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Posted on: February 23, 2021

Small Business Meet & Greet

Calling All Cañon City Small Businesses!

Join the Southern Colorado Innovation Link SCIL and Southern Colorado SBDC between 10 a.m. and 12 noon on March 3 (next Wednesday) at Fremont Provisions (507 Main Street) to learn how their programs can help your business thrive. From one-on-one ...
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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: February 22, 2021

Dr. Seuss' Birthday Celebration

The Cañon City Public Library will be hosting a virtual celebration for Read Across America and Dr. Seuss’ Birthday on March 2nd at 2 p.m.

The event will stream live on the following sites:

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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: February 22, 2021

Late Fees

On March 3, 2021, we will be resuming the assessment of late fees on water utility bills that are past due and we have not received payment.

City Notices & Updates
Posted on: February 18, 2021

Notice of Construction

construction notice

Water street sewer main project on S. 1st street between Royal Gorge Blvd & Riverside Drive

S. 1st Street between Royal Gorge Blvd (US50) and Riverside Drive will be closed to traffic beginning February 18, 2021, and continue through the middle of March for sewer main installation. The fueling station at Acorn will remain open for use, with acce...

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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: February 16, 2021

Water Service Disconnections

As of March 01, 2021, the City will resume disconnection of water service for delinquent water accounts.

If you have a delinquent water bill of $40 or more as of January 25th and do not have a payment agreement on file with the City you are subject to disconnection. You must contact the City Water Billing Department at (719) 269-9015 by March 15th for paymen...
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Utility Billing Webpage City Notices & Updates
Posted on: February 4, 2021

COVID-19 Dial Change

Fremont County to move to Safer at Home Level Yellow: Due to a decline in cases.

FREMONT COUNTY- In response to the decline in COVID-19 case rates, test positivity, and hospitalizations, the Fremont County Department of Public Health and Environment, along with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE), is movin...

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FCDPHE Press Release City Notices & Updates
Posted on: February 4, 2021

Vote for K9 Duke!

K9 Duke is looking for some support and votes.

Please visit the Hometown Heroes website to read all about K9 Duke and let's get the votes rolling in for his K9 buddies and our K9 program. As always we appreciate your support!  Voting is open from now until ...

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Voting link for K9 Duke City Notices & Updates
Posted on: February 3, 2021

Black Hills Energy Franchise

The City and Black Hills Energy are working to wind down the previous franchise.

On November 3, 2020, the citizens of Cañon City voted against continuing the City’s Electric Franchise with Black Hills Energy. A utility franchise governs the utility provider’s use of the right-of-way, for example, how the...

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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: February 3, 2021

Cañon City Board of Adjustment (BOA) Vacancy

Board of Adjustment opening annoucement

The City of Cañon City is looking for two community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on its Board of Adjustment.

This five-member and two-alternate-member board meets on the first Tuesday of each month, at 4:00 p.m., and is empowered to hear and grant requests for variances to the zoning requirements (most commonly reduced building setbacks), and to hear appeals of ...
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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: January 30, 2021

Tilde the White Deer

Our local white deer Tilde has passed away.

City officials have reached out to Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) and we regretfully confirm the news that our local white deer Tilde has passed away. CPW confirmed that Tilde was not poached. The body was in an advanced state of decomposition and an o...

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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: January 21, 2021

New County COVID-19 Website

Fremont County Department of Public Health & Environment has a new website for COVID-19 information!

Starting Monday, January 25, 2021, please visit https://www.fremonthealthdata.com for information on COVID-19 including stats, updates, dial level, vaccines, testing info, FAQs, and more.

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Fremont County COVID-19 Health Data City Notices & Updates
Posted on: January 7, 2021

Book Sale at the Library

The Cañon City Public Library and the Library Foundation are hosting an ongoing book sale.

It is restocked daily at the Cañon City Library at 516 Macon Avenue in Cañon City. They are still accepting donated books in good shape; no old textbooks or encyclopedias, please.

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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: December 18, 2020

Street Closure - Notice of Construction

road closed sign

Central Avenue between N 15th St and N 19th St will be closed starting Monday, December 21, 2020. Find alternate routes around this area!

The street closure for the 20-inch Water Main installation, being done by Pate Construction, will begin December 21, 2020, and continue through the beginning of February 2021. Central Avenue between N 15th St and N 19th St will be closed to through traffi...
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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: December 10, 2020

Lead Pipes and Drinking Water PSA

CCHS senior Emma Rowe creates a PSA on lead pipes and drinking water for her Senior Capstone Project.

Canon City High School (CCHS) senior Emma Rowe worked on her Senior Capstone project this semester focusing on our community's drinking water. She spent time at the Water Treatment Plant and was mentored by our Chief Plant Operator, Travis Payne....
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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: December 9, 2020

Notice of Construction

road closed sign

Central Avenue water main replacement project will begin next week.

1500 block of Central Avenue – 15th Street to Phelps Avenue

Central Avenue between 15th Street and Phelps Ave will be closed to traffic
beginning December 14, 2020, and continue through the beginning of February forwater main replacement. Ther...

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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: December 1, 2020

Colorado Spirit Support Groups

December Support Groups CO SPIRIT Flyer

The Colorado Spirit program, offered by Solvista Health, is starting two VIRTUAL groups for loss and grief related to COVID-19.

These groups will be attended via Zoom and facilitators are
our Colorado Spirit support counselors. These groups are offered at no cost to attendees.

Please contact Lana Leonard at 719-275-2351 for information or to sign up.

Life Lessons – Gr...

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Support Group Flyer 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