Carbondale Report

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    Carbondale report: Trustees pursue STR tax, table lodging tax

    All Carbondale trustees were present at their regular meeting on July 27.

    During opening comments, trustee Lani Kitching talked about a gradual release of contracted water at the Ruedi Reservoir to help fish populations by cooling the Roaring Fork River. Carbondale, Basalt and Glenwood Springs participated.

    Trustee… read more →

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    New marijuana store eyes abandoned storefront

    All trustees were present at their regular meeting on July 12 with the exception of Mayor Ben Bohmfalk. It was Mayor Pro Tem Erica Sparhawk’s first meeting in that role, leading the process in the mayor’s absence.

    Beyond the procedural minutia of municipal government — approving commission minutes — there… read more →

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    Carbondale Report: Trustees roll ahead with WE-cycle

    When the Roaring Fork Transportation Authority (RFTA) presented on initiating a bike share program in Carbondale in November 2021, the cost-benefit ratio was unconvincing in the light of more apparent needs, such as an expanded circulator service.

    By contrast, RFTA and WE-cycle came before the trusteesread more →

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    Focus narrows on Town Center properties

    Does Carbondale need a boutique hotel downtown? A parking garage? How about an enclosed space for a 3-4 season farmers market?

    While many details remain up in the air, Carbondale trustees are narrowing in on some of the fundamentals for how to proceed with the propertiesread more →

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    Carbondale gains a park and condominium complex

    Carbondale’s regular municipal meeting on May 10 saw all trustees in attendance. After a slew of students of the month were recognized, comments from persons not on the agenda were heard.

    Resident Arn Menconi stepped forward to elucidate that the language in the short term rentalsread more →

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    Maximum vibrancy for acceptable impact

    There was significant build-up to the trustees’ March 15 work session with a return to the contentious topic of Main Street closures. In 2020, responding to pandemic-induced capacity restrictions for restaurants, the town opted to limit traffic on the “300 Block,” between Third Street and Fourth Street, and completely close… read more →

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    Carbondale Trustees presented with draft budget for 2022

    Carbondale staff has been meticulously managing the finer details that make a municipal budget presentable ahead of the document becoming publicly available.

    Finance Director Renae Gustine reported to Town Trustees  that the baseline budget represents a commitment to providing high-quality services at financially sustainable levels.read more →

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    Trustees look ahead to 2022

    The latest regular meeting of Carbondale trustees began with introducing Boden Hamilton, a senior at Roaring Fork High School and non-voting member of the board representing the youth perspective.

    During trustee comments, Erica Sparhawk shared her enthusiasm from the recent Colorado Mountain League conference, saying thatread more →

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    Junta administrativa habla de negocios

    Traducción por Dolores Duarte

    Toda la junta administrativa de Carbondale estuvo presente en la reunión ordinaria del 14 de septiembre, con excepción de Heather Henry.

    Durante los comentarios públicos, tres residentes presentaron problemas con el transportista de basura de la ciudad. Amy Krakow expresó laread more →