City Currents May 31, 2018
Council Connection

Catch Up on Council Connection

A prohibition on sitting and lying on downtown sidewalks moves forward: Watch the May 15, 2018 episode of Council Connection.

A proposed new pocket neighborhood gets the green light from Council, and the week of May 6th is proclaimed as Public Service Recognition week, plus more: Watch the May 1, 2018 episode of Council Connection.
Lake Nighthorse

Lake Nighthorse Dedication

On May 14, 2018, numerous area organizations attended the dedication ceremony for the opening of Lake Nighthorse. To view the video of the dedication, click here.

To learn more about Lake Nighthorse and the schedule, click here. 

Library Summer Reading Programs and Branch Library Schedule

Durango Public Library will offer a range of fun, free events for children and teens in June and July. Click here to see the full listing. Summer reading programs are made possible by the generous support of the Friends of the Durango Public Library. Programs for children, teens, and adults will run from June 2 through July 28. Registration is open now at

The Fort Lewis Mesa and Sunnyside Branch Libraries will begin a summer schedule on June 4, ending on August 17, 2018. Each location will be open 1-7pm; Fort Lewis Mesa is open Tuesday-Friday and Sunnyside is open Monday-Thursday.

Mulch Giveaway

Mulch Giveaway

The City of Durango will be giving away free mulch until it is gone, Friday June 8th and Saturday June 9th on a first come-first served basis. Material may be hand loaded by residents. The City will have a loader to help load into personal vehicles and trailers from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. each day. The mulch pile is located at the City Snow Dump Site at the top of Tech Center Drive. Learn more here.


Join us on Nextdoor

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Engage with your City! 

Join the City of Durango at a Community Forum on Monday, June 25th at Carver's from 5-7 p.m. 

For more information, click here!

Clean commute week

Clean Commute Week! 

Mark your calendar for June 20-28 for the City of Durango's 9th Annual Clean Commute week! Visit for more information! 

Did you know? 

Greenmount Cemetery used to have a lot more scrub oak.  On May 20, 1913, Durango’s City Council discussed the matter of clearing scrub oak off of the City Blocks in Greenmount Cemetery.  Mayor Scouton believed the work could be done for less than the $125 bid he had received. Want to read about it in the meeting minutes? You can find them online by searching the City Records

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