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    City of Aspen Awards More Than $1.49 Million Dollars in Grants to Valley Non-Profits

    In 2020 the City of Aspen is awarding more than $1.49 million in cash funds and in-kind support to non-profit organizations throughout the Roaring Fork Valley from the City of Aspen’s General Fund, Wheeler Opera House Fund, and Parks & Open Space Fund. Read on...
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    The City of Aspen is Hiring an Assistant City Manager

    First application review on February 28, 2020 Read on...
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    Temporary Road Closure on Owl Creek Road in Snowmass Village on February 9

    Due to the Owl Creek Chase Nordic Ski Race there will be a temporary road closure on Owl Creek Road between Burnt Mountain Circle and Two Creeks Drive on Sunday, February 9 from 9am-10am. Read on...
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    Applications Now Available for Food Tax Refund

    Aspen residents who lived within city limits for the entire year of 2019 and who have been registered to vote since at least January 1, 2019 are eligible to apply for a $55 food tax refund, which is now available as an online application. Read on...
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    Childcare Financial Aid Deadline is February 1

    Kids First and the City of Aspen provide a financial aid program to help defray the expense of childcare for working families. The deadline for applications is February 1, 2020 with assistance to begin March 1, 2020. Read on...
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    City Seeking Your Input on Galena Plaza Conceptual Designs

    The City has three conceptual designs you can provide input on. Read on...
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    Aspen Lumberyard Public Open Houses

    Give feedback on affordable housing neighborhood concepts created from community input gathered last fall. Read on...
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    2019 Aspen Citizen Survey Results Available Online

    Aspen voters and residents gave the City of Aspen high marks in the 2019 Citizen Survey, particularly in comparison to nationwide trends. Read on...
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    Opportunity to Offer Input on North Star Managment Plan

    Pitkin County Open Space and Trails has launched an online survey to seek public input as the department prepares to update the North Star Nature Preserve Management Plan. Read on...
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    Community Development Director Public Meet and Greet

    You're invited to meet the finalists for the Community Development Director. Provide your community input on December 5th from 5:45 to 7:00 p.m. Drop in or come at 5:45 for candidate introductions. Read on...
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    2020 Proposed Budget

    2020 Proposed Operating and Capital Budget Read on...
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    City of Aspen Announces Feedback Forum at the Limelight

    Multiple City Projects Join Forces to Increase Participation December 4 at Limelight Hotel from 11am-1pm and 4:30-6:30pm Read on...
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    Black Friday Recreation Pass Sale

    Thursday, 11/28 – Monday, 12/2 on sale dates Read on...
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    Small Cell Infrastructure Workshops Nov. 7-21

    The City of Aspen Invites You to Participate in a Small Cell Facilities Information and Engagement Workshop Read on...
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    Tobacco Tax Revenue Retention Ballot Question

    You can read more about this issue on the November 2019 ballot. Read on...
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    Your Utilities Department Wants to Hear From You!

    If you're a City of Aspen water or electric customer, we are inviting you to take a survey so we can serve you better every day and in times of emergency. The link is below. Read on...
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    City Council Meetings Now on Tuesdays

    City Council regular meetings are moving from Mondays to Tuesdays. With the change the Council and the public has an extra day to review the memos and packets and ask questions. Regular Meetings will now be held the second and fourth Tuesday of the month. Read on...
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    Max Marolt Scholarship for Young Athletes

    Apply to receive up to $1,000 for being an ambassador for the Aspen community, with the Max Marolt Athletic Scholarship Fund. Deadline October 7, 2019 at 5 pm. Read on...
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    The 2019 Aspen Community Survey Available Now

    Please don’t miss the opportunity to complete your survey online by Friday, October 4. Read on...
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    Limited Parking at the Aspen Recreation Center

    Due to several events early fall, the ARC will have limited parking. Read on...
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    City Soliciting Pro/Con Statements on Tabor Sales Tax Ballot Question

    The ballot issue is: Retention of excess of initial revenue estimate of tobacco sales tax. Read on...
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    ARC Closures for Cleaning, Renovation, and Maintenance

    The ARC will be closed from September 7-10. The ARC pool, locker rooms, and climbing tower will be closed September 11- 22 but the fitness classes, cardio, and weight rooms will be open starting September 11. The entire ARC will re-open September 23. Read on...
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    City Manager Recruitment Update

    A special meeting of the Aspen City Council has been set for September 3 for Council to consider a resolution to execute a proposed employment agreement between the City of Aspen and Sara Ott, as the new City Manager. Read on...
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    Water Department Receives $186K+ Grant to Augment River Flows and Enhance Municipal Supply

    The City of Aspen water department is the recipient of a $186,356 grant from the Colorado Water Conservation Board to investigate how the City of Aspen can temporarily use other people’s agricultural water rights for environmental and municipal purposes. Read on...
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    Public Input on City Manager Recruitment

    All three candidates gave presentations to City Council. SEE VIDEO BY CLICKING ON LINK BELOW. Read on...
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    City Council Hosting Free Community Picnic and Children's Fair August 14 at Red Brick

    Aspen City Council’s annual picnic for the community will take place on Wednesday, August 14 from 4:30-7pm at the Red Brick Center for the Arts lawn. Read on...
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    Free Irrigation Audits

    Optimize your sprinkler system with free fixes (replacement sprinkler heads, rain sensors and more!) from the City of Aspen. Appointments still available August 20-21. Read on...
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    Aspen Tennis Club Family Day

    July 20 from 10am - 12pm. This free event is for all levels of player. Read on...
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    Give Your Input on the Marolt and Thomas Open Space Management Plan

    City of Aspen Parks and Open Space is preparing a management plan for the Marolt and Thomas properties to aid effective management of the site. This new document will outline appropriate uses of the open space and guide resource management. Read on...
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    Attention Development Community - New Permit Software Coming This Month

    The City's new permitting system - Salesforce - is going live this month. Read on...
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    Do you think Aspen needs more event and performance space?

    We'd like to have your input on an online survey by July 6. Read on...
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    Apply Now for 2019 Citizens Academy

    The Citizens Academy is a great way to learn how your local government works, meet City employees and get insight on what they do, and meet your fellow residents. Read on...
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    Marolt and Thomas Open Space Management Plan Open House

    The public is invited to attend the open house and offer input on the Marolt and Thomas Open Space Management Plan on Tuesday, June 25 from 4:30-6:30pm at Red Brick Center for the Arts Conference Room. Read on...
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    Aspen for Animals Adult NTRP Tennis Tournament

    Join us for an USTA sanctioned tournament. Read on...
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    Castle Creek Bridge Detour for Downvalley Motorists on Friday, May 31

    Westbound motorists to use Power Plant detour via 6th Street 7-11 a.m. Read on...
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    Workshop for Community Input for Wheeler Expansion

    Please come to a workshop and provide your perspective on the long-term performing arts, and culture, and event space needs in Aspen. Thursday, May 30 from 5-6pm at The Vault, second floor of Wheeler Opera House. Read on...
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    2020 Grant Applications Now Open for Arts and Non-Profits

    The City of Aspen is pleased to announce the application process for community arts and non-profits grants is now open with over $1 million in available funding. Deadline to apply is July 29, 2019. Read on...
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    Celebrate Arbor Day Saturday, May 18 in Paepcke Park

    The City of Aspen Parks Department will host a community celebration for Arbor Day on Saturday, May 18 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. in Paepcke Park. Read on...
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    Electronic Waste Collection Events in Aspen

    The City of Aspen is hosting two events for residents and businesses to responsibly and safely recycle electronic waste. Read on...
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    Aspen Community Invited to Participate in Engagement Session on City Manager Recruitment

    The Aspen community is invited to attend an engagement session with recruitment firm Peckham & McKenney to provide input on desired qualities for the next city manager. The engagement session input will contribute to shaping a candidate profile. Read on...
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    Map of City Department Locations

    Need to find a City department? We are located in various areas around Aspen. Click below and find the department you are looking for. We are happy to serve you. Read on...
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    City of Aspen Hires Peckham & McKenney to Conduct National Search for New City Manager

    The City of Aspen is pleased to announce it has selected executive search firm Peckham & McKenney to conduct the recruitment for a new City Manager. Peckham & McKenney was chosen from 7 firms that submitted responses to the City’s RFPs. Read on...
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    Childcare Financial Aid Deadline is May 1

    Kids First and the City of Aspen provide a financial aid program to help defray the expense of childcare for working families. The deadlines is 5/1, with assistance to begin 6/1. Everyone who currently receives financial aid must re-apply at this time. Read on...
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    City Seeks Public Input on Future of Rio Grande Recycle Center

    To participate in a survey and provide feedback visit www.aspencommunityvoice.com and click on Rio Grande Recycle Center. Read on...
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    Night Work for Aspen City Offices March 19-21

    6 p.m.-6 a.m. Delays possible at Rio Grande Parking Garage Entrance Read on...
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    Public Open House at Golf Course March 14

    The public is invited to attend and open house on March 14 from 3:30-6:30pm at the Aspen Golf Clubhouse. Read on...
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    Pothole Repair in Aspen Friday and Saturday

    Friday – CDOT Crews at Roundabout; Saturday – City Crews at Castle Creek Bridge Read on...
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    Aspen Community Saves $1.6 Million in Energy Costs Over Two Years Through Aspen Energy Challenge

    The City of Aspen and the Community Office for Resource Efficiency are pleased to announce that the organizations helped facilitate $1.6 million in energy savings in the community. Read on...
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    What Does "Locally Serving Restaurant" Mean to You?

    The City of Aspen is poised to look for a new tenant for its restaurant space in the Wheeler Opera House. Read on...
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  1. Aspen Golf Club Wins Three Awards from Colorado Avid Golfer Magazine

    The City of Aspen is pleased to announce the Aspen Golf Club has been recognized by the staff at Colorado Avid Golfer Magazine for three honors: Best Apres- Golf Experience, Best to Walk, & Best Instructor for Women in recognition of Dede Cusimano. Read on...
  2. City of Aspen Awards More Than $1.49 Million Dollars in Grants to Valley Non-Profits

    In 2020 the City of Aspen is awarding more than $1.49 million in cash funds and in-kind support to non-profit organizations throughout the Roaring Fork Valley from the City of Aspen’s General Fund, Wheeler Opera House Fund, and Parks & Open Space Fund. Read on...
  3. Temporary Road Closure on Owl Creek Road in Snowmass Village on February 9

    Due to the Owl Creek Chase Nordic Ski Race there will be a temporary road closure on Owl Creek Road between Burnt Mountain Circle and Two Creeks Drive on Sunday, February 9 from 9am-10am. Read on...
  4. Applications Available for Food Tax Refund - Apply Online

    Aspen residents who lived within city limits for the entire year of 2019 and who have been registered to vote since at least January 1, 2019 are eligible to apply for a $55 food tax refund, which is now available as an online application. Read on...
  5. Childcare Financial Aid Deadline is February 1

    Kids First and the City of Aspen provide a financial aid program to help defray the expense of childcare for working families. The deadline for applications is February 1, 2020 with assistance to begin March 1, 2020. Read on...
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