The Latest and Greatest Town News
The Town would like to welcome new and returning Council Members! Juanita Williams has returned to the Town Council after a 2 year break from her previous 12 year stint! Chris Jackson, Deputy Fire Chief of the Grand Valley Fire & Protection District is taking on his first term as Council Member. Artemio Baltazar has returned for his first full term, after serving 2 years on the Council. Rory Birdsey, who was appointed in August 2021, has also returned for his first full term. Alisa Mueller was appointed to the Council in May for her very first two-year term! And last, but definitely not least, Tom Rugaard begins his first term as Mayor after serving for 12 years as a Council Member. Claudia Flores-Cruz, who has served for two years and was not up for reelection this year, has taken up the mantel of Mayor Pro-Tem. Welcome everyone!
Welcome New Planning Commission! The Town of Parachute welcomes new and returning members of the Planning Commission! The Planning Commission now includes Mayor, Tom Rugaard, Mayor Pro-Tem Flores-Cruz and Commissioners Sherry Loschke, Juanita Williams, Brandon Renck, and Cathy Carlson. The Planning Commission still has 1 vacant seat available. If you are interest please email Town Clerk, Lucy Spalenka at email@example.com
Make sure your spigots are turned to the off position by April 15, 2022.
Irrigation will be a full capacity by May 1, 2022.
Draft Comprehensive Plan
The Town of Parachute's Draft Comprehensive Plan is here! Take a look at what's being proposed.
Latest Public Notice
Because we live in a small town, there will be times when being in the same place as other Councilmembers is inevitable. Sometimes, we know ahead of time. Rest assured, no Town business will be conducted anywhere other than a publicly noticed Town Council meeting. Gotta love small town living!
Town Manager Updates
Most weeks, the Town Manager will send the Town Council an Info Update Memorandum. These memos briefly cover upcoming Town events, regional news, upcoming issues, and Town occurrences from the previous week. They are brief, informal, and prone to typos, but they are a good source of Town news. We will aim to publish the latest info update here within one week.
Parachute Muni Court is Now Virtual
Parachute Municipal Court is now virtual! Municipal Court is held on the second Monday of every month at 1:40 pm for juveniles and 2:00 pm for adults. You may find the zoom link and other important information in the Court section of our website.
Planning Commission meetings are regularly scheduled for the 2nd Thursday of each month. Town Council meetings are regularly scheduled for the 3rd Thursday of every month. Board of Adjustment meetings are only scheduled when there is a need. For public hearings scheduled before the Town Council, in addition to the agenda being posted on this website, you may also find the public notice in the Legals section of the Post Independent.
Board of Adjustment meetings are nor regularly scheduled. If an issue arises that requires the Board of Adjustment, a meeting will be called and posted on this website.