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Posted on: December 20, 2022

Blog: SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING: Monday, December 19, 2022

Montrose, CO — City Councilors held a special meeting Monday morning, December 19, to consider a supplemental budget for 2022 and a recycling contract with Waste Management. The City Council regular meeting, scheduled for Tuesday, December 20, was rescheduled for Monday due to holiday travels considerations. 

Councilors Barbara Bynum, Dave Frank, and Ed Ulibarri met in City Council Chambers along with city staff. Councilors Doug Glaspell and J. David Reed attended via the Zoom platform. 

The following is a summary of the primary topics discussed during the meeting. 

Watch the meeting here


City Councilors voted unanimously to approve Ordinance 2606, on second reading, amending Ordinance 2567, which approves a supplemental budget for the fiscal year 2022. 

Each year the City Council has the authority, if needed, to approve a supplemental budget if unexpected expenses arise over the course of the fiscal year. 


City Councilors voted unanimously to approve a contract with Waste Management for the service of a Recyclable Materials Facility to collect recycled materials from city refuse customers. Under the contract, which is for 2023, the city’s recycling services will remain unchanged with the exception of the type of plastics that will be accepted. Beginning January 1, the city will only accept numbers 1, 2, 4, and 5 plastics. The list of plastics that will not be accepted in 2023 will include numbers 3, 6, and 7, which include PVC products, styrofoam, packing peanuts, coolers, polycarbonate items, etc.


All City Council meetings are recorded and made available online via the city’s website and cable channels 191 for Charter subscribers and 970 for Elevate subscribers. Replays of council meetings are also broadcast at 6 p.m. on the same channels on days that the council is not in session. 

In addition, each regular meeting is archived on the City of Montrose’s YouTube channel

Residents can watch all regular City Council meetings and work sessions live or on-demand through the city’s Public Meetings Portal.

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