Cortez Municipal government

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Waterline, other construction plans on Cortez council agenda

On Tuesday, the Cortez City Council will vote on regulations that could affect multiple upcoming construction projects. The public meeting will start with a workshop at 5:20 p.m. in the Mesa Verde...

DATE: June 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Conquistador Golf Course to get official guide

The city of Cortez plans to step up its promotion of Conquistador Golf Course. The city doesn’t advertise Conquistador much outside the Cortez area, and special events coordinator Jon Brooks hopes...

DATE: June 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Cortez teams up with Inspire Coalition to secure GOCO grant

The Cortez Parks and Recreation Department, along with more than a dozen other organizations that make up the Montezuma Inspire Coalition, is about to submit its first joint application for state...

DATE: June 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Cortez Sanitation District considers lowering hotel and RV fees

The Cortez Sanitation District might lower plant investment fees for hotels and recreational vehicle parks this year. For several months, district manager Jan Nelson has researched the cost of...

DATE: June 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Two public hearings on agenda for Cortez council meeting

On Tuesday, the Cortez City Council plans to bring closure to several issues. The council will hold public hearings on two ordinances that would give final approval to the sale of the old City Hall...

DATE: June 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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All ages show up for annual Cortez Fishing Derby

About 90 fishing poles lined the edge of the pond in Parque de Vida on Saturday evening during the eighth annual Cortez Fishing Derby.The event, organized by the Cortez Parks, Recreation and...

DATE: June 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Tim Kline resigning from Cortez planning and zoning board

Tim Kline on Tuesday announced his plan to resign from the Cortez planning and zoning commission, ending his seven-year tenure. Kline said at the end of Tuesday’s commission meeting that he had...

DATE: June 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Cortez’s Welcome Center manager resigns after pot ad ban

Noel Cooley has resigned as manager of the Cortez Colorado Welcome Center, a month after banning marijuana advertising from brochures at the state-funded center, city officials confirmed...

DATE: June 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Cortez overdue for update on Cortez building code

It’s a time of transition at the Cortez planning and building department, as officials consider updating the city’s building codes, alongside other changes for builders. The city has operated under...

DATE: May 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Cortez to install new steps on Conquistador Golf Course

The Cortez Golf Advisory Board plans to install a flight of steps at the ninth hole tee box on Conquistador Golf Course this summer, following complaints by players.Greenskeeper Russ Grover said,...

DATE: May 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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City employees face higher deductible for insurance

During its meeting on Tuesday, the Cortez City Council approved a new employee health insurance plan with higher upfront costs, which they hope will save money in the long run.Human resources...

DATE: May 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Cortez cracks down on unconventional signs

The city of Cortez is asking area business owners to get permits if they want to keep their more colorful outdoor signs. Planning and building director Sam Proffer sent out a letter to several...

DATE: May 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business