The county government has finished its round of department budget presentations and has completed its proposed budget for 2016.
A public copy of the proposed budget is available from the Delta County administration office located in Suite 227 of the Delta County Courthouse.
Any interested citizen of Delta County may inspect the proposed budget and provide comment prior to the adoption by the Board of County Commissioners. The public hearing for the 2016 budget will be held at 10:45 a.m. Monday, Dec. 7, in Room 236 at the Delta County Courthouse. Final adoption of the budget will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Dec. 7. For more information about the budget, feel free to contact Robbie LeValley at 970-874-2102 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In other business at recent meetings the county commissioners reviewed a jail census report for Oct. 12 showing 34 in the detention facility and 11 in work release for a total of 45. The average jail census for the week prior was 48.9 inmates.
The courthouse will be closed on Veterans Day, Wednesday, Nov. 11, and also on Thanksgiving Day and the following Friday, Nov. 26 and 27.
A liquor license was renewed for the Valley Lanes 5th Frame conditionally pending receipt of final paperwork.
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.