GARFIELD COUNTY, Colo. – The Garfield County Fair Board may now hold its meetings at any properly posted meeting site, including the Rifle Administration Building’s first floor conference room. The fair board meetings were previously held at the Garfield County Fairgrounds and in the administration building in Glenwood Springs exclusively. The extra venue options allow flexibility for the board’s monthly meetings, which occur on the first Tuesday of every month. The Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) decided to update the language in the fair board’s bylaws to include that meetings may take place in any properly posted location. “I think
GARFIELD COUNTY, Colo. – Four previously open seats on the Garfield County Fair Board have been filled, after the Board of County Commissioners approved three new appointees, and welcomed back an existing board member, whose term had ended. Rifle’s Duston Harris was reappointed after having served for the past three years, which is the usual term length on the fair board. The three new appointees include Megan DeNev Wussow, representing Missouri Heights (Carbondale); Shannon Stowe, Rifle; and Klayton Costanzo, Silt. Wussow’s term is one year, while Stowe and Costanzo’s terms run for three years apiece, ending Oct. 15, 2021. The
GARFIELD COUNTY, CO – There’s quite a bit of interest in the county fair these days. Interest in serving on the Garfield County Fair & Rodeo Board is so high that the board recently expanded to include nine members, the maximum called for by its current bylaws. The fair board and county staff work diligently all year long planning and executing the Garfield County Fair, slated for August 4-10, 2014. The current fair board recommended four new members to the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) March 17. The commissioners approved John “Brock” Hedberg, Kelly Porter, Rick Shaffer, and Doug Teter.