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Buena Vista and Salida Join the HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign

By: Lisa Malde, Director of LiveWell Chaffee County Trustees and City Council approve resolution to partner with LiveWell Colorado to build a healthier community LiveWell Chaffee County announced today that the Salida City Council and the Buena Vista Trustees passed resolutions over the past few weeks to join the HEAL Cities & … more »

Colorado, Salida municipal government facts & stats

By: Emily Katsimpalis, Administrative Intern and Audrey Gilpin, Deputy City Clerk With the regular municipal election approaching and the first day to pick up nomination petitions August 6th, a brief overview of the organizational structure and statistics of municipal government in Salida and Colorado might be useful. The City of Salida has a mayor-council form […]

Hickenlooper to Speak at Salida SteamPlant

Governor John Hickenlooper will be the speaker at the Denver Forum luncheon titled “A Report to The People: Colorado Up to Now” at noon August 14th at the Salida SteamPlant Event Center, 220 W. Sackett Ave. John Hickenlooper, a self-described “recovering geologist now on loan to public service,” was elected Governor in 2010. The luncheon […]

Chisholm Park progress

Chisholm Park progress

Construction at Chisholm Park, located at 324 Hunt Street in Salida, took off this past week. The new pavilion being constructed at the park now has walls and a roof. Once completed, the pavilion will feature indoor/outdoor event space and restrooms. The project is scheduled to be … more »

Public Workshop on the Creative District Strategic Plan on July 23

Mark your calendars, and plan to join us on Tuesday, July 23 for a public workshop to discuss the draft for the Creative District Strategic Plan. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. in the SteamPlant Ballroom, 220 W. Sackett Ave. In March 2012, Salida’s historic downtown was selected as one of only two inaugural […]

Jim McCormick honored with commemorative plaque for service to community

Jim McCormick honored with commemorative plaque for service to community

During last night’s Council meeting Former Ward One City Councilman Jim McCormick received a plaque commemorating his service to the community as a Councilman.   Jim McCormick resigned from his position as Salida City Councilman June 7. McCormick served for almost eight … more »

Natural Resource Center Development Corporation Meeting Agenda Available

The agenda for the July 16 Natural Resource Center Development Corporation meeting is now available.   Agenda more »

City Council Materials Available for July 16

City Council materials for the July 16th meeting are available. The meeting begins at 6:00 p.m. Agenda Packet   more »

2014 Budget Requests Solicited

Summer public improvement projects and activities are in full swing at the city. It is also time to start prioritizing projects and activities for next year. Work that could not be completed this year because of timing or funding constraints and any new needs identified will be considered for the 2014 budget. This is a […]

Deer Task Force Meeting July 15th

The first meeting of the City of Salida Deer Task Force will be held on Monday, July 15th at 5:00 p.m. in the Methodist Mountain Conference Room of the Touber Building. Among the agenda items will be setting the schedule for future meetings. more »