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Saturday, November 1, 2014

‘County Agency News’ Archives

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

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 ... 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 ... Full Story

Volunteer Ranger Assistant Training Deadline and

Volunteer Ranger Assistant Training Deadline and Training Date Extended

What did you want to be when you grew up? Do you dream of being outdoors, chatting with visitors, enjoying wildlife and helping the environment? Did you think you would grow up to be a park ranger? It’s not too late! You can become a Volunteer Ranger Assistant and help park and natural area rangers accomplish much of their important work. As a Volunteer Ranger Assistant you will be an ambassador for natural areas and open spaces. Volunteer Ranger Assistants (VRAs) are a friendly ... 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, ... Full Story

Armed Robbery Suspect in Custody

Armed Robbery Suspect in Custody

Press release from Larimer County Sheriff's Department On June 23, 2010, in a joint effort investigators from the Larimer County Sheriff's Office along with detectives from the Thornton Police Department and in conjunction with the Johnstown Police Department and the Weld County Sheriff's Office SWAT Team arrested Jason Edward Sisler, a 35-year-old Johnstown man, on a charge of Aggravated Robbery, a class three felony. This arrest is in connection with a robbery that occurred June 17, 2010, ... Full Story

Larimer County Open Lands Advisory Board June Meeting

The Larimer County Open Lands Advisory Board meeting, scheduled for 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 24, 2010, has been cancelled. The next meeting will take place on Thursday, July 22, 2010 at the Loveland Municipal Building at 500 East Third St. in Loveland. All meetings are open to the public.

Additional Meningitis case confirmed

Additional Meningitis case confirmed

The Larimer County Department of Health and Environment reports that another case of meningococcal disease in a Fort Collins area resident has been confirmed. The affected individual is also associated with the two hockey teams in Division C of the adult league that played at EPIC (Edora Pool and Ice Center) on June 9 at 7:15 PM. The person had left for a family vacation to Montana on June 12. According to Dr. Adrienne LeBailly, director of the Larimer County Health Department, the ... Full Story

Put your skills to work at Horsetooth Reservoir!

Put your skills to work at Horsetooth Reservoir!

  Larimer County needs your skills! Volunteer Park Ranger Assistants:  Assist County ranger staff at Horsetooth Reservoir on the boat docks, directing parking, hiking nearby trails, and educating the public about safe practices on and near the water.  Positions are open from Memorial Day weekend thru mid-September and volunteers only work on weekends and holidays.  You must be willing to commit to three days a month, on holidays or weekends.   Training, uniforms, and great ... Full Story

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