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Posted on: July 10, 2020

Governor Polis Provides Update on State Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

DENVER - Governor Jared Polis was joined by Dr. Jonathan Samet, Dean of the Colorado School of Public Health to provide an update on the state’s response to COVID-19 and unveiled an interactive Colorado COVID model from the Colorado Sch...

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Posted on: July 10, 2020

Pueblo City Council Monday Meeting to be Held Through Video Conferencing

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The Pueblo City Council will hold its work session meeting at 5:30 and regular meeting at 7:00pm on Monday, July 13th.

Puebloans should be aware that the session will be held in compliance with the governor’s health order for social distancing. T...

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Posted on: July 10, 2020

City of Pueblo Outdoor Pools Update

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Mitchell Park Pool, located at 1040 N LaCrosse Ave 81001, will not be open this summer due to a water line break. Staff is working to locate the leak and make necessary repairs. Our other three pools are still open offering two public swim sessions every ...

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Posted on: July 9, 2020

Pueblo County Variance Approvals - Table for Public

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Attached is a table comparing the approved variances for Pueblo County. The approved variance topics are all hyperlinked to the corresponding variance guidelines on the pueblohealth.org website.

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Posted on: July 9, 2020

Pueblo Business Economic Recovery Team Consumer Survey

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Pueblo residents! We want to hear your thoughts on shopping during the COVID-19 pandemic. Are you staying at home and ordering only from Amazon, only shopping where masks are required and sanitization protocols are in place, or going anywhere and everywhe...

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Posted on: July 6, 2020

Mayor Gradisar’s Community Connections this Friday at the HARP

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Mayor Nick Gradisar will hold his monthly ‘Community Connections’ this Friday, July 10. And for the first time in several months, the public will be able to attend in person. This month’s ‘Community Connections&...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

2020 U.S. Census Update

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As we celebrate the Fourth of July this weekend, it’s important to remember how Independence Day shaped the future of our country. The #2020Census is your chance to shape your community’s future once again. You can respond online using...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing

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Colorado State Fair Grounds (Enter Gate 4)Monday - Wednesday9 am- 3 pmStarting July 6th

  • Vehicle - only people being tested in the car, must have functioning windows
  • No motorcycles
  • Photo ID

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Posted on: June 29, 2020

Pueblo Youth Food Council

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is excited to announce the formation of the Pueblo Youth Food Council! This council is open to Pueblo County residents ages 15-20 who want to shape the food system in their community. The group will partner with the existin...

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

‘Wally’ Stealey Honored with Memorial Garden

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The first thing you will see when you enter the ‘Garden of Memories’ at C Street and Union Avenue is a statue of a young cowboy, head thrown back, riding his bucking bronco.

The statue is of Wallace ‘Wally” Stealey, ...

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

City Park Gates Restoration Complete

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In 2014, two Aberdeen neighbors, Barbara Hegarty and Corinne Koehler, started talking about how to restore the entrance to City Park. After discussing the project with the Parks Department staff and the late George Williams to explore the history of the G...

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

Pueblo City Council Monday Meeting to be Held Through Video Conferencing

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Puebloans should be aware that the session will be held in compliance with the governor’s health order for social distancing. The council meeting will be conducted through the Zoom video conferencing platform, allowing remote access.

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Fireworks and Fire Restrictions

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In conjunction with the Mayor’s office, City of Pueblo Fire Chief Barb Huber has announced that the city is now in Stage 1 Fire Restrictions.

What this means to our citizens is that fire conditions have worsened to the level that the sale of and ...

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Posted on: June 10, 2020

Colorado Smelter Revitalization Plan

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Join us to improve our neighborhoods of Bessemer,
Eilers Heights in Bojon Town, and the Grove byreading a neighborhood revitalization plan and
letting us know your thoughts.

The Colorado Smelter Revitalization Plan ("CSRP") proposes strategie...

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Posted on: June 8, 2020

City of Pueblo: Restaurant Re-opening Plan

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“Join the Pueblo Business Economic Recovery Team and the City of Pueblo for a panel discussion on the restaurant re-opening plan Wednesday, June 10th at 10:30am. Hear more about the expanded restaurant temporary permits and submit questions for ...

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Posted on: June 8, 2020

MEDIA ALERT - Black Hills Energy Warns Customers of Scam Attempts

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Pueblo, Colo. – June 5, 2020--Black Hills Energy has received reports from customers of attempted scam calls where the customer is told their bill is delinquent and service will be disconnected in 30 minutes unless they pay the caller. We urge c...

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

PUEBLO PARKS AND RECREATION “SAFE RECOVERY” PLAN” TO REOPEN PARK FACILITIES PHASE 2

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The following park and recreation facilities, amenities, and programs will begin to REOPEN to the public Friday, June 5th under special health and safety conditions which include masks and 6-foot “social distancing” requirements. These...

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Posted on: June 3, 2020

Wild Rabbit in Pueblo County Tests Positive for Tularemia

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Pueblo, CO, June 3, 2020 – Public Health Officials have confirmed a wild rabbit has tested positive for tularemia in Pueblo County. This positive wild rabbit is one of many historically in Pueblo County especially in the area of Pueblo West, nor...

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Posted on: May 27, 2020

Mayor Reopens Request for Applications for City COVID-19 Emergency Fund

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Mayor Nick Gradisar announced this afternoon that he is reopening the request for applications process for emergency loans and grants from the City of Pueblo for small businesses. The second round of the COVID-19 Emergency Business Loan and Grant Fund beg...

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

State Seeks Input on Draft Restaurant Guidelines

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The public is invited to provide feedback on guidelines that the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has drafted to guide restaurants when it is safe to re-open for dine-in service. No date has been set yet as to when restaurants will ful...

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

COVID-19 Restaurants

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THESE GUIDELINES ARE DRAFT, AND FOR THE PURPOSES OF STAKEHOLDER INPUT ONLY.

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Posted on: May 11, 2020

Colorado Blueprint to End Hunger

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The Colorado Blueprint to End Hunger is a multi-year plan to end hunger for all Coloradans. It was developed...

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Posted on: May 11, 2020

First Distributions Made from COVID-19 Emergency Loan and Grant Fund

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The first distributions from the City of Pueblo COVID-19 Emergency Loan and Grant Fund have now been awarded.

Mayor Nick Gradisar says as of Wednesday, May 6, the first round of applications for the fund were approved and almost $1.2 million dollars in loa...

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

Bert Survey Part 3

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The Pueblo Business Economic Recovery Team has deployed their second survey and are asking for Pueblo businesses to respond by May 10th. The purpose of this survey is to help Pueblo BERT advocate on your behalf and keep our region economically sustainable...

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Posted on: May 6, 2020

City of Pueblo (Colo.) Receives $300K to Assess and Revitalize Downtown Properties

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Funds to support environmental assessment and redevelopment opportunities at several locations, including downtown and riverfront properties

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that the City of Pueblo, Colo., will receive $300,0...

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Posted on: April 27, 2020

I Count, We All Count in the 2020 Census

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Our responses to the census shape how more than $675 billion dollars in public funding is distributed to our communities for health care, education and more. Complete the 2020 Census online, by phone or by email. All personal information is kept confident...

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

Pueblo Business Economic Recovery Team Asks for Businesses Input

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Pueblo, CO - The Pueblo Business Economic Recovery Team has deployed their second survey and are asking for Pueblo businesses to respond by Friday. The purpose of the survey is to gain direct insight into the impacts of COVID-19 on local businesses of all...

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Posted on: April 21, 2020

FEMA-Sponsored Testing Site to be Available in Pueblo County

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El Paso County, CO – The FEMA-sponsored COVID-19 testing site in El Paso County is expanding to Pueblo County. With additional testing resources becoming available in El Paso County, the FEMA testing site will greatly expand local testing capabi...

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Posted on: April 16, 2020

2020 Business Resource Guide

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The Pueblo Business Economic Resource Team (BERT) has released their 2020 Business Resource Guide. Pueblo BERT is here to help Pueblo businesses access the tools, information, and resources they need during the COVID-19 pandemic. The guide is complete wit...

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Posted on: April 15, 2020

Mayor Holds News Conference on Ballot Measure 2A

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A news conference will be held this Friday, April 17th regarding ballot issue 2A and important issues surrounding it.The conference will be held outside the Mayor’s office at City Hall at 11:00am.

Mayor Nick Gradisar will be joined by at-large co...

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Posted on: April 13, 2020

City Council to Consider Help for Pueblo Small Businesses

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The Pueblo City Council will consider an emergency resolution during its Monday meeting that could bring financial relief to local small businesses.

The City of Pueblo has partnered with the Pueblo Economic Development Corp (PEDCO) Board of Directors to fi...

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Posted on: April 10, 2020

***UPDATE: Bergamo fund drive **ADDRESS CHANGE**

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The COVID-I9 pandemic has affected all of us more than any health crisis in our lifetime. This world-wide pandemic has wreaked havoc everywhere. But if anything positive has come out of this situation it has been the way people have come together to suppo...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Pueblo Transit Shares Information for Bus Riders

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In order to operate safely and efficiently as possible during the COVID-19 outbreak, the City of Pueblo Transit system is sharing this information with passengers:

  • Fares to ride the bus are waived
  • No more than 10 people at a time will be allowed on a bus
  • Ent...
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Posted on: March 26, 2020

COVID-19 Information- Parks and Recreation

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Effective immediately, the following park facilities and areas are CLOSED to the public in order to comply with Governor Polis Executive Order D2020 17 - “Stay at Home Order”:

  • Ice Arena
  • El Centro Rec. Center
  • Golf Courses
  • Auto Racetracks
  • Dog...
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Posted on: March 26, 2020

18 Nights of Light – Pueblo Shines

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Join Mayor Nick Gradisar

Pueblo Community Symbol of UnityThursday, March 26, 2020 through April 12, 2020 8:00 p.m.

Every evening for the next 18 nights, beginning tonight, we as a Community should go outside our homes at 8:00 p.m. and shine a light into the...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Pueblo City Fire Department Adapting to COVID-19 Response Changes

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Starting today, the Pueblo Fire Department has adopted a new medical guideline that was written to adapt to the circumstances regarding the current and ever-changing COVID-19 pandemic.

The procedure is aligned with what other emergency services agencies al...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

City Sales Tax, Finance, and City Clerk’s Offices Temp Closed to Public in Response COVID-19

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In an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the Pueblo community, Mayor Nick Gradisar is temporarily closing three city departments to the general public. Those departments are Sales Tax, Finance, and the City Clerk.

Mayor Gradisar emphasizes that so...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Social Distancing

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Going stir crazy during social distancing? Feeling anxious or stressed? Below are a few self-care tips and ideas for you and your family.

  1. Be healthy. Practice good sleep hygiene, hydrate throughout day, eat healthy and keep snacking to a ...
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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Pueblo City Council Will Comply with Social Distancing During Meetings

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The Pueblo City Council will have a brief but important meeting Monday evening, March 23rd at 7:00 p.m. Mayor Nick Gradisar is strongly encouraging anyone interested in the meeting to stay home and watch it on the city’s Facebook page, at www.pu...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Pueblo Food Project Releases Food and Grocery Guide for Pueblo County

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The Pueblo Food Project has developed a food and groceries resource guide for the citizens of Pueblo County as our community faces coronavirus COVID-19.This guide includes regularly updated information on grocery store hours, free meals for students, wher...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

COVID-19 Restricted Public Access and Adjusted Arraignment Schedule

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Yesterday, March 19, 2020, the Governor issued an order limiting public gatherings to no more than 10 people. The Court is unable to meet this restriction with the current limited public access policy. Therefore, in its continued effort to prevent the spr...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

COVID-19 Pharmacy Store Information

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Here is a list of Pharmacies and Information for their hours, delivery Info, curb side availability, Special Info, etc. 

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Important Public Notice From the Pueblo Wastewater Treatment Plant

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DO NOT Flush Disinfecting Wipes, “Flushable” Wipes, Napkins or Paper Towels down Toilet – Throw Them Away instead 

Wastewater Treatment Plants Will be Overwhelmed, Consumers Will Face In-home Plumbing Backups and Bloc...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

“Drop Box” for City of Pueblo Finance Business placed at City Hall

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The City of Pueblo has placed a “Drop Box” at City Hall so that customers can simply drop off communication, tax payments or any other city related documents to ensure social distancing is followed as recommended by the CDC. The Drop B...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

A Message From Police Chief Davenport

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Dear Pueblo,

The situation in which we, our city, currently find ourselves is certainly very difficult.  Our daily routines, our activities, indeed our lives, have been significantly altered.  We share our concerns with our fellow Colorad...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

COVID-19 Large Item & Tire Drop-Off

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The Mayor Gradisar has suspended sales for the Large Item Vouchers due to the corona virus until further notice.

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

COVID 19- Pueblo Municipal Court

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Today Pueblo County reported its first confirmed case of Corona Virus. All resources indicate the best way to mitigate the spread of the virus is to limit large gatherings in public places. Therefore, in the interest of public health and safety, Municipal...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Pueblo Officials Working Together in Response to COVID-19

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PUEBLO – Elected and Government Officials in the City and County of Pueblo are working together to educate and reassure the public during an uncertain time regarding the Corona virus also known as COVID-19. Government officials are asking the pu...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

A COVID-19 Update Message From Mayor Gradisar

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March 13,2020 

We are facing an unprecedented challenge to our public health. Although there are no reported cases of
Corona Virus in Pueblo it is not realistic to believe that it has not invaded our community. The spread ofthe virus around the...

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Posted on: March 3, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Info

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What you need to know about COVID-19

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Posted on: March 11, 2020

Message from the Mayor – COVID-19

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Citizens of Pueblo,

I would like to assure the citizens of Pueblo that as Mayor, I am working collaboratively with the Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment (PDPHE) to monitor the situation involving the Coronavirus/COVID-19 impact on our comm...

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Posted on: February 7, 2020

City of Pueblo Warns Public to be Aware of ‘Spoof’ Phone Calls

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The City of Pueblo Information Technology Department has received information that some residents have been receiving ‘spoof’ calls identifying as coming from City offices. If the recipient answers the phone, thinking they are getting ...

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Posted on: October 28, 2019

Inclement Weather Policy

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With today’s snowstorm and inclement weather, some citizens had questions about if the city was open or was going to close early. City of Pueblo offices remained open today as Mayor Nick Gradisar issued this memo to employees. ‘

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Posted on: October 25, 2019

CITY IS WARNING BUSINESSES OF PURCHASE ORDER SCAM REGARDING LOCAL GOVERNMENT PURCHASE ORDERS

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Scammers are utilizing look-a-like email addresses to make it appear that pricing is being requested from local governments and even federal government agencies. The scammers then issue a fraudulent purchase order that appears to come from a government ag...

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Posted on: October 23, 2019

SRDA In Need of Volunteer Drivers

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WE NEED YOUR HELP!!
THE SRDA MEALS ON WHEELS PROGRAM NEEDS VOLUNTEERS TO DELIVER MEALS TO HOMEBOUND SENIORS
DAYS ARE FLEXIBLE, BUT YOU MUST BE AVAILABLE FROM 10:30 AM TO 1:00 PM 
MILEAGE REIMBURSEMENT IS OFFERED
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Posted on: October 17, 2019

Mayor Nick Gradisar Releases His Priority List of Streets Most in Need of Repair

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Mayor Nick Gradisar has released his priority list of streets most in need of immediate attention and repair in the City of Pueblo

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Posted on: October 15, 2019

Pueblo Receives $40,000 National Grant

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In a nationwide press release, Etsy and Master Card announced that Pueblo is one of the recipients of the Etsy Makers Cities grant which supports local creative business entrepreneurs. The grant, which provides $40,000 in cash and a wealth of technical as...

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Posted on: October 7, 2019

Public Health Urges to Stop Vaping

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Pueblo, CO October 4, 2019- Health Officials at the Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment are urging people to follow the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s recommendation to refrain from using e-cigarette or vaping produc...

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Posted on: October 4, 2019

City of Pueblo Information Technology Department Receives National Award

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The City of Pueblo’s Information Technology Department has been nationally recognized for its newly revamped website.

The department was honored with the ‘Pinnacle Award’ by the National Association of Government Web Professio...

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Posted on: August 6, 2019

Practical, Budget-Friendly Ways to Practice Home Security

Practical, Budget-Friendly Ways to Practice Home Security

By Charlotte Meier, homesafetyhub.orgPUBLISHED: August 06, 2019

Preventing break-ins at your home doesn’t have to bust your budget. Expensive security systems come with perks, but ...

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Posted on: August 1, 2019

Mayor Chooses New Fire Chief

Mayor Nick Gradisar has chosen the person who will take over as chief of the City of Pueblo Fire Department and become the first woman ever to hold that position in Pueblo.

Gradisar announced this afternoon that he has selected Barbara Huber, currently a c...

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Posted on: July 17, 2018

Bogus Job Postings

Recently, false job postings have been published on various job sites that are not actual vacancies in our organization. The job postings listed on the City's website are the only available openings for the City. 

This has been causing a lot of co...

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