Chaffee County Hazard Mitigation Plan Survey

A partnership of the Chaffee County Government and stakeholders in Chaffee County are working together to create a Chaffee County Mitigation Plan.  Community input and involvement is instrumental in the development of a mitigation plan that truly reflects the perceptions and needs of Chaffee County Residents. Chaffee County has developed a community survey and would like ... more »

Loyal Dukes Dog Park South Entrance Closed

The south entrance and adjacent parking lot at Loyal Dukes Dog Park will be closed beginning today, May 21st, 2015 as workers work to remove the existing entry-way and construct a new automatic locking gates at the park.   The entrance and parking lot will re-open to the public on Saturday, May 23rd, 2015 after construction ... more »

Notice of Public Hearing – 2015 Budget Amendment

Please take notice that a proposed 2015 Supplemental Budget concerning the appropriation and expenditure of moneys will be submitted to the City Council of the City of Salida. A copy of the proposed budget is available for public inspection here and at City Hall, located in the Touber ... more »

Community Mulch Pile

The Public Works Department is pleased to advise our citizens that a community mulch pile will be established and made available to Salida Residents, starting Saturday May 23, 2015. It will be located at the Marvin Park T-ball field parking lot at Sackett and M Streets. It is available while the supply lasts, and it ... more »

Town Hall Questions Answered

The City Council held a town hall meeting on April 30th during which attendees asked numerous questions of their elected officials and staff members. Due to time constraints and availability of the resources needed, we were not able to answer all the questions during the meeting. This post includes all the unanswered questions and ... more »

Slurry Sealing Streets Throughout the City Wednesday 5/20/2015-Thursday 5/21/2015

The Public Works Department wants to advise our citizens that on Wednesday & Thursday, May 20th and 21st, 2015 ***,we will be slurry sealing certain streets throughout our city. The four (4) streets that will be sealed are: C Street from 1ST Street to 3rd   Street, E Street from Hwy 50 to E. 11th Street, 8th Street from B ... more »

Agenda and Packet Materials for City Council Work Session 5 18 2015

The agenda and packet are now available for the May 18, 2015 City Council Work Session. CityCouncilPacket20150518_Worksession 1. Administrator Review Update 2. Operating Budget Deficit Discussion   more »

Agenda and Packet Materials for City Council Meeting 5 19 2015

The agenda and packet are now available for the May 19, 2015 City Council Meeting. CityCouncilAgenda20150519 CityCouncilPacket20150519

  2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – Led by Mayor Jim Dickson
  1. CITIZEN PARTICIPATION – 3 minute time limit. Citizen participation is for items not on the agenda and for agenda items that are not scheduled public hearings. ... more »

Employees and Personnel Costs are Most Significant to City Operations

The City’s operating budget is currently under intense review. About 70% of the 2015 General Fund Operating Budget is the cost of personnel. The main purpose of municipal government is to provide public services. Employees working to provide those services are the most significant part of operations. Many employees spend a lot of their ... more »