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What Are Your Priorities?

We want to hear from you. Please take a few minutes to fill out the online survey and tell the City of Salida what you think should be the priorities in the coming years. Paper copies can be filled out at the Salida Regional Library, Salida Café, Simmering Cup, Café Dawn, … more »

Public Hearing: Amendment to 2003 Enterprise Fund Loan

A public hearing will be held during the City Council meeting on September 21, 2010 regarding an amendment to a 2003 Water Loan. The City submitted a letter to the Colorado Water Resources & Power Development Authority requesting an amendment to the terms of the 2003 Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund Loan Agreement. Specifically, the […]

Public Hearing: Debt Issuance for Wastewater Treatment Facility Upgrade

A public hearing will be held during the City Council Meeting on September 21, 2010 regarding the financing of a major upgrade to the wastewater treatment facility. Please see more information under the “Projects” section of this website. more »

USDA Rural Development Awards Funding for Wastewater Treatment Plant

Colorado Rural Development State Director Jim Isgar will be in Salida September 9 to award the City with a $14,719,000 loan and grant combination for their wastewater treatment plant.  “This system will provide a long term solution for both Poncha Springs and Salida and allow the two communities to create a more economical and efficient system,” […]

School is Open-Drive Carefully

Greetings from the Salida Police Department. Fall is on its way in and school is back in session. With this I wanted to take the opportunity to discuss some safety issues concerning pedestrian- bike traffic on the roads. I want to take this opportunity to give an update on our department. We have been very […]

What requires a cut permit?

You are required to apply for a cut permit with the Public Works Department anytime you are going to be doing work in the City right-of-way. This process can be done at the Public Works Department located at 340 W Hwy 291 or by calling (719)539-6257. more »

City Seeks Community Input

The City of Salida wants citizen help in identifying priorities for the community. “As the Planning Commission finalizes the draft of the Comprehensive Plan, we want to include an implementation plan that reflects the priorities of the community and fits within a realistic budget. We want to hear from the community what they … more »

Mutual Respect Needed

Column by Mayor Rose- It is not amusing that it takes children or young adults to point out our folly. In a Mountain Mail article titled “BLM hears comments on OTR” a Salida High School student, Mariah Mendicino, said she was “Saddened by lack of respect she has witnessed between supporters … more »

Police Chief issues reminder about Leash Laws

Recent attacks prompted this reminder from Police Chief Terry Clark. The law requires people to keep dogs leashed while out in public at all times. The reason for the leash law is to protect people and the other dogs from attacks. Over the last three years our numbers of vicious dog calls have increased by thirty percent. Dog bites can be very dangerous to people and other animals, so please put the leash on when you take your dog for walks or rides.

Historic Preservation Commission Unveils Revised Design Guidelines for Downtown

The Salida Historic Preservation Commission (“HPC”) has been in existence since July, 2002. The Commission was created by the City Council to protect the historic integrity of the Downtown Salida Historic District. In order to accomplish this goal, the HPC undertakes a variety of duties including reviewing development applications for exterior changes, providing … more »

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