News & Updates

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    Grand Opening of New City Hall

    The community is invited to a Grand Opening event for the new Aspen City Hall on Wednesday, December 8 from 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Read on...
  2. grant applications WEB

    2022 Grant Applications Now Open for Arts & Culture, Community Programs and HHS

    The City of Aspen is pleased to announce the application process for grant funding for community arts and culture, community programs, and health and human services grants is now open. Applications are being accepted now through January 7, 2022. Read on...
  3. COVID Resources - Newsflash

    COVID-19 Resources

    Want to know where to get tested or vaccinated? Curious about when to wear a mask? Here's your connection to COVID-19 information and resources in Pitkin County and Aspen. Read on...
  4. aspen 360 web

    Aspen 360°: A Look Inside Your Government Now Accepting Applications

    The City of Aspen’s annual program to enroll residents in an opportunity to learn how their government works is now open. Aspen 360°: A Look Inside Your Government is a six-session program that offers participants engaging, interactive content. Read on...
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    The City of Aspen and Kids First Are Looking for An Operator to Run an Infant Childcare Business

    The City of Aspen and Kids First are seeking a qualified, licensed childcare provider to run an infant childcare business with space for 8 children. Read on...
  6. New City Hall Main Entrance at 427 Rio Grande Place

    Aspen Relocating to New City Hall

    Aspen’s City Hall is on the move! City staff will begin moving into the community’s new City Hall, located at 427 Rio Grande Place, the week of November 8. Read on...
  7. Trunk or Treat Newsflash

    Trunk or Treat Halloween Event at ARC

    Join us for this inaugural Halloween event on October 31 from 4-6 p.m. at the Aspen Recreation Center. Read on...
  8. Halloween Transit in ASpen Late Night Service Offerings

    Extra Late Bus Service in Aspen Sunday, October 31

    Driving on Halloween is Scary! The City of Aspen and RFTA are making it easy for you to ride safely to and from your festivities! Read on...
  9. John Krueger Standing Alongside Rubey Park 10.2021

    Director of Transportation John Krueger Retiring After 25+ Years of Service

    John Krueger, the City of Aspen’s Director of Transportation, is retiring on Dec. 31, 2021, after working for local government for more than 25 years. Read on...
  10. Herron Park rendering of new playground

    Herron Park Playground Opens October 27

    The City of Aspen’s Parks and Open Space Department invites the community to celebrate the new Herron Park Playground opening on Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021, from 3 to 5 p.m. in Herron Park, 108 Neale Avenue. Read on...
  11. public power week web

    Public Power Week is a Time to Celebrate Aspen's Public Utility

    Celebrate our Staff and our Public Utility with Public Power Week Read on...
  12. grant review committee web-1

    City of Aspen Recruiting Volunteers for Grant Review Committees

    The City of Aspen is recruiting community volunteers to serve on its Grant Review Committees. Every year the City of Aspen awards up to $1.5 million in grants to nonprofits, arts & culture, and health & human service agencies that serve Aspen. Read on...
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    City Council Hosting Community Picnic with Kids First Children’s Fair August 19 at the Red Brick

    Aspen City Council’s annual free picnic for the community will take place on Thursday, August 19 from 4:30-7pm at the Red Brick Center for the Arts lawn at 110 E. Hallam Street Read on...
  14. 4th Street Bus Stop Construction

    4th Street Bus Stop on Main Street Improvements Start August 23

    The City of Aspen Engineering Department will temporarily close the 4th Street bus stop and the sidewalk between 4th and 5th Streets on Main Street starting Monday, August 23 to address safety improvements. Read on...
  15. Safety and Mobility in the Downtown Core - Newsflash

    Let us know your thoughts on Safety and Mobility in the Downtown Core

    The “Safety and Mobility in the Core” project is a vision for a safe, connected, and vibrant downtown core. We want to know about your experiences traveling in this area, share your input at www.aspencommunityvoice.com through August 13, 2021. Read on...
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    City of Aspen is Seeking Public Input on Renovation of Iselin Tennis and Pickleball Courts

    The City of Aspen is seeking community feedback on the renovation of the Iselin Tennis and Pickleball Courts. The City is taking feedback through early September via Aspen Community Voice at www.aspencommunityvoice.com/pickleball. Read on...
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    Aspen Golf Club Survey - Help Us Improve by Giving Us Feedback

    Please tell us how we're doing at the Aspen Golf Club Read on...
  18. 4th of July Parade Float with flag

    City of Aspen and ACRA Soliciting Community Feedback on Annual 4th of July Celebration

    The City of Aspen and the Aspen Chamber Resort Association (ACRA) are soliciting community feedback on the annual 4th of July events in Aspen. Read on...
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    Stage 2 Water Shortage Continues to be in Effect in Aspen

    The City of Aspen is in a Stage 2 Water Shortage. With the US Drought Monitor declaring Pitkin County in "severe" and "extreme" drought conditions & local rivers running at lower than average flows, we as a community must work together to conserve Read on...
  20. Can, jars, and other items to recycle

    Recycle Right

    Reducing waste in Aspen can be confusing. Recycle right and reduce your carbon footprint. Read on...
  21. Trail Closed

    Post Office Trail Temporarily Closed Thursday, June 10 for Maintenance

    The Post Office Trail will be temporarily closed between Puppy Smith Street, Clark's Market, and the Red Brick Center for the Arts on Thursday, June 10, to conduct trail resurfacing and other maintenance work along the trail. Read on...
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    Kids First Seeking Community Feedback on Childcare Capacity

    The City of Aspen Kids First Department is asking the community for feedback on childcare capacity in Aspen and Pitkin County. For years, the demand for childcare has been greater than the number of available spots, especially for infants. Read on...
  23. coming in may 2021

    AIM Utility Project Coming to Aspen This Spring

    Beginning in May all electric and water meters are being upgraded Read on...
  24. web clean up

    City of Aspen Annual Spring Clean-Up Returns

    The City of Aspen Streets Department is pleased to announce the return of the annual spring clean-up event. From May 17-20, Aspen residents who’ve made a prior appointment may have large trash items picked up curbside at their residence. Read on...
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    City Seeks Input on Aspen’s Summer Vitality Plans

    The City of Aspen is seeking community input through the Aspen Community Voice website on how to activate downtown to create summer vitality. Public input will help inform recommendations brought to City Council on March 22, 2021. Read on...
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    Election Results 2021

    These are preliminary results and will be certified on Friday, March 5. Read on...
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    Public Input Requested for Marolt Open Space Draft Management Plan

    The City of Aspen Parks and Open Space Department is seeking public input on the Marolt Open Space Draft Management Plan. The public can learn more about recommended management policies & actions & offer narrative opinions at Aspen Community Voice page. Read on...
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    Deadline for Food Tax Refund - April 15

    Aspen residents who lived within city limits for the entire year of 2020 and who have been registered to vote since at least January 1, 2020 are eligible to apply for a $55 food tax refund, which is available as an online application. Read on...
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  1. Grand Opening of New City Hall

    The community is invited to a Grand Opening event for the new Aspen City Hall on Wednesday, December 8 from 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Read on...
  2. Winter Transit and Parking Information

    The City of Aspen has now transitioned to its winter transit schedule. Read on...
  3. Mental Health Awareness Events in November

    The City of Aspen, along with Mind Springs Health, will host two upcoming events in November, both of which are designed to raise awareness about mental health and wellness. The events are free and open to the public. Read on...
  4. The City of Aspen and Kids First Are Looking for An Operator to Run an Infant Childcare Business

    The City of Aspen and Kids First are seeking a qualified, licensed childcare provider to run an infant childcare business with space for 8 children. Read on...
  5. Aspen Relocating to New City Hall

    Aspen’s City Hall is on the move! City staff will begin moving into the community’s new City Hall, located at 427 Rio Grande Place, the week of November 8. Read on...
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