Government Update: July 22


Moffat County Commissioners

Last met: July 18


  • Signed an agreement for the harvesting of hay by Dwayne and Margaret Kinnett on county-owned property at Loudy-Simpson Park and at the Craig/Moffat County Airport.
  • Signed a lease agreement with James Bridges for an easement and lease of space for the Bakers Peak tower that handles 800-megahertz communications for the county.
  • Approved a bid from Rifle Equipment of $41,672 for a transport trailer to haul county equipment. An additional $18,400 was added for a fourth axel for the trailer.
  • Approved a bid from Craig Steel of $22,816.64 to replenish the county's inventory of culverts.
  • Waived the bid process and awarded a bid of $35,235 to Cetco for 101,000 square feet of landfill liner. Cetco is the only company currently making the liners.
  • Approved a bid for $7,895.87 from Tri-State Equipment for a John Deere Gator for the Parks and Recreation Department. The commissioners also added $756 for a trailer.
  • Approved closing county facilities at 3 p.m. on Aug. 10 so county employees can attend the county picnic.
  • Approved $45,000 to the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association for pre-pregnancy planning and home visits by nurses. The commissioners approved this money in January, but re-approved it under new contract verbage.

Next meeting: July 25

Craig City Council

Last met: July 11


  • Issued warnings to four local businesses for serving alcohol to underage people.
  • Approved paying $613,771 in bills for June.
  • Approved a special events liquor license for the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4265 for the Moffat County Fair.
  • Approved a resolution authorizing Craig to establish the National Incident Management System as the basis for all incident management in the city.
  • Approved a grant agreement with the Federal Aviation Administration for apron rehabilitation at the Craig/Moffat County Airport.

Next meeting: July 25

Moffat County School Board

Last met: June 29


  • Approved appointing Christine Villard, director of student services, to act as federal program representative.
  • Approved adopting policy 1311 regarding flag displays.
  • Approved a contract with Blazing Arrow, a Loveland company, for four digital projectors that will be used at Craig Middle School.
  • Approved 2006-07 budget.

Next meeting: July 27

  • 6:30 p.m. Pledge of Allegiance, adopt agenda and recognize visitors
  • Consent agenda

-- Approval of minutes from June 8 and June 29 meetings

---- Financial report for June 30

-- Quarterly general fund financial report

-- Check registers for July 2006

-- Personnel report for July 2006

  • Reports

-- Summer school

  • Action items

-- Dinosaur Community Charter School

-- First reading of policy 6712 concerning student advancement and retention

-- First reading of policy 9317 concerning executive sessions

-- Memorandum of understanding concerning Rangely School District transportation

  • Discussion

-- Activity fees, lodging and policy 5572

-- School calendar

-- Board self-evaluation

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