Weld County News

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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