Our commitment to inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity and experiences drives us forward every day. It's the collective sum of our experiences that makes Steamboat Springs and the Yampa Valley a powerful, insightful and welcoming community.
Gary Suiter, City Manager
The City of Steamboat Springs commits to strengthening our organization by welcoming people with differences and by fostering a culture of respect, trust, and mutual understanding through justice, equity, diversity, and inclusivity.
The City of Steamboat Springs has an inclusive and diverse culture where all employees feel appreciated, involved, heard, understood, connected, supported, and embraced for our differences.
The city hired Beyond Inclusion Group in January 2021 to assess current state of DEI within the city (perceptions and organizational policies) and develop a multi-year DEI strategic plan.
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Paid Parental Leave Policy
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STAR Community Rating System
The city is committed to attracting, retaining and developing women across its operations and believes these opportunities are critical to leadership and making a difference on the home front of our community.
The city is proud to support veterans and sincerely thanks them for their service to our country. The qualities honed during military service - leadership, responsibility, dedication, teamwork, enrich the city and its operations.
Veteran Recognition - ESGR
ESGR, a Department of Defense program, was established in 1972 to promote cooperation and understanding between Reserve Component Service members and their civilian employers and to assist in the resolution of conflicts arising from an employee's military commitment.
Recognizing the LGBTQ+ Community
The Steamboat Springs City Council recognized and proclaimed the month of June 2023 as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Asexual, and Two-Spirit (LGBTQIA2S+) Pride Month throughout the City of Steamboat Springs.
Honoring Indigenous People
In 2020, City Council recognized the indigenous people of the Yampa Valley for their contribution to the land, water, plants, animals and people of Steamboat Springs, Colorado with a proclamation.
American Legion Leo Hill Post #44
On October 15, 2019, City Council honored local American Legion Post for their 100 Year Anniversary. The Leo Hill Post #44 was formed on October 15, 1919 and has served as community gathering place for veterans. The Post started the Steamboat Springs Rodeo in 1972 and has been performing Memorial Day services since 1921.
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Beyond Inclusion Group