Mayor Answers Questions about NRC

Over the past eight months there have been a lot of questions regarding the Natural Resource Center 63-20 proposal. This monologue has been typically speculative. Until about 2 weeks ago the 63-20 was under a Forest Service imposed non disclosure agreement as were all the other developers that offered proposals for the Forest Service office ... more »

The Pool is Open!

The Salida Hot Springs Aquatic Center will re-open Thursday, May 26 at 6 am for lap swim. The pool is full and the water is warm! We will open at noon for our FREE School’s Out Summer Kick-off party. Come join the fun. Again, please accept our sincere apologies for the inconvenience of the past few ... more »

Seeking Board and Commission Members

The City of Salida is seeking volunteers for the Planning Commission, Recreation Advisory Board and Board of Appeals. All active members of City boards and commissions are entitled to an individual pass to the Salida Hot Springs Aquatic Center. The Planning Commission hears applications related to land use in the City and advises the City Council ... more »

City to begin Property Maintenance Code Enforcement in C-1 zone

A good way to avoid major, expensive repairs to your property is to perform routine maintenance. Well maintained properties provide a safe and welcoming atmosphere for residents and visitors alike. In October of 2008 the City embarked on a systematic enforcement of the property maintenance code for commercial and multi-family buildings. At ... more »

Salida Hot Springs to Remain Closed through Wednesday, May 25

Due to unforeseen difficulty in the testing process for the newest water line connection, we will remain closed Wednesday, May 25th. We hope to have the tests complete and the pool back up to temperature sometime Wednesday so that we may re-open Thursday, May 26, for Lap Swim at 6am. Please continue to call for ... more »

Water Plant Manager’s Spring Update

Water restrictions for the 2011 irrigation season will be on a voluntary basis. You are encouraged to follow the same restrictions that have been in place past years: • Even and odd day watering according to the address of your property • No watering between 10:00am and 4:00pm. Should you choose not to follow voluntary water restrictions there ... more »

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 ... more »

Mayor Explains Water Rate Increase

In the middle of March a hand written letter was left for me at Salida City Hall. In this letter a Salida resident, who has lived here for twenty years, expressed her concern that the rise in water rates would create a situation where she and her husband might have to leave the City. ... more »

New Utility Code Nears Completion

A significant project is underway at the city. Over the next several months, we will re-write the Salida Municipal Code. The water and wastewater utilities chapter is the first to be addressed. The ordinance adopting the revised code will be presented to city council on April 19 for approval on first reading. Changes of most significance ... more »

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 ... more »