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Health Department continues providing COVID-19 vaccinations to Phase 1 groups, works with local health partners to prepare for next steps

Health Department continues providing COVID-19 vaccinations to Phase 1 groups, works with local health partners to prepare for next steps

Continuing its efforts to provide vaccinations to high-risk frontline health care workers and first responders, the Weld County Department of Health and Environment (WCDPHE) has received and administered approximately 400 COVID-19 vaccinations.

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2021 Chair, Pro-Tem and Coordinators

2021 Chair, Pro-Tem and Coordinators

Commissioners Buck, Saine sworn into office; Commissioner Moreno selected as 2021 Chair, Commissioner James as Pro-Tem.

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County road 49 to be designated as hazmat route

County road 49 to be designated as hazmat route

Following a rulemaking hearing in January, the new route designation will become effective April 1, 2021.

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Agreement with the Town of Eaton to enhance safety

Agreement with the Town of Eaton to enhance safety

Safety improvements are coming to the intersection of county road 74 and 35.

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Kirkmeyer era comes to a close

Kirkmeyer era comes to a close

After 20 years of faithful service to Weld County, Barbara Kirkmeyer will complete her fifth term as commissioner next week.

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Service industry relief fund update

Service industry relief fund update

Checks are starting to be delivered this week; applications accepted through January

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Board continues allowing extended RV use

Board continues allowing extended RV use

The action taken allows those in unincorporated Weld County to continue using an RV during the pandemic.

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CARES Act funds go to Boys & Girls Clubs

CARES Act funds go to Boys & Girls Clubs

Funding will be used to establish Remote Learning Centers for youth affected by school district shutdowns.

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COVID-19 Testing

COVID-19 Testing

Two COVID-19 testing sites are up and running in Weld County; both are free and test results available in four days.

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Longtime employees commended at pinning ceremony

Longtime employees commended at pinning ceremony

Two employees were recognized on Monday for 40 years of service to Weld County.

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Boards and commissions gain several volunteers

Boards and commissions gain several volunteers

This week, the commissioners appointed and reappointed 27 individuals to nine boards and commissions.

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Board approves 2021 budget

Board approves 2021 budget

Heading into next year, Weld County is in excellent financial condition.

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Weld County Extension Director Keith Maxey retires

Weld County Extension Director Keith Maxey retires

After 25 years with the Weld County Extension Office, Keith Maxey will retire on December 31, 2020.

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James the new chair of Upper Front Range TPR

James the new chair of Upper Front Range TPR

Commissioner James will help implement a regional transportation plan to strengthen major roadways.

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County farm named as Agricultural Heritage Site

County farm named as Agricultural Heritage Site

This designation helps preserve the Von Trotha-Firestien Farm's agricultural value to Weld County.

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Service-industry relief fund announced

Service-industry relief fund announced

Commissioners have dedicated $2 million to assist Weld County businesses that have had to close or significantly reduce their services since Nov. 1, 2020.

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Leaders of Weld County’s workforce earn honors

Leaders of Weld County’s workforce earn honors

Efforts to strengthen Weld County's employment landscape have been recognized statewide and nationally.

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Future training center named after fallen deputy

Future training center named after fallen deputy

The new law enforcement training center is being named after fallen Weld County Sheriff's Deputy Sam Brownlee.

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Final telephone town hall in 2020 on 11/16

Final telephone town hall in 2020 on 11/16

The final telephone town hall event in 2020 will be on Monday, November 16, at 5:00 p.m.; listen to COVID updates and ask questions of the board.

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Making a positive impact on Weld County veterans

Making a positive impact on Weld County veterans

Through a pandemic, Weld County Veterans Services continues to serve.

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Board proclaims Apprenticeship Week in Weld County

Board proclaims Apprenticeship Week in Weld County

The week stresses the importance of apprenticeships in building a strong workforce in Weld County.

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State and County discuss COVID

State and County discuss COVID

State supports county's stance on individual responsibility with regard to COVID-19 response.

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County celebrates adoptive families in November

County celebrates adoptive families in November

November has been proclaimed Weld County Adoption Month by the Weld County Board of Commissioners.

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County celebrates adoptive families in November

County celebrates adoptive families in November

November has been proclaimed Weld County Adoption Month by the Weld County Board of Commissioners.

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Election Results 2020

Election Results 2020

Results we begin posting at 7:10 p.m. on November 3

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Election Results 2020

Election Results 2020

Results will begin posting at 7:10 p.m. on November 3

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Six boards and commissions seek volunteers

Six boards and commissions seek volunteers

Volunteer positions give residents an opportunity to be involved in county government.

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Six boards and commissions seek volunteers

Six boards and commissions seek volunteers

Volunteer positions give residents an opportunity to be involved in county government.

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Board makes appointments to advisory committee

Board makes appointments to advisory committee

Seven residents were appointed to the newly formed CDBG Advisory Committee on Wednesday.

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Town and County Meeting October 29

Town and County Meeting October 29

County commissioners and town representatives from Weld County's municipalities will meet for the annual Town and County meeting Thursday.

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Board makes appointments to advisory committee

Board makes appointments to advisory committee

Seven residents were appointed to the newly formed CDBG Advisory Committee on Wednesday.

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Town and County Meeting October 29

Town and County Meeting October 29

County commissioners and town representatives from Weld County's municipalities will meet for the annual Town and County meeting Thursday.

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DMNS to study Weld County’s Official fossil

DMNS to study Weld County’s Official fossil

Pops the Triceratops to be studied, cleaned and restored before returning to Weld County next year.

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DMNS to study Weld County’s Official fossil

DMNS to study Weld County’s Official fossil

Pops the Triceratops to be studied, cleaned and restored before returning to Weld County next year.

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Public input needed on improvement projects

Public input needed on improvement projects

The Citizen Needs Survey asks residents to identify any needs they see in the community related to housing, public improvements and public services.

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Fourth Weld County Telephone Town Hall Monday

Fourth Weld County Telephone Town Hall Monday

Join the commissioners for an update on the county's response to COVID-19 on Monday, October 19, at 5:00 p.m.

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Public input needed on improvement projects

Public input needed on improvement projects

The Citizen Needs Survey asks residents to identify any needs they see in the community related to housing, public improvements and public services.

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Fourth Weld County Telephone Town Hall Monday

Fourth Weld County Telephone Town Hall Monday

Join the commissioners for an update on the county's response to COVID-19 on Monday, October 19, at 5:00 p.m.

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Public work sessions for 2021 budget

Public work sessions for 2021 budget

The Board of Weld County Commissioners will hold public work sessions regarding the 2021 Budget on 10/20 and 10/22.

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Public work sessions for 2021 budget

Public work sessions for 2021 budget

The Board of Weld County Commissioners will hold public work sessions regarding the 2021 Budget on 10/20 and 10/22.

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Connection matters with long-term care residents

Connection matters with long-term care residents

Residents' rights are the focus this month for hundreds of long-term care residents in Weld County.

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Connection matters with long-term care residents

Connection matters with long-term care residents

Residents' rights are the focus this month for hundreds of long-term care residents in Weld County.

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Regional Communications Center earns top honor

Regional Communications Center earns top honor

The Weld County Regional Communications Center earned its second national recognition in as many years.

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Citizen input wanted on growth and transportation

Citizen input wanted on growth and transportation

Feedback on the comprehensive and transportation plans can be given via email or in person at upcoming public hearings.

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9/21 Telephone Town Hall COVID update

9/21 Telephone Town Hall COVID update

Join the commissioners for an update on the county's response to COVID-19 on Monday, September 21, at 5:00 p.m.

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Accepting applications for new advisory committee

Accepting applications for new advisory committee

Applications are now being accepted for the brand-new CDBG Advisory Committee.

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September proclaimed National Preparedness Month

September proclaimed National Preparedness Month

Residents are encouraged to make an emergency preparedness plan with family members.

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September proclaimed Workforce Development Month

September proclaimed Workforce Development Month

During this month, many events will be held including a virtual job fair, webinars and a fall fest.

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Commissioner Livestream returns Sept. 14

Commissioner Livestream returns Sept. 14

Beginning at 9:30 a.m. Monday, September 14, commissioners will resume their weekly livestream update of county projects and information.

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Enhanced COVID-19 data dashboard update

Enhanced COVID-19 data dashboard update

Enhanced data dashboard surpasses 12,000 page views in two weeks and reaches 149,000 total views since April

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Weld County, Upstate launch recovery program

Weld County, Upstate launch recovery program

Weld County & participating communities have directed a portion of their CARES dollars to a business recovery program managed by Upstate Colorado.

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Rebuttal statement on proposed AQCC revisions

Rebuttal statement on proposed AQCC revisions

County concerns on AQCC proposed revisions to Regulation 7 formalized in rebuttal statement last night.

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