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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 13, 2021

City To Conduct Water Sports Park Cleanout Starting This Week

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Montrose, CO – Beginning Thursday, January 14,  the City of Montrose will begin using heavy machinery to conduct a cleanout of sediment and debris from the Uncompahgre River within the city's Water Sports Park located in Riverb...

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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: January 3, 2021

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

Attend the virtual work session being held via Zoom on Monday, January 4, at 10 a.m. at the following link: https://tinyurl.com/WorkSession-1-4-21

The public is also encouraged to attend the council’s regular meeting Tuesday, January 5, at  6 p.m....

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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: December 2, 2020

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, December 1

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, December 1, to consider an ordinance related to the city’s Municipal Code and a supplemental budget ordinance for 2020. 

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, City Counc...

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Posted on: December 1, 2020

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, November 30

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Monday morning, November 30, to review two applications to the city’s Planning Commission, an intergovernmental agreement with the Montrose Recreation District, Coronavirus Relief 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: September 2, 2020

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, September 1

Montrose, CO — City Councilors convened for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, September 1 to consider a number of city projects, contract awards, and a new program designed to improve downtown. 

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, council...

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Posted on: August 31, 2020

Montrose Police Receive Grant for Vehicle For Mental Health Co-Responder

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Montrose, CO — The Montrose Police Department recently purchased an equipped vehicle for the department’s mental health co-responder that was paid for by a grant from the Colorado Department of Local Affairs. 

In 2019, the city...

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Posted on: August 18, 2020

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, August 17

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Monday morning, August 17, to discuss a number of city projects, contract awards, and a new program designed to improve downtown. Councilors and staff met in Council Chambers at 107 South Cas...

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Posted on: June 3, 2020

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, June 2

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met online Tuesday evening, June 2, to consider a number of zoning requests, an update from the city’s Youth Council, and an update from the city’s police chief. Councilors Roy Anderson, Dave Bo...

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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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Posted on: February 7, 2020

Residents of Tortilla Flats Voice Concerns to Councilors

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Montrose, CO — Residents of the Tortilla Flats neighborhood who participated in a months-long photography project to document daily life in their community voiced concerns to City Councilors this week with a goal of improving public safety and a...

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