1. News & Announcements
  1. January

    January edition of City Currents is now available

    Check out the January edition of the City of Durango’s monthly newsletter, City Currents. Read on...
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    Schedule of meetings for the week of January 30, 2023

    The schedule of meetings for the city of Durango for the week of January 30, 2023, is listed below. Find meeting agendas and minutes at DurangoGov.org/Meetings. Read on...
  3. FreeTransit

    Free Transit and shuttle services offered for Snowdown

    Hear ye! Hear ye! Durango Transit s'rvice shall beest free on Friday, February 3rd and Saturday, February 4th in celebration of Shakespearean Snowdown. Read on...
  4. Jenkins

    Jenkins Ranch trash scheduled for re-service Thursday

    Residents of Jenkins Ranch are asked to please put trash cans back out in order that they can be picked up on Thursday, Jan. 25. Read on...
  5. 5yearCrime

    Report shows city crime down, arrests up over five years

    Overall crime was down in Durango for 2022 compared to prior years, a trend that follows the monthly December report recently released by the Durango Police Department. Read on...
  6. LibraryDistrict

    City, county resident survey shows high support for library district

    City and county residents overwhelmingly support creating a taxing district that would fund the Durango Public Library, according to a survey of 465 city and county residents. Read on...
  7. RCH Mtg Recap

    City and fire district meet to discuss next steps for River City Hall

    City councilors have directed staff to investigate the fair-market value of a potential swap between the city and the Durango Fire Protection District of River City Hall and the former 9R administration property. Read on...
  8. Deadline

    Candidate signatures due February 7, 2023

    Prospective city council candidates in the upcoming April election have until 3 p.m. Feb. 7 to turn in the 25 verified signatures required to be placed on the ballot. Read on...
  9. SnowRemoval

    Snow Removal in central business district

    Durango's street department crews will be conducting snow removal operations from the central business district Tuesday and Wednesday night from 12 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. Read on...
  10. Schedule of Meetings NR Image

    Schedule of meetings for the week of January 23, 2023

    The schedule of meetings for the city of Durango for the week of January 23, 2023, is listed below. Find meeting agendas and minutes at DurangoGov.org/Meetings. Read on...
  11. Trashcan

    Help make sure trash and recycling gets collected

    The city of Durango encourages residents to do their civic duty during these snowy winter days by making sure that trash and recycling bins are clear of snow, so that the city's waste management team can access them. Read on...
  12. Council Highlights

    Council talks lodgers' tax, and adopts parking plan

    Durango City Council on Tuesday chose to not draft ballot language that would reallocate lodgers’ tax, gave preliminary approval to a 153-unit housing development, and adopted a new comprehensive parking management plan. Read on...
  13. Snow warning Post

    City services affected by severe weather

    Some city services have changed due to winter weather. Read on...
  14. Snow Routes sign

    Snow routes in effect

    Winter weather has put the city of Durango's snow routes into effect. Read on...
  15. RCH

    Joint city fire/police facility deemed not feasible

    A combined fire and police station at the current River City Hall site in Durango has been determined to not be feasible as a joint project. Read on...
  16. PrescribeBurn_update

    Controlled burn of slash piles to continue

    The Durango Parks and Recreation Department continues to work with Durango Fire Protection District (DFPD) and Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control (DFPC) to conduct slash pile burning, as weather conditions permit. Read on...
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    Schedule of meetings for the week of January 16, 2023

    The schedule of meetings for the city of Durango for the week of January 16, 2023, is listed below. Find meeting agendas and minutes at DurangoGov.org/Meetings. Read on...
  18. SneakPeak copy

    City Council to talk tourism and housing on Jan. 17

    Durango councilors are scheduled to discuss on Jan. 17 reallocating the city’s lodgers’ tax in its afternoon study session and may vote on preliminary approval for a 153-unit housing development at its regular meeting. Read on...
  19. Lake Nighthorse

    Lake Nighthorse opens March 31; new rules address Wibit popularity

    Lake Nighthorse Recreation Area will open for the 2023 season on Friday, March 31 with new rules for the popular Wibit Aqua Park. Read on...
  20. Crime Stats

    Crime in Durango fell during December

    December’s crime statistics for 2022 in the city show a consistent decrease compared to a year ago, with 61 total offenses committed compared to 86 in December 2021, and decreases in nearly every category. Read on...
  21. MLK

    City of Durango’s schedule for Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

    The following is the City’s schedule for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on Monday, Jan. 16: Read on...
  22. SeeClickFix

    Drop a pin, make a request with Durango’s new reporting tool

    The City of Durango invites residents to drop a pin on an interactive online map and make a request, using the city’s new public reporting system SeeClickFix. Read on...
  23. BillT

    Council approves Bill Tuthill as interim city attorney

    At a special meeting Monday morning Durango City Council voted to enter into an agreement with Bill Tuthill of WAT Legal to take on the role of interim city attorney. Read on...
  24. Copy of city council election april 2023

    Candidate packets for April council election available Jan. 12

    Prospective candidates looking to run for the office of Durango City Council in the upcoming April 4 election need to schedule an appointment with the City Clerk to pick up a candidate packet at City Hall. Read on...
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    Schedule of meetings for the week of January 9, 2023

    The schedule of meetings for the city of Durango for the week of January 9, 2023, is listed below. Find meeting agendas and minutes at DurangoGov.org/Meetings. Read on...
  26. Council Highlights

    Council reviews concepts for new housing project, and makes strides in search for interim attorney

    City Council reviewed a conceptual design that could bring new residential units to Durango, and decided to enter negotiations for an interim city attorney on Tuesday night. Read on...
  27. DevAwards

    City of Durango accepting nominations for Design & Development Awards

    The public is invited to submit nominations for the 2022 Design and Development Awards. Read on...
  28. ResidentSurvey

    Visit Durango launches resident survey for 2022

    To gain insight on La Plata County resident views on the benefits and impacts of tourism Visit Durango has launched its County Resident Survey for 2022. Read on...
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    Schedule of meetings for the week of January 2, 2023

    The schedule of meetings for the city of Durango for the week of January 2, 2023, is listed below. Find meeting agendas and minutes at DurangoGov.org/Meetings. Read on...
  30. Call to Artists

    A Call to Artists

    The Durango Community Recreation Center invites artists of all mediums to display their artwork for a one-month period in the community wing hallway of the Recreation Center. Read on...
  31. SneakPeak copy

    A preview of topics scheduled for the January, 3 city council meetings

    The city of Durango’s first council meetings in the new year, scheduled Jan. 3, will see a discussion regarding 2023 goals for Durango Mesa Park, and a public hearing regarding a new housing project for the Mercury Village development. Read on...
  32. Smartwatch

    Wipe out while skiing? Make sure you don't dial 911 by mistake

    Sports enthusiasts who wear smart watches are asked to double-check their settings to avoid unnecessary 911 calls mistakenly made after they wipe out. Read on...
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    Schedule of meetings for the week of December 26, 2022

    The schedule of meetings for the city of Durango for the week of December 26, 2022, is listed below. Find meeting agendas and minutes at DurangoGov.org/Meetings. Read on...
  34. RecycleTree

    Christmas tree recycling drop-off is at Santa Rita Park

    Christmas trees can be dropped off for recycling at Santa Rita Park Dec. 18 through Jan. 31. The city reminds residents there is no curbside pick-up of Christmas trees. Read on...
  35. PrescribeBurn_update

    Slash piles to burn in Dalla Mountain Park

    The Durango Parks and Recreation Department is working with Durango Fire Protection District and the Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control to burn slash piles in Dalla Mountain Park on Dec. 16, as weather conditions permit. Read on...
  36. Lottery copy

    Lottery for new deed-restricted townhomes set for Thursday

    HomesFund, in partnership with the City of Durango, is holding a lottery on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022, starting at 3 p.m. to choose the potential buyers for the four income-qualified units at the Animas City Park Overlook Townhomes development. Read on...
  37. CIP

    New Capital Improvement Project division rounds out its first year

    Durango’s first year with a dedicated Capital Improvement Program division draws to a close with 43 projects completed in 2022, plus an additional 17 projects scheduled for completion in 2023. Read on...
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    Schedule of meetings for the week of December 9, 2022

    The schedule of meetings for the city of Durango for the week of December 12, 2022, is listed below. Find meeting agendas and minutes at DurangoGov.org/Meetings. Read on...
  39. Bag Fee

    Colorado’s statewide bag fee goes into effect January 1, 2023

    The City of Durango has created a webpage to inform businesses and customers about the details of Colorado’s Plastic Pollution Reduction Act : www.durangogov.org/bags, set to go into effect Jan. 1, 2023. Read on...
  40. Council Highlights

    Council Highlights December, 06, 2022

    In its last meetings of 2022 the Durango City Council looked to the future, discussing upcoming projects like pickleball courts, short- and long-term goals for downtown parking, and approved the budget for 2023. Read on...
  41. Baxter not seek re-election (1)

    Councilor Baxter decides against running for re-election

    Incumbent councilor Kim Baxter has announced that she will not run for re-election in April. Read on...
  42. City Update

    City settles lawsuit that rescinds all accusations of wrongdoing

    In an effort to save city staff time and money the Durango City Councilors accepted a no-fault settlement of $3,250 with Matt Roane on Tuesday after coming out of executive session. Read on...
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    Schedule of meetings for the week of December 5, 2022

    The schedule of meetings for the city of Durango for the week of December 5, 2022, is listed below. Find meeting agendas and minutes at DurangoGov.org/Meetings. Read on...
  44. Transit Discounts

    Get Your Discounted Transit Pass or Parking Card for Noel Night

    The City of Durango will be selling discounted Transit passes and Parking Smart Cards in celebration of Noel Night, from Monday, November 28 through Friday, December 2 at the Transit Center ticket window Read on...
  45. Drone Unit

    Drone unit aids in another arrest ahead of its one-year anniversary

    With more than 100 flights in its first year, the Durango Police Department’s drone unit rounds out 2022 aiding La Plata County Sheriff’s Office deputies in the arrest of 48-year-old man suspected of aggravated motor vehicle theft and vehicular eluding. Read on...
  46. PrescribedBurn

    Controlled burn of slash piles in Dalla and Overend Mountain Parks

    The Durango Parks and Recreation Department is working with Durango Fire Protection District (DFPD) and Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control (DFPC) to complete a controlled burn of slash piles in Dalla Mountain Park and Overend Mountain Park. Read on...
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    Schedule of meetings for the week of November 28, 2022

    The schedule of meetings for the city of Durango for the week of November 28, 2022, is listed below. Find meeting agendas and minutes at DurangoGov.org/Meetings. Read on...
  48. Downtown

    City begins engineering design for Downtown’s Next Step on Main Avenue

    The city of Durango has begun the design process for the Downtown’s Next Step (Pedestrian Improvement) Design Project. Read on...
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    Schedule of meetings for the week of November 21, 2022

    The schedule of meetings for the city of Durango for the week of November 21, 2022, is listed below. Find meeting agendas and minutes at DurangoGov.org/Meetings. Read on...
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