August 2016 Newsletter

August Meeting Schedule:

            Thursday, August 4, 2016 Planning Commission Meeting 6pm - Town Hall

            Monday, August 15, 2016 Finance Meeting, 3:30pm - Town Hall

            Monday, August 15, 2016 Board of Trustees Meeting, 6:00pm - Town Hall


           The annual South East Weld County Fair and Rodeo will be held from August 11 – 14, 2016.  The theme for the Fair is Boots, Chaps, and Cowboy Hats.  The parade will take place on Saturday, August 13, 2016 starting at 8:30am.

          The Sunflower Nationals Car Show will be held on Saturday, August 13, 2016 from 9:00am-3:00pm at Schey Park.   Vendor registration:  303-536-4400 or 303-458-1546.

          The End-of-Summer Town Garage Sale will be held September 9th – 11th, 2016.  Please contact Town Hall if you would like to participate.  Your address and the days you will be participating will be listed on the map.  Maps will be available for pick up at Korner Kitchen, Benny’s Burgers and Simpler Times.              

          We understand that everyone loves their pets, but dogs have been quite an issue this summer.  Per the Keeenesburg Municipal Code 11-3-30 (15, and 16) which states that dogs are to be on leashes while at the park or on public property, and that all fecal matter must be removed.  Please be advised that if your pet is observed not wearing a leash, and/or you have not cleaned up after your pet, one verbal warning will be given, if another instance is observed, a summons will be issued.  Your help with this matter is truly appreciated. 

          Dog licenses have expired for 2015-2016.  If you have not registered your dog, please do so as soon as possible.  If your dog is found to be without registration, you may be subject to a court summons and fines.  Proof of vaccinations are required for rabies, distemper and parvo.  The license fee is $5.00 per dog.        

          Weld County RE-3J will once again be accepting donations of new school supplies.   Collection of these items will be accepted at Town Hall from July 10th through August 15th Monday – Friday, 8am – 4pm.   The items in greatest need by teachers include: Dry Erase Markers, Zip Lock Bags (Qt. & Gal.), Kleenex, Clorox Wipes, 1” Three Ring Binders, Hand Sanitizer, 3” X 3” Sticky Notes, Highlighters, Construction Paper, Copy Paper, File Folders, Poster Board and basic art supplies.  Thank you for your support!


Public Works Report

          The original scope of work for the street project is nearing completion.  The remaining work to be completed will include some warranty work, a chip seal on Dickson, as well as some additional streets that have been identified as a priority.  Work will begin on Gandy Street between Main and Elm on Thursday, July 28, to saw cut the pavement and replace the pan in front of the fire department as well as extending the curb from Main to the alley for improved drainage in this area.  Beginning on Thursday, August 4th, the milling process will begin on Gandy, as well as Main Street between Woodward and Crawford, with paving taking place on Saturday, August 6, 2016.  Chip sealing on Dickson street  is scheduled for Saturday, August 6, 2016.  We will also be completing some patching on Lambert Street and Lambert Court as well to help extend the life of those streets. 

          Public Works is still in the process of exercising the water valves around town. Please use caution around the crew. It is expected to be completed by the end of August. 

          The Fire Department will be out around town the first couple of weeks of August to test the hydrants. This is an annual event to make sure all hydrants are in good working condition.

          Also, the second week of August, we will be spraying the parking stripes, crosswalks, and double yellows along Woodward, please keep an eye out during this process. 

          In September, Public Works will be starting their annual sewer jetting program, which will take approximately two (2) weeks to complete.  Some residents may experience some odor as we go through your area.  The odor should not last long.  Please note that running a little water down the drain will help control any odor you may experience.  This program is important to keep our sewer system clean and prevent any back-up issues.

         We appreciate your patience and understanding as we work to improve our town.


Thank You!