A landmark settlement agreement for the Roan Plateau cancels 17 of 19 leases issued on the plateau and refunds $47.6 million in bids and rents to Bill Barrett Corporation. Two leases on top and 12 leases at the base of the plateau remain. press release-|
November 18 - Crews plan to burn slash piles this winter above El Jebel, smoke visibility possible. press release-|
A tree lighting will take place honoring Garfield County's rich history. County commissioners will hold a brief commemorative ceremony on Friday, November 28 at 5:00 pm. at 1102 Grand Avenue, Holiday refreshments provided.
Garfield County and Discover Goodwill assist low-income families to stay warm from November 1 - April 30. To apply for heating assistance, visit a Garfield County Human Services office for an application.
Garfield County offices will close on Thursday, November 27, and Friday, November 28, for the Thanksgiving holiday. Staff functions serving the community in emergency or 24-hour capacities will remain in operation.
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-|