County Announcements

County Announcements

County Announcements (12)

The advisory committee provides a critical link between the citizens of Colorado and the Colorado Department of Agriculture. Their primary responsibility is to solicit input from stakeholders within each member's area of expertise as well as to communicate the committee's recommendations to the region and other stakeholders in their efforts to control noxious weeds in  Colorado.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Commissioner Glover.
Tuesday, 22 January 2019 14:10

Suzanne Bothell Selected as Chair

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suzanne appointmentNewly-elected Chair of CCI's Agriculture, Wildlife & Rural Affairs Steering Committee, Rio Grande Commissioner Suzanne Bothell, with her vice chair, Pitkin County Commissioner Steve Child.

Suzanne Bothell has been selected Chair of Colorado Counties Inc Agriculture, Wildlife, and Rural Affairs Steering Committee.  As Chair, she will work with fellow commissioners and CCI staff to:

  • recognize agriculture as an essential economic sector and support activities and measures that promote and ensure the profitability of the agriculture industry.  Strong support for right-to-farm ordinances and the acquisition of conservation easements and conservation leases to maintain agricultural uses is part of this committees' charge,
  • supports enhancement of the local government role, including but not limited to the creation of wildlife advisory committees in the management and utilization of Colorado’s wildlife resources,
  • recognize the uniqueness and necessity of rural counties and urges county and state officials to take a strong leadership role in revitalizing communities in their county.  Local control is essential and the committee will oppose any efforts to supersede, override, preempt or limit local authority.
Wednesday, 09 January 2019 09:23

2019 Holiday Schedule

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 Day Date Holiday Comments
Tuesday January 1 New Year's Day  
Monday January 21 Martin Luther King, Jr.  
Monday February 10 President's Day  
Friday April 19 Good Friday 1/2 day
Monday May 27 Memorial Day  
Thursday July 4 Independence Day  
Monday September 2 Labor Day  
Monday November 11 Veterans Day  
Thursday November 28 Thanksgiving Day  
Friday November 29 Day after Thanksgiving  
Tuesday December 24 Christmas Eve  
Wednesday December 25 Christmas Day  
Tuesday, 08 January 2019 09:00

New County Elected Officials Sworn In

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Officials Swearing in 2019Rio Grande County Elected Officials were sworn in Tuesday morning, January 8th, 2019 by Judge Amanda Hopkins. Left to Right is Commissioner John Noffsker, Clerk and Recorder Cindy Hill, Assessor JJ Mondragon, Treasurer and Public Trustee Cherilyn Rue, Sheriff Don McDonald, and Judge Amanda Hopkins.


Officials Swearing in 2018Coroner Stephen Hunzeker was sworn in on January 2, 2019 by Judge Amanda Hopkins


Thursday, 27 December 2018 18:26

2019 Budget Adopted

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The 2019 Budget was has been approved by to the Rio Grande County Commissioners at a Special Meeting. To view the 2019 Budget click here.
Wednesday, 19 December 2018 13:53

The Generosity of our County Abounds

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Thank you so much to Community Banks , Rio Grande Hospital, Kiwanis Club, Sittler’s, Rio Grande County Treasurer’s office and the many other community members that have so generously given to our community. Words cannot express our gratitude to everyone who is making a child’s Christmas a little bit brighter.

Thank you Rio Grande County

A Resolution Appropriating Additional Sums of Money to defray expenses in excess of amounts budgeted for Rio Grande County, Colorado.

Tuesday, 26 June 2018 19:39

2018 Primary Election Results

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To see the results for the 2018 Primary Election please click on the following link: