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Posted on: April 20, 2018

Electronic Waste Collection Events

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Business E-Waste

By appointment now through May

Make your appointment for pick-up by emailing john.meier@ERIdirect.com

Pricing is at a per pound rate with a minimum of $100 per location

Personal E-Wastae

Free drop off for personal e-waste

Saturday, May 12 9am-1...

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Posted on: April 13, 2018

Free Training for the Public on MAP ASPEN

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MAP ASPEN, the City of Aspen’s Open Data Site, provides public access to GIS information from the City of Aspen free of charge.  Please join the GIS Program to discover how to navigate MAP ASPEN at the Pitkin County Library Meeting Room...

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Posted on: April 4, 2018

Castle Creek Bridge/Hallam Street Project Update

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This configuration will be day, night and weekend.  

Outbound traffic will turn on North 5th St. then turn left on West Hallam and head out of town on the Castle Creek Bridge. Inbound traffic will stay on Castle Creek Bridge and continue on Hallam...

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Posted on: April 2, 2018

Eddy Out: A Pause in the Fast Flow of Information

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Join us for a series of casual conversations about water issues in Aspen.  Water affects all of our lives, yet we rarely have the opportunity for dialogue on the subject with approachable experts who can offer insight and interesting information....

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Posted on: March 29, 2018

Talk about Parking and Transit in the Aspen Core with City Staff

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Talk about Parking and Transit in the Aspen Core with City Staff

Come for coffee and conversation to talk about parking and transit in the Aspen core with City of Aspen staff.  Wednesday, April 4 at the Pitkin County Library Meeting Room at 10am, ...

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Posted on: March 27, 2018

Historic Preservation Benefits Survey Available Now

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The City of Aspen Community Development department has created a survey to understand the community’s perception of the Historic Preservation Program and its benefits.  Survey results will be used in a decision-making process, which will begin wi...

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Posted on: March 22, 2018

Aspen Ascent Experience

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Aspen Ascent Experience:

March 31 from 9am – 3pm at Buttermilk

In partnership with Aspen Skiing Company and the City of Aspen, The Aspen Ascent Buttermilk Uphill Festival will return for the second year in a row with gear demos, vendors, uphill cl...

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Posted on: March 22, 2018

What Do You Think of E-Bikes on the Rio Grande Trail?

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The City of Aspen Parks Department, along with valley wide partners, is engaged in a public outreach effort to gather public opinion regarding e-bike use on paved trails. In addition, a series of April events will allow anyone who's interested to demo an ...

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Posted on: March 12, 2018

Aspen Golf Simulator Open House

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Aspen Golf Simulator Open HouseFree Swings, Food & Fun

Wednesday March 14, 2pm – 7pm

Join us to demo our Full Swing Golf Simulator and get ready for the upcoming Golf Season at the Aspen Golf Club. Play famous courses, hit the driving range or...

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Posted on: March 12, 2018

Opening Reception at Red Brick Center for the Arts

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Color of EmotionOpening Reception with the ArtistsRed Brick Center for the ArtsThursday, March 15th from 5-7pm

This exhibits theme is Color of Emotion, come see the work and meet the selected local artists.

Featuring Artists: Sherly Smith Bogatz I Katalin D...

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Posted on: February 27, 2018

Castle Creek Bridge / Hallam Street Improvement Project Outreach Begins

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Castle Creek Bridge / Hallam Street Improvement Project Outreach BeginsConstruction Begins April 2, 2018The City of Aspen invites the Aspen and Roaring Fork Valley communities to visit the updated project website for the Castle Creek Bridge / Hallam Stree...

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Posted on: February 20, 2018

Moss in the ARC Pool? Yes, please!

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Moss in the ARC Pool?  Yes, Please!

Cleaner, Less Chlorinated Pool Thanks to City Grant

 

 For the last nine months the ARC family pool has been utilizing a natural Sphagnum Moss as a form of filtration that has reduced daily chlor...

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Posted on: January 11, 2018

Winter is the Best Time to Test for Radon

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Radon is a colorless, odorless radioactive gas that enters the home from the natural decay of uranium in the ground. Exposure to radon over a long period of time can lead to lung cancer and over 21,000 lung cancer deaths in the U.S. each year are attribut...

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Posted on: January 2, 2018

Apply to Serve on a City Board or Commission

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To apply for one of the following openings please contact The City Clerk’s office at 970.429.2687 and visit the webpage to learn more about the boards.Board of Adjustment: 2 Alternate MembersHistoric Preservation Commission: 1 Alternate MemberCo...

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Posted on: December 28, 2017

Free Christmas Tree Composting

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Bring trees with no lights or decorations to the Rio Grande Recycling Center Christmas tree corral. You can also recycle your old holiday lights in our special recycling container at the Rio Grande Recycling Center. Please remember we do not accept wreath...

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Posted on: December 19, 2017

South Aspen Street Condominiums Available For Sale

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South Aspen Street Condominiums Available For Sale

Bids due: January 3, 2018

Lottery: January 8, 2018 

14 Units are now available for sale as part of the new South Aspen Street Condominiums development. Units available for sale are a mix of Category...

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Posted on: December 4, 2017

Changes in Tobacco Law and Taxes Coming to Aspen

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Changes in Tobacco Law and Taxes Coming to Aspen

In November 2017, Aspen voters elected to put an additional $3 sales tax per 20-pack of cigarettes in City limits and change the purchase age of tobacco from 18 to 21 years old starting January 1, 2018. The ...

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Posted on: December 4, 2017

2017 Aspen Citizen Survey Results Online

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2017 Aspen Citizen Survey Results Online

 

A random selection of Aspen voters gave the City of Aspen high marks in the 2017 City of Aspen Citizen Survey, continuing a multi-year trend of generally positive feedback.  Aspen voters...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Aspen Community Saves $1.6 Million in Energy Costs Over Two Years Through Aspen Energy Challenge

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The City of Aspen and the Community Office for Resource Efficiency are pleased to announce that the organizations helped facilitate $1.6 million in energy savings in the community, compared to a 2013 through 2014 baseline in partnership Holy Cross Energy ...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

What Does "Locally Serving Restaurant" Mean to You?

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In the past, the rent for the restaurant has been subsidized in an effort to serve and attract local diners, including those attending Wheeler events. But what does "locally serving" really mean? We want to hear your opinions so we have a broad ...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Winter Transit Schedule Now in Effect

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The City of Aspen has just transitioned to its winter bus schedule.  The appropriate information is listed below.The Galena Street Shuttle will operate on a new route, picking up outside the Rio Grande Parking Garage.•    Highla...

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