Tag Archives: City of Craig

MOCO Broadband Improvement On The Horizon?

Plans to strengthen Moffat County’s broadband infrastructure took another step forward this week. The Moffat County Broadband Committee is currently looking to secure funds for the first stage of the plan, which will include building broadband infrastructure to Craig’s anchor institutions, including health care, education and public safety facilities. This stage of the plan is expected to cost approximately $3.6 million. Craig-Moffat Economic Development Partnership Continue reading

New City Manager Bullish On Craig’s Future

Newly hired Craig City Manager Mike Foreman, met with the Yampa Valley Young Professionals last night to present his plans for the future of Craig. While Foreman anticipates numerous challenges ahead for the city, the overall tone of his presentation was optimistic. Foreman said 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

Craig Holiday Trash Schedule

The City of Craig will not be collecting trash this Monday.  If your normal pick-up day is Monday, your Continue reading

Celebrate Constitution Week

constitution_we_the_peopleConstitution Week begins this Saturday and runs through Friday the 23rd. The Craig City Council and The Moffat County Commissioners approved a Constitution Week proclamation from members of The Daughters of the American Revolution, at their meetings yesterday. To celebrate Constitution Continue reading

Grants To Northwest Colorado In Jeopardy

The money that the City of Craig and surrounding areas receives from severance taxes in the form of grants from the Department of Local Affairs, may significantly decrease this year if a bill before the Colorado State Senate is approved. Severance taxes are collected by the state from companies or individuals that produce nonrenewable natural resources such as oil, coal, or gas in the state of Colorado. Continue reading

Craig Trash Pickup Schedule Tuesday Update

city of craigAs trash will not be picked up in Craig on Thursday or Friday this week. Craig residents who normally have their trash picked up today, already had their weekly trash pickup yesterday. Continue reading

City of Craig Releases Holiday Trash Schedule

craig-road-bridge-signThe City of Craig will not be collecting trash on Thanksgiving Day. The city released their holiday trash schedule for this week, yesterday. For the most part, the schedule will remain normal. However, those that would typically have their trash picked up this Thursday, will Continue reading

Shadow Mountain Residents Encouraged to Check Heat Tape

shadow mountain village meeting-150 editIf you live in the Shadow Mountain neighborhood in Craig, you’ll want to check your heat tape. Moffat County Director of Developmental Services, Roy Tipton, said at yesterday’s commissioners meeting that work in the neighborhood over the summer often required Continue reading

John Kinkaid Will Run for Second Term

John KinkaidMoffat County Commissioner John Kinkaid has announced that he will seek a second term. Kinkaid says he has enjoyed the last three years of fighting the county’s battles, and serving his constituents. In his announcement, Kinkaid talked about his efforts over the last few years, including his ability to work both sides of the aisle Continue reading

Phase Two of Shadow Mountain Project Wraps up Today

shadow mountain village meeting-150 editThe last of the paving work for Phase Two of the Shadow Mountain Improvement Project is expected to be finished up today. The project will then shut down for the winter. Moffat County Director of Development Services Roy Tipton said yesterday that the last of 9th Street will be Continue reading

9th Street in Shadow Mountain to Re-open Next Week

shadow mountain village meeting-150 edit9th Street, from Finley Lane through the Shadow Mountain neighborhood, will re-open next week. At this week’s Moffat County Commissioners meeting, the county’s Roy Tipton said re-paving on 9th will take place tomorrow and Saturday, and the road should be open again early next Continue reading