Welcome To Cañon City, Colorado

Welcome to Cañon City... your "gateway to adventure." Our community has a rich cultural heritage and interesting geologic history. We embrace our past and plan for an exciting future. Ours is a truly special community, with abundant recreational opportunities, vast open space from the plains to the Rocky Mountains, parks and trails, community events all year long, and of course the Arkansas River and the Royal Gorge. If you live here you know what I mean. If you are considering relocating your home or business, you will discover it for yourself. You will not be disappointed. I look forward to seeing you around town or out on the trail. Mayor Preston R. Troutman

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Planning Commission Opening!

This seven-member Commission meets regularly on the fourth Wednesday of each month, at 6:00 p.m., and functions as an advisory board to the City Council on matters concerning zoning, subdivisions and other land use and development issues. Special workshop sessions may also be conducted from time to time. The vacant positions will be filled at interviews to be conducted by the City Council on a date to be determined.

If you live within the city limits of Cañon City, and are willing to donate a few hours each month to serve this community, please send a letter of interest, outlining your abilities and reasons for wanting to serve on the Planning Commission to: Cañon City Council, c/o Cathy Rabe, MMC, City Clerk, P.O. Box 1460, Cañon City, CO 81215-1460. Letters of interest should be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, November 27th. The City reserves the right to make the final decision on selection of Committee members.

Halloween Short Story Contest

The Cañon City Public Library is having a Halloween Short Story contest. All ages (1-100+) are invited to send the library your scary short story (1000 to 7500 words). The deadline is Saturday November 4th at 5 pm. Get your story published!


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