Public Works

H Street Plan and Public Meeting March 3

H Street Plan and Public Meeting March 3

After hearing input from numerous residents at the City Council meeting Tuesday, Council decided to move forward with the H Street rebuild project.  The street design was modified to widen the parkways from 4.6 feet to 6 feet, allowing several mature street trees to be saved in the project area. The larger parkway will also […]

H Street Trees

To further the progress of the design phase of the H Street project, the City of Salida will begin removing some of the trees located in the parkway.   Work will begin on February 3rd or 4th. Work areas will be on H St from 3rd to 10th St.  We anticipate the work to be completed […]

Highway 50 Speeds project page

Under the “Projects” tab above, please find a page titled “Highway 50 Speeds.” This is the place to find the latest information on the proposed Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) speed increases along the Highway 50 corridor in Salida. If you are concerned about the proposed changes, please find a Word document template on this […]

Frost gauges update – December 30, 2013

The City of Salida maintains four frost gauges around town due to water meters freezing in the past. The meters are located at the Salida Rec Center, Touber Building, Public Works Department and across from the Water Treatment Plant. The City is conducting this monitoring in order to better understand at what level frost becomes […]

City of Salida Frost Gauges

The City of Salida maintains four frost gauges around town due to water meters freezing in the past. The meters are located at the Salida Rec Center, Touber Building, Public Works Department and across from the Water Treatment Plant. The City is conducting this monitoring in order to better understand at what level frost becomes […]

Snow Removal Info from Public Works

It seems appropriate to write about snow removal this first week of the meteorological winter. We certainly have experienced snow this last week, and I thank everyone for their patience. Snow events are never the same. We adjust differently to each one depending on how wet or dry the snow is,  if there is ice […]

Request to Run Water Prompts Council to Cap Residential Water Usage Charges

During their regular meeting on January 22, the Salida City Council set a cap on water usage charges paid by residential customers that will be effective for the first quarter billing cycle. The decision was made in light of the number of water meters that are freezing, which stops service to the home. Customers are […]

Are you interested in learning more about your household water use?

City of Salida water customers interested in learning more about their household water use can “check out” a monitoring device from the public works department. The water meter monitor mounts magnetically to your refrigerator or stove and enables you to track your water usage. For example, you could check the meter reading immediately before and […]

In Retrospect: Haz Mat Disposal & Code Red

By Audrey Gilpin, Deputy City Clerk Salida Fire Department personnel responded to a hazardous materials spill at about 9 p.m. June 7 in the alley area of 11th and D Streets after a resident dumped a gallon of undiluted malathion, an organophosphate insecticide, in the alley. A total of 18 city employees were at the […]

Salida Celebrates Change and Success in 2011

The citizens of Salida have much to celebrate this holiday season.  Despite the sluggish economy, the City has continued to provide a high level of basic services and to complete a number of exciting projects and improvements around the City in 2011. In addition to the routine maintenance of streets, parks and facilities that the […]

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