RBC I Rio Blanco County Commissioner Jeff Eskelson raised the issue of unequal distribution of state severance tax funds with U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton on Friday, during Tipton’s visit to the Upper Colorado Environmental Plant Center. Tipton also visited with the commissioners regarding regional policy issues.
RBC I Rio Blanco County elected two new county commissioners in the 2012 Republican primary election. Jeff Eskelson defeated incumbent Kai Turner and Jon D. Hill defeated Chris Brasfield to fill the seat vacated by Ken Parsons. The two new commissioners will be seated in January 2013.
RBC I Republican caucuses were held in Meeker, Rangely and Piceance Creek Tuesday. Delegates were chosen and four candidates announced their intentions to run for two Rio Blanco County commissioner seats.
RBC I Both school districts in Rio Blanco County will benefit from a “one-year only” grant given by the county commissioners at their June 13 meeting. It was also the first day on the job for the new county administrator.