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Posted on: July 26, 2022

UTV Permits

The Canon City Police Department will begin issuing UTV Permits on August 1, 2022.

A permit issued by the City is required to operate a UTV inside city limits. Permits can be picked up at the police department by appointment only and are only valid for one calendar year from the date of issuance. Each UTV must have a permit. City-issued...
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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: July 11, 2022

Meeting Time Changes

Public Meeting Notice

General Government and Urban Renewal Authority (URA) meetings have switched times.

URA will be at 5 p.m. and General Government at 6 p.m. starting in August. The meetings will still be held on the first Wednesday of the month following the first Monday of the month City Council meeting.

City Notices & Updates
Posted on: June 30, 2022

Community Agency Funding

Community Agency Funding flyer 2022

The City of Cañon City is now accepting applications for Community Agency Funding for 2023.

The purpose of this program is to support charitable groups and organizations to directly benefit the health and well being of Cañon City residents and neighborhoods. Available funds will be considered based on the following categories: Communi...

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Information & Application City Notices & Updates
Posted on: June 29, 2022

Squash Illiteracy

The Cañon City Public Library is offering its adult literacy program again.

Let's squash out illiteracy together. Do you know someone who struggles with their reading skills? The library has tutors available to help with one-on-one tutoring. This program is operated by volunteers and is free of charge. Find out more info...

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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: June 22, 2022

A Sesquicentennial Celebration Concert

The Royal Gorge Bridge & Park and the City of Cañon City proudly present a sesquicentennial celebration concert at the Elk Park Amphitheater at the Royal Gorge Bridge & Park on Friday, September 16th at 6:30 p.m.

Join us under a canopy of stars for the ultimate bluegrass experience as we welcome Grammy Award winning artist Béla Fleck.

Over the last four decades, Béla Fleck has made a point of boldly going where no banjo player has gone before, a musical jo...

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Get Tickets City Notices & Updates
Posted on: May 31, 2022

Royal Cascade Seasonal Closure Begins June 1, 2022

Royal Cascade Closure Graphic

The Royal Cascade trail will be closed from June 1, 2022 until August 1, 2022 for the bighorn sheep lambing season.

Cañon City's newest trail - Royal Cascade - offers hikers, trail runners, and mountain bikers incredible views of the Royal Gorge and Arkansas River. But if you're looking to enjoy the trail, you'll need to plan your ...

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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: May 27, 2022

Splash Pad Opening

Splash Pad Area

We are excited to announce the splash pad opens up today at 11:00 a.m!

The splash pad will be open from 11am–7pm every day up through Labor Day. We are no longer running the reservation system, however, the splash pad will still close for 15 minutes at the end of each hour for sanitization (and to give kiddos a lit...
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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: May 24, 2022

Excellence in Financial Reporting

Congratulations to our Finance Department for being recognized for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the US & Canada!

(Chicago, Illinois)—Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to City of Cañon City for its annual comprehensive fin...
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Financial Reports City Notices & Updates
Posted on: April 15, 2022

Rhodes Avenue Updates

Rhodes Ave is temporarily closed to through traffic due to construction. Alternate routes are advised!

• The channel from Ute Street south to end of project has been shaped and is nearly complete. Final seeding and installation of stabilization matting will be completed on Monday, April 18, 2022.
• Ute St and Rhodes: Concrete box culvert i...
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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: April 13, 2022

Sewer Line Replacement Prior to 2A Road Reconstruction

Public Notice Flyer

If your private sewer service line is in need of replacement, now would be a good time to have it done prior to 2A work being completed this year.

N. Raynolds Avenue - Fremont Drive to Pear StreetPear Street - N. Raynolds Avenue to Greydene AvenueField Avenue - Pear Avenue to Central Avenue

Later this summer, the City of Cañon City will be reconstructing the streets indicated above. It is ...
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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: April 8, 2022

Campground Reservations

East Ridge Campground RV Tent Site Photo

We are pleased to announce that our online reservation system for East Ridge Campground is up and running.

This will make it easier for anyone to schedule their upcoming camping plans and time spent in Cañon City and the Royal Gorge Region! Reserve your spot today!

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Reservations City Notices & Updates
Posted on: April 6, 2022

150th Sesquicentennial Proclamation

Ashley Smith, Cañon City Mayor, and City Council proclaimed 2022 as Cañon City's 150th Sesquicentennial Anniversary and Celebration during the Monday, April 4, 2022, City Council Meeting.

WHEREAS, in 1859, Canon City was laid out and the first log cabin was built on the west side of the hogbacks above Soda Springs, becoming platted in 1860; and, 

WHEREAS, in 1861, the First Territorial Legislature authorized the formation of Fremon...

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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: March 31, 2022

Pothole Repair Requests

The City of Cañon City is receiving numerous requests for pothole repair.

When requests are received they are added to the maintenance list. A problem that we are encountering at this time is repair material is in short supply due to numerous supply chain issues. All pothole repair requests are being tracked and when material b...

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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: February 11, 2022

Rhodes Avenue Stormwater Improvement Project

roadwork

The City’s contractor will begin the reconstruction of the storm channel along Rhodes Avenue between East Main and Ute Street beginning the third week of February 2022.

The City’s contractor will begin the reconstruction of the storm channel along Rhodes Avenue between East Main and Ute Street beginning the third week of February 2022. Construction is planned through the end of December 2022. The project will e...

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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: February 7, 2022

Cribbage Club

Cribbage Club Event Flyer

The Canon City Public Library will be hosting a Cribbage Club every Friday at 10 a.m. starting February 18th.

Free and open for all ages. Games Boards will be provided. For questions contact the library at 719.269.9020.

Library Website City Notices & Updates
Posted on: February 3, 2022

Story Swap Book Chat

Story Swap Book Club Flyer

Join the library's new book club!

"Story Swap –> Book Chat" is a new version of a book club where you read a book of YOUR choice and then come together on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month from 3–4 p.m. to share what you are reading. This is a great op...

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Cañon City Public Library Website City Notices & Updates
Posted on: January 26, 2022

Cañon City’s Sesquicentennial

Canon City 150th logo

The City of Cañon City turns 150 this year!

Cañon City was incorporated on April 2, 1872 and we plan to celebrate this milestone with a year of history, education, arts, and innovation. This year of celebration is supported by the City of Cañon City, Cañon City Cham...

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150th Website City Notices & Updates