The latest indicators, presented in the State of the County address, show a slight improvement in the local economy.
"The economy is showing lots of signs of improvement," said John Justman, Chair of the Mesa County Board of Commissioners. "We have seen an increase in building permits and sales tax, and we have seen a decrease in the unemployment rate."
Mesa County Administrator Frank Whidden presented the 2018 State of the County report to the Mesa County Commissioners on Monday, Feb. 26. Here is the presentation: