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‘Larimer County’ Archives

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

Larimer County Commissioners Schedule, week of July 26

LARIMER COUNTY COMMISSIONERS' SCHEDULE July 26 to 30, 2010   Monday, July 26, 2010 7:00 AM to 8:00 AM Republican Breakfast Club, Best Western, Hwy 34 & I-25, Loveland 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Worksession to Review Budget Guidelines with Bob Keister, Budget Director 3:00 PM ñ 6:00 PM Land Use Items with Development Review Team, Hearing Room, 1st Floor PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE PUBLIC COMMENT ON THE COUNTY LAND USE CODE PUBLIC COMMENT ON THE LARIMER COUNTY ... Full Story

Larimer Commissioners Administrative Matters July 27

Larimer Commissioners Administrative Matters July 27

Administrative Matters July 27, 2010 9:00 a.m. to 10:50 a.m. Commissioners' Conference Room 200 West Oak Street, Fort Collins Please Note: Scheduled Times are Subject to Change! * Please Note: If There is No Public Comment, Administrative Matters will Begin at 9:00 a.m. Agenda Public Comment 9:00-9:05 a.m. Approval of Minutes for the Week of July 19. 9:05-9:08 a.m. Review of the Schedule for the Week of August 2. 9:08-9:11 ... 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

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 Commissioners’ Schedule, July 12

Larimer County Commissioners’ Schedule, July 12 to 16

Monday, July 12, 2010 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Republican Breakfast Club, Best Western, Hwy 34 & I-25, Loveland 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Work session with Human Resources Regarding Potential Voluntary Separation and FTE Reduction Progra.m.s 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Planning Worksession with Linda Hoffmann, Planning Director, Regarding 1) Minor Code a.m.endments; 2) Regional Food System Assessment 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Land Use Items with Development Review Team, Hearing Room, ... 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

Larimer County Commissioners meeting

Larimer County Commissioners meeting

Administrative Matters July 13, 2010 9:00 a.m. to 10:05 a.m. Commissioners' Conference Room 200 West Oak Street, Fort Collins Please Note: Scheduled Times are Subject to Change! * Please Note: If There is No Public Comment, Administrative Matters will Begin at 9:00 a.m. Agenda Public Comment 9:00-9:05 a.m. Approval of Minutes for the Week of July 5. 9:05-9:08 a.m. Review of the Schedule for the Week of July 19. 9:08-9:11 a.m. Consent Agenda ... Full Story

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