Press Releases 2020 All Archives

Press Release - Stage 1 Fire Restrictions Press Release - Stage 1 Fire Restrictions
Press Release - Face Coverings Extension Press Release - Face Coverings Extension
Press Release - Face Covering Extended to June 4, Ride Glenwood Airport Open Press Release - Face Covering Extended to June 4, Ride Glenwood Airport Open
Press Release - Spring Clean Up 2020 Cancelled Press Release - Spring Clean Up 2020 Cancelled
Press Release RMI Motion to Intervene Granted Press Release RMI Motion to Intervene Granted
Press Release - FAB Grant Awards Press Release - FAB Grant Awards
Press Release - Face Covering 2nd Extension Parks Reopenign Press Release - Face Covering 2nd Extension Parks Reopenign
Press Release - Community Center Reopening Press Release - Community Center Reopening
Press Release Increased Water Restrictions for Irrigation Press Release Increased Water Restrictions for Irrigation
Press Release Spanish Increased Water Restrictions for Irrigation Press Release Spanish Increased Water Restrictions for Irrigation
Press Release - Flood After Fire Webinar Press Release - Flood After Fire Webinar
Grizzly Fire_Update_New Start_8.19.20 Grizzly Fire_Update_New Start_8.19.20
Press Release - Watering Restrictions 81720 Press Release - Watering Restrictions 81720
Comunicado de prensa resticciones de riego 8 17 2020 Comunicado de prensa resticciones de riego 8 17 2020
Press Release Airport Suspension for Grizzly Creek Fire Operations Press Release Airport Suspension for Grizzly Creek Fire Operations
Press Release Water Supply Change and Restrictions Press Release Water Supply Change and Restrictions
Press Release - RERC Workshop Press Release - RERC Workshop
Mandatory Face Covering Zone Mandatory Face Covering Zone
Airport Incident 7.17.2020 Airport Incident 7.17.2020
Press Release - RREO Recycling Grant Awarded Press Release - RREO Recycling Grant Awarded
Press Release - Community Center Reopens post Positive COVID test Press Release - Community Center Reopens post Positive COVID test
Press Release - Employee Tests Positive Press Release - Employee Tests Positive
Press Release - Listening Session updated Press Release - Listening Session updated
Press Release Continued Water Restrictions June 25 2020 Press Release Continued Water Restrictions June 25 2020
Press Release Water Line Break and Essentail Water Use Guidelines Press Release Water Line Break and Essentail Water Use Guidelines
Press Release - Roaring Fork Marketplace Bus Stop Closure Press Release - Roaring Fork Marketplace Bus Stop Closure
Press Release - COVID-19 Live Webcast Update Press Release - COVID-19 Live Webcast Update
Press Release Stage1 Fire Restrictions Prohibit Fireworks Press Release Stage1 Fire Restrictions Prohibit Fireworks
Press Release - Mountain Shadows Fire Press Release - Mountain Shadows Fire
Press Release - Downtown Tree Lights 2020 Press Release - Downtown Tree Lights 2020
Public Building Reopening Public Building Reopening
111 Fire 8.5.2020 111 Fire 8.5.2020
Press Release - Two Mudslides in Glenwood Springs Final Press Release - Two Mudslides in Glenwood Springs Final
Three Mile Fire 7.12.2020 Three Mile Fire 7.12.2020
109 Brush Fire Press Release 109 Brush Fire Press Release
Riverside Fire Press Release Riverside Fire Press Release
Residence Inn Fire Press Release Residence Inn Fire Press Release
Press Release - G4 Awarded Press Release - G4 Awarded
Press Release - Triuph Bell Rippy Circulation Meeting Press Release - Triuph Bell Rippy Circulation Meeting
Press Release - Public Building Reopening May 26 Press Release - Public Building Reopening May 26
Press Release RMI Motion to Intervene Press Release RMI Motion to Intervene
Press Release City of Glenwood Budget cuts Press Release City of Glenwood Budget cuts
Glenwood Springs City Council Requires Face Coverings, Schedules Weekly Standing Meeting Glenwood Springs City Council Requires Face Coverings, Schedules Weekly Standing Meeting
Press Release - Short Term Lodging Suspension Press Release - Short Term Lodging Suspension
Glenwood Springs closes public buildings through April 30, 2020 Glenwood Springs closes public buildings through April 30, 2020
Glenwood Springs temporarily suspends Ride Glenwood public transit and non-critical air flights at Glenwood Springs temporarily suspends Ride Glenwood public transit and non-critical air flights at
Glenwood Springs closes public buildings through March 27, 2020 Glenwood Springs closes public buildings through March 27, 2020
Glenwood Springs City Manager Debra Figueroa has implemented a Declaration of Local Disaster Emergency effective immediately and as a result will close its public buildings as of Saturday, March 14, 2020. This closure includes the Community Center, City Hall, the Police Department Administrative office, the Fire Department Administrative office, and the Art Center and will remain in effect for two weeks. The City will re-evaluate the closure on March 27, 2020. This is a proactive measure to slow the potential spread, impacts, and damage of COVID-19.
City Celebrates Long-Serving Employees City Celebrates Long-Serving Employees
On March 18, 2020, the City of Glenwood Springs will host its annual service awards ceremony to celebrate long-serving City employees.
Virtual Town Hall Event Scheduled for March 10 Virtual Town Hall Event Scheduled for March 10
On Tuesday, March 10 at 6 PM, the City of Glenwood Springs will be hosting a virtual town hall event to discuss city-wide infrastructure and 2020 projects. The town hall will take place in City Council Chambers at City Hall located at 101 W. 8th Street, but residents can also join the discussion on their phone or by streaming it online.
Structure Fire on February 25 in Three Mile Area Structure Fire on February 25 in Three Mile Area
FAB grant application now available for 2020 FAB grant application now available for 2020
The City of Glenwood Springs’ Financial Advisory Board (FAB) is now accepting grant applications from not-for-profit, government, or tax-supported entities. All applications are due on March 27, 2020 and have a target award date of May 14, 2020.
Quarry Habitat and Wildlife Impacts Quarry Habitat and Wildlife Impacts
The proposed expansion of the Mid-Continent Quarry near Glenwood Springs would have profound negative impacts on surrounding habitat and the wildlife that depends on it, including elk, deer, bighorn sheep, golden eagles and numerous species of migratory songbirds. That’s according to an analysis by the highly regarded Colorado Natural Heritage Program (CNHP) of the public lands that would be affected by the proposed mine expansion.
27th Street Bridge Ribbon Cutting Ceremony 27th Street Bridge Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Hanging Lake shuttle reservations for 2020 peak season available February 1 Hanging Lake shuttle reservations for 2020 peak season available February 1
Permit reservations to visit Hanging Lake for the 2020 shuttle season will be available for purchase on February 1 at www.visitglenwood.com/hanginglake. The 2020 shuttle season will largely remain unchanged following successful operations in the 2019 season.
RFTA to use Blake Avenue and Blake Gate as bus resting area RFTA to use Blake Avenue and Blake Gate as bus resting area
The Roaring Fork Transit Authority (RFTA) currently uses a local commercial parking lot in south Glenwood Springs to accommodate required breaks for bus drivers. RFTA was informed on January 15 that this long-time practice would have to end by midnight on January 21. The City of Glenwood Springs has identified the northside of the Blake Gate as the only emergency parking spaces that would work for RFTA drivers and buses. The Blake Gate will remain closed to the public during this time but RFTA buses will be able to pass through and employees will be required to lock the gate after each use.
City files motion to intervene with RMR lawsuit against Garfield County City files motion to intervene with RMR lawsuit against Garfield County
The City of Glenwood Springs has filed a motion to intervene in Rocky Mountain Resources’ (RMR) lawsuit against Garfield County government that is currently before state court in Garfield County. RMR’s lawsuit alleges that Garfield County has no regulatory authority over operations at its Mid-Continent Quarry, located just a half mile from Glenwood Springs city limits, because the federal government also regulates the site.
Spring Cleanup 2020 Postponed Spring Cleanup 2020 Postponed
The City of Glenwood Springs has postponed this year’s Spring Cleanup until further notice. City staff and departments are currently performing only essential services to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak in our community.