The Board of Delta County Commissioners is soliciting letters of interest for the position of county coroner. Kevin Lucy is resigning effective Sept. 2 and by state statute, the county commissioners are to appoint his replacement. The new county coroner would serve the remainder of the term until January 2019, and may run for election in the 2018 election cycle. Letters of interest should include qualifications, experience, education and commitment. Letters should be addressed to the Board of County Commissioners, 501 Palmer, Suite 227, Delta, CO 81416. Deadline for submitting letters is 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6.
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.