Now that the Local Marketing District is confirmed to be on the ballot for the November election, the question is how to increase awareness about the measure and how it impacts the community. Community members and officials met Tuesday at the Hampton Inn & Suites to discuss promotion of the LMD within the coming weeks. The district would include a 4 percent tax on hotel rooms and accommodations in Moffat County to be used for economic development ventures.
The Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement has completed its environmental assessment of Colowyo Coal Mine and issued a Finding of No Significant Impact. Sometime this week, it will issue a mining plan recommendation to the Secretary of the Interior's Office.
The deadline was Friday for prospective Moffat County School District Board of Education candidates to submit their materials, with a total of eight candidates putting in their bids for four open seats.
The race is on for three open seats on Colorado Northwestern Community College’s Board of Control. The candidates for the at-large positions include Zack Allen, Mike Anson, Dave DeRose, Terry Carwile and Tamilyn Fager, the first three of whom are all incumbents.
After weeks of discussion and drafting, Moffat County Commission, Craig City Council and Dinosaur Town Council adopted resolutions Tuesday to put the Moffat County Local Marketing District to a vote.
Carson signed books, posed for photos with fans and even fit in a game of pool before giving a speech at the Freedom Conference.
Government update for the week of Aug. 24.
At their monthly meeting on Wednesday the Craig/Moffat Economic Development Partnership discussed upcoming opportunities to strengthen the economy and the process of implementing a Local Marketing District.
Colorado State Sen. Randy Baumgardner, R-Hot Sulphur Springs, paid a visit to Craig Thursday to provide his constituents with a legislative update.
As community leaders work to get the signatures needed to put a local marketing district on the November ballot, they are also forming plans that they hope will help strengthen Moffat County’s economy.
Ballots for the elections of Craig City Council and mayoral positions were mailed out Monday, though voters are advised to remember one of the candidates included in the list is no longer eligible. Votes for former candidate Bill Johnston, whose name is featured on the ballot, will not be included in the final results.
Voters to choose new mayor, city council members
The Craig Daily Press sat down with each city council candidate and both mayoral candidates separately and asked them each six questions.