Monthly Newsletter

July 2019 Newsletter

Town Board Meetings

NOTICE OF MEETING Gilcrest Town Hall 304 8th Street Gilcrest, CO 80623 Regular Board Meeting Tuesday, July 16, 2019 7:00 pm Regular Board Meeting Tuesday, August 6, 2019 7:00 pm The official designated posting place for meetings is located at Town Hall, 304 8th Street, Gilcrest, CO 80623.

Siren Testing

Tornado Siren Test Schedule May-September 2019 The Town of Gilcrest will be conducting monthly tornado siren tests the first Saturday of each month at 10:00 am from May through September. The monthly tornado siren testing is to ensure the sirens work properly during severe weather events. The testing will be monitored by the Platteville Police Department and Platteville/Gilcrest Fire Protection District. The tornado siren test schedule is as follows: May 4th @ 10:00am June 1st @ 10:00am July 6th @ 10:00am August 3rd @ 10:00am September 7th @ 10:00am Tornado siren tests will only occur if the weather forecast is…

2019 Watering Restrictions

Effective May 1, 2019 through October 15, 2019 The following restrictions shall apply to all potable water taken from the Town water system: a.  Tap holders with even numbered street address may water only on Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday. b.  Tap holders with odd numbered street address may water only on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday. c.  No Watering on Friday and no watering on any day between 10:00 AM and 6:00 PM. d.  Businesses and organizations who demonstrate a particular need may request an amendment to the above schedule, by permit only, to accommodate regularly scheduled activities. Permits are available…

Movies in the Park

Movies in the Gilcrest Municipal Park Schedule: July 19, 2019 – “Small Foot” August 23, 2019 – “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” Movies to begin at dusk.

Nantes Library

The Nantes Library Upcoming Events: July 2019 July 4—CLOSED FOR INDEPENDENCE DAY July 10—2:00-3:00 p.m. — Rock On Science (All Ages) July 17—2:00-3:00 p.m. — Exploring a Universe…of Stories (All Ages) July 24—2:00-3:00 p.m. — Cosmic Crafts (All Ages) July 22—11:30-12:00 p.m. — Fire-fighter Story-Time (All Ages) July 31—2:00-3:00 p.m. — Space-a-Cade (All Ages) July 31—5:00 p.m. — End of Battle of the Readers and Extreme Summer Reading 703 Birch Street Gilcrest, CO  80623 (970) 737-1035 Hours of Operation Mon:  10:00 am – 6:00 pm Wed:  10:00 am – 6:00 pm Thu:  10:00 pm – 8:00 pm Sat:  10:00 am…

Summer Safety Tips

Break-ins: Please lock your vehicles and houses when unattended. In the spring and summer, towns typically see an increase in break-ins and burglaries and we’re no exception. Even though the police department step-up neighborhood patrols; unfortunately, they can’t be everywhere at once. We urge residents to please do your part to deter crime including bringing in your belongings at night, shutting your garage doors, and routinely locking your vehicles and residence. A surveillance system and/or motion lights are also an affordable option to ensure security.  Vacation watch: The Platteville Police Department offers a vacation watch program. A vacation form can…