Tag Archives: Moffat County Commissioners

Ponikvar Named Citizen of the Year

state-of-moffat-county-300Corrie Ponikvar is the 93-7/102-3 KRAI and 55 Country Citizen of the Year. The announcement was made at last night’s State of Moffat County. The honor comes a day after being recognized by the Moffat County Commissioners, who proclaimed March 31st as Corrie Ponikvar Day in Moffat County at their regular board meeting Continue reading

March 31st is Corrie Ponikvar Day

MC Commissioners-150March 31st is now known as Corrie Ponikvar Day in Moffat County. The Moffat County Commissioners made the proclamation yesterday during their regular board meeting. Ponikvar recently made the decision to retire from the Moffat County United Way, her last day being March 31st. Commissioner Chuck Grobe choked Continue reading

M.C. Commissioner Meeting Room Remodel Project Underway

MC Commissioners-150The Moffat County Commissioners met in the main floor conference room yesterday, due to construction on their own meeting room. The commissioners approved a remodel of their meeting room at a meeting last month, and the construction has begun. Walls have been torn down and the room has been gutted. The plan is Continue reading

M.C. Commissioners Buy Six Vehicles

MC Commissioners-150The Moffat County Commissioners yesterday spent some money replacing county vehicles. The Commissioners approved spending over $75,000 for three trucks from Victory Motors for the Road and Bridge Department. They also approved two pick-ups for the Sheriff’s Office at a cost of around $17,000, and an S-U-V for the Continue reading

Commissioners Accept Assistance Grant from Parks and Wildlife

colorado parksThe Moffat County Commissioners yesterday accepted an assistance grant from Colorado Parks and Wildlife. The grant is similar to a federal PILT payment, but at the state level. The department gives grants to counties that have lost taxable land to the state, due to conservation projects. It was also announced yesterday that Continue reading

Commissioners Agree to ColoWyo Expansion Plans

MC Commissioners-150The Moffat County Commissioners yesterday gave their blessing to a plan for ColoWyo Coal Mine to expand their operations westward. The new operations would be located entirely within Moffat County. The expansion is in areas considered suitable habitat for Sage Grouse, so the mine has agreed to donate around 4,400 Continue reading

Commissioners Join Sage Grouse Petition

sage_grouse-300The Moffat County Commissioners yesterday signed onto a petition to the U.S. Interior Department, asking for an administrative review of how the Greater Sage Grouse was recommended for listing on the Endangered Species List. Moffat County Natural Resources Director Jeff Comstock brought the petition to Continue reading

Shadow Mountain Residents to Learn Water Rates Next Week

shadow mountain village meeting-150 editShadow Mountain residents should know next week what their water rates will be while they’re paying off the water and sewer line improvements. The Moffat County Commissioners yesterday signed paperwork allowing them to take a grant from the Continue reading

Commissioners Meeting Room to be Remodeled

moffat-county-commissionersThe Moffat County Commissioners meeting room is scheduled for remodeling. The commissioners say they plan to flip the room to make it more audience friendly. Overflow of audience Continue reading

Commissioners Vent Concerns Over Clean Power Plan

EPA-300The Moffat County Commissioners have finalized letters they’re sending to Governor Hickenlooper and the Environmental Protection Agency. The first letter is being sent by the Independence Institute, a Denver think tank. The letter urges the governor to consider the costs the EPA’s Clean Power Plan will have on the state. It Continue reading

CPW to Hold Open House on Elkhead

ELK-HEAD-MAIN-SIGNResidents of Craig and the surrounding areas will have the opportunity to discuss the Upper Colorado River Endangered Fish Recovery Program and Elkhead Reservoir fish management with several key partners during an open house next month. The open house format will allow program representatives to answer questions and provide information about the multi-faceted program and its goals of protecting four endangered native fish – the Colorado Continue reading

BETPP to Hold Meet and Greet with Commissioners

bears-ears-tea-party-300The Bears Ears Tea Party Patriots in Craig have invited the Moffat County Commissioners to a meet and greet next month. The group is also inviting the public to the event, which is intended to allow them to meet the commissioners and talk with them one on one. There will be an update on county events and a question and answer period. Continue reading