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The News & Observer
Wake County faces a crucial choice on $2.4 billion transit planDurham counties have passed taxes to support a new rail system. Wake County, lo
Wake County faces a crucial choice on $2.4 billion transit plan
The News & Observer / Posted an hour ago
Durham counties have passed taxes to support a new rail system. Wake County, long held back on transit by a Republican-led board of county commissioners, is getting ready to roll on transit under a new Democratic board. It approved putting a... Read more
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Washington County News / Holmes County Times-Advertiser
Commission approve names for courthouse plaqueCHIPLEY – The Washington County Board of County Commissioners approved several
Commission approve names for courthouse plaque
Washington County News / Holmes County Times-Advertiser / Posted yesterday
CHIPLEY – The Washington County Board of County Commissioners approved several measures when they met in regular session on Thursday.Chief among the consent agenda was the approval of the list of names to be placed on the project plaque at the new... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
We stand in solidarity with Orlando, FLFL | Published 06/23/16 1:01am To our friends, colleagues and extended family
We stand in solidarity with Orlando, FL
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted yesterday
FL | Published 06/23/16 1:01am To our friends, colleagues and extended family in Orage County, Florida, and from the Board of County Commissioners in Orange County, North Carolina, we offer our sincere condolences to the families in Orlando... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Santa Rosa commissioner resignsMILTON — Jayer Williamson has resigned from the Santa Rosa County Board of Coun
Santa Rosa commissioner resigns
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
MILTON — Jayer Williamson has resigned from the Santa Rosa County Board of County Commissioners effective immediately.Williamson, who is running for state representative, is unable to complete his tenure due to Florida election law as the terms of... Read more
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The Star
County economic trends moving aheadbased upon area- or even neighborhood-centric real estate trends.In terms of do
County economic trends moving ahead
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
based upon area- or even neighborhood-centric real estate trends.In terms of dollars for local taxing authorities, the Board of County Commissioners, given current millage rates, would see an increase of roughly $490,000.The Gulf County School... Read more
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The Star
Fire, Rescue chief in intensive carecondition, but battling pneumonia after taking in large amounts of saltwater.“W
Fire, Rescue chief in intensive care
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
condition, but battling pneumonia after taking in large amounts of saltwater.“We almost lost one of our first responders,” Board of County Commissioners chair Ward McDaniel said Tuesday.According to the SGFR Facebook page, Vacco must undergo... Read more
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The Star
Commissioners amend first-year spending of RESTORE dollars From the outset it was understood that the Board of County Commissioners had
Commissioners amend first-year spending of RESTORE dollars
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
From the outset it was understood that the Board of County Commissioners had final say over projects earmarked by a multi-year plan for funding through the county’s direct allocation of fine... Read more
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The Star
Changing of the guardseeking funds to repave roads around the city that have fallen into disrepair,
Changing of the guard
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
seeking funds to repave roads around the city that have fallen into disrepair, commissioners sought help last year from the Board of County Commissioners in applying for road bond dollars.According to Patterson, the county is projected to receive... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Housing, open space dominate ‘Squirm Night’and open space dominated a forum Wednesday for three candidates running for the
Housing, open space dominate ‘Squirm Night’
The Aspen Times / Posted 2 days ago
and open space dominated a forum Wednesday for three candidates running for the only contested seat on the Pitkin County Board of County Commissioners in next week’s primary election. Greg Poschman, 56, Hawk Greenway, 56, and Scott Writer, 58,... Read more
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Colorado Springs Independent
Two District 4 commissioner candidates have different backgrounds, ideasScott Turner, one of two Republican candidates for El Paso County Board of Coun
Two District 4 commissioner candidates have different backgrounds, ideas
Colorado Springs Independent / Posted 3 days ago
Scott Turner, one of two Republican candidates for El Paso County Board of County Commissioners District 4, on the southeast side of the county, is what you might call a traditional candidate. His primary opponent, Longinos Gonzalez Jr., does not... Read more
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Washington County News / Holmes County Times-Advertiser
Development commission in negotiation with potential buyer of PDL industrial parkexpansion of U.S. 79 through the City of Bonifay as opposed to a bypass option
Development commission in negotiation with potential buyer of PDL industrial park
Washington County News / Holmes County Times-Advertiser / Posted 3 days ago
expansion of U.S. 79 through the City of Bonifay as opposed to a bypass option in a regular meeting June 16.Holmes County Board of County Commissioners drafted the resolution to express a collective desire by municipal government, business leaders... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Pitkin County commissioner candidates forum is WednesdayA forum for the three candidates vying for the District 3 seat on the Pitkin Bo
Pitkin County commissioner candidates forum is Wednesday
The Aspen Times / Posted 4 days ago
A forum for the three candidates vying for the District 3 seat on the Pitkin Board of County Commissioners will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 22, at the GrassRoots Community Network television studio, 110 E. Hallam Ave., Suite 132. The Squirm... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Debate heats up on proposed RV parkKing. But some neighbors aren't convinced it's enough. They're ready to share
Debate heats up on proposed RV park
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 4 days ago
King. But some neighbors aren't convinced it's enough. They're ready to share their concerns with the county tonight. The Board of County Commissioners will meet on Nassau Place in Yulee Tuesday night at 7 p.m. to discuss an amendment to the... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
New check system will speed time for getting a handgun or permit in CharlotteHe credited the county for “an amazing job” to find a solution so quickly. Car
New check system will speed time for getting a handgun or permit in Charlotte
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 4 days ago
He credited the county for “an amazing job” to find a solution so quickly. Carmichael and Trevor Fuller, chairman of the Board of County Commissioners, said they both expect an increase in pistol permits after the Orlando shootings. This time,... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Business takes center stage at Pender meetingThe Pender Board of County Commissioners tabled a request to join in an amicus�
Business takes center stage at Pender meeting
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 5 days ago
The Pender Board of County Commissioners tabled a request to join in an amicus�brief with 21 North Carolina beach towns and seven oceanfront counties on�Monday, a brief that originated with a lawsuit in the Town of Emerald Isle and is in�support of... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Osceola considers lessening punishment for small amounts of marijuanapossession of 20 grams of cannabis or less could get slapped with a $100 fine i
Osceola considers lessening punishment for small amounts of marijuana
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
possession of 20 grams of cannabis or less could get slapped with a $100 fine instead of jail time, documents show. "The board of county commissioners finds that the existing criminal penalties for the possession of small amounts of marijuana and... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Deschutes County budget up 8.5 pct., adding 6 new jobsDeschutes Services Building, which is located at 1300 Northwest Wall Street in
Deschutes County budget up 8.5 pct., adding 6 new jobs
KTVZ Bend / Posted 5 days ago
Deschutes Services Building, which is located at 1300 Northwest Wall Street in Bend. At the conclusion of the hearing, the Board of County Commissioners may adopt the county’s 2017 budget. The Deschutes County Budget Committee, which includes the... Read more
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Broomfield Enterprise
Q & A with 17th Judicial District Democratic primary candidateeffective management of our budget and am very grateful for the financial suppo
Q & A with 17th Judicial District Democratic primary candidate
Broomfield Enterprise / Posted 5 days ago
effective management of our budget and am very grateful for the financial support provided to my office by the Adams County Board of County Commissioners. Over the past three years, we have increased our budget from just under $15 million dollars to... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Court ruling may spur Hampstead bypassPENDER COUNTY -- Local officials said they are not sure whether a recent N.C. S
Court ruling may spur Hampstead bypass
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 6 days ago
PENDER COUNTY -- Local officials said they are not sure whether a recent N.C. Supreme Court ruling will be enough to propel the state Department of Transportation (DOT) to build the long-proposed U.S. 17 Hampstead Bypass. In a 7-0 decision last... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Developer drops plan to build wind farm in Logan Countyjobs to the area, he said. The Logan County Commissioner’s decision to reject
Developer drops plan to build wind farm in Logan County
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 6 days ago
jobs to the area, he said. The Logan County Commissioner’s decision to reject the proposal stated — “The Logan County Board of County Commissioners is not convinced that over the life of the project that granting the PILOT would benefit the... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Remember when: June 19, 2016of the 1942 fiscal year. Resignation of Dr. T.C. Baldwin of Port Orchard as co
Remember when: June 19, 2016
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 6 days ago
of the 1942 fiscal year. Resignation of Dr. T.C. Baldwin of Port Orchard as county health officer has been accepted, the Board of County Commissioners announced today, and the resolution extending the board's thanks for his long and faithful... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Douglas sewer conundrum in holding patternthe Douglas County Sewer Improvement District was by far the most popular item
Douglas sewer conundrum in holding pattern
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 7 days ago
the Douglas County Sewer Improvement District was by far the most popular item on the agenda for Thursday’s Douglas County Board of County Commissioners meeting. So much so, the fire marshal was actively turning people away at the door because... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
What's Happening?Chairman Ed Norden said when it became obvious that the engraving would not be
What's Happening?
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 8 days ago
Chairman Ed Norden said when it became obvious that the engraving would not be completed by the onset of winter, the Board of County Commissioners and the vendor in Denver mutually agreed to part ways. Arrangements were then made with Rocky... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Early votes pacing ahead of previous primariesprimary race, as there is this year. Hawk Greenway, Greg Poschman and Scott Wri
Early votes pacing ahead of previous primaries
Aspen Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
primary race, as there is this year. Hawk Greenway, Greg Poschman and Scott Writer are running for the District 3 Board of County Commissioners seat being vacated by Michael Owlsey because of term limits. The top two vote getters will... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Vail Resorts asks Summit County once more for bunk bedsCalifornia, Utah and Colorado, including in Summit County, but has yet to name
Vail Resorts asks Summit County once more for bunk beds
Summit Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
California, Utah and Colorado, including in Summit County, but has yet to name specific projects since that time. Summit’s Board of County Commissioners was set to listen to Vail’s position on Tenderfoot at a public hearing on May 24, but the... Read more
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The Star
Officer in shooting claimed he was ‘whistleblower’ in lawsuitallowed out, the case eventually dismissed.Mattox also represented a local poli
Officer in shooting claimed he was ‘whistleblower’ in lawsuit
The Star / Posted 9 days ago
allowed out, the case eventually dismissed.Mattox also represented a local political action committee in a suit against the Board of County Commissioners that was ultimately withdrawn due to established law protecting government officials against... Read more
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Missoula Independent
Pulling up rootsanything other than inspire future growers and to provide food." LaLonde Ranch
Pulling up roots
Missoula Independent / Posted 9 days ago
anything other than inspire future growers and to provide food." LaLonde Ranch may be the answer. On June 9, the Missoula Board of County Commissioners unanimously agreed to begin negotiations on a phased lease with Freedom Gardens for the LaLonde... Read more
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The Star
UPDATED Lowry wins PSJ Group 3 runoffis in a position to assist in improving county/city relationships.The Group 3 s
UPDATED Lowry wins PSJ Group 3 runoff
The Star / Posted 9 days ago
is in a position to assist in improving county/city relationships.The Group 3 seat was vacated by Phil McCroan, whose last meeting will be next week before he moves into a campaign for the District 5 seat on the Board of County Co... Read more
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Vail Daily
Treatment center proposed for Cordillera lodgeassociation disagree, especially with the definition of outpatient treatment. T
Treatment center proposed for Cordillera lodge
Vail Daily / Posted 10 days ago
association disagree, especially with the definition of outpatient treatment. They say they’ll appeal the ruling to the Board of County Commissioners. The lodge currently has 56 guest rooms, two restaurants, a spa and 5,000 square feet of... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
Amateur Radio Week recognizedemergencies and to local organizations, and work as weather spotters, all on a
Amateur Radio Week recognized
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 10 days ago
emergencies and to local organizations, and work as weather spotters, all on a volunteer basis. During Tuesday's regular Board of County Commissioners meeting, Cañon City resident Amanda Alden said amateur radio services have been provided... Read more
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Colorado Springs Independent
The conservatives running for D3 county commissioner are quite differentshare some views, but in person, they're nothing alike. The two Republicans ar
The conservatives running for D3 county commissioner are quite different
Colorado Springs Independent / Posted 10 days ago
share some views, but in person, they're nothing alike. The two Republicans are facing off in the June 28 primary for the Board of County Commissioners District 3 seat on the county's west side, where longtime Commissioner Sallie Clark is... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Deschutes County Community Development lays out plans for yearcity halls similar to our successful model with the City of La Pine,” he said.
Deschutes County Community Development lays out plans for year
KTVZ Bend / Posted 10 days ago
city halls similar to our successful model with the City of La Pine,” he said. “The work plan focuses on implementing the Board of County Commissioners 2016-17 annual goals and objectives, which include projects such as coordinating with Bend and... Read more
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SkyHi Daily News
County manager candidates, Q & Aof Eagle; and James Thompson of Casa Grande, Ariz. Four panels will conduct in
County manager candidates, Q & A
SkyHi Daily News / Posted 11 days ago
of Eagle; and James Thompson of Casa Grande, Ariz. Four panels will conduct interviews. The panels will consist of the Board of County Commissioners, county staff, elected officials, the Colorado Department of Local Affairs representatives and... Read more
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The News & Observer
In NC, treating schools like factories, children like commoditiesprocess in order to increase profitability is removed or minimized. In Wake Co
In NC, treating schools like factories, children like commodities
The News & Observer / Posted 11 days ago
process in order to increase profitability is removed or minimized. In Wake County recently, speakers repeatedly asked the Board of County Commissioners to approve the full budget requested by the school district. A final comment from an article... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Donald Trump, Wannabe Movie Mogul? The Little-Known Story of His Almost-Hollywood Studio— just two months after Martinez dined with Trump at Mar-a-Lago —Trump World St
Donald Trump, Wannabe Movie Mogul? The Little-Known Story of His Almost-Hollywood Studio
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 11 days ago
— just two months after Martinez dined with Trump at Mar-a-Lago —Trump World Studios was being pitched to the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners. The Trump exec doing the pitching was Michael Cohen, Trump's special counsel and all-around... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Donald Trump a Movie Mogul? The Little-Known Story of His Failed Attempt to Build a Studio— just two months after Martinez dined with Trump at Mar-a-Lago —Trump World St
Donald Trump a Movie Mogul? The Little-Known Story of His Failed Attempt to Build a Studio
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 11 days ago
— just two months after Martinez dined with Trump at Mar-a-Lago —Trump World Studios was being pitched to the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners. The Trump exec doing the pitching was Michael Cohen, Trump's special counsel and all-around... Read more
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The News & Observer
Protestors object to Durham County jail conditionsasking for a community-based jail investigation for nearly a year. The group h
Protestors object to Durham County jail conditions
The News & Observer / Posted 11 days ago
asking for a community-based jail investigation for nearly a year. The group held a press conference and rally before the Board of County Commissioners 7 p.m. meeting. Eighteen people stood outside the building chanting between speakers and... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Funding recommended to stay flat for Onslow Fire & Rescue agencies in fiscal yearbased on a multitude of variables, to include; 1) revenue projections, 2) goals
Funding recommended to stay flat for Onslow Fire & Rescue agencies in fiscal year
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 11 days ago
based on a multitude of variables, to include; 1) revenue projections, 2) goals, objectives and guidance received from the Board of County Commissioners, 3) fully funding the Onslow County School System's funding formula and 4) finite resources and... Read more
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Vail Daily
More changes possible at Cordilleraassociation disagree, especially with the definition of outpatient treatment. T
More changes possible at Cordillera
Vail Daily / Posted 12 days ago
association disagree, especially with the definition of outpatient treatment. They say they’ll appeal the ruling to the Board of County Commissioners. The lodge currently has 56 guest rooms, two restaurants, a spa and 5,000 square feet of... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Colorado State University-Pueblo getting $270,000 to study medical marijuana and cannabis industrythe cost of regulating the industry, according to Paris Carmichael, Community I
Colorado State University-Pueblo getting $270,000 to study medical marijuana and cannabis industry
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 12 days ago
the cost of regulating the industry, according to Paris Carmichael, Community Information Manager for the Pueblo County Board of County Commissioners. CSU-Pueblo will be the first four-year, regional comprehensive university to do this type of... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Career Track: Professionals on the First Coastwill oversee the nonprofit’s refugee services initiative. Governor Rick Scott
Career Track: Professionals on the First Coast
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 12 days ago
will oversee the nonprofit’s refugee services initiative. Governor Rick Scott appointed Jeff Andrews to the Union County Board of County Commissioners. Governor Rick Scott reappointed Carolyn “Renae” Allen and Robert C. Brannan to the Florida... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Greeley Mayor Tom Norton’s nitpicking seems silly, but has meritbackyard sandbox. In fact, we think Mayor Tom Norton raises a pretty good poin
Greeley Mayor Tom Norton’s nitpicking seems silly, but has merit
Greeley Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
backyard sandbox. In fact, we think Mayor Tom Norton raises a pretty good point about the new proposed rules from the Board of County Commissioners regarding water pipeline construction. The proposed rules would make many organizations get a... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Bears roaming neighborhoods fuel hunt controversy as decision could come later this monthcurrently constitute a sustainable hunting resource,” said the commission in it
Bears roaming neighborhoods fuel hunt controversy as decision could come later this month
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 14 days ago
currently constitute a sustainable hunting resource,” said the commission in its resolution. “That the Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners opposes an open hunting season on Florida black bear at this time given the current population... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Palm Beach to consider new Uber regulationsOrdinances, Rules and Standards Committee will address updating its taxi ordina
Palm Beach to consider new Uber regulations
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
Ordinances, Rules and Standards Committee will address updating its taxi ordinance to incorporate recent actions by the Board of County Commissioners. In April, the county commission amended its vehicle-for-hire ordinance to include company... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Ron Stewart to retire after 17 years at helm of Boulder County's open space departmentCounty a different kind of place than the sprawl we see around us," he said. S
Ron Stewart to retire after 17 years at helm of Boulder County's open space department
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 16 days ago
County a different kind of place than the sprawl we see around us," he said. Said Elise Jones, the chairwoman of the Board of County Commissioners: "Current and future generations are indebted to Ron Stewart for the enduring legacy of... Read more
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The Apalachicola Times
Inactive status can last four yearsto what they are even voting on.As for this being the first mail ballot electio
Inactive status can last four years
The Apalachicola Times / Posted 17 days ago
to what they are even voting on.As for this being the first mail ballot election, that opportunity was always given to the board of county commissioners and to Weems Memorial when they had a special election. Both boards chose to have the election... Read more
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Washington County News / Holmes County Times-Advertiser
Commissioners set animal impound feeHOLMES COUNTY — Holmes County Board of County Commissioners was approached with
Commissioners set animal impound fee
Washington County News / Holmes County Times-Advertiser / Posted 17 days ago
HOLMES COUNTY — Holmes County Board of County Commissioners was approached with woes at a popular recreation spot in the May 31 regular meeting.A citizen who lives on Line Road near Lake Cassidy asked commissioners to consider providing security,... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
Fremont County Commissioner Tim Payne: Experience countsgovernment entities coming together in August 2015 with the opening of the stat
Fremont County Commissioner Tim Payne: Experience counts
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 17 days ago
government entities coming together in August 2015 with the opening of the state-of-the-art Regional Dispatch Center. This Board of County Commissioners also created licensing regulations for the medical marijuana industry, as well as regulations... Read more
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Colorado Springs Independent
Waller, Geitner set their sights on county commissioner seatJohn Suthers. She went on to win election. Now, Waller, 47, is running for the
Waller, Geitner set their sights on county commissioner seat
Colorado Springs Independent / Posted 17 days ago
John Suthers. She went on to win election. Now, Waller, 47, is running for the District 2 seat on the El Paso County Board of County Commissioners. And the tables have turned. Waller now finds himself the experienced politician with a record... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Holmquist looks to retain Flathead Co. Commission seathe was running because he feels there is "a disconnect between elected official
Holmquist looks to retain Flathead Co. Commission seat
KECI Missoula / Posted 17 days ago
he was running because he feels there is "a disconnect between elected officials and the citizens who elect them." The Board of County Commissioners is the county's governing body, which consists of three commissioners elected for six year... Read more
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