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Official final results

The Garfield County Clerk and Recorder has released the amended official final election results for the 2021 Coordinated Election – these are the numbers from the November 29 release. A recount in the close Rifle City Council race took place on Nov. 29, and results are below.

As of 10:37 a.m. on November 15, 1,560,611 ballots had been returned in Colorado, including 15,436 in Garfield County.

2021 Coordinated Election amended official final results (includes recount)
November 2, 2021 election

Votes tallied | 15,484 of 37,512 ballots mailed – 10:35 a.m. on 11/29/21
Official final results, post canvass  |  voter turnout 41.28%
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Planning Commission and Board of Adjustment openings

Be involved in helping make the decisions that shape the future of land use in Garfield County! The Garfield County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) is currently seeking citizen volunteers to fill seats on the Planning Commission and Board of Adjustment.

Familiar faces returning to county’s fair board

November 24, 2021
Garfield County has reappointed Klayton Costanzo and Duston Harris to the fair board and is welcoming back Eileen Sheets, who served on the board in recent years. Costanzo and Harris, who served this year as fair board president and vice president, respectively, and Sheets are...
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BOCC approves fourth-quarter discretionary grants

November 16, 2021
Garfield County has announced the recipients of its fourth-quarter Board of County Commissioners discretionary grants. Eight local nonprofits received a combined $30,100 in grants out of $40,800 that was remaining for the year. The Glenwood Springs Downtown Market was awarded $600 toward the cost of...
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Hospitals encourage precautions to avoid illness

November 9, 2021
On Nov. 3, the Colorado Hospital Association moved the state’s hospitals and health systems to their highest level of activation. The Combined Hospital Transfer Center (CHCT) has been moved to Tier 3 of a three-tier system to manage hospital capacity. On the Western Slope, hospitals...
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Garfield County amends Greater Sage-Grouse Conservation Plan

November 18, 2021
Garfield County has approved a second amendment to its Greater Sage-Grouse Conservation Plan, including an updated habitat map and the addition of new factors impacting populations in the Parachute, Piceance Basin, Roan Plateau (PPR) area. The county worked with the Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado (AGNC), Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW), and the Bureau of...
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Residential building permits soar in Garfield County

November 15, 2021
Unincorporated Garfield County has experienced an increase in the number of residential building permits issued in 2021. Through October of this year, the Garfield County Community Development Department (CommDev) has issued 242 permits, which is the most since 2007, prior to the Great Recession. In 2007, 281 residential permits were issued for the entire year,...
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Garfield County adopts proposed 2022 budget

November 10, 2021
Garfield County has adopted its 2022 proposed budget, which features a balanced $94.6 million operating budget and $6.5 million in capital projects. The budget includes $7 million for discretionary grants. The county’s projected year-end fund balance is $81.9 million, a decrease from a projected $88.3 million at the end of 2021. The 2022 adopted proposed...
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