February 20, 2008
County Commissioner Saed Tayyara gives a speech about the State of the County in February. The event was at the Holiday Inn.
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Moffat County Commissioner Saed Tayyara, 67, dies Saturday in Craig
Moffat County Commissioner Saed Tayyara, who died Saturday in Craig, leaves behind him a legacy of public service.Tayyara emigrated to the U.S. from Syria in 1963 and became an American citizen in 1972. He came to Craig several years later, opening a restaurant in 1975. But it was as a politician that he left his mark on the community. During the next 30 years, Tayyara would forge a political career that spanned periods of boom and bust in Moffat County.
The Moffat County Commission accomplished last year's four primary goals while keeping taxes in line, Commissioner Saed Tayyara said Tuesday.