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Posted on: May 25, 2017

Upcoming Street Maintenance in Central Business District

Street maintenance crews will be working in the Central Business District beginning May 30th. Work will include street cleaning, repainting curb, crosswalks and refreshing pavement markings. Cracks will also be sealed on Main Avenue from 5th Street to 14t...

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Posted on: May 25, 2017

Schedule of Meetings for the Week of May 29, 2017

Monday, May 29City Offices – CLOSED – in Observance of Memorial Day Holiday

Tuesday, May 308:00 AM     Public Art Commission                 ...

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Posted on: May 25, 2017

City of Durango Municipal Services During Planned Outage Tonight

The City of Durango anticipates that City municipal services for citizens will be largely unaffected during the planned electric outage at 1 a.m. on May 26 by La Plata Electric/Tri-State Generation and Transmission. The City will utilize generators to ens...

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

Durango Public Library’s Summer Reading Programs Begin June 3

Durango Public Library’s “Build a Better World” summer reading programs for children and teens will run from June 3 through July 29. Programs include a variety of prizes and events. Registration is open now at www.durangopubliclibrary.or...

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

Durango Public Library Announces Summer Event Schedule for Children and Teens

Durango Public Library will offer a range of fun, free events for children and teens in June and July, as part of the library’s summer “Build a Better World” reading programs. 

Free children’s performances will be held at ...

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Posted on: May 23, 2017

Adaptive Softball Dream League Begins in July; Volunteer Meeting June 28th

The Dream League’s coed adaptive slow pitch softball program is designed to remove barriers for participants, ages 10 through adult, with disabilities that want to play America’s greatest pastime!  The program offers more than...

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Durango-La Plata County Airport Celebrates the Return of Seasonal Los Angeles Service

The Durango-La Plata County Airport (DRO) is marking the return of seasonal nonstop Saturday service to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on American Airlines by giving away a free weekend trip for two to Los Angeles.

Airport staff will be at the Du...

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Twin Buttes Open Space Controlled Burn scheduled to begin June 1st

The Durango Parks and Recreation Department is working with Durango Fire Protection District and Twin Buttes to complete a prescribed burn of slash piles from fire mitigation in the Twin Buttes Open Space.  Prescribed fire smoke may affect your h...Read on...

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

REVISED Schedule of Meetings for the Week of May 22, 2017

Monday, May 223:30 PM     Mayor’s Youth Advisory Commission Work Session with                   Youth Appointees             &nb...

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Posted on: May 19, 2017

Skyline Trailhead Improvements begin May 30th

The parking area at the Skyline Trailhead at the end of Jenkins Ranch Road will be subject to trailhead improvements from May 30 through July 14, 2017.  During the construction period, access to Skyline Trail will remain open and public parking f...

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Posted on: May 19, 2017

City of Durango Schedule for Memorial Day Holiday

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The following is the City of Durango’s schedule for the Memorial Day holiday on Monday, May 29, 2017: • City Administrative Offices will be closed, including City Hall, River City Hall, Police Station and Substation, Transit Center, G...Read on... View Full News Release
Posted on: May 19, 2017

Archaeological Mitigation for Development Projects Workshops Scheduled for June 1st

The City of Durango’s Community Development Department will be hosting two workshops on June 1 related to archaeological mitigation for development projects. The workshops will be in the Sunlight Room at the Durango Community Recreation Center, ...

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Posted on: May 19, 2017

Schedule of Meetings for the Week of May 22, 2017

Monday, May 223:30 PM     Mayor’s Youth Advisory Commission Work Session with                              Youth Appointees    &a...

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

City Weed Abatement along Animas River Trail

Spraying along the Animas River Trail will commence on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 and continue through Tuesday, May 30, 2017, weather permitting. The City of Durango promotes Best Management Practices in the stewardship of City lands to ensure the safe enjoy...

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

Street Repaving

Street repaving will begin Monday, May 22nd on Kennebec Drive between Lizard Head Drive and 31 Kennebec Drive, Columbine Drive between San Juan Drive and Cottonwood Drive, and Arroyo Drive between Columbine Drive and Delwood Avenue. Work is expected to be...

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

Mulch Giveaway

The City of Durango will be giving away free mulch until it is gone on Friday, June 9th and possibly Saturday, June 10th on a first come-first served basis. Material may be hand loaded by residents. In addition, the City will have a loader to help load mu...

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Posted on: May 5, 2017

Upcoming sidewalk, curb and gutter work

The City of Durango will be working on sidewalks, curbs and gutters on select portions of 8th and 11th Streets in May.

Curb, gutter and sidewalk replacement is scheduled for Tuesday, May 16th – Friday, May 26th on 8th St. between the E. 100 and E...

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