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Posted on: September 23, 2016

Town Hall Landscaping Will Help Conserve Water

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92316 Town Hall Landscape Photo Gallery

As part of the Grant Avenue improvements, the Town of Firestone installed new landscaping in front of Town Hall that will conserve more water than the original grass. New landscaping included low maintenance shru...Read on

Posted on: September 20, 2016

Firestone Police Chief Helps in Groundbreaking for Colorado Law Enforcement Memorial Improvements

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91616 CO Law Enforcement Memorial Photo Gallery

Firestone Police Chief David Montgomery took part in a groundbreaking ceremony on Sept. 16, 2016, in Golden for the Colorado Law Enforcement Memorial Improvement Project. The memorial was erected in 1979 ...Read on

Posted on: September 19, 2016

Firestone Police Department Plans for Halloween Safe Night Set For Oct. 28

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Halloween fun and safety is the focus of this year’s Firestone Police Department’s 17th Annual Halloween Safe Night event, which takes place on Oct. 28, 2016, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Firestone Regional Sports Complex, 6850 Tilbury Ave.

Last year’s eve...Read on

Posted on: September 16, 2016

Work Continues on Grant Avenue Improvements

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91616 Grant Avenue Photo Gallery

New sidewalks are being installed along Grant Avenue between First and Fourth streets as part of roadway improvements approved by the Firestone Board of Trustees in August. In addition, a 2-inch overlay to Grant Avenue...Read on

Posted on: September 16, 2016

Firestone Mayor Proclaims September as Attendance Awareness Month

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91416 Attendance Awareness Month Photo Gallery

Representatives from the St. Vrain Valley School District attended the Firestone Board of Trustees meeting on Sept. 14, 2016, to take part in Mayor Paul Sorensen's proclamation of September as Attendance A...Read on

Posted on: September 9, 2016

Residents Take Part in Planning Process for Proposed Public Safety Facility

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9116 Community Meeting Photo Gallery

Firestone residents recently provided feedback on the architectural design for a proposed public safety facility for the Firestone Police Department. That feedback was part of a community meeting on Sept. 1, 2016, a...Read on

Posted on: September 1, 2016

Firestone Sets Ballot Question to Allow Residents to Vote on a New Public Safety Facility

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The Firestone Board of Trustees at a special meeting on Aug. 31, 2016, set the ballot language for a question on the Nov. 8 election ballot asking residents to vote on proposed financing for a public safety facility for the Firestone Police Department.
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Posted on: August 22, 2016

Trustee Damsma Sworn Into Vacant Seat with the Board of Trustees

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Firestone Trustee John Damsma took his position among the Firestone Board of Trustees as he was sworn in at the Aug. 17, 2016, meeting. Damsma was appointed to the Board by fellow members following a vacancy left by Jennifer Weinberger who moved out of To...Read on

Posted on: August 18, 2016

Residents to Provide Input on Architectural Design at Community Meeting

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Planning continues to progress on a proposed public safety facility for the Firestone Police Department. The next step in the process includes an opportunity for Firestone residents to provide feedback at a community meeting on Sept. 1, 2016, at 6:30 p.m....Read on

Posted on: August 10, 2016

Food & Flick Fridays Wraps Up for the Season

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8916 Food and Flick Photo Gallery

Firestone's popular Food & Flick Friday series wrapped up for the season on Aug. 9, 2016, with attendees filling Hart Park for a fun evening of music, food trucks, games, activities and a movie on the big screen. ...Read on

Posted on: August 25, 2016

Firestone Art & Music Show Seeking Artists for October Event

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The Firestone Cultural Committee is excited to partner with the Carbon Valley Regional Library once again to host the Firestone Art & Music Show in October 2016. The show will highlight artists from the communities of Firestone, Frederick, Dacono and ...Read on

Posted on: August 4, 2016

Firestone Police Department Celebrates National Night Out

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2016 NNO Photo Gallery

Celebrating the 33rd Annual National Night Out (NNO), the Firestone Police Department hosted a community event with live music, games and fun activities, an ice cream social and a food truck on Aug. 2, 2016, at Settlers Park.
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Posted on: August 1, 2016

Trustee Weinberger Resigns from Firestone Board of Trustees

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Firestone Trustee Jennifer Weinberger announced her resignation from the Board of Trustees at its July 27, 2016, meeting, due to a move out of Town limits.

Weinberger was first elected to the Board of Trustees in 2010 and reelected in 2014. During her...Read on

Posted on: August 1, 2016

Food & Flick Friday Event in Late July was Fun Until the Weather Moved In

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72916 Food and Flick Photo Gallery

While the evening started off with nice weather for the Food & Flick Friday event on July 29, 2016, unfortunately the clear skies didn't last all night at Hart Park. Just as the movie was about to begin, the Town ...Read on

Food & Flick Fridays website
Posted on: July 18, 2016

Residents Show Support for Firestone Police Department

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Police Support Photo Gallery

A group of Firestone residents showed their support for the Firestone Police Department in a gathering on July 16, 2016, at Firestone Town Hall. Through the exchange of a few words and handshakes, police officers were shown...Read on

Posted on: July 19, 2016

Thousands Celebrate Independence Day at 4th at Firestone

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2016 4th at Firestone Photo Gallery

The celebration of Independence Day in Firestone exploded 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 14th annual 4th...Read on

Posted on: July 18, 2016

Attendees Have Fun with Christmas in July Activities at Food & Flick Fridays

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71516 Food and Flick Photo Gallery

A 25-foot snowman, twinkling lights and an appearance by Santa himself made the Food & Flick Fridays Christmas in July event a fun success. Guests packed Harney Park on July 15, 2016, for a fun Friday evening full...Read on

Food & Flick Fridays website
Posted on: July 19, 2016

First Street Reconstruction to Begin July 20

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Work will begin on the reconstruction of First Street between Grant Avenue and Buchanan Avenue on July 20, 2016. The reconstruction will include the replacement of the curb, gutter, sidewalk and the asphalt pavement. This is the second phase of the projec...Read on

Posted on: July 5, 2016

Mosquito Spraying Operations Set for Tuesdays and Thursdays

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Town of Firestone Public Works crews will be out tonight, Tuesday, July 5, to spray for mosquitoes throughout Town, as long as the weather cooperates. Spraying will continue weekly on Tuesdays and Thursdays, as needed, during the hours of 8:30 and 10 p.m....Read on

Posted on: July 8, 2016

Firestone Paints the Town Purple for Relay For Life

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Paint Carbon Valley Purple Photo Gallery

The Town of Firestone has gone purple as part of the "Paint the Carbon Valley Purple" effort for this weekend's Relay for Life of Carbon Valley. The event takes place on July 9 and 10, 2016, at Hart Pa...Read on

Website for Relay for Life of Carbon Valley
Posted on: July 1, 2016

Firestone Police Provide Bike Rodeo at the Library

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Police Bike Rodeo Photo Gallery

The Firestone Police Department partnered with the Carbon Valley Regional Library on June 30, 2016, to address bike safety for local children. Officer Trent Warren and Officer Sean Yang checked over children's bikes for ...Read on

Posted on: June 30, 2016

Trustee Samantha Meiring Elected to Colorado Municipal League Executive Board

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Firestone Trustee Samantha Meiring was recently elected to the Colorado Municipal League (CML) Executive Board by state municipal officials during the 94th Annual CML conference on June 21 to 24, 2016, in Vail.

"CML is an important ally to Firest...Read on

Posted on: June 25, 2016

Street Projects Get Underway With More to Follow This Summer

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The summer season is a short one, which means the window for road projects is also small. Additionally, with 73 miles of paved roadway in Firestone, the Town is committed to maintaining those roads and staying on track for its maintenance and capital impr...Read on

Posted on: July 7, 2016

Cultural Committee Seeks Artists for Firestone Art & Music Show

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The Firestone Cultural Committee is excited to partner with the Carbon Valley Regional Library once again to host the Firestone Art & Music Show in October 2016. The show will highlight artists from the communities of Firestone, Frederick, Dacono and ...Read on

Art & Music Show website
Posted on: June 28, 2016

Food & Flick Friday Packs Nights With Family Fun

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62416 Food and Flick Photo Gallery

Firestone's Food & Flick Friday series is pulling in crowds not only from the Carbon Valley, but is now enticing regional attendees to enjoy a fun Friday evening full of food, games, music and a movie on the big s...Read on

Food & Flick Fridays website
Posted on: June 14, 2016

Celebrate Independence Day at the 14th Annual 4th at Firestone

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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 14th annual 4th at Firestone event on July 4, 2016.
...Read on

www.firestoneco.gov/4thatFirestone
Posted on: June 20, 2016

Cinderella, Music, Food Trucks All Added to Food & Flick Friday Fun

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61716 Food and Flick Photo Gallery

Good food, a game of cornhole with Cinderella and live music were all a part of Firestone's Food & Flick Friday event on June 17, 2016. The popular series continued this season with fun activities in the park from...Read on

Food & Flick Fridays website
Posted on: June 6, 2016

Teams Compete in 3rd Annual Community Softball Tournament

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2016 Softball Photo Gallery

Sixteen local teams competed in the 3rd annual Firestone & CVPRD Community Softball Tournament on June 4, 2016, at the Firestone Regional Sports Complex. Winners included first place Georgia Boys, second Colorado Turfin ...Read on

Posted on: June 4, 2016

First Food & Flick Friday for the Season Hits New Attendance Records

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6316 Food and Flick Photo Gallery

An open spot on the grass was hard to find at Firestone's first Food & Flick Friday event of the season on June 3, 2016. The kick off to the popular series set new attendance records with approximately 900 pouring ...Read on

Food & Flick Fridays website
Posted on: June 2, 2016

Firestone Resident Presented with Community in Motion Award for Service

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Tony Onorato Award Photo Gallery

For the past 51 years, Firestone resident Tony Onorato Jr. has driven local children to and from school in a big yellow bus. He’s seen the Town of Firestone grow and more schools added as families settled into the commu...Read on

Posted on: May 11, 2016

Abkes Recognized by United Power for Assistance During Storm

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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

Posted on: May 11, 2016

Town of Firestone, SAFEbuilt Presents 2016 Scholarships

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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

Posted on: May 9, 2016

Firestone Residents Hit Record With More Than 1,600 Loads

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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

Posted on: May 4, 2016

Culverts Added Underneath Firestone Boulevard for Flood Mitigation

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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

Alternative Route Map
Posted on: April 14, 2016

Elected Officials Sworn in for Board of Trustees

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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

Posted on: March 11, 2016

Results Show Town's Water Supply Continues to Meet Required Standards

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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

March 2016 Weld County Health Water Results
Posted on: April 11, 2016

Firestone Police Hosts Crisis Intervention Training

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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. ...Read on

Posted on: April 7, 2016

Firestone Police Department Honors Santa Cops Contributors

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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.

Thos...Read on

Posted on: March 25, 2016

Firestone Police Department Meet and Greet Pulls in Large Crowd

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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

Posted on: February 26, 2016

Monitor Water Usage with Free Alert System

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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

AquaHawk Sign Up
Posted on: February 26, 2016

Projects Planned for 2016 Keeps Firestone Moving Forward

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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

Posted on: March 3, 2016

Firestone Meet and Greet Set for March 24

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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

Posted on: February 5, 2016

Historic Firestone Water Line Project Complete

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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

Posted on: February 17, 2016

Street Lights in Historic Firestone To Be Converted to LED

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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

Posted on: February 5, 2016

Firestone Gateway Project Complete

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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