Commissioner-elect Jeff Eskelson (center) listens as Rio Blanco County clerk Nancy Amick swears in Jon Hill to the office of Rio Blanco County Commissioner. After the ceremony Eskelson and Hill left for Denver to attend CCI (Colorado Counties, Inc.) training along with 66 other newly elected county commissioners in the state.
RBC I A controversial proclamation made by the City and County of Denver regarding the potential connection between protecting the supply of water pulled from the Colorado River Basin for the Front Range and the future of oil shale research, development and production sparked a speedy response from Rio Blanco County’s commissioners.
MEEKER | A thank you celebration for county commissioners Ken Parsons and Kai Turner for their years of service to Rio Blanco County, Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at the County Administration Building, 200 Main, Meeker.
MEEKER I Rio Blanco County commissioners will reconvene Dec. 11 at 7 p.m., at the Fairfield Center in Meeker, the public hearing regarding a special use permit for the construction of a 199-foot, self-supported communications tower located near RBC Road 13 (Flag Creek Road).
Public hearing for cell tower continued — Community wants cell tower, but not in the proposed location
RBC I With interest rates at less than one-half of one percent, $18 million (the principal amount in the County Capital Improvement Trust Fund CCITF) does not generate the kind of revenue it used to bring in.
RBC I During the next few years I will be writing a column to keep the people of Rio Blanco County informed of the issues facing us. It will be written as necessary, sometimes each week, sometimes longer between columns. All of the discussions will be my own opinion.
Ballots for the 2012 republican primary election will be conducted by mail-ballot, which will be delivered to local mailboxes between June 4-8 and are due back Monday, June 25.
We would like to invite the residents of Rio Blanco County, Rangely and Meeker to a mixer to meet and greet our county commissioner, Kai Mark Turner. We are holding this event to visit with Commissioner Kai Turner at 259 Crest St., in Rangely on the Friday, May 25 from 6-8 p.m.
RBC I County commissioners awarded a $5.6 million bid for construction project at two locations on RBC Road 5 and opened bids for an airport runway project, where the lowest bid was more than $8.7 million.