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Posted on: December 2, 2020

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, December 1

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, December 1, to consider an ordinance related to the city’s Municipal Code and a supplemental budget ordinance for 2020. 

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Posted on: December 1, 2020

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, November 30

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Monday morning, November 30, to review two applications to the city’s Planning Commission, an intergovernmental agreement with the Montrose Recreation District, Coronavirus Relief f...

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Posted on: November 25, 2020

City Announces “All is Bright” Holiday Celebrations

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Montrose, CO — The City of Montrose is excited to announce the “All is Bright” community celebration, a month-long series of events to welcome the 2020 holiday season in safe, socially distant ways aimed at uniting the commun...

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Posted on: November 23, 2020

Montrose County Moves to Level Orange, City Implements Increased Precautions for Staff/Facilities

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Montrose, CO — As cases of COVID-19 increase in Montrose County, the State of Colorado shifted Montrose County to Level Orange on the state’s COVID Dial on Monday, November 23. Level Orange is labeled as “High Risk”...

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, November 17

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, November 17, to approve the 2021 Municipal Budget, along with a number of resolutions and ordinances related to land annexations. 

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, November 16

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Monday morning, November 16, to review changes to the city’s Municipal Code as it pertains to public safety. 

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, City Councilors met onlin...

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Posted on: November 4, 2020

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, November 3

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday morning, November 3, to vote on a number of ordinances, resolutions, a new restaurant liquor license, and a new annexation. 

Councilors and staff met in Council Chambers at 107 S...

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Posted on: November 3, 2020

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, November 2

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Monday morning, November 2, to review changes to the city’s fee schedule and review a proposed annexation.   

Councilors Roy Anderson, Dave Bowman, Barbara Bynum, D...

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Posted on: October 28, 2020

Public Invited to Attend the New Public Safety Complex Progress Meeting

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Montrose, CO — The public will have an opportunity to receive updates regarding the Montrose Police Department’s new Public Safety Complex at a community meeting planned for Monday, November 2, 2020. The meeting will be held a...

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Posted on: October 23, 2020

Annual Fall Leaf Cleanup to Begin Nov 9

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Montrose, CO — The City of Montrose will begin its annual fall leaf cleanup on Monday, November 9. 

Starting Monday, November 2, the city will begin selling bundles of leaf bags for the annual cleanup. The bundles, which contain four lea...

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Posted on: October 22, 2020

U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree to Visit Montrose During 2020 Tour

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Montrose, CO — Every year, a different national forest is selected to provide a tree to appear on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol building for the holiday season. The Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, and Gunnison National Forests, in partnership with nonprofit ...

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Posted on: October 21, 2020

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, October 20

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, October 20, to appoint new members to the Youth Council and Historic Preservation Commission and consider a number of new city ordinances. 

Councilors and staf...

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Posted on: October 21, 2020

Construction to Begin on Uncompahgre River Improvement Project

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Montrose, CO – Starting the week of October 26, contractors working for the City of Montrose will begin a river improvement project along 0.65 miles (3,400 feet) of the Uncompahgre River.  The project will include the stabilization of r...

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Posted on: October 20, 2020

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, October 19

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Monday morning, October 19, to meet a handful of new employees, review new city annexations, discuss a possible housing incentives report, and review a wastewater treatment contract amendment...

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

Montrose Finishes 4th in National Water Challenge

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Montrose, CO — Some 1,300 Montrose residents made pledges to save over four million gallons of water, resulting in the City of Montrose finishing 4th in the nation during the 9th Annual Wyland National Mayor's Challenge for Water Conservation.

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, October 6

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, October 6, to interview six applicants to the city’s Youth Council, consider a number of resolutions, ordinances, annexations, and a bid award for a sewer pr...

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, October 5

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Monday morning, October 5, to interview applicants to the city's Historic Planning Commission and the city's Youth Council. The council discussed the Adamson Family Trust pa...

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Posted on: September 16, 2020

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, September 15

Montrose, CO — City councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, September 15, to address a number of issues, including honoring local Dr. Gary Ratcliff, consider a liquor license for a new gas station, a grant application to help curb black-...

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, September 14

Montrose, CO — City councilors met for a work session Monday morning, September 14, to discuss a number of issues including improvements to La Raza Park, a proposed annexation, a contract award for a sewer project, and consideration of CARES Act...

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Posted on: September 9, 2020

South First Street To Close Indefinitely Beginning Monday, September 14

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Montrose, CO — Beginning Monday, September 14, South First Street will close between Cascade Avenue and Uncompahgre Avenue in front of City Hall for crack sealing and other striping work to make way for a new outdoor seating area on the city cam...

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

Potato Growers Building Earns Listing on Both State And National Historic Registries

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Montrose, CO — The century-old Potato Growers Association building located at 39 West Main Street is an iconic downtown landmark whose agricultural legacy will live on indefinitely following its recent addition to the National Register of Histor...

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Posted on: September 2, 2020

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, September 1

Montrose, CO — City Councilors convened for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, September 1 to consider a number of city projects, contract awards, and a new program designed to improve downtown. 

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, council...

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Posted on: September 1, 2020

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, August 31

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Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Monday morning, August 31, to review Colorado liquor enforcement code, hear an update from the Montrose Community Foundation, review plans for new housing development, and consider a contract...

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Posted on: August 31, 2020

Montrose Police Receive Grant for Vehicle For Mental Health Co-Responder

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Montrose, CO — The Montrose Police Department recently purchased an equipped vehicle for the department’s mental health co-responder that was paid for by a grant from the Colorado Department of Local Affairs. 

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Posted on: August 24, 2020

Montrose Police Department Welcomes Three New Officers

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Montrose, CO — The Montrose Police Department officially welcomed three new police officers to its ranks Monday, backfilling a number of vacant positions in the department. Officers Kaytlyn Alvarez, Alandra-niane Baca, and Aaron Sheedy were offi...

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Posted on: August 21, 2020

Blog: CITY COUNCIL / PLANNING COMMISSION SPECIAL WORK SESSION: Wednesday, August 19

Montrose, CO — City Councilors, along with members of the city’s Planning Commission, met online Wednesday evening for a special joint work session to review and discuss the ongoing 2020 Comprehensive Plan development process. The publ...

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Posted on: August 20, 2020

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, August 18

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, August 18, to consider an appointment to the city’s Planning Commission, a Montrose Bucks funding request, a liquor license request, and hear the latest budg...

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Posted on: August 18, 2020

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, August 17

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Monday morning, August 17, to discuss a number of city projects, contract awards, and a new program designed to improve downtown. Councilors and staff met in Council Chambers at 107 South Cas...

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Posted on: August 5, 2020

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, August 4

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, August 4, to consider a number of ordinances, resolutions, and contract awards. 

Councilors Dave Bowman, Barbara Bynum, Dave Frank, and Doug Glaspell met in ch...

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Posted on: August 4, 2020

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, August 3

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Monday morning, August 3, to review a proposed promotion of a new Montrose Bucks program, a revised franchise agreement with DMEA, a grant application with the Colorado Department of Local Af...

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Posted on: July 23, 2020

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, July 21

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, July 21, to consider a number of ordinances, resolutions, a business incentives package, and an update on city sales tax revenues. For the first time since the COVID-1...

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Posted on: July 21, 2020

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, July 20

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Monday morning, July 20, to consider a contract renewal and a bid to rehabilitate city street manhole covers. For the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic, councilors met in council chamber...

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Posted on: July 13, 2020

Bell Receives National Award for Promoting Career Advancement of Women

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Montrose, CO — Montrose City Manager Bill Bell was recently recognized for his work in mentorship and advocacy for women in municipal government with a Career Development Award in Memory of L.P. Cookingham from the International City Managers As...

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Posted on: July 10, 2020

INFOCU5 Relocates to Western Slope

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Tech Company Set to Bring Several Hundred Jobs to Region 

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Montrose, CO — INFOCU5 is pleased to announce its expansion into Montrose with plans to create over 171 net new perman...

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Posted on: July 9, 2020

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, July 7

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met online for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, July 7, to consider a number of zoning ordinances and take public comment on two new annexations, as well as hear an update from Montrose County regarding the l...

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, July 6

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met online for a virtual work session Monday morning, July 6, to get an update on a number of issues and topics. Councilors Roy Anderson, Dave Bowman, Barbara Bynum, Dave Frank, and Doug Glaspell met for about one ...

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Posted on: July 6, 2020

Police Department Welcomes Facility Dog “Apple” To Force

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Montrose, CO — The Montrose Police Department has welcomed a new facility dog named "Apple" to its ranks to assist officers who might experience anxiety from daily police work and provide a calming environment for victims of crime.&...

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Posted on: June 29, 2020

City Lands $284,000 Fishing is Fun Grant for River Improvements

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Montrose, CO — Colorado Parks and Wildlife has selected the City of Montrose to receive a $284,588 Fishing is Fun grant for the Uncompahgre River Improvements Project. 

The Fishing is Fun program provides federal and state matching funds...

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Posted on: June 17, 2020

City Nets $600,000 Grant for Black Canyon Boys and Girls Club Facility

Montrose, CO — The City of Montrose, on behalf of the Black Canyon Boys and Girls Club, has been selected to receive a $600,000 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) from the Colorado Department of Local Affairs (DOLA) to assist with the cons...

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Posted on: June 17, 2020

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, June 16

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met online Tuesday evening, June 2, to consider a number of ordinances, discuss program updates, and hear the latest sales tax report. Councilors Roy Anderson, Dave Bowman, Barbara Bynum, Dave Frank, and Doug Glasp...

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Posted on: June 17, 2020

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, June 15

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met online for a virtual work session Monday morning, June 15, to meet six new city employees and consider a memorandum of understanding, or MOU, with Montrose County regarding coronavirus relief funds. Councilors ...

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Posted on: June 10, 2020

Montrose Celebrated As A Bicycle Friendly Community

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Montrose, CO — The League of American Bicyclists announced this week it has designated Montrose as a bronze-level Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC), highlighting the city’s efforts to build better places for people to bike.

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Posted on: June 3, 2020

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, June 2

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met online Tuesday evening, June 2, to consider a number of zoning requests, an update from the city’s Youth Council, and an update from the city’s police chief. Councilors Roy Anderson, Dave Bo...

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, June 1

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met online for a virtual work session Monday morning, June 1, to get an update on proposed zoning of a subdivision located on the southern end of the city a restaurant voucher program and several updates from city ...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, May 19

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met online Tuesday evening, May 19, to consider a number of contract awards for city street improvements and hear the latest budget and tax revenue reports during the council’s regular meeting. Councilors...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, May 18

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met online for a virtual work session Monday, May 18 to get an update on a number of proposals under consideration, and a number of new annexations. Councilors Roy Anderson, Dave Bowman, Barbara Bynum, Dave Frank, ...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

City Adjusts Emergency Status to Tier 3

Montrose, CO —  In response to local data signaling a favorable trend in new coronavirus cases and in agreement with ongoing efforts throughout the state and nation to cautiously begin relaxing measures intended to stem the spread of th...

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

Montrose Police Department Welcomes Five New Officers

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Montrose, CO — The Montrose Police Department officially welcomed five new police officers to its ranks Monday, backfilling a number of vacant positions in the department. Officers Cameron Pensyl, Joshua Lamphere, Jordan Hewitt, Connor Gibbs, an...

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

Governor Taps Montrose Mayor For Advisory Council

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Montrose, CO — Colorado Governor Jared Polis announced Monday he has appointed Montrose Mayor Barbara Bynum to the Governor’s Advisory Committee on Cooperation and Implementation to help oversee the state’s efforts to maximiz...

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Posted on: May 6, 2020

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, May 5

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met online Tuesday evening, May 5, to consider a number of ordinances and discuss city operations and projects during the council’s regular meeting. Councilors Roy Anderson, Dave Bowman, Barbara Bynum, Da...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, May 4

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Montrose, CO — City Councilors met online for a virtual work session Monday morning, May 4, to get an update on city operations during the COVID-19 pandemic, and discuss a number of contract award recommendations along with an update on the 2021...

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Posted on: April 24, 2020

Riverbottom Drive Reopens For Public Use

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Montrose, CO - The City of Montrose is pleased to announce that paving of Riverbottom Drive is now complete and the roadway has been reopened to vehicular traffic. 

 

The project was completed under budget, on schedule, and injury-free. Al...

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Posted on: April 22, 2020

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, April 21

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Montrose, CO — City Councilors met Tuesday evening, April 21, to select the mayor and mayor pro tem for the 2020-2021 term and discuss a number of issues, ordinances, and city projects during the council’s regular meeting. Councilors R...

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Posted on: April 22, 2020

Bynum Selected as Mayor for 2020-2021 Term, Glaspell Selected as Mayor Pro Tem

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Montrose, CO — The City of Montrose has a new mayor as Councilor Barbara Bynum was elevated from mayor pro tem during the City Council’s regular meeting Tuesday. Bynum was chosen by fellow city councilors to succeed Dave Bowman for the...

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Posted on: April 14, 2020

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, April 13

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• Police officers using more PPE to keep safe

• City processing business loans to aid city’s small employers

• Recent utility upgrades ensuring water and sewer operations are operating normally

 

Montrose, CO &...

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

Amid COVID Crisis, Files Says Goodbye

Montrose, CO — After eight years of public service on the Montrose City Council, including two terms as mayor, Judy Ann Files voiced a heartfelt goodbye to the community during Tuesday’s City Council meeting. 

Files, who is ter...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

BLOG: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, March 31

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met online for their regular meeting Tuesday, March 31, to approve a small business relief program and take the first step in financing the construction of the new Police Department headquarters. Councilors Roy And...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

City Implements Tax Relief, Loan Program to Aid Small Businesses

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Montrose, CO — With a sense of urgency, City Councilors have approved a number of initiatives to aid small businesses that have been forced to close or have suffered substantial economic hardship as a result of COVID-19. The measures were approv...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

BLOG: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Monday, March 30

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met online for a virtual work session Monday morning, March 30, to get an update on city operations. Councilors Roy Anderson, Dave Bowman, Barbara Bynum, Judy Ann Files, and Doug Glaspell met for about one hour, 36...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, March 17

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, March 17, to discuss a number of issues, ordinances and city projects. Councilors Roy Anderson, Dave Bowman, Barbara Bynum, Judy Ann Files, and Doug Glaspell met for a...

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Posted on: March 5, 2020

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday March 3

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Montrose, CO — City Councilors met Tuesday evening, March 3, to discuss a number of issues, ordinances and city projects during the council’s regular meeting. Councilors Roy Anderson, Dave Bowman, Barbara Bynum, Judy Ann Files, and Dou...

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Posted on: March 3, 2020

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION SUMMARY: Monday, March 2

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Montrose, CO — City Councilors met Tuesday morning March 2, to discuss information about a number of upcoming city projects during the council’s work session. The following is a summary of the primary topics discussed during the meetin...

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Posted on: February 20, 2020

Grants Boost Community Development, City Partnerships

Montrose, CO — With its philosophy of making the most effective use of local tax dollars, the City of Montrose continues to leverage millions in grant funding to strengthen collaboration between local governments, nonprofit organizations, and bu...

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Posted on: February 20, 2020

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday February 18

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Montrose, CO – City Councilors held their second regular meeting of the month Tuesday evening in City Council Chambers. In just under one hour the council approved a number of resolutions and ordinances heard three financial reports. In attendan...

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Posted on: February 20, 2020

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Tuesday February 18

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Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for about two hours Tuesday morning to hear and consider a number of upcoming projects around the city during the council’s Work Session. The Work Session was held Tuesday due to the Presidents Day ho...

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Posted on: February 12, 2020

Geyser Technologies Relocates Headquarters, Manufacturing to Montrose, Colorado

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Montrose, CO — Geyser Technologies announced its relocation to Montrose, Colorado, from Austin, Texas immediately following approval of an agreement signifying its partnership with the City of Montrose. 

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

Housing, Hotel Approved For Montrose

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Montrose, CO — Development agreements for a new hotel and a multi-family housing project were given the green light this week by the Montrose Urban Renewal Authority (MURA) and Montrose City Council. Both projects are set to begin later this yea...

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Posted on: February 7, 2020

Residents of Tortilla Flats Voice Concerns to Councilors

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Montrose, CO — Residents of the Tortilla Flats neighborhood who participated in a months-long photography project to document daily life in their community voiced concerns to City Councilors this week with a goal of improving public safety and a...

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Posted on: February 3, 2020

City Cuts Contamination Rate In Recycling Program

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Montrose, CO — A recent audit of the City of Montrose’s recycling program highlighted a significant reduction in the level of contamination in materials collected under the city’s curbside recycling program. This reduction sa...

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Posted on: February 5, 2020

Council Work Sessions To Be Broadcast Live, Archived Online

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Montrose, CO — In an effort to be more transparent and to inform residents about issues the City Council considers, the City of Montrose will begin broadcasting and archiving the council’s work sessions moving forward. 

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Posted on: February 5, 2020

City Updates Code Related to Modular Construction

Montrose, CO — City Councilors voted unanimously to modernize the city’s official code as it relates to modular and manufactured housing. Ordinance 2493, passed Tuesday, updates the definition of manufactured housing and allows for gre...

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Posted on: January 15, 2020

City Forms Quick Response Team Following Factory’s Notice to Close

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Montrose, CO — In response to the announcement regarding Russell Stover’s intent to close their Montrose factory in 2021, the City of Montrose created a Quick Response Team to address the impact on the Montrose community. 

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Posted on: October 5, 2020

Staff Presents Goals & Objectives to City Council and Planning Commission

On August 19, 2020, city staff presented the draft Goals & Objectives to the Planning Commission and City Council. The presentation included an overview of the Comprehensive Plan process and the public input process that occurred in 2019, which helped...

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Posted on: December 1, 2020

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, November 30

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Monday morning, November 30, to review two applications to the city’s Planning Commission, an intergovernmental agreement with the Montrose Recreation District, Coronavirus Relief funds, and an ordinan...

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Posted on: November 25, 2020

City Announces “All is Bright” Holiday Celebrations

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Montrose, CO — The City of Montrose is excited to announce the “All is Bright” community celebration, a month-long series of events to welcome the 2020 holiday season in safe, socially distant ways aimed at uniting the community.

The city typically sponsor...

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Posted on: November 24, 2020

Montrose PD Reports COVID-19 Cases, Makes Operational Adjustments

Montrose, CO — While the Montrose Police Department has taken appropriate precautions to protect the health and safety of its personnel throughout the ongoing pandemic, positive COVID-19 test results have been reported among its staff. Affected ...

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Posted on: November 23, 2020

Montrose County Moves to Level Orange, City Implements Increased Precautions for Staff/Facilities

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Montrose, CO — As cases of COVID-19 increase in Montrose County, the State of Colorado shifted Montrose County to Level Orange on the state’s COVID Dial on Monday, November 23. Level Orange is labeled as “High Risk”...

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

City Council Returns to Fully Virtual Meeting Schedule

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Monday morning, November 16, to review changes to the city’s Municipal Code as it pertains to public safety. 

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, City Councilors met onlin...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, May 4

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Montrose, CO — City Councilors met online for a virtual work session Monday morning, May 4, to get an update on city operations during the COVID-19 pandemic, and discuss a number of contract award recommendations along with an update on the 2021...

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

Governor Taps Montrose Mayor For Advisory Council

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Montrose, CO — Colorado Governor Jared Polis announced Monday he has appointed Montrose Mayor Barbara Bynum to the Governor’s Advisory Committee on Cooperation and Implementation to help oversee the state’s efforts to maximiz...

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Posted on: April 22, 2020

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, April 21

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Montrose, CO — City Councilors met Tuesday evening, April 21, to select the mayor and mayor pro tem for the 2020-2021 term and discuss a number of issues, ordinances, and city projects during the council’s regular meeting. Councilors R...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

BLOG: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, March 30

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met online for a virtual work session Monday morning, March 30, to get an update on city operations. Councilors Roy Anderson, Dave Bowman, Barbara Bynum, Judy Ann Files, and Doug Glaspell met for about one hour, 36...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

City Moves to Tier 4 Response, Closes Offices to Public and Moves to Virtual Services

Montrose, CO — The City of Montrose has escalated its response to the COVID-19 pandemic to Tier 4 effective immediately. This is a proactive measure to slow the potential spread, impacts, and damage of COVID-19. 

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

City Council To Hold Special Virtual City Council Meeting

Montrose, CO — The Montrose City Council will hold a special virtual meeting Tuesday evening, March 24, 2020, at 6 p.m. Due to the COVID-19 emergency, this meeting will be held virtually and can be accessed at the following link: https://zoom.us...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

BLOG: City Shifting Operations, Focus Amid COVID Concern: Tuesday, March 17

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Montrose, CO — After issuing a Declaration of Local Disaster Emergency Monday afternoon, the City of Montrose is continuing to adjust operations to mitigate the impacts of COVID-19, while continuing to provide essential city services and help lo...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

March 17 Council Meeting Open to Virtual Public Access/Comment

Montrose, CO — The City Council will hold their regular meeting tonight, March 17, at 6 p.m., however, due to the threat of COVID-19, Council Chambers has been closed to public access. Virtual public attendance and participation in this meeting ...

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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 16, 2020

BLOG: City Staff Prepare for emergency declaration: Sunday, March 15

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Montrose, CO — Senior city staff and department heads met for hours Sunday to prepare the city for an emergency declaration to implement further preventive measures in response to the emerging COVID-19 threat. 

The city will begin emerge...

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COVID-19 Updates

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Posted on: August 31, 2018

Project Update - August 14, 2018

Work is currently focused on completion of curb, gutter, and sidewalks as well as the installation of dry utilities (power, communications, and natural gas). Paving of streets within the project area is scheduled for mid-October.

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Montrose Urban Renewal Authority Updates
Posted on: August 31, 2018

Project Update - January 8, 2018

Construction of the MURA’s Phase I Public Infrastructure Project is underway. During this phase, contractors will construct approximately 1.5 miles of roadways and utilities within the central 40 acres of the site in support of the Colorado Outd...

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News Flash

Posted on: November 25, 2020

Woodgate Subdivision Sewer Rehabilitation Update

The project is moving along nicely, and I would like to thank everyone for their patience as we progress through the different elements of the project. The contractor (Haynes Excavation) has been working on repairing failed sections of the mainline with t...
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Moving Montrose Forward News
Posted on: November 23, 2020

River Restoration Taking Shape

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The City of Montrose has begun a river restoration project along 0.65 miles of the Uncompahgre River.  The project will stabilize the riverbanks, restore a more natural stream system, improve aquatic and riparian habitats, and will provide enhanc...

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Posted on: October 21, 2020

River Restoration Construction to Begin

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Montrose, CO – Starting the week of October 26, contractors working for the City of Montrose will begin a river improvement project along 0.65 miles (3,400 feet) of the Uncompahgre River.  The project will include stabilization of river...

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Posted on: September 17, 2020

Downtown Parking Lot Maintenance

A pair of downtown parking lots will close beginning Monday, September 21 for resurfacing and repairs. The two city-owned lots are located on North First Street in the 300 and 500 blocks and are used for public downtown parking. 

The lots will und...

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Posted on: September 9, 2020

S 1st Closure

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Beginning Monday, September 14, South First Street will close between Cascade Avenue and Uncompahgre Avenue in front of City Hall for crack sealing and other striping work to make way for a new outdoor seating area on the city campus. This portion of Sout...

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Posted on: April 20, 2020

6530 Road Bridge OPEN

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Montrose, CO — The City of Montrose is pleased to announce completion of the 6530 Road Bridge Deck Replacement Project and reopening of 6530 Road to vehicular and pedestrian traffic.  The project was completed under budget, ahead of sch...

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