Weekly City News – Chief Terry Clark

Greetings from the Salida Police Department.  Summer is officially here and the Arkansas River is running at very high levels. This is FIBArk week and it looks to be a very good one. I wanted to talk about a few issues that occur during this season, possibly help avoid problems for all who enjoy the ... more »

H Street Phase II Update

Avalanche Excavating has completed the water main replacement on H Street between 8th and 12th Streets.  All homes on H Street between 8th and 12th Streets are now connected to the newly installed water main. Over the next two weeks construction crews will connect H Street homes and businesses between 12th and 16th Streets to ... more »

Agenda for City Council Work Session 6 16 2015

The agenda is now available for the June 16, 2015 City Council Work Session. (5:30 p.m.) CityCouncilAgenda20150616_Worksession

  1. School District Bus Barn Discussion (Darryl Webb & Jeff Chamberlin)
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Budget Work Session Scheduled for June 15

The second 2016 budget work session will be held on Monday, June 15th, with the primary goal of confirming major streets capital projects to be completed. Although the budget will not be officially adopted for months, the City needs to proceed with engineering and design work in order to take the projects out to bid ... more »

South Arkansas River Update

Salida, CO – Maintenance and emergency crews continue to monitor the South Arkansas River from the Maysville area into the Salida area as waters have risen to a level of concern following the recent above-average precipitation.   The Salida Emergency Operations Center was opened at approximately 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 11th and will remain open ... more »

Agenda and Packet Materials for City Council Meeting 6 16 2015

The agenda and packet are now available for the June 16, 2015 City Council Meeting. CityCouncilAgenda20150616 CityCouncilPacket20150616

  • PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – Led by Mayor Jim Dickson
  • CITIZEN PARTICIPATION – 3 minute time limit. Citizen participation is for items not on the agenda and for agenda items that are not scheduled public hearings. ... more »

Council to Consider Requests from the SBA in association with GOTR Stopover

On June 16, the City Council will consider approving several requests from the Salida Business Alliance (SBA) to prepare for and execute downtown activities during the Gentlemen of the Road (GOTR) Stopover in August. The Salida Business Alliance has been actively engaged in preparations for the upcoming GOTR Salida Stopover in August.  The article highlights a ... more »

Streetlight Electricity Fee

City council will consider adopting on first reading June 16 an ordinance to implement a new fee to cover costs for streetlights throughout the City of Salida. The background for this ordinance relates to the recent change in how sales tax revenue can be spent by the City. On March 24, 2015 voters approved Ordinance 2014-28 in a more »

Information About Upcoming Meetings

City staff is starting a new series of website posts aimed at helping inform the public about what is happening at upcoming council meetings and work sessions. Meeting packets can be hundreds of pages long. That is a lot for most citizens to look through! Staff members prepare cover memos for most agenda items in the ... more »