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Posted on: April 29, 2016

Two Outstanding Tourism Workers from Montrose to be Honored During Annual Discover Colorado Rally

Elected officials and Colorado Tourism Board members will join the Colorado Tourism Office (CTO) team and industry partners from across the state at 10 a.m., May 2 on the west steps of the Colorado State Capitol for a rally celebrating the value of touris...Read on...

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Posted on: April 28, 2016

Public Works Gears up for the 2016 Annual Spring Cleanup

The City of Montrose continues its annual Spring Cleanup tradition by providing disposal and recycling services from a single collection point on April 29 and 30.

Residents are invited to bring cleanup items to the drop-off site located on the San Juan...Read on...

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Posted on: April 28, 2016

Woodgate Road Construction Update

The Woodgate Road Widening Project is wrapping up and running approximately one month ahead of schedule. Paving of the roadway is tentatively scheduled to take place the week of May 16. The intersection of Oxbow Drive and Woodgate Road will be closed requ...Read on...

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Posted on: April 28, 2016

Montrose Police Department Names First Female Sergeant

Sergeant Abby Boston was named the first female sergeant in the history of the Montrose Police Department (MPD) this week, following a rigorous three-day promotional process. Boston’s career with MPD began in 2008 in patrol and later included investigatio...Read on...

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Posted on: April 25, 2016

April Sharing Brings May Caring--City of Montrose Youth Council Hosts First Annual Food Drive

The City of Montrose Youth Council is holding its first annual April Sharing Brings May Caring food drive to support the Sharing Ministries Food Bank. Residents who wish to support the effort are invited to place non-perishable food items in the collectio...Read on...

Posted on: April 19, 2016

City Welcomes Newest Council Members and Appoints Mayor and Mayor Pro-Tem

The City of Montrose congratulates Roy E. Anderson (District III), Dave Bowman (At Large) and Judy Ann Files (District IV) on their recent election to City Council. Anderson, Bowman and Files were sworn in at the April 19 City Council meeting. The Distric...Read on...

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Posted on: April 19, 2016

Ogden Road Closure, April 25 to April 28

Due to a water line construction project, City of Montrose Public Works personnel will close Ogden Road between Kellie Drive and Woodgate Road from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. daily, starting April 25 and ending April 28. Traffic will be routed onto Kellie Drive ...Read on...

Posted on: April 12, 2016

OBT Announces Updated Event Partnership Programs

The City of Montrose Office of Business and Tourism (OBT) has released its Event Partnership Programs document, which includes updated information and submission processes for 2016 Community Impact Awards (CI Award), as well as other programs that target ...Read on...

Posted on: April 7, 2016

Earth Week an Exciting Time for City Parks Department

Montrose celebrates its 27th year as a Tree City USA community this year. To celebrate, on April 4, 2016, the Montrose City Council will proclaimFriday, April 29, 2016, as Arbor Day.

Dating back to 1872, Arbor Day was first proposed to the Nebraska Boa...Read on...

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Posted on: April 6, 2016

City Gears Up for Earth Week 2016--Theme Honors NPS Centennial

Every year for Earth Week the City of Montrose presents a theme and encourages citizens young and old to join in the festivities and engage in protecting and preserving the natural environment that makes Montrose unique. To encourage citizens to act local...Read on...

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Posted on: April 5, 2016

City Clerk Announces 2016 Election Results

The unofficial results of the 2016 City of Montrose Regular General Election are as follows;

City Council Candidate Votes
District III Roy E. Anderson (Unopposed) 2,442

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Posted on: April 4, 2016

Mayor’s Water Challenge Giveaway

As the National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation (http://www.mywaterpledge.com/) kicks off, the City of Montrose Mayor David Romero asks residents, “What are you doing to conserve water? Do you have an innovative process you want to share? Have yo...Read on...

Posted on: March 22, 2016

2016 Annual Spring Cleanup, Expanding Recycling Services and Earth Week Activities

The City of Montrose continues its annual Spring Cleanup tradition, in tandem with its Earth Week celebrations, by providing disposal and recycling services from a single collection point. Residents are invited to bring cleanup items to the drop-off site ...Read on...

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Posted on: March 18, 2016

Hillcrest Drive Information Session

The City will host an informational session on Tuesday, April 12, to present the results of intersection studies for Hillcrest Drive at Miami, Sunnyside, and Niagara Roads. The informational session, to be held in the City Council Chambers, will begin wit...Read on...

Posted on: March 16, 2016

Revised Zoning Code Moves Toward Final Approval

Ordinance 2366, replacing the existing zoning code, was passed on first reading March 15 after over a year of preparation. The City Council will consider final approval of the ordinance on second reading at their next meeting on April 4.

The revised zo...Read on...

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Posted on: March 15, 2016

Montrose City Manager Appointed Colorado City & County Management Association President

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Colorado city and county managers recently elected Montrose City Manager Bill Bell President of the Colorado City & County Management Association (CCCMA) in Glenwood Springs at the annual conference. Bell’s term as President will last until February 2017....Read on...

Posted on: March 12, 2016

City of Montrose and Partners Reel in Mayfly Outdoors Through Business Development Partnership

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The City of Montrose, in partnership with Montrose County, the Montrose Economic Development Corporation, the Montrose Chamber of Commerce, the City of Montrose Office of Business and Tourism and the State of Colorado, formalized a business development ag...Read on...

Posted on: March 8, 2016

City of Montrose Office of Business and Tourism Achieves Destination Marketing Accreditation

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The City of Montrose Office of Business and Tourism (OBT) announced today that it has been awarded accreditation from the Destination Marketing Accreditation Program (DMAP) for its Visit Montrose program. DMAP is an internationally recognized accreditatio...Read on...

Posted on: February 29, 2016

2016 Community Garden Applications Available

Applications to take part in the 2016 Niagara Community Garden are now available. The community-based organic garden (2424 E. Niagara Road) is now entering its third season and is open to any individual, group or family for participation, whether experien...Read on...

Posted on: February 13, 2016

Woodgate Road Traffic Advisory Update

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Montrose, CO – A detour map is now available for the upcoming construction on Woodgate Road.

Contractors working for the City of Montrose will close Woodgate Road between the Ogden Road roundabout and Oxbow Drive starting Monday, February 15 as part o...Read on...

Posted on: February 10, 2016

Woodgate Road Traffic Advisory

Montrose, CO – Contractors working for the City of Montrose will close Woodgate Road between the Ogden Road roundabout and Oxbow Drive starting Monday, February 15 as part of the Woodgate Road construction project.

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Posted on: January 29, 2016

2016 Youth Competitive Baseball Key Dates Announced

The Montrose Youth Competitive Baseball League, a program through the Office of the City Manager, is pleased to announce the 2016 season key dates. Players, ages nine to fourteen who seek the opportunity to play competitively in a regionally traveling le...Read on...