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Salida Fire Department Urges Residents to “Have Two Ways Out!” During Fire Prevention Week, October 7-13, 2012

If you woke up to a fire in your home, how much time do you think you would have to get to safety?  According to the nonprofit National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), one-third of American households estimated they thought their family would have at least 6 minutes before a fire in their home would become […]

Oct. 2 Council Meeting Materials Available

The October 2nd City Council regular meeting agenda and packet are available. Agenda Packet 2013 Budget Presentation by Jan Schmidt more »

Clerk Provides Home Rule Information

By Audrey Gilpin, Deputy City Clerk After years of hearing citizens and previous city councils inquire about home rule, the current Salida City Council made it a priority to explore the possibility of Salida adopting a home rule charter. On September 18, council passed, upon second reading, Ordinance 2012-12, initiating the adoption of a home […]

Emergency Training Exercise Sept. 28

South Central All Hazards Region and Chaffee County Office of Emergency Management are hosting a training exercise on September 28, 2012 at the Buena Vista Rodeo Grounds from 9:00am-5:00pm. Gregg Drive will remain open during the training exercise, but traffic could minimally be impacted in the area. The hands-on scenario based training is designed to […]

Bridge as Art Models at Library – Please Comment!

Bridge as Art project proposal models are available at the Salida Regional Library. Please vote for and comment on your favorite model. Voting and comment period ends at noon Monday, October 1. Salida City Council will review the project proposals during their regular meeting at 6 p.m. October 2 in Council Chambers. Please read the […]

Submission Date Extended for Painting Proposals

The City of Salida and Chaffee County extended the deadline to submit bids for painting the cornice of the Touber Building. Proposals will be accepted at City Hall until 9:00 AM Wednesday, October 3rd. Questions may be directed to Kevin Andreas at 719-207-0404. more »

Land Use Code Community Meeting – Sept. 25

A public input meeting regarding the revised Land Use Code will be held at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 25 in Council Chambers at the Touber Building, 448 East First Street. During the September 18 city council meeting, council directed staff to focus the discussion and take public comment on two recommendations from the Planning Commission […]

Bridge as Art Proposals – What do YOU like?

Salida City Council will meet on Friday, September 21 at 8:45 a.m. at the Bridge Art project site (220 West Sackett Ave.) to continue their discussion on the SteamPlant & Sackett Avenue Bridge as Art project proposals. Council will then walk to council chambers (448 East First Street) to consider Resolution 2012-55, awarding the Bridge […]

Home Rule Information

Sam Mamet with the Colorado Municipal League will be in Salida to present information on home rule at 6 p.m. October 9 at the Salida High School Auditorium. Please plan to attend this presentation that will discuss both pros and cons of home rule. Get informed!

City of Salida Recreation Seeks Front Desk Clerk

City of Salida Recreation seeks a friendly and dependable individual for a part time position as Front Desk Clerk.  Hours/shifts vary and include mornings, evenings and weekends. Duties include customer service and light cleaning; good computer skills are required. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs, stand for periods of time and work […]