The Ice Fire started Oct. 19th around 1pm in the South Mineral Creek area above the Ice Lakes trail head and is now 100% contained. The "Ready" level 1 of the READY, SET, GO Evacuation Plan has been lifted.  

Additional incident information can be found on the Ice Fire Inciweb page, the Ice Fire Facebook page or by calling the Ice Fire Public Information Officer at (970) 426-5491.

Sign up for Public Alerts to receive emergency notifications on Nixle by texting 81433 to 888-777. 

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COVID-19 Information


In an effort to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission among community members, Town Staff have implemented mitigating procedures and adjusted certain operating protocols to be able to continue offering all essential Town services while promoting public safety. To learn more about Silverton and San Juan County's response to the novel coronavirus, including state and local restrictions, recovery efforts and recommendations, click the link below.

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Due to COVID-19, Town Trustee meetings are being hosted via Zoom webinar. Meetings are also live streamed via YouTube. Watch them live or after the fact on the Town's YouTube channel. Visit the Board of Trustees page for meeting information and agendas.

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2020 Census


The results of the 2020 Census will help determine how hundreds of billions of dollars in federal funding flow into communities every year for the next decade. That funding shapes many different aspects of every community, and is especially important for small, rural communities like Silverton. It takes less than 10 minutes to complete the Census online. Follow the link below to stand up and be counted for Silverton and San Juan County!

Census 2020 Website