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Posted on: September 4, 2019

Councilors Approve Language For Fall Police Ballot Measure

Montrose, CO — By unanimous vote, Montrose City Councilors have approved ballot language for this fall's Public Safety Sales Tax, PSST, increase to fund Montrose Police Department's ability to hire additional officers and to construct a new poli...

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Posted on: August 28, 2019

Crosswalk Improvements Funded for Main and Uncompahgre Intersection

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Montrose, CO — The City of Montrose has been selected by LiveWell Colorado to receive $5,000 for crosswalk improvements at the intersection of Main Street and Uncompahgre Avenue. The city applied for LiveWell’s HEAL (Healthy Eating Active Living) Cities a...

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Posted on: August 23, 2019

Councilors To Vote September 3 on .58 Percent Sales Tax Increase

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Montrose, CO — To curb critical shortages in city police services members of the Montrose City Council reached a consensus Monday to ask all registered city voters this fall for a .58-percent increase in the city sales tax rate to fund additiona...

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Posted on: August 23, 2019

City To Begin Reconstruction of Riverbottom Drive

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Montrose, CO — Contractors working for the City of Montrose will start the reconstruction of Riverbottom Drive on Monday, August 26. This project will include a waterline extension, piping of the existing stormwater and irrigation ditch, widening of the r...

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Posted on: August 22, 2019

Uncompahgre River Pedestrian Bridge Replacement

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Montrose City Councilors approved funds Tuesday to replace the nearly 60-year-old pedestrian bridge used to cross the Uncompahgre River near Ogden Road. Work to replace the bridge will begin this month. 

For decades two rail cars spanning the Unco...

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Posted on: July 31, 2019

Police Preparing Public Meetings On Safety Tax Increase

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Montrose, CO — Senior command staff at the Montrose Police Department will be joined by members of the Blue Ribbon Public Safety Citizen Advisory Committee to host a series of presentations aimed at informing the public about the current law enf...

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Posted on: July 26, 2019

Montrose Post Office Renamed For Sgt. David Kinterknecht

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Montrose, CO — A United States Postal Service facility in Montrose is now known as the Sergeant David Kinterknecht Post Office Building following a renaming ceremony held Thursday honoring the Montrose Police Department's fallen officer.&nbs...

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Posted on: July 22, 2019

Cedar Creek Cemetery Study Complete, Burial Plots Located

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Montrose, CO — A noninvasive study of a section of Cedar Creek Cemetery using ground-penetrating radar (GPR) has been completed, giving City of Montrose administrators a better understanding of burial record keeping and future availability of gr...

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Posted on: July 17, 2019

City Council Signals Intent To For Next Step in Public Safety Tax

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Montrose, CO — Citing critical shortages in police personnel and resources the Montrose City Council Tuesday approved a resolution signaling its intent to take the next step in pursuing a public safety sales tax this fall. If approved, the tax w...

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Posted on: July 15, 2019

Center For Mental Health To Receive Funds To Open New Center

Montrose, CO — In partnership with the City of Montrose, the Center for Mental Health (CMH) has been selected to receive a Community Development Block Grant in the amount of $267,450 from the Colorado Department of Local Affairs (DOLA) to help o...

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Posted on: July 11, 2019

Montrose Police Department Receives Peace Officer Mental Health Grant

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Montrose, CO — The City of Montrose has been selected to receive a Peace Officer Mental Health Grant from the Colorado Department of Local Affairs, (DOLA), in the amount of $42,745 to purchase a properly equipped vehicle for the Montrose Police ...

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Posted on: June 25, 2019

Kuczmarski Receives Safety Champion Award

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Montrose, CO — City of Montrose Safety Coordinator Lisa Kuczmarski was awarded the 2018 Colorado Intergovernmental Risk Sharing Agency (CIRSA) Safety Champion Award during the CIRSA general membership meeting held Tuesday, June 18, in Breckenrid...

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Posted on: June 22, 2019

Bynum Elected To Colorado Municipal League Executive Board

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Montrose, CO — City of Montrose Mayor Pro-Tem, Barbara Bynum was elected to the Colorado Municipal League (CML) Executive Board Thursday, June 20, at the organization’s annual conference in Breckenridge. Bynum joins 20 other Colorado e...

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Posted on: June 19, 2019

New Animal Control Regulations Take Effect Following Changes

Montrose, CO — Following recent changes to the City of Montrose's code regarding animal control regulations, the staff at the Montrose Animal Shelter want to remind residents of the changes and how they may impact area pet owners. 

On May 21, memb...

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Posted on: June 14, 2019

City Begins Comprehensive Plan Revision By Seeking Public Input

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Montrose, CO — During a pair of public kickoff meetings this week, city planners and administrators began gathering citizen input as the City of Montrose embarks on a community engagement process that is essential to creating the city’...

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Posted on: March 29, 2019

Miami-Hillcrest Roundabout Work To Begin Monday, April 1

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Montrose, CO — Contractors working for the City of Montrose are scheduled to begin construction work on the Miami-Hillcrest roundabout Monday, April 1.  

The first several weeks of construction will take place in shoulder areas of the roadway. Thr...

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Posted on: February 6, 2019

Councilors Approve Ordinances To Limit Underage Vaporizer Use

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Montrose, CO — City Councilors have approved a pair of changes to the city's Municipal Code prohibiting the use of personal vaporizers in public and underage possession of tobacco and cannabis-related products used in vaporizers. The actions were taken to...

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Posted on: January 31, 2019

City Nets $400,000 For River Improvements, Fishing Habitat Development

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Montrose, CO — The City of Montrose has been selected to receive $400,000 from the Colorado Water Conservation Board (CWCB) through the Colorado Watershed Restoration Program for improvements on the Uncompahgre River.

The grant funds will be used to begin ...

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