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Petition Drive To Repeal Urban Renewal Nears Finish

Bill Van Horn of Estes Park Citizens for Responsible Government announced this week that their citizen’s initiative petition drive is nearing the finish line. “With the help of good volunteers, we’ve gathered more than the minimum required to reach the ballot,” said Van Horn. “We want to continue gathering more signatures than required to ensure that the Town does not again reject our right to access the ba ...

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Watch The Official Estes Park Film At www.estes.org

The Town of Estes Park has produced a new 12-minute film featuring Estes Park as a destination and a great place to call “home.” Estes Park: A Great Place to Visit, A Great Place to Live can be viewed on the Town’s website www.estes.org. A link on the left side of the screen will direct viewers to the film. Free copies of the DVD are also available in the Administration office (Room 150) of Town Hall, locat ...

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Meeting The Challenge: Town Distributes 2008 Water Quality Report

The Town of Estes Park Water Department mailed the newly-released Annual Water Quality Report to all water customers this week.  The report includes information on the Town’s water source, treatment facilities, health information and sampling results from January through December of 2008. The Water Quality Report is available on the Town’s website at www.estes.org/lightpower/waterdefault.aspx. Copies are al ...

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Road Closure Announcement

Moraine Ave. north bound lanes will be closed Monday through Wednesday June 22-24. All northbound traffic will be diverted onto Rockwell Street and around to the Riverside Drive intersection. This is an emergency repair that started with a Water Dept. response to a leaking water service line at the Park Theater. CDOT & PW are allowing this work now to avoid a possible total rupture of the line in July o ...

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Estes Park Volunteer Fire Department Supports Fire Protection District

Estes Park Mayor Bill Pinkham and the Board of Trustees were presented with a letter from the members of the Estes Park Volunteer Fire Department (EPVFD) stating their support for the development of the Estes Valley Fire Protection District. Members of the EPVFD voted in favor of forming a district that would encompass the existing response area. The mission of the Estes Park Volunteer Fire Department is to ...

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Be Safe Around Swift Water

By: Derek Rosenquist, Administrative and Training Captain, Estes Park Volunteer Fire Department With the arrival of warmer weather, rivers are rising and flowing faster. Although they can be unsafe any time of year, they are especially treacherous now. Adults can easily be swept off of their feet and into the water where hidden hazards lie under the surface. Hypothermia sets in quickly with low water temper ...

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Town Invites Public Comment On Prospect Avenue Reconstruction Design

The Town of Estes Park Public Works Department is proposing a design to reconstruct a 2,500-foot section of Prospect Avenue. A public forum will be held on Wednesday, June 17 from 5:00 until 6:00 p.m. in Room 203 of the Town Hall, located at 170 MacGregor Avenue in Estes Park. Cornerstone Engineering and Surveying, the project consultant, will present a completed preliminary design for public review, questi ...

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Town Water Is Safe

Town of Estes Park water customers may notice a slight yellow or green tint to water when filling a white sink or bathtub. The water does not pose any health hazards. Extensive quality testing performed by the Town verifies the water complies with all State and Environmental Protection Agency standards. The discolored water occurs with the natural breakdown of organic matter during the winter, and carries d ...

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