Beginning July 1, 2023 Monte Vista will be moving to the 2018 Building Code



Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge

In the News...

May 31, 2023
Regular meetings of the Monte Vista City Council are held on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month AT 6PM in the City Council Chambers located at 95 West 1st Ave.  Meetings will now be conducted in a hybrid format, with a Zoom webinar in addition to the in person meeting in Council Chambers.

Skeff Nature Trail


Monte Vista Heart of the Valley


Visit Downtown

Sanchez Kaboom Park


About Us:

Monte Vista was founded in 1886 and is home to about 5,000 citizens.

Our Mission:

The City of Monte Vista is the largest City in the Rio Grande County and has a strong history of benefiting not only the residents, but the surrounding agricultural community. The City achieves these benefits by providing a base of Faith, Teamwork, Innovation, Transparency, Service, and Sustainability for the community. 


Our Vision:

To create opportunity, growth, and a fertile and safe haven for education, recreation, business, and families to thrive.