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Commissioners Approve ColoWyo’s Collom Pit

The Moffat County Commissioners amended the conditional use permit for the ColoWyo mine at their meeting yesterday, which will allow the company to move forward with developing and mining the Collom pit.  The Collom expansion was approved by the federal Continue reading

Shadow Mountain Club House May Be Re-Zoned For Buisness

The Moffat County Commissioners are considering changing the Shadow Mountain Club House zoning classification to a business category before it is auctioned in May.  Re-zoning the club house would give the purchaser additional ways to utilize the building.  It would also allow the county to collect Continue reading

Save The Barn Group Purchases Luttrell Barn

The Save the Barn Committee purchased the Luttrell Barn from the Moffat County Commissioners yesterday, and signed a 10 year ground lease agreement, giving them control of the property where the barn is located.  The Committee paid the County $100 for the barn Continue reading

Shadow Mountain Club House To Be Auctioned

After a productive meeting with members of the Senior Social Center, the Moffat County Commissioners have decided to auction off the Shadow Mountain Club House. During the meeting, Continue reading

Tax Incentives For New Businesses

The Craig City Council and Moffat County Commissioners agreed to participate in the Rural Jump-Start Program at their meetings Tuesday. The Rural Jump-Start program provides specific tax Continue reading

Commissioners Allocate $32K For Economic Development

The Moffat County Commissioners committed an additional $32,000 budgeted for economic development at their meeting earlier this week, to go towards the 2017 budget  for the Craig and Moffat County Economic Development Partnership. The Commissioners stressed the need for continued focus on economic development in Moffat County. They also believe that despite budget constraints, the county Continue reading

Seniors Want The Shadow Mountain Club House

Members of the Senior Social Center showed up at the Moffat County Commissioners Meeting yesterday, to ask the Commissioners to sell or lease them the Shadow Mountain Club House, instead of putting it up for auction. Members of Continue reading

Beck And Cook Sworn In As Commissioners

Don Cook and former Craig Mayor Ray Beck were sworn in as Moffat County Commissioners at the weekly meeting yesterday. Beck took the seat vacated by outgoing commissioner Chuck Grobe, with Cook taking over for John Kinkaid, who he defeated in Continue reading

MOCO Emergency Manager To Be Part Time

In an their ongoing effort to reduce expenses, The Moffat County Commissioners have changed the County Emergency Manager Position from full to part time. The commissioners Continue reading

MOCO Looks To Control Conservation Easements

In an effort to gain more control over conservation easements issued in Moffat County, the Commissioners approved a resolution at their meeting this week establishing a process for conservation easement approval. The federal government has recently allocated hundreds of millions of dollars to go towards easements for sage Continue reading

Moffat County Seeks Board Members

Applications are being accepted to fill 28 seats on 12 different boards in Moffat County. Seats are open on the Airport Advisory board, Area Council on Aging, the Land Use Board, and 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