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McCormick Park dedication Monday, August 19 at 4pm

Former Councilman Jim McCormick will have a park dedicated in his honor this coming Monday, August 19 at 4pm. The Park is located behind the City Hall side of the Touber Building (448 E 1st St.) along the Arkansas River. After years of service to the community, including serving almost 8 years on the Salida […]

Nomination Petitions Due August 26

This year’s regular municipal election is on Tuesday, November 5th. The election will be coordinated with Chaffee County. Nomination petitions are available. There will be three open seats on City Council (Ward 1, 2, 3), and the Mayor’s seat. Council members serve a four-year term and the Mayor serves a two-year term. The elected City […]

Sign Requirements

With the November election less than 90 days away, campaign signs are permitted in the City, but there are some regulations concerning the sizes and placement of those signs.  The First Amendment ensures citizens their rights to have political signs.  The code allows for extra signs during the election season but regulates the time, place, […]

2013 Street Improvements Project in Progress

City Council awarded the bid contract for 2013 Street Improvements on August 6 to Diesslin Structures, Inc. and work has begun. Work areas are: 13th Street from C to J J Street from Sackett to 3rd K Street from Sackett to 3rd M Street from Sackett to Crestone Mesa Court Drive D and E Street […]

Southwest Conservation Corps finish up work on Salida trails

Southwest Conservation Corps finish up work on Salida trails

With support from lottery funds through Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO), in partnership with the Colorado Youth Corps Association (CYCA), the City of Salida launched its first coordinated attempt to tackle the weeds that have become a problem along Salida’s urban trail system. The Southwest … more »

SNRCDC Board Agenda Aug. 6 Available

The Salida Natural Resource Center Development Corporation Board will meet at 11 a.m. August 6 in the City Council Chambers. Here is the agenda. more »

City Council Materials Available for August 6

The Salida City Council will meet at 6 p.m. August 6th for their work session and will hold the regular meeting at 7 p.m., all held in Salida City Council Chambers. Work Session Agenda City Council Agenda City Council Packet more »

Thinking of Running for an Elected Office this November?

This year’s regular municipal election is on Tuesday, November 5th. The election will be coordinated with Chaffee County. Being an elected official is an important job and a significant way to participate in and support this unique and thriving community. Get informed and involved! There will be three open seats on City Council (Ward 1, […]

How can I learn more about City finances?

A lot of financial information is available on this website and is discussed in city council work sessions and regular meetings. In particular, budget work sessions are held in late summer and fall and the annual audit is published late spring or early summer. For more information to understand the city budgets, annual audits and […]