Jan. 13, 2022: Due to a staff shortage, commercial and residential recycling will not be picked up on Friday, Jan. 14. Trash service will not be affected. The next recycling pickup for those that will be skipped this Friday will be Saturday, Jan. 22. Visit DurangoGov.org/Trash for information.
Jan. 13, 2022: City Council will hold regular meetings and study sessions virtually starting Jan. 18, 2022 through the month of February. Links for the virtual meetings are available at DurangoGov.org/Zoom. Meetings will tentatively return to an in person/virtual format in March 2022. Go to DurangoGov.org/Meetings for updates.
Jan. 10, 2022: Due to an increase in COVID-10 cases locally and statewide, civilian staff with the Durango Police Department will be working remotely. This will limit some non-emergency services.
Jan. 7, 2022: Due to staff shortage, Durango Transit is temporarily suspending transit service on Sundays.
Jan. 6, 2022: Durango Parks and Recreation highly encourages all visitors, regardless of vaccination status, to wear masks at Recreation Center, Chapman Hill Ice Rink and Durango Gymnastics.
Aug. 12, 2021: The public meeting space in City Hall chambers has been limited to 20 people who want to attend in person because of the resurgence of COVID-19 cases locally. Masks are required for all attendees. The capacity will remain at a restricted level for the foreseeable future to ensure the appropriate social distancing requirements based on local health agency guidelines are met. All public meetings at City Hall, 949 E. 2nd Ave., will continue to be available to attend online via Zoom, at DurangoGov.org/Zoom
Fall 2021: The Transportation Security Administration extended the face mask requirement for all transportation networks in the U.S. through March. 18, 2022
Aug. 20, 2021: The Transportation Security Administration extended the face mask requirement for all transportation networks in the U.S. through Jan. 18, 2022. The mask requirement applies to Durango Transit trolleys and buses, the Transit Center, Durango-La Plata County Airport and on commercial aircraft. Masks are available on transit vehicles and at airline counters and the TSA screening checkpoint at the airport.
May 18, 2021: City Council adopted Resolution #2021-26 allowing the emergency mask ordinance to lapse effective May 18, 2021. The resolution encourages vaccinations, and urges residents and visitors alike to comply with other health or mask orders and honor requirements individual businesses may have for wearing masks. Face coverings continue to be required on transportation networks, including Durango Transit, in Durango-La Plata County Airport and on commercial aircraft through Sept. 13, 2021, per TSA rules.
May 14, 2021: San Juan Basin Public Health issued a pubic health advisory and allowed its previous public health order regarding masks to expire. See all SJBPH orders and advisories here.
May 14, 2021: The state updated it's mask mandate. View the mask mandate amendment fact sheet here.
May 4, 2021: City Council has extended the mask ordinance until May 18, 2021 for further discussion at the regular City Council meeting. Meeting agenda and information is available at DurangoGov.org/meetings
April 30, 2021: The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) extended the face mask requirement for individuals across all transportation networks throughout the U.S, including at airports, onboard commercial aircraft and on buses through Sept. 13, 2021.
March 16, 2021: City Council passed Emergency Ordinance #2021-0007 supporting enforcement of state executive and public health orders requiring face coverings in the city. Ordinance #2021-0007 extends Ordinance #2021-01 and will expire May 14, 2021 unless extended. For more information, view the city's Face Covering FAQ.