City Currents December 28, 2018
Council Connection

Catch Up on Council Connection

The last City Council meeting of 2018 had a long consent agenda, and Council votes on utility rate increases, plus more: watch the December 18, 2018 episode of Council Connection.

The 2019 City budget is adopted, Trails 2000 reports on 2018 activities Councilors hear about the first year of recreation at Lake Nighthorse, plus more: watch the December 4, 2018 episode of Council Connection.

Want to watch a replay of the entire City Council meeting? In addition to watching on DGOV, you can view the meetings on the City's YouTube channel. 
Christmas Tree Recycling

Recycle Christmas Trees at Santa Rita Park!  

Christmas trees can be recycled at Santa Rita Park through January 30, 2019.  The City of Durango would like to remind residents that there is no curbside pick-up of Christmas trees.  Residents may drop off their natural trees, free of ornaments and tinsel, at the drop-off site near the large playground area in Santa Rita Park.  The trees will be recycled into mulch.

For additional information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at (970) 375-7321 or by email at
Airport logo

Seasonal Service at DRO

The Durango-La Plata County Airport is pleased to report that:
  • American Airlines has announced seasonal Chicago service for 2019. Read more here.
  • United Airlines has introduced seasonal service to Chicago and Houston for 2019. Read more here.
Escalante Drive

Permanent Closure of Frontage Road between Walmart and Home Depot

Following the opening of Escalante Drive to public traffic, the frontage road along U.S. Highway 550/160 will be closed.

Learn more about the frontage road closure, click here. 

Click here to watch a short video about the opening of Escalante Drive.

New Years

New Years Holiday Schedule

City Administrative Offices will be closed on Tuesday, January 1st. 

For the full schedule, click here.

Happy New Year! 

Recycling, 111 years ago...

The City was facilitating recycling, 111 years ago.  At its meeting on May 21, 1907, Council gave authorization to place a box in front of the Post Office as a receptacle for paper wrappers, etc.

Want to read about it in the meeting minutes? You can find the City Council meeting minutes online by searching the City Records.

Learn More at the Links Below:

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