The Rico Town Cleanup will take place on June 16th from 8:00 AM until 3:00PM. There will a large dumpster and a metal recycling bin located on Argentine Alley, north east of the Rico Elementary School. Dumping the following items in the dumpster is prohibited:
-Electronics, i.e.: TV’s, computers, printers, etc.
-Refrigerators with Freon (if you’ve had the Freon removed we can accept them)
Please do not dump after posted hours.
Road and Trail Closures
Due to the 416 fire burning north of Durango, the San Juan National Forest has closed the following roads and trails:
The Colorado Trail remains open.
The closure will remain in effect until July 9, 2018, or until rescinded, whichever occurs first. Extension of the closure timeframe or area may occur depending on fire activity.
Violations of the closure are punishable by up to a $5,000 fine for an individual, or $10,000 fine for an organization, or imprisonment of up to six (6) months, or both.
For more information on the closure, please contact the San Juan National Forest at 970-247-4874. For 416 Fire updates and information, please follow on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/416Fire/
The Rico Shuttle leaves Rico from the Enterprise Bar & Grill for Telluride at 7:00 AM Monday through Friday. It leaves the Telluride Courthouse at 5:30 PM. Many thanks to Esteban, Christy and Lynda, our volunteer drivers. For more information go to http://ricocolorado.gov/community/