Provided by the Kiowa County Sheriff's Office.
Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper announced Monday Michael Lewis will be the next Executive director for the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT).
The Kiowa County Commissioner's Regular meeting was called to order on October 26, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. by Chairman Richard Scott. Scott opened the meeting with prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance. Those in attendance were:
Richard Scott, Chairman
Cindy McLoud, Commissioner
Donald Oswald, Commissioner
Delisa Weeks, County Clerk
Tina Adamson, Administrator
Oswald moved McLoud seconded the motion to approve the minutes as presented. Motion carried.
Oswald moved McLoud seconded the motion to approve the vouchers as presented. Motion carried.
Employers in Colorado added 1,400 nonfarm payroll jobs from September to October for a total of 2,659,000 jobs, according to the survey of business establishments. Private sector payroll jobs increased 4,300 and government decreased 2,900.
Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) will be holding a town hall meeting Monday in Pueblo. The meeting is scheduled to run from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Pueblo Convention Center, 320 Central Main Street in Pueblo. Parking is available at the SRDA parking lot located off Alan Hammel between Union Avenue and Central Main Street.
Space will be limited, so those who would like to attend are encouraged to arrive early. Doors will open at 10:30 a.m.
The Kiowa County Hospital District and County Board met in regular session on September 26, 2017 at 6:31 p.m. at the Bransgrove Building Meeting Room.
District Board members present were: Robert Woods, Mary Eikner, Priscilla Waggoner and Cathryn Anderson. Absent - Sylvia Shields.
County Board members present were: Craig Kerfoot, Dennis Pearson, Lori Shalberg, and John Negley. Absent - Kim Harris (called).
Others present: Shannon Dixon, Char Korrell, Cindy McLoud, Wendy McDowell, Colette Martin, Rod Brown, Dana Brown, and Beth Spady.
CALL TO ORDER
In the latest sweep of Colorado's The Heat is On campaign, CDOT, the Colorado State Patrol (CSP) and other law enforcement agencies collaborated to halt impaired drivers over Halloween weekend, resulting in the arrests of 375 drivers--an increase from 325 arrests during last year's fall campaign.
Results are unofficial and subject to verification.