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Posted on: January 12, 2023

Community Housing Survey for Housing Needs Assessment

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Montrose, CO — The City of Montrose, in collaboration with Points Consulting, is seeking public feedback and participation in a housing needs assessment designed to evaluate current housing conditions and needs throughout the Montrose community. ...

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Posted on: January 18, 2023

Changes to City Recycling Program to Exclude Certain Plastics

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Montrose, CO — Due to market changes in the recycling industry, the City of Montrose, in partnership with Waste Management, has made changes to the Single-Stream Recycling Program limiting the type of recyclable plastics that are accepted. 

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Posted on: January 18, 2023

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, January 17, 2023

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening,  January 17, to consider the sale of a small portion of the Black Canyon Golf Course, a final plat for a new subdivision, and review the latest sales, use and...

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Posted on: January 18, 2023

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Tuesday, January 17, 2023

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Tuesday morning,  January 17, to meet six new city employees and consider a number of contract awards and purchase recommendations. 

Mayor Dave Frank and Councilors Barbara B...

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Posted on: January 5, 2023

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday,  January 3, 2023

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening,  January 3, to consider a number of ordinances, a new intergovernmental agreement with the Montrose Rec District, and funding for emergency culvert replacemen...

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Posted on: January 4, 2023

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Tuesday, January 3, 2023

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Tuesday morning,  January 3, to hear a presentation about local Comor services and consider a pair of projects at the Black Canyon Golf Course as well as equipment purchases for 2023...

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Posted on: December 20, 2022

Blog: SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING: Monday, December 19, 2022

Montrose, CO — City Councilors held a special meeting Monday morning, December 19, to consider a supplemental budget for 2022 and a recycling contract with Waste Management. The City Council regular meeting, scheduled for Tuesday, December 20, w...

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Posted on: December 20, 2022

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, December 19, 2022

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Monday morning, December 19, to meet with new employees, consider updates to the city’s building codes, hear about an annexation application, and receive an update on a shared servi...

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Posted on: December 15, 2022

Municipal Court To Relocate For Renovations

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Montrose, CO — Due to scheduled renovations, the Montrose Municipal Court located at 107 South Cascade Avenue in downtown Montrose will be temporarily relocating to the Montrose Public Safety Complex at 434 South First Street for a period of up ...

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Posted on: December 14, 2022

Blog: SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING: Tuesday, December 13, 2022

Montrose, CO — City Councilors held a special meeting Tuesday afternoon, December 13, to consider a pair of incentives for two local businesses making long-term investments in Montrose. 

Councilors Barbara Bynum, Dave Frank, Doug Glaspell, J. Davi...

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Posted on: December 7, 2022

Montrose Police Department Welcomes Three New Officers

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Montrose, CO — The Montrose Police Department welcomed three new police officers to its ranks Tuesday evening, filling a trio of vacant positions in the department. Officers Christian Castravet, Jack Hough, and James Legler were officially sworn...

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Posted on: December 7, 2022

City Adds Two Iconic Structures to Local Historic Register

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Montrose, CO — City Councilors have voted unanimously to place a pair of historic structures located on the City of Montrose’s own Register of Historic Places. 

The historic Montrose Electric Light & Power Co., the original...

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Posted on: December 7, 2022

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, November 15, to consider a number of ordinances, funding for relocation to the new City Hall, and a number of emergency expenditures to repair critical city equipment....

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Posted on: December 6, 2022

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, December 5, 2022

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Monday morning, December 5, to meet with applicants wanting to serve on the city’s Planning Commission, consider a couple of emergency funding requests, and hear a proposal to study...

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Posted on: November 29, 2022

Winter Has Arrived—Snow Removal Practices and Policies

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Montrose, CO – Winter has arrived once again and the City of Montrose reminds residents and business owners to help keep themselves and others safe during snowy weather by exercising additional caution while driving and walking.  

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Posted on: November 3, 2022

City Adds Knights of Pythias Building To Historic Register

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Montrose, CO — City Councilors have voted unanimously to place the historic Knights of Pythias building, located at 33 S Cascade Ave., on the City of Montrose’s Register of Historic Places. The building will be added to the city&rs...

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Posted on: November 16, 2022

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, November 15, to consider a number of ordinances and resolutions, hear a sales tax report for the month of September, and review the city’s budget for the thi...

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Posted on: November 15, 2022

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, November 14, 2022

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Monday morning, November 14, to meet with applicants wanting to serve on the city’s Historic Preservation Commission, review a number of contract proposals, and inspect a supplement...

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Posted on: November 2, 2022

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, November 1, 2022

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Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, November 1, to consider a new brewpub liquor license, a number of ordinances and resolutions, and adding the Knight of Pythias building to the city’s histori...

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Posted on: October 20, 2022

Shift to Solar-Powered Lighting Moves Forward For City Parks/Trails

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Montrose, CO — In an effort to replace aging infrastructure that keeps public walkways lit, city crews have been working diligently to replace old, dilapidated path lights with new solar-powered units. Following the installation of solar-powered lighting ...

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Posted on: October 19, 2022

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, October 18, 2022

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Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, October 18, to appoint a new member to the city’s Historic Preservation Commission, approve a number of ordinances and contract awards, and hear a sales, use...

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Posted on: October 18, 2022

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, October 17, 2022

City Council Work Session

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Monday morning, October 17, to meet a number of new employees and discuss a possible fee wavier for a new medical center, possible remedies for errant golf balls, revisions to fees in 2023, a...

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Posted on: October 7, 2022

Economic Report Names Montrose A Top U.S. Micropolitan

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MONTROSE — As the largest Gig City on the Western Slope, it’s no secret the internet in Montrose is really, really fast and reliable. Combine that with continued job growth in manufacturing and the area’s endless outdoor amen...

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Posted on: October 6, 2022

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, October 4, 2022

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Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, October 4, to consider a pair of liquor license applications, a preliminary plat for the Woods Crossing subdivision, and a renewed IGA with Montrose County. 

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Posted on: October 6, 2022

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, October 3, 2022

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Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Monday morning, October 3, to hear proposals about stormwater utility fees and the historic power plant, discuss the 2023 City Council meeting schedule, and receive updates on current activit...

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Posted on: September 27, 2022

Montrose Public Safety Complex Opens

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Montrose, CO — After years of planning, fundraising, construction, and preparation, the Montrose Public Safety Complex, MPSC, officially opened Tuesday with officials from across Colorado joining Montrose community members to celebrate. ...

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Posted on: September 21, 2022

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, September 20, to honor the 235th anniversary of the drafting of the United States Constitution, along with considering applicants to serve on the Youth City Council an...

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Posted on: September 20, 2022

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, September 19, 2022

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Monday morning, September 19, to hear from a company conducting a housing needs assessment in the community and consider an extended IGA with Montrose County, a new annexation, and a pair of ...

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Posted on: September 7, 2022

Montrose Police Department Welcomes Three New Officers

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Montrose, CO — The Montrose Police Department welcomed three new police officers to its ranks Tuesday evening, filling a trio of vacant positions in the department. Officers Dante Bertorello, Nathan Irick, and Syla Rexhepi were officially sworn ...

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Posted on: September 7, 2022

BLog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, September 6, 2022

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Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, September 6, to consider a number of local ordinances, an agreement with the Montrose Veterans Memorial Coalition, and a contract for work inside the City Council Cham...

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Posted on: September 7, 2022

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, September 6, 2022

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Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Tuesday morning, September 6, to hear about construction plans for a new traffic signal at the intersection of Chipeta Road and U.S. Hwy 550, the results of a traffic study of West Main Stree...

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Posted on: August 17, 2022

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, August 16, 2022

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Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, August 16, to approve a number of development projects, a pair of liquor licenses, and review recent sales and use tax reports. 

Councilors Barbara Bynum, Dave...

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Posted on: August 16, 2022

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, August 15, 2022

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Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Monday morning, August 15, to meet a handful of new employees, review a potential partnership with the Montrose Veterans Memorial Coalition, and discuss a pair of contracts for local projects...

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Posted on: August 4, 2022

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday, August 2, 2022

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Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, August 2, to approve a number of ordinances and resolutions and consider contacts to conduct a housing needs assessment and a water resources master plan. 

Cou...

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Posted on: August 2, 2022

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, August 1, 2022

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Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Monday morning, August 1, to hear a proposal about a housing needs assessment, a review of a number of upcoming events that need alcohol permits, and an update about the Public Safety Complex...

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Posted on: February 15, 2022

Blog: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION: Monday, February 14

Montrose, CO — City Councilors met for a work session Tuesday morning, February 14, to review some proposed Municipal Code revisions and contract awards for upcoming city projects and hear updates about the Woodgate Road realignment and Townsend...

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