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Posted on: May 22, 2018

View 2018 Consumer Confidence Report for Montrose Water

Project 7 Water Authority provides high quality, potable water to the municipalities and rural areas of the Uncompahgre River Valley through a unique cooperative effort among seven area water entities, including the City of Montrose. View the most recent ...

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Posted on: May 16, 2018

City's New Wayfinding Signs Enhance Montrose's Identity

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Montrose, CO – City Councilors, Tourism Retail Advisory Committee members, staff and members of the public recently celebrated the unveiling of the first of the city’s new wayfinding signs in downtown Montrose. There are 17 different c...

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Posted on: May 15, 2018

Council Hears Concerns To Fund More Police Officers

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Montrose, CO – Citing the need for more officers, equipment, investigative capabilities, and a desire to be more proactive to tackle street crime, members of the Montrose Police Department – led by a group of concerned citizens – went before city councilo...

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Posted on: May 15, 2018

City of Montrose, Montrose County invest in CMU scholarship fund

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Montrose, CO – Montrose is a wonderful place to live, work, play, and best of all, pursue higher education for any 2018 high school graduates looking for great educational opportunities here at home. The City of Montrose, Montrose County and Colorado Mesa...

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Posted on: May 15, 2018

City Announces Memorial Day Closures

Montrose, CO – The City of Montrose announces the following closures in observance of the Monday May 28, Memorial Day holiday. Offices at City Hall, Downtown Visitor Center, Municipal Court, Animal Shelter, Montrose Pavilion and the City Shop wi...

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Posted on: May 9, 2018

Rainbow Trout Restoration in the Black Canyon Spawns National Media Interest

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Montrose, CO – A news crew from CBS This Morning spent nearly two days earlier this week documenting the local fishing industry and highlighting efforts to restore native rainbow trout in the Black Canyon. Their piece is set to air later this mo...

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Posted on: May 2, 2018

Funding Approved for Bridge Repairs and New Restrooms

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Montrose, CO – Members of the Montrose City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve the following agenda items. 

Funds Approved To Begin Repair on Pedestrian Bridge 

Citing the work as “vital”, the Council awarded $94,963.50 in expend...

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Posted on: May 1, 2018

Montrose Student Wins Statewide Earth Day Coloring Contest

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Montrose, CO – For the first time ever, a Montrose student has won the statewide Earth Day Coloring Contest. Avila Lanford, a 3rd Grade student at Pomona Elementary, was honored by the Montrose City Council Tuesday evening for winning t...

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Posted on: April 23, 2018

CDOT Safety Open House Draws Large Turnout

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Montrose, CO – Local residents concerned for safety along U.S. Highway 550 south of Montrose turned out in great numbers last Thursday evening, April 19, to directly voice their concerns to Colorado Department of Transportation representatives i...

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Posted on: April 17, 2018

Update on Reopening Pedestrian Bridge Burned in March Fire

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Montrose, Co — City Councilors and staff determined the bridge over the Uncompahgre River which burned last month is “very critical” to public use and set an accelerated timetable to repair and reopen the walkway this summer. The bridge is currently close...

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Posted on: April 11, 2018

Elks' Donation To Police Will Aid Digital Investigations

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Montrose, CO – Montrose Police officers received a huge boost to their digital investigation capabilities Tuesday after members of the Montrose Elks Lodge stopped by to generously donate $3,500 to the department. 

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Posted on: March 29, 2018

Sewer Rate Adjustments To Take Effect April 1

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Montrose, CO – Due to increasing capital construction costs, the City of Montrose will implement an inflationary rate increase for sewer customers beginning April 1.

The 2.7-percent increase was recommended to the City Council for consideration and approva...

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