Health and wellness symposium

Health and wellness event
A Glenwood Springs health and wellness symposium on March 31 aims to help small businesses reduce healthcare costs and retain employees. The event's keynote speaker is Olympic bronze medalist Chris Klug.
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Adopted budget
2017 adopted budget
Garfield County's adopted 2017 budget is based on $14.4 million less in revenue, and $9.4 million less in expenditures. Staffing remains static, and the fund balance will be $106 million at the end of the year.
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Senior awards
Nominate a humanitarian
Nominate a volunteer or non-profit organization staff member who has done outstanding work in the community for a Humanitarian Service Award. Nomination deadline is February 24 for the April 3 event.
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GHCC community celebration
The public is invited to enjoy free food and entertainment during a celebration hosted by the Garfield Healthy Communities Coalition March 16. Attendees will learn about opportunities to make Garfield County a healthier place to live.
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Senior Awards celebration
This year's Senior Awards volunteer banquet takes place in Rifle on April 22, while the Senior Citizen of the Year award presentation is May 3 in Frisco. Senior Awards nomination forms are now available.
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Bureau of Land Management

February 8 - BLM acquires Dotsero Landing recreation site

February 7 - Sutey Ranch land exchange near Carbondale complete

February 6 - BLM evaluating oil and gas leasing proposals in Garfield and Mesa counties

January 31 - 2017 grazing fees announced

January 20 - Dotsero Landing project secures additional funding through Land and Water Conservation Fund

January 5 - Federal fire officials plan long-range prescribed burning objective

December 20 - Public comment sought on Greater Sage-Grouse habitat project

December 6 - Garfield County Commissioner Tom Jankovsky has been appointed to the Bureau of Land Management's citizen-based Northwest Resource Advisory Council. The appointment was announced December 6. appointments-|      NW RAC-|

November 21 - BLM Christmas tree permits available in Silt

September 21 - Andrew Archuleta has been tapped to lead the Bureau of Land management's Colorado Northwest District, and Joe Meyer will take the reins for the agency's Southwest District in October. Northwest district-|      Southwest district-|

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