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Posted on: July 27, 2023

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Posted on: February 16, 2023

Pueblo West will use third-party election provider, County Clerk declines election request

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The Pueblo West Metropolitan District has entered into an agreement with Community Resource Services of Colorado to provide election services for the May 2 Board of Directors election. 

On Jan. 27, the office of Pueblo County Clerk Candace Rivera ...

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Posted on: December 13, 2022

Bond named 2022 Pueblo West Metro District Employee of the Year

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Water utility maintenance technician Ray Bond has been named the Pueblo West Metropolitan District 2022 Employee of the Year award. Bond received the award during the Pueblo West Metro District Employee Appreciation Party on Saturday, Dec. 17.

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Posted on: January 3, 2023

Is Colorado's new cage-free egg law making you consider raising your own hens?

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Is it legal to raise egg-laying hens in Pueblo West? 

For the majority of Pueblo West Metro District residents, the answer is actually "yes." Residents living in an "agricultural zone" may keep up to 12 chickens, provided you f...

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Posted on: October 27, 2020

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Posted on: October 27, 2020

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Posted on: November 10, 2022

PRESS RELEASE: Pueblo West Ballot Question 6D passes, ensures continued funding for Fire Department

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November 10, 2022

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Posted on: December 4, 2023

Pueblo West Light Fight - Vote now!

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The first annual Pueblo West Light Fight is happening now. Load your family into the car and tour the decorated homes. When you return be sure to vote for your favorite.

Voting will run from December 2nd through December 15th. Winners will be announced on ...

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Posted on: November 8, 2023

PROPOSED CHANGE IN WATER AND SEWER RATES FOR 2024

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Sections 32-1-1001, et seq., and particularly in accord with Colo. Rev. Stat. 32-1-1001

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Posted on: September 19, 2023

Annual Tom Sawyer Fishing Derby is Oct. 7

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The annual Tom Sawyer Fishing Derby, one of the most popular events on the Pueblo West Parks and Recreation calendar, is slated for Saturday, Oct. 7 at the Cattails Crossing Pond in Pueblo West. Open to children a...

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Posted on: September 13, 2023

Pueblo West Metro Board votes to fund community events with marijuana tax revenue

Pueblo West Metro Board votes to fund community events with marijuana tax revenue

The Pueblo West Metro Board has voted to dedicate a portion of the Metro District’s marijuana excise tax revenue to support the Metro District’s community events, including Fourth of July events, the new summer concert series, and other events.

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Posted on: September 11, 2023

Metro District, Board collaborate on transparent line-by-line budget review

Metro District, Board collaborate on transparent line-by-line budget review

The Pueblo West Metropolitan District has formed a budget committee to review the 2024 budget line-by-line. Led by Board of Directors members Brian Axworthy and Joe Mahaney, Finance Director Karen Cordova, Interim District Manager Christian J. Heyn, and D...

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Posted on: September 7, 2023

Fire Station No. 2 Groundbreaking Ceremony is Friday, Sept. 8 at 9 a.m.

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For Immediate Release

PUEBLO WEST, Colo. — Pueblo West Metropolitan District and Nunn Construction are proud to announce the groundbreaking ceremony for Pueblo West Fire Station No. 2, set to take place on Friday, Sept. 8 at 9 a.m. at the site of ...

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Posted on: September 6, 2023

Community Development moves to Spaulding Ave. Metro District main offices, boosting customer service

Pueblo West Community Development Department moves to 63 Spaulding Ave.

Residents of Pueblo West can now benefit from a more streamlined experience when accessing Metro District services. 

The Community Development department, responsible for applications, land use and covenant enforcement, has relocated to the Pueblo...

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Posted on: August 28, 2023

Metro District launches ‘Community Conversations Campaign’ to improve engagement with residents

Pueblo West Metro District launches ‘Community Conversations Campaign’ to improve engagement

PUEBLO WEST, Colo. — The Pueblo West Metropolitan District has launched the Community Conversations Campaign, a program designed to actively engage residents, showing the District's pledge to increase community access, be trans...

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Posted on: August 25, 2023

Save the Date: Pueblo West Fire Station No. 2 Groundbreaking Ceremony

Save the Date: Pueblo West Fire Station No. 2 Groundbreaking Ceremony

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PUEBLO WEST, Colo. — Members of the media and public are invited to attend the groundbreaking ceremony for Pueblo West Fire Station No. 2. The ceremony, a partnership between the Pueblo West Metropolitan District and the p...

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Posted on: August 15, 2023

Pueblo West mourns loss of community leader Lew Quigley

Remembering former Metro Board member and Pueblo leader Lew Quigley

Pueblo West is mourning the loss of a beloved community leader.  Lew Quigley, former Pueblo West Metro District Board of Directors member and Pueblo City Manager, passed away on August 7, 2023, leaving a legacy of dedicated service and c...

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Posted on: August 11, 2023

Pueblo West Fire Department joins Pueblo County Mass Casualty Incident exercise

Pueblo West Fire Department Joins Pueblo County Mass Casualty Incident Exercise

The Pueblo West Fire Department will participate in the Mass Casualty Incident (MCI) exercise in collaboration with the Pueblo Fire Department and Pueblo County Fire Chiefs on Thursday, Aug. 17. This event offers a significant opportunity for the fire dep...

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Posted on: August 3, 2023

Board of Directors change meeting time and public involvement rules

Board of Directors change meeting time and public involvement rules

The Pueblo West Metropolitan District Board of Directors are making some important changes to their regular meetings. 

Starting with the first meeting in August on Monday, Aug. 14, board meetings will begin at 6 p.m. instead of 5 p.m. The meetings...

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Posted on: July 20, 2023

Pueblo West awarded $1.3 million for trail construction

Pueblo West awarded $1.3 million for trail construction

The Pueblo West Metropolitan District has received $1.35 million from the Colorado Department of Transportation to fund construction of a pedestrian and bicycle trail along S. Purcell Blvd., Governor Jared Polis announced. The award is part of Colorado&am...

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Posted on: June 28, 2023

Stage One Water Restrictions lifted in Pueblo West

Stage One Water Restrictions Lifted in Pueblo West

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PUEBLO WEST, Colo. — The Pueblo West Metropolitan District Water and Wastewater Department announced Pueblo West will lift water restrictions. Pueblo West had been in Stage One Voluntary Water Restrictions since 202...

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Posted on: July 18, 2023

Community asked to participate in development of annual budget

Community asked to participate in development of annual budget

The Pueblo West Metropolitan District Board of Directors is inviting community members to July 20 and July 31 Budget Committee meetings as the Metro District begins development of the 2024 Annual Budget.

This year, a budget committee was formed, consisting...

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Posted on: May 25, 2023

What does the new Pueblo County/Pueblo West roads intergovernmental agreement mean for residents?

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The Pueblo West Metropolitan District and Pueblo County government voted to ratify a new intergovernmental agreement, or IGA, regarding the maintenance of roads in Pueblo West. The Pueblo West Board of Directors approved the language in the agreement on M...

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Posted on: May 30, 2023

Registration for first session of summer youth swim lessons is Friday, June 2 from 1 to 3:30

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Because of high community demand, the registration window for the second session of Pueblo West Parks and Rec youth swim lessons is ONLINE only from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Friday, June 16.

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Posted on: June 30, 2023

Fourth of July Parade Information

Pueblo West 4th of July Parade Information

On Tuesday, July 4, the Pueblo West Metropolitan District will host the Jack Fowler Memorial Fourth of July Parade. The parade is scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m.

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Posted on: May 22, 2023

Two new Pueblo West Metropolitan Board of Directors members take oaths of office

New Pueblo West Metro District Board members, Brian Axworthy and Bill Vickers

Brian Axworthy and Bill Vickers, who were elected to the Pueblo West Metropolitan District Board of Directors on May 2, took their oaths of office Monday, May 22, beginning their four-year term on the Board. 

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Posted on: April 27, 2023

Crossroads provides Metro District assurances about planned facility

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Crossroads’ Turning Points is planning construction of an inpatient medical, mental health and substance abuse treatment facility, which will be located at 355 E. Spaulding Ave. (map).

Numerous residents have voiced concerns to the Pueblo West Me...

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Posted on: April 17, 2023

Fire tax oversight group announces plans for first public report

Fire Protection Sales Tax Oversight Group will release report this summer

LEARN MORE: Get a Fire Station No. 2 update, view architectural drawings, and more.

The Pueblo West Fire Protection Sales Tax Oversight Group announced it will release its first public report about Fire Department spending of taxes collected through the pa...

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Posted on: April 11, 2023

Fourth of July wet parade will return for 2023

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The Pueblo West Metropolitan District Board of Directors have announced the return of the popular Fourth of July "wet parade" for the first time since 2019, and have renamed it the 'Jack Fowler Memorial Fourth of July Water Parade&a...

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Posted on: April 3, 2023

Pueblo West water restrictions will continue, residents asked to practice money-saving conservation

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For Immediate Release

PUEBLO WEST, Colo. — The Pueblo West Metropolitan District Water and Wastewater Department announced Pueblo West will remain in Stage One Voluntary Water Restrictions in 2023.

“We will be one of many communities on the Colorad...

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Posted on: April 13, 2023

Meet Interim District Manager Christian Heyn

Metro District Manager Christian Heyn

On March 27, 2023, the Pueblo West Metropolitan District Board of Directors appointed Christian J. Heyn to the role of Metro District Interim District Manager.

Prior to being named Interim District Manager, Christian was the Metro District Director of Perf...

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Posted on: April 13, 2023

Pueblo West Purple Heart Community special event is Saturday, April 15

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The Pueblo West Metropolitan District, in partnership with the Pueblo West VFW Post 5812, will recognize Pueblo West's status as a Purple Heart Community at noon on Saturday, April 15 at VFW Post 5812, 127 E. Spaulding Ave. in Pueblo West.

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Posted on: March 28, 2023

Pueblo West Metro District names interim district manager

Christian Heyn, Pueblo West Metro District interim district manager

The Pueblo West Metropolitan District Board of Directors have named Christian Heyn, previously the Metro District Director of Performance and Compliance, to the role of Interim District Manager.

The Board of Directors and Chief Administrator Brian Caserta,...

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Posted on: March 16, 2023

Meet the candidates for the Pueblo West Metro District Board of Directors

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Become a more educated voter! Learn more about the six individuals running for two open spots on the Pueblo West Metro District Board of Directors.

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Posted on: March 14, 2023

Pueblo West residents living in agricultural zones may now raise as many as 20 hens

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Following a resolution passed unanimously by the Pueblo West Metro District Board of Directors on March 13, Pueblo West residents may raise as many as 20 chickens on their property, an increase of the previous limit of 12. Residents should note t...

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Posted on: March 7, 2023

Pueblo West Metropolitan District launches ‘Pueblo West Alerts’ system

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New system to notify residents of emergencies, updates and community news

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March 7, 2023

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PUEBLO WEST, Colo. — In an effort to better inform the community, the ...

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Posted on: January 1, 2023

Pueblo West, Colorado taxes taking effect in 2023

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Several tax increases and changes approved by voters or the Colorado State Legislature in 2022 have taken effect as of Jan. 1, 2023.

Pueblo West Metropolitan District sales tax is now 5.9%

Locally, the voter-approved 1% sales tax increase to fund Pueblo Wes...

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Posted on: February 17, 2023

Apply to be a lifeguard! Sign up for lifeguard certification training. Open to ages 15 & up

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Are you 15 or older? Interested in learning how to become a lifeguard and get trained for a summer job? Pueblo West Parks and Rec will be offering a 3-day Lifeguard Course from March 17-19.

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Posted on: December 6, 2022

Pueblo West employees, community ensured parade success

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On Saturday, Dec. 3, the Pueblo West Holiday in Lights Parade returned after a three-year hiatus, and thanks to the hard work and planning by Pueblo West Metro District employees and community partners, an estimated crowd of over 500 people attended the e...

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Posted on: February 27, 2023

PRESS RELEASE: Federal project to widen Nichols Road, Pueblo West’s entry road to Lake Pueblo

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For immediate Release

PUEBLO WEST, Colo. — A federally-funded project to widen Nichols Road, Pueblo West’s only road entry into Lake Pueblo State Park, will begin this week.

The project also includes a pedestrian bridge to connect Lake Pueblo’s tra...

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Posted on: February 16, 2023

PRESS RELEASE: Pueblo West Metro District leader steps back from district management duties

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For immediate release

PUEBLO WEST, Colo. — Pueblo West Metropolitan District Chief Administrator Brian Caserta, who has been serving dual roles as the Pueblo West district manager and fire chief since 2021, has chosen to step back from his duties ...

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Posted on: February 13, 2023

PRESS RELEASE: Pueblo West Metro District launching new Community Volunteer Program

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For immediate release

PUEBLO WEST, Colo. — The Pueblo West Metropolitan District is unveiling a new Community Volunteer Program designed to administer citizen-led initiatives, community service projects, and upcoming community events.

“Over the yea...

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Posted on: January 11, 2023

PRESS RELEASE: Pueblo County/Pueblo West Roads Maintenance Update

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Pueblo County government and the Pueblo West Metropolitan District held a joint press conference on Wednesday, Jan. 11 to highlight the ongoing transfer of roads maintenance duties from the Metro District to the County.

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Posted on: January 11, 2023

PRESS RELEASE: Pueblo County/Pueblo West Roads Maintenance Update

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Following voters' approval of a 1% sales tax to pay for Pueblo West roads maintenance, the Pueblo West Metropolitan District and Pueblo County governments have been working closely to ensure a smooth transition of Pueblo West roads maintenance duties from...

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Posted on: January 31, 2023

Pueblo West Water purchases additional water rights in Twin Lakes Reservoir and Canal Company

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The Pueblo West Metropolitan District Water Department has expanded its water resources following the purchase of shares in the Twin Lakes Reservoir and Canal Company, located between Buena Vista and Leadville.

“To better serve our customers, Pueblo West W...

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Posted on: December 20, 2022

How do I prepare my pipes for extreme cold? What do I do if my pipes freeze?

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Frozen pipes are a wintertime concern in Colorado, especially when temperatures drop below 0 degrees Fahrenheit. Such dips in temperature pose safety concerns as well as the risk of frozen pipes in your home.

Residents are asked to take precautions to keep...

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Posted on: December 12, 2022

Collections & Distribution team recognized for safety

Collections and Distribution employee with safety recognition

The Pueblo West Metro District Water Department Collection and Distribution (C&D) team was recognized this month for their commitment to safety.

"Every time I made a suggestion to improve the safety environment in their department, it was fixed,&q...

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Posted on: October 27, 2020

Outdoor Efficiency

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  • Mulch planting beds with newspaper, leaves, bark, or wood chips. Mulches retain soil moisture and improve soil quality.
  • Water your plantings with a soaker hose or a drip irrigation system. Less water evaporates this way than with a sprinkler, and you targe...
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