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Salida Recreation Is Looking For Your Input!

Salida Recreation will be conducting a brief survey regarding the Hot Springs Aquatic Center and recreation programming through November 10. Surveys can be taken online or paper copies may be picked up at the pool. The survey will be used by the recreation department and the City of Salida to determine what programs and services […]

The Salida Creative District presents second Creative Mondays discussion November 4

The Salida Creative District presents the second class in its Creative Mondays series on Monday, November 4, 2013 from 6:00-7:30pm at the SteamPlant Annex, 220 W. Sackett. Lyle Latvala, Small Business Development Business Development (SBDC) Counselor and Cotopaxi High School teacher will lead an interactive discussion titled “Real World Steps to Make Your Creative Business […]

City’s “Document Library” has Financial Information Available

According to our website statistics, very few people access the financial information that is available. But, people do talk about it! For the past several years, details about the budget, actual revenues and disbursements have been published on the City’s website. Anyone interested in City finances can find a great deal of current and historical information including monthly disbursement […]

Salida’s Whitewater Park featured for Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO)’s 20th Anniversary

The City of Salida’s Whitewater Park, which was partially funded via a grant from Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO), is featured in a 20th Anniversary “20 for Our 20th Anniversary” feature on the organization’s website: http://www.goco.org/featured-projects The selected projects have been featured for being great projects that “represent some of the best Colorado has to offer.” […]

Mayor Proclaims Friday as Spartan Day

Don Stephens, Mayor of Salida, proclaimed that Friday, October 25, is Spartan Day in Salida in recognition of Spartan athletes’ stellar performances this year in many sports. Stephens encourages everyone in the community to put on their colors, attend the Spartan Soccer game at 1 p.m. Friday at Salida High School Turf Field and show strong support for […]

Colorado Department of Local Affairs finds Salida’s Budgets to be in Compliance

As the local newspaper reported on Monday, Jeff Auxier filed a lawsuit (which still has not been served) alleging the City of Salida’s budgets do not comply with Colorado Budget Law. The City would like to share the following email received from the Department of Local Affairs. On Tue, Oct 22, 2013 at 10:57 AM, Biggs – DOLA, Jarrod <jarrod.biggs@state.co.us> wrote: Jan, I […]

CDOT Public Meeting Set for December 10

Mayor Don Stephens convened a meeting on Tuesday, October 22nd between representatives from the City of Salida, Chaffee County and Colorado Department of Transportation.  The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the results of a speed study conducted last summer on Hwy 50 in Salida.  Kerrie Neet, Regional Transportation Director for Region 5, Mike […]

2014 Projects Planned

After a series of budget work sessions with the City Council, the list of capital projects planned for 2014 is set. The City’s current financial condition allows for all these projects to be paid with a combination of reserves and current revenue sources, including over $1.5 million in grants. Staff is finalizing project specifications and […]

2013 Salida Creative District Strategic Plan

Salida City Council adopted the 2013 Salida Creative District Strategic Plan and logo at the Council meeting on October 1, 2013 via a non-binding resolution. The document will serve as a guide for future planning and projects in the Creative District. On March 30, 2012 Salida’s historic downtown was selected as one of only two […]

Salida named a Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists

The City of Salida and Salida Recreation are proud to announce that our community has been chosen as an official Bicycle Friendly Community. This designation comes from the League of American Bicyclists and is decided following a lengthy application process. The Silver Level designation will be presented at the City Council meeting Tuesday, Oct. 15. […]