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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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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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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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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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Posted on: October 18, 2019

Upcoming Elections

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Posted on: October 18, 2019

Fire Restrictions

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

Scott Tipton Visits Rio Blanco County

On Wednesday August 28 Congressman Scott Tipton visited Rio Blanco County to learn about and take a tour of the Wolf Creek Reservoir Project.  Commissioner Gary Moyer along with several other involved parties toured the area along with Tipton and...

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Economic Development
Posted on: August 30, 2019

RBC Commissioners Advocate for Rural Economic Development Through Sustainable LNG Production

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On Thursday August 29, Rio Blanco County Commissioners Jeff Rector and Gary Moyer attended the ceremony in which the State of Baja California's Secretary of Economic Development, Carlo Bonfante, joined the Western States and Tribal Nations Initiative.

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Posted on: August 21, 2019

Commissioner Rector Provides Testimony at COGCC Hearing

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On Wednesday, August 21, Commissioner Jeff Rector testified with other Western Slope Commissioners Rose Pugliese of Mesa County, John Martin of Garfield County and Senator Ray Scott before the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission on their rulemaki...

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

Moyer Testifies at Air Quality Control Commission Hearing

On Thursday, August 15, Commissioner Gary Moyer testified at the Air Quality Control Commission hearing in Denver.  Moyer attended as part of the Freedom to Drive Coalition, a group of elected officials and local governments, agricultural leaders...

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