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Dear friends, neighbors and colleagues - 

As businesses begin to reopen, I want to remind you of a couple of resources. is filled with resources and tools for local businesses to use as they consider how to reopen safely and successfully. It also contains steps community members can take to support local businesses during recovery. Similarly, the ForFoCo page is a place to share stories of how your families, friends, neighbors or workplaces are coming together to lift spirits and support one another through this time. I hope you’ll share.

Take care,

Darin Atteberry, City Manager

City Updates

10,000+ Community Members Donated Time
The City received valuable assistance from more than 10,000 individual volunteers in 2019, the second year in a row. These volunteers committed over 152,000 hours of service in areas like Police Services, Parks, Recreation, The Gardens on Spring Creek, Natural Areas and more. Among other projects, volunteers planted 200 plants, collected nearly 300 bags of trash, and maintained four miles of trails. Volunteers make the City’s Youth Sports program possible, keep parks and natural areas pristine and make experiences in City facilities friendly and educational. Thanks to all who contributed.

You can get involved at and help us show that Fort Collins is a truly exceptional community that rises up to help one another!

Visit our Volunteer Page

Business Resources
Submit your Business Challenges and Needs 
The economic situation in Colorado has rapidly changed over the past eight weeks. The northern Colorado economic development community would like to hear from you about the challenges, successes and needs of your unique and resilient businesses.

Please complete this regional survey for our elected officials and municipal leaders to hear your about experiences and needs. The previous survey helped to initiate and inform the design of several small loan and grant funding opportunities, catalyze the resource focus of, and inform the design and implementation of municipal business relief programs such as payment deferments.
Take the Survey

Community Support

Select Library Services to Resume
Below are key Poudre Libraries dates to plan for this month:

  • May 15 - Remote drop boxes and library book drops at Old Town Library and Council Tree Library will be open. Harmony Library will not be accepting returns at this time.
  • May 18 - Cardholders can begin placing new holds on library items.
  • May 20 - Curbside pickup begins at Old Town and Council Tree libraries. Only items placed on hold can be picked up.

Curbside pickup procedures are being finalized and will be implemented with the health and safety of library staff and community in mind. Please continue to check for reopening updates and information online.

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Face Coverings & Symtoms Tracker

Face Covering Orders
On May 5, 2020 City Council issued an order for individuals to wear face coverings when visiting businesses and on-site service providers in Fort Collins. This rule, along with a Larimer County Order, will stay in effect until May 30 and is intended to help prevent asymptomatic coronavirus transmission. Read the City's face covering FAQs and amended order here.

Larimer County Symptom Tracker
Are you experiencing COVID-19 symptoms? Report them confidentially to the Larimer County Department of Health & Environment to help public health experts better understand the spread of disease in our area.

Emergency Preparedness & Security
City Hall West, 300 Laporte Ave
Fort Collins, CO 80521