The Town of Dolores Colorado Regular Municipal Election will be held on Tuesday, April 2nd, 2024.

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Grant Opportunity

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. This program is administered under the direction of the Colorado Department of Local Affairs (DOLA).

Proposed Federal Protection for Dolores River

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.

Recycling Tips and Tricks

Four Corners Recycling Initiative provides free recycling drop off sites in Dolores and Mancos as well as at the Public Lands Office.

The large bins accept:

  • Cardboard (no plastic attached and please flatten boxes the bins fill quickly)
  • Plastic 1 & 2 (please rinse out)
  • Paper (no newspaper-newspaper will contaminate the entire bin of paper)
  • Mixed metals

Recycling Center Locations

Dolores Recreation Access and Infrastructure Improvement Project - Notice of Opportunity to Object

The San Juan National Forest has prepared an environmental assessment (EA) and draft decision notice and finding of no significant impact (DN/FONSI) for the Dolores Recreation Access and Infrastructure Improvement Project. The proposed action is to be located on the Dolores Ranger District of the San Juan National Forest, in three discrete locations, including the Boggy Draw trail system, the Transfer Horse Campground Horse Corral, and Forest Service Road 385.

USDA Forest Service Dolores Recreation Access and Infrastructure Improvement Project Update

The Dolores Ranger District of the San Juan National Forest (SJNF) is seeking public input during planning for the Dolores Recreation Access and Infrastructure Improvement Project. This letter is being sent to you because you have been identified as having some interest in activities in the project area. We wish to inform you of the proposed action and invite your input on the scope of issues, opportunities, or concerns that we should consider.


Town of Dolores

420 Central Avenue
PO Box 630
Dolores, CO 81323

(970) 882-7720

Office Hours

Lobby is open Monday through Friday

8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Closed noon to 1 p.m. for lunch

Lunch hour business available by request 970-882-7720

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