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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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County News
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).  

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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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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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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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