Volunteers are being sought for the Town of Silverton Master Plan Advisory Committee, a citizens advisory group charged with working with the Planning Director, Planning Commission, and other Town and County staff members on revisions to the Town of Silverton Master Plan. Applications are currently being accepted for two seats. To be considered for this committee, individuals must be full-time, year-round residents of Silverton, be free of any potential conflicts of interest, and be able to commit 10 – 15 hours per month for a period of 12 – 18 months. Skills or experience relevant to urban planning and community development are helpful but not necessary. Applications are due by 5 pm on July 23, 2020. 

To apply, please submit a resume and a cover letter that explains your interest in the position and how you feel your skills and experience can benefit the community in this process. Applications can be submitted via email to sfuhrman@silverton.co.us or by mail to Town of Silverton, Attn: Master Plan Committee, PO Box 250, 1360 Greene Street, Silverton, CO 81433.

View of Silverton
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.

Learn More


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.

Watch Video

Silverton Town Hall
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