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Stay in the Know

The Town of Dolores is actively working on a variety of projects to improve our area.

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Dolores Recreation Access and Infrastructure Improvement Project

Objections must be filed within 45 calendar days from March 8, 2023.

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The Town of Dolores is a must-stop for anyone who is nearby.

We are a wonderful small town located in a canyon with the beautiful Dolores River cutting along one side and rock cliffs on the other. Summer temperatures range between 85 and 90 degrees with cool, clear nights. We also have nearby mountains and the second-largest reservoir in the state, McPhee Reservoir. The San Juan National Forest is only one mile away, which makes all of the above an outdoor enthusiast's wonderland.

Along with the outdoors, Dolores offers a unique mixture of shops, restaurants, taverns and even a brew pub. There are four town parks, a resourceful public library and a peaceful bike trail that runs along the beautiful Dolores River. Dolores also has three RV parks to welcome road travelers.


Latest News

The Nonprofit Infrastructure (NPI) Grant Program is a statewide grant program for small, community-based nonprofit organizations that provide services to communities that have historically been underrepresented, underserved, or under-resourced. The grant is designed for nonprofits in historically-marginalized communities that need help building capacity following the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Town of Dolores has consistently provided quality drinking water.  See the Consumer Confidence Report for the calendar year 2022 to see the information.
A bill aiming to protect 76 miles of the Dolores River appears poised for passage. The measure was reintroduced this spring by Senator Michael Bennet after it ran out of time in the 2022 session. The legislation has bi-partisan support, including an identical companion bill in the House introduced by Representative Lauren Boebert.

Public Notices

Now, Therefore, Be It Known, that notice is hereby given of a vacancy on the Planning and Zoning Commission. This vacant position has a term that expires on May 5, 2025.  An applicant who shall be a resident of the town shall be appointed by the Town Board of Trustees. 
Notice is hereby given that the Town of Dolores Board of Trustees will be holding a public hearing, Monday December 11th, 2023, at 6:30 p.m. at the Dolores Town Hall, and virtually by zoom.The purpose for the hearing is to approve the second and final reading amending Article 4 of the Dolores Land Use Code amending the maximum number of allowed short-term rentals. 
Public Hearing for 2024 Budget and 2024 Budget Adoption 

There's a Lot Happening Here

Join the Town Board Business using this link every second and fourth Mondays at 6:30 p.m.

The Planning Commission meetings are held on the first Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. Click here to join the meeting.


Land Use Code Update

View the Land Use Code. You may also visit Planning and Zoning to see the full code and zoning map project page for full details.