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Posted on: March 26, 2020

City of Glenwood Springs Public Buildings Closed until April 30,2020

The City of Glenwood Springs has extended the closure for all City public buildings until April 30, 2020. New service limitations for City Parks and the South Canyon Landfill.

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO – Citing Amended Public Health Order 20-24, Glenwood Springs City Manager Debra Figueroa has extended the closure for all public buildings until April 30, 2020. This continued closure includes the Community Center, City Hall, the Police Department Administrative office, the Fire Department Administrative office, and the Art Center. The City will re-evaluate the closure on April 30, 2020.

Police, Fire, Public Works, Facilities, Parks, Landfill, Recycle Center, and City Leadership will continue to provide essential services. Updates to City services due to Public Health Order 20-24 are as follows:

City Parks

All recreation facilities, skate park, sports courts, playgrounds, picnic pavilions and other areas conducive to close proximity public gatherings are closed and all events, programs, classes and camps have been cancelled through April 30th.

Glenwood Springs parks and trails will remain open to the public to engage in walking, hiking, biking, running, and similar outdoor activities of less than 10 people with the ability to remain 6 feet apart at all times.

South Canyon Landfill

The South Canyon Landfill will only be accepting trash hauler trucks, construction waste, household trash and recycling.  Acceptance of electronic recycling and yard waste will be suspended until the Stay-At-Home order is lifted by the Governor. Acceptable of cash payments is also suspended until further notice.  Payments via established charge accounts, check and credit cards are the only acceptable methods of payment currently.

Please be aware that travel to and from a Landfill is not within the Stay-At-Home order established by the Governor.  Please do not travel to the landfill if not 100% necessary to do so.

Geographic Information System Hub

The City’s GIS Division has created a platform that incorporates information, maps and resources about the coronavirus response in our local area. Please see the City’s website maps hub on the home page for up to date information with both local and statewide happenings

The City’s website at www.cogs.us has a complete listing of all staff phone numbers and email addresses. City office phones will be forwarded to cell phones to allow the public to continue to reach city staff members during this time.

To receive updated information on local guidelines and procedures, please visit Garfield County Public Health’s website and sign-up to receive notifications from their emergency blog at https://www.garfield-county.com/public-health/novel-coronavirus/.

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