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APril 15, 2014 Police Save the Date! Annual Safety Fair is May 17
April 15, 2014 Administration Arbor Day Foundation names Estes Park Tree City USA
April 15, 2014 Administration Agency partners to provide emergency preparedness and spring runoff resources
April 15, 2014 Administration Outgoing Trustees honored April 22; newly elected Trustees take oaths
April 11, 2014 Administration Flood recovery construction on Emergency Watershed Protection projects underway
April 10, 2014 Administration Town of Estes Park and Tree Board to offer Arbor Day events for students and the public
April 8, 2014 Administration Resources available to help residents plan ahead for spring runoff
April 8, 2014 Community Development Town hires additional Code Compliance Officer
April 4, 2014 Administration April is "Estes Cares About Bears" month: Choose to be bear-responsible in 2014
April 2, 2014 Administration April 1 Municipal election saw high voter turnout
April 1, 2014 Administration Town Board, Estes Valley Planning Commission, Board of County Commissioners meet April 9
March 28, 2014 Police Volunteer with the Restorative Justice Partnership
March 28, 2014 Police Next drug collection is April 26
March 28, 2014 Police Estes Park Police arrest two men in response to a burglary in-progress
March 24, 2014 Administration Annual Spring Cleanup to be held Saturday, April 26
March 19, 2014 Administration Platte River Power Authority to Hold Community Listening Session
March 18, 2014 Administrative Services Election update: Ballot request deadline; early voting underway; where to find results April 1
March 18, 2014 Administration Next Mayor's Coffee-Chat is April 2
March 11, 2014 Community Development Weigh in on proposed changes to brewery, winery and distillery regulations
March 11, 2014 Utilities Annual water main flush takes place April 15-25
March 10, 2014 Public Works Town's annual pothole repairs continue through summer
March 7, 2014 Administration Community invited to Visitor Services Open House April 2
March 4, 2014 Administration Free seminar on tree diseases and pests of Estes Park March 10
Feb. 28, 2014 Administrative Services Election update: Voter registration extended; eight candidates running for Trustee
Feb. 28, 2014 Community Development Rock from U.S. 36 blasting will help stabilize high-risk river banks in Estes Park
Feb. 25, 2014 Administration Next Mayor's Coffee-Chat is March 5
Feb. 25, 2014 Community Development Now is the time to prepare for spring runoff
Feb. 25, 2014 Community Development Town of Estes Park and Fall River Coalition hire Walsh Environmental
Feb. 18, 2014 Administration Additional electronics recycling event to be held May 17
Feb. 12, 2014 Finance Town of Estes Park commended for excellent financial accounting and reporting
Feb. 5, 2014 Administration Larimer County Assessor Steve Miller to explain property taxes post-flood
Feb. 4, 2014 Police Citizen's Police Academy registration begins; Police Auxiliary recruits new members
Feb. 4, 2014 Police Officer Matthew Sychla receives Drug Recognition Expert Certification
Feb. 3, 2014 Administrative Services Three Trustee positions to be decided April 1
Jan. 31, 2014 Administration Town preparing to unveil new Estes Park Events Complex
Jan. 29, 2014 Administrative Services April 1 Municipal Election will be poll ballot
Jan. 29, 2014 Administration Comment on the special review of the Anschutz Wellness Center by February 18
Jan. 17, 2014 Administration Next Mayor's Coffee-Chat is February 5
Jan. 15, 2014 Administration Remember to get your 2014 dog licenses at Town Hall or a local veterinary office
Jan. 8, 2014 Administration Restorative Community Mediation program established; recruiting volunteers
Jan. 8, 2014 Administration Board approves contract to sell Lot 4 for Anschutz Wellness Center; voters decide April 1
Jan. 7, 2014 Administration Town to begin pruning low-hanging trees
Jan. 3, 2014 Administration Help keep Estes clean and beautiful, keep residential waste out of public trash bins
Jan. 3, 2014 Administration Town Board to discuss Lot 4 sale contract January 6
Dec. 17, 2013 Community Development Town receives grants for Fall River restoration planning
Dec. 17, 2013 Administration Drop off Christmas trees through Jan. 17 on Elm Road
Dec. 17, 2013 Public Works Drop-off site reopens for beetle-infested trees and noxious weeds
Dec. 13, 2013 Administration Holiday closures and cancellations
Dec. 9, 2013 Administration Lot 4 sale negotiations underway
Nov. 27, 2013 Administration Stanley Anschutz Wellness Center plan remains active
Nov. 22, 2013 Administration Next Mayor's Coffee-Chat is December 4
Nov. 18, 2013 Administration Nov. 29 Catch the Glow Parade route closures; trolley to operate
Nov. 13, 2013 Administration

Town Board votes no on Lot 4 sale for Stanley Anschutz Wellness Center

Nov. 13, 2013 Police Suspect arrested on 23-year-old probation violation warrant
Nov. 11, 2013 Administration Town offices will be closed Nov. 28 for Thanksgiving
Nov. 11, 2013 Administration Recycle old electronics Dec. 7
Nov. 11, 2013 Police Donate to Blue Santa now through Dec. 9
Nov. 7, 2013 Public Works Town's snow removal team is ready for winter
Nov. 7, 2013 Administration Prepare for winter weather, know who and when to call for help
Nov. 6, 2013 Administration Town, County work to restore Fish Creek Road in Estes Park
Nov. 6, 2013 Administration Estes Park Community members to be honored at Tree Lighting Ceremony Nov. 23; nominations now being accepted
Nov. 6, 2013 Community Services Floats and characters needed for Catch the Glow festivities Nov. 29
Nov. 1, 2013 Utilities/Larimer County

Health Department will resume well water testing in Estes area on November 12

Nov. 1, 2013 Administration Town Board to consider Lot 4 sale/special election for proposed Stanley Anschutz Wellness project
Oct. 29, 2013 Community Development Chief Building Official authorizes removal of green placards from buildings
Oct. 29, 2013 Administration Town receives second grant, securing all necessary funds for downtown realignment
Oct. 28, 2013 Administration Estes Park free shuttles see record ridership in 2013
Oct. 25, 2013 Administration Temporary outdoor ice rink installation to begin October 28
Oct. 24, 2013 Administration Using 9-1-1 responsibly during a disaster
Oct. 22, 2013 Administration Next Mayor's Coffee-Chat is November 6
Oct. 15, 2013 Community Development Town of Estes Park continues to work with residents and agencies on development in and around streams and rivers
Oct. 15, 2013 Police Halloween closure on Elkhorn Avenue allows safe passage of trick-or-treaters
Oct. 10, 2013 Administration Town, County, Waste Management provide options for disposing of flood debris
Oct. 10, 2013 Utilities Town of Estes Park's Water Division completes temporary main in North Fish Creek area
Oct. 10, 2013 Public Works Estes Park receives three America in Bloom awards for first entry
Oct. 10, 2013 Police Suspect arrested for two counts of burglary in Estes Park
Oct. 9, 2013 Utilities Restoration of Electricity to The Retreat
Oct. 8, 2013 Police Next drug collection event scheduled October 26
Oct. 8, 2013 Administration Town Board to hear about proposed Stanley Hotel Wellness Center Oct. 15
Oct. 7, 2013 Administration Town asks elected officials to end shutdown, reopen Rocky Mountain National Park
Oct. 7, 2013 Administration Tips for safe elk viewing
Oct. 7, 2013 Administration Deadline for 2014 community service grant applications extended to Oct. 10
Oct. 1, 2013 Administration Public encouraged to participate in budget process
Sept. 30, 2013 Administrative Services Town seeks input from Estes Park Liquor Licensees
Sept. 27, 2013 Administration Update on October 12 Shred-A-Thon
Sept. 26, 2013 Administration Next Mayor's Coffee-Chat October 2
Sept. 24, 2013 Administration Volunteer Clearinghouse needs your help
Sept. 11, 2013 Administration Electronics recycling and Shred-a-thon to be held October 12 at Fairgrounds
Sept. 10, 2013 Community Services Volunteers needed for Elk Fest 2013
Sept. 10, 2013 Administration Stay in touch with your local government
Sept. 4, 2013 Administration Town tentatively to receive $13 million federal grant for downtown road realignment
Sept. 3, 2013 Administration Board to discuss possible major infrastructure projects and funding Sept. 10
August 27, 2013 Police Scottish-Irish Highland Festival Parade street closures
August 22, 2013 Administration 2014 Community Service Grant Applications now available
August 21, 2013 Administration Labor Day closure
August 21, 2013 Administration Next Mayor's Coffee-Chat September 4
August 20, 2013 Public Works Help design the Estes Park Visitor Center Transit Facility and Parking Structure
August 16, 2013 Administration Results of trolley naming contest and shuttle update
August 14, 2013 Administrative Services Estes Park prohibits retail marijuana establishments
August 13, 2013 Administration Aug. 24 Pro Challenge brings big benefits; plan for travel
August 13, 2013 Administration Connect with the Town on Facebook and Twitter
August 13, 2013 Administration Businesses pledge to be bear-responsible and keep bears wild
August 8, 2013 Administration 2013 Helping Hands holiday ornament available for purchase
August 7, 2013 Community Development Town seeks input on Estes Valley Comprehensive Plan
August 6, 2013 Community Services

Gear up for more Pro Challenge events, now through race day August 24

August 6, 2013 Administrative Services

Town Board to consider ordinances on marijuana establishments August 13

August 6, 2013 Administrative Services Town seeks applicants for Local Marketing District board
August 1, 2013 Public Works Air curtain burner has reopened
August 1, 2013 Public Works REVISED - Join Merle M. Moore for a Plant Walk in Estes Park
July 30, 2013 Administration Next Mayor's Coffee-Chat August 7
July 30, 2013 Community Services Shop the Estes Valley Farmers Market August 8 to support the Westley Family
July 29, 2013 Police Police investigate vehicle accident resulting in child’s death
July 29, 2013 Administration You can save the life of a bear: Tips to become bear-responsible
July 26, 2013 Fire District Lifting of Open Burning Restrictions
July 25, 3013 Community Services Pro Challenge Fact Sheet
July 23, 2013 Public Works Judges evaluate Estes Park as America in Bloom takes root
July 23, 2013 Community Services Bike-in Movie Rescheduled to July 30
July 22, 2013 Public Works Public invited to help design the Estes Park Visitor Center Transit Facility and Parking Structure
July 19, 2013 Community Services July 19 Bike-in Movie Postponed
July 17, 2013 Public Works Estes Park Weed Roundup July 27
July 15, 2013 Fire District Modifications to Fire Restrictions
July 11, 2013 Police Police investigate juvenile assault case
July 9, 2013 Public Works Utility payment drop box and mailbox to be relocated
July 9, 2013 Police Estes Park participates in National Night Out
July 9, 2013 Community Services Pro Challenge events
July 8, 2013 Administration Bike to Work Day follow up
July 5, 2013 Community Services July 4 Fireworks Safety Precautions Delay Finale
July 1, 2013 Public Works Town seeks feedback on renaming Riverside Plaza for George Hix
July 1, 2013 Police Speed limit is 25 mph where no signs are posted
June 25, 2013   Public Works  Air curtain burner closed during fire restrictions
June 25, 2013 Public Works Estes Park in Bloom: Send photos and join ribbon-cutting ceremony July 11
June 24, 2013 Administration Next Mayor's Coffee-Chat is July 3
June 24, 2013 Community Services Town seeks community help to name new trolley
June 24, 2013 Police Rooftop Rodeo Parade street closures
June 24, 2013 Administration Independence Day closure
June 20, 2013
Level 1 Fire Restrictions in place
June 18, 2013 Administration Bike to Work -- it's good for you and the community
June 17, 2013 Public Works Dispose of beetle-infested trees and noxious weeds free of charge
June 17, 2013 Police Investigation closed on death of local man
June 12, 2013 Community Development Preliminary informational meeting with EPIC
June 11, 2013 Public Works Moraine Avenue sidewalk project begins this week
June 7, 2013 Community Services Free shuttles start running June 21
June 7, 2013 Administration Bike to Work June 26 for free breakfast, prizes and more
June 4, 2013 Community Development Fire District and Town offer free building safety program June 20
June 4, 2013 Community Development Support the battle against noxious weeds, volunteer for Community Weed-Pull Day June 15
June 3, 2013 Police Police remind citizens to deter theft by locking vehicles
June 3, 2013 Community  Development               Town seeks to fill Planning Commission vacancy
June 3, 2013 Community Development Vacation home rentals and B&Bs must have operating permit
May 28, 2013 Public Works Columbine sculpture to be dedicated June 5
May 28, 2013 Administration MPEC and stall barn dedication ceremony takes place June 6
May 28, 2013 Administrative Services Town honors 2013 Pride Awards recipients
May 28, 2013 Administration Mayor Pro Tem Eric Blackhurst to attend Capital Conference in Washington, D.C.
May 24, 2013 Administration Be aware of swift and rising water during spring runoff
May 24, 2013 Community Services June 6 community meeting covers details on August 24 Pro Challenge cycling race
May 24, 2013 Administration Next Mayor's Coffee-Chat is June 5
May 21, 2013 Public Works America in Bloom horticulture program offered June 1
May 20, 2013 Police Death of local man under investigation
May 20, 2013 Police Businesses on Alert seminar provides tools to reduce victimization
May 20, 2013 Police Community Service Officers begin service Memorial Day weekend
May 20, 2013 Police Parking enforcement begins Memorial Day
May 20, 2013 Police Be alert during elk calving season
May 20, 2013 Administration Town offices closed Memorial Day
May 14, 2013 Community Services Volunteers and vendors needed for August 24 USA Pro Challenge race
May 14, 2013 Public Works Bond Park ribbon-cutting ceremony takes place May 23
May 14, 2013 Public Works Annual striping project begins this week
May 14, 2013 Administration Town honors 486 volunteers
May 13, 2013 Finance Town now accepts online and credit card bill payments
May 13, 2013 Administration Fire District announces Spring slash collection
May 7, 2013 Public Works Estes Park in Bloom project: Aspens planted at Scott Avenue ponds
May 7 , 2013 Police Safety Expo May 18 offers family fun and education
May 7, 2013 Utilities Water Quality Report: Town continues to offer great drinking water
May 2, 2013 Community Services Town's free shuttle service begins June 21 - new and improved!
May 2, 2013 Utilities Water main flush delayed by snow
May 2, 2013 Utilities Platte River Power Authority to hold community listening session