Can I pick the type of tree to be planted in front of my home?

The Tree Board attempts to respect the wishes of home owners as to species. We encourage to browse through Salida Trees to get ideas. However, availability, correct sizing and other considerations will be the final determinate. The Tree Board has final authority as to species. more »

Does the tree in front of my house belong to me or the city?

Street trees are the property of the city, however, it is a team effort. As a homeowner you are required to give the tree at your home basic care i.e. regular watering. The city is responsible for pruning and removal. You may remove, correctly prune, or replace your tree with permission from the city. See ... more »

Are there reasons I might not receive a tree?

Yes, your site must be able to accommodate a tree. Proximity to corners, fire hydrants, water meter pits, driveways, and over head power lines all make sighting a tree difficult. Trees in your yard may also make it difficult to plant a street tree. Finally, there must be a city right of way at your ... more »

How can I get a street tree at my home?

Fill out the adoption form or a paper form obtained at the Salida Regional Library or from Salida city hall. Forward the form to the Tree Board with the required information. A volunteer from the Board will inspect your site. If there is a suitable planting site, your name will be added to the list ... more »

Mayor Rose’s Commentary on Recent Budget Cuts

The financial blow up has resulted in two years of budget cuts. At this time the cuts total about $700,000. Financial forecasters lead many of us in the city to conclude revenue will continue to decline and there might be a need to cut the 2010 budget further.

Notice of the Availability of an Environmental Assessment

As required by the National Environmental Policy Act and agency regulations, the Rural Utilities Service has prepared an Environmental Assessment that evaluated the potential environmental effects and consequences of the proposed waste water treatment facility upgrade. This notice announces the availability of the Environmental Assessment for public review and comment.

Community Development Department Spring Update

With the economic downturn, we have seen a decrease in building permit and current planning applications. This reprieve has allowed the staff of the Community Development Department a much needed opportunity to catch up on some long-range projects for the City.

Unique Theater Deemed Unsafe

A notice of the unsafe conditions means that the building has serious life, health and safety issues but at this time the conditions outside the building do not pose an immediate risk to the general public or neighboring properties.

City Makes Responsible Budget Cuts Due to Sales Tax Drop in March

Sales tax figures for the month of March became available this week. The city’s most significant general fund revenue source has been down for seventeen months in a row with only one exception.

Can I request a civil standby?

The police department will have an officer do a civil stand-by for up to 10 minutes. Arrangements need to be made several hours in advance if possible by calling either the office at 719-539-6880 or Dispatch at 719-539-2596. Examples of use: divorce, eviction, child custody, or parent/child argument.  more »

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