Briefs for May 10, 2011: Moffat County Commission to meet this morning |

Briefs for May 10, 2011: Moffat County Commission to meet this morning

The Moffat County Commission is scheduled to meet beginning at 8:30 a.m. today at Moffat County Courthouse, 221 W. Victory Way.

The commission's agenda is listed below.

• 8:30 to 8:35 a.m. Call to order, Pledge of Allegiance, moment of silence

• 8:40 to 8:45 a.m. Consent agenda

— Review and sign the following documents: minutes from April 26, A/P warrant resolution, payroll warrant resolution, certificate of public trustee for the first quarter and contract with Brite House LLC.

• 8:45 to 9 a.m. General discussion

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— Note that the board may discuss any topic relevant to county business whether or not the topic has been specifically noted on the agenda.

• 9 to 9:15 a.m. Discussion with Lila Herod of Clerk & Recorder's Office

— Discuss mail-in ballot election for the November coordinated election

• 9:15 to 9:30 a.m. Discussion with Lila Herod of Clerk & Recorder's Office and Nancy Miles of Assessor's Office

— Discuss census numbers and redistricting

• 9:30 to 9:45 a.m. Discussion with Tom Soos of EMS Council

— Review of and possible award for EMS program medical director position

• 9:45 to 10:15 a.m. Discussion with Bill Mack and Linda DeRose of the Road & Bridge Department

— Present landfill clean-up days resolution for signature

— Monthly reports

• 10:15 a.m. to noon. Discussion with Jerry Hoberg of Planning Department

— Mountain Hoem Youth Ranch Conditional Use Permit C-11-01

— Geokinetics Conditional Use Permit C-10-09

— Smith variance — V-11-01

• Noon to 1:30 p.m. Break

• 1:30 to 1:45 p.m. Discussion with Lynnette Running of Human Resources Department

— Present personnel requisition

• 1:45 to 2:15 p.m. Discussion with Laura Willems and Barbara West of the Department of Social Services

— Connections 4 Kids quarterly report

— Community services block grant: Board recommendations

— Review March 15, 2011, minutes for revision or approval

— Colorado Works policy update

— Temple Hoyne Buell: Professional development plan

— Monthly reports

• 2:15 to 2:30 p.m. Discussion with Dan Davidson of the Museum of Northwest Colorado

— Present mineral leases for signature

Craig City Council meets tonight

Craig City Council is slated to meet at 7:30 p.m. today at Craig City Hall, 300 W. Fourth St.

The council's agenda is listed below.

• Roll call

• Pledge of Allegiance, moment of silence

• Approve April 26 meeting minutes

• Approve April bills

• Approve agenda

• Audiences:

— Appointment of two position to the Planning & Zoning Commission

— Presentation of the Chief's Life-Saving Award to Officer Ryan Fritz

— Approval of a request for a temporary retail liquor store license for Lariat Lee Liquors, Inc. at 391 Lincoln St. by Jack and Linda Paulson.

— Elkhead and Yampa River State Park Manager Ron Dellacroce will report on Elkhead Reservoir operations planned for the summer season.

— Approval of a special event permit for the Northwest Colorado Chapter of Parrotheads for Grand Olde West Days on May 28 and 29, 2011, at the Moffat County Fairgrounds Pavilion and Mathers parking lot.

• Other business:

— Ordinance No. 1014, an ordinance to amend Section 8.02.130 of the Craig Municipal Code concerning failure to pay administrative penalties.

— Resolution No. 6, a resolution designating the month of May as Higher Education Month

• Staff reports:

— Month end report for the Craig Police Department

• City manager/city attorney reports

• Council reports:

— Discussion of the renewal of the Veterans of Foreign Wars lease

• Audience comments

• Adjournment

Variety show scheduled for Friday

The Friday Night Variety Show will take place at 5:30 p.m. Friday at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4265.

The event includes local singers and songwriters, poets and storytellers.

For more information or to be a part of the show, call Bill Ronis at 620-6589.

VNA offering free shingles, Hepatitis, HPV vaccines

The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association is now offering a variety of vaccinations.

The VNA offers the Zostavax vaccine for shingles. Those 60 or older who are low-income and uninsured (without Medicare, Medicaid or private insurance) may qualify to receive the vaccine at no cost. A $14 administration fee applies. The vaccine is offered through the Merck Patient Vaccine Assistance Program.

The VNA is also offering free Hepatitis A and B vaccinations to adults with risk factors. Risk factors include more than one sex partner in the last six months, recent sexually transmitted diseases, a history of incarceration, use of injected illegal drugs, being born in an endemic country, being American Indian or Alaskan Native, or being a close contact of someone with hepatitis A or B.

Free HPV vaccinations are offered to females ages 19 to 26.

To find out more about these vaccinations or to make an appointment, call the VNA's Craig office at824-8233.

USDA to distribute food supplements this month

The United States Department of Agriculture has scheduled food supplement distributions for later this month.

Food will be distributed from 9 to 11 a.m. May 17 at 595 Breeze St. at the northeast alley entrance, 9 to 9:30 a.m. May 18 at the Maybell Community Center and 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. May 18 at the Moffat County office in Dinosaur.

For more information, call Meghan Rudd at the Moffat County Department of Social Services at 824-8282, ext. 11.

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