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. A list of these programs is below and can be found on the Additional Services and Referrals PDF.
Community Service Officer
Community Services Officers (CSOs) provide crowd and traffic control at events. In 2019, 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.
Police officers can be hired to provide security for events. In 2019, 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.
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.
Ambulance and Fire Suppression services and emergency personnel can be hired to provide emergency standby for special events.