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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Schedule of Meetings for the Week of April 6, 2020

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Durango, CO – The schedule of meetings for the City of Durango for the week of April 6, 2020 is listed below.  Agendas and minutes for meetings can be found at www.durangogov.org/meetings ...  You can also sign up to receive ag...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Public Meeting Procedures During COVID-19 Pandemic

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Due to the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) emergency and the Governor’s stay-at-home order, the City of Durango will adjust upcoming public meeting procedures. Starting April 7, and lasting until further notice, community members wishing to add t...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

No Library Card? No Problem

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The Durango Public Library is now offering La Plata County residents an Instant Digital Library Card. Residents who haven’t had a chance to get a physical library card can still access the Library’s collection of eBooks and eAudiobooks...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

City Reminds Residents to Flush Only Toilet Paper, Be Mindful of Water Use

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With the recent "run" on toilet paper, people have been resourceful regarding personal hygiene. The City Utilities Department reminds residents that options other than toilet paper should not be flushed down toilets. Utilities staff have observe...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Fertilization and Weed Abatement Schedule

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The City of Durango promotes Best Management Practices in the stewardship of City lands to ensure the safe enjoyment of parks in the community. The City has contracted with Scott’s Pro-Lawn for turf fertilization and noxious weed abatement. Spra...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

City of Durango Issues Stay-at-Home Advisory

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Interim City Manager Amber Blake, pursuant to the emergency declaration related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis, is adopting and supporting the recent stay-at-home advisory issued by San Juan Basin Public Health. This advisory will help mitiga...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Library Suspends Curbside Service

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Due to the stay-at-home advisory issued by San Juan Basin Public Health, the Durango Public Library will be suspending curbside services, effective immediately. Library staff will continue to answer calls at (970) 375-3380 and emails at reference@DurangoG...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Service Adjustment Updates Related to COVID-19 Mitigation Effort

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The Durango City Council met yesterday in an open virtual meeting and adopted Resolution 2020-07, which ratified the Interim City Manager’s Declaration of a Local Emergency (Declaration 2020-01, issued on March 16, 2020) and consented to continu...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

San Juan Basin Public Health, La Plata County, City of Durango Declare Local Public Health Emergency

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San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) has declared a Local Public Health Emergency to protect the health of community members most at risk of severe illness due to novel coronavirus (COVID-19). This proclamation will allow SJBPH to put additional protectiv...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

City Closing Facilities and Canceling/Modifying Upcoming Meetings

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As a proactive mitigation effort, the City of Durango is coordinating with San Juan Basin Public Health and La Plata County to take measures to ensure our staff and community members are not exposed to or contributing to the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-1...

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Posted on: March 9, 2020

Spring Cleanup Begins April 6 with New 5-Week Schedule

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The City of Durango is implementing a new five-week Spring Cleanup schedule beginning April 6 and ending May 8. City crews will be moving through residential neighborhoods picking up the following materials:

  • Furniture
  • Large Appliances
  • Scrap metal, drywall, f...
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Posted on: March 6, 2020

Animas River Trail at Iris and Riverfront Parks Will Close for Improvements

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The Animas River Trail improvement project at Iris Park and Riverfront Park, located behind River City Hall and the Powerhouse Science Center, will begin the week of March 9, weather permitting. This project will include a new concrete trail, lig...

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Posted on: March 4, 2020

What Do You Want From Your Library? Share Your Feedback

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The Durango Public Library and the Library Advisory Board are seeking feedback from the community to help guide updates to the Library’s strategic plan. The survey will assist the Advisory Board in assessing how current services are meeting the ...

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Posted on: March 2, 2020

Library Advisory Board Accepting Nominations for the 2020 Community Champion Award

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The Durango Public Library Advisory Board is accepting nominations for the 2020 Library Community Champion Award. Applications are available online at DurangoGov.org/Library or at the Library information desk. Applications will be accepted through Friday,...

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News Flash

Posted on: April 3, 2020

Tumblebooks

Tumblebooks

Need another form of educational entertainment for your kids while school is out due to Coronavirus? 

Try Tumblebooks - an online collection of animated, talking picture books - that are sure to help students stay up-to-speed with their reading wh...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Instant Digital Card

Instant Digital Card

No Library Card? No Problem

The Durango Public Library is now offering La Plata County residents an Instant Digital Library Card. Residents who haven’t had a chance to get a physical library card can still access the Library’s collectio...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Remote Resources

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Stuck at home? Check out our big list of Remote Resources for kids, teens and adults! Reliable information from your Durango Public Library Librarians.

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Posted on: March 14, 2020

Library Closure

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As a proactive mitigation effort, the City is coordinating with San Juan Basin Public Health and La Plata County Government to take measures to ensure our staff and community members are not exposed to or contributing to the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-1...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Statewide Stay at Home Order and Library Services

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Due to the state-wide stay-at-home order the Durango Public Library will be suspending all services, effective immediately. 

As always, eMaterials are available 24/7.  Visit DurangoGov.org/library and click on Online Resources to access t...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

FOL Bookstore Closure & Book Sale Cancellation

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The Friends Of The Library March Book Sale has been cancelled, and Lela's Book Store will be closed until further notice.

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Posted on: March 4, 2020

Take Our Survey

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We are in the process of updating our strategic plan and want to ensure that we are meeting the needs of our customers. Please take a moment to complete the survey In addition, we have a printed survey geared toward children available at the Library; plea...

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Posted on: March 2, 2020

Library Community Champion

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Please take a moment and help the Durango Public Library honor the individual who has gone above & beyond in donating time, effort and dedication to the library by nominating him or her as the 2020 Library Community Champion. More details can be found...

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