April 2016 Newsletter

April Meeting Schedule:

Thursday, April 7, 2016 Planning Commission Meeting @ 6:00pm

Monday, April 11, 2016 Finance Meeting @ 3:30pm @ Town Hall

Monday, April 18, 2016 Board of Trustees Meeting @ 6:00pm

               The Town of Keenesburg will hold municipal elections on Tuesday, April 5, 2016. We have received petitions from the following: Trustee; Dwaine D. Barclay, Wendi Tyler, Marc Allen Johns, and Cindy Baumgartner—Mayor; Bruce Sparrow and Danny Kipp. Good luck to our candidates!

                The annual rabies clinic will be held on April 30, 2016 from 10:00am-12:00pm at the Town Shop, 400 S Lambert St. Every dog within Town Limits must be licensed. In order to license your dog you must provide proof of rabies, distemper and parvo vaccinations.

                On Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 10:00am Weld OEM with Weld County Communications will be conducting a test of the emergency sirens.      

               Please be sure to denote either your account number or property address when paying your water/sewer bill. This will help us to make sure that your payment is credited to the correct account.

                Please take some time to stop by town hall and wish Chasity Elliott good luck, as she will be leaving us on April 15, 2016. We wish her much success in her future endeavors! We also have a new face at town hall, please welcome Christina Fernandez who will be taking over Chasity’s position.  

               The Town would like to extend this opportunity for its citizens to shred any unwanted personal documents. The fee will be $10.00 per box (banker’s size box). All items must be dropped off at Town Hall by Friday, May 13, 2016.

               CDOT is running a campaign for anti-distracted driving messages for possible use on highway message signs. Starting Thursday, March 31, the CDOT Facebook page will begin accepting user submissions for messages, and will then put the submission to a public vote. The winning messages may be displayed on highway signs in April.

              We will be holding a meet and greet for the Lochbuie Police Department on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 from 4:00—7:00 p.m. at Korner Kitchen. Please stop in and meet the police officers and ask any questions that you may have. We plan to hold another meet and greet in May, please follow our website and Facebook page for dates.

Public Works Report

            The restrooms at Schey Park will be open mid to the end of April depending upon the weather.

            We received two bids for the street project, and have awarded a bid to Straight-Line Sawcutting, Inc. We will be finalizing the scope of work for this project over the next couple of weeks, and will have a sequencing plan to share soon. Please follow the schedule that will be posted on both our website www.townofkeenesburg.com, as well as the town’s Facebook page. We plan to hold an open house to go over the plan, and timeline for any interested residents, and will announce this date soon.

            The water line from town to the High School is now complete! As soon as weather permits we will be repairing the asphalt on the corner of Woodward and CR 59 as well as the concrete in the driveway at Colorado East Bank. Thank you for your patience through this process.

            The public works department will be sweeping Main Street on a scheduled basis beginning on Wednesday, March 16, 2016. Main Street is scheduled to be swept on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month, please make sure that your cars are not parked on Main street during these scheduled cleaning times. We appreciate your cooperation so that we can keep Main Street looking good.

Thank you!