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Thursday, October 30, 2014

‘County/State/Federal’ 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 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

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

Larimer County Commissioners’ Schedule July 5 to

Larimer County Commissioners’ Schedule July 5 to 9, 2010

Larimer County Commissioners' Schedule July 5 to 9, 2010 Please Note: Public Comment and Administrative Matters will be held on Wednesday afternoon @ 1:30 p.m. instead of the usual Tuesday morning @ 9:00 a.m. Monday, July 5, 2010 County Offices will be closed in observance of the Independence Day Holiday Tuesday, July 6, 2010 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Commissioners will participate in the Estes Park Rooftop Rodeo Parade 2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Liquor License ... Full Story

Commissioners to meet Wednesday afternoon

Commissioners to meet Wednesday afternoon

Administrative Matters July 7, 2010 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.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 1:30-1:35 p.m. Approval of Minutes for the Week of June 28. 1:35-1:38 p.m. Review of the Schedule for the Week of July 12. 1:38-1:41 p.m. Consent ... Full Story

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