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Posted on: November 7, 2022

Applications Being Accepted for Planning Commission Vacancies

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Montrose, CO — The City of Montrose is accepting applications for three positions on the city's Planning Commission. Each appointee will serve a four-year term, beginning on January 1, 2023, and expiring on December 31, 2026. 

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Posted on: November 3, 2022

City Adds Knights of Pythias Building To Historic Register

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Montrose, CO — City Councilors have voted unanimously to place the historic Knights of Pythias building, located at 33 S Cascade Ave., on the City of Montrose’s Register of Historic Places. The building will be added to the city&rs...

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Posted on: November 16, 2022

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, November 15, to consider a number of ordinances and resolutions, hear a sales tax report for the month of September, and review the city’s budget for the thi...

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Posted on: November 15, 2022

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, November 14, 2022

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Monday morning, November 14, to meet with applicants wanting to serve on the city’s Historic Preservation Commission, review a number of contract proposals, and inspect a supplement...

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Posted on: November 2, 2022

DelPiccolo’s Service Honored With Municipal Clerk Award

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Montrose, CO — Montrose City Clerk Lisa DelPiccolo was recently honored by her peers and public servants across Colorado with the 2022 Outstanding Contribution to the Colorado Municipal Clerks Association by a Municipal Clerk award. DelPiccolo’s service w...

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Posted on: November 2, 2022

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

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Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, November 1, to consider a new brewpub liquor license, a number of ordinances and resolutions, and adding the Knight of Pythias building to the city’s histori...

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Posted on: October 20, 2022

Shift to Solar-Powered Lighting Moves Forward For City Parks/Trails

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Montrose, CO — In an effort to replace aging infrastructure that keeps public walkways lit, city crews have been working diligently to replace old, dilapidated path lights with new solar-powered units. Following the installation of solar-powered lighting ...

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Posted on: October 19, 2022

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, October 18, 2022

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Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, October 18, to appoint a new member to the city’s Historic Preservation Commission, approve a number of ordinances and contract awards, and hear a sales, use...

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Posted on: October 18, 2022

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, October 17, 2022

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Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Monday morning, October 17, to meet a number of new employees and discuss a possible fee wavier for a new medical center, possible remedies for errant golf balls, revisions to fees in 2023, a...

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Posted on: October 13, 2022

City Announces Plans for Annual Fall Leaf Cleanup

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Montrose, CO —  The City of Montrose will begin its annual fall leaf cleanup on Monday, November 7. In preparation for the service, beginning Monday, October 17, the city will begin selling bundles of leaf bags for the annual cleanup. T...

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Posted on: October 7, 2022

Economic Report Names Montrose A Top U.S. Micropolitan

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MONTROSE — As the largest Gig City on the Western Slope, it’s no secret the internet in Montrose is really, really fast and reliable. Combine that with continued job growth in manufacturing and the area’s endless outdoor amen...

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Posted on: October 6, 2022

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, October 4, 2022

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Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, October 4, to consider a pair of liquor license applications, a preliminary plat for the Woods Crossing subdivision, and a renewed IGA with Montrose County. 

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Posted on: October 6, 2022

New Montrose Police Department Opens To Public Thursday

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South First Street To Reopen To One-Way Traffic

Montrose, CO — Beginning Thursday, October 6, the public will be able to access the Montrose Police Department at its new headquarters inside the Montrose Public Safety Complex, MPSC, located at 434...

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Posted on: October 6, 2022

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, October 3, 2022

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Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Monday morning, October 3, to hear proposals about stormwater utility fees and the historic power plant, discuss the 2023 City Council meeting schedule, and receive updates on current activit...

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Posted on: September 27, 2022

Montrose Public Safety Complex Opens

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Montrose, CO — After years of planning, fundraising, construction, and preparation, the Montrose Public Safety Complex, MPSC, officially opened Tuesday with officials from across Colorado joining Montrose community members to celebrate. ...

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Posted on: September 21, 2022

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, September 20, to honor the 235th anniversary of the drafting of the United States Constitution, along with considering applicants to serve on the Youth City Council an...

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Posted on: September 20, 2022

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, September 19, 2022

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Monday morning, September 19, to hear from a company conducting a housing needs assessment in the community and consider an extended IGA with Montrose County, a new annexation, and a pair of ...

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Posted on: September 7, 2022

Montrose Police Department Welcomes Three New Officers

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Montrose, CO — The Montrose Police Department welcomed three new police officers to its ranks Tuesday evening, filling a trio of vacant positions in the department. Officers Dante Bertorello, Nathan Irick, and Syla Rexhepi were officially sworn ...

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Posted on: September 7, 2022

BLog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, September 6, 2022

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Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, September 6, to consider a number of local ordinances, an agreement with the Montrose Veterans Memorial Coalition, and a contract for work inside the City Council Cham...

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Posted on: September 7, 2022

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, September 6, 2022

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Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Tuesday morning, September 6, to hear about construction plans for a new traffic signal at the intersection of Chipeta Road and U.S. Hwy 550, the results of a traffic study of West Main Stree...

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Posted on: September 6, 2022

Fall Fertilization Of City Parks To Begin Sept 12

Montrose, CO — The City of Montrose's Parks Division will begin its annual fall fertilization of city parks with a new organic liquid fertilizer beginning Monday, September 12.

According to City of Montrose Parks and Special Projects Sup...

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Posted on: August 30, 2022

Park Irrigation System Work To Begin This Week

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Montrose, CO — This week, contractors working for the City of Montrose will begin replacing irrigation systems in Buckley and Lions parks located off North Nevada Avenue near downtown. The project will be completed by early December. 

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Posted on: August 17, 2022

Downtown Hotel Planned for Historic KP Building

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Montrose, CO — The former Knights of Pythias building, one of Montrose’s oldest downtown buildings, will once again come alive to shelter visitors from around the world as work to transform the building into a boutique hotel is set to ...

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Posted on: August 17, 2022

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, August 16, 2022

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Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, August 16, to approve a number of development projects, a pair of liquor licenses, and review recent sales and use tax reports. 

Councilors Barbara Bynum, Dave...

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Posted on: August 16, 2022

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, August 15, 2022

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Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Monday morning, August 15, to meet a handful of new employees, review a potential partnership with the Montrose Veterans Memorial Coalition, and discuss a pair of contracts for local projects...

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Posted on: August 4, 2022

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, August 2, 2022

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Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, August 2, to approve a number of ordinances and resolutions and consider contacts to conduct a housing needs assessment and a water resources master plan. 

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Posted on: August 2, 2022

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, August 1, 2022

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Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Monday morning, August 1, to hear a proposal about a housing needs assessment, a review of a number of upcoming events that need alcohol permits, and an update about the Public Safety Complex...

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Posted on: July 21, 2022

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

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, July 18, to approve an amended fuel contract and a contract to renovate the future City Hall on Main Street. 

Councilors Barbara Bynum, David Reed, and Ed Ulib...

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Posted on: July 19, 2022

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, July 18, 2022

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Monday morning, July 18, to meet five new employees and hear updates and overviews of upcoming city projects. 

Councilors Barbara Bynum, David Reed, and Ed Ulibarri met in City Counci...

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Posted on: July 6, 2022

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, July 5, 2022

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Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, July 5, to welcome the city’s new attorney, appoint a new member to the Planning Commission, and vote on a couple of city infrastructure projects. 

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Posted on: July 6, 2022

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Tuesday, July 5, 2022

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Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Tuesday morning July 5, to interview one potential new member of the city’s Planning Commission and hear updates on upcoming city projects. 

Councilors Barbara Bynum, Dave F...

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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 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 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 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 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 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: October 10, 2022

6800 Road Closure

Beginning Tuesday, October 11th, contractors working for the City will be closing 6800 Road at Sunnyside Road for waterline improvements. Work is expected to be completed by the end of the month.  The City asks that all motorists and pedestrians ...
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Posted on: July 4, 2022

S 9th / S Cascade Closures

Beginning Friday, July 1, contractors working for the City will be closing S 9th Street between Townsend Ave and Uncompahgre Ave in addition to S Cascade Ave between S 10th Street and S 12th Street to all traffic for street maintenance. This area is to re...
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