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Posted on: June 25, 2016

Board Approves Architectural Services Contract for Public Safety Facility

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The Firestone Board of Trustees approved a contract on June 15, 2016 with Roth Sheppard Architects to procure professional architecture services for programming, site selection, design and related services for a proposed new public safety facility.

Mo...Read on

Posted on: June 25, 2016

Street Maintenance Projects to Begin Monday, June 27

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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: 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 scree...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.
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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 par...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 and ...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 into...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: April 12, 2016

Firestone Accepting Applications for Cultural Committee

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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

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 5, 2016

Firestone Results Show Voters Elect Mayor, Three Trustees

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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

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: March 16, 2016

Firestone to Implement 2017 Public Facility Comprehensive Plan

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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

Posted on: March 22, 2016

2016 Scholarship Program Open to Residents

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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

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 Construction
As part of the first phase of the Historic Firestone water line replacement project, the...
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Posted on: February 2, 2016

Stroud Promoted to Sergeant with Firestone Police Department

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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

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

Posted on: January 14, 2016

Town of Firestone Receives Financial Reporting Award Nine Years Running

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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

Posted on: January 14, 2016

Abkes Recognized for 25 Years of Service

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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

Posted on: December 1, 2015

Firestone Ranks #11 Among Safest Cities in Colorado

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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

Read the complete report
Posted on: November 3, 2015

Brookfield Residential Underway in Firestone

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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

Posted on: November 2, 2015

Diverse Housing Options Coming to Firestone

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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

Posted on: October 28, 2015

Firestone School Resource Officer Provides Positive Relationships

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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

More info: www.firestoneco.gov/policeinourschools
Posted on: May 15, 2015

Firestone Set to Celebrate 13th 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 13th annual 4th at Firestone event on July 4, 2015.
...Read on

4th at Firestone website
Posted on: April 27, 2015

Gateway Project to Get Underway this Summer

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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 »

More Information about the Sales Tax Increase