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Posted on: August 16, 2022

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

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 14, 2022

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

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The public is encouraged to attend meetings of the Montrose City Council either in person or online. Regular City Council meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month at 6 p.m. City Council work sessions are held at 10 a.m. on the ...

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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 30, 2022

Realigned Woodgate Road Opens

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The City of Montrose is pleased to announce the opening of Woodgate Road following the completion of the Woodgate Realignment Project. The goal of the project is to relieve traffic congestion on South Townsend Avenue by providing a direct connection to Ea...

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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 6, 2022

Celebrating Main Street Campaign 2022

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Montrose, CO — Colorado Main Streets boast vibrant businesses, inspiring public art, unique events, and iconic historic buildings. For the second consecutive year, the Colorado Department of Local Affairs Main Streets Program is launching a campaign to ce...

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Posted on: May 5, 2022

Montrose Police Department To Shift Patrol Parking During Construction

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Montrose, CO — As the Montrose Police Department’s new Public Safety Complex nears completion, the department will need to move its police car parking from behind the construction zone to the parking area on South First Street east of the Cascade Avenue i...

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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 21, 2022

City Continues Its Legacy As A Tree City

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Montrose, CO — As the City of Montrose prepares for its annual Arbor Day celebration scheduled for April 29, city leaders are thrilled to announce that the Arbor Day Foundation has named the City of Montrose a 2021 Tree City USA for the city&...

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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 4, 2022

City Nets Funds To Help With Housing Assessment

Montrose, CO — The City of Montrose has been selected to receive $114,000 from the Colorado Department of Local Affairs, DOLA, to hire a contractor to assist with the city’s housing needs assessment process, code amendments, and implem...

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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: 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  

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PART 2

Part 3: Connecting With The Community

By William WoodyCity of Montrose

MONTROSE — Whether in...

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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 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. 

Co...

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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: July 4, 2022

Slurry Seal Schedule Schedule Update

Final slurry seal of 6375 Road and Woodgate Road has been delayed. Woodgate Road is now scheduled to be sealed Tuesday 7/5. Work will require single lane closures between Otter Road and Kinikin Road. Traffic will be maintained through the use of flaggers....

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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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Posted on: June 1, 2022

N Hillcrest Roadwork

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Beginning Tuesday, May 31, contractors working for the City will be closing North Hillcrest to all through traffic from Main Street to Locust Road in order to patch and overlay the existing pavement. Temporary road closures will be neces...
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Posted on: May 2, 2022

Woodgate Closure Schedule

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Following a pause in construction while the City waited on a third-party utility company to relocate some conflicting communication cabinets, contractors working for the City of Montrose will be resuming construction on the Woodgate Realignment project st...

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