Public Relations

Rio Blanco County is committed to maintaining an open, transparent and accountable government.  At the directive of the Rio Blanco County Commissioners, we are committed to distribution of accurate and timely information about County policies, programs and services; knowledge of the proceedings of the County Government, and being a consistently reliable source for information.  

The Public Relations sub-department prepares press releases and announcements, videos, social media posts, flyers and general publications of Rio Blanco County.  

The Public Information Officer, Makala Barton, is responsible for: 
  • Internal Communications (employees)
  • External Communications (public)
  • Media Communications (news releases)
  • Graphics Design, Photography & Videography
  • Oversight of the County's website
  • Public information and public relations assistance to the Board of County Commissioners 
  • Responding to requests for general information about Rio Blanco County
For more information or general questions please email us. 

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    Makala Barton

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