Four Mile Road construction
Roadway safety improvements have begun on County Road 117 (Four Mile Road) and County Road 126 (Black Diamond Mine Road). The speed limit is reduced to 15 mph, and motorists should use caution in the work zone. Four Mile Road -|
County Road 215 - Parachute Creek Road damage
A several hundred foot section of road has heaved approximately four feet upward on Garfield County Road 215 - Parachute Creek Road. The road is closed, however there is a one lane bypass in the dirt on the shoulder. advisory-|
Public Health reports
The Garfield County Public Health 2014 annual report and Improvement Plan is online. The annual report summarizes county health care services and environmental programs. The Improvement Plan is a five-year plan addressing residents' needs.
Garfield County Board of Commissioners Chair John Martin and County Attorney Frank Hutfless presented a proposed federal act to preserve rights-of-way for public use, including hundreds of miles in Garfield County.
The Human Services Commission is seeking nominations for the 2014 Humanitarian Service Awards. Nominate a citizen to be recognized for community efforts and volunteering in Garfield County before March 7.
This is the official website of Garfield County government in west central Colorado. The county covers nearly two million acres of land, ranging from rugged alpine mountains to high mountain desert plateaus, and about 60% of its land is publicly owned. Home to more than 56,000 people, Garfield County boasts incredible outdoor adventures, a premier seasonal climate and has major rail, interstate and air access. Industries include energy development, tourism, ranching and farming. more-|