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Weld County pushes for common sense ozone policies

Weld County pushes for common sense ozone policies

Weld County officials and staff provided concrete suggestions and asked tough questions at Colorado's Air Pollution Control Division listening session.

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County road 80 and 37 improvement project underway

County road 80 and 37 improvement project underway

The project comes after 2020 Union Pacific Railroad closures along Highway 85 at county roads 37 and 78.

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Health Department offers free short-term radon test kits

Health Department offers free short-term radon test kits

WCDPHE urges residents to take action during National Radon Action Month this January by testing their homes for radon with a free short-term radon test kit, available at aelabs.com/weld.

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Pap tests are the first line of defense to prevent cervical cancer

Pap tests are the first line of defense to prevent cervical cancer

Women's Wellness Connection offers free cervical cancer screenings and any necessary follow-up testing to Colorado residents ages 21-64 who meet certain requirements.

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Pipeline code changes pass first reading

Pipeline code changes pass first reading

The proposed changes include shifting the authority to approve a pipeline permit from the director of Planning Services to the Oil and Gas Energy Department director.

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2022 Chair, Pro-Tem and department coordinators selected

2022 Chair, Pro-Tem and department coordinators selected

Commissioner Scott James elected Chair for 2022 with Commissioner Mike Freeman to serve as Chair Pro-Tem.

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Board approves Evans Idaho Street subrecipient agreement

Board approves Evans Idaho Street subrecipient agreement

The Evans Idaho Street project consists of two blocks, including sidewalks, of Idaho Street being paved along with replacing a water line and storm drainage system.

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Donated bench for Weld Legacy Trail

Donated bench for Weld Legacy Trail

At the on-site presentation Friday, Dec. 17, Weld County Commissioners Scott James and Lori Saine got to see what may be one of the best seats in the Weld County house, if you will.

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Evans water efficiency subrecipient agreement approved

Evans water efficiency subrecipient agreement approved

The subrecipient agreement is required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in order for the project to move forward.

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Board seeks court review of EPA ozone designation

Board seeks court review of EPA ozone designation

Wednesday, the Weld County Board of Commissioners petitioned the U.S. Court of Appeals to review the Environmental Protection Agency's decision to move Weld County's nonattainment boundary.

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1041 WOGLA code changes finalized

1041 WOGLA code changes finalized

The approved changes reflect the latest effort to align the county’s permitting process with that of the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC).

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Dones named 2021 Assessor of the Year

Dones named 2021 Assessor of the Year

Brenda Dones received the award for her years of leadership and consistent professionalism.

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2022 budget approved, county in excellent financial condition

2022 budget approved, county in excellent financial condition

A continued low mill levy, debt-free status and no sales tax among highlights of Weld County's 2022 budget.

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Extension Elevated

Extension Elevated

The CSU Weld County Extension Office is excited to share with you a new publication that feature's a few of our elevated moments throughout the year here in Weld County.

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Weld County GIS launches mobile property viewer

Weld County GIS launches mobile property viewer

The viewer makes browsing real property information on smartphones easer and serves as an addition to Weld County's existing property portal.

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CDOT’s GHG Rulemaking – A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing

CDOT’s GHG Rulemaking – A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing

On Dec. 16, 2021, the Colorado Transportation Commission will vote on a new Greenhouse Gas (GHG) reduction rule that will fundamentally change the purpose and direction of CDOT’s mission.

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COVID-19 Monoclonal Antibody Treatment Available in Northern Colorado

COVID-19 Monoclonal Antibody Treatment Available in Northern Colorado

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) recently launched several new monoclonal antibody treatment buses to help expand access to this important outpatient treatment for COVID-19.

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Board disappointed by EPA announcement

Board disappointed by EPA announcement

Decision puts all of Weld County in nonattainment boundary despite technical analyses that the data do not support the EPA's decision.

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November 19 is Weld County Adoption Day

November 19 is Weld County Adoption Day

The day is recognized to raise awareness of youth in foster care who are waiting to be adopted, to showcase the importance of giving youth safe and loving families and to encourage individuals to make a powerful difference in the lives of Weld County youth through foster and adoption.

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Weld County Controller Barbara Connolly retires

Weld County Controller Barbara Connolly retires

After 31 years with the Weld County Accounting Department, Barbara Connolly will retire on December 15, 2021.

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