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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 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: 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: 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.

Read here to learn more about the schedule for applying for new permits and more about the registration process...

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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: March 25, 2019

Childcare Financial Aid Deadline is May 1

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 PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTChildcare Financial Aid Deadline is May 1Contact: Kids First, 970-920-5769Aspen, Colorado – March 25, 2019 – Kids First and the City of Aspen provide a financial aid program to help defray the expen...

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Posted on: March 14, 2019

City Seeks Public Input on Future of Rio Grande Recycle Center

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City Seeks Public Input on Future of Rio Grande Recycle CenterThe City of Aspen is seeking public input on the future of the Rio Grande Recycle Center.  Since 1993, the RGRC has been in operation for drop-off recycling services for glass, cardboa...

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Posted on: January 2, 2019

Applications Available for Food Tax Refund

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Aspen residents who lived within city limits for the entire year of 2018 and who have been registered to vote since at least January 1, 2018 are eligible to apply for a $55 food tax refund, which is now available as an online application here: https://www...

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

Night Work for Aspen City Offices March 19-21

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PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTNight Work for Aspen City Offices March 19-216 p.m.-6 a.m. Delays possible at Rio Grande Parking Garage EntranceMedia Contact: Kathleen Wanatowicz, Public InformationP: (970) 618-5114 | E: kathleen@prstudioco.comAspen, CO &n...

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

Public Open House at Golf Course March 14

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Public Open House at Golf Course March 14

The public is invited to attend and open house on Thursday, March 14 from 3:30-6:30pm at the Aspen Golf Clubhouse featuring bunker project information, free golf on the simulator and to purchase golf passes. Food w...

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Posted on: March 11, 2019

Pothole Repair in Aspen Friday and Saturday

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Pothole Repair in Aspen Friday and SaturdayFriday – CDOT Crews at Roundabout; Saturday – City Crews at CCBAspen, Colorado – March 13, 2019 – The City of Aspen is working with CDOT on repairs to the pothole at the ro...

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Posted on: January 17, 2019

Aspen City Office Building Project to Begin February 4 after 6 Years of Planning

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Aspen City Office Building Project to Begin February 4 after 6 Years of PlanningOn February 4, the City of Aspen is scheduled to begin initial utilities work and minor demolition activities on the site of its new office building at 425 Rio Grande Place. &...

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Posted on: February 1, 2019

Owl Creek Chase Nordic Ski Race February 10

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Owl Creek Chase 21K Nordic Ski Race February 10, 2019

The Owl Creek Chase has been one of Colorado’s premier cross-country ski races since 1985. The challenging course from Snowmass Village to the Aspen Cross Country Center presents the ...

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Posted on: January 15, 2019

Council Appoints Sara Ott as Interim City Manager

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Aspen City Council has appointed Sara Ott as its Interim City Manager while council members work with the City's Human Resources team to select a recruitment firm to execute a national search for Aspen's next City Manager.  Sara Ott's appointment...

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Posted on: January 9, 2019

Free Christmas Tree Composting Through February 14

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Free Christmas Tree CompostingStill have your Christmas tree?  Compost it for free at the Rio Grande Recycling Center.  Bring trees with no lights or decorations to the Christmas tree corral.  Christmas tree lights can be recycl...

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Posted on: December 26, 2018

Environmental Health and Sustainability Department Has Moved to Old Powerhouse Building

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You can now find the City's Environmental Health and Sustainability Department on the 2nd Floor of the Old Powerhouse Building, 590 North Mill Street.  Stop by for all of your environmental health and sustainability needs including restaurant lic...

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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: 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: 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

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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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Posted on: March 29, 2019

Right of Way Construction Season in Aspen Begins April 1

 PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTRight of Way Construction Season in Aspen Begins April 1Media Contacts: Bryana Starbuck, Public Information, (970) 691-6884 or bryana@prstudioco.com andPete Rice, Senior Project Manager, City of Aspen, (970) 429-2769 o...

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Posted on: March 28, 2019

Tot Lot Playground Open House

 PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTTot Lot Playground Open HouseApril 4 from 3:30-6pm at Red Brick Community Meeting RoomAspen, Colorado – March 28, 2019 – The City of Aspen Parks Department is hosting a public open house on Thursday...

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Posted on: March 25, 2019

Childcare Financial Aid Deadline is May 1

 PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTChildcare Financial Aid Deadline is May 1Contact: Kids First, 970-920-5769Aspen, Colorado – March 25, 2019 – Kids First and the City of Aspen provide a financial aid program to help defray the expen...

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Posted on: March 25, 2019

City Offices Project Utility Work Begins April 1

 PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTCity Offices Project Utility Work Begins April 1Rio Grande Pl. Street and Parking Closures April-June 2019Media Contact: Kathleen Wanatowicz, Public Information; (970) 618-5114; kathleen@prstudioco.comAspen, CO &nd...

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Posted on: March 22, 2019

City of Aspen Stormwater Manager April Long Appointed to Statewide Water Quality Control Commission

City of Aspen Stormwater Manager April Long Appointed to Statewide Water Quality Control CommissionMedia Contacts: Trish Aragon, City of Aspen City Engineer,(970) 429-2785, trish.aragon@cityofaspen.com orApril Long, City of Aspen Stormwater Manager and Cl...

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

Night Work for Aspen City Offices Completed Early

Night Work for Aspen City Offices Completed EarlyMedia Contact: Kathleen Wanatowicz, Public InformationP: (970) 618-5114 | E: kathleen@prstudioco.comAspen, CO – March 20, 2019 – Critical deconstruction night work that was originally sc...

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

City Recognized for Strong Moody Rating and Excellence in Financial Reporting

PSACity Recognized for Strong Moody Rating and Excellence in Financial ReportingContact: Pete Strecker, Finance Director, 970-920-5007, pete.strecker@cityofaspen.comAspen, Colorado – March 20, 2019 – The City of Aspen is pleased to sha...

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

Night Work for Aspen City Offices March 19-21

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTNight Work for Aspen City Offices March 19-216 p.m.-6 a.m. Delays possible at Rio Grande Parking Garage EntranceMedia Contact: Kathleen Wanatowicz, Public InformationP: (970) 618-5114 | E: kathleen@prstudioco.comAspen, CO &n...

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Posted on: March 14, 2019

Public Information Meeting for New City Offices

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTPublic Information Meeting for New City OfficesAspen, Colorado – March 14, 2019 – The City of Aspen and its partners are holding a neighborhood meeting on Tuesday, March 19 at 12pm at the Pitkin County Libra...

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Posted on: March 14, 2019

City Seeks Public Input on Future of Rio Grande Recycle Center

PSACity Seeks Public Input on Future of Rio Grande Recycle CenterContact: CJ Oliver, Director of Environmental Health and Sustainability, 970-920-5008, cj.oliver@cityofaspen.comAspen, Colorado – March 18, 2019 – The City of Aspen is se...

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Posted on: March 13, 2019

Pothole Repair in Aspen Friday and Saturday

 PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTPothole Repair in Aspen Friday and SaturdayFriday – CDOT Crews at Roundabout; Saturday – City Crews at CCBAspen, Colorado – March 13, 2019 – The City of Aspen is working with CDO...

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Posted on: March 12, 2019

APCHA Affidavit Deadline for Affordable Housing Owners

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTAPCHA Affidavit Deadline for Affordable Housing OwnersAspen, Colorado – March 12, 2019 – APCHA will be conducting its biennial affidavit in March. The affidavit will be emailed out on March 13, 2019 and can b...

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Posted on: March 7, 2019

The City of Aspen Hosting Second Symposium Geared toward Strengthening Colorado’s Recreational Econo

PRESS RELEASEThe City of Aspen Hosting Second Symposium Geared toward Strengthening Colorado’s Recreational EconomyContact: Phillip Supino, Long Range Planner, City of Aspen, 970-429-2767 or Phillip.supino@cityofaspen.comAspen, Colorado &nda...

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Posted on: February 20, 2019

Renovation on Golf Course Sand Bunkers, Tees, and Hole 7 to Commence in Spring

PRESS RELEASERenovation on Golf Course Sand Bunkers, Tees, and Hole 7 to Commence in SpringContact: Steve Aitken, CGCS, Director of Golf,  Steve.Aitken@cityofaspen.comor 970-920-5719.Aspen, Colorado – February 20, 2019 – The A...

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Posted on: February 7, 2019

City of Aspen Hires Mike Metheny as Chief Building Official

PRESS RELEASECity of Aspen Hires Mike Metheny as Chief Building OfficialContact: Jessica Garrow, Community Development Director, 970-429-2780 or jessica.garrow@cityofaspen.com.Aspen, Colorado – February 7, 2019 – The City of Aspen Comm...

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Posted on: February 5, 2019

Groundbreaking for New City Offices

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTGroundbreaking for New City OfficesFriday, February 8 at 1pmAspen, Colorado – February 5, 2019 – The community is invited to a groundbreaking for the new City of Aspen offices on Friday, February 8 at 1pm at ...

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Posted on: January 30, 2019

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 30, 2019 – The Cit...

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Posted on: January 30, 2019

City of Aspen Seeking Pro/Con Statements on Lift One Corridor Ballot Question

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTCity of Aspen Seeking Pro/Con Statements on Lift One Corridor Ballot QuestionAspen, Colorado – January 30, 2018 – The City of Aspen is seeking written comments for and against the Lift One Corridor election q...

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Posted on: January 29, 2019

Community Meet and Greet for Construction Kick-Off for New City Offices Project

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTCommunity Meet and Greet for Construction Kick-Off for New City Offices ProjectFebruary 1, 2019 10am-12pm at 425 Rio Grande PlaceAspen, Colorado – January 29, 2018 – The City of Aspen and its partners in the ...

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Posted on: January 25, 2019

2018 Aspen Citizen Survey Results Online

PRESS RELEASE2018 Aspen Citizen Survey Results OnlineContact: Karen Harrington, Director of Quality, 970-429-2856 or karen.harrington@cityofaspen.comAspen, Colorado – January 25, 2019 – A random selection of Aspen voters gave the City ...

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Posted on: January 22, 2019

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 – January 22, 2018 – In 2019 ...

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Posted on: January 17, 2019

Aspen City Office Building Project to Begin February 4 after 6 Years of Planning

PRESS RELEASEAspen City Office Building Project to Begin February 4 after 6 Years of PlanningContact: Mitzi Rapkin, Community Relations Director, 970-920-5082 or Mitzi.rapkin@cityofaspen.comAspen, CO – January 17, 2019 – On February 4,...

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Posted on: January 15, 2019

Childcare Financial Aid Deadline is February 1

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTChildcare Financial Aid Deadline is February 1Contact: Kids First, 970-920-5769Aspen, Colorado – January 15, 2018 – Kids First and the City of Aspen provide a financial aid program to help defray the expense ...

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Posted on: January 7, 2019

City of Aspen Manager Resigns

PRESS RELEASECity of Aspen Manager ResignsAspen, CO – January 7, 2018 – A majority of Aspen City Council, tonight, requested the resignation of city manager Steve Barwick.“It’s been my pleasure to work with Steve fo...

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Posted on: January 2, 2019

Chief Building Official Stephen Kanipe Retiring After 30 Years of Service

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Chief Building Official Stephen Kanipe Retiring After 30 Years of Service

Contact: Stephen Kanipe, Chief Building Official, 970-429-2766 or Stephen.kanipe@cityofaspen.com; Jessica Garrow, Community Development Director, 970-429-2780 ...Read on...

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Posted on: December 20, 2018

Kids First Holding Training for Teachers and Parents on Infant and Toddler Development

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Kids First Holding Training for Teachers and Parents on Infant and Toddler Development

Contact: Megan Monaghan, Lead Trainer, 970-920-5373 or megan.monaghan@cityofaspen.com

Aspen, CO – December 20, 2018 – Kids First is leading a 48...Read on...

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Posted on: November 20, 2018

Aspen’s Long-Range Planner Tapped to Serve on Colorado Census Committee

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Aspen’s Long-Range Planner Tapped to Serve on Colorado Census Committee

 

Contact: Phillip Supino, City of Aspen Long-Range Planner, 970-429-2767 or Phillip.Supino@cityofaspen.com

Aspen, CO &n...

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

Lift One Corridor Plan Open House

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Lift One Corridor Plan Open House

Aspen, Colorado – November 19, 2018 – The community is invited to an open house to ask City of Aspen staff questions about the proposed Lift One Corridor Plan on Monday, November 26 from 11...

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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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