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Fort Collins Utilities Releases 2021 Drinking Water Quality Report

Lois Rellergert, Environmental Regulatory Specialist, 970-416-2059, lrellergert@fcgov.com, Website: Website. Fort Collins Utilities released its annual Drinking Water Quality Report. The report provides water quality test results, information on how our water is protected, where it comes from and more. Americans drink more than one billion glasses of tap water every...
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City of Fort Collins Memorial Day Closures

Amanda King, Communications and Public Involvement Director, 970-221-6207, aking@fcgov.com, Website: www.fcgov.com. In honor of the Memorial Day holiday, all City offices will be closed on Monday, May 30. Essential services such as fire, police and utilities will continue as usual. The Gardens on Spring Creek, Senior Center, Foothills Activity Center...
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City seeks volunteers to serve on Boards and Commissions

City Clerk's Office, , 970-221-6515, boardsandcommissions@fcgov.com. City Council is seeking applicants to fill upcoming vacancies on City boards and commissions. Board and commission members advise Council on issues related to housing, the environment, transportation, planning and development, human services, utilities, and cultural and recreational services. Applicants may apply to two...
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Councilmember Peel to Host Listening Session May 28

Sarah Kane, Executive Administrative Assistant, 970-416-2447, skane@fcgov.com, Website: fcgov.com/citycouncil. Fort Collins City Councilmember Shirley Peel will host an informal community listening session from 9-10 a.m. Saturday, May 28 at Starbucks, 3617 S. College Ave., Suite A (College & Horsetooth). All residents are invited to attend and share ideas about the...
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Free Mulch Day rescheduled for May 21 and mulch available now at multiple community parks

Ralph Zentz, Senior Urban Forester, 970-221-6302, rzentz@fcgov.com, Website: fcgov.com/forestry. The City of Fort Collins Forestry Division will provide free wood mulch to the Fort Collins community on Saturday, May 21 from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at 1380 Hoffman Mill Road. After putting out the spot fires at Hoffman Mill, Forestry staff evaluated the remaining mulch and have enough to provide to the community.
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Mulberry Street Sewer Line at City Park – Traffic Pattern Changing

Jason Stutzman, Utilities Project Manager, 970-221-6212, jstutzman@fcgov.com, Website: Website. Beginning Monday, May 16, local and commuter traffic access will change on Mulberry Street. Access will be open from Shields Street west to South Bryan Avenue, which includes entrance to businesses at City Park Plaza, City Park, golf, community pool, etc. Local traffic will have access to Cook Street and properties on Mulberry east of Cook Street, but Mulberry Street will be closed between Cook Street and Crestmore Drive. Crestmore Drive will remain open. (See map and updates at fcgov.com/mulberry-sewer.) Through traffic to Taft Hill Road remains closed until the end of July or when the project is complete.
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Suspects arrested for kidnapping, assault

Public Information Office, Fort Collins Police Services, 970-818-8950, fcpsmedia@fcgov.com. Two suspects have been arrested for kidnapping and assaulting a man in Fort Collins. Just after 9:30 p.m. on May 8, 2022, Fort Collins 911 received a call from a resident on Sherwood Forest Court. The caller said an injured man...
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Police investigate fatal motorcycle vs SUV crash

Public Information Office, Fort Collins Police Services, 970-818-8950, fcpsmedia@fcgov.com. Police are investigating a fatal collision involving a motorcycle and SUV. Just before 7 a.m. on May 10, 2022, Fort Collins 911 received multiple calls about a crash at South College Avenue and Triangle Drive. Investigators determined that a 1997 Honda CB900 motorcycle was traveling south on College Avenue when it was involved in a collision with a 2008 GMC Yukon turning left from Triangle Drive onto northbound College Avenue. The 34-year-old male driver of the motorcycle sustained serious injuries. He was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The 44-year-old male driver of the Yukon was not injured.
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City’s Annual Community Survey Open Now!

Amanda King, Director of Communication, 970-221-6207, aking@fcgov.com. The City of Fort Collins has released its annual Community Survey which is open now through May 27, 2022. Surveys were mailed to randomly selected households across Fort Collins beginning in mid-April. Residents who received the survey are encouraged to complete it and...
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Charges filed in shooting death of child

Public Information Office, Fort Collins Police Services, 970-818-8950, fcpsmedia@fcgov.com. Two people are wanted on charges related to the accidental shooting death of a child, and police need help finding them. On April 10, 2022, Fort Collins Police Services responded to a home in the 1200 block of Lincoln Avenue where...
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Police safely arrest armed suspect wanted for sex assault

Public Information Office, Fort Collins Police Services, 970-818-8950, fcpsmedia@fcgov.com. Police have safely arrested an uncooperative, armed man wanted for sexually assaulting children. In late 2021, Fort Collins Police detectives received a report of repeated assaults that occurred several years earlier. The suspect was identified as Dakota Colvin, who was 19...
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Plastic Bags Banned from Fort Collins Grocery Stores Starting May 1

Beginning May 1 grocery stores in Fort Collins will no longer provide plastic bags for carrying out purchases and will begin charging customers 10-cents for each paper bag used. The ban on plastic bags is part of the City’s Disposable Bag Ordinance, passed by voters in the April 2021 election, and just one of many ways the City is prioritizing waste reduction and climate action goals. The Ordinance only applies to large grocery stores as the largest producers of single-use carry-out bags. Customers who are part of income-qualified assistance programs at the local, state, and federal levels do not have to pay the 10-cent paper bag fee.
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Councilmember Peel to Host Listening Session April 30

Sarah Kane, Executive Administrative Assistant, 970-416-2447, skane@fcgov.com, Website: fcgov.com/citycouncil. Fort Collins City Councilmember Shirley Peel will host an informal community listening session from 9-10 a.m. Saturday, April 30 at Starbucks, 3617 S. College Ave., Suite A (College & Horsetooth). All residents are invited to attend and share ideas about the...
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Free and fun community event, Kids in the Park, returns to Twin Silo

Valerie Van Ryn, Lead Marketing Specialist, 970-221-6875, vvanryn@fcgov.com. Kids in the Park, a free, family-focused event for the community will be held at Twin Silo Park (5552 Ziegler Road) on Sunday, April 24 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Formerly called “Kites in the Park”, this year’s event will include exciting attractions such as live music, food trucks, giant bubbles, climbing wall and obstacle course, as well as old favorites such as kite decorating and flying.
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Applications Open April 20 for 2022 ARPA Learning Loss Mitigation Grant Funding Process

The City has received federal funding through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) to address student learning loss that has occurred as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Funds will be awarded to eligible organizations that offer learning loss mitigation services for K-12 students that address the academic, social, emotional and/or behavioral impact of the pandemic.
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