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This department includes the City Administrator, City Clerk/Treasurer, Deputy Clerk/Treasurer, and the Administrative/Technical Support Clerk.
The City Administrator works for and reports to the City Council. This position oversees personnel and the ordinances which make up the City Code. Patrick is the administrative head of the City and responsible for overseeing the day-to-day management. The Administrator is also responsible for the development and implementation of an annual budget and works to facilitate the implementation of the community and council goals.
The City Clerk/Treasurer oversees liquor licenses, billing for water, and recordkeeping. Kathy is responsible for the City Council meeting agendas and minutes. This position also supervises City finances including accounts payable and receivables, and the city budget.
Human Resources Manager
The Human Resources Manager handles all city personnel issues, payroll, retirement funds, and benefits.
Community Development Coordinator
The Community Development Coordinator oversees planning duties. Information about the City code, including planning and zoning, can be obtained from this office.
The Building Inspector oversees building duties. Information about the City code, building regulations and inspections can be obtained from Dennis. Permits for signs, banners and encroachments are issued by the Inspector.
Public Works Director
This department handles street repair and maintenance (including snowplowing), as well as maintenance of City buildings and vehicles. The City's water and sewer systems are also maintained by this department.
City Resources Director
The City Resources Department has oversight of City owned public use assets such as the Box Canon Falls, Hot Springs Pool, ski-tow, and Ouray Community Center. This department coordinates and implements community-wide special events, is responsible for creating and overseeing economic development and diversification plans for the community, and administers grant funds for the City.
The Police Department is charged with enforcing federal, state and local laws. Information regarding City Municipal Court can also be obtained from the police. Call for more information.
The Ouray Volunteer Fire Department (OVFD) provides fire protection and suppression throughout the community, as well as mutual aid for surrounding districts. The OFD is equipped to provide fire protection and suppression in numerous different situations including residential and commercial structures, forest fires, and vehicle fires.
On an average emergency call, the OFD responds with 8-15 firefighters and 2-3 fire suppression vehicles. The department also provides fire prevention education and awareness for all. The Ouray Fire Department is really an extended family volunteering their time to serve the community. If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to call the fire department office at 325-7069. In an emergency, please dial 911.
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