Home Rule

Election Day!

The City of Salida will begin counting ballots for the special municipal election at 8:45 a.m. Election Day, January 15, 2013. As of 4 p.m. Monday, the City has received about 1,400 ballots. Voters who have not received a ballot and are registered voters in the city limits should contact Audrey Gilpin, designated election official, […]

Election Update

In an effort to mitigate anticipated legal fees as a result of Aspen resident Marilyn Marks’ involvement in the January 15, 2013 special municipal election, Council unanimously approved staff recommendation to change from an electronic count of the ballots to a hand count. The decision came January 8 after council adjourned from executive session and […]

Election Reminder

Ballots were mailed Monday, December 24, 2012, to approximately 3,200 active registered voters for the January 15, 2013 City of Salida Special Municipal Election. Voters who do not receive a ballot soon should contact the Clerk’s Office at 530-2630 or in person at City Hall, 448 East First Street, Suite 112. The office is open […]

Logic and Accuracy Test

A logic and accuracy test on election equipment for the January 15, 2013 special municipal election will be conducted Friday, January 4 at 3:30 p.m. at City Hall, 448 East First Street, Suite 112. Interested persons may attend to view the process but will not be able to handle test ballots. For more information, call […]

Ballots Are In The Mail – Special Municipal Election

Ballots were mailed Monday, December 24, 2012, to approximately 3,200 active registered voters for the January 15, 2013 City of Salida Special Municipal Election. Voters who do not receive a ballot soon should contact the Clerk’s Office at 530-2630 or in person at City Hall, 448 East First Street, Suite 112. The office is open […]

Notice of a Special Municipal Election

CITY OF SALIDA       NOTICE OF A SPECIAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION Pursuant to Colorado Revised Statutes, §31-2-204(2), notice is hereby given of a Special Municipal Election of the City of Salida, to be held on January 15, 2013.  This election will be conducted by mail. At said election, the electors of the City shall vote … more […]

Home Rule Presentation Tuesday, October 9

Sam Mamet, director of the Colorado Municipal League, will present information on Home Rule at 6 p.m. Tuesday, October 9 at the Salida High School Auditorium. Mamet will speak of both the pros and cons of home rule, answer questions and explain how home rule may or may not be the preferred direction for Salida’s […]

Petitions Available October 8

Petitions for Home Rule Charter Commission Candidates will be available and may be circulated for the first time on Monday, October 8, 2012. Persons interested in running can pick up nomination petitions from the Deputy City Clerk at 448 East First Street, Suite 112, Salida, CO 81201. The signed petitions must be returned to the […]

Clerk Provides Home Rule Information

By Audrey Gilpin, Deputy City Clerk After years of hearing citizens and previous city councils inquire about home rule, the current Salida City Council made it a priority to explore the possibility of Salida adopting a home rule charter. On September 18, council passed, upon second reading, Ordinance 2012-12, initiating the adoption of a home […]

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