Town of Springfield, Colorado 

Winter Season Preparedness

Work

  • Discuss workplace winter plans with employer
  • Consider keeping blankets, extra clothing, drinking water and non-perishable foods in go-kit
  • Identify alternate travel routes to and from work and refuge locations

Vehicles

  • Ensure vehicle fuel remains at or above 1/4 tank
  • Replace summer windshield washer fluid with winter rated type
  • Ensure vehicle is in good repair before departing
  • Consider keeping blankets, extra clothing, drinking water and non-perishable foods in vehicle
  • Check for weather conditions and updates prior to departure
  • Identify alternate routes to and from destinations

For Immediate Release:  November 16, 2017
Contact:  Rebecca P. Clark, Town Manager

Springfield, CO – Town residents may burn within the Town limits beginning Monday, November 27, 2017. 
People living within the Springfield Town limits may burn leaves, grass, weeds or other plant materials beginning Monday, November 27, 2017.  The Town has a burn permit to allow the Town residents to burn from November 27, 2017 until December 31, 2017.
Burning is strictly limited to the days from November 27 until December 31, 2017.  Burns are to be done during daytime from sunrise to sunset.  Fires must be extinguished prior to sunset.  Other reminders for burning in the Town limits are:
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  • Residents must call the Baca County Sheriff’s Office to let them know you will be burning;
  • Burning is to be done only in a manner so as not to present a fire hazard;
  • Fires are to be attended at all times and kept under control;
  • Burning is for the clearing of leaves, grass, weeds or other plant materials; and
  • Burning is to take place only during the daytime and fires and embers must be extinguished prior to sunset.


The Town of Springfield’s winter burn permit expires sunset on Sunday, December 31, 2017.  Please be cautious and courteous of your neighbors and community while burning.  Any questions, feel free to call the Springfield Town Clerks’ office at 523-4528.  Take care during the upcoming holidays.

Residence

  • Stock enough drinking water and non-perishable food to support each person for at least three (3) days
  • Discuss with your Doctor the ability to obtain overlap medications
  • Ensure heaters are woking properly
  • Replace/check batteries in smoke detectors
  • Obtain flashlights, batteries and a battery powered radio
  • Never operate grills inside
  • Coordinate with neighbors for mutual aid

Call Us: +1(719)523-4528