Moffat County Commissioner Nov. 25 recap |

Moffat County Commissioner Nov. 25 recap

Janelle O'Dea

At the weekly Moffat County Commissioners’ meeting, commissioners discussed and decided on the following topics:

During general discussion:

For the safety meeting, Commissioner Tom Mathers encouraged commissioners and anyone else to stay fit and stay active, even during the winter months.

Commissioner Chuck Grobe said the air quality control commission approved a settlement between Tri-State Generation and Transmission and environmental groups about particulate matter emitting from Craig Station’s stacks.

After taking a trip to Grand Junction with Director of Development Services Roy Tipton, Mayor Terry Carwile and City Manager Jim Ferree, Commissioner John Kinkaid said he thinks chances of getting another grant for the Shadow Mountain project from the Department of Local Affairs are good.

Action items:

Approved bid for metal salvage pickup and disposal, 3-0.

Approved application for Maybell sewer plant Department of Local Affairs grant, 3-0.

Approved Southwestern Energy oil and gas lease at 18 3/4 percent royalties and $350 per acre for land west of Craig, 3-0.

Approved part-time special county attorney for the Department of Social Services, 3-0.

Contact Janelle O’Dea at 970-875-1795 or or follow her on Twitter @jayohday.