News Flash

Posted on: May 17, 2021

Library Book Donations

The Canon City Public Library is asking for book (new or used) donations for their ongoing book sale.

The library's book sale has been such a success that they need more books. All proceeds go toward funding library programs. We do ask that you DO NOT donate old college textbooks or encyclopedias. Books may be dropped off at the library located a...

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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: May 17, 2021

Historic Walking Tour: Female Veterans of Lakeside Cemetery

The Royal Gorge Regional Museum & History Center will be presenting a historic walking tour of some this area’s female veterans buried in Lakeside Cemetery.

The tour will take place Saturday, May 29th at 10:00 AM. Interested parties can register for the walking tour online on the museum’s website at museum.canoncity.org or call (719) 269-9036 to register as space is limited. The program is free and ...

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Posted on: May 14, 2021

Library Summer Learning Program

The Canon City Public Library will be hosting its Summer Learning Program “Tails and Tales” starting May 24th.

Sign up to read and learn all summer long at the library - all ages are welcome! There will be weekly programs, PAL (pups at your library), card making, face painting, and more. Prize drawings will occur every week. There will also be a silent auction wit...

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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: May 14, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics

Fremont County is now offering three (3) vaccination opportunities for anyone twelve (12) years and over. The Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson vaccines will be available.

Opportunities are:

  • Sunday, May 16th at Florence Fire Department (flyer)
  • Tuesday, May 18th at Department of Human Services in Cañon City (flyer)
  •  Wednesday, May 19th at Cañon City High School (flyer)

No ID or insurance is require...

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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: May 11, 2021

Notice of Construction

construction notice

Greydene Avenue closure between Fremont Drive and Florence Street for Credit Union of Colorado sewer service repair.

The street closure for a sewer service repair at the Credit Union of Colorado building, being done by Latcon and Houston Construction, will begin May 12, 2021 and continue through May 19, 2021. Construction could possibly extend into the following week de...
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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: May 7, 2021

Splash Pad Opening and Reservations

Splash Pad and Park Area

The City of Cañon City is preparing to open up the splash pad at Centennial Park again this summer.

The splash pad will open for public use during Memorial Day weekend on Saturday, May 29, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. We will be implementing a reservation system again this year and reservations can be made online at https://www.canoncity.org/splashpad. The reserv...

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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: April 29, 2021

US 50 Resurfacing Texas Creek to Coaldale

Beginning in late April, the Colorado Department of Transportation will begin work to improve approximately 10 miles of US 50 in Fremont County, beginning at Coaldale and ending near Texas Creek.

Project Information City Notices & Updates
Posted on: April 27, 2021

719 Area Code

New local dialing procedure for customers in 719 and 970 area codes begins April 24, 2021.

Beginning April 24, 2021, Colorado customers with numbers in the 719 and 970 area codes should start dialing 10-digits (area code + telephone number) for all local calls. This is known as a permissive dialing period because if you forget and dial just sev...
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Colorado DORA press release City Notices & Updates
Posted on: April 27, 2021

Notice of Construction

construction notice

2A 2021 North Orchard Avenue Street Reconstruction and Water Main Replacement.

  • North Orchard Avenue from Cherry Street to Pear Street
  • North Orchard Avenue from Central Avenue to South Street 

Water main replacement and road reconstruction work will begin the first week of May and continue through August 2021. Orchard Avenue w...

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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: April 23, 2021

East Ridge Campground Closure

Royal Gorge 6 and 12 Bike Race Logo

East Ridge Campground will be closed on May 14th and 15th for the Zia Rides Royal Gorge Six & Twelve Bike Races. The campground will reopen to the public on Sunday, May 16th.

City Notices & Updates
Posted on: April 16, 2021

AMBER Alerts

Amber Alert Logo

Beginning next week, the CBI is making a change to the way it shares AMBER (and Blue) alert information with the public.

In addition to the emailed bulletin and text alerts to the media, the Wireless Emergency Alert (cell phone notifications) will now contain a URL link to a Twitter site where additional details (beyond the current 360-character limitation), including image...

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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: April 16, 2021

Fence Permits

Wooden Fence

Information on permits for fences.

We love seeing all the fence improvements and new fences being put up now that spring is here! A gentle reminder that you do need a permit to build a new fence or fence replacement per municipal code. For questions please contact the building department a...
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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: April 14, 2021

Peddler Reports and Licenses

With the weather warming up, there has been an increase again in reports of door-to-door salesmen/peddlers in the City.

All peddlers must be licensed through the City. In addition, any peddler that is licensed through the City will have a license and a badge with their photo on it. Currently, the City has two licensed peddlers: Insight Pest Solutions and Advantage Solar, L...
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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: April 12, 2021

Notice of Construction - South 9th Street

State Highway 115 Pedestrian Improvement Project

South 9th St from Short St to Vine St

Curb and gutter replacement, concrete crosspan replacement, and sidewalk installation will begin the third week of April and continue through the middle of July. The majority of the work will be along the west side of ...

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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: April 9, 2021

1st Annual CCHS Plant-A-Thon

The Cañon City High School Environmental Club is fundraising to plant over 300 willow and cottonwood trees along the Arkansas River Walk in Cañon City on May 2nd. This will help the riverbank's structural integrity and help prevent erosion.

The Cañon City High School Environmental Club is focused on many projects and initiatives to better our environment, from educating students, to beautifying and repairing our local ecosystems. This year, partnered with the Ca&ntild...

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Fundraiser Link City Notices & Updates
Posted on: April 6, 2021

Open At-Large Council Seat

Cañon City Council Seeks Resident To Fill Council Seat

An exciting opportunity exists for a resident of Cañon City who wishes to serve on the Cañon City Council. Letters of Interest are being accepted for the At-Large Seat left vacant due to the untimely passing of Jim Meisner. As the cu...

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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: April 2, 2021

Water Bill Payment by Card

Debit/credit card payments can now be accepted over the phone for water billing by calling (877) 865-9547.

City Notices & Updates
Posted on: March 31, 2021

Annual Fire Hydrant Testing and Water Main Flushing

water fire hydrant

Beginning Monday, April 12, 2021, the Cañon City Water Department will begin its annual program of exercising fire hydrants throughout the system.

The purpose of this program is to remove sediment and tuberculation from the water mains, which improves the water quality. Flushing will begin at the western end of the system and work toward the eastern end. It will take about 6 weeks to complete. You m...

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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: March 12, 2021

Colorado Grants Guide

colorado grant guide flyer

The Canon City Public Library now has access to the Colorado Grants Guide Online Database!

The Colorado Grants Guide is a valuable resource for finding funding for nonprofits, foundations, and community stakeholders. The library has a designated computer for the database in their tech center. Access is only available from the library computer. ...
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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: March 9, 2021

City News Edition

City News Edition First Page

Wondering what is going in your local government, what projects have been completed, and what new projects are in the pipeline?

The City is pleased to present the first issue of the "City News Edition." This quarterly publication will provide information to the community about current and upcoming projects, plans, and events in addition to links to community resources. O...
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City News 1st Edition City Notices & Updates
Posted on: March 1, 2021

Passing of Councilor Jim Meisner

We are very sorry to have to share with our community that City Councilor Jim Meisner passed away unexpectedly on Friday.

Jim was a dedicated public servant and volunteered a great deal of time to our community. He was not only involved in City Council but also volunteered for various organizations and events over a number of years including the Fremont Community Foundation,...
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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: February 23, 2021

EBSCO Host

The Canon City Public Library is able to off EBSCO Host to our library users free of charge.

EBSCO is the leading provider of research databases, e-journals, magazine subscriptions, e-books, and discovery service to libraries of all kinds. The opportunities within this amazing collection of databases are incredible. Types of items available inclu...

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Cañon City Public Library Website City Notices & Updates
Posted on: November 18, 2020

Change to 2021 Sales Tax Collection

Beginning January 1, 2021, all sales tax for the City of Cañon City will be collected by the State of Colorado.

When businesses file their January sales tax return for the State of Colorado and submit it in February, they will need to include City of Cañon City’s sales tax on the State of Colorado portal under the City of Cañon City ...

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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: November 16, 2020

US 50 Pedestrian Improvements

The City of Cañon City is working with the Colorado Department of Transportation to complete pedestrian and access improvements on US 50 (Royal Gorge Boulevard) between 1st Street and 15th Street.

The project will improve operations and safety for vehicles, pedestrians, and bicyclists. Construction between 1st Street and 9th Street is anticipated in the Summer of 2021. There will be an Open House on Thursday, November 19, 2020, at 6 pm via Zoom to ...

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US 50 Pedestrian Improvements Webpage City Notices & Updates
Posted on: November 12, 2020

Eastridge Campground Camping Fees

East Ridge Campground

The Eastridge Campground at the Royal Gorge Park will become a pay site January 1, 2021 at the rate of $20.00 per night.

An informational kiosk structure and self-service iron ranger pay system have been installed as well as an additional parking area for day use outside the campground boundaries. There are twenty-one newly constructed and designated campsites! Each campsit...

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City Notices & Updates

News Flash

Posted on: December 9, 2019

Relocation Guide

Relocation Spotlight Cover

Thinking of making Cañon City your home? Download our Relocation Guide to learn more about our amazing community and all we have to offer.

Download the Guide Home Page - Spotlight Items
Posted on: July 1, 2020

Comprehensive Plan Update

Picture Canon City 2040 Logo

The City of Cañon City is excited to announce the kick-off of the planning process to update the City’s comprehensive plan and land use and development codes. Picture Cañon City 2040 will serve as the City’s offic...

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Picture Cañon City 2040 Home Page - Spotlight Items
Posted on: November 8, 2019

See Click Fix

Rotary Pavilion gazebo

SeeClickFix is a web tool that allows citizens to report non-emergency neighborhood issues which are communicated to local government. Please be advised that this application is not to be used for emergencies. For urgent matters that require immediate att...

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