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Posted on: July 23, 2021

Schedule of meetings for the week of July 26, 2021

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The schedule of meetings for the city of Durango for the week of July 26, 2021, is listed below. Find meeting agendas and minutes at DurangoGov.org/meetings. Sign up to receive meeting schedules automatically at DurangoGov.org/NotifyMe (click on News Flas...

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Posted on: July 23, 2021

Construction on Animas River Trail 32nd Street underpass and pedestrian bridge starts Aug. 3

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Site construction for the Animas River Trail connection between Memorial Park and Animas City Park will begin Tuesday, Aug. 3. Initial work will include tree removals at the south end of Animas City Park, north end of Memorial Park and 275 E. 32nd St. Tre...

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Posted on: July 22, 2021

Durango–La Plata County Airport sees record passenger numbers in June

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June 2021 was the busiest month on record at Durango-La Plata County Airport. More than 41,840 passengers traveled through the facility, surpassing the previous record month – July 2019 – by 4%.

The airport saw impressive recov...

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Posted on: July 21, 2021

What’s your vision for getting around Durango? Next neighborhood meeting is Aug. 2

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Is it difficult to get around Durango without a car? Could your neighborhood be more walkable or accessible? How can Durango’s transportation network be more equitable? The city is updating the Multimodal Transportation Plan and wants your feedb...

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Posted on: July 20, 2021

Meeting July 28 will provide overview of draft Water Master Plan

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The city of Durango will host an in-person open house on the draft version of the city Water Master Plan. The meeting will be Wednesday, July 28 at 5:30 p.m. The meeting will take place in the conference room at the Santa Rita Water Reclamation Facility, ...

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Posted on: July 20, 2021

Demolition permits and asbestos inspections required for remodels/additions

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The city of Durango now requires individuals obtaining a building permit for remodel/addition projects also have (if applicable) a State of Colorado demolition permit and/or asbestos testing. The testing must be conducted by a licensed tester approved by ...

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Posted on: July 15, 2021

City begins design work for traffic calming improvements to 32nd Street

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The city of Durango will conduct design work for traffic calming improvements to 32nd Street from East  2nd Avenue to Holly Avenue. The project will involve designing traffic calming elements and improvements to sidewalks, curb ...

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Posted on: June 30, 2021

Survey gathers residents’ feedback on city trash and recycling services

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A new survey provides residents the opportunity to give feedback on city of Durango trash and recycling services and rates. Responses will help the city develop programs to better meet the community’s needs and ensure long-term financial sustain...

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Posted on: June 23, 2021

Durango Transit FLC route temporarily impacted by road construction

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Effective Wednesday, June 23, Transit stops along the Fort Lewis College route will be served every hour. This is a result of delays caused by a repaving project on Florida Road. No other routes will be affected. Construction is expected to be complete by...

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Posted on: June 16, 2021

Repaving of Florida Road starts June 23

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Street repaving on a 1.6-mile section of Florida Road starts Wednesday, June 23. Construction will be from the Riverview roundabout to Ptarmigan Ridge Road. Crews will start by removing old asphalt then proceed with repaving on June 28. Work is expected t...

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Posted on: May 27, 2021

ADA upgrades to sidewalk ramps start June 1

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The city of Durango, along with TRC Construction Inc., will begin upgrading sidewalk ramps Tuesday, June 1 in the neighborhoods below. The upgrades will bring sidewalks into compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act standards. Minimal impacts to tra...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Brush up on safety knowledge with free community classes

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Durango Fire Protection District and Durango Parks and Recreation are partnering to offer free classes for community members interested in learning about safe practices for outdoor adventures or at home.

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Posted on: March 4, 2021

Atmos Energy Pipe Replacement Project Begins in Durango

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Beginning Thursday, March 4, 2021 in Durango, Atmos Energy will commence a series of pipe replacement projects to further increase the safety and reliability of its natural gas system while reducing greenhouse gas emissions throughout Colorado.“...

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Posted on: June 21, 2021

Community Rooms Reopening June 28th!

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Community Meeting Rooms guidelines, FAQ, capacity and pricing can be found on our Community Room Rentals page.

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

Sidewalk Book Sales

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Find your next great read.

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Posted on: May 28, 2021

Summer Reading Program

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The Summer Reading Program for birth through Elementary School encourages kids to read or have someone read to them all summer long.  Reading together builds pre-reading skills in young children, and studies show that older children who read duri...

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Posted on: June 24, 2021

Word Honey

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Join us at 81301 Coffee during the Animas City Night Bazaar for Word Honey, a free writing and performing workshop. Bring an original piece to perform or create something new! Sharing is encouraged but not required. The event starts at 6pm. 

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Posted on: June 8, 2021

Lela's Place Bookstore Hours

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The FRIENDS sponsor year-round programs for adults, children and teens. We provide funding for the annual Literary Festival and its guest authors. We help the Durango small-business community through workshops. We have purchased toddler-friendly computers...

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Posted on: June 8, 2021

New hours for Common Grounds Cafe

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Common Grounds Café is open Monday-Friday, 10am to 2pm. We have pastries and sandwiches from Bread Bakery and coffee from local roasters, Desert Sun. Our drink menu includes common café beverages as well as adventurous drink inventio...

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Posted on: June 8, 2021

Adult Summer Reading Program

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Record the books you read. Each book will become an entry in our weekly prize drawing for a gift basket filled with local treasures! Adult Take & Make kits available every other Tuesday.

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

Get a text when your items are ready for pick-up!

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If you would like to be notified by text rather than email when items you have on hold are ready for pickup you can sign up for SMS text messaging using the steps below:

a.  visit the library online catalog website   (https://dur...

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Posted on: August 11, 2020

Library App

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Don't forget to download and install the library's Mobile App which can be found by conducting a search for "Durango Public Library" in Google Play and iOS App Stores.  

With the App you will be able to:

  • Browse the online catalog
  • Place ite...
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Posted on: July 29, 2020

Try A Hold Shelf Surprise

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Looking for a good book (movie, audiobook, music CD, etc) but not quite sure what you want? Fill out this form and we’ll place around 10 items we think you’ll like on the hold shelf for you. Once you are notified they are ready, you can stop by the librar...

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