Press Releases All Archives

Press Release: City Awarded DOLA Grant for 27th St Bridge Press Release: City Awarded DOLA Grant for 27th St Bridge
The City of Glenwood Springs has received a $950,000 grant from the Colorado Department of Local Affairs’ (DOLA) Energy and Mineral Impact Assistance funds for the replacement of the 27th Street Bridge and road improvements to the 27th Street and South Grand Avenue intersection.
Press Release: Return to Regular Operating Hours for City Hall Press Release: Return to Regular Operating Hours for City Hall
Glenwood Springs City Hall will be returning to its former operating hours, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, starting Dec. 4.
Press Release: New Stop Sign Locations on Pitkin Ave and 8th Street, Pitkin and 11th Press Release: New Stop Sign Locations on Pitkin Ave and 8th Street, Pitkin and 11th
New Stop Sign Locations on Pitkin Ave and 8th Street, Pitkin and 11th
Press Release: New Operating Hours for South Canyon Landfill Starting Nov. 15 Press Release: New Operating Hours for South Canyon Landfill Starting Nov. 15
New Operating Hours for South Canyon Landfill Starting Nov. 15
Press Release: Open House for Area-Wide Planning Effort Press Release: Open House for Area-Wide Planning Effort
Press Release: Grand Ave Bridge Opening, Holiday Lighting and Wine Walk Event Press Release: Grand Ave Bridge Opening, Holiday Lighting and Wine Walk Event
Glenwood Springs Electric System Revises Rate Schedules Glenwood Springs Electric System Revises Rate Schedules
Press Release: City Awarded FMLD Grant for 27th St Bridge Press Release: City Awarded FMLD Grant for 27th St Bridge
Press Release: Glenwood Springs Leaf Collection Site Now Open Press Release: Glenwood Springs Leaf Collection Site Now Open
Press Release - Wounded Warriors Family Support Organization Stopping in Glenwood Springs on Thursda Press Release - Wounded Warriors Family Support Organization Stopping in Glenwood Springs on Thursda
Press Release - Arts and Culture Board Press Release - Arts and Culture Board
Press Release - Water Plant Issues Press Release - Water Plant Issues
Press Release - Water Plant Issues updated Press Release - Water Plant Issues updated
Press Release - New Operating Hours for City Hall and Community Center Closure Press Release - New Operating Hours for City Hall and Community Center Closure
Press Release - Free Doughnuts Monday at the New West Glenwood Mall Park & Ride Press Release - Free Doughnuts Monday at the New West Glenwood Mall Park & Ride
Press Release - Unloading Zones for Dowtown Restaurant Suppliers Press Release - Unloading Zones for Dowtown Restaurant Suppliers
Press Release - Fire Restrictions Lifted August 2017 Press Release - Fire Restrictions Lifted August 2017
Press Release - Detour Parking Locations and Regulations Press Release - Detour Parking Locations and Regulations
Press Release - New Bike Rack Donated by Town of New Castle Press Release - New Bike Rack Donated by Town of New Castle
Press Release - Trash and Construction Hours Press Release - Trash and Construction Hours
Press Release - South Bridge Public Meeting Aug 2 Press Release - South Bridge Public Meeting Aug 2
Press Release - Revised Trail Rules for leashes and e-bikes Press Release - Revised Trail Rules for leashes and e-bikes
Press Release - Donegan Roadwork Press Release - Donegan Roadwork
Press Release - RiverFest 2017 Press Release - RiverFest 2017
CONE ZONES: July Road Closures in Glenwood Springs CONE ZONES: July Road Closures in Glenwood Springs
Construction crews will be completing utility and roadway improvements starting on July 7, 2017. July 11 – 31: Full closure of Donegan Road East of Sunny Acres Drive and West of Highlands Drive for utility installations associated with the Oasis Creek Apartments. The depths and locations of utilities require a full closure to the public. Detour route is provided at Soccer Field Road.
Support emergency vehicles during Grand Avenue Bridge closure Support emergency vehicles during Grand Avenue Bridge closure
During the Grand Avenue Bridge (GAB) detour, emergency services will be fully operational. Emergency services providers along the I-70 corridor and Roaring Fork Valley are working together to respond to your emergency in the quickest, most efficient way possible.
Glenwood Springs Police Department to Issue Vanpool Permits for Grand Ave. Bridge Detour Glenwood Springs Police Department to Issue Vanpool Permits for Grand Ave. Bridge Detour
The Glenwood Springs Police Department has begun accepting applications from businesses for a permit that allows vanpools to access high-occupancy lanes.
July is Parks and Recreation Month July is Parks and Recreation Month
Press Release
City Enacts Stage 1 Fire Ban Effective July 1, 2017 City Enacts Stage 1 Fire Ban Effective July 1, 2017
City Hall to Revise Operating Hours During Grand Ave. Bridge Detour City Hall to Revise Operating Hours During Grand Ave. Bridge Detour
City of Glenwood Springs Soliciting Community Feedback for Proposed Pitkin Ave Bike Lanes City of Glenwood Springs Soliciting Community Feedback for Proposed Pitkin Ave Bike Lanes
Grand Opening of the West Midland Trail and Pedestrian Bridge Grand Opening of the West Midland Trail and Pedestrian Bridge
Glenwood Springs Pedestrian Bridge Adds a Beautiful New Option for Getting Around Town Glenwood Springs Pedestrian Bridge Adds a Beautiful New Option for Getting Around Town
The Glenwood Springs Pedestrian Bridge is open! The new bridge keeps foot and bike traffic moving through the bustling Colorado resort town.
Summer of Music Enters 7th Season Summer of Music Enters 7th Season
The Summer of Music Series will continue as always! The bands are booked. The vendors are on board. The sound engineer will be ready. The weather will be beautiful (well ok….maybe). And the City of Glenwood Springs will assist the Summer of Music Committee with hosting the Summer of Music Series as the popular event enters its 7th season.
Statement: Glenwood Springs Arts Council Statement: Glenwood Springs Arts Council
City of Glenwood Springs Welcomes New Senior Staff Members City of Glenwood Springs Welcomes New Senior Staff Members
Glenwood Springs Fire Department Receives Garfield County FMLD Grant Glenwood Springs Fire Department Receives Garfield County FMLD Grant
The City of Glenwood Springs Fire Department has received a $25,000 Mini Grant from the Garfield County Federal Mineral Lease District, for the purchase of 15 rugged portable radios with spare batteries and remote speaker microphones.
Community Discussion on Paid Parking Downtown Community Discussion on Paid Parking Downtown
Press release featuring details of the community discussion to be held on April 24, 2017 in the Council Chambers at City Hall.
Ride Glenwood Springs - Operational Plan Public Meeting Ride Glenwood Springs - Operational Plan Public Meeting
The City is updating the 5 year Operations plan for Ride Glenwood Springs, the City-funded local bus service. The City will be holding a brief presentation followed by discussion on Tuesday, April 5, at 5:30 pm at the Glenwood Springs Community Center.
Spring Cleanup Kicks Off April 17 Spring Cleanup Kicks Off April 17
The City of Glenwood Springs will be holding this year’s annual spring cleanup event April 17 through May 5. The City invites residents within the city limits of Glenwood Springs to participate.
Sarah Gordon Votes Will Not Be Counted or Reported Sarah Gordon Votes Will Not Be Counted or Reported
Sarah Gordon filed the required paperwork as a Ward 5 candidate, but withdrew her candidacy earlier this month.
New Finance Director Joins City New Finance Director Joins City
The City of Glenwood Springs is pleased to welcome Steve Boyd as the City’s new Finance Director. Boyd, who is originally from the area and graduated from Glenwood Springs High School in 1987, started his position with the City on March 1, 2017.
Council Names Amanda N. Maurer as Municipal Judge Council Names Amanda N. Maurer as Municipal Judge
City Awarded $200,000 EPA Brownfield Area-Wide Planning Grant City Awarded $200,000 EPA Brownfield Area-Wide Planning Grant
The City of Glenwood Springs is pleased to announce that the City is one of 19 recipients of an EPA Brownfield Area-Wide Planning Grant, announced by the EPA on Jan. 5, 2017.
City receives $75,000 GOCO grant for LoVa Trail Phase III City receives $75,000 GOCO grant for LoVa Trail Phase III
With the $75,000 GOCO grant, the City will complete 30% construction plans for a 2.6-mile section of the LoVa Trail that would connect West Glenwood Springs to South Canyon (at Exit 111 along Interstate 70).
Traffic Impacts Expected During Pedestrian Bridge Work Dec. 14-16 Traffic Impacts Expected During Pedestrian Bridge Work Dec. 14-16
Motorists should anticipate daytime traffic impacts on Midland Ave. on Dec. 14-16 as crews place a pedestrian bridge across the Roaring Fork River between 14th and 15th Streets.
City of Glenwood Springs recipient of $400,000 State Energy and Mineral Impact Assistance Grant City of Glenwood Springs recipient of $400,000 State Energy and Mineral Impact Assistance Grant
Refurbished fire engine back in Glenwood Springs Refurbished fire engine back in Glenwood Springs
One of the City’s 15-year-old fire engines is back in Glenwood Springs, after traveling 2,400 miles roundtrip to be refurbished.
Glenwood Springs Welcomes 2016 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree on Nov. 17 with Free Public Event Glenwood Springs Welcomes 2016 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree on Nov. 17 with Free Public Event
The City of Glenwood Springs and the White River National Forest are excited to welcome the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree on Nov. 17 with a free event at Centennial Park between Grand Avenue and Cooper Street on 9th Street. The U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree, an 80 foot Englemann spruce, is visiting Glenwood Springs from the Payette National Forest in Idaho on its way to Washington D.C.
Community Discussion for 27th St. Bridge Replacement Design to take place 11/16 Community Discussion for 27th St. Bridge Replacement Design to take place 11/16
The City of Glenwood Springs will hold a community meeting from 6:30pm to 8pm on Nov. 16, 2016, at the Community Center to discuss alternatives for the replacement of the 27th Street Bridge.
6th St. Master Plan Draft Comment Period Open through Nov. 11 6th St. Master Plan Draft Comment Period Open through Nov. 11
The City of Glenwood Springs’ master planning study of the 6th Street corridor has reached its first milestone, with the draft document available for public comment. The draft master plan is out for public review and the final draft is expected to be finalized in January 2017. The plan can be found at www.cogs.us/6thStreet
City of Glenwood Springs receives two Garfield County Federal Mineral Lease District Grants City of Glenwood Springs receives two Garfield County Federal Mineral Lease District Grants
The Garfield County Federal Mineral Lease District Board of Directors announced on Wednesday, Oct. 19, that the City of Glenwood Springs was among the recipients for its fall grant cycle. The city’s 7th Street Construction project received $400,000 and the Police Department’s Firearms Range Improvements received $25,000.
West Midland to be CLOSED overnight on Oct. 13 - 2016/10/04 West Midland to be CLOSED overnight on Oct. 13 - 2016/10/04
The City is anticipating traffic impacts to west Midland on Oct.13-14 as crews place a 120-foot long pedestrian bridge crossing of Midland Avenue, just south of the railroad bridge. The bridge is part of construction of the West Midland Multi-Use Path intended to provide a safe route for pedestrians and cyclists from the Glenwood Springs Middle School to downtown Glenwood to use during the Grand Avenue Bridge detour in 2017 and beyond.
July Fourth Celebration Reminder - 2016/06/28 (PDF) July Fourth Celebration Reminder - 2016/06/28 (PDF)
July Fourth Celebration Press Release
July Fourth Celebration - 2016/06/15 (PDF) July Fourth Celebration - 2016/06/15 (PDF)
July Fourth Celebration press release
City offices closed for Memorial Day (2016-05-26) City offices closed for Memorial Day (2016-05-26)
City of Glenwood Springs administrative offices including city hall and the community center, and non-emergency services, will be closed to the public on Monday, May 30, 2016 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.
Glenwood Springs City Council hires new city manager (PDF) Glenwood Springs City Council hires new city manager (PDF)
City Council hires Debra Figueroa as new City Manager. Start date is June 13, 2016.
City Manager search 2016-04-22 (PDF) City Manager search 2016-04-22 (PDF)
City names three finalists for city manager position.
Annual Boards and Commissions 2016-02-09 Annual Boards and Commissions 2016-02-09
City announces board and commission appointments
Presidents Day 2016-02-08 Presidents Day 2016-02-08
City offices closed in observance of Presidents Day
Ski Spree Fireworks 2016-02-01 (PDF) Ski Spree Fireworks 2016-02-01 (PDF)
Press release regarding Fireworks at Ski Spree 2016