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Posted on: August 4, 2021

City seeks public input on draft Sustainability Plan strategies and actions

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The city of Durango is in the process of updating its Sustainability Plan and is seeking public input on draft plan strategies and actions via a series of virtual workshops.

The workshops kick off on Thursday, August 12. Each workshop will focus on a diffe...

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Posted on: August 2, 2021

Wildlife-resistant trash containers work

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The primary cause of human and black bear conflict is the availability of unsecured human food sources such as trash, bird seed or domestic fruit. Once a bear becomes accustomed to being around people and to relying on the easy, high-calorie meals found i...

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Posted on: July 30, 2021

Street reconstruction projects to start on Sage Hill and Kennebec courts

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Street reconstruction is expected to begin on Wednesday, Aug. 4 on Sage Hill Court and Wednesday, Aug. 18 on Kennebec Court. Each project will take approximately two weeks to complete. Reconstruction will involve removing unsuitable base material and re-p...

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Posted on: July 30, 2021

Schedule of meetings for the week of August 2, 2021

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The schedule of meetings for the city of Durango for the week of August 2, 2021, is listed below. Find meeting agendas and minutes at DurangoGov.org/meetings. Sign up to receive meeting schedules automatically at DurangoGov.org/NotifyMe (click on News Fla...

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Posted on: July 30, 2021

City begins designing safety and connectivity improvements to MidTown area

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The city of Durango is starting the design process for the MidTown Safety and Connectivity project. The proposed project will address pedestrian and bicyclist safety with roadway and sidewalk improvements in the northern downtown or MidTown area. Project ...

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Posted on: July 29, 2021

Durango’s first electric vehicle fast charging station now open

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Durango’s first electric fast charging station is now live and available for public use at the Durango Transit Center.

The new ChargePoint DC Fast Charging Station is in the parking lot, adjacent to two existing level 2 charging stations. The cos...

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Posted on: July 28, 2021

Durango City Council meeting time changed to 5:30 p.m.

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At their July 27 meeting, Durango City Council approved an ordinance changing the start time of regular City Council meetings from 6:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Regular meetings occur on the first and third Tuesday of every month. The change will start with the ...

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Posted on: July 23, 2021

Construction on Animas River Trail 32nd Street underpass and pedestrian bridge starts Aug. 3

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Site construction for the Animas River Trail connection between Memorial Park and Animas City Park will begin Tuesday, Aug. 3. Initial work will include tree removals at the south end of Animas City Park, north end of Memorial Park and 275 E. 32nd St. Tre...

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Posted on: July 20, 2021

Demolition permits and asbestos inspections required for remodels/additions

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The city of Durango now requires individuals obtaining a building permit for remodel/addition projects also have (if applicable) a State of Colorado demolition permit and/or asbestos testing. The testing must be conducted by a licensed tester approved by ...

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Posted on: July 15, 2021

City begins design work for traffic calming improvements to 32nd Street

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The city of Durango will conduct design work for traffic calming improvements to 32nd Street from East  2nd Avenue to Holly Avenue. The project will involve designing traffic calming elements and improvements to sidewalks, curb ...

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Posted on: June 30, 2021

Survey gathers residents’ feedback on city trash and recycling services

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A new survey provides residents the opportunity to give feedback on city of Durango trash and recycling services and rates. Responses will help the city develop programs to better meet the community’s needs and ensure long-term financial sustain...

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Posted on: March 4, 2021

Atmos Energy Pipe Replacement Project Begins in Durango

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Beginning Thursday, March 4, 2021 in Durango, Atmos Energy will commence a series of pipe replacement projects to further increase the safety and reliability of its natural gas system while reducing greenhouse gas emissions throughout Colorado.“...

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Posted on: June 21, 2021

Community Rooms Reopening June 28th!

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Community Meeting Rooms guidelines, FAQ, capacity and pricing can be found on our Community Room Rentals page.

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Posted on: July 30, 2021

Check Out Our Book Club!

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Join us 9/1, 6-7pm or 9/2, 2-3 pm for an engaging discussion of Jon Meacham's "The Soul of America: The Battle For Our Better Angels." Beginning 8/2, stop by the upstairs Reference Desk at the Library to register and receive a free copy...

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

Sidewalk Book Sales

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Find your next great read.

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Posted on: June 8, 2021

Lela's Place Bookstore Hours

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The FRIENDS sponsor year-round programs for adults, children and teens. We provide funding for the annual Literary Festival and its guest authors. We help the Durango small-business community through workshops. We have purchased toddler-friendly computers...

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Posted on: June 8, 2021

New hours for Common Grounds Cafe

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Common Grounds Café is open Monday-Friday, 10am to 2pm. We have pastries and sandwiches from Bread Bakery and coffee from local roasters, Desert Sun. Our drink menu includes common café beverages as well as adventurous drink inventio...

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

Get a text when your items are ready for pick-up!

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If you would like to be notified by text rather than email when items you have on hold are ready for pickup you can sign up for SMS text messaging using the steps below:

a.  visit the library online catalog website   (https://dur...

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Posted on: August 11, 2020

Library App

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Don't forget to download and install the library's Mobile App which can be found by conducting a search for "Durango Public Library" in Google Play and iOS App Stores.  

With the App you will be able to:

  • Browse the online catalog
  • Place ite...
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Posted on: July 29, 2020

Try A Hold Shelf Surprise

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Looking for a good book (movie, audiobook, music CD, etc) but not quite sure what you want? Fill out this form and we’ll place around 10 items we think you’ll like on the hold shelf for you. Once you are notified they are ready, you can stop by the librar...

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