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Upright signage defines social distancing, blue tape indicates open rows and yellow X tape shows no seating areas in Salida City Council Chambers, during the COVID-19 pandemic. Merrell Bergin photo

Due to January 18 being Martin Luther King Day, Salida City Council will host both their work session and regular meeting on January 19. The work session will begin at 5:00 p.m. with the regular meeting following at 6:00 p.m.

During the work session, Council will discuss the Chaffee County Amateur Hockey Association and hear a presentation from Atmos Energy. The Council will also have a chance to ask questions regarding applicants  for the Chaffee County Housing Authority Board. They will discuss the desired approach to filling the remaining two seats for the Chaffee Housing Authority Board of Directors.

During the regular meeting, Council will consider approval of two, at-large board members to the Chaffee Housing Authority as proposed by the partner entities, the Town of Buena Vista and Chaffee County. Currently the Board of Directors, which represents a cross-county perspective, is comprised of the following members:

  • Jane Templeton (City of Salida)
  • Eileen Rogers (City of Salida)
  • Drew Nelson (City of Salida, Alt)
  • Joseph Teipel (Town of Buena Vista)
  • Amy Eckstein (Town of Buena Vista)
  • Phillip Puckett (Town of Buena Vista, Alt)
  • Justin Veltri (Chaffee County)
  • Janie Hayes (Chaffee County)
  • Craig Nielson (Chaffee County)
  • Bob Christiansen (Chaffee County, Alt)

Council will also vote to approve Resolution 2020-44 which would place Kitson Holdings, LLC in charge of maintaining  the public access between the Coors boat ramp, the FIBArk building and Riverside Park.

The consent agenda includes the approval of the final settlement for the 2020 concrete maintenance project along with the approval of the 2021 sewer reconstruction project.

Council will also hear January Staff reports. Due to COVID-19 and health restrictions, both the work session and regular meeting will be held via GoToMeeting. Click here to preregister for the work session and click here for the regular meeting. You must pre register for both in order to attend.