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Posted on: May 26, 2020

City Makes Difficult Decision to Reschedule Fireworks Display

Montrose, CO —  The annual Independence Day fireworks display, one of the community’s most anticipated summertime traditions, has been canceled due to the uncertainty of public health considerations associated with the COVID-1...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

City Adjusts Emergency Status to Tier 3

Montrose, CO —  In response to local data signaling a favorable trend in new coronavirus cases and in agreement with ongoing efforts throughout the state and nation to cautiously begin relaxing measures intended to stem the spread of th...

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Posted on: May 6, 2020

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, May 5

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met online Tuesday evening, May 5, to consider a number of ordinances and discuss city operations and projects during the council’s regular meeting. Councilors Roy Anderson, Dave Bowman, Barbara Bynum, Da...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, May 4

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Montrose, CO — City Councilors met online for a virtual work session Monday morning, May 4, to get an update on city operations during the COVID-19 pandemic, and discuss a number of contract award recommendations along with an update on the 2021...

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

Governor Taps Montrose Mayor For Advisory Council

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Montrose, CO — Colorado Governor Jared Polis announced Monday he has appointed Montrose Mayor Barbara Bynum to the Governor’s Advisory Committee on Cooperation and Implementation to help oversee the state’s efforts to maximiz...

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Posted on: April 22, 2020

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, April 21

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Montrose, CO — City Councilors met Tuesday evening, April 21, to select the mayor and mayor pro tem for the 2020-2021 term and discuss a number of issues, ordinances, and city projects during the council’s regular meeting. Councilors R...

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Posted on: April 14, 2020

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, April 13

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• Police officers using more PPE to keep safe

• City processing business loans to aid city’s small employers

• Recent utility upgrades ensuring water and sewer operations are operating normally

Montrose, CO — Ci...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

BLOG: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, March 30

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met online for a virtual work session Monday morning, March 30, to get an update on city operations. Councilors Roy Anderson, Dave Bowman, Barbara Bynum, Judy Ann Files, and Doug Glaspell met for about one hour, 36...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

City Moves to Tier 4 Response, Closes Offices to Public and Moves to Virtual Services

Montrose, CO — The City of Montrose has escalated its response to the COVID-19 pandemic to Tier 4 effective immediately. This is a proactive measure to slow the potential spread, impacts, and damage of COVID-19. 

According to Montrose Co...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

City Council To Hold Special Virtual City Council Meeting

Montrose, CO — The Montrose City Council will hold a special virtual meeting Tuesday evening, March 24, 2020, at 6 p.m. Due to the COVID-19 emergency, this meeting will be held virtually and can be accessed at the following link: https://zoom.us...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

BLOG: City Shifting Operations, Focus Amid COVID Concern: Tuesday, March 17

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Montrose, CO — After issuing a Declaration of Local Disaster Emergency Monday afternoon, the City of Montrose is continuing to adjust operations to mitigate the impacts of COVID-19, while continuing to provide essential city services and help lo...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

March 17 Council Meeting Open to Virtual Public Access/Comment

Montrose, CO — The City Council will hold their regular meeting tonight, March 17, at 6 p.m., however, due to the threat of COVID-19, Council Chambers has been closed to public access. Virtual public attendance and participation in this meeting ...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

BLOG: City Staff Prepare for emergency declaration: Sunday, March 15

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Montrose, CO — Senior city staff and department heads met for hours Sunday to prepare the city for an emergency declaration to implement further preventive measures in response to the emerging COVID-19 threat. 

The city will begin emerge...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

BLOG: City Council Holds Emergency Work Session Regarding COVID-19 Response

City Councilors convened Saturday afternoon, March 14, for an emergency work session to hear from senior staff about implementing further preventive measures in response to the emerging COVID-19 threat. This includes the activation of emergency operations...

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