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Posted on: March 31, 2020

County Closures- Details


Rio Blanco County Offices will be closed the the public until April 11 or until further notice.

For details regarding specific departments, please see below. 

Law Enforcement, Public Health, Human Services, Emergency Management, Public Health, Landfill, Airports are all considered critical functions.  IT, R&B, Custodial, Building/Maintenance, Payroll/Finance/Treasury, Communications, Attorney, HR, Building Dept, Economic Development/Public Relations are considered reduced or internal critical functions. 

Treasurers Office- In the office to accept calls daily from 8:30 AM-1:00 PM. Any payments should be mailed: PO Box G, Meeker, CO 81641


Budget/Finance- Still completing payroll, AP and other monthly duties. Email:

Communications- Remote working and available. 878-9546

Department of Human Services- Closed to the public, staff continues to process applications for benefits, respond to reports of Child and adult abuse and neglect.   For questions, call 878-9640.  DHS staff will return calls as soon as possible.

To Report suspected child or adult abuse or neglect please call 1-800-264-5437.

White River Roundup WRR continues to provide lunch to those aging adults, age 60 or older.  Both Radino and Chuckwagon are providing home delivered meals Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.

To reserve a lunch, please call and leave a message before 8:00 a.m.

Radino: (970) 878-9638

Chuckwagon:  (970) 878-5627

Road and Bridge: Offices are closed to the public, will continue to provide critical road care such as snow removal and emergency work.  If you need to report a road emergency, please call the Sheriff’s Office at 970-878-9600.  Wray Gulch Landfill will remain open from 8 am to 4:30 pm, however please call before you go in case of closures due to high winds. 878-9591

Assessor- Closed to the public. The Assessor will be checking email and phone messages periodically and will respond.  If any company wishes to file their personal property, oil & gas, coal, or gravel declaration via email, please send it to:

Clerk and Recorder- Closed to the public. If you have title work please leave a message.  Will be responding daily to recording needs.  Call 878-9460 or email

Economic Development/Public Relations- business as usual, remote working when possible. 878-9582, email

Building Department- Open for inspections only - 970-878-9450

Columbine Park and the Fairgrounds- Closed to the Public for events or gatherings, All arenas are closed to public use. All current Boarders are permitted to be on-site to clean and care for their horses but are instructed to minimize their time at the facilities and not to gather with other Boarders  In case of emergency, contact 970-878-9583.

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