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Posted on: May 23, 2019

Schedule of Meetings for the Week of May 27, 2019

City of Durango

Monday, May 27

City Offices – CLOSED – in Observance of Memorial Day 

      

Tuesday, May 28

8:00 AM   Creative Economy Commission 

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Posted on: May 23, 2019

RESCHEDULED: College Drive Lane Closures at East 3rd Avenue

Community Development

The City of Durango has contracted with Bixby Electric for a traffic signal pole replacement project at the southeast corner of College Drive and East 3rd Avenue. The project has been rescheduled due to weather and will now start Tuesday, May 28, 2019, an...

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Posted on: May 23, 2019

Durango Public Library Announces Summer Event Schedule for Children and Teens

Durango Public Library

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 reading programs.  

To kick-off the summer reading program, join us for our “Universe of Sto...

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Posted on: May 22, 2019

Montview Parkway Sidewalk Closed During Repair

Community Development

The sidewalk along Montview Parkway between Crestview Drive and West 3rd Avenue will be closed starting Tuesday, May 28th until Tuesday, June 4th, 2019, while S&S Construction replaces approximately 180 feet of curb, gutter and sidewalk above the Terc...

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

Mulch Giveaway

Streets

The City of Durango will be giving away free mulch until it is gone, Friday June 7th on a first come-first served basis. Material may be hand loaded by residents and the City will have a loader to help load into personal vehicles and trailers from 9:00 a....

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Posted on: May 20, 2019

City of Durango Schedule for Memorial Day Holiday

City of Durango

The following is the City of Durango’s schedule for the Memorial Day holiday on Monday, May 27, 2019:

  • City Administrative Offices will be closed, including City Hall, River City Hall, Police Station and Substation, Transit Center, Greenmount Ceme...
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Posted on: May 20, 2019

Receive a $5 Utility Bill Credit When You Sign Up for Residential Trash Collection Reminders!

City of Durango

Sign up for City of Durango residential trash/recycling collection reminders at DurangoRecycles.com by May 31st and receive a $5 utility bill credit!

Last year, the City launched a new online tool making it easier than ever for residents to stay connected ...

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Posted on: May 20, 2019

Durango Public Library’s Summer Reading Programs Begin June 1

Durango Public Library

Durango Public Library’s Summer Reading Programs for children, teens, and adults will run from June 1 through July 29. Online registration is open now at www.durangogov.org/library or you can visit the Durango Public Library, Sunnyside Branch, o...

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Posted on: May 14, 2019

Weed Abatement Scheduled on City Property

Parcs and Recreation

The City of Durango promotes Best Management Practices in the stewardship of City lands to ensure the safe enjoyment of parks and open spaces in the community. The City has contracted with Horizon Environmental Services for noxious weed abatement. The her...

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Posted on: May 13, 2019

Phase II of Residential Wildlife Resistant Containers Underway

City of Durango

The City of Durango is distributing fully-automated wildlife resistant containers for Phase II of a two-year capital improvement project. The area for wildlife resistant containers was identified through a four-year study conducted by Colorado Parks and W...

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Posted on: May 7, 2019

Stand Up for Civility: Take the Civility First Durango Pledge

City of Durango

The City of Durango’s Community Relations Commission is officially launching a Civility First Durango Pledge Program the week of May 13th. The Community Relations Commission (CRC) is inviting businesses, organizations, and individuals to take th...

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Posted on: May 23, 2019

Teen Backpacking Trip Scheduled for June 11 - 13

Parcs and Recreation

MK Gunn, a certified interpretive guide with San Juan Mountains Association (SJMA) will lead this 3 day/2-night trip for teenagers 13 – 17 years old. The trip will go along the scenic trails into the mountains of the San Juan National Forest. Tr...

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Posted on: May 6, 2019

Edible Plant Excursions

Parcs and Recreation

Come learn about plants in the local environment that are either edible, medicinal or both. Sample and enjoy the bounty of nature while getting outside, meeting new friends and experience all the beauty the area outdoors has to offer.  

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Posted on: May 2, 2019

Ride Durango Transit for Free to the Durango Farmers Market and You Could Win Prizes!

Transit

To reduce traffic congestion and promote sustainable transportation, the City of Durango and the Durango Farmers Market have teamed up to incentivize riding transit. Market-goers can pick up free punch passes at the Transit Center, at the Farmers Market i...

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

Oxbow Park and Preserve Closed Until Further Notice

Parcs and Recreation

The City of Durango’s Parks and Recreation Department has closed access to Oxbow Park and Preserve (500 Animas View Drive). The beach area at Oxbow Park and portions of the Oxbow Preserve are flooded due to the rising water levels on the Animas ...

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

Library Community Champion Award Nominations Now Open

Durango Public Library

At the Friends of the Durango Public Library Annual Meeting on March 14, the Durango Public Library Advisory Board announced that they are accepting nominations for the Library Community Champion Award now through May 31, 2019. The mission of the Library ...

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Posted on: May 27, 2019

Teen Time

Pizza box solar ovens

Trap heat from the sun to cook s’mores in a self-constructed solar oven! We will provide materials for you to build your own solar oven and cook some yummy snacks. Materials are limited to only make 20 ovens, but there will be food for all! For ages 11-17...

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Posted on: May 27, 2019

Rocky Mountain Puppets

Rocky Mountain Puppets

Join us for a special Summer Reading Program performance! Rocky Mountain Puppets will present an out-of-this-world puppet show full of ventriloquism and laughs at 10:30am and again at 1pm. This event is free and open to the public.

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Posted on: May 20, 2019

Summer Reading Program for Kids!

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Kids aged birth through Elementary School can sign up today for the Universe of Stories Summer Reading Program! 

Log your reading hours and get entered to win a weekly prize basket and grand prizes from Maria’s Bookshop and Osprey packs....

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Posted on: May 20, 2019

Teen Summer Reading Program

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Middle and High Schoolers can sign up today for the Teen Summer Reading Program! Log your reading hours and get entered to win a weekly prize basket and grand prizes from Maria’s Bookshop and Osprey packs. 20 hours of reading earns you a free bo...

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Posted on: May 20, 2019

Summer Reading Kick-Off Party

Summer Reading Program Party

 "A Universe of Stories" Summer Reading Kick-Off Party:

Family fun for all ages!  Join us for games, food & other great activities to start off a summer of reading!  Music will be performed by local favorites, Six D...

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Posted on: May 14, 2019

Auto Repair Source™ - Online Database!

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Intelligent Search designed for touch-enabled devices such as laptops and tablets, Auto Repair Source™ offers a user-friendly search experience and access to a wealth of information to help users diagnose, repair and maintain today's complex veh...

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Posted on: April 22, 2019

Colorado State Parks Backpacks

Colorado State Parks Backpacks

This program seeks to encourage and allow Colorado residents of all ages to visit State Parks, enjoy and explore nature, and engage in healthy, fun activities. To check for availability, do a title search for "check out state parks" her...

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Posted on: April 2, 2019

Cafe Fundraiser

Common Grounds Cafe fundraiser

Help support the cafe by making a donation toward their remodeling goals.

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Posted on: May 14, 2019

STEAM Lab!

STEAM slide

Build, explore, create, and problem solve -- join us for fun STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) based activities. Check our online events calendar for full details.

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Posted on: March 13, 2019

Library Community Champion Nominations

Library  Community Champion

Recognizing that the success of any public library is enhanced and sustained by dedicated citizens, the Durango Public Library Advisory Board will single out certain individuals for particular appreciation through its Library Community Champion initiative...

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