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Posted on: November 22, 2022

Public Comment Open for Lincoln Park Work Document

Draft work plan released for parts of the Colorado Legacy Land Facility / Lincoln Park Superfund Site

November 21, 2022: The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency are currently reviewing a draft Work Plan for the Lincoln Park Superfund Site covering Operable Unit 2 (OU2) groundwater and ...

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Lincoln Park Community Advisory Group webpage City Notices & Updates
Posted on: November 23, 2022

City Hall Early Clousure

City Hall will be closing at 3:00 pm Wednesday, November 23rd and will re-open at 8:00 am Monday, November 28th.

City Hall will be closing at 3:00 pm Wednesday, November 23rd and will re-open at 8:00 am Monday, No

City Notices & Updates
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony & Holiday Celebrations

December First Friday Flyer

Please join us on Friday, December 2nd and Saturday, December 3rd to celebrate this holiday season!

The City of Cañon City’s 2022 Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony will be held on First Friday this year at Macon Plaza. Starting at 4:30 p.m. we welcome the public to come meet and take photos with Santa! There will be a tree ornament craft for kids and fam...

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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: November 7, 2022

Rhodes Ave Stormwater Improvement Project

construction notice

The City’s contractor will continue to work along Rhodes Avenue between East Main and Countryside Court for the next few months. Project construction is planned through the end of May 2023.

Currently, box culvert construction is continuing north along Rhodes Ave and is nearing East Main Street. By December 1st, the Oil Creek Ditch will be turned off for the season and reconstruction of the ditch crossing and associated utility work will comm...

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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: November 1, 2022

2022 Leaf Pick-up Program

The City's program pickup of bagged leaves will begin on Monday, November 14th, concluding on Monday, December 5th.

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, Tony Falgien, at 719.269.9027.

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

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City Notices & Updates
Posted on: September 29, 2022

City Is Awarded APA Colorado Merit Award

The City of Cañon City is thrilled to announce that the City has been awarded a 2022 American Planning Association (APA) Colorado Merit Award in the category of General Planning Project from the APA Colorado Awards Committee and APA Colorado Board.

The City received this award for our "Picture Cañon City 2040 - A Pathway To The Future" Comprehensive Plan and Unified Development Code Update Project. This award was presented to our City Planner, Patrick Mulready, on Thursday, Sept...

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Press Release City Notices & Updates
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: 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 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: 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