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Erie Accepts Award for Town Center Plan

Erie Accepts Award for Town Center Plan


Editor’s Note: Press releases are provided to Yellow Scene Magazine. In an effort to keep our community informed, we publish some press releases in whole.

On April 4, The Town of Erie was announced as a winner of an award by Downtown Colorado Inc. (DCI). Awards were presented in six areas including awards for Partnership, Place, Plans, Projects, Pop Up Innovation and Person – Downtowner of the Year at their 2024 Annual “IN THE GAME” Downtown Event in Durango. The Colorado Downtown Excellence Awards are committed to recognizing excellence in the most current and impactful areas of achievement. Award winners are chosen for demonstrating creativity in the face of challenges, unlikely and enduring partnerships, and dedication to the community to further downtown initiatives.

This year, DCI presented the Town of Erie with the 2024 Downtown Excellence Award for Best Partnerships in a Small Community, recognizing the Erie Town Center Master Plan, Crafting Place and Experience in a Small Town, in partnership with the Erie Four Corners development at Erie Town Center.

From left to right, Town Manager Malcolm Fleming, Councilor Brandon Bell, former Councilor Ari Harrison, David Waldner (Erie Four Corners, LLC), Mayor Justin Brooks, Councilor Emily Baer, Councilor Dan Hoback, Councilor Andrew Sawusch.

David Waldner of Erie Four Corners, LLC attended the May 14 Town Council Regular Meeting to present this award to the Town of Erie. Erie Four Corners and the Town of Erie are partners in creating the Four Corners new section of Town Center for the last eight years, at the southwest corner of Erie Parkway and E. County Line Rd. The Town Center Planned Development is a historic planning partnership which will shape the heart of Erie for decades to come. This project was submitted to Downtown Colorado Inc. by Erie Four Corners, LLC and the project rose to the top as a winner for Best Partnership in a Small Community.

For more information about the Town Center project visit the Town’s webpage. More information about Four Corners is also available from Erie Four Corners, LLC.

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