The Kiowa County Commissioner's Regular meeting was called to order by Chairman Richard Scott on November 30, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. Scott opened the meeting with prayer and the pledge of Allegiance. Those in attendance were:
People living the Arkansas Valley will have a new way to travel to Pueblo and other areas along the Front Range beginning next week.
Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper has ordered flags be lowered to half-staff statewide on all public buildings until sunset Tuesday in honor of Douglas County Sheriff's Deputy Zackari Parrish.
Parrish, 29, died in the line of duty Sunday of injuries sustained while responding to an incident in Highlands Ranch.
Parrish has been with the Douglas County Sheriff's Office for seven months. Before joining the Sheriff's Office, he worked for the Castle Rock Police Department.
He is survived by his wife and two daughters.
Starting Monday, drivers leaving the scene of an accident involving serious injury or death will be subject to suspension of their driver license under the provisions of Colorado House Bill 17-1277, which was signed into law earlier this year.
For many, the new year marks a time for self-improvement, reflection and growth. For those who decide to drive under the influence of alcohol or other drugs, it could mean jail time, steep fines and other penalties. From December 29 to January 2, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), Colorado State Patrol (CSP) and local law enforcement agencies will increase DUI enforcement to keep our roadways safe from impaired drivers during New Year's weekend celebrations.
DECEMBER 28, 2017 MEETING DATE
NOTICE OF HEARING AS TO SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION
Notice is hereby given that a meeting will be held on December 28, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at the Kiowa County Courthouse Meeting Room, Eads, Colorado to consider a Resolution for Supplemental Budget and Appropriation for Kiowa County, Colorado for the year 2017. Additional revenue and unappropriated fund balances have allowed for additional unforeseen expenses in the following fund as follows:
Social Service Fund - Child Welfare $ 40,000
Colorado State Senator Larry Crowder issued a statement early Sunday morning proposing to eliminate Colorado's state sales tax on used vehicles.