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Posted on: June 22, 2022

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Monday, June 20, 2022

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Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Monday evening, June 20, to consider a fireworks permit for the 4th of July, a number of city ordinances, and a sales and excise tax update for the month of April. 

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Posted on: June 22, 2022

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, June 20, 2022

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Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Monday morning, June 20, to meet a handful of new employees, interview three potential members to the city’s Planning Commission, and receive updates on city projects. 

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

Street Surface Work To Begin June 20

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Montrose, CO — The city is excited to announce the schedule for this year’s surface treatment project. Beginning Monday, June 20 contractors working for the City of Montrose will begin chip sealing and slurry sealing roadways across th...

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Posted on: June 15, 2022

Park Irrigation Set To Resume Following Repairs

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Montrose, CO — Repair work continues at Altrusa Park due to multiple breaks in the irrigation system and supply chain issues that have delayed critical repairs. Similar issues are affecting other parks around the community. 

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Posted on: June 9, 2022

City Preparing 4th Of July Festivities

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Montrose, CO — The City of Montrose is pleased to announce a full slate of family-oriented festivities that are planned for the Independence Day celebration on Monday, July 4th. 

The city’s annual 4th of July parade will begin ...

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Posted on: June 8, 2022

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, June 7

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Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, June 7, to consider a number of ordinances and contracts for city projects. The council also reviewed an application for a liquor license transfer. 

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, May 17

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Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, May 17, to hear a yearly report from the city’s Youth Council, consider a number of ordinances, and hear a budget report for the first quarter of 2022.&n...

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Posted on: May 17, 2022

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, May 16

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Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Monday morning, May 16, to meet a handful of new employees, hear a proposal to simplify the Municipal Code, and hear a number of proposed contract awards for city projects. 

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Posted on: May 6, 2022

Celebrating Main Street Campaign 2022

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Montrose, CO — Colorado Main Streets boast vibrant businesses, inspiring public art, unique events, and iconic historic buildings. For the second consecutive year, the Colorado Department of Local Affairs Main Streets Program is launching a campaign to ce...

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Posted on: May 5, 2022

Montrose Police Department To Shift Patrol Parking During Construction

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Montrose, CO — As the Montrose Police Department’s new Public Safety Complex nears completion, the department will need to move its police car parking from behind the construction zone to the parking area on South First Street east of the Cascade Avenue i...

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Posted on: May 4, 2022

Montrose Police Department Welcomes Two New Officers

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Montrose, CO — The Montrose Police Department welcomed two new police officers to its ranks Tuesday evening, filling a pair of vacant positions in the department. Officers Bridgette Clarkson and David Copeland were officially sworn in during a ceremony he...

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Posted on: May 4, 2022

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, May 3

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Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, May 3, to appoint a new member to the Planning Commission, approve a new hotel and restaurant liquor license for a local restaurant, and consider a number of resolutio...

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Posted on: May 4, 2022

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, May 2

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Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Monday morning, May 2, to discuss street maintenance work for 2022, a sales tax exemption on plastic bag fees, and a proposed new Planning Commission public notice sign. 

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Posted on: April 29, 2022

Woodgate Road Realignment Construction Scheduled To Resume

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Montrose, CO — Contractors working for the City of Montrose will resume construction on the Woodgate Realignment project starting the week of May 2.

The work follows a months-long pause in construction while the city waited on a third-party utility company...

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Posted on: April 27, 2022

City of Montrose Earns Awards For Downtown/Block 64 Revitalization Project

Montrose, CO — The City of Montrose was recently recognized for its collaborations with downtown business owners in the revitalization of Block 64 in the heart of Montrose.  

The city's Development and Revitalization Team (DART)...

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Posted on: April 21, 2022

City Continues Its Legacy As A Tree City

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Montrose, CO — As the City of Montrose prepares for its annual Arbor Day celebration scheduled for April 29, city leaders are thrilled to announce that the Arbor Day Foundation has named the City of Montrose a 2021 Tree City USA for the city&...

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Posted on: April 20, 2022

Council Welcomes New Member, Selects Mayor

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Montrose, CO — The City Council welcomed one new member to the city’s governing board Tuesday evening during its regular meeting. The council also selected the city’s new mayor and mayor pro tem for the 2022-2023 term.&nb...

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Posted on: April 20, 2022

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, April 19, to welcome a new member to the council, select the city’s new mayor for the 2022 term, and consider a number of ordinances and contracts for city w...

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Posted on: April 20, 2022

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, April 18

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Tuesday morning, April 18, to meet a handful of new employees and discuss a number of topics including an amendment to the Municipal Code, private activity bonds, a water supply outlook for 2...

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Posted on: April 6, 2022

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Monday, April 4

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Monday evening, April 4, to consider a purchase of the former Wells Fargo building on Main Street and a number of contracts for city projects. The meeting was held on Monday due to the...

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Posted on: April 6, 2022

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, April 4

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Tuesday morning, April 4, to discuss a number of contract awards for city projects and hear proposals for other city projects, including network upgrades and city street improvements.&nbs...

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Posted on: March 23, 2022

City of Montrose Intends to Purchase Former Main Street Bank Building

Montrose, CO — With a goal to better accommodate community needs and increase government accessibility and efficiency, the City of Montrose has decided to purchase the former Wells Fargo Bank building located at 400 East Main Street and move Cit...

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Posted on: March 17, 2022

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, March 15

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, March 15, to consider a number of ordinances and contract awards for city projects. 

Councilors Barbara Bynum, Dave Frank, Doug Glaspell, Anthony Russo, and Da...

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Posted on: March 15, 2022

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, March 14

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Tuesday morning, March 14, to hear an annual report from the Municipal Court and consider several contracts for city services. 

Councilors Barbara Bynum, Doug Glaspell, Dave Frank, Da...

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Posted on: March 4, 2022

City Nets Funds To Help With Housing Assessment

Montrose, CO — The City of Montrose has been selected to receive $114,000 from the Colorado Department of Local Affairs, DOLA, to hire a contractor to assist with the city’s housing needs assessment process, code amendments, and implem...

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Posted on: March 3, 2022

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, March 1, to consider a number of resolutions and ordinances for Municipal Code changes and new annexations, as well as contract awards for various city projects.&n...

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Posted on: March 3, 2022

City Adds Nye Building To Historic Register

Montrose, CO — City Councilors have voted unanimously to place the historic S.H. Nye building, located at 428 East Main Street, on the City of Montrose’s Register of Historic Places. 

City Planner William Reis said the city&...

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Posted on: March 1, 2022

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, February 28

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Tuesday morning, February 28, to consider a couple of contract awards for city projects and hear an amendment to the 2022 Municipal Budget. 

Councilors Barbara Bynum, Doug Glaspell, D...

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Posted on: February 28, 2022

MPD Rolls Out New Directive For Private Property Vehicle Crash Response

Montrose, CO — With an eye toward protecting and serving the community more efficiently and effectively, commanders with the Montrose Police Department have created a new directive that will keep patrol officers focused on higher priority calls ...

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Posted on: February 16, 2022

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, February 15

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, February 15, to consider a number of resolutions, ordinances, a new historic property, and a contract award to improve irrigation in a pair of city parks. 

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Posted on: February 15, 2022

New Medical Campuses A Boon To Montrose Region

Montrose, CO — The City of Montrose was pleased with the recent announcement of two new medical facilities planned for construction within the city limits. These facilities will add significantly to the range and capacity of medical services in ...

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Posted on: February 15, 2022

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, February 14

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Tuesday morning, February 14, to review some proposed Municipal Code revisions and contract awards for upcoming city projects and hear updates about the Woodgate Road realignment and Townsend...

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Posted on: February 2, 2022

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, February 1

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, February 1, to consider a business loan to a local restaurant, a new IGA with the Montrose Recreation District, and the purchase of two new dump trucks for Public Work...

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Posted on: February 1, 2022

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, January 31

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Tuesday morning, January 31, to meet a handful of new employees, review a pair of grant applications for community service organizations, review proposed updates to the city’s Municipal Code, and a con...

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Posted on: January 20, 2022

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, January 18

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, January 18, to consider a pair of new restaurant liquor licenses, a number of contracts for city projects, and a contract with the Colorado Department of Transportatio...

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Posted on: January 19, 2022

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Tuesday, January 18

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Tuesday morning, January 18, to hear a presentation about a local restaurant expansion, an intergovernmental agreement with the Montrose Recreation Center, an equipment purchase recommendation, and a p...

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Posted on: January 14, 2022

MURA Receives Grant Funding For Site Improvements

Montrose, CO – The Montrose Urban Renewal Authority (MURA), in collaboration with Colorado Outdoors, LLC, has been selected to receive up to $2 million in grant funding for tenant site improvements for the Flex Buildings within the MURA developm...

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Posted on: January 5, 2022

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, January 4

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, January 4, to consider a modification of the city's Municipal Code, a contract to build a new public restroom on the north end of the Connect Trail, and a wat...

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Posted on: January 5, 2022

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, January 3

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Monday morning, January 3, to hear potential updates to the city's Municipal Code, consider contract awards for upcoming city projects, and consider the City Council's meeti...

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Posted on: December 30, 2021

2022: Time To Take Off

2022: Time to Take Off

With millions in investment, the Gig City of Montrose is poised to lead the Western Slope 

 

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the fifth and final part in a five-part, weekly series in December looking back at the acco...

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Posted on: December 23, 2021

A Community Strengthened Through Policing

A Community Strengthened Through Policing

The Passage of Measure 2A in 2019 Has Triggered The Largest Investment in Public Safety in Montrose History  

 

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the fourth in a five-part, weekly series in December ...

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Posted on: December 16, 2021

Creating Better Connections for a Better Community

Creating Better Connections for a Better Community

The City of Montrose Has Improved Options For Residents to Connect / Stay Informed  

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Part 3: Connecting With The Community

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MONTROSE — Whether in...

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Posted on: December 9, 2021

MURA: Moving Montrose Forward

MURA: Moving Montrose Forward

The Largest Economic Development Project In Generations Promises To Be A Boon For Local Economy 

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second in a five-part, weekly series in December looking back at the accomplishments...

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Posted on: December 8, 2021

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, December 7

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, December 7, to consider new council district boundaries, a number of ordinances and resolutions, as well as new city equipment purchases. 

Councilors Barbara B...

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Posted on: December 8, 2021

City Council Approves New District Boundaries

Montrose, CO — City Councilors voted unanimously Tuesday to approve slight changes to City Council district boundaries to account for an increase in city population following the release of 2020 Census data earlier this year. 

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Posted on: December 8, 2021

Grant Secured to Help Renovation Efforts at the Montrose Potato Growers Building

Montrose, CO — The City of Montrose has been selected by the Colorado State Historical Fund to receive $250,000 to support rehabilitation of the 1908 Montrose Potato Growers Association building located at 39 West Main Street. 

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Posted on: December 7, 2021

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, December 6

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Monday morning, December 6, to meet new city employees, hear an update about possible Municipal Code revisions, and consider a number of contract awards for ongoing city projects. 

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Posted on: December 2, 2021

2021, A Year Of Challenges and Possibilities

2021, A Year Of Challenges and Possibilities Despite Pandemic Difficulties, City Continues to Build A Better Community

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is a first in a five-part, weekly series in December looking back at the accomplishments of the Ci...

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Posted on: November 17, 2021

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, November 16

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, November 16, to consider a number of ordinances, resolutions, and annexations. Councilors also approved two grant applications and decided how to spend funds from the ...

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Posted on: November 4, 2021

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, November 2

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, November 2, to consider approving the 2022 city budget and fee schedule, a change to the city’s police regulations, and an intergovernmental agreement with M...

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Posted on: November 2, 2021

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, November 1

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Monday morning, November 1, to discuss possible adjustments to City Council district boundaries, the proposed HUB development, a couple of grant applications, and a possible land agreement wi...

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