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Posted on August 19, 2010
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 »
Posted on July 22, 2010
The Denver & Rio Grande Western Hospital is the last surviving structure in Salida that was constructed by the railroad. The structure at 448 E. First Street now makes up the eastern end of the Touber Building and houses City Hall. As part of the recent remodel from hospital to City and County offices the […]
Posted on May 26, 2010
With the economic downturn, we have seen a decrease in building permit and current planning applications. This reprieve has allowed the staff of the Community Development Department a much needed opportunity to catch up on some long-range projects for the City.
Posted on May 20, 2010
A notice of the unsafe conditions means that the building has serious life, health and safety issues but at this time the conditions outside the building do not pose an immediate risk to the general public or neighboring properties.
Posted on March 11, 2010
The Salida City Hall, Police Department, Council Chambers and Municipal Court are now located in the Touber Building at 448 East First Street (the old hospital).
Posted on February 26, 2010
Dara MacDonald Community Development Director February 26, 2010 Think the City is out of touch? Looking for ways to tell your local government where they should be focusing their efforts and your tax dollars? Help us better understand citizen desires and develop the comprehensive plan for the community! Join us for a public workshop Thursday, […]
Posted on February 12, 2010
Changes to the Planning IGA by Dara MacDonald In the Spring of 2008, the City of Salida and Chaffee County entered into an Intergovernmental Agreement (“IGA”) that allowed for coordinated land use planning for lands outside of the City of Salida’s boundaries. The purpose of the agreement is to direct growth in a manner that […]
Posted on January 8, 2010
Dara MacDonald Community Development Director January 8, 2010 In order to offer education and encourage participation, the City is hosting two upcoming free events that citizens are encouraged to attend. The first is a workshop on the Economic Benefits of Historic Preservation. Steve Turner, Director of the State Historic Fund, will be the keynote speaker […]
Posted on December 16, 2009
Salida is fortunate to have many turn of the 20th Century homes.
Posted on December 16, 2009
Although the summer vacation season is drawing to a close, sales taxes for the first month of peak tourism have just been reported. Based on taxes remitted to the City through June, our local businesses saw a decrease of 3.8% in taxable sales compared to a year ago. For the month of June, taxable sales declined 1.87%.