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Property Owners Encouraged to Read the Municipal Utilities Code

A letter is being sent to all realty offices with addresses listed in the City of Salida as a proactive step toward improving communication about water and wastewater services in Salida. In the spirit of “being open for business,” the staff at the City would like to help the real estate community better serve their […]

Voluntary Water Restrictions

By Lonnie Oversole, Water Plant Manager Water restrictions for the 2012 irrigation season will again be on a voluntary basis. Citizens are encouraged to follow the same restrictions that had been in place in past years, which includes even/odd day watering and no watering between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Should you choose not to […]

Chief Gives Bicycle Safety Tips & Rules of the Road

By Terry Clark, Salida Police Chief Greetings from the Salida Police Department. I hope everyone is enjoying this summer-like weather we have had lately. I have been, but I am concerned about the overly dry conditions coming into the summer months. Given the weather conditions most of the winter, I have seen a lot of […]

Water and Sewer Bills Mailed Out Today

Once every three months, that dreaded bill arrives! This post addresses a few details about the water and sewer billing process. Bills are mailed on the last day of each quarter and payment is due one month later. Charges are for a three-month period but are often compared to monthly rates in other places. Salida’s

City Administrator Finalists Public Forum hosted by League of Women Voters

A public forum for the Salida City Administrator Finalists will be held at 7 p.m. April 5 in Salida City Council Chambers, 448 East First Street.  The forum is hosted by the League of Women Voters Chaffee County. The candidates are Richard Bellis of Taos, New Mexico, Scott Hahn of Salida, Mark Heller of Golden […]

The City Welcomes Wright as Administrative Assistant

The City of Salida welcomes new administrative assistant Heather Wright to City Hall. A long-time Salida resident, Heather worked for the Bureau of Land Management and Colorado State Parks for about 12 years. During her tenure, she served as recreation technician, administrative assistant and contact representative. She brings immense experience working within the public sector […]

City Clerk Update: Liquor Server Training and Special Events

By Audrey Gilpin, Deputy City Clerk A free liquor server training class will be held from 1-3:30 p.m. March 28 at the Chaffee County Fairgrounds, 10165 CR 120. Brian Osterhouse with the Colorado Department of Revenue, Liquor Enforcement Division, will conduct the class. The class is sponsored by the City of Salida and Chaffee County. […]

Audit of City Draws to a Close

Today wraps up the week long audit by an independent accounting firm hired by the City. The auditors review agreements, read minutes from meetings, and conduct a variety of detail and analytical testing procedures on the city’s financial records in order to express their opinion as to whether the City’s financial statements and supplemental information […]

City Announces Finalists for Administrator Position

The City of Salida announced Thursday four finalists for the City Administrator position. Finalists are Dara MacDonald of Salida, Mark Heller of Golden, Richard Bellis of Taos, New Mexico and Scott Hahn of Salida. MacDonald is Salida Interim City Administrator and has been with the City since 2005 serving as City Planner and Community Development […]

Chief Gives Spring Fire Safety Tips

By Don Taylor, Salida Fire Chief The mountains are getting snow, but the Salida area has not seen a significant amount of snow this winter.  These early spring-like days are great for getting out and enjoying the city and its many amenities, but it does bring the potential for a … more »

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