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3 years 4 months ago

Mesa County commissioners reject savings bonuses

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) - Mesa County commissioners are rejecting bonuses for county employees who find savings. Commissioners say the workers should already be doing that as part of their job. According to the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel, a county employee compensation committee recommended that the county split 50-50 any...

3 years 10 months ago

100 show up for nuclear decision

About a hundred people are attending a special meeting of the Board of County Commissioners at the Sangre de Cristo Arts Center in Pueblo tonight. The commissioners will decide if they will allow a zoning change which would clear the way for a future nuclear power plant south east of...

4 years 1 month ago

Pueblo County leader written out of job

Pueblo County's Public Works Director may be out of a job. Greg Severance reportedly held the position for 12 years, but today commissioners voted to rewrite his job description. Commissioners now want a civil engineer to run the department, which they believe will be more efficient for the county....

4 years 5 months ago

Colorado Education Commissioner accepts Nevada job

Colorado Department of Education Commissioner Dwight Jones has accepted a job offer in Nevada, as the superintendent of Clark County Schools, which includes Las Vegas. Jones iszsued this statement Thursday morning, I sincerely appreciate this opportunity to work with Clark County School District to improve student achievement. I am...

4 years 6 months ago

El Paso County delays decision on medical pot ban

The El Paso County commissioners have postponed a decision on whether voters should have an option to ban medical marijuana centers in unincorporated parts of the county. The commissioners heard testimony most of Thursday from law enforcement and residents worried about the proliferation of the centers and from medical...

4 years 7 months ago

El Paso County hearing on marijuana regulations

El Paso County Commissioners will hold a public hearing on medical marijuana regulations Tuesday. The legislature passed a law this year requiring medical marijuana dispensaries to obtain state and local licensing approval and to be in compliance with all local zoning codes. Tuesday's hearing is the first step of...

4 years 9 months ago

Aspen area adds $20,000 to emergency aid fund

Pitkin County commissioners have agreed to put $20,000 more in a fund offering one-time help to residents struggling to pay bills like their rent or mortgages. The Pitkin County Emergency Assistance Fund has already used up $20,000 budgeted for 2010. County commissioners voted Tuesday to allocate $20,000 more from...

4 years 11 months ago

Zebulon Pike trail idea gains steam

San Luis County commissioners are endorsing a proposal to establish a national historical trail honoring the route Zebulon Pike took across the Midwest and into Colorado in 1807. Pike National Historic Trail Association President Harv Hisgen is trying to convince Colorado's congressional delegation that the proposal is worthy. ...

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