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Weld County 2017 News Stories

2018 budget work sessions set
2018 budget work sessions set
10/12/2017
The board of commissioners will begin public work sessions for the 2018 budget 10/17 and 10/19.
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Annual Town and County Meeting
Annual Town and County Meeting
10/11/2017
Every October, the Board of Commissioners holds the Town and County meeting to catch up with municipal leaders.
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Deadline for monitors approaching
Deadline for monitors approaching
10/05/2017
Time to pick up or reserve a free gas monitor from the county is nearing and end, but not before one more public event.
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Board joins national effort to promote adult education and family literacy
Board joins national effort to promote adult education and family literacy
09/27/2017
Today, the Board proclaimed their support for National Adult Education and Family Literacy week.
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County joins others to bring awareness to railroad safety
County joins others to bring awareness to railroad safety
09/25/2017
This week is National Railroad Safety Week, and the BOCC joins others to promote awareness around tracks.
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Time is running out to get a free monitor
Time is running out to get a free monitor
09/20/2017
If you haven't picked up an explosive-gas monitor yet, there is still time. The program will end October 31.
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Pipeline working group meeting set for September 25
Pipeline working group meeting set for September 25
09/18/2017
This meeting is a continuation of the pipeline regulation discussion started by the county in early August.
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BOCC response to auditing firm recommendations
BOCC response to auditing firm recommendations
09/13/2017
The Board of Commissioners responded to the recommendations of the performance auditors.
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Commissioner Conway continues work on national immigration task force
Commissioner Conway reappointed to NACo Immigration Task Force
09/08/2017
Commissioner Conway was recently reappointed to serve on the NACo task force as Vice Chair.
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More explosive-gas monitors now available to county residents
More explosive-gas monitors now available to county residents
09/07/2017
Second batch of monitors now available in Greeley daily and in south county Tuesday, Sept. 12.
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DHS employees personally donate to help migrant appreciation picnic
DHS employees personally donate to help migrant appreciation picnic
09/01/2017
The migrant appreciate picnic was a huge success, thanks in part to generous donations from WC DHS employees.
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Commissioners recognize 4-H Camp Cloverbud's efforts to help foster care children
Commissioners recognize 4-H Camp Cloverbud's efforts to help foster care children
08/30/2017
Children helping children: 4-H Camp Cloverbud kids recognized for their efforts to help foster care children
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Weld kicks off new foster care recruitment campaign
Weld kicks off new foster care recruitment campaign
08/27/2017
Weld County needs foster parents - are you ready to Foster Hope, Foster Love and Foster Weld?
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Commissioners make monitors available to all Weld County residents
County commissioners make monitors available to all Weld County residents
08/24/2017
Commissioners make monitors that detect explosive gasses available to any county resident – free of charge.
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Proposed ballot language available for review
Proposed ballot language available for review
08/21/2017
Weld County residents can now review the proposed ballot language regarding amending the Home Rule Charter.
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Board waives review of performance audit
Board waives review of performance audit
08/15/2017
Board waives review of performance audit; says it is a public record
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This article is not about the solar eclipse
This article is not about the solar eclipse
08/14/2017
By now you've likely heard some tips about the solar eclipse on August 21; our tips are reminders for everyday.
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Weld receives first-ever "Taxpayer Friendliest Community" award
Weld receives first-ever "Taxpayer Friendliest Community" award
08/07/2017
Weld County was presented with a first-of-its-kind award for being taxpayer friendly!
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County pipeline discussion will lead to improved regulations
County pipeline discussion will lead to improved regulations
08/03/2017
The public, businesses and industry are invited to attend the Aug. 8 meeting regarding pipelines.
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Elections Office to move across the street from existing office
Department move scheduled for July 28
07/26/2017
Friday, June 28, marks moving day for the Elections Office, which will now be housed at 1400 17th Ave.
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Openings on local boards and commissions
Openings on local boards and commissions
07/19/2017
Commissioners are seeking Weld County residents to serve on several volunteer boards.
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Freedom Parkway Public Meeting July 13 and 19
Freedom Parkway Public Meeting July 13 and 19
07/11/2017
Two public meetings will be held this month to discuss an access control plan for WCR 54/37th St.
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New Bright Futures Board to lead program forward
New Bright Futures Board to lead program forward
07/06/2017
Commissioners approved seven appointments to the new Bright Futures of Weld County Board of Directors.
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Commissioners sign Highway 85 PEL
Commissioners sign Highway 85 PEL
07/05/2017
The Weld County Commissioners signed the US Highway 85 Planning and Environmental Linkages (PEL) Study.
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Countdown to Courthouse Centennial Celebration
Countdown to Courthouse Centennial Celebration
06/27/2017
The Friday, June 30, events have something for everyone to enjoy. Be sure to join us for all the fun!
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Enrollment materials due June 30th
Bright Futures enrollment material deadline June 30th
06/21/2017
Current college freshmen and graduating high school students need to submit their enrollment materials in by June 30th.
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June 15 proclaimed World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
June 15 proclaimed World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
06/15/2017
This day is dedicated to raising awareness about elder abuse and neglect all over the world.
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Meetings calendar for commissioners now online
Meetings calendar for commissioners now online
06/02/2017
A new online, real-time calendar of the commissioners' meetings is now available to the public.
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Discover Weld website gets a new look
Discover Weld website gets a new look
06/01/2017
Vibrant images, a modern layout and an events calendar are just some of the new features on discoverweld.com
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We Need You!
Volunteers Needed for Local Boards
05/31/2017
County government works best when residents get involved! Check out our list of current board openings.
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Centennial Celebration lectures
Courthouse Lunch and Learns kick off anniversary celebration
05/24/2017
Each Friday in June, a presentation relating to the history of the Weld County Courthouse will be held at noon.
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Department moves this August will benefit two county offices
End of summer department move will benefit two county offices
05/23/2017
This August, a simple switch of office space will benefit two county offices: GIS and Clerk & Recorder.
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Bright Futures board opportunity for county residents
Opportunity available for participation on Bright Futures Board
05/19/2017
Are you interested in volunteering to serve on the newly formed Bright Futures Board of Directors?
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May proclaimed Mental Health Month
May proclaimed Mental Health Month
05/15/2017
Every May, Mental Health Month is nationally recognized to raise awareness and to stress the importance of mental wellness.
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Statement from the Weld County Commissioners
Statement from the Weld County Commissioners
05/04/2017
Read the full statement from the Board of Commissioners regarding the tragedy in Firestone.
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Weld Works 4 Youth Summer Program
Weld Works 4 Youth Summer Program
05/02/2017
The Board approved a new youth summer employment program to benefit low-income families.
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NOV postcards will be mailed May 1st
Notices of Valuation to be mailed May 1
04/28/2017
Weld County real property owners will soon receive their Notice of Valuation, which provides the 2017 actual value of property.
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Sirens to be tested May 6
Emergency sirens to be tested countywide on May 6
04/27/2017
On May 6, 2017, emergency warning sirens will be tested throughout Weld County.
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Planning underway for courthouse centennial
Planning underway for courthouse centennial
04/17/2017
One of Colorado's most beautiful courthouses, the Weld County courthouse, celebrates its 100th anniversary this year.
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Valley Vikings Day
Valley Vikings Day
04/17/2017
April 17 was proclaimed Valley Vikings Day by the county commissioners.
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Victim Services providers recognized by BOCC
Victim Services providers recognized by BOCC
04/03/2017
This week marks National Crime Victims' Rights Week and today the BOCC recognized those who help victims of crime.
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Eagles Day!
March 27 is Dayspring Eagles Day!
03/27/2017
The Board of Commissioners proclaimed today Dayspring Eagles Day!
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County proclaims Bill Webster day in honor of contributions to ag, government and much more!
March 20 proclaimed Bill Webster Day
03/20/2017
Today has been proclaimed Bill Webster day to honor the work of this former commissioner.
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County's program to advocate for seniors continues
County's program to advocate for seniors continues
03/16/2017
Area Agency on Aging to apply for grant to keep ombudsman program active.
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March 13 is Highland Huskies Day
March 13 is Highland Huskies Day!
03/13/2017
During today's Board meeting, the State 2A Cheer Champions were honored.
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Commissioners thank volunteers for their service
Commissioners thank volunteers for their service
03/08/2017
More than a dozen volunteers were thanked for their service on boards and commissions last month.
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University High School Pom Recognition
March 6 proclaimed UH Bulldogs Day!
03/06/2017
Today was proclaimed UH Bulldogs Day in recognition of the UH Pom Team winning the 3A state title last December.
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Severe weather season is coming soon - do you know how to spot a storm?
Learn how to spot and report severe weather at this free class
02/28/2017
Weld County's Office of Emergency Management is hosting a free weather spotting class March 14.
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Agreement between Windsor and Weld focuses on development goals
Agreement between Windsor and Weld focuses on development goals
02/24/2017
Weld County & Windsor finalized their coordinating planning agreement. Learn why this type of agreement is valuable.
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Temporary bridge designed to save time and money
Temporary bridge designed to save time and money
02/23/2017
PW engineers solved the problem of working on bridges that serve rural areas.
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Communications Manager receives prestigious designation
Communications Manager receives prestigious designation
02/17/2017
Powell was one on 22 graduates from the first ever CPE program in which participants represented 13 states and Canada.
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Members of the Child Welfare Staff received awards from the state for their assessments in child welfare cases.
Human Services employees among the best in the state for timely assessments
02/09/2017
More than 60 Human Services employees were recognized by the State Department of Human Services for the timely assessments.
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Commissioner Moreno appointed to YFC Board
Commissioner Moreno appointed to YFC Board
02/02/2017
Moreno will assist this board in coordinating services for at-risk youth.
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Health Department receives national accreditation
Health Department receives national accreditation
02/01/2017
The Weld County Health Department is one of 200 across the country awarded this honor!
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Area Agency on Aging volunteers thanked for their years of service
01/27/2017
Alice Boyle and Linda Banghart were thanked by the Commissioners for their years of service on this board.
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Commissioners pose with Aims Vice President of Academic Affairs Deb Kish
Today proclaimed Aims Community College Day
01/24/2017
County Commissioners proclaimed January 24 as Aims Community College Day in celebration of the college's 50th Anniversary.
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Thank you volunteers
County thanks volunteers for service on boards
01/20/2017
Weld County commissioners thanked six volunteers for their service on local boards.
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Redesigned website features new look and new functions
Redesigned website features new look and new functions
01/15/2017
A new look and new functionality work together to create a better web experience for the public.
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Blesch welcomed as new county coroner
Blesch welcomed as new county coroner
01/13/2017
Carl Blesch was appointed the new Weld County Coroner January 9.
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Public Works employees recognized for their work
Public Works employees recognized for their work
01/12/2017
Mike Bedell and Tina Booton were both recognized for their work with the county.
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Weld County Fair takes top honors
Weld County Fair takes top honors
01/11/2017
Congratulations Janet Konkel, Weld County Fair Coordinator of the Year 2016!
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Residents reappointed to community boards
Commissioners reappoint three to community boards
01/10/2017
This month, the Board of Commissioners reappointed members to three community boards.
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District 2 Commissioner Julie Cozad was elected Board Chair for 2017.
Commissioner Chair and Pro-Tem chosen for 2017
01/04/2017
District 2 Commissioner Julie Cozad was elected Board Chair for 2017. At-Large Commissioner Steve Moreno was elected Pro-Tem.
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Division 1 court room in the Weld County court house
Three commissioners take oath of office
01/03/2017
Three Weld County Commissioners, each reelected to office in 2017, took their oath of office Monday.
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Jennifer Finch
Public Information Officer

1150 O Street
P.O. Box 758
Greeley, CO 80632

Email: jfinch@weldgov.com
Phone: (970) 336-7203

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