Tag Archives: City Council

City/County Finalize Building Department Combo

In their ongoing efforts to control costs, Moffat County and the City of Craig reached a final agreement to combine their building departments into a Regional Building Department, which will be responsible for both city and county operations. The Craig City Council and the Moffat Continue reading

UPDATE: Ex-Steamboat City Councilwoman Has Neck Stabilization Surgery

Mary Brown, who sustained serious injuries after crashing her bike in Steamboat earlier this month, had a successful neck stabilization surgery Saturday, according to the website on CaringBridge.org. The family says they realize she has a long journey ahead of her and are very appreciative of the support they have received from the community. According to an update posted to the website Tuesday, Brown will be Continue reading

Proposals For How To Spend Tax Reserves Due Thursday

The deadline to submit proposals for how to spend an estimated $1.186 million in the Accommodations Tax Reserve Funds are due by 5 PM Tomorrow. Proposals must focus on an improvement or amenity that draws Continue reading

Funding Secured For 4th Of July Fireworks

The Craig 4th of July Fireworks will take place again this year. The Craig City Council Tuesday night committed $3,000 toward the purchase of fire works. The Craig Fire Department will contribute $2,000 and Moffat County has budgeted $3,000. Because of budgetary issues, the council did consider Continue reading

UPDATED: Audio From Craig City Council Forum

The Craig City Council Forum took place last night at the Centennial Mall in Craig. The Mayoral and City Council candidates answered questions on issues facing our area, especially those concerning economic diversification and the business environment in Craig. They Continue reading

Craig Moves Towards Vote On Recreational Pot

Craig citizens may soon be given the opportunity to cast a vote to legalize recreational marijuana sales, cultivation and testing facilities in Craig. The first reading of three ballot measures concerning recreational marijuana were approved by the Craig City Council at their meeting last night. The measures must now go through a second reading Continue reading

Taxes To Increase In Craig?

The Craig City Council will ask the community to help them deal with their budget constraints by passing a sales tax increase and approving a use tax during the upcoming April election. Craig has lost nearly $2 million out of its general fund in the past few years, and their current budget is the lowest it has been since 2008. To help deal Continue reading

Gender Neutral Bathrooms In Denver

Single stall restrooms will soon be gender neutral in Denver. The city council on Monday voted to do away with the gender-specific restrooms whenever there’s only a toilet, a sink, and a locking door.  Multi-stall bathrooms Continue reading

Taxes Going Up In Craig?

taxesBudget woes continue for the City of Craig and Moffat County. The Moffat County Commissioners approved the budget for 2017 at their weekly meeting Tuesday. The County will have nearly $37.5 million dollars to spend this year which is $6 million less than in 2016. The falling numbers are partially due to declining property values. Since 2011, property values in Moffat County have fallen by nearly $80 million, resulting in an 18% drop in property taxes collected over that time period. Declining property taxes and other factors have put a strain on the county’s budget for next year and the foreseeable future. Because of these budget constraints, the Commissioners expect they will have to make additional cuts to county services in the future. The Craig City Council is Continue reading

Trick-or-Treating Scheduled For Halloween Night

halloweenTrick-or-treating will take place on Halloween night this year in Craig. The Craig City Council declared Monday the 31st as the official trick-or-treating night at their meeting last night. For tips to help keep your kids safe while they’re trick-or-treating this Continue reading

Fill Out A Broadband Survey

broadband towerThere is an effort to get Moffat County citizens to fill out surveys for the Moffat Broadband Committee to help determine the counties broadband needs. The Moffat County Commissioners and The Craig City Council agreed to support a marketing campaign to promote the surveys at their meetings yesterday. The campaign is being supported by the two government entities, various businesses and stake Continue reading

Changes To Steamboat Animal Rules

SteamboatA meeting will be held next week in Steamboat to discuss changes to the animal control ordinance. Copies of the proposed changes will be available at the meeting, and public feedback will be gathered and passed along to the City Council. This feedback will assist the councils decision on whether or not to approve changes to the ordinance including Continue reading