Transportation Commission green lights Grand Avenue Bridge project
The Colorado Transportation Commission, acting as the Bridge Enterprise Fund, has approved the supplemental budget required to allow the Grand Avenue Bridge project to move forward with construction.
Discretionary grants for 2016
November 2 - Garfield County Commissioners have allocated all of the 2015 discretionary funds, so cannot accept further requests this year. Applicants for 2016 funds may apply starting in January, by contacting the Garfield County Administration office.
7th Street Ramp
The Glenwood Springs Downtown Development Authority is beginning construction on improving the ramps adjacent to 7th Street east and west of Cooper Avenue, and at 7th Street west of Blake Avenue.
Vesicular stomatitis is a viral disease infecting local horses. In this outbreak, 759 VSV-affected premises were identified and quarantined in eight states. Garfield County has the third highest number of quarantined premises in Colorado, with 12, two newly confirmed.
LiveWell Garfield County and community sponsors are offering free lunches for kids 18 and under in Rifle. Every Friday, lunches are distributed to Davidson, Cottonwood Springs, and Joyce park in Rifle from 11 - 12:30 pm.
The BLM released its Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for the Roan Plateau, November 17, 2015. The 90-day public comment period runs November 20, 2015 through February 18, 2016.
Garfield County New Energy in the Wild West: This is the official website of Garfield County government in west central Colorado. The county covers nearly two million acres, ranging from rugged alpine mountains to high mountain desert plateaus - about 60% public lands. Home to approximately 56,000 people, Garfield County boasts incredible outdoor adventures, a premier seasonal climate and has major rail, interstate and air access. Industries include energy development, tourism, ranching and farming. demographics-|