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Thursday, September 18, 2014

‘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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... Full Story

Larimer Master Gardeners on deadheading and

Larimer Master Gardeners on deadheading and grasshoppers

  The Art of deadheading By: Charleen Barr Colorado State University Extension Master Gardener in Larimer County Many gardeners do not realize deadheading is an art rather than a chore. Some chores that are tedious for one gardener may seem pleasant to another, but deadheading flowers just requires a positive attitude. When deadheading, gardeners are tending their garden in a most intimate way. Deadheading a flower refreshes a plant’s appearance, controls seed dispersal, ... Full Story

First West Nile virus-infected mosquitoes of 2010

First West Nile virus-infected mosquitoes of 2010 confirmed in Larimer County

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Mosquitoes from one trap in southeast Fort Collins have tested positive for West Nile virus, according to officials at the Larimer County Department of Health and Environment. The mosquitoes were collected the week of July 19 – 23. “The numbers of Culex mosquitoes, the kind that carry West Nile virus, are increasing rapidly in this hot weather,” said Dr. Adrienne LeBailly, director of the Larimer County Department of Health and ... Full Story

Hermit Park Open Space to Host Boy Scouts 100-Year

Hermit Park Open Space to Host Boy Scouts 100-Year Celebration Fall Camporee

The Larimer County Department of Natural Resources is excited to host the Longs Peak Council, Boy Scouts of America celebration of 100 Years of Scouting at a Fall Camporee, September 24-26, 2010, at Hermit Park Open Space just outside of Estes Park. Larimer County and Longs Peak Council staff and volunteers have worked together for over a year to plan this historic event. Attendance is projected to be between 800 and 1,200 scouts, leaders, and parents. Typically the Longs Peak Council, ... Full Story

The Sheriff talks Budget

The Sheriff talks Budget

Budget 101 There are tough times ahead for Larimer County government in terms of financing all of the mandated services the county must perform and the non-mandated services that enhance the quality of life that the citizens have come to expect. With the shrinking property taxes that support most of county government, and the decline in sales tax that funds much of the jail and some other county services, the county is having to tighten its belt even further. The county departments and ... Full Story

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