Hot Topics

Welcome to Hot Topics! This page is dedicated to current issues that the community has a high degree of interest. Click on one of the links below to find additional background information and updates.

Buckley Park

Buckley Park has historically been an important greenspace in downtown Durango. The city currently has the park under lease from Durango School District 9R through April 2023. In recognition of 9R's pending sale of the administration building adjacent to Buckley, the city is in negotiations with 9R to purchase the park in order to permanently preserve it. Learn more.

Budget and Financial Transparency Portal

The city has partnered with OpenGov to provide the community and stakeholders a Financial Transparency Portal bringing visibility, openness and accountability to operations. Citizens have the ability to view, filter and analyze revenue, expenses and balance sheet financial data as it is updated in real time. View Budget and access the portal at

COVID-19 information

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2021 Strategic Plan

The City of Durango is undergoing an extensive process to develop and implement a strategic plan in early 2021. Please visit for updates!