Durango City Council

Durango approves new sign code

The Durango City Council approved a new sign code Tuesday intended to comply with a U.S. Supreme Court ruling but criticized by some in the local business community for stomping out sidewalk signs....

DATE: Feb. 19, 2019 | UPDATED: 3 days 16 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Political committees formed to push, oppose Durango tax question

The stage is set for a duel between two local political committees at odds over a proposed sales tax increase that, if passed, would help pay for Durango streets. United for Durango’s Future is...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango airport approved for $3.9 million land purchase

Durango-La Plata County Airport has been given the green light to pursue a $3.9 million purchase of 12.5 acres to help meet future expansion needs. La Plata County commissioners on Tuesday...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

City Council to vote on sign code update

The Business Improvement District is encouraging business owners to offer their views about the sign code update at the Durango City Council meeting Tuesday. Tim Walsworth, BID executive director,...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Four candidates will compete for Durango City Council

Durango voters will have four candidates to choose from in the April election for City Council, which has two open seats. Kim Baxter, Jaime McMillan, Barbara Noseworthy and Marcos Wisner have all...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Jamie McMillan announces run for City Council

Durango needs jobs, and City Council candidate Jamie McMillan said it’s the city’s responsibility to identify the companies that can bring them and to provide incentives to do so. McMillan, a...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango native announces bid for City Council

Small business is going to drive the city of Durango into the future, and City Council candidate Marcos Wisner thinks cutting regulations is the way to encourage it. Wisner, a 31-year-old...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango to move forward with homeless camping rules criticized by civil rights groups

The Durango City Council directed staff Tuesday night to draft camping and sheltering rules the American Civil Liberties Union and National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty said would put the...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango airport plans to purchase property for expansion

The city announced Friday that the Durango-La Plata County Airport plans to buy land and two commercial building across the street from the airport to expand. The contract includes a $3.9 million...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

City of Durango adopts new campaign finance rule

Political committees that raise money to support or oppose ballot issues in the city of Durango will soon be required to report where they got all contributions of more than $20. Durango City...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Corey Sue Hutchinson announces candidacy for City Council

Corey Sue Hutchinson, a 30-year resident of Durango, has announced her candidacy for City Council in hopes that she can bring broad perspective to the five-member board. Hutchinson is the third...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

April sales tax question likely for Durango voters, councilors agree

Durango residents should expect a question on the April ballot to raise sales taxes to pay for streets, although not every city councilor agreed this would be the best option. Durango city...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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