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Posted on: April 25, 2018

Black Canyon Golf Course Continuing Season Pass Discounts Until April 30

Montrose, CO – Discounted season passes are still available at the Black Canyon Golf Course for the 2018 season, which also carries other great benefits like range passes and discounts in the Pro Shop. The last day to apply for the discount is April 30.A ...

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Posted on: June 18, 2018

Sale and use of fireworks temporarily prohibited due to fire danger

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Montrose, CO – Citing critical fire danger and public safety city councilors voted unanimously Monday to temporarily ban both the sale and use of fireworks within the city limits. The ban takes effect immediately.The ban is temporary while drought and the...

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Posted on: June 13, 2018

Assistant City Manager Rob Joseph Chooses To Focus on Family

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Montrose, CO – Rob Joseph, who joined the City of Montrose as an intern through the Colorado Department of Local Affairs’ Best and Brightest Program in January 2012, has decided to take time away from the City effective June 28, 2018. ...

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Posted on: June 13, 2018

Local housing development breaks ground for construction

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Montrose, CO – Local contractors have broken ground on a new 50-unit affordable housing development for independent-living seniors to be constructed immediately south of Odelle Road and east of Woodgate Road. 

This project, known as the Woodgate T...

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Posted on: June 12, 2018

Due to high fire danger, sale and use of fireworks to be prohibited

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Montrose, CO – City councilors will vote next Monday, June 18, to ban the sale and use of fireworks within city limits after worsening fire conditions in the region have prompted fire and city officials to rethink issuing sale permits to wholesa...

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Posted on: June 11, 2018

No-limits Bait Fishing Allowed at Cerro Reservoir Ahead of Dam Improvements

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Montrose, CO – The time has come to replace a century-old drainpipe at the bottom of the Cerro Reservoir dam to bring the structure up to modern dam-safety standards. The project to replace the infrastructure will also include construction of fi...

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Posted on: June 7, 2018

City Bridge Damaged in Brush Fire to Reopen June 22

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Montrose, CO — The pedestrian bridge over the Uncompahgre River near East Oak Grove Road, which burned in the spring is scheduled to reopen for public use June 22.The original date to reopen the bridge was June 15, but unforeseen complications were found ...

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Posted on: June 7, 2018

Highlights from the Tuesday, June 5, City Council Meeting

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Montrose, CO –  Highlights from the June 5, city council meeting held in the chambers located at 107 South Cascade Avenue. 

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City inks IGA with Main Street Montrose LLC to make improvements to the Vine building

The building com...

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Posted on: June 6, 2018

No Ban On Fireworks Sales, Fourth of July Show On Schedule With Fire Safety A Priority

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Montrose, CO – The annual 4th of July community fireworks show on Sunset Mesa is still on as scheduled, city and fire officials said this week. Despite critical drought conditions in the surrounding areas, conditions within the city remain less ...

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Posted on: June 4, 2018

Council Reviews Tax Resolution Language, Seeks More Clarity Before Vote

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Montrose, CO – During Monday's City Council Work Session, councilors reviewed language for a proposed public safety sales tax increase to fund more police department resources. Council members expressed support in helping to raise police departm...

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Posted on: June 4, 2018

Cape Seal Work Begins Throughout City This Week

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Montrose, CO – Work continues on the Hillcrest Drive and Niagara Road fronts with new projects starting throughout the City this week.Contractors working for the City of Montrose will begin the cape seal process by chip sealing portions of the f...

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Posted on: June 4, 2018

City of Montrose To Implement Traffic Calming Pilot Program

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Montrose, CO – There are residential streets throughout the city that double as thoroughfares and shortcuts that some motorists use and speed through on a regular basis. City engineers have been studying these areas and have created a new pilot program th...

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Posted on: May 29, 2018

FUNC Fest: A Celebration of River Rats Scheduled for July 14

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Montrose, CO – Get your boats and boards and come play in the cool Colorado runoff of the Uncompahgre River during the annual Colorado FUNC (Fun on the Uncompahgre) Festival scheduled for Saturday, July 14 at Riverbottom Park.The City of Montrose Office o...

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Posted on: May 22, 2018

View 2018 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 ...

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Posted on: May 16, 2018

City's New Wayfinding Signs Enhance Montrose's Identity

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Montrose, CO – City Councilors, Tourism Retail Advisory Committee members, staff and members of the public recently celebrated the unveiling of the first of the city’s new wayfinding signs in downtown Montrose. There are 17 different c...

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Posted on: May 15, 2018

Council Hears Concerns To Fund More Police Officers

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Montrose, CO – Citing the need for more officers, equipment, investigative capabilities, and a desire to be more proactive to tackle street crime, members of the Montrose Police Department – led by a group of concerned citizens – went before city councilo...

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Posted on: May 15, 2018

City of Montrose, Montrose County invest in CMU scholarship fund

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Montrose, CO – Montrose is a wonderful place to live, work, play, and best of all, pursue higher education for any 2018 high school graduates looking for great educational opportunities here at home. The City of Montrose, Montrose County and Colorado Mesa...

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Posted on: May 9, 2018

Rainbow Trout Restoration in the Black Canyon Spawns National Media Interest

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Montrose, CO – A news crew from CBS This Morning spent nearly two days earlier this week documenting the local fishing industry and highlighting efforts to restore native rainbow trout in the Black Canyon. Their piece is set to air later this mo...

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Posted on: May 2, 2018

Funding Approved for Bridge Repairs and New Restrooms

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Montrose, CO – Members of the Montrose City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve the following agenda items. 

Funds Approved To Begin Repair on Pedestrian Bridge 

Citing the work as “vital”, the Council awarded $94,963.50 in expend...

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Posted on: May 1, 2018

Montrose Student Wins Statewide Earth Day Coloring Contest

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Montrose, CO – For the first time ever, a Montrose student has won the statewide Earth Day Coloring Contest. Avila Lanford, a 3rd Grade student at Pomona Elementary, was honored by the Montrose City Council Tuesday evening for winning t...

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Posted on: April 23, 2018

CDOT Safety Open House Draws Large Turnout

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Montrose, CO – Local residents concerned for safety along U.S. Highway 550 south of Montrose turned out in great numbers last Thursday evening, April 19, to directly voice their concerns to Colorado Department of Transportation representatives i...

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Posted on: April 17, 2018

Update on Reopening Pedestrian Bridge Burned in March Fire

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Montrose, Co — City Councilors and staff determined the bridge over the Uncompahgre River which burned last month is “very critical” to public use and set an accelerated timetable to repair and reopen the walkway this summer. The bridge is currently close...

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Posted on: June 5, 2018

Cape Seal Work Begins Throughout the City

June 1, 2018 – Work continues on the Hillcrest Drive and Niagara Road fronts with new projects starting throughout the city Monday, June 4. 

Contractors working for the city will begin the cape seal process by chip sealing portions of th...

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Posted on: March 22, 2018

Update on Utility Work Along Hillcrest Drive

March 22, 2018 - Contractors working for the City of Montrose are continuing work to replace an aging waterline main along South Hillcrest Drive between Sunnyside Road and Niagara Road. In addition, contractors will be resurfacing asphal...

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