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FSA Livestock Indemnity Program Begins

Eligible ranchers and livestock producers can begin applying for benefits through the Livestock Indemnity Program provided in the 2008 Farm Bill as of Monday, July 13.   The Livestock Indemnity Program (LIP) provides assistance to producers for livestock deaths that result from disaster. LIP compensates livestock owners and contract growers for livestock death losses in excess of normal mortality due to (more…)

Increased Local, State Services Available to Displaced

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder While the recent announcement of the pending closure of Summit Crest and Genesis Homes may be yet another in a long list of Colorado businesses closing down or reducing workforce numbers, it is without a doubt the largest such reduction in Berthoud. Champion Homes, the modular home builder based in Michigan, originally announced the plant would be closing by the end of July. Melissa English, a business services consultant at the Larimer County Workforce ... Full Story

Sheriff's Citizen Academy Announced

The Larimer County Sheriff’s Office has announced open registration for the 2009 Citizen Academy, which will run from Sept. 10 through Dec. 3. (more…)

Kidde Recalls Dual Sensor Smoke Alarms; Can Fail to

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Walter Kidde Portable Equipment, has announced a voluntary recall of the following product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. Name of Product: Kidde Model PI2000 Dual Sensor Smoke Alarms Units: About 94,000 Manufacturer: Walter Kidde Portable Equipment Inc. of Mebane, N.C. Hazard: An electrostatic discharge can damage the unit, causing it not to warn consumers of a ... Full Story

Town of Berthoud – Request for Proposals for

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT FOR THE ROUNDABOUT PROJECT   The Town of Berthoud is requesting proposals and complete cost of services from Professional Engineering Consultants on CDOT’s Pre-Qualified Consultant’s List, for the construction management services for the Roundabout Project. This project will upgrade the existing intersection of 1st Street and Mountain Avenue (SH 56) with a new roundabout. Some aspect of the ... Full Story

Town of Berthoud – Public Hearing – Liquor

PUBLIC NOTICE   The Board of Trustees of the Town of Berthoud has scheduled a public hearing for a proposed transfer of the liquor license for Pizza Hut, 821 W. Mountain Ave. for Tuesday, July 28, 2009. The public hearing will be held in the Board Room of Town Hall, 328 Massachusetts Ave., Berthoud, Co. beginning at 7:00 p. m. TOWN OF BERTHOUD Mary K. Cowdin, Town Clerk LGLB2009-48 Published in the Berthoud Recorder July 16 & 23, 2009 

Fourth of July DUIs: 593 Arrests Statewide

The Colorado State Patrol and 70 law enforcement agencies statewide reported making 593 DUI arrests over the Fourth of July weekend. Of the 593 DUI arrests, 72 were made at sobriety checkpoints. Preliminary reports from the Colorado Department of Transportation show there were four fatal crashes in Colorado over the holiday weekend, which killed eight people. Two of the crashes were believed to be alcohol-related. The Larimer County Sheriff’s Department reported 21 DUI arrests. Statewide ... Full Story

Town of Berthoud – Board of Adjustments Public

PUBLIC NOTICE The Board of Adjustments will hold a public hearing for a variance to allow construction outside the building envelope at 1020 Berthoud Peak Drive. The public hearing will be held on Thursday, July 23, 2009 beginning at 7:00 p. m. in the Board Room at the Town Hall, 328 Massachusetts Ave., Berthoud, CO. 80513. LGLB2009-47 Published in the Berthoud Recorder July 16, 2009

Bats and Bugs Return to Berthoud Firehouse

By Jamie Folsom Berthoud Recorder Berthoud Fire personnel discovered bat bugs in Fire Station 1 on July 7 and evacuated operations and administrative offices to temporary facilities in their parking lot. Despite the fact that bats had recently been removed from the building’s attic, the presence of the parasitic bat bugs (genus Cimex) means the bats have returned in greater numbers. In fall 2008, the BFPD took advantage of a re-roofing project to cover some openings the bats used to access ... Full Story

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