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Board approves submittal of 2022 mileage report

Board approves submittal of 2022 mileage report

The report, summitted annually, helps determine how much money the county will receive from the state's Highway User Tax Fund.

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Roundabout coming to intersection of WCR 74 and WCR 33

Roundabout coming to intersection of WCR 74 and WCR 33

Initial stages of construction are underway, and the projected is expected to be complete by the end of September.

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Former Commissioner Webster Left a Legacy for Generations of Residents

Former Commissioner Webster Left a Legacy for Generations of Residents

It is with a heavy heart that Weld County Government says goodbye to former Weld County Commissioner William “Bill” Webster.

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Twenty-fifth small business receives funding from Weld County

Twenty-fifth small business receives funding from Weld County

K9cation, a dog boarding, daycare, and training facility in unincorporated Weld County, was awarded $20,000.

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2023 Chair, Pro-Tem and department coordinators selected

2023 Chair, Pro-Tem and department coordinators selected

Commissioner Mike Freeman elected Chair for 2023 with Commissioner Perry Buck to serve as Chair Pro-Tem

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Weld County wins two leadership awards at annual conference

Weld County wins two leadership awards at annual conference

Weld County Commissioner Chair Scott James and Director of Human Services Jamie Ulrich were both recognized by Colorado Counties, Inc.

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Software suite to bring greater efficiencies to public safety

Software suite to bring greater efficiencies to public safety

The new technology has many benefits for first responders and the public.

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Board approves 2023 budget

Board approves 2023 budget

The county remains in excellent financial condition heading into 2023.

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CDBG program agreement allows for dedicated 60+ Ride driver

CDBG program agreement allows for dedicated 60+ Ride driver

60+ Ride provides free transportation services to medical appointments, grocery stores, financial and government institutions, social events, and more, for Weld County residents over the age of 60.

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Prevent impaired driving during the holiday season

Prevent impaired driving during the holiday season

WCDPHE recognizes December as National Impaired Driving Prevention Month and urges community members to make responsible decisions and take appropriate measures to prevent driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

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10 children to be adopted on Weld County Adoption Day

10 children to be adopted on Weld County Adoption Day

Weld County Adoption Day is recognized to celebrate adoptions and also raise awareness of youth in foster care who are waiting to be adopted.

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10 children to be adopted on weld County Adoption Day

10 children to be adopted on weld County Adoption Day

Weld County Adoption Day is recognized to celebrate adoptions and also raise awareness of youth in foster care who are waiting to be adopted.

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Tips to remember ahead of snow season

Tips to remember ahead of snow season

With snow in the forecast for later this week, here are some reminders from Public Works about what to expect during snow season.

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Public Works Director calls it a career

Public Works Director calls it a career

After 8.5 years as the director of the Weld County Department of Public Works, Jay McDonald retired this week.

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Weld County Public Health encourages residents to live nicotine free

Weld County Public Health encourages residents to live nicotine free

The Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment recognizes the Great American Smokeout on November 17 as an opportunity to take an important first step toward living healthier, nicotine-free lives.

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Nov. 14-20 is National Apprenticeship Week in Weld County

Nov. 14-20 is National Apprenticeship Week in Weld County

Weld County currently has 19 registered apprenticeship programs for careers such as electronic technician, corrections officer and various roles in the health care field.

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Help government, community, & yourself by serving on an advisory board

Help government, community, & yourself by serving on an advisory board

Any Weld County resident can apply to be on an advisory board. Applications will be accepted through Nov. 28, 2022.

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Intersection improvements coming east of Highway 85

Intersection improvements coming east of Highway 85

IHC Scott will construct several improvements at the intersection of Weld County Road (WCR) 66 and WCR 41.

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Weld County Public Health brings attention to diabetes

Weld County Public Health brings attention to diabetes

In Weld County, 11.4% of the population has been diagnosed with diabetes, which is up from 10.1% in 2019.

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WCDPHE launches Leading Health Indicator Dashboard

WCDPHE launches Leading Health Indicator Dashboard

The dashboard tracks 11 key health issues, ranging from the top causes of death to substance abuse to housing and population growth. The purpose of the dashboard is to bring attention to emerging and chronic health issues facing Weld County.

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