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July 4th Fireworks and Street Closures Scheduled

The City of Salida Fire Department has scheduled a full fireworks display on Independence Day, Saturday, July 4, 2015.  Safety is a priority for all involved, and in accordance, Spiral Drive on Tenderfoot Mountain will be closed to ALL traffic—vehicle, bike, walking, etc.—starting Friday evening, July 3 through Sunday, July 5 at noon. Please be […]

The New Salida Municipal Code Page

The Salida Municipal Code is a collection of the current laws of the City.  As the City Council adopts new ordinances, the new legislation is codified into the Municipal Code to reflect the regulations currently in place.   The process of codifying new legislation into the code is typically done on a monthly basis. The existing

D Street Closure for Water Line Repair

Salida, CO— “D” Street between 2nd Street and 3rd Street will be closed today for water line repair and asphalt patching.  Barricades will be in place while the closure is in effect, which may extend into Tuesday, June 30th. The closure area will be accessible by residents of the affected block only; there will be […]

City Accepting Bids for 14th Street and K Street Rehabilitation Project

Sealed BIDS for construction of the K Street & 14th Street Rehabilitation will be received at the City Public Works Building 340 W Highway 291, Salida, CO 81201 until 9:00 AM July 14, 2015. Bid will be publicly opened and read at 9:10 AM at Public Works Building 340 West Highway 291, Salida, CO  81201. […]

What’s In a Budget?

In simple terms, a budget is a financial plan that identifies the stuff we want and how we will pay for it. “We” is the community. “Wants” are always more than the amount of money available, so we need to make choices. The discretionary part of the budget should fund what Salida citizens think is […]

Salida Fire Collecting Donations for Fireworks

Salida, CO—The City of Salida Fire Department will be out crisscrossing Salida streets in their fire trucks this Saturday, June 27 from 5:30 – 9:00 p.m. They will be accepting donations to support the Independence Day fireworks display. Please be aware that the fire truck sirens will be on and may startle children or pets. […]

Are You Helping Control Administrative Costs?

Never get a late charge again by signing up for ACH payments! ACH processing is a much more efficient way to process payments and saves the City money. We started giving customers an option to sign up for ACH in 2009. Gradually, the number of customers signed up has grown to almost 800! That’s nearly […]

Public is Invited to Community Budget Priority Meeting

Salida, CO –The City of Salida invites all Salida citizens to attend a Community Budget Priority Meeting to share ideas and priorities for the 2016 City Budget.  The meeting will be held Tuesday, June 23, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Salida SteamPlant, 220 W Sackett Avenue, Salida. The meeting will provide […]

Weekly City News – Chief Terry Clark

Greetings from the Salida Police Department.  Summer is officially here and the Arkansas River is running at very high levels. This is FIBArk week and it looks to be a very good one. I wanted to talk about a few issues that occur during this season, possibly help avoid problems for all who enjoy the […]