Civil and public service

CSD presents $1.6 million draft budget

Because of aging infrastructure, about 15,000 feet of the same sewer lines maintained by the Cortez Sanitation District must be cleaned every month. Total CSD enterprise fund operating expenditures...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Dolores library director Greenacre is homeward-bound

After nearly three years at the helm, Dolores Public Library Director Debra Greenacre has decided to take a job closer to home. “It was a really hard decision, but I need to be closer to my family...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos considers adding position for PR officer

A public information officer could be the newest position added to the Town of Mancos’ payroll. At their Nov. 10 meeting, trustees agreed that there was a need for the town to get out consistent...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Sanitation withholds payment on N. Broadway manholes

Sanitation officials are withholding final payment on a nearly $750,000 North Broadway sewer line project because of subpar manholes. After a lengthy discussion this week, Cortez Sanitation...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

School district proposes electronic appearances for board meetings

The Montezuma-Cortez Re-1 school board is considering electronic participation at its meetings, meaning they could appear via telephone, video or audio conferencing. The board’s agenda for Tuesday,...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: Education

Academy deadline nears

Rep. Scott Tipton is accepting applications from students interested in attending a U.S. service academy next year. The deadline to apply is Oct. 6. Each year, members of Congress may nominate a...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: DS - Education

Academy deadline nears

Rep. Scott Tipton is accepting applications from students interested in attending a U.S. service academy next year. The deadline to apply is Oct. 6. Each year, members of Congress may nominate a...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - Education

Academy deadline nears

Rep. Scott Tipton is accepting applications from students interested in attending a U.S. service academy next year. The deadline to apply is Oct. 6. Each year, members of Congress may nominate a...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2014 | CATEGORY: Education

Sanitation district tweaks sewer rates

The Cortez Sanitation District will provide temporary relief to dozens of local businesses that saw sewer rates spike 100 percent or more this year. Gunther Hardt, owner of Plaza Laundry on Main...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

CSD proposes temporary rate relief

The Cortez Sanitation District has inched closer to providing temporary relief to dozens of local businesses that saw sewer rates spike 100 percent or more this year. At a meeting on Monday, Aug....

DATE: Aug. 14, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

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The nose knows - and in Mancos, the wastewater system smells bad

After two years of operating the wastewater treatment plant, public works staff is still trying to perfect the new green technology. The multistage aerated biological process treatment plant near...

DATE: June 3, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - News

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Dolores County delivers Internet

Dolores County dedicated extra money and resources to bring Dove Creek schools high speed Internet after the organization in charge of the project failed to make significant progress. High-speed...

DATE: April 16, 2014 | CATEGORY: DS - News