Tag Archives: budget

Bill To Fix CPW’s Financial Woes Advances

A bill, which would allow Colorado Parks and Wildlife to increase park fees in order to address the agencies long term funding issues is working its way through the Colorado Legislature. The Senate Appropriations Committee voted 6-1 to send the Hunting, Fishing, and Parks for Future Generations act to the full Senate earlier this week. CPW estimates that by 2025 the agency will have an annual budget shortfall of $30 Continue reading

2018 Budget Passes After $1.7 Million In Cuts

The Moffat County Commissioners approved the 2018 budget at their meeting yesterday. The commissioners’ goal was to reduce General Fund expenditures by $2.5 million for 2018. They were able to come up with $1.7 million in long term reductions in the General Fund, leaving $800,000 to be addressed.  Changes to Continue reading

Tax Increase Takes Budget From Deficit To Surplus

The Craig City Council passed the City budget for 2018 at their meeting last night. The budget calls for $8.96 million in spending, with revenues estimated at $9.2 million, allowing the Continue reading

Meetings To Discuss Routt County Budget

The Routt County Finance Department will be providing information on the 2018 budget at two meetings. The proposed 2018 Budget will be reviewed at a meeting tomorrow at the Routt County Continue reading

Sign Up Now For Craig Parade Of Lights

Entries are now being accepted for the Parade of Lights, which will be held later this month in Craig. The parade takes place on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, and features holiday themed floats. Those who would like to enter the parade can Continue reading

$600K Pulled From Reserves To Balance Budget

The Craig City Council introduced the City budget for 2018 at their meeting last night. The budget calls for $8.7 million in spending, with revenues estimated at $8.1 Continue reading

Preliminary Budget Passed, More Cuts Expected

The Moffat County Commissioners passed a preliminary budget for 2018 at their meeting yesterday. The County continues to experience budget difficulties as revenues from property taxes have fallen more Continue reading

County Facilities To Close Early Monday

All Moffat County facilities will be closed early Monday, to allow county employees to attend a meeting with the Moffat County Commissioners, Continue reading

Meeting To Discuss CPW’s Budget Problems

A meeting will be held Wednesday afternoon in Steamboat to discuss future funding for Colorado Parks and Wildlife. CPW is currently experiencing a significant budget shortfall that officials say may affect the agencies ability to manage Colorado’s 41 state parks. To help find potential solutions to the budget issue, CPW is looking for the public to Continue reading

MOCO Looks To Community For Partnerships

More than 100 community, business and non profit leaders attended a meeting yesterday hosted by Moffat County regarding the county’s priority based budgeting process. Information was presented at the meeting that clarified the steps in priority Continue reading

Skate Park Removed Because It Was Unsafe

The skateboard ramps that were removed this week from the Craig skate park were recently reviewed by CIRSA, the City’s insurance provider, and were determined Continue reading

CO Officials Talk Trump Budget Proposal

President Donald Trump released his budget for the fiscal year 2018 yesterday to mixed reviews, including those from Colorado elected officials. Proponents of the budget applauded trumps fiscal conservativeness, while opponents say the budget goes too far in cutting programs that specifically go to benefit the middle and lower class, like Medicaid. Some critics of the budget are also questioning the accuracy of its figures, claiming that some of the Continue reading