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Garfield County Commissioners Mike Samson, John Martin and Tom Jankovsky   County commission meetings

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Commissioners Mike Samson, John Martin, and Tom Jankovsky

fmld funds
FMLD funds
An intergovernmental agreement between Garfield County and the Garfield County Federal Mineral Lease District is returning roughly $7.3 million in excess funding from cleanup of the Anvil Points federal oil shale research site to the county.

Second Amendment preservation
The Board of County Commissioners unanimously supported a resolution declaring Garfield County as a Second Amendment Preservation County. Sheriff Lou Vallario vowed to defend the Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.

Greater sage-grouse
Sage-grouse plan
The BLM has released an approved record of decision (ROD) on amendments to its northwest Colorado greater sage-grouse resource management plan that reflect contributions from Garfield County.
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John Martin honored
Martin honored with NACo award
Garfield County Commissioner John Martin will receive the 2018 Dale Sowards Outstanding Public Lands Official Award, bestowed by the National Association of Counties (NACo) and the Western Interstate Region (WIR) on May 25.
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blm lands
Board supports BLM move west
Garfield County is supporting a push to move the Bureau of Land Management's headquarters to western Colorado. A resolution urges Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to relocate the BLM's base to Grand Junction.
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John Martin honored
John Martin honored at CCI
Garfield County Commissioner John Martin is the 2017 recipient of the Colorado Counties, Inc. (CCI) Distinguished Service Award. The award is given based on exceptional quality of service to the community and citizens of Colorado.

Garfield County broadband strategyBroadband strategy advancing
A strategy to improve broadband services for residents in Garfield County is moving forward, with an immediate focus on service in more remote areas. An RFP for equipment and operations is in the works.
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Greater Sage-Grouse Late changes exclude public
Garfield County has received 138 records from a Freedom of Information request to the US Department of Interior after filing a lawsuit. The DOI did not get public input on late changes to its Environmental Impact Statement and Record of Decision released in September, 2015 for Northwest Colorado. more info-|

roan plateuCounty objects to BLM 2.0
The Bureau of Land Management has a proposed rule known as Planning 2.0, to change how it manages federal lands and Resource Management Plans. The commissioners are concerned it shifts away from localized decisions.
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houseBill proposes statewide insurance rating area
A new bill, Single Geographic Area Individual Health Plans (HB 16-1336), calls for the study of a single rating area for health insurers. It passed in committee by 12 to 1 March 24 and moves to the House.
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Meeting schedule

The Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) typically meet the first three Mondays of the each month. As necessary, in the case of a holiday, the following Tuesday or the fourth Monday of the month also serve as alternate meeting dates.
BOCC meeting calendar

BOCC meetings typically commence at 8 am. Most meetings are held in Room 100 in the Garfield County Administration building, 108 8th Street, Glenwood Springs, Colorado. Please check current BOCC agenda for exact start time and details of a meeting. Board meetings begin with allocated time for anyone not on the agenda to make a short statement. This is also offered at the beginning of the afternoon session beginning at 1 pm.

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Board of County Commission Administration
108 8th Street, Suite 101
Glenwood Springs, Colorado 81601

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