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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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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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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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Posted on: December 4, 2020

Rio Blanco County Reports Second Death from COVID-19

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Rio Blanco County is saddened to report another death due to complications from COVID-19.

Our heartfelt condolences go out to those affected by the loss of their loved one.

Due to HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) laws, no other de...

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Posted on: November 25, 2020

State Moves RBC to COVID-19 Dial Level Yellow on November 30

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The following letter was sent to the BOCC and Public Health Director from the CDPHE on the evening of 11/24.  A copy of the letter can be viewed here: https://rbc.us/DocumentCenter/View/2558/Rio-Blanco-Level-Change-Notice---PON-to-Level-Yellow---...

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

Rio Blanco County Reports First Death from COVID-19

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It's with heavy hearts that Rio Blanco County reports a death due to complications from COVID-19Due to HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) laws, no other details will be made public at this time.

Our heartfelt condolences...

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

November 17 Meeting and Work Session Summary

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Unofficial Workshop and BOCC Meeting Summary- 11/17/2020

For official meeting minutes and agendas, visit:  https://rbc.us/129/Agendas-Minutes

Note: As of October 13, work sessions will be scheduled on a rolling starting basis in order to be most ef...

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Posted on: October 29, 2020

October 27 Meeting and Work Session Summary

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Workshop and BOCC Meeting Summary- 10/27/2020

Note: Starting October 13, work sessions will be scheduled on a rolling starting basis in order to be most efficient with time. 

  • The BOCC met with representatives from White River Electric Association t...
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Posted on: October 14, 2020

October 13 Meeting and Work Session Summary

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Workshop and BOCC Meeting Summary- 10/13/2020

Note: Starting October 13, work sessions will be scheduled on a rolling starting basis in order to be most efficient with time. 

  • The BOCC met with Road & Bridge Director Dave Morlan to discuss the C...

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Posted on: October 19, 2020

Daily Summaries- Budget Workshops Oct 19-Nov 5

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Note: The Board of County Commissioners will hold Department Budget Workshops on October 19 through November 5, 2020 at the Historic Courthouse, 555 Main Street, 3rd floor BOCC Hearing Room in Meeker, CO. On Tuesday, October 20, 2020 the Workshop will be ...

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Posted on: October 8, 2020

2021 Budget Workshop Schedules

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The 2021 budget workshop schedule has been published. Workshops start October 19 and will continue through November 5. You will find all public work sessions published at the following link. You can subscribe to receive email alerts when new work sessions...

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Posted on: October 8, 2020

Updated Info for Building Inspections

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Starting Monday October 12, building inspections will take place Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays only.  Please call 970-878-9450 with any questions.

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Posted on: September 25, 2020

Special Districts and Property Tax Distributions

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Updated on 9/26 to clarify that this article is meant to explain property tax distributions only.  There are many other sources of funding that come from the county to various special districts (for example, conservation districts, schools, towns...

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