July 15 City Council Meeting

The Erie City Council announces that due to Covid-19, the City Council meeting scheduled for Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. will be closed to the public. Citizens may watch and listen to the meeting via https://www.youtube.com/user/CityofErie, on the City of Erie’s Social Media Channels, or the Government Access Channel 1024 on Spectrum. …

#WeGotThisERIE Campaign


#WeGotThisERIE Campaign Inspires Social Connection

Community and Business Organizations Launch Coordinated Campaign

APRIL 14, 2020

Erie, Pennsylvania – Several organizations announced a
community-wide campaign to inspire social connection while residents are
charged to remain home in efforts to reduce the spread of coronavirus. The
campaign — #WeGotThisERIE — was inspired by movements seen across the country
to unify communities …

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, …

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 …

City Planning Commission Registration Link

There are many residents who are having issues entering the Planning Commission Meeting. If you are having issues signing on, please use the link below to register again. We are working through the issue and hope it is resolved soon.

Register in advance for this webinar:https://us02web.zoom.us/…/reg…/WN_TuwwcUziRQ25npHzrvSLGg

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing …

Weekly Wrap-Up Jan 9 to 16, 2021

The “Creating with Community” initiative will return this year, Mayor Joe Schember announced Thursday. This artist residency program was launched in 2020 between Erie Arts & Culture and the City of Erie to implement art projects within the community. Last year, 14 artists worked together in teams with seven neighborhood organizations. This year, 12 …


AT 7:30 P.M.

A.        Roll Call

B.        Silent Meditation

C.        Approval of Minutes/Bills


            Repository Sales:

D.        Public Comments: On Zoom


Council File No. 16,197            Pending Official File Ordinance No. 2-2021

An ordinance appropriating the sum of $14,500.00 from unappropriated and  anticipated revenue and providing for the expenditure thereof.


Council File No. 16,198          …

City of Erie Authorities, Boards, and Commissions Highlight

Over the next few days, we will highlight some of the City of Erie Authorities, Boards, and Commissions for which the Mayor and City Council are seeking applicants.The Zoning Hearing Board functions in a quasi-judicial capacity. Board members must maintain impartiality in matters that may come before it for adjudication and decision. In making …

Authorities, Boards, and Commissions Deadline Extension

Erie, PA — (Jan. 11, 2020) City of Erie Launches Application Process for Authorities, Boards, and Commissions.

The City of Erie is seeking dedicated, diverse, community-oriented people with the requisite skills and expertise to serve the residents of Erie in an inclusive and equitable manner on one of our Authorities, Boards, or Commissions. …

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