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April 4th Election

City Election is April 4th! 


The City of Durango will be conducting its regular biennial election on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, to elect three City Council members and to decide on a citizen initiated proposed ordinance regarding the continued fluoridation of the municipal water supply of Durango. For more info and to watch a short summary video, visit www.durangogov.org/election. 

Candidates and Issue Forums


Durango Government Television (DGOV) will provide live coverage of the League of Women Voter's City Council Candidate Forum & Discussion of the Ballot Issue on Fluoride on Thursday, March 16th from 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Stop by in person at City Hall, 949 East 2nd Avenue, or stream it live. Replays will be available up to the day of the election.

Council Connection

Catch Up with Council Connection!


There have been two City Council meetings since our last newsletter. 

Lake Nighthorse, vacation rentals, and a new police chief: watch the March 7, 2017 Episode of Council Connection.

A new hotel, a major apartment complex, and new marijuana regulations all move forward: watch the February 21, 2017 Episode of Council Connection.

Narrow Gauge Avenue Construction

Sewer Main Replacement Along Narrow Gauge Avenue


There is a sewer main replacement occurring along Narrow Gauge Avenue, between College & 8th Street. Expect periodic street closures around the construction zone and construction noise during the installation work. On-street metered parking in the construction zone will not be available. Learn more here.  
Kamran Afzal

Chief of Police Appointment Confirmed


Council confirmed the City Manager's appointment of Durango's new Chief of Police, Kamran Afzal. Afzal's first day on the job will be April 17th. 



Complete Streets

What Makes a Complete Street?


Complete Streets, as defined by Smart Growth America, are designed and operated to enable safe access for all users, including pedestrians, bicyclists, motorists and transit riders of all ages and abilities. Read more here. 

Stay up to date with the City's Transportation & Sustainability department; subscribe to the Momentum e-newsletter.

Durango La Plata County Airport

Quarterly Airport Newsletter Released


Find out what has been happening at the Durango-La Plata County Airport.

Click here to view the Winter 2017 Newsletter!

River City Hall

Did You Know? 


Ever wonder what was in River City Hall, located between 12th and 14th Streets on the west side of Camino Del Rio, before the City of Durango bought it? Use document search to pull up the minutes from the City Council meeting on 3/15/1983 to see the City's acquisition of the parcels owned by the Colorado Ute Electric Association. 

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