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Posted on: August 2, 2021

Wildlife-resistant trash containers work

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The primary cause of human and black bear conflict is the availability of unsecured human food sources such as trash, bird seed or domestic fruit. Once a bear becomes accustomed to being around people and to relying on the easy, high-calorie meals found i...

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Posted on: July 30, 2021

Street reconstruction projects to start on Sage Hill and Kennebec courts

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Street reconstruction is expected to begin on Wednesday, Aug. 4 on Sage Hill Court and Wednesday, Aug. 18 on Kennebec Court. Each project will take approximately two weeks to complete. Reconstruction will involve removing unsuitable base material and re-p...

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Posted on: July 30, 2021

Schedule of meetings for the week of August 2, 2021

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The schedule of meetings for the city of Durango for the week of August 2, 2021, is listed below. Find meeting agendas and minutes at DurangoGov.org/meetings. Sign up to receive meeting schedules automatically at DurangoGov.org/NotifyMe (click on News Fla...

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Posted on: July 30, 2021

City begins designing safety and connectivity improvements to MidTown area

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The city of Durango is starting the design process for the MidTown Safety and Connectivity project. The proposed project will address pedestrian and bicyclist safety with roadway and sidewalk improvements in the northern downtown or MidTown area. Project ...

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Posted on: July 29, 2021

Durango’s first electric vehicle fast charging station now open

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Durango’s first electric fast charging station is now live and available for public use at the Durango Transit Center.

The new ChargePoint DC Fast Charging Station is in the parking lot, adjacent to two existing level 2 charging stations. The cos...

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Posted on: July 28, 2021

Durango City Council meeting time changed to 5:30 p.m.

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At their July 27 meeting, Durango City Council approved an ordinance changing the start time of regular City Council meetings from 6:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Regular meetings occur on the first and third Tuesday of every month. The change will start with the ...

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Posted on: July 23, 2021

Construction on Animas River Trail 32nd Street underpass and pedestrian bridge starts Aug. 3

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Site construction for the Animas River Trail connection between Memorial Park and Animas City Park will begin Tuesday, Aug. 3. Initial work will include tree removals at the south end of Animas City Park, north end of Memorial Park and 275 E. 32nd St. Tre...

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Posted on: July 20, 2021

Demolition permits and asbestos inspections required for remodels/additions

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The city of Durango now requires individuals obtaining a building permit for remodel/addition projects also have (if applicable) a State of Colorado demolition permit and/or asbestos testing. The testing must be conducted by a licensed tester approved by ...

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Posted on: July 15, 2021

City begins design work for traffic calming improvements to 32nd Street

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The city of Durango will conduct design work for traffic calming improvements to 32nd Street from East  2nd Avenue to Holly Avenue. The project will involve designing traffic calming elements and improvements to sidewalks, curb ...

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Posted on: June 30, 2021

Survey gathers residents’ feedback on city trash and recycling services

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A new survey provides residents the opportunity to give feedback on city of Durango trash and recycling services and rates. Responses will help the city develop programs to better meet the community’s needs and ensure long-term financial sustain...

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Posted on: March 4, 2021

Atmos Energy Pipe Replacement Project Begins in Durango

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Beginning Thursday, March 4, 2021 in Durango, Atmos Energy will commence a series of pipe replacement projects to further increase the safety and reliability of its natural gas system while reducing greenhouse gas emissions throughout Colorado.“...

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