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Comprehensive Plan Workshop

Mark your calendars and plan to join us on Thursday, October 14th. On this evening there will be a public workshop to discuss the draft Salida Comprehensive Plan and the results of the recent priorities survey. The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. at the SteamPlant Ballroom, 220 W. Sackett Ave. Public participation is … more […]

Placement of Election Signs

Now that election season is upon us the City would like to remind citizens to be mindful of the placement of election related signs. Election signs may be displayed on private property but are not allowed in the public right-of-way. Remember that in the City of Salida, private property begins on the house … more »

Election Information

As a follow up post to Mayor Rose’s column last week I would like to encourage citizens to attend the upcoming forums sponsored by the League of Women Voters in Salida and Buena Vista over the next three weeks. All forums are from 7-9 PM. Also, the statewide ballot issues affecting local finances are also of utmost interest … more […]

Be an informed voter

Fall remains my favorite time of year.  The beauty that is Chaffee County grabs the eye and the heart as the light makes its seasonal change.   Fall is also the season for elections.  Locally the most important issue on the ballot is 3A.  3A asks voters in the Salida R 32 J School District to approve a bond […]

How are Poncha Springs water and sewer customers affected by the 2010 agreement with Salida?

The following letter was mailed to all residents of the Town of Poncha Springs in April to explain changes in their future sewer billings. Dear Poncha Springs Resident: Earlier this month, the Board of Trustees for the Town of Poncha Springs (the Town or Poncha Springs) and the City Council of the City of Salida […]

The Benefits of Recreation-Things to do in the Fall

By Theresa Casey, Recreation Manager As the seasons change so do our physical activity habits. Don’t let the chill in the air and the earlier sunset keep you from recreating this winter. The benefits of recreation are abundant: recreation reduces stress and depression, promotes creative play and rejuvenates your body and mind. Wikipedia defines recreation […]

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 »

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 […]

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 »

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