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9/9/19 Seasonal bat activity increases threat of rabies
9/6/19 Public Health calls on parents to vaccinate school-aged kids
8/19/19 BOCC, Planning Commission host housing workshop on Aug. 28
8/16/19 Garfield County approves additional $5,000 to SBDC
8/13/19 Garfield County awards $22,500 in third-quarter discretionary grants
7/9/19 Deadline for senior property tax exemptions is July 15
6/20/19 Know the laws on service and emotional support animals
6/20/19 Garfield County supports first-time homebuyers
6/6/19 Garfield County pens support letter for LoVa Trail grant
6/6/19 Take precautions to avoid hantavirus
6/6/19 Red Hill IGA opens way for CR 107 realignment, trails
5/23/19 County receiving nearly $7.3 million in long-awaited FMLD funds
5/16/19 New unmanned aircraft systems training building set for Rifle Garfield County Airport
5/3/19 Silt workshop offers gardening, landscaping tips
4/30/19 National air quality awareness week
4/19/19 County expands fair board meeting site options
4/19/19 Purge the Spurge and Sock the Rocket program runs through June 6
4/18/19 Rocky Mountain Resources use permit meeting moved to Glenwood Middle School
4/9/19 Garfield County affirms support for Second Amendment preservation
4/4/19 Garfield County partnering with CMC on scholarship
4/3/19 Noxious weeds photos sought for county calendar contest
3/19/19 Garfield County assists BLM decision on sage-grouse
3/18/19 Country star Trace Adkins to perform at Fair and Rodeo Concert

3/5/19 Evans named new Garfield County fair and events coordinator
3/4/19 Local trails program receives funding for Garfield County projects
2/12/19 Garfield County awards first-quarter discretionary grants
2/11/19 Reed-Scott named new Garfield County veterans service officer
2/11/19 Garfield County awards $30,000 to two local nonprofits
1/30/19 State funding assists low-income households with radon mitigation
1/29/19 Property tax collections up $20 million over last tax cycle
1/24/19 Garfield County grant supports YouthZone
1/8/19 Garfield County Finance Department earns award


12/14/18 Garfield County unveils policy directives for 2019
12/3/18 Four appointed to Garfield County Fair Board
12/3/18 Grand opening for new River Bridge Regional Center facility
12/3/18 Four appointed to Garfield County Fair Board
11/20/18 Garfield County approves $102 million budget for 2019
11/13/18 Garfield County approves $19,200 in discretionary grants
11/9/18 Contract approved for broadband 'blueprint' phase
11/9/18 Garfield County supports sage-grouse habitat mapping revisions
10/12/18 The 2019 Garfield County Fair and Rodeo dates are set
10/12/18 Garfield County supporting trail to Riverview School
10/3/18 Landowner assistance sought to combat Russian olive and tamarisk
9/13/18 Garfield County donates three vehicles to town of Silt
8/31/18 Garfield County Finance Department earns ninth-straight budget presentation
8/20/18 New school resource officer at Grand Valley High School
8/14/18 Generation Wild establishes places for kids and families to connect with the outdoors
8/14/18 County providing space for Glenwood trash collection facilities
8/8/18 Public health launches "Give them 3 feet" campaign to promote bike safety
8/2/18 Evacuation preparation
7/26/18 Garfield County provides input on BLM greater sage-grouse draft management plan amendments
7/25/18 Garfield County enters into PILT lawsuit
7/19/18 Independent audit finds Garfield County 'prudent' with its finances
7/10/18 Motor vehicle offices closed Aug. 1-3 for system upgrade
7/5/18 Smoke alert in Garfield County related to Lake Christine fire
6/21/18 Be aware of rabies risk
6/11/18 Fireworks use prohibited in Garfield County
6/8/18 Buy tickets for Garfield County Fair & Rodeo from designated source
5/16/18 Garfield County second quarter discretionary grants announced
5/14/18 WIC text-support program helping breastfeeding mothers
5/11/18 Public voting equipment demonstrations in both Glenwood Springs and Rifle
5/8/18 Martin receives Dale Sowards Outstanding Public Lands Official award
4/30/18 Annual "Purge the Spurge" event kicks off
4/16/18 Garfield County approves $250,000 matching grant toward new YouthZone offices
4/9/18 DFPC leases new office at Rifle Garfield County Airport
4/5/18 Garfield County will see $553,000 in Federal National Forest Reserve payments
4/5/18 Garfield County Public Health supporting National Public Health Week
3/22/18 Opportunities abound for Youth Corps in Garfield County
3/22/18 Garfield County funds VOC source apportionment study
3/19/18 County, Caerus reach agreement on 2015 natural gas production value
3/15/18 Jon Pardi to headline Garfield County Fair & Rodeo concert
3/6/18 Garfield County sees $1.9 million return in investments in 2017
3/2/18 BOCC, Encana reach agreement on 2014 natural gas production value
3/1/18 Midland is special guest at Garfield County Fair and Rodeo concert
2/22/18 Garfield County supports natural gas initiative
2/21/18 BOCC supports BLM moving headquarters west
2/14/18 Garfield County leases office space to River Bridge
2/13/18 Discretionary grants awarded for first quarter
2/9/18 Garfield County supports local nonprofits
2/9/18 Garfield County annexes section of CR 335 to New Castle
1/29/18 Garfield County property tax collections up in 2018
1/23/18 Health officials urge vigilance during severe flu season
1/10/18 Snowmass Drive improvements
1/9/18 County supports Battlement Mesa trails project


12/22/17 Garfield County supports housing needs assessment
12/15/17 Garfield County receives $1.5 million GOCO Inspire Initiative grant
12/13/17 Garfield County supporting economic development
12/13/17 Landfill PCS facility earns state innovation award
12/1/17 Commissioner John Martin earns CCI Distinguished Service Award
11/30/17 Garfield County named healthiest county in Colorado
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11/20/17 BOCC approves 2018 adopted budget
11/20/17 Finance department earns budgeting award
11/13/17 Garfield County adopts new Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan
10/13/17 Garfield County office space leased to three local nonprofits
10/12/17 Garfield County supports LoVa Trail grant request
9/28/17 Federal review highlights hard work of Child Welfare staff
9/19/17 Changes coming to New Castle, Carbondale precinct boundaries
9/11/17 County awards Junior Achievement $10,000 grant
9/11/17 Garfield County broadband strategy advancing

9/8/17 Garfield County acquires friction-testing vehicle for airport
9/5/17 Garfield County particulate levels moderate
8/15/17 Garfield County announces third quarter discretionary grant awards
8/11/17 Road restrictions for Cottonwood Pass, Four Mile area
8/9/17 Garfield County Procurement accepting bids, proposals online
7/21/17 Garfield County supports greater efficiency in BLM planning process
7/14/17 Independent audit supports Garfield County financial report
6/13/17 Garfield County practices Public Health emergency response procedures in a statewide health crisis drill
6/8/17 Public Health interviewing Rifle Rodeo attendees after disease outbreak
5/9/17 Commissioners announce discretionary grant awards
5/2/17 Hantavirus case in Garfield County
4/20/17 Annual 'Purge the Spurge' weed pull underway
4/12/17 Students return to Battlement Mesa school after odor investigation
4/12/17 Four mumps cases reported in Garfield County
4/4/17 Grits and Glamour to open Garfield County Fair concert
3/31/17 Families asked to participate in medical expenditure survey locally
3/22/17 Text amendment opens way for tiny homes
3/6/17 2016 Corps Member of the Year honored at March 6 Board of County Commissioners' meeting
3/1/17 Scotty McCreery headlining the 79th annual Garfield County Fair and Rodeo
1/31/17 Property tax collections down $42 million


12/21/16 Garfield Healthy Communities Coalition receives $517,000 grant
12/21/16 Atlantic Aviation invests nearly $9 million in Rifle Garfield County Airport
12/21/16 County updates road impact fees
12/12/16 Local governments sue to stop BLM's new resource planning rules
11/21/16 County approves 2017 balanced operating budget without reduction in services or staff
11/7/16 Marijuana regulations
10/17/16 Harvey Gap Road repairs begin
10/11/16 New SEAT base takes flight at Rifle Garfield County Airport
10/11/16 Health officials urging flu shots over nasal mist
9/19/16 Garbage truck rolls in South Canyon
9/16/16 Harvey Gap Road repairs advance
9/6/16 Garfield County Commissioners make 50 percent match up to $100,000, and order emergency measures on Harvey Gap Road
8/25/16 Harvey Gap Road closed indefinitely
8/22/16 Extended closure possible for Harvey Gap Road
8/21/16 Harvey Gap Road closed
7/12/16 Double Up Food Bucks program
6/14/16 Garfield County receives oil and gas air emissions study results
6/8/16 Garfield County finds success in consumer protection program for food safety
5/17/16 Garfield County requests community input regarding broadband
5/5/16 New Rifle Administration Building to house centralized county staff
5/4/16 Chris Janson added to lineup of performers for Garfield County Fair
4/20/16 Annual Purge the Spurge weed pull underway
3/15/16 Popular country music star Josh Turner headlines the 2016 Garfield County Fair & Rodeo concert
3/11/16 Garfield County appoints Fred Jarman as Deputy County Manager
2/8/16 Garfield County Fair success merits awards from Western Fairs Association
1/28/16 LiveWell mini grants spring 2016 application due March 1
1/27/16 2016 Garfield County property tax notices mailed
1/20/16 Garfield County tests its employee workspaces for radon


12/21/15 Garfield County appoints Kevin Batchelder as new county manager
12/17/15 Well pads and pipeline in Battlement Mesa PUD
11/17/15 Garfield County commissioners approve 2016 budget
11/12/15 County identifies finalists in Garfield County Manager search
11/12/15 LiveWell Garfield County awarded $75,000 Inspire Initiative grant
11/9/15 Comment period open on selected updates to FEMA to floodplain mapping
10/29/15 Senior Traveler service implements CNG fleet vehicles
10/19/15 2008-12 Health Risk assessment finds decreased potential cancer risk in air
9/23/15 LiveWell mini-grants fund parks and gardens in the community
9/4/15 New bus stop signs have higher reflectivity
8/17/15 A new professional therapist at the River Bridge Regional Center
8/4/15 LiveWell mini grants fall application cycle approaches
8/3/15 Cut thistles now
7/29/15 National Night Out
7/1/15 Batchelder named as Acting Garfield County Manager
6/30/15 Commissioners, county manager expected to part company
6/26/15 Community completes historic emergency training
6/25/15 Parachute Colorado, infant homicide
6/16/15 UK Ministry of Defence to land C-17 at Rifle Garfield County Airport
6/6/15 DU MSW graduation
6/3/15 Garfield County resident exposed to hantavirus at home, recovering
5/21/15 Hantavirus case prompts precautionary message
5/8/15 Governor to hold ribbon cutting for Center of Excellence
5/5/15 Garfield County appoints new Deputy County Attorney
5/1/15 Sheriff Rock's death was in the Line of Duty
4/30/15 Garfield County finalizes and adopts land use code revisions
4/30/15 Wastewater discharge near No Name Trail
4/27/15 Purge the spurge from gardens in Garfield County
4/9/15 Sinkhole closes County Road 109 today
4/7/15 LiveWell Garfield County awards spring mini grants
3/18/15 Division of Fire Prevention and Control Selects Rifle/Garfield County as Location for Center of Excellence
3/17/15 Garfield County to receive major grant funding from CDPHE
3/12/15 Garfield County auction yields $35,500 in first round
2/27/15 Gary Allan to headline fair
2/3/15 IRS phone scam
1/28/15 Garfield County property tax bills mailed
1/21/15 Garfield County offers new online auction portal


12/18/14 Victim Response Team celebrates ten years
12/1/14 Garfield County Commissioners adopt county's 2015 budget
10/31/14 Flu clinics planned following delivery of flu vaccine
10/6/14 Precautions in place for spread of disease, including Ebola
10/3/14 Increased property tax revenue boosts 2015 Garfield County budget
9/30/14 Garfield County research identifies historic routes and public rights of way
9/26/14 Energy Advisory Board considers gas production and consumption
9/20/14 LiveWell Garfield County sponsors "Tour de Farms"
9/19/14 LiveWell 2014 Fall grant awards
8/21/14 Harvey Gap State Park closes swimming area for season
8/7/14 Arrest made in embezzlement investigation
8/6/14 Garfield County LiveWell Program offers mini grants
7/28/14 Garfield County attracts experienced human resources director
7/28/14 Former Assistant Secretary for Lands and Minerals Management, U.S. Dept. of the Interior, speaks in Rifle
7/21/14 County lands FEMA emergency field course
7/18/14 LiveWell Garfield County gets produce to needy, seniors
7/18/14 Licensed early childhood programs plant seedling trees through grant
6/26/14 Garfield County finds large numbers of mosquitoes locally
5/20/14 LiveWell Garfield County awards mini grants
5/21/14 Attorney credit card scam warning from district attorney
5/19/14 Purge the Spurge to remove invasive noxious weed May 19 - June 5
5/8/14 State Trooper shot
5/7/14 Clean Energy Economy for the Region
5/5/14 Comment on health insurance zones
5/5/14 Child care home operators are encouraged to become licensed
5/3/14 Torch Relay for Special Olympics
4/22/14 Child Safety Fair 2014 press release
4/22/14 Presentation on preservation of historic routes for public land access
4/18/14 Hantavirus case prompts call for citizen precautions
4/11/14 Clay Walker, Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association and Professional Bull Riders to headline Garfield County Fair
4/11/14 Garfield County hires new deputy county manager
4/9/14 New members approved for the Garfield County Fair & Rodeo Board
3/24/14 Garfield County LiveWell Program offers mini grants
3/13/14 Board of Commissioners advances county investment strategy
3/3/14 CSU air emissions study presentation at Energy Advisory Board
2/21/14 Construction on County Road 117 (Four-Mile Road) and County Road 126 (Black Diamond Mine Road) is underway
2/14/14 County Road 215 - Parachute Creek Road advisory - A several hundred foot section of road has heaved
2/11/14 Garfield County to file suit against state to address excessive health insurance premiums
2/11/14 Garfield County settles St. Paul Sober Living litigation
2/11/14 Garfield County to file suit against state to refund sales taxes
1/30/14 Garfield County property tax bills mailed
1/29/14 Garfield and Mesa County Commissioners vote to file response to air quality rulemaking
1/27/14 Garfield County Sheriff's office reports a helicopter crash near Silt


12/18/13 Andrew Gorgey to lead statewide county administrators group
12/12/13 Commissioner John Martin receives Commissioner of the Year award
12/9/13 Commissioners adopt Garfield County's 2014 budget
12/9/13 Northwest Colorado Oil & Gas Forum
12/9/13 Clinic Tuesday offers immunizations required to keep students from school exclusion
11/28/13 Garfield County Energy Advisory Board considers Mamm Creek study
11/21/13 Grand Avenue tree lighting revives a historic tradition
11/18/13 Official final results for the 2013 Coordinated Election are certified
11/8/13 A red carpet free movie event celebrates National Adoption Day
10/15/13 Garfield County offers its 2014 Proposed Budget for public review
10/3/13 Local guides available to assist insurance marketplace customers
8/28/13 EAB appoints new members
8/21/13 Red Mountain Rescue
8/16/13 JQS Road to Roan Plateau closed due to rock slide
8/12/13 Red Canyon Fire
8/5/13 Garfield County Commissioners advance land swap with Valley View Hospital Association
8/1/13 Enhanced fairgrounds facilities complete for 75th Anniversary Garfield County Fair and Rodeo
8/1/13 Shooting in Glenwood Springs, one dead, one injured, suspect in custody
7/22/13 National Night Out August 6
7/18/13 Human remains in Garfield County identified
7/18/13 Garfield Sheriff's Office in "Run for the Cure"
7/17/13 Mosquitoes trapped in Garfield County show West Nile presence
7/15/13 Garfield County finalizes and adopts land use code revisions
7/5/13 Garfield County sheriff's office honor guard excels!
7/5/13 Federal government declares drought disaster for 38 Colorado counties
7/2/13 Martin advances agenda as President of Western Interstate Region of National Association of Counties
6/3/13 John Martin elected new President to the National Association of Counties Western Interstate Region - NACo
5/23/13 Mandate reserves federally funded vaccines for uninsured
5/17/13 Bea Underwood Elementary wins first place in Bike and Walk to School Challenge
5/9/13 Ordinance bans fireworks sales and use in unincorporated Garfield County
5/6/13 Rachele Mettauer is the first student admitted to a Graduate School of Social Work at the University of Denver
5/3/13 Valuations on Garfield County properties delivered to owners
4/26/13 Planning Commission finalizes recommendation on Land Use Code improvements
4/26/13 Garfield County idling policy
4/25/13 Garfield County Public Health offers free Tdap immunizations
4/23/13 Pertussis (whooping cough) cases increase to eight - latest case in Glenwood Springs
4/22/13 Child Safety Fair 2013
4/18/13 Pertussis (whooping cough) cases increase by two
4/15/13 Garfield County Commissioners appointed a new public health director
4/9/13 Pertussis outbreak occurring in Garfield County children
3/28/13 Landfill hosts community hazardous waste collection event April 5-6
3/28/13 75th Annual Garfield County Fair Board invites crafters and merchants to join the festivities
3/27/13 Garfield County Fair event lineup announced
3/27/13 Seniors may qualify for low-income dental assistance
3/7/13 RFTA's new compressed natural gas facility.
3/4/13 Prescribed burn at entrance to Rifle of tamarisk and Russian olive
2/25/13 City Voters to consider release of downtown Glenwood Springs parking lots by mail ballot
2/22/13 Property tax payments may be made through online payment portal
1/14/13 Free radon test kits in January, National Radon Action Month
1/11/13 Late season flu vaccinations can help stop influenza spread

12/10/12 Garfield County adopts 2013 budget
11/30/12 Nurturing Parenting Program to be offered in Garfield County
11/16/12 Suicide prevention training in the holiday season
11/13/12 Local children adopted as National Adoption Day nears
10/31/12 Ribbon cutting marks upcoming November opening of new I-70 West Parachute Interchange
10/30/12 Commissioners approve funding for air emissions study surrounding natural gas drilling and completion operations
10/30/12 Low-income Energy Assistance (LEAP) available November 1
8/23/12 Hutfless named next Garfield County Attorney
8/17/12 Proposal for data gathering on air emissions in Garfield County to be presented to commissioners
8/13/12 Commissioners finalize major land use code revisions
8/6/12 Garfield County Commissioners exercise purchase option on jail, save over $2 million in future interest payments
8/3/12 Take precautions during West Nile season
8/1/12 Garfield County and the City of Rifle announce the opening of a new recycle center near Rifle
7/27/12 Garfield County Attorney finalists announced
7/6/12 Legislature reinstates senior exemption; deadline July 15
6/29/12 Garfield County Air Show July 13-14 will feature new performers in place of pyrotechnics
6/11/12 FEMA floodplain map update - meeting June 20, 2012 | photo | photo
5/24/12 Andrew Gorgey accepts Garfield County Manager position | photo
5/21/12 Garfield County manager search reopens
5/4/12 Garfield County Youth Conservation Corps summer jobs | photo | map
4/30/12 County enters purchase contracts for downtown parcels | photo
4/13/12 Two new Medicaid programs are offered in Garfield County
4/2/12 Garfield County Commissioners put county manager search on hold
3/21/12 Residents urged to take precautions to prevent hantavirus infection
3/20/12 Commissioners name finalists in Garfield County Manager search
3/13/12 Garfield County Commissioners authorize purchase option, vote to pay certificates | resolution | administration photo | road & bridge photo 1 - photo 2
3/9/12 Garfield County Continues Reorganization in Advance of County Manager Selection
2/2/12 Garfield County wins national finance award for third time
1/27/12 Treasurer property taxes

12/9/11 Old woodstove exchange for Garfield County residents
8/16/11 Comprehensive Plan 2030 is advisory
8/16/11 Parking lot construction
8/4/11 Young people do summer trail maintenance
7/13/11 County offers Hepatitis testing and vaccines
7/12/11 Insects affect knapweed
7/11/11 Flooding rain closes Highway 82, and County Roads 115 and 113
6/21/11 Summer trail employment
6/14/11 Solar array opening
6/7/11 Damaged roads close
6/7/11 Mosquito prevention
6/7/11 Parking lot bid award
6/6/11 Fairgrounds reopens
5/26/11 Asthma awareness helps people identify issues in their homes
5/23/11 Air quality awareness: open burning
5/23/11 Mom decides secondhand smoke isn't worth the risk
5/23/11 Share the air through motor vehicle pollution reduction
5/23/11 Carbon monoxide detection provides local family with security
5/23/11 New Garfield County Attorney begins July 2, 2011
5/18/11 Equine Herpes Virus alert
5/18/11 2011 Garfield County Air Show at Rifle Airport
5/12/11 County prepares for high water during runoff season
5/12/11 Satank Bridge renovation ribbon cutting
5/4/11 BOCC votes to end work on Battlement Mesa HIA
4/21/11 Ribbon cutting for new solar panels at fairgrounds
4/18/11 Survey seeks input on land use code
3/29/11 Human Services Director Mary Baydarian finds opportunity
3/29/11 Garfield County sets economic development priorities
3/21/11 Public comment extended on HIA to April 27
3/21/11 Dust storm advisory warns against outdoor exertion
3/16/11 Resources for radiation questions posted online
3/1/11 Revised Battlement Mesa Health Impact Assessment Report released for public comment
2/14/11 Battlement Mesa Incorporation Feasibility Analysis
2/8/11 County reorganizes for economic development
2/7/11 Humanitarian Service Awards nominations are open
1/31/11 Garfield County's website - a new look online
1/18/11 Teen flu death prompts vaccinations

1/14/11 Garfield County needs your input on a survey!
1/11/11 Garfield County elected officials are sworn in

12/16/10 Finance Dept wins award
9/13/10 Flu vaccinations are available from Garfield County Public Health

Garfield County Administration
108 8th Street, Suite 101
Glenwood Springs, CO  81601

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