News

New Website

Welcome to the new website for the municipal government of Salida, Colorado. This article provides some tips for navigating the site and finding the information you need.

Mayor Rose’s Commentary on Recent Budget Cuts

The financial blow up has resulted in two years of budget cuts. At this time the cuts total about $700,000. Financial forecasters lead many of us in the city to conclude revenue will continue to decline and there might be a need to cut the 2010 budget further.

Notice of the Availability of an Environmental Assessment

As required by the National Environmental Policy Act and agency regulations, the Rural Utilities Service has prepared an Environmental Assessment that evaluated the potential environmental effects and consequences of the proposed waste water treatment facility upgrade. This notice announces the availability of the Environmental Assessment for public review and comment.

Community Development Department Spring Update

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.

Unique Theater Deemed Unsafe

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.

City Makes Responsible Budget Cuts Due to Sales Tax Drop in March

Sales tax figures for the month of March became available this week. The city’s most significant general fund revenue source has been down for seventeen months in a row with only one exception.

Touber Building Grand Opening

The Grand Opening of The Touber Building and the signing, by Poncha Springs and Salida, of the Sewer Services Agreement are examples of challenging issues brought to a positive place through collaboration and cooperation.

Recreation Department Activities Enrich and Empower Lives in the Community

Spring always brings a feeling of renewal and new growth and the Recreation Department is no exception to that. Spring is the perfect time to do a deep cleaning of the aquatics center and perform some seasonal and annual maintenance projects. We will close for two weeks beginning May 3 and remain closed until May […]

Watering Restrictions and Other Information

The following water restrictions will be in effect for the 2010 irrigation season. Beginning April 15, 2010, and running through October 15, 2010, outside watering between 10.00 am. And 4.00 pm will not be permitted on any day. The even, odd watering days stay in place, as they do year round. This means if the […]

WasteWater Treatment Plant Upgrade

Status of Wastewater Plant Upgrade The Salida WWTP has received site application approval from the Colorado Department of Health and Environment. SGM the cities engineers along with Finance Manager Jan Schmidt and Administrator Jack Lewis are currently working with USDA Rural Development to obtain financing for the project which will include a combination of low […]

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