Petitions Available October 8

Petitions for Home Rule Charter Commission Candidates will be available and may be circulated for the first time on Monday, October 8, 2012. Persons interested in running can pick up nomination petitions from the Deputy City Clerk at 448 East First Street, Suite 112, Salida, CO 81201. The signed petitions must be returned to the Clerk’s office by 5 p.m. November 7, 2012.

Sam Mamet with the Colorado Municipal League will present information on Home Rule at 6 p.m. October 9, 2012 at the Salida High School Auditorium.

The petitions need a minimum of 25 signatures. Each signor must be a registered elector residing within the City limits.

Persons desiring to vote in the January 15, 2013 Special Municipal Election and have not registered to vote, must do so by Monday, December 17 by 5:00 p.m. Persons may register to vote at the Chaffee County Clerk’s office, 104 Crestone Avenue, Salida. You may update your voter information anytime at

For more information, please call 530-2630.