Services & Referrals

The City of Steamboat Springs determines based on special event specifications, the additional services that will be required to host your event.  These services range from Community Service and Police Officers to Fire Prevention and Emergency Services to Transit. 

Community Service Officer
Community Services Officers (CSOs) provide crowd and traffic control at events. In 2020, the cost of hiring a CSO for an event is $34/hour. City staff will predetermine the number of CSOs needed for a particular venue.

Community Service Officer Moose Warning

Police Officers
Police officers can be hired to provide security for events. In 2020, the cost of hiring a police officer for an event is $69/hour. The event coordinator must fill out an application for additional police officers and submit 45 days before the event.

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Fire Prevention Services
Fire Prevention services include the inspection of tents or temporary membrane structures, cooking tents, mobile cooking units, and fireworks. The location of these structures must be labeled on the site map. When necessary, an inspection will be scheduled.

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Emergency Services
Ambulance and Fire Suppression services and emergency personnel can be hired to provide emergency standby for special events.

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Transit Services 
Steamboat Springs Transit is very limited in providing charter service and follows the guidelines and regulations outlined in Federal transit laws. Please contact Transit Operations to request and coordinate service.



Waste Management and Diversion: 

  • Yampa Valley Sustainability Council: Email or call 970-871-9299. 

Trash, Recycling, and Portable Toilets: 

  • Waste Management: Call 970-879-2428. 
  • Aces High: Call 970-870-6500. 
  • Twin Enviro: Email or call 970-879-6985. 
  • The Green Company: Email or call 970-879-5717.

EMS Services: 

  • Event Medical Solutions: Email or call 800-674-7764.


  • Thunder Run Security: Email or call 970-620-4940
  • DD Group: Call 719-345-4242 or visit their website
  • 5D Shield: Call 800-783-1918 or visit their website


  • Colorado Event Rentals: Email or call 970-871-6786.

Event Safety Plans

  • Geoff Hunt: Email or 970-846-8432