The City of Salida currently has several employment opportunities. Click the position below to see a detailed position description.
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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.
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 [...]
The City of Salida maintains four frost gauges around town due to water meters freezing in the past. The meters are located at the Salida Rec Center, Touber Building, Public Works Department and across from the Water Treatment Plant. The City is conducting this monitoring in order to better understand at what level frost becomes a problem in relation to freezing water meters.
Today, Wednesday, February 5, 2014 the frost depth average was up 1 inch again to 19.25 inches. This [...]
The SPD will host a retirement party on February 14th between 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. where punch, coffee and cake will be served. The public is invited to join the celebration at the Touber Building in Suite 274.
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The agenda has been amended to include additional discussion on the H street
To the residents of Salida from the city.
The City of Salida’s Public Works Department has postponed work on H Street for the removal of marked trees within the parkways on H Street from 3rd to 10th Street. Several members of the City Council made the request to postpone removal until after their meeting on February 4th. The work consists of removing 15 trees.
Due to the current flexibility in the Public Works Crew’s schedule and in order to not have to [...]
The City of Salida invites all interested, qualified persons or firms capable of providing the required products, to submit bids for the Design and Fabrication of Wayfinding Signage.
The city is considering the selection of a sign fabricator for the implementation of wayfinding signs within City limits over the next 3-5 fiscal years. A preliminary Wayfinding Plan has been created outlining the different types of signs and locations.
Bids are due by 4pm on February 24, 2014. To get updated information prior [...]