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Posted on: May 6, 2020

Mask Law Posters for Businesses to Download

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Do you need a poster to hang at the entry of your business to let people know about the mask law in Aspen?

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Posted on: April 17, 2020

COVID-19 State Business Survey

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As part of an important state-wide effort, The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade is asking Colorado business owners and managers to fill out a survey and tell us how you are dealing with COVID-19.

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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: August 12, 2020

Lmited Access to Independence Pass and Highway Closures Near Aspen

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CO 82 Westbound / Eastbound Independence Pass 

Limited access for passenger vehicles only.  See details and route map suggestions in this press release.

I-70 Extended Closure between MM 116 and MM 140 in both directions due to wildfire act...

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

Virtual Community Meeting August 13

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Join Pitkin County Public Health on Thursday 8/13 at 1:00 pm for the COVID Community Meeting that will provide an update on the Coronameter and the public health indicators used to design and use that tool for increased awareness in our community. Also, B...

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Posted on: July 14, 2020

Stage One Water Shortage in Effect

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Learn more:

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What is a Stage One Drought Declaration? 

The objective of water use restrictions during this stage is a ten percent (10%) reduction in treated water use; ten percent (10%) reduction in pressurized raw water u...

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Posted on: July 6, 2020

City of Aspen Citizen Academy Now Accepting Applications

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City of Aspen Citizen Academy Now Accepting ApplicationsThe City of Aspen’s annual Citizen Academy program is now accepting applications for the class of 2020.  The Citizen Academy program offers Aspen and Roaring Fork Valley residents ...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

New Curfew Law in Aspen Effective 6 a.m. Friday, July 3

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New Curfew Law in Aspen Effective 6 a.m. Friday, July 3

All retail, restaurant, and bar businesses, with the exception of any business that distributes gasoline through outdoor pumps and hotel room service, within the City of Aspen shall be closed to the p...

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Posted on: May 6, 2020

Mask Law Posters for Businesses to Download

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Posted on: June 15, 2020

Cardboard Recycling No Longer Accepted at Rio Grande Recycle Center Starting July 1

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Cardboard Recycling No Longer Accepted at Rio Grande Recycle Center Starting July 1The City of Aspen’s Rio Grande Recycle Center will no longer accept cardboard recycling starting July 1 due to budget cuts made in May.  The cuts were ne...

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Posted on: June 17, 2020

Aspen Saturday Market Begins June 20

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Aspen Saturday Market Begins June 20Social Distancing and Crowd Regulation Are EssentialThe City of Aspen’s Saturday Market opens to the public on June 20 with operating hours of 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. weekly.  Social distancing a...

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Posted on: June 15, 2020

Marolt Seasonal Housing Available for Rent Now

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Marolt Seasonal Housing Available for Rent NowSummer lease starts June 15 

Marolt Ranch seasonal housing is available for rent with move-in dates as early as June 15.  Interested renters must quality through the Aspen Pitkin County Housin...

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Posted on: June 3, 2020

Letter to Community from Aspen Officials

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June 3, 2020

To the Aspen community, fellow Americans, and Aspen visitors,

Like many of you, we watched the needless death of George Floyd on video in disbelief. We recognize that systemic racism in our country h...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Restaurant and Retail Stimulus Program

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Restaurant and Retail Stimulus ProgramEligible residents will receive $25 gift card by mailIn an effort to reinvigorate the Aspen economy, the City of Aspen is mailing $25 gift cards to all households who applied and qualified for a 2019 Food Tax Refund a...

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Aspen Gratitude Project Video

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To all our essential workers: We want you to know how much we appreciate you! We are so grateful that you have kept our community going without fail during the height of COVID-19 in Aspen and we know you will keep us going for all the days ahead. We are s...

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

City Seeks Input on Extending Commercial Activities into the Streets

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Community can take survey and leave their comments on Aspen Community Voice

 

In an effort to invigorate economic recovery downtown, the City of Aspen is seeking the public’s input on expanding restaurant and storefront activity into the ...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

Join Us in the Aspen Gratitude Project

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City of Aspen Requests Photo Thank You Messages to Essential WorkersThe Aspen Gratitude Campaign facilitates community’s expression of appreciationThe City of Aspen is facilitating a local digital thank you campaign to all our essential workers ...

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Posted on: April 27, 2020

Mask Donation Program

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Can’t Stay in?  Stay Safe when you go out and cover your face! The Pitkin County Board of Health is recommending that residents wear face coverings while outside their homes in addition to social distancing.   ...

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Posted on: April 27, 2020

Participate in Council Worksession and Meeting

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Please note the instructions are different for the worksession on Monday and the regular meeting on Tuesday.

Notice Regarding Public Participation at City Council Work Session Worksession

Monday, April 27 at 4 p.m. 

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Posted on: April 21, 2020

Seeking Public Comment on Expediting Construction Projects to Support Economic Recovery

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City of Aspen Seeking Public Comment on Expediting Construction Projects to Support Economic Recovery

 – Aspen City Council is asking the community to provide public comment and to fill out a survey regarding their opinions on the potent...

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Posted on: April 21, 2020

Apply Now to Resume Your Construction Project

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Application and details are at www.cityofaspen.com/covidconstruction.  You can also reach out to CMPhelp@cityofaspen.com with questions. 

Construction can begin April 27 if you have completed your application and gotten City approval.

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Posted on: April 17, 2020

A Video Message to the Community from Torre

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A message to the community from Mayor Torre. Look for more words from Council on all our social media channels & website.  Thanks for social distancing & flattening the curve in City of Aspen.

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Posted on: April 16, 2020

A Video Message to the Community from Ann Mullins

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A message to the community from Council Member Ann Mullins. Look for more words from Council all week at 9 a.m. on all our social media channels & website.  Thanks for social distancing & flattening the curve in City of Aspen. &a...

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Posted on: April 15, 2020

A Video Message to the Community from Skippy Mesirow

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A message to the community from Council Member Skippy Mesirow. Look for more words from Council all week at 9 a.m. on all our social media channels & on this website.  Thanks for social distancing & flattening the curve in City o...

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Posted on: April 14, 2020

A Video Message to the Community from Rachael Richards

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A message to the community from Council Member Rachael Richards. Look for more words from Council all week at 9 a.m. on all our social media channels & website.  Thanks for social distancing & flattening the curve in City of Aspe...
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Posted on: April 13, 2020

A Video Message to the Community from Ward Hauenstein

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A message to the community from Council Member Ward Hauenstein. Look for more words from Council all week at 9 a.m. on all our social media channels & website.  Thanks for social distancing & flattening the curve in City of Aspen...
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Posted on: April 14, 2020

Watch Virtual Community Meeting From April 16

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You can watch all archived Pitkin County Public Health and Community meetings here: https://pitkincounty.com/374/County-Webcasts


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Posted on: April 13, 2020

How to Participate in City Council Meeting

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You can Participate virtually only; no in person attendance allowed.

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Submit a request to comment to Clerk’s Office 970-920-5001 or send an email to citizencalls@cityofaspen.com at least 15 minutes prior to the meeting start

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Posted on: April 8, 2020

Learn More About COVID-19 Test Information in Pitkin County

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

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.

https://cityofaspen.com/DocumentCenter/View/5613/hand-washing-flyer

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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.

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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.

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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 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: 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: August 13, 2020

Aspen Saturday Market Artisans go Online to Sell Goods

PSAAspen Saturday Market Artisans go Online to Sell GoodsContact: Sandra Doebler, Special Events Coordinator, 970-429-2093 or Sandra.doebler@cityofaspen.comAspen, CO – August 13, 2020 – The City of Aspen is supporting various methods f...

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Posted on: August 12, 2020

APCHA Executive Director Resigns

 PRESS RELEASEAPCHA Executive Director ResignsCity of Aspen and Pitkin County will begin recruitment for new directorContact: Sara Ott, Aspen City Manager, 970-920-5083, sara.ott@cityofaspen.comAspen, CO – August 12, 2020 – Th...

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Posted on: August 10, 2020

Paepcke Transit Hub Conceptual Designs Completed and Open for Public Comment

 PRESS RELEASEPaepcke Transit Hub Conceptual Designs Completed and Open for Public CommentWatch the video and share your thoughts at aspencommunityvoice.comMedia Contact: Mitzi Rapkin, Communications ManagerP: (970) 920-5082 | E: mitzi.rapkin@cit...

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Posted on: August 4, 2020

WE-cycle Expands Bikeshare with New e-bike Pilot Program

PRESS RELEASEWE-cycle Expands Bikeshare with New e-bike Pilot ProgramCommunity Feedback is EncouragedContact: John Krueger, Director of Transportation, 9970-920-5042 or john.krueger@cityofaspen.comAspen, CO – August 4, 2020 – WE-cycle,...

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Posted on: July 16, 2020

Aspen City Council Enacts Stage 1 Water Shortage

 PRESS RELEASEAspen City Council Enacts Stage 1 Water ShortageContact: Steve Hunter, Utilities Portfolio Manager, 970.309.5657 or steve.hunter@cityofaspen.com  Aspen, Colorado – July 16, 2020 –  Aspen City Co...

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Posted on: July 6, 2020

City of Aspen Citizen Academy Now Accepting Applications

PSACity of Aspen Citizen Academy Now Accepting ApplicationsContact: Nathaniel Ross, Management Analyst, 970-970-5298 or nathaniel.ross@cityofaspen.comAspen, CO – July 6, 2020 – The City of Aspen’s annual Citizen Academy progr...

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Posted on: June 30, 2020

Kids First Childcare Offering Emergency and Regular Financial Aid to Support Families

PSAKids First Childcare Offering Emergency and Regular Financial Aid to Support FamiliesAspen, CO – June 30, 2020 – The City of Aspen Kids First program currently has two types of financial aid for childcare available. One is emergency...

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Posted on: June 17, 2020

Aspen Saturday Market Begins June 20

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PSAAspen Saturday Market Begins June 20Social Distancing and Crowd Regulation Are EssentialAspen, CO - June 17, 2020 – The City of Aspen’s Saturday Market opens to the public on June 20 with operating hours of 8:30 a.m. – 1 p...

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Posted on: June 15, 2020

Cardboard Recycling No Longer Accepted at Rio Grande Recycle Center Starting July 1

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Cardboard Recycling No Longer Accepted at Rio Grande Recycle Center Starting July 1

Contact: Liz Chapman, Senior Waste Reduction and Environmental Health Specialist, 970-319-6890 or liz.chapman@cityofaspen.com

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

Marolt Seasonal Housing Available for Rent Now

PSAMarolt Seasonal Housing Available for Rent NowSummer lease starts June 15Aspen, Colorado – June 11, 2020– Marolt Ranch seasonal housing is available for rent with move-in dates as early as June 15.  Interested renters must ...

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Posted on: June 10, 2020

Electronic Waste Events in Aspen

PSAResidential Electronic Waste Event in Aspen June 20Businesses can call for appointment for pick-upContact: Liz Chapman, Sr. Waste Reduction and Environmental Health Specialist, 970-319-6890 or liz.chapman@cityofaspen.comAspen, Colorado – June...

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Posted on: June 9, 2020

City of Aspen Parks Department Offers Clean-Up Help for Downed Trees

PSACity of Aspen Parks Department Offers Clean-Up Help for Downed TreesAspen, CO - June 9, 2020 – A June storm characterized by heavy snow and precipitation caused many downed trees and limbs throughout Aspen.  The City of Aspen Parks a...

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Posted on: June 8, 2020

Exterior Work on Wheeler Opera House Begins in July

EXTERIOR WORK ON WHEELER OPERA HOUSE BEGINS IN JULYThe project is being expedited to lessen overall Wheeler closure timeContact: Mitzi Rapkin, Communications Manager, City of Aspen, 970-319-2791 or Mitzi.rapkin@cityofaspen.comAspen, CO (June 1, 2020): A n...

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

City of Aspen Supports Peaceful Protestors This Weekend

 Press ReleaseCity of Aspen Supports Peaceful Protestors This WeekendContact: Mike Tracey, Sergeant, Aspen Police Department, 970-920-5400 or mike.tracey@cityofaspen.comASPEN, CO. – June 4, 2020 –Two protests have been arrange...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Restaurant and Retail Stimulus Program

 

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Restaurant and Retail Stimulus Program

Eligible residents will receive $25 gift card by mail

 

Contact: Mitch Osur, Director of Parking and Downtown Services, 970-429-1766 or mitch.osur@cityofaspen.com

 

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

City of Aspen to Resume Paid Parking June 1

Press ReleaseCity of Aspen to Resume Paid Parking June 1Transition to paid parking includes discounted rates and some free parking zonesContact: Mitch Osur, Director of Parking and Downtown Services, 970-429-1766 or mitch.osur@cityofaspen.comASPEN, CO. &a...

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

City Seeks Input on Extending Commercial Activities into the Streets

PRESS RELEASECity Seeks Input on Extending Commercial Activities into the StreetsCommunity can take survey and leave their comments on Aspen Community VoiceMedia Contact: Pete Rice, Division Manager, Engineering, 970-429-2769 or pete.rice@cityofaspen.com ...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

City of Aspen Requests Photo Thank You Messages to Essential Workers

Press ReleaseCity of Aspen Requests Photo Thank You Messages to Essential Workers The Aspen Gratitude Campaign facilitates community’s expression of appreciationContact: Mitzi Rapkin, Communications Manager, 970-319-2791 or Mitzi.rapkin@cityofas...

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Posted on: April 30, 2020

Annual Spring Clean-Up Cancelled Due to COVID-19

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Annual Spring Clean-Up Cancelled Due to COVID-19

Aspen, CO – April 30, 2020 – The City of Aspen will not be holding its annual spring clean-up this year due to COVID-19.  Traditionally our Street Department schedul...

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Posted on: April 28, 2020

City of Aspen Hires Assistant City Manager

Press ReleaseCity of Aspen Hires Assistant City ManagerNew Position Will Aid in Transition with Retirement of Parks and Recreation ManagerContact: Sara Ott, Aspen City Manager, 970-230-2692 or sara.ott@cityofaspen.comASPEN, CO. – April 28, 2020 ...

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Posted on: April 24, 2020

City of Aspen Now Accepting Applications for Rent Grant Program

 

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City of Aspen Now Accepting Applications for Rent Grant Program

 

Contact: Mitch Osur, Director of Parking and Downtown Services, 970-429-1766 or mitch.osur@cityofaspen.com

 

 

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

City of Aspen Now Processing Applications to Reopen Construction Sites

Press ReleaseCity of Aspen Now Processing Applications to Reopen Construction SitesApproved Applicants May Begin Work April 27Contact: Mike Horvath, Project Manager III, mike.horvath@cityofaspen.comASPEN, CO. – April 23, 2020 – The Cit...

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Posted on: April 16, 2020

CO 82 Traffic Signal Replacement Project to begin next week

PRESS RELEASECO 82 Traffic Signal Replacement Project to begin next weekCity manages the project to expedite replacement Contact: Tracy Trulove, City of Aspen Communications Director; 970-379-7917;tracy.trulove@cityofaspen.comASPEN, Colo. &nd...

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Posted on: April 16, 2020

Food Tax Refund Deadline Extended Until April 22

PRESS RELEASEDeadline for Food Tax Refund ExtendedApply online now through 5pm on Wednesday, April 22Aspen, CO – April 16, 2020 – The City of Aspen is doing a one-time extension to the food tax refund to allow residents an extra week t...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

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

Press Release

 

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

ASPEN, CO. –...

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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

Public Service Announcement

 

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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Press Releases
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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Press Releases
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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Press Releases
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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Press Releases
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

PSA 

 

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

ASPEN,...

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Press Releases
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

PSA 

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 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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