News Flash

Posted on: March 1, 2022

Rio Blanco County Welcomes a New Undersheriff Soon

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On March 11, 2022 there will be a new Undersheriff serving Rio Blanco County, as current Undersheriff Jeremy Muxlow submitted his resignation in February.  In a letter to Rio Blanco County staff, Sheriff Anthony Mazzola stated, “Jeremy ...

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Posted on: February 28, 2022

American Rescue Plan Recovery Funds

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During a Board of County Commissioners work session on February 22, 2022, Budget and Finance Director Janae Stanworth outlined the final rule from the U.S. Treasury Department regarding acceptable uses for American Rescue Plan Recovery funds.  Th...

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Posted on: January 12, 2022

Noticifcation of Commissioner Meetings

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The designated official posting locations of Tentative Agendas will be at the main bulletin board at the Clerk & Recorder's Office in both Meeker and Rangely, and also the south entrance of the Rio Blanco County Historic Courthouse, 555 Main ...

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Posted on: November 10, 2021

Rio Blanco County Receives Response from Governor Polis

On September 2, 2021 Rio Blanco County sent a letter of support for our local hospitals and in opposition to COVID vaccine mandates to the Colorado State Board of Health and Governor Polis.  Rio Blanco County has continued to have a position of a...

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Posted on: October 15, 2021

Rio Blanco County Budget Workshops

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Rio Blanco County Commissioners will be participating in a series of Budget Workshops over the next two weeks.  Budget workshops will begin at the time specified, but are on a floating docket. Unless noted otherwise, all meeting will be held in M...

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Posted on: October 14, 2021

Tune Into the RBC YouTube Channel

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Starting October 19, 2021, the Commissioners encourage the public to attend in person or view the live stream of the work sessions and meetings utilizing the Rio Blanco County YouTube Channel at this address: Rio Blanco County YouTube Channel (https://www...

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County News
Posted on: October 5, 2021

Memo Regarding Hostile Work Environment

See memo from Attorney Steerman regarding hostile work environment investigation (link to letter).  

County News
Posted on: September 30, 2021

County Reponse To Vaccine Mandates

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Rio Blanco County Commissioners reaffirmed their position regarding state mandates and on September 28, 2021 approved resolution 2021-21 to oppose vaccination as a condition of employment for the county employees. The County will not use its limited resou...

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Posted on: August 24, 2021

4 Day Work Week Public Input Survey

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Attention Rio Blanco County Residents:

We want to know your thoughts about Rio Blanco County Offices transitioning to a 4-Day work week. Under this plan public offices such as Public Health, Building Department and  Treasurer would extend hours to...
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County News
Posted on: July 30, 2021

Kenney Reservoir Reopens

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PRESS RELEASE: KENNEY RESERVOIR PUBLIC HEALTH NOTICE 

DATE: 7/29/2021 

RELEASED BY: RIO BLANCO COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT 

Rio Blanco County Public Health and Emergency Management, in coordination with local...

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County News
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Rio Blanco County Stakeholders Urged to Participate in Regional CEDS

Rifle, Colorado – Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado (AGNC) is continuing its public engagement phase in the updating of its Regional Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS). Interested Rio Blanco County stakeholders may par...

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Posted on: June 1, 2021

Rio Blanco County Announces Hiring New Road & Bridge Director

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Rio Blanco County Commissioners voted to approve Scott Marsh to the position of Road and Bridge Director, which drew from an extensive pool of highly qualified applicants from around the United States and ended with final interviews earlier in April. &...

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Posted on: May 27, 2021

Rio Blanco County Opens Mountain Passes

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Rio Blanco County Road and Bridge Department has opened seasonal mountain passes for the summer.  Ripple Creek Pass, Dunkley Pass, Buford/New Castle Road and Meadow Lake Road are all open for travel.  Please use caution if traveling on t...

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