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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

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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: 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

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

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 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