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Posted on: November 30, 2021

City Council Reception

Please join us for a reception at City Hall at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 4, 2022.

We will be honoring the outgoing City Council members Dolly Gonzales and Frank Jaquez and welcoming incoming City Council members Andrea Stein and Emily Tracy. Refreshments will be served and photos taken. For questions, please contact the City Clerk, Cin...

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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Saturdays with Santa

Saturdays with Santa Flyer

Come to the Cañon City Public Library for storytime and pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus

Santa & Mrs. Claus will be at the library from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 4th, 11th, and 18th. Bring your camera and take a photo!

City Notices & Updates
Posted on: November 2, 2021

2021 Leaf Pickup Program

The City's program pickup of bagged leaves will begin on November 15, 2021 and conclude on December 6, 2021.

City crews will be picking up leaves only one time. A detailed schedule of pickup days and locations is listed below. For questions, contact the Street Superintendent at (719) 269-9027.

Again this year, residents who wish to have their leaves picked up mus...

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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: October 26, 2021

New Contractor Portal and Citizen Link

The Building Department has added an online services Contractor Portal and Citizen Link to our website.

Contractors will now be able to create an account to renew their contractor license online instead of using the usual mail-out form. Contractors may still bring in a renewal form and pay with a check or cash at the front cashier’s desk if prefer...

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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: October 22, 2021

Introducing Our New Water Superintendent

Travis Payne

The City of Cañon City is excited to announce that Travis Payne was promoted as the City’s new Water Superintendent on Friday, October 15, 2021.

Travis was hired into this position after having 17 years of service and experience in the water industry and with the City of Cañon City’s Water Department. Travis has been an employee with the City since January of 2004 when he was ...
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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: September 10, 2021

Community Agency Funding

The City of Cañon City is now accepting applications for Community Agency Funding for 2022.

The City of Cañon City is now accepting applications for Community Agency Funding for 2022. The purpose of this program is to support charitable groups and organizations to directly benefit the health and well-being of Cañon City res...

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Community Agency Funding Webpage City Notices & Updates
Posted on: September 9, 2021

Email Scam and Virus Alert

If you receive an email from the city that you were not expecting, be sure to hover over the sender's email address to be sure it isn't spoofed.

Emails from the city have @canoncity.org in the email address. There is currently an email circulating that appears to come from the City of Canon City and is attempting to share pdf documents. This email did not come from the City and is an attempt to de...
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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: August 27, 2021

Bob Hartzman Retirement

Bob Hartzman

After 33 years of service, Water Superintendent Bob Hartzman will be retiring from his position with the City on Friday, October 15, 2021.

Bob has been an employee with the City since March of 1988 when he was hired as a Utility Worker for the Water Department. In January of 1990 Bob became a Water Treatment Plant Operator. Bob then promoted to Water Distribution Supervisor in June of 1996. ...

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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: August 26, 2021

Shop with a Cop

Planning is underway for our 2021 Shop with a Cop.

Please consider donating and let's make it a great Christmas for our community. 

Make checks or money orders payable to:Cañon City Police DepartmentMemo Line: Shop with a Cop

Checks/money orders may be dropped off or mailed to:Cañon City Police Dep...

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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: May 20, 2021

Chromebooks are available for use at the library.

chromebook publicity

Chromebooks are available for patrons to use at the library.

The Cañon City Public Library purchased multiple Chromebook computers with funding made possible with The CARES Act grant. Chromebooks can be used at the library to access the internet, attend online classes, for homework, apply for work, resea...

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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: May 19, 2021

Brownfields Multipurpose Grant

The EPA awards $800,000 to support the cleanup and redevelopment of properties in Cañon City, Colorado

EPA Brownfields grant to catalyze economic revitalization along Arkansas Riverfront and Downtown Main Street corridors

Cañon City, Colo. (May 19, 2021) -- Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing that the City...

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City Notices & Updates
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: 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: 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 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