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Salida Hot Springs Pool Closed May 9 to 14

When you think of Spring Cleaning what things end up on your list? As the Hot Springs Pool staff prepare for our annual spring shutdown, we begin to make our lists of what needs to be done. It is amazing the things that need detailed attention. Twice a year we empty the pool and power […]

Salida Utilities Customer Survey

We want to hear from you! In an effort to gather your opinions on a some specific topics related to customer billing we developed a short customer survey. The survey takes just a few minutes and is available at city hall or may be completed online. One topic that comes up repeatedly is the quarterly billing cycle. Many people […]

Bring in the Sunshine

I appreciate the articles and comments regarding Sunshine Week. As a reminder Sunshine Week was the Florida’s press response to State of Florida legislation that would broaden the situations that public access could be blocked by the state. Watergate and the Teapot Dome Scandal are just two of hundreds of public official’s … more »

Spring Fire Safety

As many you witnessed a couple of weeks ago, it appears the spring fire season is already upon us. While we watch the snow fall on the mountains around us, the valley has seen little significant moisture this winter. This newspaper said in an article earlier this week there had been below average moisture for […]

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 […]