RBC — As any investor knows, there is always a risk factor. It’s no different for Rio Blanco County. The job of County Treasurer Karen Arnold is to minimize those risks. “The county’s policy has always put safety before liquidity or yield,” Arnold said. “We may not get the best yield, but I make every [...]
MEEKER — Kai Turner is going off one board, but he will soon be joining another one.
RBC — At the same time county staff is busy working on the 2009 budget, commissioners approved a supplemental budget for 2008.
RBC — The County Board of Commissioners is soliciting letters from persons interested in serving on the County Planning Commission.
RBC — Drivers beware, if you are ticketed for a traffic violation in Rio Blanco County, it’s going to cost more now. Following the state’s lead, county commissioners approved a new traffic fine schedule Oct. 13.
RBC — Diane Sorensen, county budget director, passed out thick notebooks to Rio Blanco County commissioners at Monday’s meeting.
RBC — Nearly half a million dollars worth of community requests were approved for funding Tuesday by Rio Blanco County commissioners.
RBC — County commissioners are considering different options for the Fairfield Center, once the Meeker Public Library moves out and relocates to its new home down the street.
Newly elected county commissioner is member of Meeker School Board RBC — Kai Turner hasn’t made up his mind whether to do both — serve on the Meeker Board of Education and the Rio Blanco County Commission at the same time. But, apparently, there’s no law preventing him from doing it.
RBC — Kai Turner figured it would be a close election. But this was real close. Turner, based on unofficial results, unseated incumbent Forrest Nelson for a seat on the Rio Blanco County Commission by all of 11 votes during Tuesday’s primary election.
Special to the Herald Times Editor’s Note: The Herald Times asked both of the Republican candidates – the incumbent Forrest Nelson and the challenger Kai Turner — the same questions in advance of next Tuesday’s primary election. They are running for a seat on the Rio Blanco County Commission. Their
Chevron remains top taxpayer RBC — County Assessor Renae Neilson gave her annual report Monday to the Board of County Commissioners. And it was good news. Based on preliminary numbers, the total assessed value in Rio Blanco County is up 15 percent. “That should make them (the commissioners) happy,” Neilson said.