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City of Creede, A Colorado Town

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We are a statutory town located in Southwest Colorado at the headwaters of the Rio Grande River. Creede is the county seat and the only incorporated town in Mineral County. Town Hall is located at 2223 North Main Street, at the base of Creede's iconic cliffs.  

Our mission is to provide citizens of Creede with high quality services while striving to protect our heritage and promote our cultural and economic well-being. 

This website is intended to promote access to information to government documents, services, and news. Please contact us if you have any questions, comments, or suggestions! 

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COVID-19 Info & Holiday Decoration Contest

 

COVID-19 UPDATES

For more information regarding Mineral County and the City of Creede's COVID-19 virus updates, please click here or visit the mineral county website here.

 Due to COVID-19, City meetings are now handled remotely. The public is still able to attend from the comfort of their phone or computer! Click HERE to find out how.

COVID-19 Resources

Employment Opportunities

Public Works is hiring Full and Part Time Positions! 

Click here to view Job Descriptions and Applications

CDOT: Winter Wise & Winter Preparedness  

Where’s winter?

CDOT releases latest episode of the new “Winter Driving in the Wild” series amid Denver’s snowless streak
 

*Andrew Hogle is available for interviews about winter driving preparations and the “Winter Driving in the Wild” video series.
 

STATEWIDE —  Hey, Colorado, where’s winter? CDOT is reminding Colorado drivers that snow will eventually fall, and you should prepare your vehicle now for when it does. As part of its Winter Wise campaign, the agency just released the second installment of the new “Winter Driving in the Wild” video series that addresses winter driving preparedness. 


View CDOT’s new “Winter Preparedness” video here.

Snow has evaded much of the state so far this season, and Denver is setting marks unseen since before World War II. Denver recently set the latest snowfall record — the previous latest snowfall was Nov. 21 (1934) — and is climbing its consecutive-days-without-measurable-snow record (currently at 226 days, ranking third all-time). The city’s most days without snow is 235 days, set in 1887.

“This is an unusual start to winter; I’m patiently waiting for snow like everyone else,” said Andrew Hogle, CDOT public information officer. “I’m no meteorologist, but there’s a 100% chance snow will return. Our latest ‘Winter Driving in the Wild’ video is a crucial reminder that Coloradans need to prepare for unpredictable winter weather. You don’t want to get caught in a snowstorm without a safe vehicle, tires and adequate tread. And a quality ice scraper, among other things.”


ABOUT WINTER DRIVING IN THE WILD
“Winter Driving in the Wild” is an educational video series that raises awareness of the laws, preparations and resources for safe and efficient winter driving. The series features the do’s and don’ts of Colorado winter driving through wildlife documentary-style mini-movies. “Winter Driving in the Wild” launches as CDOT prepares for winter travel, and the department hopes the series serves as a humorous and educational reminder of how to stay safe throughout winter.

ABOUT WINTER WISE
CDOT’s Winter Wise campaign focuses on education, tools and resources to help keep drivers safe on Colorado’s winter roads. To learn more and view helpful tips for winter driving, visit winter.codot.gov. For specific information about I-70 and other highway travel conditions, motorists can call 511 or check COtrip.org. Additionally, drivers can check Twitter for up-to-date travel information via @ColoradoDOT. For more detailed information about the Traction and Passenger Vehicle Safety Laws, snowplow laws, safety stats and frequently asked questions, visit winter.codot.gov.  

ABOUT CDOT
CDOT’s Whole System-Whole Safety program has one simple mission — to get everyone home safely. Our approximately 3,000 employees work tirelessly to reduce the rate and severity of crashes and improve the safety of all modes of transportation. The department manages more than 23,000 lane miles of highway, more than 3,000 bridges and 35 mountain passes. CDOT also manages grant partnerships with a range of agencies, including metropolitan planning organizations, local governments and airports. It also operates Bustang, the state-owned interregional express bus service. Gov. Jared Polis has charged CDOT to further build on the state’s intermodal mobility options. 

STAY INFORMED
Travelers are urged to “know before you go.” Gather information about weather forecasts and anticipated travel impacts and current road conditions prior to hitting the road. CDOT resources include:

 

What's New

December 3, 2021
Below are two highway maintenance alerts from CDOT – US 160 East of Monte Vista and CO 149 near South Fork. CDOT Highway maintenance alert (pothole patching on HWY 149 near South Fork)  citizens are aware of what CDOT will be doing next week and can plan accordingly:

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City of Creede- Mission & Vision

Mission Statement

Mission Statement: To provide and maintain infrastructure, facilities, community, environment, and services that ensure the health, safety, welfare, and quality of life for both residents, and visitors by balancing planning and freedom in order to maintain, and continue the authentic, historic community that is Creede. 

Vision Statement

  • To make Creede a sustainable place for year round families by emphasizing key areas of our community 
  • Operating, repairing, upgrading, and maintaining quality infrastructure.
  • Supporting staff in customer service, and daily operations 
  • Having an informed electorate, and general public with both modern, and old-fashioned correspondence
  • Highlighting and supporting key community, and economic drivers
  • Fostering both a business, and community friendly environment, while still applying our "Mission Statement"
  • Having open and cooperative relations with both local, and area governments
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