Thursday, November 10, 2016

This Week in Pics

From Left: Commissioner Scott McInnis, Jeff Schuster-Program Coordinator, Karis, Inc.,
Commissioners Rose Pugliese and John Justman
Commissioner Pugliese greets Jeff Schuster after proclaiming November, 2016,
Homeless and Runaway Youth Awareness Month

Employees from Karis, Inc. celebrating Homeless and Runaway Youth Awareness Month 

Jeff Kuhr, Executive Director of the Mesa County Health Department,
gives an interview with Brandon Thompson from KREX News Channel 5,
regarding marijuana use among teens in Mesa County. 
Teresa Nees of Noxious Weed and Pest Management checks in on her cube neighbor Nick Cholas,
the Road and Bridge intern. He is working hard to update the county maps with all the in-road structures
 like culverts, storm drains, and cattle guards. 

Alzheimer's Association Presentation at the 16th Annual Caregiver's Conference at the Mesa County Workforce Center. 

The 16th Annual Caregivers Conference at the Mesa County Workforce Center
Sponsored by ADRC, 211, and Area Agency on Aging

211 and ADRC staff welcoming conference participants
Lynette Perez, Amber Creek (standing) and conference participant - Christie Higgins

The Mesa County Sheriff's Office had a very special visit from the La Villa Grande Nursing Home, Bridge to Rediscovery group Thursday afternoon to give special thanks to the agency.  

Bridge to Discovery group from La Villa Grande Nursing Home. 
The group brought in small "care" packages for the Sheriff's Officer's vehicles

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Several Mesa County Offices will be closed Friday, November 11, 2016 in observance of Veteran's Day

These offices/services will be closed:

• Administration, Assessor, County Commissioners, Building, Planning, County Attorney,
  Financial Services, Human Resources, IT, Surveyor, Treasurer (544 Rood Ave.)

• Clerk & Recorder (Motor Vehicle/Recording/Elections/Clerk & Recorder)
  (200 S. Spruce St., GJ; 3225 I-70 Business Loop, Clifton; 325 E. Aspen St., Fruita)

• District Attorney, including the Justice Center (125 N. Spruce St.)

• Fairgrounds (2785 U.S.Hwy. 50)

• Health Department & Department of Human Services (510 29 1/2 Road)

• Hazardous Waste Collection, Organic Material Composting and Transfer Stations      

• Regional Transportation Planning Office (525 S. Sixth St.)

• Sheriff’s Office - Records and Civil Divisions (215 Rice St.)

• Tri River CSU Extension (2775 U.S. Hwy. 50)

• Workforce Center (512 29 1/2 Road)

These offices will be open:

• Criminal Justice Services (636 South Ave.)

• Sheriff’s Office - Jail, Patrol, Emergency Services (215 Rice St.)

• The Landfill will be open from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. (3071 U.S. Hwy 50) 

• Grand Valley Transit (GVT) (525 S. 6th Street)

Alternate hours:

• Animal Services will be open from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. (971A Coffman Road near Whitewater)

Monday, November 7, 2016

Homeless and Runaway Youth Awareness Month, November 2016

The Board of Mesa County Commissioners today proclaimed November, 2016, as Homeless and Runaway Youth Awareness Month and encourages residents to support Mesa County youth through various partnerships including The House, a safe place for western slope teens.

To read the proclamation click here.

Jeff Schuster, Program Coordinator at Karis, Inc., accepted the proclamation.

Commissioners proclaim November, as Homeless and Runaway Youth Awareness Month

Creating awareness of youth homelessness in Mesa County

Jeff Schuster, Program Coordinator at Karis, Inc. 

Jeff Schuster and others from Karis, Inc. proudly accepting the proclamation

Commissioner Rose Pugliese greeting Jeff Schuster

Commissioners John Justman and Scott McInnis greeting Jeff Schuster