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Money from 2A and 2B

Mayor’s Article March 4, 2011—- I am going to focus on just one topic, that topic being how capital improvements and operating expenses are linked and the impact that linkage has on government expenses. Simply stated, capital improvements are new things. Operating expenses mostly go to the personnel that monitor, maintain … more »

Advertisement for Boards and Commissions

THE CITY OF SALIDA IS SEEKING BOARD MEMBERS The City currently has vacancies for the Board of Adjustment, Board of Appeals and the Historic Preservation Commission. We are seeking a number of Salida residents to volunteer their time, energy, and enthusiasm to serve on these boards. Applications are available at City Hall or on the […]

Information about Water and Sewer Bills

Water and sewer bills for the fourth quarter (October to December 2010) were mailed at the first of the year. The Salida Utilities section of our website contains information for water and sewer customers. If you have questions about your bill, the illustrations posted under Frequent Questions may help explain the different components of your bill. … more »

Salida Celebrates Success in 2010

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 2010. City staff would like to take a few moments to list … more »

Budget Shortfalls Avoided

Those who have followed the public meetings and articles about the city budget may have picked up conflicting messages. Earlier this year, we expected a shortfall for 2010. Budget work sessions for 2011 led off with similar concerns. Recently, we discussed how much reserves will increase and future resources will be freed up after final […]

Unique Theatre Headline Misleading

RE: Clarification of the City of Salida’s position and response to the ownership of the Unique Theater regarding the abatement of the unsafe condition. The headline in the Mountain Mail on Wednesday December 8th was inaccurate and misleading regarding the City’s position on the abatement of the unsafe condition of the Unique Theater.  The City […]

Get Active in 2011

Did you know the average person gains 7 to 10 pounds during the holiday season? There are tricks to avoiding this unwanted gain; don’t go to social engagements on an empty stomach, drink plenty of water, don’t forget those fruits and vegetables, and make time to keep up your physical activity. Resist that after meal […]

Unique Theater Stabilization Moves Forward

The City of Salida has entered into a construction agreement with Diesslin Structures, Inc. (“DSI”) for stabilization of the Unique Theater. Work is expected to begin as early as December 7, 2010 and will last approximately 4 weeks. Stabilization work will include only the minimum work necessary to abate the dangerous conditions identified by the […]

Thanksgiving closure of City Hall

City Hall will close at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, November 24th and remain closed Thursday and Friday in observation of the Thanksgiving holiday. We will re-open for business at 8:00 AM on Monday, November 29th. Please contact Chaffee County Dispatch at 719-539-2596 should you need to reach someone for an urgent matter over the long weekend.  Call […]

Wastewater Safety Award, Project Update

The City of Salida Wastewater Treatment Plant Project has been advertised for bids. A mandatory pre-bid meeting was held at 10:00 A.M. on November 5, 2010 at City Hall and then at the Wastewater Treatment Plant.  There were 7 contractors in attendance, with a total of 24 people.  Bids will be received by the City […]

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