Tuesday, June 20, 2017

County officials attend Colorado Counties Inc. conference

Mesa County Commissioner Rose Pugliese, left, and Delta County Commissioner Mark Roeber and CCI Executive Director Chip Taylor at the Colorado Counties Inc. annual summer conference.

Mesa County Commissioners John Justman and Rose Pugliese, along with County Administrator Frank Whidden and others, joined over 300 commissioners and other county officials from across the state in Keystone, Colo., June 5-7 for the Colorado Counties Inc. annual summer conference.

The three-day conference featured meetings on a variety of issues affecting Colorado counties. Those sessions included funding of local and state transportation needs, expanding broadband service to rural areas, enhancing forest health, and making housing more affordable.

CCI is a non-profit association that brings all 64 Colorado counties together to work on shared issues, and whose purpose is to provide assistance to county commissioners and to encourage counties to work together on issues.

CCI’s focus is on information, education and legislative representation. CCI strives to keep members up-to-date on issues that directly impact county operations. At the same time, CCI works to present a united voice to the Colorado General Assembly and other government and regulatory bodies to help shape a bright future for Colorado and its citizens.

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