Tag Archives: public input

CPW Taking Public Comment on Strategic Plan

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife has released their draft 2015 Strategic Plan, and it is now available for public review. The draft plan was developed using input provided by stakeholders, public, staff, and the Parks and Wildlife Commission. The goals, objectives, and strategies are intended to guide the creation and execution of CPW’s Continue reading

Air Quality Control Commission in Craig for Summer Retreat

MOFFAT-CO-FAIRGROUND-SIGNThe state’s Air Quality Control Commission is in Craig today for their summer retreat. This is the group’s first visit to Craig, and it includes tours of Trapper Mine and Tri-State. The highlight is tonight’s open forum. The ColoWyo situation is expected to be a hot topic of discussion at the forum. The Office of Surface Mining has finished Continue reading

Another Meeting Planned to Discuss ColoWyo

STEAMBOAT INSTITUTEA third meeting has now been set up to discuss the ColoWyo situation. The Steamboat Institute has scheduled a meeting for June 17th to talk about the future of the mine. Continue reading

ColoWyo Meeting with OSM Changes Venue

osmThe upcoming public meeting to be held by the Office of Surface Mining in Craig has been moved from the Center of Craig, to the Grandstands building at the Moffat County Fairgrounds. The meeting is being held to gather public input on the environmental impacts of ColoWyo’s South Taylor Continue reading

Hickenlooper Latest to Send Letter to Jewell over ColoWyo

JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300Governor John Hickenlooper is the latest to send his thoughts to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell regarding the recent decision against the Office of Surface Mining that is threatening to shut down ColoWyo Coal Mine. A federal judge ruled the mine’s latest expansion project did not gather enough public input on the environmental impacts of the project, which took place eight Continue reading

Steamboat School District to Hold Facility Master Plan Meeting

STEAM-SCHOOL-DISTRICT1The Steamboat School District will hold another Facility Master Plan Community Meeting next week. The District says the deadline for finalizing the plan is looming and they need the public to participate. The plan involves a new school, and the district says public input will be key to deciding among the options being presented by Continue reading

Gardner Urges Jewell to Help Keep ColoWyo Operational

gardnerSenator Cory Gardner has drafted a letter to the Secretary of the Interior regarding the decision issued against ColoWyo mine by a federal judge. The letter states the devastation the ruling would have on the economies of Moffat and Rio Blanco Counties. The mine is located in both counties, and is the primary provider of coal to Tri-State’s Craig Station. The judge Continue reading

Public Meetings on Economic Diversification to be Set Next Week

coalThe Craig team that went to Kentucky to learn ideas on diversifying the local economy will soon bring those ideas to the public. The team, which included local community leaders and government representatives, was one of just a few Continue reading

Committee Formed to Come up with Standardized Voting System

Ballot-300During his remarks at the 2015 winter conference of the Colorado County Clerks Association, Secretary of State Wayne Williams announced his intent to implement a uniform voting system in Colorado before the 2016 primary election. Williams recently formed the Pilot Election Review Committee (PERC) to accomplish this Continue reading

Parks and Wildlife to Gather Input on Strategic Plan

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife will seek public input on a strategic plan to set goals and guide the agency’s operations for the next three to five years. The agency said Monday it will hold public meetings, but the schedule hasn’t been announced. Parks and Wildlife manages state wildlife, more than 340 parks and wildlife areas Continue reading

City of Craig Considering Allowing Chickens Within City Limits

City-Council-300The Craig City Council is considering allowing chickens to be raised within city limits.  The issue has been raised a number of times over the years.  The Planning and Zoning Commission’s latest recommendation went against the notion, however, some felt Continue reading

Public Input Sought for Water Plan

WATER CONSERVATIONThe Yampa-White-Green Rivers Basin Round Table is seeking public input on the Basin Implementation Water Plan.  The group has stopped taking written comments, however residents can voice their opinions at a meeting tomorrow.  The plan will become part of the Continue reading