Progress to secure a new lease for the forest headquarters office for the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests is occurring. A pre-solicitation notice announcing a 10- to 15-year lease for approximately 13,000 to 15,000 square feet of office space, warehouse storage and parking has been posted on the Government "FedBizOpps.gov" website and legal notices were placed in area newspapers.
The agency renewed its desire to remain in the Delta area to provide continued customer service to its stakeholders. The area identified in the pre-solicitation notice identifies north, west, east, and south boundaries for the area of consideration.
Interested parties can view the pre-solicitation information on the FedBizOpps website at https://www.fbo.gov/spg/USDA/FS/82X9/R2-16-003/listing.html.
A collaborative effort between the Delta County Sheriff's Office and municipal law enforcement agencies throughout Delta County has resulted in a proposal for a 1 percent sales tax increase to fund public safety. A PowerPoint presentation titled "Back the Badge" is starting to make the rounds at city/town council meetings, service club luncheons and other events.