Friday, August 5, 2016

This Week in Pics

 Flags were proudly waving in the air at Long Family Memorial Park. Monday, Aug. 1, marked Colorado’s 140th anniversary of statehood. 

Commissioner Pugliese's interview about her recent National Association of Counties Conference in Long Beach, California and the new ideas she is bringing back to Mesa County. 

Quarterly meeting between Mesa County and the BLM

What does the Noxious Weed & Pest Management do during a rainstorm? Paperwork! Teresa Nees catching up and planning ahead

 Katie Ash of Noxious Weed Management digs goatheads at a road and bridge lot and avoids the storm on the horizon

Keith Fife, Natural Resources Liason, and Dave Cesark

Tuesday was National Night Out at Kimwood Park. The Clifton Fire Department and Crime Stoppers joined the Sheriff's Office in putting on a community event to encourage safer neighborhoods by building relationships with law enforcement and each other. Give away prizes included bikes, skateboards, and other goodies. One of the highlights of the night was an epic water balloon fight!

Sheriff Lewis talking to a member of the community

Deputy Mark Johnson with a winner of a new bike

Deputy Sal Espindola giving kids a tour of the SWAT Bearcat

Deputy Chadd Searcy and Lt. Todd Sorenson

Crime Stoppers booth

Lt. Laurie Galvan talking to members of the community

Lt. Laurie Galvan

From left, Lt. Todd Sorenson, Sgt. Matt King, Sgt Wayne Weyler

Enjoying sweet treats

Sheriff Lewis, Deputy Mark Johnson, and Sgt. Jeff Byrne launching water

Water balloon fight!

Slinging water balloons

Department of Human Services, Workforce Center and Health Department celebrate their 2016 Annual Skating Party.

Keira and Michelle Trujillo at the skating party

Cameron Jones pulling Vera Jones-the better half
of Adult Services Supervisor Heather Jones

Barb Golden and Friend doing set up

Skates strapped on and ready to skate

Staff getting into a little broomball competition

A group of kids with Express All-Stars and Church on God's Word stopped by the Mesa County Sheriff's Office to deliver a couple of baskets full of goodies to thank them for their service.

Kids thank the Sheriff's Office for their services


Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Land Use Hearing to convene at 10 a.m.

The Mesa County Board of County Commissioners typically officiates Land Use Hearings at 9 a.m., however, on Tuesday, August 9, 2016, to accommodate the Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) Summer Planning Tour town hall, the Land Use Hearing will start at 10 a.m.

The town hall is an opportunity to for the state to solicit feedback, comments and suggestions from residents. Mesa County is one of eleven counties the CDHS will be visiting.

Monday, August 1, 2016

Mesa County announces fall Inside Mesa County class

Mesa County is now accepting applications for its fall 2016 Inside Mesa County course.

Inside Mesa County gives participants an up-close look at county government, its departments and functions. The free course includes weekly evening sessions, as well as noon-hour tours of county buildings including the Mesa County Jail.

Inside Mesa County will be held this fall on Mondays from August 15 - October 24 from 5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. at the Mesa County Workforce Center, 512 29 1/2 Road.

To apply for this fall's class, visit and fill out the online application.

Class size is limited; those interested should apply without delay.

Questions? Call 244-1885 or e-mail