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Drivers encouraged to slow down in construction zones

Drivers encouraged to slow down in construction zones

As Weld County crews continue maintenance projects on roads and bridges, drivers are reminded to slow down in construction zones

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Project applications being accepted for CDBG program

Project applications being accepted for CDBG program

Application period opens October 1, 2021.

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Full-scale emergency exercise to take place county-wide 9/30/21

Full-scale emergency exercise to take place county-wide 9/30/21

Travelers along Highway 52 west of I-25 as well as those on WCR 41 and WCR 50 ½ near LaSalle may see increased first responder activity as Weld County and multiple municipal, law and fire agencies participate in the county’s bi-annual emergency exercise.

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Full-scale emergency exercise to take place county-wide on September 3

Full-scale emergency exercise to take place county-wide on September 3

Travelers along Highway 52 west of I-25 as well as those on WCR 41 and WCR 50 ½ near LaSalle may see increased first responder activity as Weld County and multiple municipal, law and fire agencies participate in the county’s bi-annual emergency exercise.

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10 Reasons More Matters When It Comes to Fruits and Vegetables

10 Reasons More Matters When It Comes to Fruits and Vegetables

September is National Fruits & Veggies Month, a month-long celebration of Americans’ favorite plant foods.

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September is National Workforce Development Month

September is National Workforce Development Month

To celebrate, ESWC will be hosting various job fairs and workshops throughout the month.

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Preparing for emergencies focus of September proclamation

Preparing for emergencies focus of September proclamation

Throughout the month of September, residents can find posts on the county’s Facebook and Twitter pages highlighting the importance of National Preparedness Month.

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Weld, Larimer County co-host annual Workforce Symposium

Weld, Larimer County co-host annual Workforce Symposium

"Future Workforce, Future Workplace, Future Leadership" is the slogan for the 2021 symposium.

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2021 assessed value finalized

2021 assessed value finalized

Weld County’s assessed value has decreased for the second consecutive year, falling from just over $15.2 billion in 2020 to just under $12.5 billion in 2021.

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There is much to gain by serving on advisory boards

There is much to gain by serving on advisory boards

Two advisory board and commission members share their experiences volunteering on multiple boards.

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Commissioners announce essay and art contest for Weld County students

Commissioners announce essay and art contest for Weld County students

In honor of National Constitution Day on September 17, Weld County students in elementary, middle and high school are encouraged to participate in an essay and art contest showing how the U.S. Constitution impacts their lives.

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CDBG program promotes fair housing via social media campaign

CDBG program promotes fair housing via social media campaign

To promote fair housing practices, the county encourages potential homeowners and renters to be aware of their rights under the National Fair Housing Law.

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2 Human Cases of West Nile Virus Diagnosed in Weld County

2 Human Cases of West Nile Virus Diagnosed in Weld County

Two individuals in Weld County have been diagnosed with West Nile virus (WNV). Both individuals are adult females, one of whom is currently hospitalized with serious neuroinvasive disease. The other is recovering at home from febrile illness.

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Junior Livestock Sale raises $1.3M, shattering previous record

Junior Livestock Sale raises $1.3M, shattering previous record

This year’s sale eclipsed the 2019 total of $1,122,959 to set a new record.

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August is Child Support Awareness Month

August is Child Support Awareness Month

The proclamation, made by the Board of Commissioners this week, reaffirms the county's commitment to strengthening families by providing child support services.

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HUD awards additional funds to county CDBG program

HUD awards additional funds to county CDBG program

The funds will help pay for community improvement projects and CDBG administrative costs from now to March 31, 2022.

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Board reviews plan to utilize federal COVID-19 recovery fund money

Board reviews plan to utilize federal COVID-19 recovery fund money

A total of $63,028,767 from the American Rescue Plan Act is dedicated to Weld County as part of a federal distribution program.

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Health Department Partners with Libraries for COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics

Health Department Partners with Libraries for COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics

Health officials are looking to reach a 70% COVID-19 vaccine rate or higher within the next few months. To assist that effort, WCDPHE and the High Plains Library District are offering a series of clinics at libraries across the county over the next month.

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Breastfeeding Support in the Workplace Can Reduce Sick Leave

Breastfeeding Support in the Workplace Can Reduce Sick Leave

“Employers are finding that lactation support policies not only increase employee satisfaction and retention, but also make good business sense because of reduced sick leave. Mothers who formula feed are absent twice as frequently as mothers who feed breast milk, due to increased infant illness,” said Mike Schwan, Childhood Obesity Prevention Specialist.

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Firestone Via Transit Service subrecipient agreement approved

Firestone Via Transit Service 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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