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  1. 2022_ E Waste Collection _cancelled

    CANCELLED - E-Waste Collection Event

    Due to snow and dangerous driving conditions in the Glenwood Canyon, The City of Aspen has postponed the free E-Waste Collection Event that was scheduled for Saturday, May 21, 2022 until Saturday, September 10, 2022. Read on...
  2. Green Illustrated Arbor Day Instagram Post(4)

    CANCELLED Arbor Day Saturday, May 21 in Paepcke Park

    City of Aspen Arbor Day that was scheduled for Saturday, May 21 is CANCELLED due to snow and cold temperatures. Read on...
  3. 4th of july parade web

    Registration Now Open for 4th of July Parade and Community Village

    The City of Aspen is proud to be organizing the 2022 4th of July parade and Community Village festivities with the designated theme “Aspen 4(th) All.” Read on...
  4. Image of Spring and Cooper Intersection with construction hat over it

    Spring and Cooper Intersection Closed through May

    The City of Aspen is extending the closure of the intersection of Spring Street and Cooper Avenue for approximately three weeks due to weather delays and unforeseen issues due to snowmelt under the sidewalk. Read on...
  5. click here for more information about the current moratorium on residential building and str permits

    Shaping Aspen's Built Environment

    Aspen City Council instituted moratoria on residential building and short-term rental permits to allow for a period to evaluate current and future residential community development in Aspen. Follow the project for regular updates. Read on...
  6. Armory Outreach Round 2 Newsflash

    Second Window of Engagement for Aspen's Armory Hall Open through April 24

    The City enters the second window of engagement in the effort to create a long-term strategy for the remodel and future programming of Aspen's Armory Hall. Community invited to take a questionnaire, participate in a focus group, and attend an Open House Read on...
  7. CDOT CO 82 Roundabout Project with roundabout goole map

    CO 82 Aspen Roundabout Project

    Crews will reconstruct the roundabout as part of a larger mobility and safety improvements project on CO 82 between the Aspen Airport Business Center and the City of Aspen. Read on...
  8. ASpen COmmunity Survey - your input + the survey = our future

    Your Input + 2022 Aspen Community Survey = Our Future

    The 2022 Aspen Community Survey is a crucial way for you to get involved and help shape Aspen’s future. Read on...
  9. Caution Tape border with words Power Outage

    Power Outage Scheduled for Emergency Repair

    An emergency electrical repair requires the City to shut down power this morning to most of Aspen’s Downtown Core starting at 4 a.m. Traffic signals in the area will also be impacted. Power will be restored by 6 a.m. More information at aspen.gov. Read on...
  10. YB Childcare web

    The City of Aspen and Kids First Are Accepting Proposals for an Operator to Run a Childcare Business

    The City of Aspen and Kids First are seeking proposals from qualified, licensed childcare providers interested in operating three classrooms at the Yellow Brick building in Aspen. Proposals are being accepted now through April 4. Read on...
  11. An image of the armory aganist a backdrop of the City of ASpen with text asking for community input

    You know the Armory's history, now help envision its future

    The City of Aspen is seeking community input in the development of a long-term strategy regarding the remodel and future programming use of Armory Hall (Armory), located at 130 South Galena Street. Read on...
  12. infant childcare

    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...
  13. 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...
  14. Safety and Mobility in the Downtown Core - Newsflash

    City Seeks Additional Community Feedback on Safety and Mobility in the Downtown Core Project

    The City of Aspen is actively collecting feedback through January 26 on the Safety and Mobility in the Downtown Core project that will guide plans for a living lab proposed for summer 2022. Read on...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. racket and ball in action_web

    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...
  23. web golf survey

    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...
  24. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. historic bike tour is May 31

    Spinning Through Time

    On May 31, we are hosting a progressive bike tour in celebration of Historic Preservation Month, Ride through Aspen and visit some of our most treasured landmarks. Read on...
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  1. May 21 E-Waste Collection Event Cancelled

    Due to snow and dangerous driving conditions in the Glenwood Canyon, The City of Aspen has postponed the free E-Waste Collection Event that was scheduled for Saturday, May 21, 2022 until Saturday, September 10, 2022. Read on...
  2. Arbor Day CANCELLED for Saturday, May 21 in Paepcke Park

    City of Aspen Arbor Day that was scheduled for Saturday, May 21 is CANCELLED due to snow and cold temperatures. Read on...
  3. Celebrate Community Health Day on May 21

    Celebrate free Community Health Day at the Aspen Recreation Center on Saturday, May 21 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. The day is meant to be a community event with a specific focus on mental and physical wellness. Read on...
  4. The City Celebrates Historic Preservation Month with a Progressive Bike Tour through Aspen on May 31

    May is Historic Preservation Month and in celebration, the City of Aspen will host “Spinning Through Time: A Progressive Bike Tour to Aspen’s Historical Landmarks”. The tour begins at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, May 31, 2022. Read on...
  5. Burlingame Early Childhood Education Center Community Survey Open Now

    The City of Aspen is soliciting community feedback to help inform the design direction of the Burlingame Early Childhood Education Center. Read on...
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