Caerus abatement

Caerus abatement
The BOCC has signed an abatement agreement with Caerus Piceance, LLC., in which Caerus made a $1.1 million property tax overpayment on natural gas volumes and revenues. Local taxing districts must refund the overpayment, though Caerus waived $155,000 in accrued interest.

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Arrests related to theft, narcotics and gang activity
March 15 - Deputies and investigators with the Garfield County Sheriff's Office concluded an approximate three-month investigation March 13 into a residence on Battlement Mesa that was identified as involved in property crimes, narcotics and gang activity. Validated gang members were also living and frequenting the house. On March 13, a narcotics-related search warrant was executed at the residence. Forged documents, drug paraphernalia, and documents pertaining to narcotics distribution were recovered. The residence was approximately 500 feet from the property boundary of an elementary school making it a priority to investigate the criminal activity occurring there.
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prescribed firesPrescribed fires planned for spring

The Bureau of Land management and U.S. Forest Service have announced that prescribed fires will be conducted in Garfield County this spring.

2018 Health and Wellness symposium
Health and Wellbeing symposium
The Mountain Communities Small Business Health and Wellbeing Symposium takes place April 13 in Glenwood Springs on creating workplace programs. The keynote address is by LiveWell Colorado CEO Gabriel Guillaume.
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Humanitarian Service Awards
The 2018 Garfield County Humanitarian Service Awards honors community volunteers and county Human Services staff. The awards presentation takes place on April 9 at the Hotel Colorado in Glenwood Springs. Tickets are available now.
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Pardi headlines fair
Jon Pardi headlines fair concert
The Garfield County Fair and Rodeo welcomes breakthrough country music singer and songwriter Jon Pardi. His album "California Sunrise" has been nominated for ACM's 'Album of the Year.' Tickets are on sale June 1.
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senior awards
Senior Awards nomination forms
The annual Senior Awards honors the contributions of citizens who dedicate their time, effort, and love to help seniors in the community. Nomination forms are now available and due back by April 2, 2018.


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