City of Glenwood Springs rescinds indoor mask order effective January 31

City of Glenwood Springs

In observation of the downward trend in COVID cases in Garfield County, the City of Glenwood Springs will rescind the city-wide mask order for indoor public-facing spaces effective January 31, 2022. Community members are strongly encouraged to continue wearing masks indoors, especially in crowded spaces. Please follow requests from facilities or businesses that may still require masks.

Glenwood Springs City Hall walk-in services remain temporarily closed to the public with services continuing by appointment, virtually and by drop-off. These protocols have been extended through February 11; however, we are carefully monitoring the COVID omicron outbreak in consultation with local health officials and will adjust as necessary.

Virtual Services

The community development and engineering permit desks will continue to serve customers through digital submissions or by appointment similarly to previous COVID protocols. You can reach the community development department at 970-384-6450.

Utility bills and other fees can be paid online, by phone, by mail or by using a payment drop off box (located at the eastern entrance outside city hall or in the parking lot drop box on the west side of city hall). Customers are encouraged to setup automatic direct debit payments. For more information, visit www.cogs.us/Pay or call 970-384-6455.

Police administrative services is open by appointment. For non-emergency inquiries, the police department can be reached at 970-384-6500.

Community Center

The community center remains open with masks encouraged. Individuals who are sick are asked to not enter the building. If you believe you have been exposed, please seek testing and follow applicable isolation or quarantine protocols. Self-screening and disposable masks are available at entrances in addition to public health reminders throughout the building.

Municipal Court

All court dates through February 11 will be by phone. Defendants should call in beginning at 7:45 a.m. on their scheduled court date to 970-384-6530. If the lines are busy, please hang up and keep trying as the lines may get backed up. Defendants are still required to appear by phone, on their scheduled court date and must call in as the municipal court will not call you on your court date.  If you need to discuss your case or court date, please contact the court prior to the court date. When court is in session, a Spanish interpreter is available. In person court dates will resume February 15 at 8 a.m.

Public Meetings

All city public meetings with more than 10 people will be held via virtual conference through February 11. This includes city council and all city board and commission meetings. The public can find conference call information on the agendas for each meeting, which are posted at city hall and online at www.cogs.us. Public meetings can be attended via Zoom or by calling in with the conference information.

City of Glenwood Springs rescinds indoor mask order effective January 31