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Posted on: August 17, 2022

Lodgers’ Tax: Arts and Culture funding approves 19 projects in first round

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During the first found of Lodgers’ Tax: Arts and Culture funding the city of Durango’s Creative Economy Commission awarded $250,000 to 19 different projects. 

A total of 35 applicants submitted project ideas for the first round of Lodgers’ Tax: Ar...

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Posted on: August 15, 2022

Upcoming Open House for 32nd Street Traffic Calming Design Project

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Come provide your thoughts on the newest design of 32nd Street! Help decide the future design of 32nd Street by joining city staff at an open house for the 32nd Street Traffic Calming Design Project on Wednesday, August 24 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Du...

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Posted on: August 12, 2022

Schedule of meetings for the week of August 15, 2022

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The schedule of meetings for the city of Durango for the week of August 15, 2022, is listed below. Find meeting agendas and minutes at DurangoGov.org/Meetings. Sign up to receive meeting schedules automatically at DurangoGov.org/NotifyMe...

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Posted on: August 8, 2022

Parks and Recreation Department’s Fall-Winter Enrichment Guide

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The Durango Parks and Recreation Department’s Enrichment Guide is available in English and Spanish to view or download online at: https://www.durangogov.org/773/Activities-Guide

Registration dates for Fall/Winter activities varies as follows: Reg...

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Posted on: August 5, 2022

Schedule of meetings for the week of August 8, 2022

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The schedule of meetings for the city of Durango for the week of August 8, 2022, is listed below. Find meeting agendas and minutes at DurangoGov.org/Meetings. Sign up to receive meeting schedules automatically at DurangoGov.org/NotifyMe (click on News Fla...

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Posted on: July 28, 2022

Allowance for additional temporary signage has been revoked

Allowance for additional temporary signage has been repealed

Signs that were allowed during the COVID pandemic as a temporary measure need to be removed within city limits.

Two orders were implemented by the city’s Community Development department: To allow for additional temporary signage, and the other to allow fo...

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Posted on: July 29, 2022

Schedule of meetings for the week of August 1, 2022

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The schedule of meetings for the city of Durango for the week of August 1, 2022, is listed below. Find meeting agendas and minutes at DurangoGov.org/Meetings. Sign up to receive meeting schedules automatically at DurangoGov.org/NotifyMe&...

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Posted on: July 22, 2022

City website reaches record 1.7 million annual page views

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Durango, CO: The city of Durango’s website has reached 1.7 million page views a year amid recent growth in all its Internet and social media platforms.

The 1.7 million views for durangogov.org reflect 483,969 users who visited multiple p...

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Posted on: July 22, 2022

Schedule of meetings for the week of July 25, 2022

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The schedule of meetings for the city of Durango for the week of July 25, 2022, is listed below. Find meeting agendas and minutes at DurangoGov.org/Meetings. Sign up to receive meeting schedules automatically at DurangoGov.org/NotifyMe&a...

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Posted on: July 22, 2022

Durango Transit offers free service for month of August

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During the month of August, public transit agencies around the state of Colorado are joining together to take part in the Zero Fare for Better Air initiative. This collaborative, statewide initiative is designed to reduce ground-level ozone by increasing ...

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Posted on: July 15, 2022

City council to discuss options for Lodgers’ Tax overage

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Council will discuss at Tuesday’s study session how it plans to handle excess lodgers’ tax revenue collected for 2021 and 2022. 

Due to a huge rebound in tourism during 2021, the collections from the 3.25% Lodgers’ Ta...

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Posted on: July 15, 2022

Schedule of meetings for the week of July 18, 2022

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The schedule of meetings for the city of Durango for the week of July 18, 2022, is listed below. Find meeting agendas and minutes at DurangoGov.org/Meetings. Sign up to receive meeting schedules automatically at DurangoGov.org/NotifyMe&a...

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Posted on: July 12, 2022

City to distribute nearly $700,000 in Lodgers’ Tax funds for events, arts, and culture.

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Between the Creative Economy Commission and Visit Durango, the city has plans to put approximately $670,000 into local events, and arts and culture projects through Durango’s Lodgers’ Tax. 

The first round of funding requests for Lodgers’ Tax Arts...

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Posted on: July 6, 2022

City to negotiate with fire district for River City Hall

City enters negotiations with fire district

Durango City Council approved a Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Durango and the Durango Fire Protection District to begin a year-long negotiation process regarding the possible utilization of River City Hall for a downtown fire station.

“Th...

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Agreement with Fire Protection District (PDF) City of Durango News Flash
Posted on: June 29, 2022

City designated as a Bronze-level Walk Friendly Community

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The city of Durango was designated as a Bronze-level Walk Friendly Community on June 21, 2022 by the Walk Friendly Communities program. This was the city’s first application to become a Walk Friendly Community. 

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Posted on: June 28, 2022

Frontier Airlines leaving Durango-La Plata County Airport in August

Frontier Airlines Leaving Durango-La Plata Airport

Frontier Airlines has announced that it will cease operations at the Durango-La Plata County Airport (DRO), effective August 8, 2022. Frontier service between Durango and both Denver International Airport (DEN) and Las Vegas’ Harry Reid International Airp...

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Posted on: June 24, 2022

Schedule of meetings for the week of June 27, 2022

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The schedule of meetings for the city of Durango for the week of June 27, 2022, is listed below. Find meeting agendas and minutes at DurangoGov.org/Meetings. Sign up to receive meeting schedules automatically at DurangoGov.org/NotifyMe&a...

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Posted on: June 21, 2022

Durango awarded the highest form of recognition for financial reporting

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The City of Durango has been awarded the highest form of recognition in the area for governmental accounting and financial reporting.

The Government Finance Officers Association awarded Durango the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Rep...

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Posted on: June 21, 2022

City Council appoints new library director

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Durango City Council appointed the new director of the Durango Public Library, Chad Lucas “Luke” Alvey-Henderson at Monday’s city council meeting.

Luke comes to Durango from the Moore Memorial Public Library in Texas City, Tex...

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Posted on: June 9, 2022

Water rate reduction now reflected on resident’s water bills

Water rate reduction

Residents may have noticed that water bills were a little lower than usual starting the month of May, as a water rate decrease approved by city council at its March 15, 2022, meeting has now gone into effect.

The rate reduction is now saving the average re...

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Posted on: May 27, 2022

Schedule of meetings for the week of May 30, 2022

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The schedule of meetings for the city of Durango for the week of May 30th, 2022, is listed below. Find meeting agendas and minutes at DurangoGov.org/Meetings. Sign up to receive meeting schedules automatically at DurangoGov.org/NotifyMe&...

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