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Mesa County Fairgrounds Manager gives departmental update

Mesa County Fairgrounds Manager, Kyle Carstens, gives a departmental presentation and overview, focusing on the Fairground’s events and accomplishments throughout 2023 and its plans on the horizon for 2024.

Apr 12, 2024

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Yellow heavy construction equipment intaking yard waste and spraying out brown compost material.

County and City to split costs for Compost Facility Expansion and Rate Assessment

Following the Compost Facility Expansion and Rate Assessment Contract approval, the commissioners approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Mesa County and the City of Grand Junction, in which each entity will pay 50% of the $139,185 Rate Assessment to evaluate the feasibility of expanding the Mesa County Organic Materials Composting Facility to widen its range of compostable items.

Apr 12, 2024

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County to begin project to extend lifespan of roadways

Mesa County has signed a ​$697,376.30 contract to enhance roads in the Independence Valley​ subdivision and Orchard Mesa.

Apr 11, 2024

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County Officials Plant Pinwheel Garden for Child Abuse Prevention

In recognition of Child Abuse Prevention Month, the Mesa County Board of Commissioners and county personnel planted a Pinwheel Garden at the old Mesa County Courthouse, 544 Rood Ave. The vibrant garden symbolizes hope and awareness, emphasizing Mesa County’s commitment to fostering a supportive environment for families, thereby preventing crises before they escalate.

Apr 10, 2024

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Temporary Assistance for Needy Families grant opportunities available

In a public hearing held on April 9, the Mesa County Department of Human Services (DHS) announced the availability of $350,000 in grant opportunities through the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program for the Community Investment Program. This funding, available from July 2024 to June 2025, aims to address a critical community need: eviction prevention.

Apr 10, 2024

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County writes to USPS over concerning mail system changes

In a direct plea to the United States Postal Service (USPS), the Mesa County Commissioners have voiced significant concerns over proposed alterations to the mail processing system at the Grand Junction Distribution Center.

Apr 09, 2024

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