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Posted on November 5, 2010
The annual budget process is nearing completion. Earlier this week the public hearing for the proposed 2011 budget was continued until the November 16th council meeting. At that time we expect City Council to finalize the document that essentially becomes our operating plan for the coming year. Even without the severe reduction in revenue faced in this election, the City has difficult choices on how to allocate available funds. Over the next several months, staff will evaluate services provided to residents and visitors and will propose changes.
Expectations for the level of basic public services and quality of life amenities are not the same for all citizens. As we continue to evaluate what services we provide and where we spend taxpayer dollars, we welcome your input.
Posted on October 5, 2010
Notice is hereby given that a proposed 2011 budget has been submitted to the Salida City Council. A copy of the proposed budget is available for public inspection at City Hall located in the Touber Building at 448 E. 1st Street, Suite 112 in Salida. The proposed budget was presented at the regular … more »
Posted on September 27, 2010
As a follow up post to Mayor Rose’s column last week I would like to encourage citizens to attend the upcoming forums sponsored by the League of Women Voters in Salida and Buena Vista over the next three weeks. All forums are from 7-9 PM. Also, the statewide ballot issues affecting local finances are also of utmost interest … more […]
Posted on September 23, 2010
The City of Salida no longer requires dog or cat licenses. A voluntary registration program is available through the Arkansas Valley Humane Society if you wish to register your pet. Being included in AVHS’s database can help reconnect you with your pet in the event he or she is ever lost. The City’s registration requirement was […]
Posted on August 6, 2010
Requests for funding community projects are being accepted for the 2011 budget process although little, if any, funding will be available. The City has been accused of doing nothing to “tighten the belt” on spending during the current economic times. This simply is not true. Community projects are just one area likely to be affected next year.
Posted on July 30, 2010
City of Salida receives favorable decision on the Plaintiffs’ First Claim for Relief in the lawsuit with the Salida Visitor Group, Don Jackson and Elizabeth Kudasik: The City of Salida received very good news that it has prevailed on the First Claim for Relief in the suit filed against it by Don Jackson, Elizabeth Kudasik […]
Posted on July 9, 2010
At this time the City of Salida does not have a general business license, but we do have Liquor Licenses, Special Events Liquor Permits, Peddlers, Solicitors, and Transient Merchants licenses, Arborist licenses, and Animal licenses. This article provides guidance for compliance with local licensing requirements.
Posted on June 17, 2010
An informational meeting regarding the proposed county-wide sales tax is scheduled for Tuesday, June 22nd, from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. at the SteamPlant Ballroom.
Posted on June 10, 2010
Welcome to the new website for the municipal government of Salida, Colorado. This article provides some tips for navigating the site and finding the information you need.
Posted on May 14, 2010
Sales tax figures for the month of March became available this week. The city’s most significant general fund revenue source has been down for seventeen months in a row with only one exception.