The Board of County Commissioners has added a new condition to its Specific Development approval for Rocky Mountain Layers on Powell Mesa above Hotchkiss.
Rocky Mountain Layers is to obtain the services of a qualified air quality or air pollution engineer and submit an operations plan for ensuring the quality of air emissions from the 15,000-hen egg laying facility.
The county is preparing to proceed with the second phase of a study intended to give planners and policy makers a detailed picture of ground water systems here.
The first phase of the study was completed last year and dealt with parts of the Oak Mesa area generally north of Hotchkiss.
The 73-year-old mother of a Delta resident reports she fired one round from a .22 handgun after her daughter spotted an unknown man rummaging inside her vehicle on Running Deer Road May 28. She later discovered she was missing $20 and a credit card.
On Thursday, June 13, the Colorado Departments of Local Affairs and Corrections and the Governor's Offices of Economic Development and International Trade and State Planning and Budgeting, will co-host a meeting in Delta to discuss the state's plan forward for appropriately utilizing state prisons and assisting communities which may be adversely impacted by potential prison closures in the future.
The meeting will be held at the Delta County Courthouse, 501 Palmer, from 9 to 10:30 a.m.