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 re-opened ... more »

Salida Recreation kicks off 2013 Fitness Challenge

Happy New Year from Salida Recreation! For the third year, we are kicking off the new year with the 2013 Fitness Challenge by partnering with health oriented businesses and organizations to offer free fitness classes and seminars relating to many different aspects of health. We have over 20 events scheduled over the course of January and February, ... more »

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 from ... more »

City Budget Available

The 2013 City of Salida budget is available to the public on the City’s website at http://cityofsalida.com/_site/wp-content/uploads/2013-Budget-Package.pdf. Jan Schmidt, city finance director, said Salida’s current financial condition is in pretty good shape overall. “This is mostly due to growth in sales tax revenue and a tight rein on spending,” she said. Schmidt said the 2013 ... more »

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 ... more »

Chief addresses safety issues

Chief Terry Clark, Salida Police Department

Greetings from the Salida Police Department. We hope everyone has enjoyed the Holiday Season so far. I know we are all thankful for the fresh snow in the mountains, hoping there will be a lot more to come over the winter.

 My message for this article is about ... more »

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 from ... more »

Are you interested in learning more about your household water use?

City of Salida water customers interested in learning more about their household water use can “check out” a monitoring device from the public works department. The water meter monitor mounts magnetically to your refrigerator or stove and enables you to track your water usage. For example, you could check the meter reading immediately before and ... more »

Holiday Message from Mayor Stephens

If you are reading this, perhaps we made it through the Mayan Apocalypse.  But you never know as guessing one day a couple thousand years into the future may be an inexact science.  However after seeing Mayan architecture, engineering, and how they tie it into the natural world, I wouldn’t put it past them to ... more »

Customers Encouraged to Check for Water Leaks

In an effort to increase customer service and elevate environmental responsibility, the Salida Utilities Department is mailing over 200 letters this week notifying customers of potential leaks that could be wasting water and driving up their quarterly bill. An advantage of the new meters that were recently installed is the ability for Public Works to take ... more »

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