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, …

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 …

New 814 Concert Series Begins Sunday

The new 814 Concert Series begins this Sunday, July 10 at Bayview Park, located at W. 2nd and Cherry Streets.

The evening starts with an instructional drum circle by One World Tribe – Rhythms of the World at 4 p.m. A limited number of drums are available to use. Drumming is free and open to …

The Return of Lights Over Lake Erie and CelebrateErie

The City of Erie today announced its plans to bring back two of its premier summer events in 2022: CelebrateErie, presented by Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield and AHN Saint Vincent Hospital, and Lights Over Lake Erie, presented by Mercyhurst University.

Lights Over Lake Erie will return to Erie’s Bayfront on Sunday, July 3, featuring …

City of Erie ARP Applications Now Open

Erie, Pa. (Jan. 20, 2022) – City of Erie ARP Applications Now Open 
The City of Erie is thrilled to announce that applications are now open for seven of the Department of Economic and Community Development’s ARP grants/loans to support local small businesses and entrepreneurs recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic. Attached you can see what …

Erie Racial Justice Policy Initiative (with survey)

If you are involved in a local group or organization engaged in public policy efforts related to racial justice and equity, then we want to hear from you!

The Better Together Council, which was created as a result of the People’s Supper process, champions and works to advance policies, programs, and projects to advance diversity, …

Statement from the City of Erie regarding the George Floyd Case

Our City’s thoughts and prayers are with George Floyd’s family and the City of Minneapolis. The death of George Floyd put a spotlight on the struggles our communities of color face. Our administration and police department are working hard with our community partners to strengthen police and community relations.

We will continue to strive for …

PennDOT Announces Online Plans Display for the West Eighth Street Multimodal Project in the City of Erie, Erie County

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) invites the public to view an online plans display for the West Eighth Street Multimodal Project in the City of Erie, Erie County.

This project will provide streetscape and mobility enhancements for pedestrians and motorists along the corridor. The project includes several streetscape improvements on West Eighth Street between …

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