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Posted on: May 17, 2021

Attend This Week's City Council Work Session and Regular Meeting

Attend the virtual work session via Zoom on Monday, May 17, at 10 a.m. at the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_DMDUvmPET3Ov3pj_FHuyYQ

The public is also encouraged to attend the council’s regular meeting Tuesday, May 18, at &...

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

DOLA Seeks Public Input on Colorado Main Streets

Montrose, CO — During the month of May, the Colorado Department of Local Affairs, DOLA, Main Streets Program is launching a campaign to hear from residents and visitors throughout the state about the spaces that matter most in Colorado'...

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, May 4

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, May 4, to consider a new appointment to the City Council along with several contract awards and ordinances. 

 

Councilors Barbara Bynum, Dave Frank, an...

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

Reed Appointed To Fill City Council Vacancy

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Montrose, CO — Montrose City Councilors voted unanimously to appoint J. David Reed to the City Council’s District III seat Tuesday evening.

Reed’s appointment fills a vacancy left by Roy Anderson who resigned from the council ...

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Posted on: May 4, 2021

Applications Sought For City Council Vacancy

Montrose, CO — Applications are being accepted for a vacancy in the District II City Council seat. The deadline to apply is Thursday, May 20, 2021, at 6 p.m.  

As set forth by the City Charter, the City Council will formally vote to appo...

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, May 3

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Monday morning, May 3, to interview potential new members to the City Council following the departure of councilor Roy Anderson last month, and learn about possible new lease agreements in th...

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

Murphy Earns Award Celebrating River Improvements/Preservation

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Montrose, CO — Montrose City Engineer Scott Murphy was recently recognized for his work to protect and preserve the Uncompahgre River running through the community with the Gila Trout Award from the Arizona Chapter of Trout Unlimited and the Ari...

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Posted on: April 27, 2021

City/Rec District Receive Honors For Connect Trail

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Montrose, CO — The City of Montrose, in partnership with the Montrose Recreation District, MRD, was recently honored by the Colorado Lottery for the completion of the Connecting the People to Their Parks and Recreation “Connect Trail&a...

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City News
Posted on: April 22, 2021

City Continues Its Legacy As A Tree City

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Arbor Day is Friday, April 30, which coincides with the city's Earth Week celebrations.

Montrose, CO — The City of Montrose was named a 2020 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation for the city’s continued commitment to effec...

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, April 20

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, April 20, to consider a number of ordinances and contract awards and to welcome the city's new Municipal Court judge.

Councilors Dave Bowman, Barbara Bynum, Da...

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City News
Posted on: April 21, 2021

Greenacre Takes Oath As New Municipal Court Judge

Montrose, CO — The City of Montrose officially welcomed Judge Charles Greenacre as the city’s new Municipal Court judge following the retirement of longtime Judge Richard Brown. 

Judge Greenacre took the oath of office administ...

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Posted on: April 20, 2021

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, April 19

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Monday morning, April 19, to meet new city employees, interview potential members of the city's planning commission, hear a Municipal Code update and receive a report about a repair ...

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City News
Posted on: April 19, 2021

Work Progressing On Sunset Mesa Water Storage Project

Montrose, CO — Construction of the Sunset Mesa water tank and pump station is progressing on schedule and within budget with the overall goal of providing safe and reliable drinking water to city water customers living west of the Uncompahgre Ri...

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City News
Posted on: April 19, 2021

Montrose Police Department Welcomes Two New Officers

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Montrose, CO — The Montrose Police Department officially welcomed two new police officers to its ranks Monday morning, filling a pair of vacant positions in the department. Officers Bobbie Rossiter and Ruben Trujillo were officially sworn in dur...

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

Public Safety Complex Construction Under Way

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Montrose, CO — Construction of the new Montrose Public Safety Complex (MPSC)  has begun with heavy machinery performing site preparation work along South First Street on the city's downtown civic campus. 

On Tuesday the...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, April 6

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, April 6, to select a new mayor for the 2021-2022 term and consider a business expansion incentives package for the Colorado Yurt Company’s new headquarters, ...

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Posted on: April 6, 2021

The Pandemic Leader

(Montrose Mayor Barbara Bynum leads a community tour of the La Raza Park Neighborhood Oct 7, 2020)

Bynum’s Tenure As Mayor During A Time of Test for Montrose

Story and Pictures by William Woody

City of Montrose Communications

 

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Posted on: April 6, 2021

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, April 5

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Monday morning, April 5, to interview a number of applicants to the city’s Planning Commission, review an intergovernmental agreement with Montrose County for a new traffic signal o...

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City News
Posted on: March 18, 2021

Montrose To Host AJGA Junior Open Aug. 1-5, 2021

Montrose, CO — The city, in partnership with The Bridges Golf and Country Club, is pleased to announce that Montrose will host an American Junior Golf Association, AJGA, tournament at The Bridges golf course August 1-5, 2021. 

The AJGA J...

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City News
Posted on: March 17, 2021

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, March 16

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, March 1, to consider a number of ordinances and contract awards for projects around the city. 

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, City Councilors Roy Anders...

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Posted on: March 16, 2021

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, March 15

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Monday morning, March 15, to meet a number of new employees, review possible code revisions, and preview proposed contract awards for new public infrastructure and asbestos work on a Park Ave...

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City News
Posted on: March 11, 2021

Phase I River Improvements Complete

Montrose, CO — The City of Montrose is pleased to announce that Phase I of the Uncompahgre River Improvements Project near North 9th Street is complete and open to the public. The project was completed under budget, ahead of schedule, and injury...

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Posted on: March 4, 2021

City Earns Grant To Survey Neighborhood and Celebrate/Preserve Mexican-American Heritage

Montrose, CO — The City of Montrose has been selected to receive $25,000 from History Colorado to prepare a historic context survey to inform historic preservation efforts in Montrose’s Tortilla Flats neighborhood, located on the city&...

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Posted on: March 3, 2021

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, March 2

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, March 2, to approve a number of resolutions, ordinances, and plats for new developments. Councilors also approved funding for the city’s new Public Safety Co...

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

City Partnerships Eyeing Public Transit Expansion

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Montrose, CO — With the goal of improving public transit for decades to come, the City of Montrose has partnered with All Points Transit to facilitate the relocation and expansion of their transit center, currently located on South Second Street...

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, March 1

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Monday morning, March 1, to hear about a number of proposed contract awards for city projects, an incentives package for a new Colorado Yurt Company headquarters, and a funding request for th...

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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

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 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.

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 ...

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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: 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.

In addition ...

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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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