March 2016 Newsletter

March Meeting Schedule:

Thursday, March 3, 2016 Planning Commission Meeting

Monday, March 7, 2016 Finance Meeting @ 3:30pm @ Town Hall

Monday, March 14, 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 Easter Egg Hunt will be held on March 26, 2016 starting at 11:00am for children ages 0-11 years old. It will take place at Schey Park. This is a rain or shine event! Please plan to attend, bring your own basket and enjoy the festivities!! Please check the town’s website,, for further information.


              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.

Public Works Report

           The Town of Keenesburg has awarded a contract to erect the new water tank to Engineering America. We will advise once we have firm timeline for this project to begin.

          The request for bids for the street project/water main replacement/basketball court resurface project have been posted on Rocky Mountain e-bid. The pre-bid meeting took place on Friday, February 19, 2016, with eight companies in attendance, the bids are due by Tuesday, March 8, 2016. We will have a recommendation for the Board of Trustees at their meeting on Monday, March 14, 2016, and estimate the kick off date to be April 15, 2016.

          Please keep in mind that the Keenesburg Municipal Code requires that sidewalks must be cleared within 24 hours of the last snow fall. So, please make sure your snow removal equipment is ready to be put into action. We also ask that those of you who are on a school route please clear your walks as quickly as possible to enable the school children safe passage.

          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!