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Posted on: March 30, 2020

FAQ on Congressional CARES Act

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This document was updated March 30, 2020.

FAQ on CARES Act

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

City Council Releases Business Information Packet

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City Council Releases Business Information PacketTo Help Local Businesses with Resources and ContactsOn March 25, the City of Aspen released a business information packet to all business licensees of the City.  The packet is a resource guide, whi...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Watch the Community Meeting on COVID-19

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You can watch the community COVID-19 update from Thursday, March 26at 2:00 p.m. This meeting was led by local public and elected officials and served as an opportunity to inform the Pitkin County Community of the current status of the state of Pitkin Coun...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

A Letter to the Community from Aspen City Council

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The Council wants the community to know how much we care and that we are being proactive.

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Celebrate Census Day

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Celebrate Census Day (April 1st) by completing yours today.

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Census data brings in money for local services, gives you a voice in the government, and guides important community decisions.  You count!  Colorado&a...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Watch the Community Meeting on COVID-19

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You can watch the community COVID-19 update from Thursday, March 26at 2:00 p.m. This meeting was led by local public and elected officials and served as an opportunity to inform the Pitkin County Community of the current status of the state of Pitkin Coun...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

City Council Releases Business Information Packet

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City Council Releases Business Information PacketTo Help Local Businesses with Resources and ContactsToday, March 25, the City of Aspen released a business information packet to all business licensees of the City.  The packet is a resource guide,...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

How to Participate in City Council Meeting

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Notice Regarding Public Participation

Attendance at the Council meeting will be limited to comply with ten (10) person maximum for meeting participation. Sister Cities room next to Council Chambers will be available for ten(10) people to view the meeting. ...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

A Letter to the Community from Aspen City Council

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The Council wants the community to know how much we care and that we are being proactive.

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Colorado Department of Labor and Employment Link to Information for Businesses and Employers

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We know you may have a lot of questions about your work and business and the economy.  This information may be of help to you right now.  There are resources for workers and business owners from the Colorado Department of Labor and Emplo...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

Emergency Declaration for City of Aspen

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City Council Extension of Declaration - This declaration extended the one explained below until such time as Council elec...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

City of Aspen Limits In-Person Services All Services Available Online or By Phone

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City of Aspen Limits In-Person ServicesAll Services Available Online or By PhoneIn a conscientious effort to safeguard both our employees’ health and safety and that of our customers, the City of Aspen has migrated all its departments to online ...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

A Letter to Community Members

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A letter to RFV community members from Pitkin County, the City of Aspen, and the Town of Snowmass Village.

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Posted on: March 14, 2020

Virtual Community Meeting Video From Monday, March 16, 2020

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Virtual Community Meeting on Monday, March 16, 2020

 The Pitkin County Incident Management Team and Pitkin County Public Health Department hosted a virtual community meeting on Monday, March 16 at 3 pm MST.

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Proper Handwashing Protocol

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Here is a resource for your home and business.  A flyer on how to properly wash your hands.

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Posted on: March 2, 2020

Want to Learn More About Corona Virus in Colorado?

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If you’re interested in learning more about Coronavirus Disease and Colorado, there is updated information at https://www.colorado.gov/cdphe including testing data, fact sheets, what you can do, and links to other resources.  Locally, o...

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Posted on: February 4, 2020

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

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

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Posted on: January 30, 2020

The City of Aspen is Hiring an Assistant City Manager

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The Assistant City Manager is responsible for providing complex administrative leadership within a dynamic, full-service local government through implementation of the City’s policy priorities. Aspen’s small-town character, with world-...

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Posted on: February 1, 2020

Temporary Road Closure on Owl Creek Road in Snowmass Village on February 9

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Temporary Road Closure on Owl Creek Road inSnowmass 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...

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Posted on: January 23, 2020

Applications Now Available for Food Tax Refund

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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 availa...

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Posted on: January 23, 2020

Childcare Financial Aid Deadline is February 1

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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. Only new applicants need to apply at t...

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Posted on: December 10, 2019

City Seeking Your Input on Galena Plaza Conceptual Designs

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The Galena Plaza green space is an important site that connects the Rio Grande Park and Roaring Fork River to downtown Aspen.  It is adjacent to the new City offices and currently there are three conceptual designs we'd like you to take a survey ...

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Posted on: January 6, 2020

Aspen Lumberyard Public Open Houses

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Please come to an Open House:

Roxy's Cafe at ABC on Wednesday, January 15 from 4-7pm

City Council Chambers at Aspen City Hall on Thursday, January 16 from 11am - 1pm or 3 - 6 pm

These are free events and food and beverage will be provided.  

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Posted on: December 6, 2019

2019 Aspen Citizen Survey Results Available Online

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Survey Results

Aspen voters and residents gave the City of Aspen high marks in the 2019 Citizen Survey, particularly in comparison to nationwide trends.  Respondents in Aspen were much more satisfied with their quality of life here – 93%...

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Posted on: October 24, 2019

Opportunity to Offer Input on North Star Managment Plan

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North Star Public Survey Underway

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.

The survey went live on Monday morning, Oct. 21, at...

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Posted on: December 2, 2019

Community Development Director Public Meet and Greet

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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. View the candidate resumes here

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Posted on: October 11, 2019

2020 Proposed Budget

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Read the entire document here.

Read Tab 10 - Component Unit Funds Summaries and Long Range Plans here

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Posted on: November 26, 2019

City of Aspen Announces Feedback Forum at the Limelight

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City of Aspen Announces Feedback Forum at the LimelightMultiple city projects join forces to increase participationThe City of Aspen will be hosting an interactive open house event called Feedback Forum to offer information and gather community feedback o...

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Posted on: November 18, 2019

Black Friday Recreation Pass Sale

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Get a 5-month Recreation Pass for $249 adults | $129 kids for the whole ski season.Swim, workout, skate, climb, take fitness classes and more. Check out the expanded weight room at the Aspen Recreation Center with new Precor equipment.The recreation pass ...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Small Cell Infrastructure Workshops Nov. 7-21

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The City of Aspen Invites You to Participate in a Small Cell Facilities Information and Engagement Workshop

Public feedback is crucial as the City of Aspen determines how to best design and create policy around this new technology.  Under...

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Posted on: October 11, 2019

Tobacco Tax Revenue Retention Ballot Question

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To read a fact sheet about this ballot question and any pro and con statements received by the City,  please check out this information page.

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Posted on: August 30, 2019

Your Utilities Department Wants to Hear From You!

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Your Utilities Department Wants to Hear From You!

Take our online survey

We are improving our utilities technologies, online services, and emergency outreach information.

When our utility department has accurate and up-to-date information on our customers’ n...

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Posted on: September 30, 2019

City Council Meetings Now on Tuesdays

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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, ask questions, and prepare for the meetings.

Regular Meetings will now be held the second and fou...

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Posted on: June 21, 2019

Max Marolt Scholarship for Young Athletes

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Scholarship opportunity 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 July 1, 2019 at 5 pm.

Athletes competing at high levels of competition may re...

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Posted on: August 30, 2019

The 2019 Aspen Community Survey Available Now

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The 2019 Aspen Community Survey Available Now

Please don’t miss the opportunity to complete a survey by Friday, September 27 .Complete the survey here: www.aspencommunitysurvey.com.  You can also text: 555888 and type "community survey" ...

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Posted on: September 23, 2019

Limited Parking at the Aspen Recreation Center

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Limited Parking at the Aspen Recreation Center

On the below dates parking will be severely limited at the ARC and potentially at the school campus due to events taking place in one or both locations.

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Posted on: September 12, 2019

City Soliciting Pro/Con Statements on Tabor Sales Tax Ballot Question

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NOTICE TO CITIZENS

The City Council of the City of Aspen has approved the submission to the Cityelectorate one tax question at the November 5, 2019, coordinated municipal election.Amendment One (1992) to the Colorado Constitution requires a notice of the e...

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Posted on: August 26, 2019

ARC Closures for Cleaning, Renovation, and Maintenance

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The ARC will be closed from September 7-10 for maintenance, renovation, and cleaning.  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 Septembe...

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Posted on: August 28, 2019

City Manager Recruitment Update

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A special meeting of the Aspen City Council has been set for Tuesday, September 3, 2019, at 4:00 p.m. in City Council Chambers at which time the Council will consider Resolution #95, Series of 2019.  If Resolution #95 is adopted by Council, the M...

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Posted on: July 29, 2019

Water Department Receives $186K+ Grant to Augment River Flows and Enhance Municipal Supply

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Water Department Receives $186K+ Grant to Augment River Flows and Enhance Municipal SupplyThe City of Aspen is pleased to announce its water department is the recipient of a $186,356 grant from the Colorado Water Conservation Board to investigate how the ...

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Posted on: August 20, 2019

Get the Inside Scoop at Cozy Point during this Free Tour!

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Get the Inside Scoop at Cozy Point during this Free Tour!You probably drive past it all the time…This is your chance to join Roaring Fork Conservancy and City of Aspen Parks & Open Space on an excursion onto Cozy Point Open Space. With Brus...

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Posted on: August 5, 2019

Public Input on City Manager Recruitment

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City Manager Recruitment The public is invited to two events to meet City Manager Finalists Thursday, August 8 8:30 -11:45 a.m.City Council ChambersThe finalists will present a prepared presentation on the Aspen Area Community P...

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Posted on: July 30, 2019

City Council Hosting Free Community Picnic and Children's Fair August 14 at Red Brick

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City Council Hosting Free Community Picnic and Children's Fair August 14 at Red BrickAspen 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.  This year,...

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Posted on: July 18, 2019

Free Irrigation Audits

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The City of Aspen Environmental Health Departments want to help you get lean and green! 

Typically, without realizing it, most of us overwater our landscape. Reduce water use and optimize plant/grass health with a free sprinkler checkup. Optimize ...

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Posted on: July 16, 2019

Aspen Tennis Club Family Day

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Aspen Tennis Club Family DayJuly 20 from 10am - 12pmThis free event is a fun family morning of tennis for all skill levels, from beginners to tournament level players. This is a great chance for parents and kids to play socially and competitively. Advance...

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Posted on: July 8, 2019

Give Your Input on the Marolt and Thomas Open Space Management Plan

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City of Aspen Parks and Open Space is preparing a management plan for the Marolt and Thomas properties to aid the efficient and effective management of the site. This new planning document will outline appropriate uses of the open space and guide natural ...

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Posted on: July 2, 2019

Attention Development Community - New Permit Software Coming This Month

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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.

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Posted on: June 26, 2019

Do you think Aspen needs more event and performance space?

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The Wheeler Opera House is asking for community input to help the City assess the feasibility of expanding the Wheeler onto the adjacent parcel for event and performance space.

Our consultants, Theatre Projects and Keen Independent Research, are asking for...

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Posted on: June 20, 2019

Apply Now for 2019 Citizens Academy

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Deadline to apply is July 12 and classes run twice monthly from August through December.  Learn more here: https://www.cityofaspen.com/337/Citizens-Academy

Citizens academies are programs for citizens to learn about their local government. They ar...

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Posted on: June 21, 2019

Marolt and Thomas Open Space Management Plan Open House

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Marolt and Thomas Open Space Management Plan Open HouseTuesday, June 254:30-6:30 p.m.Red Brick Center for the Arts Conference RoomThe public is invited to attend the open house and offer input on the Marolt and Thomas Open Space Management Plan.  ...

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Posted on: June 5, 2019

Aspen for Animals Adult NTRP Tennis Tournament

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USTA sanctioned tournament for NTRP skill levels of 3.0, 3.5, 4.0 and 4.5. This includes Men’s & Women’s Singles and Doubles and Mixed Doubles. All proceeds are donated to the Aspen Animal Shelter. Friday starting at 4:00pm. Saturd...

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Posted on: May 23, 2019

Castle Creek Bridge Detour for Downvalley Motorists on Friday, May 31

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Castle Creek Bridge Detour for Downvalley Motorists on Friday, May 31Westbound motorists to use Power Plant detour via 6th Street 7-11 a.m.On Friday, May 31, the City of Aspen will be making a temporary repair to pavement peel on the Castle Creek Bridge. ...

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Posted on: May 22, 2019

Workshop for Community Input for Wheeler Expansion

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CALLING ALL:ARTS ORGANIZATIONSFRIENDS OF THE ARTSCOMMUNITY MEMBERSWe want your input!Please come to a workshop and provide your perspective on the long-term performing arts, and culture, and event space needs in Aspen.Community Input WorkshopThursday, May...

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Posted on: May 15, 2019

2020 Grant Applications Now Open for Arts and Non-Profits

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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.  To make it easie...

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Posted on: May 13, 2019

Celebrate Arbor Day Saturday, May 18 in Paepcke Park

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Celebrate Arbor Day Saturday, May 18 in Paepcke ParkThe 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.  Festivities will include: free hotdogs a...

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Posted on: May 6, 2019

Electronic Waste Collection Events in Aspen

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Electronic Waste Collection Events in AspenThe City of Aspen is hosting two events for residents and businesses to responsibly and safely recycle electronic waste.   On Saturday, May 18 from 9am-1pm, community members can drop-off personal e-wast...

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Posted on: May 3, 2019

Aspen Community Invited to Participate in Engagement Session on City Manager Recruitment

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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 nex...

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Posted on: April 17, 2019

City of Aspen Hires Peckham & McKenney to Conduct National Search for New City Manager

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City of Aspen Hires Peckham & McKenney to Conduct National Search for New City ManagerThe City of Aspen is pleased to announce it has selected executive search firm Peckham & McKenney to conduct the recruitment for a new City Manager.  Pe...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Aspen Community Saves $1.6 Million in Energy Costs Over Two Years Through Aspen Energy Challenge

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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, compared to a 2013 through 2014 baseline in partnership Holy Cross Energy ...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

What Does "Locally Serving Restaurant" Mean to You?

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In the past, the rent for the restaurant has been subsidized in an effort to serve and attract local diners, including those attending Wheeler events. But what does "locally serving" really mean? We want to hear your opinions so we have a broad ...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Short Term Rentals in Aspen Must Cease Operation Until COVID-19 Health Orders Lifted

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Short Term Rentals in Aspen Must Cease Operation 

Until COVID-19 Health Orders Lifted

ASPEN, CO. – March 27, 2020 – To comply with Pitkin County Public Health and State of Colorado standing health orders r...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

City Council Releases Business Information Packet

Press ReleaseCity Council Releases Business Information PacketTo Help Local Businesses with Resources and ContactsASPEN, CO. – March 25, 2020 – Today, the City of Aspen released a business information packet to all business licensees o...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Construction Site Closure Notice for Aspen

Press ReleaseConstruction Site Closure Notice for AspenASPEN, CO. – March 24, 2020 – In order to comply with the March 23, 2020 Pitkin County health order, residential and commercial construction sites may continue minimum basic operat...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Childcare Services Available for Children of Essential Workers

Press ReleaseChildcare Services Available for Children of Essential WorkersASPEN, CO. – March 24, 2020 –Kids First, in partnership with Pitkin County Human Services, Eagle County Human Services, Aspen Valley Hospital, and local childca...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Foundation Work for New City Offices Impacted ACES Ponds at Hallam Lake

Foundation Work for New City Offices Impacted ACES Ponds at Hallam LakeCity project team and ACES are working together to take immediate steps to mitigate disturbanceMedia Contact:Kathleen Wanatowicz, Project Public InformationP: (970) 618-5114 | E: kathl...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

City of Aspen Limits In-Person Services All Services Available Online or By Phone

City of Aspen Limits In-Person ServicesAll Services Available Online or By PhoneASPEN, CO. – March 17, 2020 – In a conscientious effort to safeguard both our employees’ health and safety and that of our customers, the City of...

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Posted on: March 15, 2020

Free Parking in Aspen Beginning March 17

FREE PARKING IN ASPEN BEGINNING MARCH 16

Downtowner and Car-to-Go Programs Suspended – 3/17

Direct Highlands and Galena Street Shuttle Suspended – 3/17

ASPEN, CO. – March 15, 2020 – The City of Aspen is offeri...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

The City of Aspen Declares Emergency to Request Resources to Mitigate COVID-19

The City of Aspen Declares Emergency to Request Resources to Mitigate COVID-19 Spread and Impacts in Community

Contact: Mitzi Rapkin, Communications Manager, City of Aspen, 970-920-5082 or 970-319-2791 and mitzi.rapkin@cityofaspen.com

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Posted on: February 12, 2020

Aspen Golf Club Wins Three Awards from Colorado Avid Golfer Magazine

 PSAAspen Golf Club Wins Three Awards from Colorado Avid Golfer MagazineSummer pass sale and open houseAspen, Colorado – February 12, 2020 – The City of Aspen is pleased to announce the Aspen Golf Club has been recognized by t...

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Posted on: February 4, 2020

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

City of Aspen Awards More Than $1.49 Million Dollars in Grants to Valley Non-ProfitsContact: Gena Buhler, Executive Director, Wheeler Opera House, 970-920-5790 or gena.buhler@cityofaspen.comAspen, Colorado – February 4, 2020 – In 2020 ...

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Posted on: January 29, 2020

Temporary Road Closure on Owl Creek Road in Snowmass Village on February 9

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Temporary Road Closure on Owl Creek Road in 

Snowmass Village on February 9

 

ASPEN, CO. – January 29, 2020 – Due to the Owl Creek Chase Nordic Ski Race there will be a tempo...

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Posted on: January 23, 2020

Applications Available for Food Tax Refund - Apply Online

PRESS RELEASEApplications Available for Food Tax RefundApply online nowAspen, CO – January 23, 2020 – Aspen residents who lived within city limits for the entire year of 2019 and who have been registered to vote since at least January ...

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Posted on: January 14, 2020

Childcare Financial Aid Deadline is February 1

 PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTChildcare Financial Aid Deadline is February 1Contact: Kids First, 970-920-5769Aspen, Colorado – January 14, 2020 – Kids First and the City of Aspen provide a financial aid program to help defray th...

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

PUBLIC ASKED TO WEIGH IN ON NEXT PHASE OF LUMBERYARD AFFORDABLE HOUSING DESIGN

PUBLIC ASKED TO WEIGH IN ON NEXT PHASE OF LUMBERYARD AFFORDABLE HOUSING DESIGNContact: Chris Everson, Affordable Housing Manager, City of Aspen, 970-429-1834 or Chris.everson@cityofaspen.comASPEN, CO. – January 9, 2020 – The City of As...

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Posted on: December 27, 2019

New Year's Eve Celebration in Aspen

 PSANew Year’s Eve Celebration in AspenAspen, Colorado – December 27, 2019 – The City of Aspen is the perfect place to celebrate New Year’s Eve with a host of free activities for the public.December 31 acti...

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Posted on: December 9, 2019

Full Swing Golf Simulator Open House December 12

 PSAFull Swing Golf Simulator Open House December 12Aspen, Colorado – December 9, 2019 – It’s always summer at the Aspen Golf Club!  The Full Swing Golf Simulator is now open to the public and allows players...

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Posted on: December 6, 2019

2019 Aspen Citizen Survey Results Presented to Council Monday, December 9

PRESS RELEASE2019 Aspen Citizen Survey Results Presented to Council Monday, December 9Results Available OnlineContact: Alissa Farrell, HR Director/Interim Assistant City Manager, 970-920-5743 or alissa.farrell@cityofaspen.comAspen, CO – December...

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Posted on: December 3, 2019

Income Tax Credit Available for Charitable Donations to Qualified Childcare Programs

 PSAIncome Tax Credit Available for Charitable Donations to Qualified Childcare ProgramsAspen, Colorado – December 3, 2019 – As individuals and businesses are thinking about year-end charitable donations, Kids First wants to m...

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Posted on: November 26, 2019

City of Aspen Announces Feedback Forum at the Limelight - December 4

City of Aspen Announces Feedback Forum at the LimelightMultiple city projects join forces to increase participationContact: Tracy Trulove, City of Aspen Communications DirectorP: (970) 379-7917 | E: tracy.trulove@cityofaspen.comASPEN, CO. – Nove...

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Posted on: November 19, 2019

Black Friday Aspen Recreation Pass Sale

 PSABlack Friday Aspen Recreation Pass SaleAspen, Colorado – November 19, 2018 – The City of Aspen is once again selling its popular Black Friday Recreation Pass, which offers a discounted membership rate for both the Aspen Re...

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Posted on: October 22, 2019

City Air Monitor Registers 290 Days of Clean Air in 2018

PRESS RELEASECity Air Monitor Registers 290 Days of Clean Air in 2018Contact: Jannette Whitcomb, Senior Environmental Health Specialist, 970-920-5069 or Jannette.whitcomb@cityofaspen.comAspen, CO –October 22, 2019 – The release of the ...

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Posted on: October 21, 2019

Childcare Financial Aid Deadline is November 1

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTChildcare Financial Aid Deadline is November 1Contact: Kids First, 970-920-5769Aspen, Colorado – October 21, 2019 – Kids First and the City of Aspen provide a financial aid program to help defray the expense ...

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Posted on: October 15, 2019

Aspen’s Carpool Kiosk for Commuters Moving to Brush Creek Park & Ride

PSAAspen’s Carpool Kiosk for Commuters Moving to Brush Creek Park & RideContact: Mitch Osur, Director of Parking and Downtown Services, 970-429-1766 or mitch.osur@cityofaspen.comAspen, Colorado – October 15, 2019 – The Ci...

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Posted on: October 14, 2019

Aspen Community Voice Hosts Two New Public Input Initiatives

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Aspen Community Voice Hosts Two New Public Input Initiatives

Share your thoughts on PaepckeTransit Hub and Galena Plaza

Contact: Tracy Trulove, City of Aspen Communications Director, (970) 379-7917, tracy.trulove@cityofaspen.com

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Posted on: September 16, 2019

Aphid Season Nearing Conclusion in Aspen

PSAAphid Season Nearing Conclusion in AspenAspen, Colorado – September 16, 2019 – The City of Aspen Parks and Open Space Department wants to let Aspen residents know that we are nearing the end of a season with particularly high number...

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

Framing the Future: Affordable Housing Community Outreach Events September 12 and September 19

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Framing the Future: Affordable Housing Community Outreach Events September 12 and September 19

Contact: Chris Everson, Affordable Housing Project Manager, City of Aspen, 970-429-1834 or Chris.Everson@cityofaspen.com; or Michelle Bonfils Thibea...

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Posted on: September 3, 2019

Free Sprinkler Efficiency Check-Ups for Aspen Residents and Business Owners

PSAFree Sprinkler Efficiency Check-Ups for Aspen Residents and Business OwnersAspen, Colorado – September 3, 2019 – The City of Aspen is offering free sprinkler efficiency checkups for residential and commercial properties in Aspen fro...

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Posted on: August 12, 2019

Framing the Future: Engagement on Affordable Housing in Aspen Begins August 14

PRESS RELEASEFraming the Future: Engagement on Affordable Housing in Aspen Begins August 14Contact: Chris Everson, Affordable Housing Project Manager, City of Aspen, 970-429-1834 or chris.everson@cityofaspen.com; or Michelle Bonfils Thibeault, Project Man...

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Posted on: August 5, 2019

City Council Hosting Community Picnic and Children’s Fair August 14 at the Red Brick

PSACity Council Hosting Community Picnic and Children’s Fair August 14 at the Red BrickAspen, Colorado – August 5, 2019 – Aspen City Council’s annual free picnic for the community will take place on Wednesday, Augus...

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Posted on: August 1, 2019

Finalists Announced for Open City Manager Position Interviews take place August 8 and are open to th

PRESS RELEASEFinalists Announced for Open City Manager PositionInterviews take place August 8 and are open to the communityContact: Alissa Farrell, HR Director/Interim Assistant City Manager, 970-920-5743 or alissa.farrell@cityofaspen.comAspen, CO &nd...

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Posted on: July 31, 2019

Free Sprinkler Efficiency Check-Ups for Aspen Residents and Business Owners

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Free Sprinkler Efficiency Check-Ups for Aspen Residents and Business Owners

Aspen, Colorado – July 31, 2019 – The City of Aspen is offering free sprinkler efficiency checkups for residential and commercial properties in Aspen from Au...

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Posted on: July 29, 2019

Water Department Receives $186K+ Grant to Augment River Flows and Enhance Municipal Supply

Press ReleaseWater Department Receives $186K+ Grant to Augment River Flows and Enhance Municipal SupplyContact: Margaret Medellin, City of Aspen, Utilities Portfolio Manager, 970-429-1992 or Margaret.Medellin@cityofaspen.comAspen, Colorado – Jul...

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Posted on: July 15, 2019

Childcare Financial Aid Deadline is August 1

 PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTChildcare Financial Aid Deadline is August 1Contact: Kids First, 970-920-5769Aspen, Colorado – July 15, 2019 – Kids First and the City of Aspen provide a financial aid program to help defray the exp...

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Posted on: June 28, 2019

City Community Development Director Accepts New Position at Design Workshop

Press ReleaseCity Community Development Director Accepts New Position at Design WorkshopContact: Jessica Garrow. Community Development Director, 970-429-2780, Jessica.garrow@cityofaspen.com or Sara Ott, Interim City Manager, 970-920-5083, sara.ott@cityofa...

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Posted on: June 11, 2019

City Opens New Online Portal for Resident Requests, Complaints, and Feedback

Press ReleaseCity Opens New Online Portal for Resident Requests, Complaints, and FeedbackThe City of Aspen is pleased to announce a new online portal, called QAspen, for residents and visitors to log service requests, complaints, or to offer feedback to C...

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Posted on: June 7, 2019

HPC Awards Historic Preservation Leaders

PRESS RELEASEHPC Awards Historic Preservation LeadersAwards to be Presented at City Council - Monday, June 10th at 5 p.m.Contact: Amy Simon, City Historic Preservation Officer, 970-429-2758 or amy.simon@cityofaspen.comAspen, CO – June 7, 2019 &a...

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Posted on: June 4, 2019

City Manager Applications Now Being Accepted

Press ReleaseCity Manager Applications Now Being AcceptedContact: Alissa Farrell, Interim Assistant City Manager/HR Director, 970-920-5743, or Alissa.farrell@cityofaspen.comAspen, Colorado – June 4, 2019 – The City of Aspen is now acti...

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

Rio Grande Parking Garage Closure June 7-9

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTRio Grande Parking Garage Closure June 7-9Rio Grande Parking Garage closed 5 p.m. Friday, June 7 to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 9Media Contact: Kathleen Wanatowicz, Public InformationP: (970) 618-5114 | E: kathleen@prstudioco.comAspen, ...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Tracy Trulove Hired as New Communications Director for City of Aspen

Press ReleaseTracy Trulove Hired as New Communications Director for City of AspenContact: Alissa Farrell, Interim Assistant City Manager/HR Director, 970-920-5743, or Alissa.farrell@cityofaspen.comAspen, Colorado – May 30, 2019 – The C...

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Posted on: May 23, 2019

Castle Creek Bridge Detour for Downvalley Motorists on Friday, May 31

CCB Detour Map - May 31

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTCastle Creek Bridge Detour for Downvalley Motorists on Friday, May 31Westbound motorists to use Power Plant detour via 6th Street 7-11 a.m.Media Contact: Bryana Starbuck, Public InformationP: (970) 691-6884 | E: bryana@prstudioc...

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Posted on: May 22, 2019

Community Workshop to Gather Input on Future Arts and Culture Needs in Aspen

PSACommunity Workshop to Gather Input on Future Arts and Culture Needs in AspenThursday, May 30 from 5-6pm at Wheeler Opera HouseAspen, Colorado – May 22, 2019 – The City of Aspen and Wheeler Opera House are conducting a feasibility st...

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Posted on: May 16, 2019

Children’s Parade in Aspen May 21 at 10am

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Children’s Parade in Aspen May 21 at 10am

 

 

Aspen, Colorado – May 14, 2019 – The Aspen community is invited to attend the Kids First annual Aspen Children’s Parade in celebrati...

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Posted on: May 14, 2019

2020 Grant Applications Now Open for Arts and Non-Profits

PSA2020 Grant Applications Now Open for Arts and Non-ProfitsContact: Gena Buhler, Executive Director, Wheeler Opera House, 970-920-5790, gena.buhler@cityofaspen.comAspen, Colorado – May 14, 2019 – The City of Aspen is pleased to announ...

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Posted on: May 13, 2019

Celebrate Arbor Day Saturday, May 18 in Paepcke Park

PSACelebrate Arbor Day Saturday, May 18 in Paepcke ParkAspen, Colorado – May 13, 2019 – 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 ...

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Posted on: May 8, 2019

Community Meeting to Discuss Results of Regional Roaring Fork Housing Study

Community Meeting to Discuss Results of Regional Roaring Fork Housing StudyContact: Mike Kosdrosky, APCHA, Executive Director, 970-920-5068, mike.kosdrosky@cityofaspen.comAspen, Colorado – May 8, 2019 – The Aspen community is invited t...

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Posted on: May 6, 2019

Community Celebration in Honor of Passage Bill to Fund Full-Day Kindergarten

PSACommunity Celebration in Honor of Passage Bill to Fund Full-Day KindergartenContact: Shirley Ritter, Kids First Director, 970-920-5370 or Shirley.ritter@cityofaspen.comAspen, Colorado – May 8, 2019 – City of Aspen Kids First departm...

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Posted on: May 6, 2019

Electronic Waste Collection Events in Aspen

PSAElectronic Waste Collection Events in AspenContact: Liz Chapman, Sr. Waste Reduction and Environmental Health Specialist, 970-429-1831 or liz.chapman@cityofaspen.comAspen, Colorado – May 6, 2019 – The City of Aspen is hosting two ev...

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Posted on: May 3, 2019

City Earns Strongest Moody Rating Possible for Municipal Bonds

PSACity Earns Strongest Moody Rating Possible for Municipal BondsContact: Pete Strecker, Finance Director, 970-920-5007, pete.strecker@cityofaspen.comAspen, Colorado – May 3, 2019 – The City of Aspen has earned the strongest credit rat...

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Posted on: May 3, 2019

Aspen Community Invited to Participate in Engagement Session on City Manager Recruitment

PRESS RELEASEAspen Community Invited to Participate in Engagement Session on City Manager RecruitmentContact: Alissa Farrell, HR Director/Interim Assistant City Manager, 970-920-5743 or alissa.farrell@cityofaspen.comAspen, CO – May 3, 2019 &...

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Posted on: April 25, 2019

City Offices Rio Grande Pl. Road Closure Update

Media Contact: Kathleen Wanatowicz, Public Information

P: (970) 618-5114 | E: kathleen@prstudioco.com

Aspen, CO – April 25, 2019 – Right-of-way utility work from Mill St. to the west of the parking garage entrance is expected to be completed on schedule. Du...

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Posted on: April 17, 2019

City of Aspen Hires Peckham & McKenney to Conduct National Search for New City Manager

City of Aspen Hires Peckham & McKenney to Conduct National Search for New City ManagerContact: Alissa Farrell, HR Director/Interim Assistant City Manager, 970-920-5743 or alissa.farrell@cityofaspen.comAspen, CO – April 17, 2019 – T...

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

Kids First Places Blue Pinwheels Around Aspen for Child Abuse Prevention Month

 PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTKIDS FIRST PLACES BLUE PINWHEELS AROUND ASPEN FOR CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION MONTHAspen, Colorado – April 4, 2019 – The City of Aspen’s Kids First Department is working with the state of Color...

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