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MOCO Commissioners Release Letter to Give “Balance” To Sandrock Ridge Concerns

sandrock-ridgeThe Moffat County Commissioners have released a letter in response to the issues that were raised, by the staff and residents from Sandrock Ridge Care and Rehab, at their meeting on Tuesday. Their problems stem over long wait times for Medicaid claims and communication problems with the Moffat County Department of Social Services. In the letter, the Commissioners thank the those representing Sandrock Ridge for bring their issues to their attention, and they Continue reading

Sandrock Ridge Asks For Help With Medicaid Issues

sandrock-ridgeNumerous staff members and residents from Sandrock Ridge Care and Rehabilitation showed up to the County Commissioners meeting yesterday, to ask for the County’s assistance in expediting Medicaid claims, which are partially Continue reading

MOCO To Stick With Medical Clinic Opperater

MOFFAT-COUNTY-LOGO-300The Moffat County Commissioners accepted a unanimous recommendation from the County’s Employee Health Insurance Board at their weekly meeting yesterday to continue with CareHere, a company based in Nashville Tennessee, that currently Continue reading

Moffat County Wants To Keep Property Taxes

moffat-county-commissionersMoffat County voters will decide this election on whether or not to allow the county to keep all revenue collected from property taxes beginning next year.  In 1996, voters approved a measure, which the Commissioners believed would allow the county to collect, keep and spend all revenues collected from taxes.  The vote 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

Moffat County and Craig Leaders Address Future Closing Of Unit 1

Craig_StationThe Moffat County Commissioners along with the Craig City Council and Craig Mayor Ray Beck have released a joint statement regarding the announced closure of Craig Station Unit 1.  While they expressed their  disappointed in the closure, they are pleased to have time to prepare for its effects. They acknowledged that closing Craig Station Unit 1 will Continue reading

County Commissioners Against Amendment 69

moffat-county-commissionersThe Moffat County Commissioners signed a resolution against amendment 69 at their weekly meeting Tuesday. The controversial amendment, which will be voted on in the November election, would implement a state-run, taxpayer funded, single payer Continue reading

Economic Diversification In Moffat County

economyMoffat County took another step forward this week in its quest for economic diversification. The Moffat County Commissioners voted at their weekly meeting on which recommendations to pursue from the Better City economic development proposal. The Commissioners have relayed their recommendations to the Local Marketing District who will begin to take Continue reading

Swinging Bridge Repairs Planned For 2017

swingin bridgePlans to repair Swinging Bridge on Moffat County Road 83 in Browns park took a big step forward last week after the Colorado Department of Local Affairs approved Moffat County’s request for a $760,000 grant to repair and improve the bridge. Swinging Bridge has been open only to foot traffic for the last two years. During that time, the Moffat Continue reading

NW Colorado Coalition To Address National Coal Plan

war on coal shirtA coalition of pro-coal advocates from Northwest Colorado will be in Grand Junction tomorrow to provide input on the Interior Departments federal coal plan. Members from the Craig Chamber of Commerce, Craig and Moffat County Economic Development Partnership, and elected officials from Moffat County will join citizens, miners and other government officials from across the state to comment on the regulations. Discussion is expected to revolve around the Interior Departments moratorium Continue reading

Commissioners Look To Retain Property Tax

moffat-county-commissionersWith the expectation that property values could increase across Moffat County in the future the Moffat County Commissioners voted yesterday at their weekly meeting to approve a proposal for the 2016 ballot that would allow the county to retain all revenue collected from property taxes beginning next year. In 1996, voters in Moffat County approved a measure that allowed the county to collect, keep and spend all revenues Continue reading

March 29th Declared ‘Welcome Home Vietnam Vets Day’

vietnamMarch 29th was declared ‘Welcome Home Vietnam Veteran’s Day’ by the Moffat County Commissioners and the Craig City Council at their weekly meetings yesterday. The proclamations were proposed by Continue reading