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Posted on: April 26, 2017

Colorado Youth Corps Soon to Take on Cerise Park Improvement Projects

A regional Youth Corps group from Grand Junction will be working in the west side of Cerise Park to improve trails, mitigate social trails and treat invasive plants during the first two weeks of May. This project is part of the Parks Division’s continued ...

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Posted on: April 26, 2017

Final Otter Road Closure Scheduled to Begin Wednesday April 26

Contractors working for the City of Montrose are scheduled to close Otter Road one last time between Townsend Avenue and Riverview Court starting Wednesday,April 26.  This closure will allow re-building and final paving of the roadway alongside t...

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

Main Street Striping Improvements

The City of Montrose Public Works Department will begin Main Street striping improvements in the 300, 400, and 500 blocks of Main Street on Thursday, April 20. Maintenance will include the removal of existing waterborne painted cross walks and directional...

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Posted on: April 15, 2017

Earth Week Coloring Contest Winners Announced

Every year for Earth Week the City of Montrose presents a theme and encourages citizens of all ages to join in the festivities and engage in protecting and preserving the natural environment that makes Montrose unique. The fifth annual Montrose Earth Week...

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Posted on: April 14, 2017

Annual Spring Cleanup, Expanded Recycling Services, and Earth Week Activities

The City of Montrose continues its annual Spring Cleanup tradition, in tandem with its Earth Week celebrations, by providing disposal and recycling services from a single collection point. Residents are invited to bring cleanup items to the drop-off site ...

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Posted on: April 12, 2017

City Gears Up for Earth Week 2017 ,Theme is “This Land Is Your Land”

Every year for Earth Week the City of Montrose presents a theme and encourages citizens young and old to join in the festivities. To encourage citizens to engage in protecting and preserving the natural environment that makes Montrose unique, City Council...

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Posted on: April 5, 2017

City of Montrose to Perform Minor Arterial Speed Limit Study

The City of Montrose will soon conduct a speed limit study on minor arterial roadways. The study will analyze existing traffic volumes and speed data using “tube” style traffic counters at the locations shown in the attached figure. Ci...

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Posted on: April 5, 2017

Lot Street Closure

The City of Montrose Public Works department has closed Lot Street between South 4th and South 5th Street in order to complete needed as a result of a November 30, 2016, waterline break which severely damaged pavement. Repairs include installing a 10-inch...

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Posted on: April 3, 2017

Put a Lid on Water Waste Water Conservation Rebate Offered

As the National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation kicks off, Montrose Mayor Rex Swanson has a few thought-provoking questions for residents. “What are you doing to conserve water? How much water do you flush down the toilet each...

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

Animal Shelter Alters Hours of Operation to Meet Demands

The City of Montrose Animal Shelter will soon be open seven days a week. The new hours of operation will go into effect Saturday, April 1. Hours of operation will then consist of the following: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday to Sunda...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Host Homes Needed for The 32nd Annual Ride the Rockies

Montrose is fortunate to be selected again this year as one of the overnight stops for Ride the Rockies (RTR). This annual event takes approximately 2,000 bike riders on a week-long tour of Colorado’s Rocky Mountains. Staff and family members ad...

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