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Posted on: February 6, 2018

Food Tax Refund Now Online

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Food Tax Refund Now OnlineAspen, Colorado – February 6, 2018 – Aspen residents who lived within the city limits for the entire year of 2017 and are registered voters are eligible for a Food Sales Tax Refund, including their dependents....

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Posted on: January 11, 2018

Winter is the Best Time to Test for Radon

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Radon is a colorless, odorless radioactive gas that enters the home from the natural decay of uranium in the ground. Exposure to radon over a long period of time can lead to lung cancer and over 21,000 lung cancer deaths in the U.S. each year are attribut...

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Posted on: January 2, 2018

Apply to Serve on a City Board or Commission

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To apply for one of the following openings please contact The City Clerk’s office at 970.429.2687 and visit the webpage to learn more about the boards.Board of Adjustment: 2 Alternate MembersHistoric Preservation Commission: 1 Alternate MemberCo...

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Posted on: December 28, 2017

Free Christmas Tree Composting

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Bring trees with no lights or decorations to the Rio Grande Recycling Center Christmas tree corral. You can also recycle your old holiday lights in our special recycling container at the Rio Grande Recycling Center. Please remember we do not accept wreath...

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Posted on: December 19, 2017

South Aspen Street Condominiums Available For Sale

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South Aspen Street Condominiums Available For Sale

Bids due: January 3, 2018

Lottery: January 8, 2018 

14 Units are now available for sale as part of the new South Aspen Street Condominiums development. Units available for sale are a mix of Category...

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Posted on: December 4, 2017

Changes in Tobacco Law and Taxes Coming to Aspen

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Changes in Tobacco Law and Taxes Coming to Aspen

In November 2017, Aspen voters elected to put an additional $3 sales tax per 20-pack of cigarettes in City limits and change the purchase age of tobacco from 18 to 21 years old starting January 1, 2018. The ...

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Posted on: December 4, 2017

2017 Aspen Citizen Survey Results Online

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2017 Aspen Citizen Survey Results Online

 

A random selection of Aspen voters gave the City of Aspen high marks in the 2017 City of Aspen Citizen Survey, continuing a multi-year trend of generally positive feedback.  Aspen voters...

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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: November 22, 2016

Winter Transit Schedule Now in Effect

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The City of Aspen has just transitioned to its winter bus schedule.  The appropriate information is listed below.The Galena Street Shuttle will operate on a new route, picking up outside the Rio Grande Parking Garage.•    Highla...

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Posted on: January 18, 2018

City of Aspen Awards More Than $1.38 Million Dollars in Grants to Valley Non-Profits

City of Aspen Awards More Than $1.38 Million Dollars in Grants to Valley Non-ProfitsContact: Sara Ott, Assistant City Manager, 970-920-5083 or sara.ott@cityofaspen.comAspen, Colorado – January 18, 2018 – In 2018 the City of Aspen is aw...

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Posted on: January 17, 2018

City of Aspen Offering Free Radon Test Kits

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTCity of Aspen Offering Free Radon Test KitsContact:  Jannette Whitcomb, Senior Environmental Health Specialist, 970-920-5069 or Jannette.whitcomb@cityofaspen.comAspen, CO – January 17, 2018 – The Cit...

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Posted on: January 17, 2018

Childcare Financial Aid Deadline is February 1

Contact: Kids First, 970-920-5769Aspen, Colorado – January 18, 2018 – 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 Febru...

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Posted on: December 13, 2017

APCHA Board Commits $25K to Regional Housing Needs Assessment

         PRESS RELEASEAPCHA Board Commits $25K to Regional Housing Needs AssessmentContact: Mike Kosdrosky, APCHA Director, mike.kosdrosky@cityofaspen.com or 920-5068Aspen, Colorado – December 13, 201...

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Posted on: December 7, 2017

Upgraded Golf Simulator at Aspen Golf Course this Winter

PSAUpgraded Golf Simulator at Aspen Golf Course this WinterContact: Steve Aitken, Director of Golf, 970-920-5719, Steve.Aitken@CityofAspen.comAspen, Colorado – December 7, 2017 – The City of Aspen Golf Club is pleased to announce new upgrades to its Full ...

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Posted on: December 4, 2017

2017 Aspen Citizen Survey Results Online

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2017 Aspen Citizen Survey Results Online

 

 

Contact: Barry Crook, assistant city manager, 970-920-5296 or barry.crook@cityofaspen.com

 

Aspen, Colorado – December 4, 2017 – A random selection of Aspen voters g...

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Posted on: November 26, 2017

Winter Transit and Parking Information

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Winter Transit and Parking Information

 

Contact: John Krueger, Transportation Director, 970-920-5042, john.krueger@cityofaspen.com.

Aspen, Colorado – November 20, 2017– The City of Aspen will transition to its winter transit ...

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