City Summer Recreation Guide Now Available

Registration deadlines for summer programs are quickly approaching. Residents are encouraged to review the guide and sign up as soon as possible before programs fill up.

Summer programs and activities include:• Basketball• Community center programs• Golf• Swim lessons• Tennis• Theater• YMCA programs

A digital version of the Summer Recreation Guide is available online https://cityof.erie.pa.us/summerrec and 28,000 …

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

#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, …

City of Erie Releases 2022 Summer Recreation Guide

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 10, 2022 – Erie, Pa. – The 2022 Summer Recreation Guide, which highlights free summer programs for City of Erie residents, is now available online and in print.

“There are so many things to do this summer, especially for our kids,” said Mayor Joe Schember. “We want to make sure everyone knows about the …

Agenda for the Meeting of the Erie City Council

AGENDA FOR THE CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF WEDNESDAY April 20, 2022

AT 7:30 P.M.

A.        Roll Call

B.        Silent Meditation

C.        Approval of Minutes/Bills

            Presentation: Earth Day Announcements

            Public Hearing to start at 8:00 pm

            Repository Sales:

D.        Public Comments: Gary Horton 2046 E. 19th St, Erie, PA “Youth Investment”

E.         ORDINANCES:  FOR FINAL PASSAGE

Council File No. 16,273                      …

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 …

Erie City Council, Study Session

March 24, 2022

5:30 P.M. Bagnoni Council Chambers

“GETTING AROUND, IN AND OUT OF ERIE”

1.        PRESENTATION BY DEREK MARTIN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, ERIE REGIONAL AIRPORT AUTHORITY

2.        PRESENTION BY JEREMY PETERSON, CEO, EMTA

3.        PRESENTATION BY MICHAEL FUHRMAN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR,            ALL ABOARD ERIE; DIRECTOR, LAKESHORE RAIL ALLIANCE

4.        OPEN DISCUSSION

The meeting will also be live on CAM …

West 8th Street Corridor Improvements Project

West 8th Street Corridor Improvements Project

Work to include ADA curb ramps, pedestrian lighting, and tree planting

(Erie, PA) – City of Erie proudly announces that work on the West 8th Street Corridor Improvements Project will begin in Spring of 2022.

A resolution was passed for the West 8th Street Corridor Improvements Project by City Council at …

Department of Justice Report on SPCP

Since Mayor Schember took office in 2018, he has been committed to improving police and community relations. To assist with this initiative in April 2018, the Department of Justice/ Community Relations Service (CRS) piloted the Strengthening Police and Community Partnerships (SPCP) program in Erie, Pennsylvania. 

To ensure the issues and concerns of police and community …

City Council Study Session 2/24/22 Update Zoom Link.

There is a problem within the Zoom Events Platform that is causing some issues registering for tonight’s City Council Study Session. 

Please use the information below to log into the meeting this evening. 

 You are invited to a Zoom webinar. When: Feb 24, 2022 05:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)   Topic: City Council Study Session …

AGENDA FOR THE CITY COUNCIL MEETING Wednesday, February 16, 2022 at 7:30 p.m.

A. Roll Call

B. Silent Meditation

C. Approval of Minutes/Bills

Presentation:

Repository Sales:

D. Public Comments

Residents can make public comments in-person or on Zoom. For those who wish to participate via Zoom, please visit City Council Meeting (zoom.us). If you have already registered and cannot find your ticket, please click the ‘register’ button, log-in, and then click ‘view ticket.’

E.  ORDINANCES:  FOR FINAL PASSAGE

1.     Council …

ARP Applications

Due to the overwhelming response to the Flagship ARP, Restaurant & Entertainment Venue Relief Grant, and Small Business Diversity Loan, we need to pause applications for these 3 programs to catch up and process each properly.We expect to reopen these programs in May. Completed applications are currently under review and will be contacted for …

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