Delta County Ambulance District (DCAD) is hosting a series of community meetings to discuss the mill levy question on the November ballot. DCAD is seeking a mill levy increase of 3.50 mills, for a total of 5.750 mills. The increase will be used to maintain emergency medical services and offset recent budget shortfalls. Each community meeting will include a short presentation, followed by time for questions and answers.
The schedule is:
Thursday, Oct. 5 -- Bill Heddles Recreation Center, 6 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 10 -- Orchard City Town Hall, 6 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 12 -- Cedaredge Community Center, 6 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 16 -- Tour of Station 1 at 60 Heinz, Delta from 2 to 4 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 16 -- Delta United Methodist Fellowship Hall, 5:15 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 24 -- Tour of Station 2 at 14126 Highway 65, Eckert from 2 to 4 p.m.
Ballots will be mailed the week of Oct. 16, and will go only to voters in Crawford (also seeking a mill levy increase) and to electors in the area served by the Delta County Ambulance District.
On Dec. 4 Delta County Commissioners Doug Atchley, Mark Roeber and Don Suppes denied the application of Paonia Holdings, LLC for a change of land use for the property at 41322 Highway 133, with an adjacent residence at 41402 Highway 133 and an ancillary property at 16180 Stevens Gulch Road.
The property is owned by Bowie Resources, LLC, and was formerly used as a coal load-out site.