Government

Colorado Judicial Branch Holding Free Legal Resource Day September 30

Legal Notice

Chief Justice Nancy E. Rice to make opening remarks in Denver

Have questions about estate planning, divorce cases, appeals or adoptions? Wondering how to seal your case or collect on a legal judgment? The Colorado Judicial Department is providing a variety of free resources in five locations around the state on Legal Resource Day, Sept. 30, 2016.

Bipartisan Group of Senators Introduce Measure to Expedite Gold King Mine Spill Recovery

Gold King Mine - EPA

Senators Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Tom Udall (D-NM) along with Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO), Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Martin Heinrich (D-NV), and John McCain (R-AZ) introduced an amendment to the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) to address the response costs associated with the Gold King Mine spill, and direct the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to work with affected States, Indian tribes, and local governments on a long-term water quality monitoring program of the rivers contaminated by the spill.

Kiowa County Commissioners’ Meeting Minutes – August 25

Kiowa County Courthouse

The Regular Kiowa County Commissioner's Meeting was called to order by Chairman,

Richard Scott on August 25, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. Scott opened the meeting with prayer and Pledge of Allegiance. Those in attendance:

                                              Richard Scott, Chairman

Donald Oswald, Commissioner

Ken Buck Votes to Keep Terrorists out of Colorado

Congressman Ken Buck voted for H.R. 5351, legislation he co-sponsored, that prohibits the transfer of any individual detained at the Guantanamo Bay, Cuba detention facility until the end of the year or until the enactment of the National Defense Authorization Act for 2017. The bill prevents President Obama from transferring the remaining detainees as part of his plan to permanently shut down the military detention facility, ensuring that no terrorists are transferred to the United States or any other holding facility in the world. 

Kiowa County Commissioners’ Meeting Minutes – August 11

Kiowa County Courthouse

The Regular Kiowa County Commissioners meeting was called to order at 9:15 a.m. on August 11, 2016; by Chairman Richard Scott. Oswald led with prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance. Those present were:

Richard Scott, Chairman

Cindy McLoud, Commissioner

Donald Oswald, Commissioner

Delisa Weeks, County Clerk

Tina Adamson, County Administrator

Audience: Dennis Pearson and Audrey Johnson

Scott moved and McLoud seconded to approve the minutes of the July 28, 2016 meeting. All Commissioners voted Affirmative.