United Power representatives honored Firestone Public Works Director Theo Abkes at the May 11, 2016 Board of Trustees meeting for his assistance during a recent spring snowstorm.
During a storm that hit the area on March 23, thousands of Firestone and...Read on
2016 Scholarship Awards Photo Gallery
Three local high school seniors were awarded scholarships at the May 11, 2016, Firestone Board of Trustees meetings for their academic excellence, demonstrated outstanding public service and plans to further their ...Read on
2016 Clean Up Day Photo Gallery
Firestone residents hit a record this year for the annual Clean Up Day event on May 7, 2016, with more than 1,600 loads of debris disposed of during the day event. Open to Firestone residents, this cleanup allows people ...Read on
Anyone traveling Firestone Boulevard has encountered large equipment and digging going on alongside the road directly west of Birch Street (CR 11). This is part of a new project that the Town of Firestone is embarking on to add culverts to the Godding Hol...Read on
2016 Elected Officials Photo Gallery
Newly elected officials for the Town of Firestone were sworn in at the Board of Trustees meeting on April 13, 2016. Mayor Paul Sorensen was re-elected for another two-year term. Trustee George Heath was also re-elec...Read on
The Town of Firestone is now accepting applications from Firestone residents who are willing to serve on its Cultural Committee. The Cultural Committee serves as an advisory group to the Board of Trustees on arts and cultural opportunities, including seek...Read on
The Town of Firestone has received recent inquiries regarding the health of our water system and how we remain committed to ongoing testing and compliance for the safety of our residents. In early March, test samples were taken from three locations within...Read on
The Firestone Police Department hosted Crisis Intervention Training for Colorado police officers the week of April 4. The training took place at Coal Ridge Middle School in Firestone while local teachers and students had a week off for spring break.
Election results from April 5, 2016, show that Paul Sorensen has been re-elected mayor by Firestone residents. Voters also re-elected George Heath as trustee, along with new trustees Drew Peterson and Douglas Sharp.
As of 7 p.m., 1,591 registered vote...Read on
In an annual tradition, Firestone Police Chief David Montgomery presented the Chief’s Special Recognition Awards on March 31, 2016, to local individuals and organizations for their efforts in helping to make the 2015 Santa Cops program a success.
2016 Meet and Greet Photo Gallery
Hundreds of Firestone residents took part in the Firestone Police Department's 16th Annual Meet and Greet on March 24, 2016. The event allowed community members the opportunity to meet their local and county government...Read on
The Firestone Board of Trustees elected to move forward with a public facility comprehensive plan, including a public safety action plan to culminate in 2017. The Board reviewed concepts at both the February work session and the March 9, 2016, meeting and...Read on
Graduating seniors in 2016 who are Firestone residents are invited to apply for three scholarships presented on behalf of the Town of Firestone. The three $1,000 scholarships will be awarded under the following recognition titles: Excellence in Academics ...Read on
Are you unsure of the amount of water you’re using within your home? As a resident of Firestone, you have access to the AquaHawk water alert system.
The system allows water customers to view and manage their water usage through AquaHawk, which is secu...Read on
As 2016 marches forward there are several projects the Firestone Board of Trustees has directed staff to focus on this year.
First Street Replacement ConstructionAs part of the first phase of the Historic Firestone water line replacement project, the...Read on
Firestone Police Chief David Montgomery was able to promote another member of his department on Jan. 27, 2016, as Officer James Stroud was promoted to Sergeant. Stroud has been with the department for nine years. Stroud was first introduced to the Firesto...Read on
Firestone residents will be able to enjoy an evening out among fellow neighbors, elected officials and local nonprofits at the Firestone Police Department’s 16th Annual Firestone Meet and Greet on March 24, 2016, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Coal Ridge Middle Sch...Read on
Historic Firestone Water Line Replacement Photo Gallery
Work has finished on phase one of the Historic Firestone water line project. All of the water lines have now been replaced and tied in for service. Pavement patching on Grant Street was recently c...Read on
2016 Rotary Awards Photo Gallery
School Resource Officer Luke Dunker was recognized by the Carbon Valley Rotary at its annual Community Service Awards breakfast on Jan. 19, 2016. Dunker has been with the Firestone Police Department since 2011 and becam...Read on
Contractors with United Power, the Town's energy provider, have been working in Historic Firestone in recent weeks to convert existing intersection lights to LED technology. The conversion will require new poles at some intersections, while others will si...Read on
The Firestone Gateway Project is now complete after months of work to add center medians, trees, landscaping and lighting along Firestone Boulevard between the Frontage Road and Bailey Street. While there are a few trees and signs to install, construction...Read on
Firestone Police Chief David Montgomery promoted one of his own on Jan. 13, 2016, as Sgt. Brian Scott was promoted to Lieutenant. Scott has been with the department for 7 years. Lt. Scott was first introduced to the Firestone Board of Trustees, as well a...Read on
For the ninth year in a row, the Town of Firestone was awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada for its Comprehensive Annual Financia...Read on
When Public Works Director Theo Abkes began for the Town of Firestone, the community looked a bit different. The population was in the hundreds and his office was a simple desk in the basement of the old Firestone Town Hall which is an old home located a ...Read on
2015 Employee Award Photo Gallery
Firestone takes pride in its employees and recently recognized those who have excelled in the areas of leadership and development. For 2015, five employees were recognized by Firestone Town Manager Wesley LaVanchy on D...Read on
The Town of Firestone was ranked number 11 among the Safest Cities in Colorado report for 2015 by SafeWise, a community-focused safety organization committed to increasing home and community safety, education, awareness, and preparedness.
While Colora...Read on
The 1,300 acre annexation from Brookfield Residential has now been recorded by Weld County and is officially within Firestone municipal boundaries. The annexation was approved by the Firestone Board of Trustees in May. This annexation now increases Firest...Read on
The Firestone community will soon offer diverse housing options to allow both current and future residents to select the type of home that fits them best. Until recently, Firestone had less than 40 apartment units in its historic area, with the majority o...Read on
Securing safe and healthy environments in our schools is a job School Resource Officer Luke Dunker doesn’t take lightly. As a member of the Firestone Police Department, Dunker spends his days inside the walls of local schools providing mentoring, counseli...Read on
With recent severe weather in the area, Firestone and Frederick residents are reminded to sign up for emergency and severe weather alerts through the CodeRED emergency notification system available at www.weld911alert.com.
After detailed and thorough r...Read on
The celebration of Independence Day in Firestone explodes with a day full of activities including a patriotic parade, live music, great food, a car show and fireworks. This year’s festivities mark the 13th annual 4th at Firestone event on July 4, 2015. ...Read on
Town Fulfilling Promises to Voters to Utilize Sales Tax Funds for Improvements
Firestone residents will see the Town make delivery on a promise made as the Firestone Gateway Project will be constructed this summer to create a prominent arterial gateway...Read more »