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Saturday, July 30, 2016

‘County Agency News’ Archives

“Answers on Aging Resource Guide”

“Answers on Aging Resource Guide” available

Larimer County, Colorado - The 2010-2011 version of Larimer County’s Office on Aging “Answers on Aging Resource Guide,” is now available on paper and online at www.larimer.org/seniors, (click on publications). This free booklet contains useful information on local resources and programs for older adults and their families. Topics include: income tax filing legal issues transportation options senior centers volunteer opportunities financial help flu shots hearing and vision ... Full Story

Larimer County Open Lands Advisory Board Meeting

The Larimer County Open Lands Advisory Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 10, 2010, at the Larimer County Courthouse hearing room on the first floor of 200 W. Oak St. in Fort Collins. All meetings are open to the public. (This is a re-schedule of the regular November meeting which would have fallen on Thanksgiving.) From 5:30-7:30 p.m. the Open Lands Advisory Board will meet jointly with the Fort Collins Land Stewardship Board and the Loveland Open Lands Commission, as well ... Full Story

West Nile virus still active in Larimer County

West Nile virus still active in Larimer County

News Release West Nile virus still circulating in Larimer County: protect yourself against mosquito bites Though it may seem like autumn has arrived along with cool nights, the Larimer County Department of Health and Environment reminds you that West Nile season is still very much with us. Since July 1, a total of eight cases of West Nile virus infection have been confirmed in Larimer County. Out of those eight, six had West Nile fever, and one was discovered to have West Nile infection when ... Full Story

Scales Installation Project to Begin at Landfill

Scales Installation Project to Begin at Landfill

Larimer County, Colorado—Beginning January 1, 2011, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations require us to report the weight of trash being dumped at the Larimer County Landfill. Incoming vehicles will be required to weigh in as they enter and weigh out as they exit. This requires us to install scales, and will bring us into compliance with EPA regulations. The installation of scales at the Larimer County Landfill will begin Monday, August 30, 2010, and is estimated to take two ... Full Story

The Title is Sheriff – Not King

The Title is Sheriff – Not King

By Jim Alderden Larimer County Sheriff I am a firm believer that the sheriff is the highest law enforcement authority in the land and I have previously published my views on this esteemed Office. The Office of Sheriff has a long and valued history as the "protector of the shire" and is the only elected law enforcement officer making him directly accountable to the people. However, there are limitations on the powers and authority granted to the sheriff. A certain former Arizona sheriff ... Full Story

Budget 101 with Sheriff Alderden

Budget 101 with Sheriff Alderden

Larimer County Sheriff, Jim Alderden, presented “Sheriff’s Budget 101” to an interested audience on Friday evening. Alderden was pleasantly surprised at the number of people who showed up. Last year’s attendance was three he said, this year two dozen people showed up including department employees and of course the five candidates for the Sheriff’s job. In last week’s Bulls-eye the sheriff said, “It has been painfully obvious from listening to the campaign rhetoric that most of ... Full Story

Sheriff’s office explains wildland fire role

Sheriff’s office explains wildland fire role

  Wildland Fires Several newspaper articles and anonymous comments in "RH Line" of the Reporter Herald regarding the Round Mountain Fire in the Big Thompson Canyon prompt me to write this. It is obvious that the sheriff's role and responsibility for wildland fire suppression is generally not understood. Recent statutory changes further muddied the waters on the jurisdictional issues involved. By Colorado statute, the sheriff has always been the "fire warden" for the unincorporated areas of ... Full Story

Beware door-to-door con artists

Beware door-to-door con artists

The Larimer County Sheriff’s Office would like to caution residents against door-to-door con artists.  These itinerant criminals known as “Travelers” and “Gypsies,” generally appear in the summertime and are often members of one family.  Annually these professionals collectively make millions of dollars off the vulnerability of older or unsuspecting Coloradoans. A FRAUD ALERT!  supplied by the State of Colorado Office of the District Attorney offers these observations on ... Full Story

Larimer County Parks Advisory Board, July 13

AGENDA Tuesday, July 13, 2010, 5:30 - 8:30 p.m., Bison Visitor Center, 1800 South County Road 31, Loveland, CO 5:30     REGULAR MEETING OPENING – 5 minutes Meeting called to order by Chair Approve minutes of last meeting Review Agenda and enclosures 5:35     BOARD MEMBER REPORTS–if any 5:40     PUBLIC COMMENT: Items not on the agenda 5:45     GENERAL INFORMATION: (Questions – 5 min.) §  Natural Resource Events for July. See website ... Full Story

Appointments to Larimer County Boards

Larimer County, Colorado - The Board of Larimer County Commissioners this week made several appointments to citizen Boards.  They are: Board of Adjustment: Paul Devenny, Jeffrey – Fort Collins Carol Dowding – Loveland Board of Health: Christopher McKinney – Loveland Environmental Advisory Board: Ryan McShane, Kate Muldoon, Jarrett Tishmack - Fort Collins Earlie Thomas – LaPorte Evelyn King – Loveland Extension Advisory Committee: Trena Anastasia, Valerie Clark, Jessie ... Full Story

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