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Posted on: November 30, 2021

Grand Opening of New City Hall

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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.  

 

Festivities commence at 11:30 a.m. with welcome speeches followed by a ribbon cutting and refresh...

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Posted on: November 3, 2021

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

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2022 Grant Applications Now Open for Arts and Culture, Community Programs and Health and Human ServicesThe City of Aspen is pleased to announce the application process for grant funding for community arts and culture, community programs, and health and hu...

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Posted on: August 16, 2021

COVID-19 Resources

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If you’re interested in learning more about current COVID-19 recommendations and requirements, visit https://www.cityofaspen.com/1279/COVID-19.

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Posted on: October 12, 2021

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

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Aspen 360°: A Look Inside Your Government Now Accepting ApplicationsThe City of Aspen’s annual program to enroll residents in an opportunity to learn how their government works is now open. Rebranded from Aspen Citizens Academy to Aspen...

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Posted on: November 8, 2021

The City of Aspen and Kids First Are Looking for An Operator to Run an Infant Childcare Business

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The City of Aspen and Kids First Are Looking for An Operator to Run an Infant Childcare BusinessThe City of Aspen and Kids First are seeking a qualified, licensed childcare provider to run an infant childcare business with space for 8 children. The City ...

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Posted on: November 5, 2021

Aspen Relocating to New City Hall

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Aspen Relocating to New City Hall Staff start moving on November 8, building opens for business on November 15

Aspen’s City Hall is on the move! City staff will begin moving into the community’s new City Hall, located at 427 Ri...

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Posted on: October 31, 2021

Trunk or Treat Halloween Event at ARC

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The Aspen Recreation Department is pleased to announce a new family-friendly Halloween celebration called Trunk or Treat at the Aspen Recreation Center from 4 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 31. There are two ways to participate in this inaugural event. One is ...

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Posted on: October 31, 2021

Extra Late Bus Service in Aspen Sunday, October 31

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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!We're offering extra late service in Aspen on Sunday, October 31.

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Posted on: October 12, 2021

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

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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.  Krueger started wit...

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Posted on: October 26, 2021

Herron Park Playground Opens October 27

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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. ...

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Posted on: October 4, 2021

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

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Did you know it's Public Power Week? The City of Aspen has been delivering power to its residence since 1956.  We are dedicated to impeccable energy delivery and safe service to power your homes, businesses, and all that you do. &nbs...

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Posted on: September 8, 2021

City of Aspen Recruiting Volunteers for Grant Review Committees

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City of Aspen Recruiting Volunteers for Grant Review Committees

Volunteers will recommend the allocation of more than $1.5 million

The City of Aspen is recruiting community volunteers to serve on its Grant Review Committees.  Every year the City o...

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Posted on: August 6, 2021

City Council Hosting Community Picnic with Kids First Children’s Fair August 19 at the Red Brick

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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 Re...

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Posted on: August 20, 2021

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

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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...

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Posted on: August 8, 2021

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

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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 in Aspen. 

The City of Aspen has been exploring how...

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Posted on: July 22, 2021

City of Aspen is Seeking Public Input on Renovation of Iselin Tennis and Pickleball Courts

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City of Aspen is Seeking Public Input on Renovation of Iselin Tennis and Pickleball Courts

Meet and Greet Scheduled for July 28 from 9-11 a.m. at Iselin Courts

The City of Aspen is seeking community feedback on the renovation of the Iselin Tennis and Pickl...

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Posted on: July 9, 2021

Aspen Golf Club Survey - Help Us Improve by Giving Us Feedback

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Are we above par at the Aspen Golf Club?  Are we swinging with finesse?  We really want to hear from you about your golf experience.  Please take less than five minutes of your time to give us feedback so we can improve your gol...

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Posted on: June 30, 2021

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

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The City of Aspen and the Aspen Chamber Resort Association (ACRA) are soliciting community feedback on the annual 4th of July events in Aspen.

For decades, the City of Aspen and ACRA have worked in partnership with one another and the community to host a 4...

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Posted on: August 26, 2020

Stage 2 Water Shortage Continues to be in Effect in Aspen

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The City of Aspen entered a Stage 2 Water Shortage on September 1, 2020 and this remains in effect.  With the US Drought Monitor declaring Pitkin County in both "severe" and "extreme" drought conditions and local rivers runnin...

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Posted on: June 24, 2021

Recycle Right

Can, jars, and other items to recycle

Recycle right and reduce your carbon footprint. Reducing waste in Aspen can be confusing. Keep these waste items out of your curbside recycling: 

  • Styrofoam products such as packing materials, beverage cups, egg cartons, and meat trays. Try reusing...
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Posted on: June 9, 2021

Post Office Trail Temporarily Closed Thursday, June 10 for Maintenance

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Post Office Trail in Aspen Temporarily Closed Thursday, June 10 for Maintenance 

Contact: John Spiess, Open Space and Natural Resource Manager, 970-429-2028 or john.spiess@cityofaspen.com or Denise White, Communications Director, 970-9...

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Posted on: April 29, 2021

Kids First Seeking Community Feedback on Childcare Capacity

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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 ...

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

AIM Utility Project Coming to Aspen This Spring

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AIM Utility Project Coming to Aspen This SpringBeginning in May all electric and water meters are being upgraded

This spring the Aspen Utility department is implementing the meter upgrade phase of the Aspen Intelligent Metering Project. The project was app...

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Posted on: April 12, 2021

City of Aspen Annual Spring Clean-Up Returns

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City of Aspen Annual Spring Clean-Up ReturnsMay 17-20, 2021 for all Aspen ResidentsThe 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 ap...

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Posted on: March 3, 2021

City Seeks Input on Aspen’s Summer Vitality Plans

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City Seeks Input on Aspen’s Summer Vitality PlansCommunity can take survey and leave comments on Aspen Community VoiceThe City of Aspen is seeking community input through the Aspen Community Voice website on how to activate downtown to create su...

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Posted on: February 8, 2021

Election Results 2021

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See results here.

No run-off is necessary.

Council:

Ward Hauenstein

John Doyle

Mayor:

Torre

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

Public Input Requested for Marolt Open Space Draft Management Plan

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Public Input Requested for Marolt Open Space Draft Management PlanThe 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 and...

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Posted on: January 23, 2020

Deadline for Food Tax Refund - April 15

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Applications Available for Food Tax Refund

Apply online beginning today

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 ref...

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