A 47 year old Salida man was found deceased in his home in the 300 block of West Second Street Saturday, June 14th. A neighbor called the Salida Police Department at approximately 8:45 a.m. to report. Once on scene, officers did confirm the white male subject was dead.
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City Council is considering “Road Diet” options to reduce speeds.
City of Salida is inviting all citizens to take a very brief online survey regarding their opinion of the city’s mule deer population.
Results of the City’s annual audit and the 2013 financial statements will be presented at the May 20 city council meeting.
The City of Salida currently has several employment opportunities. Click the position below to see a detailed position description.
Community Development Director
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Use this general Employment Application for all positions except the Animal Control/Code Enforcement Officer. Full job descriptions and employment applications are also available at department offices.
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Hello to all from the Salida Police Department. As I know most everyone from Salida is hoping we see much more of the wet spring snow as we need the moisture. Our department has been busy so far well in to the spring time. Currently, we are in the hiring process for one police officer and a code enforcement employee. We hope to have the selection process done in March for the police officer and by April for the code [...]
The City of Salida, LiveWell Colorado and Salida Creative District are opening a Call for Entries for an artist/artists, contractors, architects, or designers to design and construct a total of 4 bikes racks for the Creative District. The City is partnering with LiveWell Chaffee County on the funding of these bike racks. The City will install the bike racks at four locations within the Creative District. A key goal of the City of Salida is to have the pieces be [...]
The Recreation Department staff is busy working on some very exciting projects for 2014, including a citywide playground replacement program and renovations to the Scout Hut.
The City of Salida in cooperation with YK Excavation will be installing a new sidewalk at the north end of Alpine Park starting Monday, March 10th –March 14th.
The City of Salida and the Salida Creative District—a Colorado Certified Creative District—is opening a Call for Entries for an artist/artists, contractors, architects, or designers to design and construct a total of three signs (one may be a sculpture) for the Creative District.
The City currently has a full-time opening for the Community Development Director. This individual is a key member of the management team reporting directly to the City Administrator.
Starting Tuesday, March 4th, Atmos Energy Corporation will close H street from 3rd street to 4th street and from 4th street to 5th street.
Community Radio of Northern Colorado did a piece on Salida’s Creative District! Read it here:
Directors serve two year terms and must be residents of Chaffee County.
The City of Salida’s Wastewater Treatment Facility received the 2013 Colorado Waste Water System of the Year Award from the Colorado Rural Water Association.
Given the City’s commitment to environmental sustainability while simultaneously saving citizens money, the City of Salida took advantage of the Community Energy Efficiency Planning Program, a pilot program offered by Xcel Energy in 2013.
On February 3, 2014, a public meeting was held on the proposed Salida River Trail project.
After hearing input from numerous residents at the City Council meeting Tuesday, Council decided to move forward with the H Street rebuild project. The street design was modified to widen the parkways from 4.6 feet to 6 feet, allowing several mature street trees to be saved in the project area. The larger parkway will also provide additional room for new plantings to grow and allow larger tree species to be planted.
Public Works Director Bob Salmi said the next step is [...]