Projects

Public Hearing: Debt Issuance for Wastewater Treatment Facility Upgrade

A public hearing will be held during the City Council Meeting on September 21, 2010 regarding the financing of a major upgrade to the wastewater treatment facility. Please see more information under the “Projects” section of this website. more »

USDA Rural Development Awards Funding for Wastewater Treatment Plant

Colorado Rural Development State Director Jim Isgar will be in Salida September 9 to award the City with a $14,719,000 loan and grant combination for their wastewater treatment plant.  “This system will provide a long term solution for both Poncha Springs and Salida and allow the two communities to create a more economical and efficient system,” […]

Request for Bids: Touber Building Drainage & Paving Project

The City of Salida and Chaffee County are soliciting proposals for a drainage and paving project at the Touber Building. The work generally consists of the installation of trench drain, ribbon gutter, rain gardens & asphalt paving.

Notice of a Finding of No Significant Impact

The USDA has determined that the City’s proposal for upgrading the wastewater treatment facility will not have a significant effect on the environment.

Summer Activities in Salida, Hot Water Line and Responsible Recycling

There’s nothing to do. Do you hear this complaint from your kids? If you do you haven’t seen our summer recreation guide. Swimming, Llama Trekking, Basketball and Volleyball Camps, Mountain Biking, Tennis, Moonlight Movies, Open Gym, Art Classes, Climbing Camp, and Track Meets are some of the fun-filled activities being presented by the Salida Recreation staff.

Notice of the Availability of an Environmental Assessment

As required by the National Environmental Policy Act and agency regulations, the Rural Utilities Service has prepared an Environmental Assessment that evaluated the potential environmental effects and consequences of the proposed waste water treatment facility upgrade. This notice announces the availability of the Environmental Assessment for public review and comment.

Community Development Department Spring Update

With the economic downturn, we have seen a decrease in building permit and current planning applications. This reprieve has allowed the staff of the Community Development Department a much needed opportunity to catch up on some long-range projects for the City.

Unique Theater Deemed Unsafe

A notice of the unsafe conditions means that the building has serious life, health and safety issues but at this time the conditions outside the building do not pose an immediate risk to the general public or neighboring properties.

Recreation Department Activities Enrich and Empower Lives in the Community

Spring always brings a feeling of renewal and new growth and the Recreation Department is no exception to that. Spring is the perfect time to do a deep cleaning of the aquatics center and perform some seasonal and annual maintenance projects. We will close for two weeks beginning May 3 and remain closed until May […]

WasteWater Treatment Plant Upgrade

Status of Wastewater Plant Upgrade The Salida WWTP has received site application approval from the Colorado Department of Health and Environment. SGM the cities engineers along with Finance Manager Jan Schmidt and Administrator Jack Lewis are currently working with USDA Rural Development to obtain financing for the project which will include a combination of low […]