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Dolores Ranger District releases Final Decision Notice for Salter Vegetation Management Project

Rico Trails – Rio Grande Southern Component Decision Notice also released

DOLORES, Colo., November 19, 2021 — The Dolores Ranger District of the San Juan National Forest has released the Salter Vegetation Management Project Final Decision Notice and Finding of No Significant Impact. The Salter Vegetation Management Project is located on the Dolores Ranger District in the vicinity of Salter Y, Plateau Creek, Carlyle Point, Turkey Knoll, and Boggy Draw.

Town of Dolores Objections to the USFS Environmental Assessment of the Salter Vegetation management Project

This will serve as the formal objection from the Town of Dolores with the Salter Y EA and the amount of total projected heavy commercial traffic use of the FS Rd 526 to CR 31 with the final exit from the Salter Y area through the town of Dolores via 11th Street. These objections were presented to the SJNF during the comment phase of the Draft EA on or around March 13, 2021.

More details available at the following link.

Montezuma County Resource Guide for Renters

Montezuma County, CO – The Town of Mancos, Town of Dolores, City of Cortez and Montezuma County have put together resources for citizens who have utilized the eviction moratorium during the COVID-19 pandemic. The CDC issued a temporary 60-day extension when the federal eviction moratorium ended on July 31. The temporary extension is set to expire on October 3, 2021 and only covers counties with rapid increases in infection that would get worse with mass evictions.

Short-Term Rentals in Dolores

The Town of Dolores developed Ordinance 552-2021 that allows and regulates Short-Term Rentals in Dolores.

The town has developed the permitting procedures for those seeking to operate an STR or Vacation Rental in Dolores. Those are included in the mailing in addition to here on the town's home page.

The Permit Application can be downloaded from our website, filled out, and returned or you can find a version on this website.