May Meeting Schedule:
Thursday, May 4, 2017, Planning Commission Meeting, 6:00 p.m. at Town Hall
Monday, May 8, 2017, Finance Meeting, 3:30pm at Town Hall
Monday, May 15, 2017, Board of Trustees Meeting, 6:00pm at Town Hall
Town Hall & Public Works will be closed in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday, Monday, May 29, 2017.
Siren Testing -The Weld County Office of Emergency Management will be conducting a test of the emergency warning sirens on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 10:00am. The sirens will sound for 30 seconds to one minute.
Dog Licenses will expire May 31, 2017. Please be sure to license your dog(s) before this date. The license is $5.00 per dog and proof of Rabies, Distemper and Parvo vaccinations are required.
The Book Mobile will be at Schey Park on the 1st & 3rd Thursday for the months of June & July from 9:30am – 11:00am.
Town Clean-up – The Town has scheduled the annual Town Clean-Up day for Saturday, June 3, 2017, 8:00am – 1:00pm. You must present your water bill as proof of residency. You will be allowed two (2) dumps per household and all loads must be covered! The following items will not be accepted: tires of any kind; e-waste, computers, TV’s, LCD’s, electrical/recyclables); liquid (oil, solvents, paint, pesticides, etc.) hazardous waste, universal waste (batteries, fluorescent lights, used oil, etc.); and Freon appliances. Please contact Buffalo Ridge Landfill for further inquiries: 303-732-0218.
Town Hall will be closed, Friday, July 14, 2017 for an all-staff training. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Chickens The Board of Trustees has approved the keeping of chicken hens within Town limits. Please visit Town Hall to complete the permit process, and is as follows: a completed application; a maximum of four (4) chickens per residence; the fee is $5.00 per chicken. The license will be valid January 1st through December 31st of the year. You must renew the license each year.
Pedal The Plains The Town of Keenesburg has been selected to be an overnight town for the Pedal the Plains bicycle tour. We are honored to host this event on Friday, September 15, 2017. We expect approximately 1200 people for that evening that will double our population for one night! As you can imagine, there is lots to do before that date arrives to prepare for this event. We will need many volunteers to make this run smoothly, please call Debbie at Town Hall if you are interested in helping. Help us showcase our community and participate in welcoming these visitors. Thank you!
New Survey The Planning Commission is working on a new resident survey that will be ready soon. This survey is the first that will become an annual survey in the coming years. The purpose of this communication is to help your elected officials work on projects that are important to you and to determine a road map for our future. We hope to have this survey out to you by the end of June, if not sooner. Please look for it in the mail we want to hear from you.Public Works Report
Public works will be starting their annual water valve exercises. Also, we are going to be mowing the Right-of-ways around town; please use caution when traveling around the crew.Park restrooms are now open. Please make sure that we all do are part in keeping them clean and usable for the public. We had several issues with vandalism last year, which caused us to close them for an extended period of time.