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Posted on: December 5, 2016

Carbon Valley Holiday Festival Set the Stage for Holiday Season

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View Photo Gallery Holiday Festival

The 6th Annual Carbon Valley Holiday Festival on Dec. 3, 2016, was a fun-filled day of all types of holiday fun.

In Firestone, guests participated in Santa's Workshop at Coal Ridge Middle School where thousands of cr...

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Posted on: November 21, 2016

Cultural Committee's First Classic Music Concert Featured Brass Quintet

classical concert Classical Music Concert Photo Gallery The Firestone Cultural Committee hosted its first Classical Music Concert on Nov. 19, 2016, featuring the Longmont Symphony Brass Quintet. The concert at Saddleback Golf Course Pavilion featured an evening of brass m...Read on
Posted on: November 14, 2016

Nickerson Hired as Town Manager

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On Nov. 9, 2016, the Firestone Board of Trustees unanimously voted to enter into an employment agreement with Bruce Nickerson to become the Town Manager, effective Nov. 14. Nickerson will assume responsibility for managing the key affairs of the Town.&...Read on

Posted on: November 9, 2016

Firestone Voters Decide Against Sales Tax Increase to Fund New Public Safety Facility

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Preliminary unofficial election results from Nov. 8, 2017, show that Firestone voters have not approved ballot measure 2E to fund a new public safety facility for the Firestone Police Department.

As of 5 a.m. on Nov. 9, 5,699 registered voters in Firestone...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Firestone Pet License Tags Go Smart for 2017

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Firestone pet owners will see a new enhancement for 2017 pet licenses through the addition of smart pet tags. The Firestone Police Department has partnered with PetHub, an effective, comprehensive and affordable 24/7 pet recovery system available without ...Read on

Posted on: October 31, 2016

Thousands Flock to Halloween Safe Night Event for Evening of Fun

halloween 2016 Halloween Safe Night Photo Gallery More than 3,000 people covered the grounds at the Firestone Regional Sports Complex Friday night, Oct. 28, 2016, for the 17th Annual Halloween Safe Night event presented by the Firestone Police Department. Kids of ...Read on
Posted on: October 19, 2016

Carbon Valley Santa Cops Now Accepting Donations, Nominations

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The holiday season is quickly approaching which means the Carbon Valley Santa Cops program is underway. In a joint effort between the Firestone, Frederick and Dacono police departments, this program provides toys and warm winter clothing for children who ...Read on

Santa Cops website
Posted on: October 19, 2016

Proposed Public Safety Facility Presented

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Preliminary architectural designs and cost estimates for the proposed public safety facility for the Firestone Police Department were revealed at the Firestone Board of Trustees meeting on Oct. 12, 2016. Architectural firm Roth Sheppard presented a schema...Read on

Board of Trustees packet with presentation
Posted on: October 14, 2016

United Power Presents Town of Firestone with Capital Credit Refund

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United Power presented the Town of Firestone with a capital credit refund at its Oct. 12, 2016, Board of Trustees meeting, representing the Town’s portion of the 2016 capital credit retirement from United Power. Representatives from United Power at the me...Read on

Posted on: October 11, 2016

Firestone Art & Music Event Pulls Together Artists, Musicians and Creative Ideas

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2016 Firestone Art & Music Show Photo Gallery

The creative juices were flowing at the Firestone Art & Music event on Oct. 8, 2016, at the Carbon Valley Regional Library. This was the fourth event presented by the Firestone Cultural Committee in par...Read on

Posted on: October 7, 2016

Firestone Launches Open Town Hall Communication Platform

open town hall The Town of Firestone is excited to launch an exciting new online communications platform called Open Town Hall, which is designed to engage residents in a conversation that will harness their input toward important Town issues. Feedback from various to...Read on
Posted on: October 7, 2016

Preliminary Designs and Costs for Proposed Public Safety Facility to be Presented Oct. 12

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Preliminary architectural designs and cost estimates for the proposed public safety facility for the Firestone Police Department will be presented at the Firestone Board of Trustees meeting on Oct. 12, 2016. The public meeting begins at 7 p.m. at Fireston...Read on

Posted on: October 6, 2016

Firestone Police Department to Participate in Annual Pharmaceutical Take-Back Day on Oct. 22

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The Firestone Police Department will participate in the National Pharmaceutical Take-Back Day on Oct. 22, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., by providing a drop-off location to surrender expired, unwanted or unused pharmaceutical controlled substances and othe...Read on

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 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: 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 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: 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 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: 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: 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