Friday, April 1, 2016

This week in pics

The Mesa County Road and Bridge breakfast was Wednesday morning. In the foreground is County Attorney Patrick Coleman.
At the Road and Bridge breakfast Wednesday morning: County Attorney Patrick Coleman, Administrative Assistant Kristen Cole and Senior Human Resources Analyst Krista Ubersox. 
Crews from the Western Colorado Conservation Corps remove the noxious weeds tamarisk and Russian olive along Riverside Parkway. 
Another shot of crews removing tamarisk and Russian olive. 
Greg Linza speaks at the Mesa County Commissioners administrative hearing Monday morning.
A resident adds to the pile of tires at the Mesa County Landfill Saturday morning.
Another view at the Landfill last weekend. 
Kris Cox with COPMOBA places an Old Spanish Trail sign.
Chris Tomlinson of the Daily Sentinel takes a photo of Kris Cox, left, and Jan Potterveld of Backcountry Horsemen. The two were placing Old Spanish Trail signs. 
A cool silhouette taken at the Old Spanish Trail. 
Another shot of placing the signage.
A great staff turnout for the monthly Values Champion recognition at the Mesa County Department of Human Services and Mesa County Workforce Center. 
Kathy Gerlock and Amy Joy channeling their inner Hawaiian during Hawaiian Shirt Thursday at the Mesa County Department of Human Services and Mesa County Workforce Center.
Mesa County Animal Services manager Doug Frye hard at work!
Mesa County Animal Services Officer Kate Scales impounding a puppy.
Samantha Hayes during Hawaiian Shirt Thursday at the Mesa County Department of Human Services/Workforce Center. 
All of the nominees for the DHS/WFC Values Champion award.
DHS director Tracey Garchar, left, with Values Champion winners Brian Oney and Linda Fino. 
Jeff Kuhr, director of the Mesa County Health Department, tells Inside Mesa County class participants about the Health Department.
Mesa County Coroner Dean Havlik tells Inside Mesa County class participants about his job Monday evening. 
MCHD director Jeff Kuhr gives Inside Mesa County class participants a tour of the Health Department, 510 29 1/2 Road, Wednesday. 

Monday, March 28, 2016

Free days coming up at Mesa County Landfill and Transfer Stations

You can't take tires or appliances to the Landfill for free on Free Day, but you CAN get rid of your other garbage sans charge. 
In support of spring cleanup efforts throughout Mesa County, the Mesa County Commissioners are sponsoring a FREE DAY of garbage disposal at the Mesa County Landfill, as well as the Molina, Fruita, Gateway and DeBeque Transfer Stations.

FREE DAY exceptions include tires, electronic waste, appliances containing refrigerants and commercially hauled materials. These items will be subject to normal tipping fees. Electronic waste is accepted for a fee of 42 cents per pound at the Hazardous Waste Collection Facility. Tires are $2 each.
  • Molina Transfer Station - April 2, 2016, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. 
  • Fruita Transfer Station - April 9, 2016, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. 
  • Mesa County Landfill - April 16, 2016, 8 a.m – 4:30 p.m. 
  • DeBeque Transfer Station - April 23, 2016, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. 
  • Gateway Transfer Station - May 7, 2016, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. 
ALL WASTE MATERIALS ENTERING THE LANDFILL OR TRANSFER STATIONS DURING FREE DAY MUST BE TARPED AND SECURED. UNTARPED/UNSECURED LOADS WILL BE TURNED AWAY - NO EXCEPTIONS!

In the event of high wind, please call (970) 241-6846 to check on the closure status of the landfill and/or transfer stations. Each facility is subject to closure during periods of high wind as mandated by state regulation and operational procedures.

For more information, please call (970) 241-6846.