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Posted on: February 25, 2021

Parks Department To Begin Median Work March 1

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Montrose, CO — The City of Montrose Parks Division will begin work on two South Townsend Avenue medians on the southern edge of town, aimed at greatly reducing the city's water usage on the medians. Motorists are urged to use caution wh...

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

City Parking Area to Close For Construction

Contractors working for Colorado Outdoors will be temporarily closing the gravel trailhead parking area at the western end of Tributary Street starting this week. The closure is expected to last into fall 2021.  

This closure is necessary in order...

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, February 16

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, February 16, to honor former City Manager Jim Austin, to approve a transfer of a liquor license, approve an upgrade to the city's utility metering system, and...

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Tuesday, February 16

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Tuesday morning, February 16, to hear a number of proposed contracts and purchase recommendations, several new proposed annexations into the city, and updates about local short-term rentals a...

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Posted on: February 11, 2021

Cerise Dog Park To Close For Maintenance/Cleaning

Montrose, CO — In an ongoing effort to support the health and well-being of dogs and their owners, the City of Montrose will close the dog park located on the north end of Cerise Park for cleaning and maintenance beginning Monday, February 15.&a...

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Posted on: February 11, 2021

City Mourns Loss of Former City Manager Jim Austin

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City Council Planning Proclamation Honoring His Public Service

Montrose, CO — Known for his deep love of the Uncompahgre Valley, dry wit and humor, and extensive institutional knowledge of city history, the City of Montrose is mourning the loss o...

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Posted on: February 10, 2021

City Launches Online Tool to Boost Access to Financial Info

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Montrose, CO —  Members of the city’s Finance Department have completed the momentous task of designing and creating an online tool to provide an open window for residents to peer into the city’s finances.

The new Tr...

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Posted on: February 5, 2021

Planning Commission Accepting Applications To Fill Vacancy

Montrose, CO — The City of Montrose is accepting applications for a vacant seat on the city's Planning Commission. The term for the vacant seat expires on December 31, 2022, at which point the appointee could reapply for a four-year ter...

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Posted on: February 3, 2021

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, February 2

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, February 2, to consider funding childcare needs study and approving a number of contract awards for construction projects around the city.

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Posted on: February 2, 2021

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, February 1

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Monday morning, February 1, to hear a recommendation for a possible upgrade to utility meter infrastructure software and a possible contract award for a new pump house at the Black Canyon Gol...

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Posted on: January 21, 2021

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, January 19

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, January 19, to consider a number of ordinances approving new annexations, a contract amendment for the new Public Safety Complex, and a vehicle purchase recommendation...

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Posted on: January 21, 2021

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Tuesday, January 19

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Tuesday morning, January 19, to hear presentations regarding local childcare needs, the upcoming Woodgate Road Realignment Project, a contract award for the amphitheater project, and the city...

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Posted on: January 19, 2021

City Installs New Solar Lights To Improve Park Safety, Energy Efficiency

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Montrose, CO — In an effort to improve park safety for pedestrians and boost energy efficiency within the community, the city has installed new solar-powered outdoor lighting in Rotary Park with more solar lights eyed for installation soon.&...

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, January 5

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, January 5, to consider a new malt beverage license for Hangin Tree Travel Pizza and a number of ordinances approving new annexations into the city. 

Due to the...

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Posted on: January 5, 2021

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, January 4

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Monday morning, January 4, to discuss possible flood scenarios within the city, hear a contract amendment recommendation for the new Public Safety Complex, and review city vehicle fleet addit...

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

City Unveils Plans For Woodgate Road Realignment Project

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Montrose, CO — The City of Montrose is poised to begin the realignment of Woodgate Road, one of the largest capital projects of 2021. The design of the project is currently being finalized and the city is looking for public feedback to fine-tune...

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Posted on: December 17, 2020

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, December 15

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, December 15, to consider a number of liquor license applications, annexations, and hear a local sales and use tax report from October. 

Due to the ongoing COVI...

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Posted on: December 15, 2020

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, December 14

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Monday morning, December 14, to meet several new employees, hear an update about Geyer Systems, and consider an updated designation of official meeting agenda posting place. 

Due to t...

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Posted on: December 10, 2020

City Transitions Away From Accepting Green Waste

Montrose, CO — As of January 1, the City of Montrose will no longer accept green waste. The processing of green waste, defined as lawn clippings, garden plants, weeds, leaves, hedge/tree trimmings, and tree branches, has proven problematic for t...

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Posted on: December 9, 2020

City Informing Local Businesses About Recent State Sales Tax Legislation/Small Biz Loans

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Montrose, CO — The City of Montrose's Office of Business and Tourism is contacting local business owners in the community to inform them of recent state legislation that could provide them with much-needed financial assistance to help relieve the financia...

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Posted on: December 7, 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 Joseph Adkin, Zebediah Schoemaker, and Benedict Willey were off...

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Posted on: December 7, 2020

Judy Ann Files Draws Praise For Downtown Excellence

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Montrose, CO — Former longtime Montrose City Councilor and Mayor Judy Ann Files received recognition recently for her years of work in building and promoting downtown Montrose with a 2020 Downtown Colorado, Inc. (DCI) Governor's Award f...

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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: 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: 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: 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 year.&nbs...

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