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Posted on: November 23, 2022

City will collect used cooking oil at Santa Rita Park Nov. 25

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Media ContactJoe Wise SRWRF Manager   Phone: (970) 375-4895Email: Jarrod.Biggs@DurangoGov.org

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City of Durango News Flash
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Schedule of meetings for the week of November 28, 2022

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Media ContactTom SluisDirector, Media and Community EngagementPhone: (970) 375-5090Email: Tom.Sluis@durangogov.org

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City of Durango News Flash
Posted on: November 22, 2022

City begins engineering design for Downtown’s Next Step on Main Avenue

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Media ContactDevin King Multimodal Administrator Phone: (970) 375-4955Email:

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City of Durango News Flash
Posted on: November 18, 2022

City of Durango Thanksgiving Holiday schedule

Thanksgiving Hours

The following is the city’s schedule for Thursday, Nov. 24 and Friday, Nov. 25:

  • City administrative offices will be closed Nov. 24 and Nov. 25. This includes City Hall, River City Hall, Police Station and Substation, Transit Cen...
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Posted on: November 20, 2022

City of Durango introduces a self-help kiosk at city hall

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Media ContactTom SluisDirector, Media and Community EngagementPhone: (970) 375-5090Email: Tom.Sluis@durangogov.org

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City of Durango News Flash
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Schedule of meetings for the week of November 21, 2022

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The schedule of meetings for the city of Durango for the week of November 21, 2022, is listed below. Find meeting agendas and minutes at DurangoGov.org/Meetings. Sign up to receive meeting schedules automatically at DurangoGov.org/Notify...

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View News Release (PDF) City of Durango News Flash
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Durango Creative Districts to present exhibition as part of its Incubator for Emerging Artists

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The Durango Creative District’s  Incubator for Emerging Artists  will be presenting “natura fabricata: woodwork and fine art by Ted Moore” at stillwater music 1316 main ave, suite c, starting on Nov. 18 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.  

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City of Durango News Flash
Posted on: November 10, 2022

Schedule of meetings for the week of November 14, 2022

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The schedule of meetings for the city of Durango for the week of November 14, 2022, is listed below. Find meeting agendas and minutes at DurangoGov.org/Meetings. Sign up to receive meeting schedules automatically at DurangoGov.org/Notify...

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Posted on: November 4, 2022

Schedule of meetings for the week of November 7, 2022

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The schedule of meetings for the city of Durango for the week of November 7, 2022, is listed below. Find meeting agendas and minutes at DurangoGov.org/Meetings. Sign up to receive meeting schedules automatically at DurangoGov.org/NotifyM...

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City of Durango News Flash
Posted on: November 3, 2022

Open house Nov. 10 for proposed fire, police station

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Media ContactTom SluisDirector, Media and Community EngagementPhone: (970) 375-5090Email: Tom.Sluis@durangogov.org

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City of Durango News Flash
Posted on: October 31, 2022

Feed Pigs Not Bears: Free Pumpkin & Leaf Drop-off November 4-6

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, OCTOBER 20, 2022

NEWS RELEASE

Durango, CO: The annual pumpkin and leaf drop-off takes place this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at the La Plata County Fairgrounds in Durango and Eagle Park in Bayfield. This special waste collec...

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City of Durango News Flash
Posted on: October 28, 2022

City launches citizen engagement webpage

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Media ContactTom SluisDirector, Media and Community EngagementPhone: (970) 375-5090Email: Tom.Sluis@durangogov.org

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City of Durango News Flash
Posted on: October 25, 2022

Free Energy Assessments Available to Area Residents

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Fall is here, and the temperatures are dropping, and that means it’s a great time to think about home energy efficiency. The Four Corners Office of Resource Efficiency is currently offering free home energy assessments and support on hom...

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Posted on: October 21, 2022

Schedule of meetings for the week of October 24, 2022

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The schedule of meetings for the city of Durango for the week of October 24, 2022, is listed below. Find meeting agendas and minutes at DurangoGov.org/Meetings. Sign up to receive meeting schedules automatically at DurangoGov.org/NotifyM...

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View News Release (PDF) City of Durango News Flash
Posted on: October 20, 2022

Website launched to update public on River City Hall project

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The City of Durango, the Durango Fire Protection District, and the Durango Police Department have launched a new website to provide the public with up-to-date information regarding the ongoing River City Hall Project, including the first public meeting on...

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View News Release (PDF) City of Durango News Flash
Posted on: October 20, 2022

City appoints Tony Maestas as interim city attorney

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Media ContactTom SluisDirector, Media and Community EngagementPhone: (970) 375-5090Email: Tom.Sluis@durangogov.org

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City of Durango News Flash
Posted on: October 20, 2022

Ninth Street Waterline Replacement and daytime closures

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The City of Durango and its contractor will be replacing and upsizing a waterline on 9th street in Durango.  The waterline replacement will take place from August 1st, 2022 and be completed by mid-November 2022. 

The City is repl...

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View News Release (PDF) City of Durango News Flash
Posted on: October 19, 2022

Durango city attorney resigns

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Durango City Attorney Dirk Nelson has resigned from his position effective immediately. City Council will hold a special meeting Thursday, Oct. 20, in executive session to acknowledge receipt of Nelson’s resignation notice and to discuss procedures for th...

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View News Release (PDF) City of Durango News Flash
Posted on: October 17, 2022

Animas City Mountain prescribed burn and trail closures postponed

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The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) prescription burn at Animas City Mountain and associated closure of trails, trailheads, parking lots and open space surrounding the mountain has been postponed until further notice. 

Recent rain events have alte...

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View News Release (PDF) City of Durango News Flash
Posted on: October 14, 2022

Transit Director Sarah Hill recognized as Transit Champion of the Year

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The Colorado Association of Transit Agencies (CASTA) has announced the recipients of its 2022 Annual Awards. CASTA is the statewide trade association representing approximately 60 transit systems throughout the state, as well as local governments, plannin...

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View News Release (PDF) City of Durango News Flash
Posted on: October 14, 2022

Schedule of meetings for the week of October 17, 2022

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Update: To include City Council Special Meeting on Oct. 20, at 4:15 p.m. 

The schedule of meetings for the city of Durango for the week of October 17, 2022, is listed below. Find meeting agendas and minutes at DurangoGov.org/Meetings. Sig...

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View News Release (PDF) City of Durango News Flash
Posted on: October 13, 2022

Parking division to host third public meeting in crafting a new parking master plan

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The City of Durango’s Parking Division, along with its consultant Walker Consultants, invite the public to an open house at Zia Taqueria, 2977 North Main Ave. on Oct. 20, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. to discuss potential parking strategies and solutions....

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Posted on: October 7, 2022

Library to close October 17

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The Durango Public Library will be closed on Oct. 17 for the installation of its new Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning system. 

Maintenance is expected to last one day, with the library reopening on Tuesday Oct. 18, at 9:30 a.m. 

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City of Durango News Flash
Posted on: October 7, 2022

Schedule of meetings for the week of October 10, 2022

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The schedule of meetings for the city of Durango for the week of October 10, 2022, is listed below. Find meeting agendas and minutes at DurangoGov.org/Meetings. Sign up to receive meeting schedules automatically at DurangoGov.org/NotifyM...

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View News Release (PDF) City of Durango News Flash
Posted on: October 7, 2022

Durango Transit uses grants to upgrade fleet

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Durango Transit welcomed a new Main Avenue trolley into service this week, thanks to a competitive grant awarded by the Federal Transportation Administration and the Colorado Department of Transportation. 

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View News Release (PDF) City of Durango News Flash
Posted on: October 5, 2022

Recreation Center’s aquatics area to close October 9 to November 1

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The Durango Community Recreation Center aquatics area will be closed Oct. 9 through Nov. 1 to perform various repairs and equipment upgrades. 

Some upgrades include replacing old play equipment in the kids’ pool, including the six-sided play castl...

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View News Release (PDF) City of Durango News Flash
Posted on: September 30, 2022

City opens newly paved section of Animas River Trail behind Durango High School

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The repaving of the Animas River Trial behind Durango High School from Rank Park to Demon Bridge has been completed. 

 

A 10-foot wide shared-use concrete path was put in place of an old and worn 8-foot asphalt path.

 

With the comp...

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View News Release (PDF) City of Durango News Flash
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Auditors give highest rank to Durango’s 2021 financial report

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The City of Durango received the best possible marks on its Annual Comprehensive Financial Report  according an Independent Auditor’s Report issued by the city’s Auditing partner Eide Bailly.

Paul Kane with Eide Bailly told councilors at their Tue...

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View News Release (PDF) City of Durango News Flash
Posted on: September 15, 2022

City’s annual finances audited and released for public review

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The annual audit of the city’s financial statements has been completed by an external agency and is now available for public review.

The city requires an independent audit of its annual comprehensive financial report prior to its release. This is...

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Posted on: September 9, 2022

Schedule of meetings for the week of September 12, 2022

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The schedule of meetings for the city of Durango for the week of September 12, 2022, is listed below. Find meeting agendas and minutes at DurangoGov.org/Meetings. Sign up to receive meeting schedules automatically at DurangoGov.org/Notif...

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View News Release (PDF) City of Durango News Flash
Posted on: September 7, 2022

Councilors confirm Erin Hyder as assistant city manager

Durangos new Assistant City Manager

The city of Durango is pleased to announce that Erin Hyder has been confirmed as the city’s new assistant city manager. 

“I am incredibly excited and humbled by this opportunity,” said Hyder, who was most recently the city’s director of internal a...

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View News Release (PDF) City of Durango News Flash
Posted on: August 26, 2022

32nd Street pedestrian bridge officially opens Wednesday

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The city of Durango is hosting a grand-opening event at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31 at the corner of 32nd Street and East Third Avenue to celebrate the completion of the 32nd Street bridge.

Construction of the bridge and underpass provides Durango residen...

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Posted on: September 1, 2022

Page One Writing Contest

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Is this the year you take on National Novel Writing Month? Maybe you only have an idea for a story. Perhaps you're working on your 10th novel. We don't care if you just started writing or just finished the thing, we want your first page!...

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