Basalt is a quaint mountain community located at the confluence of two Gold medal trout streams, the Fryingpan and the Roaring Fork Rivers. We are a vibrant and diverse community offering a wealth of recreational opportunities both in Basalt and in the surrounding communities of Aspen, Snowmass Village, and Glenwood Springs.
Rich in history, Basalt maintains a small town feel while offering a wide variety of restaurants and unique shopping.
TOWN OF BASALT NOTICE OF VACANCY - BASALT TOWN COUNCIL
The Basalt Town Council is accepting applications for appointment to the position of Council member to serve until the next regular election to be held in April, 2014.
To qualify for consideration, an applicant must be a registered elector in the Town of Basalt, and have lived within the Town limits for a period of twelve consecutive months immediately preceding the appointment.
Interested persons are invited to submit a resume and letter of interest to: Council Vacancy - Town of Basalt, 101 Midland Avenue, Basalt, CO, 81621 by 5:00 p.m., Friday, May 31, 2013 or submit electronically, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Letters of interest should include the applicant’s full name, residence address, mailing address, daytime phone number(s), and birthdate.
Letters should state your reason(s) for applying for the position and any pertinent experience. For additional information, contact Town Manager Mike Scanlon at the Basalt Town Hall, 927-4701, or email@example.com. Please indicate ‘Council Vacancy’ in the subject line.
El Jebel Subarea Plan
The Town Planning and Zoning Commission will be conducting a public hearing on Tuesday, May 21st, at a meeting beginning no earlier than 6 PM, to consider adoption of the draft El Jebel Subarea Plan. If you have questions about the draft plan, please contact James Lindt at (970)927-4701, extension 201.
Let your voice be heard by visiting www.backyardbasalt.com where you can offer ideas and opinions about Basalt’s Parks, Open Space & Trails. Be a part of the conversation and win prizes!
Request for Proposals-Town Hall Remodel
Contractors that would like to work with the Town of Basalt to undertake a small interior/exterior remodel of Town Hall’s north wing are encouraged to reference the attached Request for Proposals. For more information contact Senior Planner, Brian McNellis at 927-4701, ext. 202. Deadline is May 10th.
411 on Bears - Information on co-existing peacefully with Bears in the valley. Here is a list of Bear resistant containers.
A dry winter across Colorado has led to low snowpack, and mountain streamflows are expected to be well below normal. Prolonged dryness may lead to a more severe drought declaration with strict water enforcements .
Please be responsible and conserve water. Now more than ever, we ask customers to use only what they need. Click here to learn more about how you can conserve water in your home.
Feral Cat Population in Basalt
Volunteers from the Street Cat Coalition are scoping out the Pan and Fork Mobile Home Park to identify how many feral cats live there. If the number is high enough, as expected, the next step will be to use live traps to capture the animals, spay or neuter them and ultimately return them to the mobile home park, volunteer Cindy Sadlowski told the Basalt Town Council at its December meeting. Click here for the complete article in The Aspen Times.
NWCCOG Weatherization Program
Home Energy Improvement Funds Available Free of Charge. Click here for more information
Building Department adopts sustainable building regulations! Click here to learn more!
Information from Town of Basalt Planning
Housing Citizens Action Group Documents
Recycling Guidelines for Pitkin County Resource Recovery
If you are confused about recycling and want to learn more here is a comprehensive outline of what and how you can maximize your recycling efforts.
Basalt Business/Sales Tax Licenses
You may now download a Business/Sales Tax License Application form for a new or renewal of a Basalt Business and Sales Tax License for 2013. Please read the instructions carefully.
Automatic Utility Payment Plan
Town of Basalt Complete Streets Design Manual