Sustainability pays off in Salida

Environmental stewardship is a priority for the community Thanks to the photo-voltaic “community solar garden” at the northwest corner of US Highway 285 and CR 140 (Airport Road), the City of Salida has made a substantial reduction in greenhouse gas emissions and saved the City and taxpayers significant money. In 2019, the City … more »

Have you responded to the 2020 Census?

Beginning Tuesday, Aug. 11, the U.S. Census Bureau will start knocking on the doors of households that have not completed their Census form. For those who have not responded yet, please don’t delay. Self-responses help save taxpayer dollars. Census takers will wear masks and follow local public health guidelines when they visit your home. All Census […]

Town Competition among Buena Vista, Poncha Springs and Salida

The three municipalities of Chaffee County are holding a 2020 Census competition from Sunday, Aug. 23 to Monday, Aug. 31. Households that have yet to respond to the 2020 Census are challenged to respond ONLINE* at during this timeframe. When completing the form, be sure to digitally capture or print the confirmation … more »

County Granted Variance for On-Site Parking and Access Coverage Requirements

County Granted Variance for On-Site Parking and Access Coverage Requirements

On July 27th, the City of Salida Board of Adjustments approved (with conditions) Chaffee County’s variance requests for their property at 104 Crestone Avenue (the Chaffee County Administrative Building and surrounding campus). The approval allows the County to count 39 newly striped on-street parking spaces along Thonhoff Park and the west side of Crestone Avenue […]

E. Crestone Ave. Property Rezone and ROW Vacation Hearings Rescheduled to August 18th

The public hearings regarding the rezoning of a City-owned parcel at the corner of E. Crestone Ave and W. Third St. and the vacation of a portion of the E. Crestone Avenue right-of-way have been rescheduled to August 18th, 2020 in City Council Chambers at 6:00pm. The hearings were originally scheduled for August 4th but […]

Proposed Application for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

On August 4, 2020 at 6:00 pm, the Salida City Council will consider an application for federal CDBG funds.  The funds will be used for the provision of Low and Moderate Income housing in the Confluent Park Planned Development, located at Vandaveer Ranch Road and Highway 50. The proposed Salida Ridge Apartments will consist of […]

Agenda Available for PROST Meeting 07 29 2020

The agenda for the Parks, Recreation, Open Space and Trails (PROST) Advisory Board meeting to be held on July 29, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. is now available at the link below. This will be a remote meeting with no in person attendants. Information on how to attend the meeting remotely is at the top of […]

Agenda and Packet Materials for the July 27, 2020 Board of Adjustment Meeting

The agenda and packet materials for the July 27, 2020 Board of Adjustment meeting are available at the following links: Agenda   Packet The City is offering a log-in option for the meeting.  Please register for the meeting at the following link:   more »