News Flash

Posted on: September 25, 2019

Explanations to Recent Building Code Questions

The proposed changes to the Rio Blanco County building codes have brought forth many questions and misconceptions. In an effort to answer some of those questions, below is a simplified explanation of what the proposed changes include.

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Construction/Road & Bridge Projects

News Flash

Posted on: December 13, 2019

Commissioners Approve 2020 Budget

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On Wednesday, December 11, The Rio Blanco County Board of Commissioners adopted the 2020 budget prioritizing repair and maintenance on existing county infrastructure.

Janae Stanworth, Budget & Finance Director, spent about forty-five minutes covering t...

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County News
Posted on: December 6, 2019

Important Upcoming Dates and Changes

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Please take note of the following meeting dates and changes:

  • The Special Meeting for the Adoption of the 2020 Budget is scheduled for Wednesday, December 11 at 6:00 PM at the Historic Courthouse in Meeker.
  • The Special Meeting for the Certification of Levies...
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County News
Posted on: December 6, 2019

Commissioners Attend Winter CCI Conference

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The Commissioners spent the beginning of the week attending the CCI (Colorado Counties, Inc) Winter Conference in Colorado Springs. They attended presentations and meetings on a variety of issues including a Public Lands Committee Meeting, a presentation ...

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County News
Posted on: November 18, 2019

New Mexico Joins Rio Blanco County & the Western States and Tribal Nations in Support of Gas Exports

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SAN DIEGO--()--The State of New Mexico today became the newest member of Western States and Tribal Nations (WSTN) natural gas initiative, adding a strong advocate for the power of responsible, environmentally sound energy production to boost ...

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Posted on: November 14, 2019

Commissioners Sign Updated Wolf Management Resolution

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In April of 2018, The Rio Blanco County Commissioners signed a resolution in support of wolf management in Colorado.  The original resolution encourages wolf management to protect private property, livestock and wildlife resources and encourages ...

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County News
Posted on: November 7, 2019

Budget Update

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The Board of County Commissioners wrapped up initial rounds of budget meetings on Wednesday afternoon, hearing from each department lead regarding their 2020 budget.  Commissioners requested flat budgets from each department this year and the maj...

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County News
Posted on: November 4, 2019

Budget Meetings This Week

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    The overwhelming theme during the public budget workshops held on Monday was fiscal responsibility. The Board of County Commissioners listened and asked some tough questions as department heads took time to explain the details of the...

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County News
Posted on: October 18, 2019

Upcoming Elections

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Posted on: October 18, 2019

Fire Restrictions

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Check today's Fire Restriction status.

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