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Fire restrictions
Stage 1 fire restrictions are in effect in the White River National Forest, all BLM administered lands, and unincorporated and private land in Garfield, Mesa, Pitkin, Summit, Eagle, and Rio Blanco counties.
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Westbank Ridge work
From the second week in May through July, construction crews will install water and sewer lines on Westbank Ridge. Automated signals will be employed intermittently. Expect short delays. For questions, please call 970-945-1223.
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Single lane closure
A single lane closure is in effect from the Interstate 70 Exit 116 to 9th Street along Grand Avenue in Glenwood Springs through the remainder of July. Traffic delays are expected downtown during the daytime
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2016 financial report
Independent audit
An independent audit of Garfield County's Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) found the accounting for 2016 to be conducted with the highest standards. The Finance Department is routinely recognized for its financial reporting achievement.
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2018 HSC grant application
Human Service grants available
Applications for the 2018 Garfield County Human Services Commission grants are now available. Eligible nonprofits must return the completed applications to the County Manager's office by 5 p.m. on July 31.
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CDHS listening tour
CDHS listening tour
The Garfield County stop on the Colorado Department of Human Services’ 2017 Summer Planning Tour takes place July 24, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. CDHS is seeking feedback to help guide the department’s direction and priorities.
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Agencies

Bureau of Land Management

July 7 - Additional fire restrictions in effect

June 26 - Stage 1 fire restrictions
June 11, 8 pm - Fire activity increases in northwestern Colorado as winds increase
June 11, 3 pm - Crews making good progress on northwestern Colorado fires
June 10 - Crews work three wildfires in northwestern Colorado

June 8 - BLM now accepting public comment on Balzac Gulch Master Development Plan

June 8 - BLM now accepting public comment on effort to streamline projects in sagebrush habitats

June 5 - BLM seeks public review of environmental assessment covering potential wild horse gathers

May 1 - Trail work near New Castle begins

March 27 - Sutey Ranch land exchange finalized | press release

February 8 - BLM acquires Dotsero Landing recreation site

February 7 - Sutey Ranch land exchange near Carbondale complete


February 6 - BLM evaluating oil and gas leasing proposals in Garfield and Mesa counties


January 31 - 2017 grazing fees announced

January 20 - Dotsero Landing project secures additional funding through Land and Water Conservation Fund

January 5 - Federal fire officials plan long-range prescribed burning objective

December 20 - Public comment sought on Greater Sage-Grouse habitat project


December 6 - Garfield County Commissioner Tom Jankovsky has been appointed to the Bureau of Land Management's citizen-based Northwest Resource Advisory Council. The appointment was announced December 6. appointments-|      NW RAC-|

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