City of Cortez

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The Cortez City Council expressed interest Tuesday night in contributing about $20,000 to the Bridge Emergency Shelter in the form of waiving fees.

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The City of Cortez has extended its operating hours at three municipal buildings. Effective Monday, City Hall, the Police Department, and the City Service Center will be open 7:30am to 5:30pm, Monday through Friday.

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The Cortez City Council voted 6 to 1 Monday to send a letter supporting Canyons of the Ancients National Monument, which lies just west of the city.

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Two local artists came before the Cortez City Council on Tuesday to express dismay over the city’s call for artists to “loan” their works to beautify the new City Hall.


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The City of Cortez may be able to spruce up its South Broadway entrance if a proposed land exchange with the Cortez Fire Protection District goes through.