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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 11, 2022

City Announces Martin Luther King Jr. Day Closures

Montrose, CO – The City of Montrose will be closed Monday, January 17, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. City Hall, the Downtown Visitor Center, Municipal Court, Animal Shelter, Montrose Pavilion, and the City Shop will all be closed....

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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  

PART 1

PART 2

Part 3: Connecting With The Community

By William WoodyCity of Montrose

MONTROSE — Whether in...

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Posted on: December 13, 2021

City of Montrose Announces 2022 Municipal Election

MONTROSE, CO - The City of Montrose will hold a municipal election for four city council seats on Tuesday, April 5, 2022.  Council seats in District I, District II, District III, and the At-Large position will be on the ballot. 

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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. 

The Montro...

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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. 

In July, ...

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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 16, 2021

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, November 15

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Monday morning, November 15, to discuss changes to the city's Municipal Code, purchase order requests, a supplemental budget ordinance, and a plan to hold the spring 2022 Municipal E...

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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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Posted on: October 20, 2021

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Monday, October 19

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, October 19, to consider a number of ordinances, annexations, and contracts for several infrastructure projects planned throughout the city.

Councilors Barbara Bynum, Da...

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Posted on: October 19, 2021

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, October 18

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Monday morning, October 18, to meet new city employees, discuss an intergovernmental agreement with Montrose County, and heard several presentations about ongoing projects across the city.&am...

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Posted on: October 7, 2021

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, October 5

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, October 5, to consider a number of ordinances and resolutions and a sidewalk extension project on South Townsend Avenue. 

Councilors Dave Frank, Doug Glaspell,...

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Posted on: October 5, 2021

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, October 4

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Monday morning, October 4, to interview a number of applicants to the city's Historic Preservation Commission, hear an update on local childcare needs, and review a number of contrac...

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Posted on: September 23, 2021

Councilors Approve Moratorium on Adult Gaming Businesses.

In response to numerous concerns voiced by business owners, local residents, and police officers, Montrose City Councilors held a special meeting Tuesday to unanimously approve a temporary moratorium on any new Adult Gaming Arcades or relocation of existi...

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Posted on: September 21, 2021

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Monday, September 20

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Monday evening, September 20, to consider a number of ordinances, resolutions, and new annexations into the city. Council members also made appointments to two civic boards. 

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Posted on: September 21, 2021

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, September 20

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Monday morning, September 20, to meet new city employees, interview potential new members of the city’s Youth Council, and hear possible revisions to the Municipal Code. 

Councilors also discus...

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

Paving Scheduled for North End of Woodgate Realignment Project

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Southern End Delayed Due to Third-Party Utility Relocation Efforts

Montrose, CO — Paving operations to lay asphalt on the northern end of the Woodgate Road Realignment project is set to begin by mid-October with the second phase scheduled for sp...

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Posted on: September 8, 2021

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, September 7

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, September 7, to consider a number of ordinances and resolutions, and new annexations into the city. 

Councilors Barbara Bynum, Dave Frank, Doug Glaspell, and D...

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Posted on: September 8, 2021

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Tuesday September 7

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Tuesday morning September 7, to interview potential members of the city’s Youth Council and Planning Commission. Councilors also discussed proposed contract awards and a grant appli...

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Posted on: August 19, 2021

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, August 17

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, August 3, to consider a number of ordinances, a contract change order for public infrastructure work, a tax report from the month of June, and a second-quarter budget ...

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Posted on: August 18, 2021

City Awarded $2 Million For West Main Street Corridor Improvements

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Montrose, CO — The City of Montrose has been selected to receive $2 million in funds from the Colorado Department of Transportation, CDOT, to improve the safety, mobility, and economic development of Montrose's West Main Street corridor.

The focus area for...

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Posted on: August 17, 2021

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, August 16

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Monday morning, August 16, to review a number of revisions to the city’s Municipal Code, hear a presentation about water usage on the Western Slope and meet new city employees.&...

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Posted on: August 4, 2021

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, August 3

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, August 3, to consider an effort to help rebuild three aging mobile home parks in the city, increase funding to build the new Public Safety Complex, and a number of new...

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Posted on: August 3, 2021

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, August 2

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Monday morning, August 2, to discuss a pair of contract amendments to public infrastructure projects, including the new Public Safety Complex, and to hear and discuss options for investing fu...

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Posted on: July 28, 2021

Visit Montrose Earns Tourism Recovery Grant/Gold Level Status

Montrose, CO — The City of Montrose's Office of Business and Tourism, OBT, was recently selected to participate in the Colorado Tourism Office, CTO, Restart Destinations Program, an effort to advance recovery-focused tourism as Colorado...

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Posted on: July 21, 2021

CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, July 20

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, July 20, to consider a number of ordinances and resolutions, a contract award for a waterline project in Cerise Park, and a sales, use, and excise tax report for May 2...

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Posted on: July 21, 2021

City Adds Depot To Historic Register

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Montrose, CO — City Councilors voted unanimously Tuesday to place the historic Denver and Rio Grande Depot on the city’s register of historic places. 

Construction on the train depot, located at 21 North Rio Grande Avenue in th...

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Posted on: July 20, 2021

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, July 19

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Monday morning, July 19, to meet a number of new employees, hear a proposal for upgrades to three local mobile home parks, a possible new city annexation, and a lease agreement for the Brown ...

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Posted on: July 16, 2021

City of Montrose’s Cerro Reservoir Is Full and Open For Fishing

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Montrose, CO — The City of Montrose and Colorado Parks and Wildlife are pleased to announce that Cerro Reservoir is full and that fishing access on the associated State Wildlife Area is open to the public.  

Cerro Reservoir, located at C...

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Posted on: July 15, 2021

Connect With City Council To Begin July 20

Connect with City Council

Montrose, CO — City Councilors are inviting the public to attend the first in an ongoing monthly meeting series called "Connect with City Council,” set to begin July 20, at 5 p.m. The series is designed to serve as an occasion for...

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Posted on: July 7, 2021

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, July 6

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, June 6, to consider a number of ordinances, resolutions, and a preliminary plat for the Sunrise Creek subdivision. 

Councilors Barbara Bynum, Dave Frank, Doug ...

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Posted on: July 7, 2021

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Tuesday, July 6

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Tuesday morning, July 6, to review a design contract for a new traffic signal at Chipeta Road and U.S. Highway 550, a contract for work in Cerise Park, and a second-quarter Police Department ...

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Posted on: July 7, 2021

Council Adds Historic County Jail To Register Of Historic Places

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Montrose, CO — City Councilors voted unanimously Tuesday to place the historic Montrose County Jail on the city’s register of historic places. 

The jail, located at 217 South First Street behind Abel’s Hardware, was e...

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Posted on: June 24, 2021

MPD Rolls Out New Online Reporting Tool

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Montrose, CO — The Montrose Police Department is pleased to announce that the agency will begin providing a new, online tool, for public use in reporting minor incidents. 

This web-based reporting system, called the Desk Officer Online R...

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Posted on: June 17, 2021

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, June 15

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, June 15, to appoint a new member to the Planning Commission and consider a number of ordinances and resolutions. 

Councilors Barbara Bynum, Dave Frank, Doug Gl...

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Posted on: June 15, 2021

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, June 14

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Tuesday morning, June 14, to review changes to the Municipal Code, review plans for two new annexations, hear an update about the Public Art eXperience program, and consider a plan for an eme...

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Posted on: June 10, 2021

“Tipi the Town” Wins Colorado Governor’s Award for Downtown Excellence: People’s Choice

Montrose, CO — The City of Montrose Development and Revitalization Team (DART) and the Colorado Yurt Company have been selected for the Governor’s Award for Downtown Excellence for their partnered program, “Tipi the Town,” in response to COVID-19.

The awar...

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, June 1

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, June 1, to appoint a new member to the council and consider a number of ordinances and resolutions. 

Councilors Barbara Bynum, Dave Frank, Doug Glaspell, and D...

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

Fire Station No. 1 Added to Historic Registry

Montrose, CO — City Councilors voted unanimously Tuesday to place the Montrose Fire Department No. 1 station on the city’s register of historic places. 

The station, located on the city’s civic campus at 24 South Unco...

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

Council Adopts New Comprehensive Plan

Montrose, CO — In an effort to ensure the Montrose community's physical growth, development, and essential public services are strengthened for generations to come, City Councilors formally adopted the city's Envision 2040 Comp...

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Posted on: June 1, 2021

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Tuesday, June 1

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Tuesday morning, June 1, to interview candidates for a City Council vacancy and hear about a design contract for a possible new Public Works Facility. 

Due to the Memorial Day holiday...

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Posted on: May 19, 2021

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, May 18

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, May 18, to consider a number of ordinances and lease agreements and hear a number of community reports. 

 

Councilors Barbara Bynum, Dave Frank, Doug G...

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Posted on: May 18, 2021

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, May 17

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Monday morning, May 17, to meet a number of new employees, hear a pair of Municipal Court reports, and review permits for a pair of summer events. 

Councilors Barbara Bynum, Dave Fran...

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Posted on: May 17, 2021

Montrose Police Department Welcomes Four New Officers

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Montrose, CO — The Montrose Police Department officially welcomed four new police officers to its ranks Monday morning, filling a number of vacant positions in the department. Officers Andrew Bradnock, Jason Bresett, Curtis Dunlap, and Wes Imhof...

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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 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: 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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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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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 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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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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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 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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