Montezuma County Commissioner

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County declares mill fire an emergency disaster

Montezuma County commissioners on Monday approved a declaration of an economic disaster in the wake of the Western Excelsior fire on May 8. The fire that destroyed the Mancos mill caused the loss...

DATE: June 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

County commissioner records now online

The public documents generated by the Montezuma County commission are now available electronically online. To save storage space, and provide convenience to the public, records can be accessed by...

DATE: June 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hearing on Road X closure scheduled for June 19

Montezuma County commissioners will conduct a public hearing on June 19, at 1:30 p.m. in the commissioners’ hearing room for the purpose of reviewing County Road X access to McPhee Reservoir and...

DATE: June 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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CDOT deal preserves Road BB intersection at Pleasant View

Persistence to save the intersection of County Road BB and U.S. Highway 491 has paid off for Pleasant View.Montezuma County commissioners reported Monday that they have reached a deal with Colorado...

DATE: May 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Commissioners side with Pleasant View, oppose Road BB intersection

The Montezuma County commission voted 3-0 Monday to oppose a controversial proposal by the Colorado Department of Transportation to restrict the County Road BB intersection with U.S. 491. But while...

DATE: April 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Mesa TV ends live broadcast of county commission meetings

Mesa TV has stopped livestreaming Montezuma County commission meetings because of low viewership. “Nobody was watching our livestream on Mondays because they are at work,” said Mesa TV CEO Jedekiah...

DATE: April 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Meeting on mussels, lake access planned

The Journal There will be a community meeting on local reservoir access and mussel inspections on Thursday, March 30, at 6 p.m. at the Conference Center at Destination Grill, in Cortez. Federal,...

DATE: March 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma County discusses local link to Montrose-Moab trail

Montezuma County is working with motorized trail groups to establish a local link to the Rimrocker Trail that connects Montrose with Moab. County public lands coordinator James Dietrich reported...

DATE: March 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Commissioners plan quarterly town hall meeting

The Journal The quarterly Town Hall meeting hosted by Montezuma County commissioners will be held on April 25 at 7 p.m. at the Arriola Community Center, 21176 Road S. Citizens are invited to bring...

DATE: March 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Montezuma County seeks balance of federal and public lands

When federal land agencies buy private land, they should offer the same amount of public lands back to the private sector, says the Montezuma County commission. Noting that the county is 26 percent...

DATE: March 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Rob Pope named to Montezuma board after demand for open meeting

After hearing from several candidates, the Montezuma County commission voted to appoint Rob Pope to fill a vacancy on the planning and zoning board. Stan Pierce was also approved to serve as an...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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U.S. aid to county farms hits $1.4M

U.S. Department of Agriculture census data revealed that government payouts to Montezuma County farmers increased more than 130 percent during a 10-year span, from less than $600,000 in 2002 to...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News