TOWN COMPETITION – Be a part of history and help shape Chaffee County’s Future!

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City of Salida and CDOT Seeking Public Input on Oak Street (CO 291) Planning Process

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Oak Street (CO 291) Planning Process Underway, Public Input Requested

The City of Salida and the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) have teamed up to plan for a safe, vibrant, and multi-modal gateway along Oak Street (CO 291) beginning at the intersection with Rainbow Boulevard (US 50) and continuing north to Walnut Street near downtown. Transportation consultants have ... more »

It’s Time for a Town Competition!

It's time for a town competition! Buena Vista, Poncha Springs and Salida are holding a 2020 Census competition from Sunday, Aug. 23 to Monday, Aug. 31. Households that have yet to respond to the 2020 Census are challenged to respond ONLINE at my2020census.gov during this timeframe. To learn more about the competition, check out ... more »

Sustainability pays off in Salida

Environmental stewardship is a priority for the community Thanks to the photo-voltaic “community solar garden” at the northwest corner of US Highway 285 and CR 140 (Airport Road), the City of Salida has made a substantial reduction in greenhouse gas emissions and saved the City and taxpayers significant money. In 2019, the City ... more »

Have you responded to the 2020 Census?

Beginning Tuesday, Aug. 11, the U.S. Census Bureau will start knocking on the doors of households that have not completed their Census form. For those who have not responded yet, please don’t delay. Self-responses help save taxpayer dollars. Census takers will wear masks and follow local public health guidelines when they visit your home. All Census takers ... more »

Town Competition among Buena Vista, Poncha Springs and Salida

The three municipalities of Chaffee County are holding a 2020 Census competition from Sunday, Aug. 23 to Monday, Aug. 31.

Households that have yet to respond to the 2020 Census are challenged to respond ONLINE* at my2020census.gov during this timeframe. When completing the form, be sure to digitally capture or print the confirmation ... more »

County Granted Variance for On-Site Parking and Access Coverage Requirements

On July 27th, the City of Salida Board of Adjustments approved (with conditions) Chaffee County's variance requests for their property at 104 Crestone Avenue (the Chaffee County Administrative Building and surrounding campus). The approval allows the County to count 39 newly striped on-street parking spaces along Thonhoff Park and the west side of Crestone Avenue ... more »

E. Crestone Ave. Property Rezone and ROW Vacation Hearings Rescheduled to August 18th

The public hearings regarding the rezoning of a City-owned parcel at the corner of E. Crestone Ave and W. Third St. and the vacation of a portion of the E. Crestone Avenue right-of-way have been rescheduled to August 18th, 2020 in City Council Chambers at 6:00pm. The hearings were originally scheduled for August 4th but ... more »