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Posted on: October 20, 2017

Fireworks in November

The City of Durango announces the display of the postponed 4th of July fireworks on Saturday, November 11, 2017 starting at 5:30 p.m.  The fireworks will culminate a Community Celebration that begins at 11:00 a.m. with the Veteran’s Day...

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Posted on: October 20, 2017

Durango Transit Seeks Public Comment

Due to budgetary constraints, which include a decrease in funding from transit grants as a result of a policy change at a state level, Durango Transit will not be able to operate at current service levels in 2018. To be fiscally sustainable, service cuts ...

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Posted on: October 20, 2017

Feed Pigs Not Bears: Free Public Pumpkin Drop-off

The City of Durango Sustainability Division is partnering with Bear Smart Durango, the CSU Extension Office, and local farmers and ranchers to offer free pumpkin drop-off on the Friday and Saturday after Halloween.

Residents are encouraged to drop off jack...

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Posted on: October 19, 2017

Chapman Hill Ski Area Master Plan Community Forum

The City of Durango is currently in the process of developing a Master Plan for Chapman Hill Ski Area. This Master Plan will help guide the direction and future of the ski hill and will cover areas such as lift options and locations, future expansion, tub...

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Posted on: October 19, 2017

Schedule of Meetings for the Week of October 23, 2017

Monday, October 236:00 PM    Planning Commission                   City Hall, Smith Chambers

Tuesday, October 244:00 PM&nbs...

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Posted on: October 17, 2017

City of Durango Housing Program Community Forum

On Monday, October 30, the City of Durango Community Development department invites you to the Durango Recreation Center (2700 Main Avenue) for a Community Housing forum. This open house will begin at 5:00 PM and run until 6:30 PM. There will be a short p...Read on...

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Posted on: October 20, 2017

Temporary Closure of Multi-Use Trail at Confluence Open Space in Three Springs

The contractor for the development at the corner of Pioneer Avenue and Confluence Avenue will be installing stormwater improvements across the City’s multi-use trail in Confluence Open Space.  The section of multi-use trail between Conf...

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Posted on: October 13, 2017

City and LPEA Host Outdoor Lighting Forum for Property Owners & Lighting Professionals

The City of Durango is preparing to update the Lighting Code in regards to outdoor lighting and wants your input! The Outdoor Lighting Forum will be held on October 26th, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM at LPEA headquarters Multi-purpose Room (45 S...

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Posted on: October 11, 2017

Halloween Family Storytime and Library Trick-or-Treating

Kids and families are invited to join Durango Public Library for stories, songs, rhymes, and other fun activities for Halloween on Thursday October 26th at 10:30 a.m. Costumes are encouraged! Storytime lasts approximately 30 minutes with trick-or-treating...

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Posted on: October 6, 2017

Animas River Trail Bypass

Due to construction required for the Santa Rita Water Reclamation Facility (SRWRF), a temporary trail bypass is being installed for Animas River Trail (ART) users. This bypass will divert trail users away from a segment of trail located between the Animas...

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Posted on: October 4, 2017

City Begins Fall Cleanup October 9th – Leaves and tree trimmings accepted

The City of Durango will begin Fall Cleanup on Monday, October 9th and continue until November 3rd, 2017. Crews will be moving through the residential neighborhoods picking up the following materials:

  • Tree trimmings and branches less than 8 feet in length ...
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