Improvements to the Salida Hot Springs Pool

Salida Hot Springs Aquatic Center is proud to announce that we have remodeled three of our famous private soaking pools and re-opened them on October 16th. Enjoy soaking in privacy in our hot mineral spring water, collected underground and piped 8 miles from the source high in the majestic Rocky Mountains. This sparkling clear and odorless ... more »

City Announces 2012 Budget Timeline

A preliminary 2012 budget was submitted to the city council last week. During upcoming work sessions, we will ask the council to review priorities and determine funding for various projects and areas of operations next year. This article provides an overview of the 2012 budget timeline and input process.  Timeline:

  • Proposed budget submitted to council                                     Oct 4
  • Council ... more »

2011 Municipal Election

2011 Municipal Election The City of Salida will be participating in the Coordinated Mail Ballot Election, November 1, 2011. According to the Salida Municipal Code Section 2-10-2 (d) the terms of office of all elected City officials shall commence at the first meeting of the City Council following their election.  City Council meetings are held on the ... more »

Notice of Budget

Notice is hereby given that a proposed 2012 budget was submitted to the Salida City Council. A copy of the proposed budget is available for public inspection at City Hall, located in the Touber Building at 448 E. 1st Street, Suite 112 in Salida. The proposed budget will be discussed at a council ... more »

Fall Fire Safety and Fire Prevention Week

Fall Fire Safety and Fire Prevention Week The Salida Fire Department and the South Arkansas Fire Protection District are joining forces to deliver the 2011 Fire Prevention Message to “Protect Your Family From Fire” and to celebrate Fire Prevention Week October 9-15, 2011. The departments are joining the National Fire Prevention Agency and communities across the United ... more »

‘Thank You to Friends of the SteamPlant’

I encourage you to say a hearty thank you to members of the Friends of the SteamPlant. This group of dedicated supporters from our community provides much needed support to the SteamPlant throughout the year. Thanks to their efforts, the SteamPlant presents cultural  and special events that benefit many causes in our community. The Friends ... more »

Disconnecting from the City’s Utility Service

When City Council repealed and reenacted Chapter 13, Municipal Utilities, of the Salida Municipal Code earlier this year, a provision was added regarding the disconnection of service. Section 13-2-210 provides that “any property owner who desires to disconnect a water or wastewater service line must give written notice to the City.” We developed a form ... more »

Accessory Structure Fee Deferral and Fee Suspension Agreements Available

In May of this year, City Council repealed and reenacted Chapter 13 of the Salida Municipal Code, which governs water and sewer service. The new code provided for a change in the treatment of residential properties that include both a primary and accessory structure. To reduce quarterly service charges for the account, the owners of ... more »

Outside Magazine selects AHRA as One of the Top Parks in the Nation

SALIDA, Colo. – Outside magazine selected the Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area (AHRA) as one of the top five state parks in the nation. The AHRA is a 152-mile Colorado State Park that features one of the nation’s best whitewater boating locations as well as one of the state’s premier brown trout fisheries. The popular outdoor magazine ... more »

Lights Off Downtown

The stars may seem a little brighter in downtown Salida for the next few nights.  Xcel Energy has temporarily turned off the cobra lights in downtown at the request of the City.  This has been done in order to test the level of lighting in the downtown area.  The cobra lights will be turned back ... more »

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