Cripple Creek, Colorado

VISIT CRIPPLE CREEK – WE ARE STILL OPEN!!!

The City of Cripple Creek Colorado

Cripple Creek played an integral role in the rich heritage of Colorado. The first homesteaders arrived here in the mid-1800s. In 1890, a ranch hand named Bob Womack discovered gold and Cripple Creek changed forever. By 1900, more than 50,000 people called the gold camp home. When the golden era ended in 1918, more than $300 million in gold had been mined in what would be the last great gold rush in North America. By the 1920s, only about 40 mines remained, but two decades later, in the 1940s, the town began to promote itself as a tourist destination, offering visitors a glimpse into the past. In 1991, the town was opened to limited-stakes gaming. Today, the venerable gold camp has reinvented itself as a full-service tourist destination, all the while preserving and showcasing its rich history.


Teller County COVID-19 Testing Sites and Schedule

CLICK HERE


EFFECTIVE 5PM, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2020, CITY OFFICES ARE CLOSED TO PUBLIC UPON TELLER COUNTY MOVING TO COVID DIAL LEVEL ORANGE – (HIGH RISK). THIS CLOSURE WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

♦MOST OFFICES WILL MAINTAIN MINIMAL STAFFING DURING THIS CLOSURE AND APPOINTMENTS ARE REQUIRED FOR CONDUCTING BUSINESS WITH STAFF. PLEASE CALL AHEAD.
♣UTILITY PAYMENTS CAN BE DROPPED OFF AT CITY HALL THROUGH THE DOOR SLOT OR MADE VIA PHONE AT 689-2502.
♥TRANSIT SHUTTLES WILL NOT BE RUNNING.
♠CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS WILL BE CONDUCTED ENTIRELY ONLINE VIA WEBEX – PLEASE VISIT THE MEETINGS PAGE FOR THE PACKET AND MEETING LINK.

QUESTIONS CAN BE ADDRESSED TO CITY HALL AT 689-2502.


NOVEMBER 2020 UPDATES

11/16/2020 PRESS RELEASE REGARDING
CASINOS REMAINING OPEN

OCTOBER 2020 UPDATES

**PRESS RELEASE** 10-26-2020: Teller County Public Health and Environment is tracking other outbreaks of COVID-19 associated with events held at the conference center at Andrew Wommack Ministries, Inc. (AWMI) in Teller County. Click here for details


COLORADO EXPOSURE NOTIFICATION SYSTEM

Gov. Polis Introduction Video – CLICK HERE
Learn more about CO Exposure Notifications at ADDyourphone.com
For additional resources about COVID-19, visit
covid19.colorado.gov

COVID-19 TESTING SITES SCHEDULE (Linked Back to Teller County Site Updated Daily)

FREE emotional support and connections to helpful resources to deal with a variety of impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic are available Mondays-Fridays, 8am-5pm.  CLICK HERE for more information or call 719-299-2996 or email covidresponse@aspenpointe.org.  Help spread the word about this opportunity by posting an informational flyer.  CLICK HERE to get the flyer.

AUGUST UPDATES

Teller County, the City of Cripple Creek and the City of Victor have developed a series of 3 mini-grants to support all physical business / nonprofit locations in Teller County impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.  Locations include Cripple Creek, Victor, Florissant, Divide, Unincorporated Teller County not to exclude Woodland Park businesses.   Available funding for these grants totals $400,000. Grants are available based on actual documentation of expenditures or loss.  Click on the photo to visit the Grant Program website.

JULY UPDATES

AS OF FRIDAY, JULY 17TH, EVERYONE OVER THE AGE OF 10 YEARS OLD IS REQUIRED TO WEAR A MASK WHEN IN PUBLIC, INDOOR SPACES, ANYWHERE IN THE STATE OF COLORADO. MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL CITY FACILITIES. LINK TO COLORADO GOVERNOR’S Announcement


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City Council Agendas & Minutes


Large-type printed material of any city documents are available upon request for the visually impaired.

Cripple Creek Development Code


City of Cripple Creek Job Opportunities


The City of Cripple Creek

337 E. Bennett Ave.
P.O. Box 430
Cripple Creek, CO 80813
(719) 689-2502
Fax (719) 689-2774

Mayor

Milford Ashworth

City Council
Tom Litherland, Mayor Pro Tem
Charles Solomone
Meghan Rozell
Melissa Trenary

Click Below for Event and Tourism Information:

www.VisitCrippleCreek.com