For Recreation please go to the recreation page to sign up for the sport you are interested in HERE.
To learn more about signing up for Xpress Bill Pay, go to the Utility page HERE.
2013 City Office Closures
For a calendar of dates the City of Monte Vista offices will be closed please click here.
CHAPMAN PARK TRAIL INFORMATION
The walking trail around Chapman Park is .506 miles.
Train to Christmas Town
The Rio Grande Scenic Railroad will be having The Train to Christmas Town once again!
The train leaves the station at 5:30pm and 7:30pm until December 22nd Friday, Saturday and Sundays!
The conductor will welcome you aboard and punch your ticket as you find your seat in warm, decorated cars. Meet Bumblebee the Polar Bear, Wabash the Squirrel, even Zephyr the depot cat and laugh along with Elves while they’re busy serving cookies and cocoa, and leading guests in singing Christmas carols. Upon arrival at Christmas Town, Santa climbs on board and walks through the cars greeting each child with holiday cheer and his signature “Ho, Ho, Ho”!
The Monte Vista Historic Preservation Commission is established with the general purpose to aid in the preservation of historic properties and districts within the city of Monte Vista. A Historic Property Alteration Permit must be obtained prior to any external alteration, construction, removal or demolition impacting a historically designated property. Applications for a historic property alteration permit shall be submitted to the Community Development Department.
Projects exempt from the permit and review processes include interior renovation.As a general rule, any project that would constitute a noticeable change to the exterior of the building should be submitted via the permit process.
Click on the links above for more detailed information regarding the Historic Property Alteration Permit and the Local Historic Landmark Designation guidelines.
INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENT PROJECT
INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENT PROJECT AT US 160 & US 285 IN MONTE VISTA (#17758)
The Colorado Department of Transportation hosted a public open house Thursday, January 10, to share information and answer questions about upcoming improvements at US 160 & US 285 in Monte Vista.
The work, slated for construction from spring through fall of 2013, involves the following: removal of the existing asphalt and reconstruction in concrete; new sidewalks, curbs and gutters, and curb ramps at the intersection (the work zone lies between mile post 215 and 216.67).
SIGN UP TO RECEIVE FUTURE PROJECT MESSAGES: For more information the public may call Nancy Shanks, CDOT Public Relations, at (970) 385-1428. Those interested (including media) in receiving upcoming information about the project, the schedule and future meetings are encouraged to sign up for email or text messages by going to www.coloradodot.info. Choose the green cell phone icon in the upper right corner; then after signing up, choose the project entitled "US 160 Monte Vista". Messages will begin being sent out when the project team is on board.
In accordance with the Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the City of Monte Vista prohibits discrimination in all of its programs and activities, based on race, age, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, family medical history or genetic information, military or veteran status, parental status, marital status, political affiliation, or any other status protected by state or local law.