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Weld County Culex mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus

Weld County Culex mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus

The discovery was made after monitoring mosquito traps throughout Weld County.

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Board accepts state funds for roundabout project

Board accepts state funds for roundabout project

Construction on a roundabout, planned for the intersection of Weld County Road (WCR) 74 and WCR 31, is scheduled to begin in 2026.

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Public work sessions set for 2025 budget

Public work sessions set for 2025 budget

Work sessions regarding the budget will be held July 15, 16, 22, 23 and 30.

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Weld County to host pilot tire disposal event

Weld County to host pilot tire disposal event

This event is designed to reduce waste and minimize the environmental impact of improperly disposed tires.

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Code changes to bring further clarity to oil and gas permitting

Code changes to bring further clarity to oil and gas permitting

The changes, approved after a three-reading process, will go into effect July 5, 2024.

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2024 Board of Equalization convenes

2024 Board of Equalization convenes

This week, the Weld County Board of Commissioners convenes as the County Board of Equalization (BOE) — a separate governing body, required by state statute, to form every year and rule on appeals beginning September 1 through November 1.

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Weld County honored with C-Stat Distinguished Performance Award

Weld County honored with C-Stat Distinguished Performance Award

Counties that receive the C-Stat Distinguished Performance Award meet over 75% of their C-Stat goals for the year and are “more likely to meet the needs of individuals and families in their community.”

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Weld County, Adams County and Thornton to partner on stoplight

Weld County, Adams County and Thornton to partner on stoplight

The cost for the stoplight will be split three ways. Construction is expected to begin in 2026.

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Public health clinic moving to new location in South County

Public health clinic moving to new location in South County

All the services currently offered at the southeast clinic will continue to be offered at the new facility, including immunizations for children and adults, preventive health screenings, family planning services, and more.

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County departments receive national recognition for projects

County departments receive national recognition for projects

The NACo Achievement Awards program recognizes innovative county government programs in 18 categories covering a wide spectrum of county responsibilities.

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Grant to aid in construction of roundabout

Grant to aid in construction of roundabout

A $1 million grant will assist with the cost of a roundabout coming to the intersection of Weld County Road 6 and WCR 13.

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Region 3 Opioid Abatement Council opens applications for projects

Region 3 Opioid Abatement Council opens applications for projects

Interested organizations are invited to submit their project applications by Friday, June 28, 2024.

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Weld County proclaims June 15 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Weld County proclaims June 15 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

In 2023, Weld County’s Adult Protection Services unit investigated 791 allegations including caretaker neglect, abuse, exploitation, harmful acts, and self-neglect.

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Weld County launches new air quality information website

Weld County launches new air quality information website

The newly launched air.weld.gov website is full of information about air quality, monitoring, modeling and how Weld County is doing its part to be part of the solution regarding air quality along the entire Front Range.

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County approves disaster declaration for May 28 storm damage

County approves disaster declaration for May 28 storm damage

The May 28 storm, which dumped 2” hail and a month’s worth of rain in just two hours, severely impacted homes, businesses, government buildings and roads.

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Bat tests positive for rabies in Weld County

Bat tests positive for rabies in Weld County

A bat found on a residential property in Weld County on June 3, 2024, has tested positive for rabies. Summer is peak season for rabies in Colorado, and it is important to know how to protect yourself and your family, including pets, against rabies.

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Weld County Road 26 multi-use trail alignment study begins

Weld County Road 26 multi-use trail alignment study begins

The project aims to enhance regional connectivity and outdoor recreational opportunities.

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Commissioners approve grant application for HIV prevention program.

Commissioners approve grant application for HIV prevention program.

An approved a grant application and workplan will help the county health department enhance their HIV prevention program. Currently, Weld County ranks among the top six counties in Colorado for new HIV diagnoses.

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June Proclaimed Reunification Month in Weld County

June Proclaimed Reunification Month in Weld County

In recognition of the efforts that help families stay together, the Weld County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) proclaimed June Reunification Month at their scheduled board meeting on Monday, June 3.

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Functional classification map update complete

Functional classification map update complete

The update, approved last week, saw five county roads receive classification changes.

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