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Creative Mondays Free Classes at the SteamPlant Start Monday, Oct 7

Salida’s Creative District will host the first free Creative Mondays class on Monday, October 7, 2013 at the SteamPlant Ballroom, 220 W. Sackett from 6-8 p.m. Creative Mondays is series of free classes primarily for artists and creative entrepreneurs, but everyone is welcome to attend. They will be held the first Monday of the month […]

First Street Festival will take place this Saturday, September 28, 2013

The First Street Festival to benefit downtown businesses featuring live music, food and a Touch-A-Truck event will take place Saturday, September 28 from 11am-6pm. It will be on First Street between F & E Streets. The festival is being held to benefit downtown businesses affected by the First Street Improvement Project. A silent auction will […]

City of Salida Sale of Surplus Property – Pictures

The City of Salida will accept sealed bids for surplus city property through 2:00 p.m. on September 30th, 2013 at City Hall, 448 E First Street Suite 112, Salida. All bids will be opened at City Hall at 2:30 P.M. on September 30th, 2013. Please include contact information (phone or email) in your bid. A list […]

Website Update and Information

The City of Salida has recently updated the website ( to make uploading documents more efficient. A large volume of information and meeting materials are saved on this website since it went live in June 2010 (see first post here) and is still available on the site. The City added a new meetings function, which … more […]

Seeking Requests for Proposals from Employee Benefit Consultants

*** DEADLINE EXTENDED – The deadline for submitting proposals has been extended to Friday November 15, 2013 ****   The City of Salida requests proposals from qualified consulting firms to guide a process to evaluate employee benefits and recommend an updated slate of benefit offerings to address a broad spectrum of employees’ physical and mental health […]

Can retailers include sales tax in the price of the item sold?

Only in very few cases is it OK to include sales tax in the price charged to customers. Although governed by the state, this question comes up frequently at the City. We are posting this information for the education of local vendors in an effort to help them be in compliance! The Department of Revenue’s website has … more […]

City Council Materials Available for 09-17-2013 – Updated

The Salida City Council will meet at 7 a.m. Tuesday, September 17th in city council chambers for a budget work session. The regular meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Sept. 17th in council chambers. Work Session Memo Regular Meeting Packet more »

City Hall Phone Outage – Resolved!

The phones at City Hall are currently down. We hope to have this issue resolved shortly and will update this post when repairs are complete. Update – This outage appears to be throughout the Touber building, affecting the Salida Police Department and the Chaffee County offices. Update – Repairs have been completed and the phones […]