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Posted on: June 23, 2016

City Reminder on Independence Day Trash Collection Service and City Office Closures

The City of Montrose reminds customers that scheduled residential trash collections falling on a city-observed holiday will be rescheduled to occur on another day of the same week.

Trash collection regularly scheduled to occur Monday, July 4 will be pi...Read on...

Posted on: June 21, 2016

2016 Baseball Season Concludes with Tournament and Community Concert

The Montrose Competitive Youth Baseball League, a program through the Office of the City Manager, invites the community to visit the Sunset Mesa Sports Complex between June 24 and June 27 for the exciting end-of-season baseball tournament and an inaugural...Read on...

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Posted on: June 17, 2016

Sunnyside Road and Hillcrest Drive Construction Project Traffic Advisory Update

Contractors working for the City of Montrose have closed the intersection of Sunnyside and Hillcrest for construction of a roundabout project.

The City would like to remind motorists to please utilize the established detour routes where possible and ob...Read on...

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Posted on: June 16, 2016

National Guard Concludes Improvements to Buckhorn Road

The National Guard completed roadwork on Buckhorn Road in advance of the original deadline of June 18. The project’s primary intent was to correct and repair long-term drainage issues.

Factors such as the park’s location, the road grade, and the switch...Read on...

Posted on: June 9, 2016

Sunnyside Road and Hillcrest Drive Construction Project Traffic Advisory

Contractors working for the City of Montrose are scheduled to begin construction of a new roundabout at the intersection of Sunnyside Road and Hillcrest Drive on June 14. The intersection itself and entrances to McGuire Drive and Essex Street immediately ...Read on...

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Posted on: June 6, 2016

West South First Street Road Closure

West South First Street, between Water Street and Willerup Street will be closed Tuesday, June 7 through Wednesday, June 8 for City crews to complete road restoration with patching.

The closure and roadwork resulted from a waterline failure at Water S...Read on...

Posted on: June 3, 2016

Community Invited to June 23 Performance by the 101st Army Band of the Colorado National Guard

The City of Montrose invites you to join us on June 23 at Centennial Plaza (433 S First Street) in Downtown Montrose at 6 p.m. for a free performance by the 101st Army Band of the Colorado National Guard.

The band will perform two, 45-minute sets cons...Read on...

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Posted on: June 2, 2016

National Guard Mobilizing to Improve Buckhorn Road

Access to the beautiful Buckhorn Lakes Park will be greatly improved following a road closure scheduled Saturday, June 4 to Saturday June 18. The closure begins from mile marker seven at the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) corral and allows officials to r...Read on...

Posted on: June 2, 2016

Woodgate Road Construction Completed, $50,000 Under Budget and Three Weeks Early

The City of Montrose is pleased to announce that construction of the Woodgate Road Widening project is complete and the roadway is open to the public. The completed roadway includes new detached sidewalks, pavement, bike lanes, landscaping, below-ground p...Read on...

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Posted on: June 1, 2016

Community Challenged to Ride Through the Summer by Joining National Bike Challenge

The City of Montrose, LiveWell Olathe-Montrose, and the Montrose Area Bicycle Alliance invite local businesses, families, and schools to join them in the National Bike Challenge. The challenge, which runs from May through September, is open to all ages an...Read on...

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Posted on: June 1, 2016

June 2 Public Open House Offers Residents Opportunity to Contribute to Future Economic Development

The City of Montrose and experts from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency invite the public to attend an open house to present the recommendations from the Cool and Connected planning process. The open house is ...Read on...

Posted on: May 26, 2016

Community Invited to Participate in 2016 Fourth of July Parade Applications Now Being Accepted

The City of Montrose Office of Business and Tourism (OBT) is now accepting applications for the 2016 Fourth of July Parade scheduled for Monday, July 4. Following a long tradition, the parade starts at 10 am on E Main St.

The parade honors the nation-w...Read on...

Posted on: May 25, 2016

Safe Routes to Schools Project on South 12th Street Set to Begin

Contractors working for the City of Montrose are scheduled to begin construction of the "Columbine/Pomona Safe Routes to Schools Project" on May 26. The project, funded mostly by Safe Routes to Schools grant dollars, will align the vehicle access to Colu...Read on...

Posted on: May 20, 2016

Montrose County Lands State's Third Rural Jump-Start Designation

Montrose, CO–On May 19, Montrose County was named the third and final Rural Jump-Start community for 2016 after a five month application process, by the Colorado Economic Development Commission (EDC) at the Colorado Office of Economic Development and Inte...Read on...

Posted on: May 18, 2016

Montrose is Start and Finish for 2016 Bicycle Tour of Colorado

June 19-25, more than 600 cyclists from all over the world will participate in the 22nd Annual Bicycle Tour of Colorado (BTC), one of Colorado’s ultimate cycling adventures. Riders will be cycling 359 miles through the beautiful Colorado Rockies.

The...Read on...

Posted on: May 17, 2016

View the 2016 Consumer Confidence Report for Montrose Water

Project 7 Water Authority provides high quality, potable water to the municipalities and rural areas of the Uncompahgre River Valley through a unique cooperative effort among seven area water entities, including the City of Montrose. View the most recent...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: 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: 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...