Emergency Training Exercise Sept. 28

South Central All Hazards Region and Chaffee County Office of Emergency Management are hosting a training exercise on September 28, 2012 at the Buena Vista Rodeo Grounds from 9:00am-5:00pm. Gregg Drive will remain open during the training exercise, but traffic could minimally be impacted in the area. The hands-on scenario based training is designed to ... more »

Bridge as Art Models at Library – Please Comment!

Bridge as Art project proposal models are available at the Salida Regional Library. Please vote for and comment on your favorite model. Voting and comment period ends at noon Monday, October 1. Salida City Council will review the project proposals during their regular meeting at 6 p.m. October 2 in Council Chambers. Please read the Project Description: ... more »

Submission Date Extended for Painting Proposals

The City of Salida and Chaffee County extended the deadline to submit bids for painting the cornice of the Touber Building. Proposals will be accepted at City Hall until 9:00 AM Wednesday, October 3rd. Questions may be directed to Kevin Andreas at 719-207-0404. more »

Land Use Code Community Meeting – Sept. 25

A public input meeting regarding the revised Land Use Code will be held at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 25 in Council Chambers at the Touber Building, 448 East First Street. During the September 18 city council meeting, council directed staff to focus the discussion and take public comment on two recommendations from the Planning Commission that ... more »

Bridge as Art Proposals – What do YOU like?

Salida City Council will meet on Friday, September 21 at 8:45 a.m. at the Bridge Art project site (220 West Sackett Ave.) to continue their discussion on the SteamPlant & Sackett Avenue Bridge as Art project proposals. Council will then walk to council chambers (448 East First Street) to consider Resolution 2012-55, awarding the Bridge ... more »

Home Rule Information

Sam Mamet with the Colorado Municipal League will be in Salida to present information on home rule at 6 p.m. October 9 at the Salida High School Auditorium. Please plan to attend this presentation that will discuss both pros and cons of home rule. Get informed!

City of Salida Recreation Seeks Front Desk Clerk

City of Salida Recreation seeks a friendly and dependable individual for a part time position as Front Desk Clerk.  Hours/shifts vary and include mornings, evenings and weekends. Duties include customer service and light cleaning; good computer skills are required. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs, stand for periods of time and work ... more »

City Council Work Session Agenda

The agenda for tomorrow morning's City Council work session is now available heremore »

Common Sense, Common Courtesy

By Sue Mick, Salida Municipal Court Clerk  I would like to provide you with some food for thought, specifically about parking tickets. What about them annoys you the most?  First of all, with a little common sense, they are totally avoidable.  Drivers just need to pay attention to what’s going on around them and look for parking ... more »

City Council Agenda and Packet for September 18th

The agenda, packet and Chapter 16 Revision for the September 18th City Council meeting are now available here, here and heremore »