County to receive more mineral tax funds

PARACHUTE I The Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado (AGNC) is pleased to report that the Rio Blanco County and several municipalities within the county will be receiving additional federal mineral lease (FML) funds from the State of Colorado, as part of Senate Bill 14-106, signed by Gov. John Hickenlooper in late March.

Rangely, Meeker and Dinosaur get DOLA grants

RBC I Mike Samson, chairman of The Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado, and Jeff Eskelson, AGNC vice chairman and Rio Blanco County commissioner, are pleased to announce that through AGNC’s $50,000 mini-grant program awarded from state Department Of Local Affairs (DOLA), a $3,750 grant on behalf of the Town of Meeker, a $3,750 grant on […]

Rangely gets $5,000 DOLA grant

RANGELY I Doug Monger, vice chairman of the Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado, and Rangely Town Manager Peter Brixius, who is also an AGNC member, have announced that through AGNC’s $50,000 mini-grant program awarded from the state Department Of Local Affairs (DOLA), a $5,000 grant on behalf of the Town of Rangely was approved by […]

AGNC supports governor

RBC I Scott McInnis, executive director of the Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado (AGNC), said the organization supports Governor John Hickenlooper in his opposition to a bill that would mandate unionization and collective bargaining for firefighters across the state.

AGNC supports multi-use

RBC I Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado re-affirms its support for multiple use of public lands as “the Land of Many Uses” in supporting Club 20’s position regarding Western Slope energy resources.

AGNC requests action on sage grouse report

RBC I Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado (AGNC) chairman Mike Samson, acting on behalf of the five-county membership, has written to Colorado Governor Hickenlooper asking for immediate assistance regarding the damaging impact that will result if the BLM adopts the National Technical Team’s (NTT) report. The report is considered by many as the extreme alternative […]