Tag Archives: Moffat County

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

Funeral For Darrell Snow Tuesday

The funeral for Darrell Snow, the Moffat County Road and Bridge employee who died last week will be Tuesday. Snow was killed in an accident Thursday at Continue reading

Identity Of Man Who Died At Landfill Released

The identity of the man who died Thursday morning at the Moffat County Landfill has been released by the Moffat County Sheriff’s Office.  Moffat County Road and Bridge employee 58 year old 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

YVYP Christmas Party Thursday Night

YVYPThe Yampa Valley Young Professionals will host their holiday Christmas Party Thursday night in Craig. All who attend are asked to wear an ugly Christmas sweater, and bring an ugly Christmas ornament or a white elephant gift for the gift exchange. The cost is free for YVYP members and $5 for guests. The party 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

MOCO Broadband Committee In Dinosaur Friday

broadband towerThe Moffat County Broadband Committee will host an informal presentation and discussion Friday in the Town of Dinosaur. The meeting will allow the committee to gather information and suggestions from people in that area, which will help improve broadband capacity and capabilities in Moffat County. The Continue reading

Beck Says Goodbye To Council, Thanks Community

beck-farewellCraig Mayor Ray Beck bid an emotional farewell to the Council and thanked members of the community at his final meeting as Mayor last night. Beck expressed his appreciation for the opportunity to represent Craig as an elected official and says that Continue reading

Commissioners Clarify County Hiring Freeze

MOFFAT-COUNTY-LOGO-300A resolution was passed by the Moffat County Commissioners at their weekly meeting yesterday, clarifying the hiring freeze that was instituted by the Commission at their meeting last week.  The hiring freeze will be in Continue reading

Ponikvar Announces Intent To Run For Mayor

ponikvarCraig City Councilman John Ponikvar has announced his intention to run for Mayor of Craig in the upcoming April election.  Current City Mayor Ray Beck who was recently elected as a Moffat County Commissioner will resign his position as Craig Mayor when he is sworn in as a Commissioner next
month.  City Councilman Kent Neilson will take over Continue reading

Hiring Freeze Instituted For Moffat County

MOFFAT-COUNTY-LOGO-300To help deal with future budget constraints in Moffat County, a county hiring freeze was instituted by the Moffat County Commissioners at their weekly meeting Tuesday. The Continue reading

Deadline To Save The Luttrell Barn Extended

LUTTRELL BARNThe deadline to save the Luttrell Barn from demolition was extended yesterday by the Moffat County Commissioners.  The Save the Barn Committee now has until April 1st to secure the funds to make repairs and maintain the barn. As requested, the committee Continue reading