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Posted on: October 18, 2019

Schedule of Meetings for the Week of October 21, 2019

City of Durango

Monday, October 21

Noon         Office Hour with Melissa Youssef, Mayor 

                   City Hall, City Manager&rs...

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Posted on: October 18, 2019

Volunteer on the Strategy and Long-Term Finance Advisory Board

City of Durango

Durango’s Boards and Commissions provide a foundation for public input and are a great way for citizens to get involved in their community. The Durango City Council is seeking volunteers to serve on the Strategy and Long-term Finance Advisory Board. This ...

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Posted on: October 17, 2019

Have the Coolest Birthday Party in Durango!

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Chapman Hill Ice Rink will host birthday parties during any Public Skate session. Parties are $100 for up to 20 skaters and includes admission, ice skates and a room for cake and presents. An instructor can provide lessons during parties for an additional...

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Posted on: October 15, 2019

Electrical Undergrounding Work Scheduled at Iris and Schneider Parks

Parcs and Recreation

Electrical undergrounding work will occur at the south end of Iris Park Tuesday, October 22 through Wednesday, October 30. A small part of the park will be closed to the public during construction, which will involve excavation and underground work to rem...

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Posted on: October 17, 2019

Feed Pigs Not Bears: Drop off Pumpkins and Leaves Nov. 1 and 2

City of Durango

The City of Durango Sustainability Division is partnering with The Good Food Collective, Bear Smart Durango, the Town of Bayfield and the CSU Extension Office to host the annual free Pumpkin Drop-off Friday, November 1 and Saturday, November 2.

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Posted on: October 15, 2019

Warm Up Your Hockey Legs! Register for Fall Fling Tournament

Parcs and Recreation

Registration is now open for the Adult Fall Fling 5 on 5 Hockey Tournament Tuesday, October 22 through Friday, November 22. This six-game season plus playoff is the perfect way to get your hockey legs back in shape. Games are three 16-minute periods. Cost...

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Posted on: October 15, 2019

Battle it out in Pond Hockey Style Tournament Oct. 18-20

Parcs and Recreation

Chapman Hill Ice Rink will host the first ever Pond Hockey Style Tournament Friday, October 18 through Sunday, October 20. The tournament is open to youth and adult players. All Pond Hockey rules will apply, including no goalies. This 3 on 3 tournament wi...

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Posted on: October 15, 2019

City Employee Placed on Leave Pending Investigation

City of Durango

A City employee was placed on paid administrative leave on October 14, 2019 to allow for an investigation into an alleged misappropriation of public funds. Staff was diligent in bringing this issue to our attention. The City has reached out to various age...

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Posted on: October 14, 2019

Sharpen Your Skates! Sign Up for Youth Figure Skating or Ice Skate Lessons

Parcs and Recreation

Youth Introduction to Figure Skating starts October 14 and will be offered every Monday from 4 to 4:30 p.m. through April 6, 2020 at Chapman Hill Ice Rink. The class is for young skaters who have completed their basic skills and wish to learn figure skati...

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Posted on: October 14, 2019

Road Work on North College Drive Oct. 16-18

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Pavement improvements will be made to North College Drive Wednesday, October 16 through Friday, October 18. Flaggers will be directing one-lane traffic through the work area from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Motorists are encouraged to obey all traffic controls...

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Posted on: October 7, 2019

Ice Skating Lessons Start Oct. 12

Parcs and Recreation

Chapman Youth Ice Skating School will offer skating lesson for ages three to 18 beginning Saturday, October 12. Ice skating classes are great way to get more comfortable on the ice and are the first step in a progression toward figure skating and hockey. ...

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Posted on: October 4, 2019

Oxbow Park Access Closed for Construction Starting Oct. 7

Parcs and Recreation

Access to Oxbow Park and Preserve will be closed Monday, October 7 for approximately three weeks. The closure is to allow for construction work on the new river access area. Access is expected to reopen on Friday, October 25.

The Animas River can be access...

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Posted on: September 30, 2019

Fall Cleanup Begins Oct. 7 – Leaves and Tree Trimmings Accepted

City of Durango

Fall Cleanup will occur Monday, October 7 through Friday, November 1. City crews will be moving through residential neighborhoods picking up the following materials:

  • Tree trimmings and branches less than 8 feet in length and less than 8 inches in diameter
  • B...
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Posted on: September 24, 2019

United Airlines Adds Winter Saturday Service to Houston

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The Durango-La Plata County Airport (DRO) is pleased to announce United Airlines will add winter seasonal nonstop service between Durango and George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) in Houston. The airline launched summer and fall seasonal service betw...

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Posted on: September 11, 2019

City of Durango Seeking Input on Drought Management Plan

City of Durango

The City of Durango is seeking public review and feedback on a Drought Management Plan that has been in development over the past year. This document is designed to identify and formalize methods of drought identification, mitigation and response.

The Drou...

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Posted on: October 9, 2019

Halloween Storytime

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Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and other fun activities for Halloween. Wear a costume! Storytime lasts approx. 30 minutes with candy-free trick-or-treating throughout the library afterwards.

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Posted on: October 11, 2019

Genealogy Drop-In Workshop

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Southwest Colorado Genealogical Society members will be on hand for this informal genealogy workshop to learn more about tracking down your ancestors!

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Posted on: October 15, 2019

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Friends of the Library Book Sale November 18 and 19

Friday, November 15 and Saturday, November 16 the Friends of the Library will have their annual fall book sale, Stop by between 9:30am and 5:00pm for some great lightly used bargains or find a brand new book for someone on your gift list!   Bring...

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

Donations of Materials

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Due to the generosity of our community, the Friends of the Durango Public Library must limit donations to a maximum of 5 boxes.  Since we are a volunteer organization, we ask that donations are only dropped off on Tuesdays and Fridays before 4:30...

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