Commissioner of the Year
Honored by his colleagues statewide, John Martin received the Commissioner of the Year award from Colorado Counties, Inc. (CCI). Martin accepted the award with his wife, Nancy Martin, in Colorado Springs at the CCI winter conference. award-|
The 2014 budget appropriated nearly $127 million, a decrease of two percent in Garfield County's operating budget for elected offices and administrative departments. Revenues exceeded expenditures by $7 million, resulting in a balanced budget.
Community input wanted for fairgrounds improvement. Citizens are encouraged to include their suggestions and comments in the planning process. County staff will share ideas. Dec 12, Glenwood Springs and Dec 19, Rifle.
Garfield County has prepared final comments on the BLM's Northwest Colorado Greater Sage Grouse Draft Resource Management Plan and Draft Environmental Impact Statement. The document is available online.
This is the official website of Garfield County government in west central Colorado. The county covers nearly two million acres of land, ranging from rugged alpine mountains to high mountain desert plateaus, and about 60% of its land is publicly owned. Home to more than 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. more-|