City Government

02.04.2014 City Council Packet Materials Available

Salida City Council will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, February 2nd for their work session and at 7 p.m. for their regular meeting. All take place in City Council Chambers. Work Session Agenda Regular Meeting Agenda and Packet  more »

Mayor Jim Dickson would like to hear from you

Mayor Jim Dickson would like to hear from you

Salida’s new Mayor Jim Dickson has an office in City Hall, 448 East 1st Street. He would love to meet with you! Call him at 719-530-2624 or email him at jim.dickson@salidaelected.com to set up an appointment.  more »

City Council Special Meeting Scheduled for 10-08-13 – Updated

The City of Salida City Council will hold a Special Meeting at 6:00 p.m. on October 8, 2013 in Council Chambers. Updated Agenda at link: Agenda more »

McCormick Park Dedication Ceremony

McCormick Park Dedication Ceremony

Salida’s newest park, located alongside the Arkansas River behind the Touber Building at 448 E. 1st St was dedicated in a ceremony to former City Councilman Jim (‘Jimmy’) McCormick yesterday. The dedication included the unveiling of a commemorative plaque in honor of Jimmy’s … more »

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 »