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Posted on: March 16, 2017

Firestone Town Manager Speaks to Carbon Valley Chamber of Commerce

Bruce Nickerson Speaking to Carbon Valley Chamber of Commerce

Firestone Town Manager Bruce Nickerson, along with Dacono Town Manager AJ Euchert and Frederick Town Manager Matt LeCerf, spoke to members of the Carbon Valley Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, March 16, 2017, about the state of Carbon Valley. In attendanc...Read on

Posted on: March 15, 2017

Street Signs in Historic Firestone Upgraded

Public Works Installs Historic Firestone Guidpost

During the week of March 13, the Public Works Department replaced the street signs in Historic Firestone. In addition to replacing the street signs, 43 Historic Firestone guideposts were installed atop street signs in Historic Firestone in an effort to di...Read on

Posted on: March 14, 2017

House Bill 1016 Signed

Trustees, Mayor, State Representatives, and Town Manager pose with Governor as he signs the Bill

Members of the Town of Firestone Board of Trustees, along with Town Manager Bruce Nickerson and local state representatives attended the signing of House Bill 1016 on March 8, 2017, by Governor John Hickenlooper. Firestone initiated the bill to provide ...

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Posted on: February 24, 2017

Board of Trustees Approve Community Grant Program Policy

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During its meeting on Feb. 22, 2017, the Firestone Board of Trustees approved a Community Grant Program Policy. The decision to move forward with the policy came after several discussions about how to promote and contribute to civic programs or events tha...Read on

Posted on: February 13, 2017

Task Force Committee Established for Proposed New Police Facility

gavel_web.jpg During the board meeting on Feb. 8, 2017, the Firestone Board of Trustees voted in favor of establishing a Task Force Committee (Committee) to provide advisory recommendations for a proposed new police facility. The Committee will consist of community m...Read on
Posted on: February 9, 2017

Town of Firestone Receives Financial Reporting Award Ten Years Running

Linda O'Keefe, Alison Westerhold, and Rusti Montgomery presenting the award

For the tenth 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: February 1, 2017

Frederick-Firestone Fire Protection District Fire Chief Theodore Poszywak Receives Service Award

Chief Poszywak in uniform

During the Board meeting on Jan. 25, 2017, the Firestone Board of Trustees, as well as members of Town staff, presented Frederick-Firestone Fire Protection District (FFFPD) Fire Chief Theodore Poszywak with a Service Award to recognize his 11 years of ser...Read on

Posted on: January 27, 2017

Park Irrigation Well Feasibility Study

water_thumb.jpg Members of the Firestone Board of Trustees voted to approve an agreement with Cascade Drilling, LP to provide the drilling work needed to complete the Park Irrigation Well Feasibility Study. The drilling will allow the Town of Firestone to precisely det...Read on
Posted on: January 23, 2017

Firestone Police Department Assigns Its First Detective-Sergeant in the Detective Division

Detective Sergeant Pattie Dixon

Pattie Dixon with the Firestone Police Department (FPD) recently became its first Detective-Sergeant permanently added to the ranks of the Detective Division. Although the first of its kind for the FPD, the promotion comes as no surprise considering Dixon...Read on

Posted on: January 19, 2017

Board of Trustees and Town Manager Meet with State Representatives in Support of HB-1016

House Bill 1016 Firestone Members of the Firestone Board of Trustees along with Town Manager Bruce Nickerson attended the House of Local Government Committee meeting on Jan. 18, 2017, to testify on behalf of House Bill-1016. Firestone initiated the bill to provide the option to ...Read on House Bill 1016 - State of Colorado
Posted on: December 19, 2016

Onorato Park in Historic Firestone Gets New Restroom

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Photo Gallery: Onorato Park Restroom

Firestone’s oldest park, Onorato Park, received an upgrade on Dec. 15, 2016, with the addition of a new restroom. This park amenity completes a number of improvements in recent years including a new tennis court, re...Read on

Posted on: December 16, 2016

Board of Trustees Approves Contract for McClure Avenue Extension Design

mcclure avenue extension

The Firestone Board of Trustees approved a contract during its Dec. 14, 2016, meeting to complete the engineering design for the McClure Avenue extension in Historic Firestone. The extension of McClure Avenue to Colorado Boulevard is a high priority for t...Read on

Posted on: December 15, 2016

Firestone Employees Recognized for Contributions

employee recognition Photo Gallery 2016 Employee Recognition Firestone employees were recognized by their peers who nominated and voted on them for their contributions to the organization in 2016. The employees were presented an award by Firestone Town Manager Bruce Nickerso...Read on
Posted on: December 14, 2016

Firestone Police Department Helps 176 Kids through Santa Cops

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Photo Gallery for 2016 Santa Cops Wrapping

For 176 local children, their holiday season will be a little brighter this year thanks to the help of the Carbon Valley Santa Cops program. The program is an annual effort by the Firestone, Frederick and Dacono...Read on
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 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 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