak, 22. Kubiak graduated from Cathedral …

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 …

Erie, PA, Designated as Official Purple Heart City

On Friday, November 17, Erie Mayor Joe Schember was joined by the Military Order of the Purple Heart Commodore Perry Chapter 197 and guests to recognize Erie as an official Purple Heart City. The purpose of being a Purple Heart City is to honor military personnel wounded or killed in combat. The Purple Heart …

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