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Posted on: January 17, 2020

New Connect Initiative Recreation Trail and Underpasses Open To The Public

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Montrose, CO — The City of Montrose is pleased to announce that mainline portions of the new Connect Initiative Recreation Trail are complete, and both reaches of the trail are open to the public. 

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Posted on: January 15, 2020

U.S. Attorney, DEA, Montrose County Sheriff, Montrose Police Announce Major Drug Enforcement Action

*** Per U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of Colorado News Release ***

Montrose, CO — Following a year-long investigation, thirteen Montrose residents were indicted by a federal grand jury in Denver and charged with the drug distribution...

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Posted on: January 15, 2020

City Forms Quick Response Team Following Factory’s Notice to Close

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Montrose, CO — In response to the announcement regarding Russell Stover’s intent to close their Montrose factory in 2021, the City of Montrose created a Quick Response Team to address the impact on the Montrose community. 

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Posted on: January 14, 2020

Applications Being Accepted to Fill Planning Commission Vacancy

Montrose, CO — The City of Montrose is accepting applications for a vacant position on the city’s Planning Commission. The term for the vacant seat expires on December 31, 2020, at which point the successful applicant can reap...

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Posted on: January 7, 2020

New Flashing Crosswalk Completed at Uncompahgre Avenue and Main Street

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Montrose, CO — Contractors working for the City of Montrose recently completed crosswalk improvements at the intersection of Uncompahgre Avenue and Main Street in historic downtown Montrose. 

The crosswalk project included the installatio...

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Posted on: January 7, 2020

Please Make Sure to Have Trash and Recycling Cans Out For Pickup

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Montrose, CO — The City of Montrose Public Works department is reminding its trash and recycling customers to please make sure to have trash and recycling collection cans out and ready for pickup by 6 a.m. on their scheduled collection days. 

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Posted on: January 1, 2020

Waterline Improvements Along Miami Road to Begin January 6

Beginning Monday, January 6, 2020, the City of Montrose will close Miami Road between US Highway 50 and 6800 Road to install a new 24-inch waterline. The closure is expected to continue into April 2020.  

The city will establish a detour route and...

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Posted on: December 13, 2019

Montrose, Colorado Recognized as a Leading Opportunity Zone Community

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Montrose, CO — With the goal of growing more innovative economic development and creating new business markets, the City of Montrose continues to be at the forefront of implementing Opportunity Zone policy on the Western Slope. The city was reco...

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Posted on: December 13, 2019

City of Montrose Announces 2020 Municipal Election

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Montrose, CO — The City of Montrose will hold a municipal election for three city council seats on Tuesday, April 7, 2020. Council seats in District III, District IV, and the At-Large position will be on the ballot. 

Candidates elected t...

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Posted on: November 29, 2019

City, Hispanic Affairs Project to Present Photovoice Project

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Montrose, CO — The City of Montrose in partnership with the Hispanic Affairs Project invites the public to attend the opening of the Tortilla Flats Neighborhood Photovoice Project; a collection of photographs produced by the residents living in the Tortil...

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Posted on: November 5, 2019

Bell Appointed to ICMA's Governmental Affairs & Policy Committee

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Montrose, CO — The City of Montrose has earned representation on the International City/County Management Association's Governmental Affairs & Policy Committee with City Manager Bill Bell's appointment to the committee last month. 

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Posted on: October 4, 2019

GOCO Connect Trail Project On Track To Open in 2019, Grand Opening Set for Spring 2020

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Montrose, CO — Contractors working for the City of Montrose are on track to complete the construction of the GOCO Connect Initiative recreation trail by the end of 2019. Once completed, the trail will be open to the public and a grand opening ce...

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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: 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 Breckenridge.

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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 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’s revised Comprehens...

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