Monthly Billing and Bills Delivered by Email

It’s official – monthly billing is here. And, it’s not too late to sign up to receive your first monthly bill by email. Sign up by Tuesday with an email to that includes your account number(s), or go through the web portal to get started. Paperless billing is one of several changes being implemented by the […]

Public Notice – Proposed 2015 Budget

Notice is hereby given that a proposed 2015 budget has been submitted to the Salida City Council for consideration during the October 7th regular council meeting. A hard copy is available for public inspection at City Hall, located in the Touber Building at 448 E. 1st Street, Suite 112 in Salida. The draft budget … more […]

New Face at City Hall

The City of Salida is delighted to welcome Christian Samora as the newly hired Deputy City Clerk. Samora’s first day with the City was Tuesday, August 12th. Samora was the Town Clerk & Treasurer for the Town of Center, Colorado since May 2011 and was responsible for records management, elections, financial management, human resources, municipal […]

Finance Update – Credit Card Payments, Community Funding and the Budget

Summers in Salida are busier than ever with events and public improvement projects. In the midst of all this, it is also time for staff to start planning for the next year. As we kick off the annual budget process, we would like to make sure the public knows about the budget timeline as well as a […]

Salida Receives GOCO Grant for Salida River Trail

Salida Receives GOCO Grant for Salida River Trail

    The City of Salida received a $489,614 Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) Path to Parks Grant to help fund the Salida River Trail Project. The grant, applied for in March by former Community Development Director Michael Yerman … more »

Audit Report for 2013

Results of the City’s annual audit and the 2013 financial statements will be presented at the May 20 city council meeting.  

Arts and Recreation Department Created

The Salida SteamPlant and Hot Springs Pool/Recreation Departments have merged to create the Arts and Recreation Department. Theresa Casey, formerly Recreation Manager, will head the department as Arts and Recreation Director with the support of Michael Varnum and the SteamPlant and Recreation staffs. Dara MacDonald, City Administrator, said she is pleased to make the announcement. […]

Notice of Public Hearing – 2014 Budget Amendment

Please take notice that a proposed 2014 Supplemental Budget concerning the appropriation and expenditure of moneys is being submitted to the city council of the City of Salida. 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 … more […]

Court Dismisses Budget Lawsuit

The Chaffee County District court today granted a Motion to Dismiss the lawsuit filed by Jeff Auxier concerning the annual budgets of the City of Salida. In his Order granting the Motion to Dismiss, Judge Barton agreed with the City of Salida that Mr. Auxier does not have an express or implied private cause of […]

Budget Questions Answered

New council woman Melodee Hallett requested some additional information regarding the proposed budget. In line with the City’s goals for transparency, Councilwoman Hallet’s questions followed by staff’s answers (“Q” & “A”) are being made available for all to review.  (Follow up responses or questions and answers are shown indented.) Q: There seems to be an imbalance of other […]