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2021 Federal Mineral Lease Funds accepted
2021 Federal Mineral Lease Funds accepted
01/18/2021
The funds will assist with road improvement projects and the county's water testing program.
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Nurse in full PPE administers a COVID-19 vaccine to a patient who is wearing a mask.
WCDPHE provides vaccinations to Phase 1 groups, prepares for next steps
01/08/2021
WCDPHE has administered approximately 400 COVID-19 vaccinations to frontline health care workers and first responders.
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2021 Chair, Pro-Tem and Coordinators
2021 Chair, Pro-Tem and Coordinators
01/04/2021
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
12/30/2020
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
12/28/2020
Safety improvements are coming to the intersection of county road 74 and 35.
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Service industry relief fund update
Service industry relief fund update
12/23/2020
Checks are starting to be delivered this week; applications accepted through January
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Kirkmeyer era comes to a close
Kirkmeyer era comes to a close
12/23/2020
After 20 years of faithful service to Weld County, Barbara Kirkmeyer will complete her fifth term as commissioner next week.
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Board continues allowing extended RV use
Board continues allowing extended RV use
12/22/2020
The action taken allows those in unincorporated Weld County to continue using an RV during the pandemic.
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COVID-19 Testing
COVID-19 Testing
12/18/2020
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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CARES Act funds go to Boys & Girls Clubs
CARES Act funds go to Boys & Girls Clubs
12/18/2020
Funding will be used to establish Remote Learning Centers for youth affected by school district shutdowns.
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Boards and commissions gain several volunteers
Boards and commissions gain several volunteers
12/17/2020
This week, the commissioners appointed and reappointed 27 individuals to nine boards and commissions.
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Longtime employees commended at pinning ceremony
Longtime employees commended at pinning ceremony
12/17/2020
Two employees were recognized on Monday for 40 years of service to Weld County.
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Weld County Extension Director Keith Maxey retires
Weld County Extension Director Keith Maxey retires
12/15/2020
After 25 years with the Weld County Extension Office, Keith Maxey will retire on December 31, 2020.
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Board approves 2021 budget
Board approves 2021 budget
12/15/2020
Heading into next year, Weld County is in excellent financial condition.
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James the new chair of Upper Front Range TPR
James the new chair of Upper Front Range TPR
12/09/2020
Commissioner James will help implement a regional transportation plan to strengthen major roadways.
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Service-industry relief fund announced
Service-industry relief fund announced
12/08/2020
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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County farm named as Agricultural Heritage Site
County farm named as Agricultural Heritage Site
12/08/2020
This designation helps preserve the Von Trotha-Firestien Farm's agricultural value to Weld County.
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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