This is a general summary of topics discussed at the meeting and not verbatim.

Commissioner Gaiter provided an opportunity for voters to get to know the candidates for his Commissioner District 1 seat that will be open in November. The candidates experienced the diversity of this large district that spans the northern portion of the county, from the city of Fort Collins to the mountain community of Red Feather Lakes area. They will be visiting with Wellington residents on Thursday, June 7th (see details below).

Posted: 
Thu, 05/31/2018 - 10:10am
Department: 
BOCC

The Board of Larimer County Commissioners on Tuesday honored employees who have shown ingenuity, creativity, and improved processes at Larimer County with the 2018 Innovation Awards. 

Posted: 
Fri, 05/25/2018 - 1:57pm
Department: 
BOCC

There has been no change in the commodity market that would change how plastics #3-6-7 could be sent to market.  These materials will continued to be landfilled at this time. 

Posted: 
Thu, 05/24/2018 - 10:54am
Department: 
Solid Waste

On 5/22/18, LCSO investigators arrested Grant James Hess, DOB: 9/6/68, on allegations of multiple counts of Sexual Exploitation of a Child.

Posted: 
Wed, 05/23/2018 - 10:53am
Department: 
Sheriff

This is a general summary of topics discussed at the meeting and not verbatim or official, recorded minutes.

Commissioner Donnelly hosted Drew Davis, Larimer’s Broadband Program Manager, at his May Citizen Meetings to talk about the future of high-speed internet connectivity in the county.

Posted: 
Tue, 05/22/2018 - 4:52pm
Department: 
BOCC

Larimer County Offices, Courts, District Attorney, and Landfill will be closed on Monday, May 28, 2018 in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday. 

Posted: 
Tue, 05/22/2018 - 1:32pm
Department: 
BOCC

Attention, boaters and anglers! Boat ramp hours at Horsetooth Reservoir and Carter Lake have been set for Memorial Day Weekend and the coming summer months.

Posted: 
Tue, 05/22/2018 - 1:20pm
Department: 
Natural Resources

Plan for some fun during summer break for your young, aspiring artists and engineers. In addition to open drop-in hours, the Garbage Garage Education Center offers free workshops for kids this summer. 

Posted: 
Tue, 05/22/2018 - 11:25am
Department: 
Solid Waste

On May 20, 2018, Erin Byrd (09/29/1995) was arrested by the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office on allegations of Sexual Assault on a Child – Position of Trust (Class 3 Felony).

Posted: 
Tue, 05/22/2018 - 7:56am
Department: 
Sheriff

Participate in an online survey with a focus on the county’s future at www.larimer.org/2018survey

Posted: 
Mon, 05/21/2018 - 12:10pm
Department: 
BOCC

Lesli Ellis has been named Director of the Community Development Department for Larimer County. Ellis will oversee Planning, Building, and Code Compliance Services for the county.  

Posted: 
Fri, 05/18/2018 - 1:52pm
Department: 
BOCC

Global markets for recycling products have declined so significantly that Larimer County may temporarily allow Waste Management Inc (WM, Inc.) to dispose of some plastics in the landfill that have limited to no market value. 

Posted: 
Fri, 05/18/2018 - 10:11am
Department: 
Solid Waste

Today marks the three-year anniversary of the second case in a string of random shootings being investigated by the Northern Colorado Shooting Task Force.

Posted: 
Fri, 05/18/2018 - 7:47am
Department: 
Sheriff

WM, Inc. who is currently under contract to operate the Larimer County Recycling Center recently contacted the County concerning the collapsing prices and end market for specific grade plastics #3, #6 and #7. These types of plastics are commonly thin and flimsy and are used to manufacture take-out cups and “clamshell” deli boxes. These plastic containers are typically numbered with the appropriate recycling symbol on the bottom of each container.

Posted: 
Thu, 05/17/2018 - 4:11pm
Department: 
Solid Waste

Primary Election Day in Colorado is little more than a month away – June 26th.  Ballots will be in the mail to registered voters the week of June 4th, and there are some very important things all voters – and especially those who are Unaffiliated (or sometimes call themselves “independent”) – need to know.

Posted: 
Thu, 05/17/2018 - 2:49pm
Department: 
Clerk and Recorder

May is Older Americans Month, and three individuals who enrich the quality of life for older Americans were recognized on May 10, 2018, at the Senior Volunteer Awards hosted by the Larimer County Office on Aging.  

Posted: 
Thu, 05/17/2018 - 1:26pm
Department: 
Human Services

The criminal investigation surrounding the March 29, 2018, arrest of Natasha Patnode has been completed and submitted to my office for an opinion.

Original Opinion Letter:

 

District Attorney Opinion 05/14/2018

District Attorney Opinion 05/14/2018 -- Accessible Version

 

 

 

Posted: 
Thu, 05/17/2018 - 11:15am
Department: 
District Attorney

Hayden Ell was awarded the County Sheriffs of Colorado scholarship for Larimer County.

Posted: 
Tue, 05/15/2018 - 12:58pm
Department: 
Sheriff

On May 9,2018 there was a two vehicle accident at the intersection of Prospect and Carriage Roads in Fort Collins with one fatality. The Larimer County Coroner's Office responded to Medical Center of the Rockies where the driver and sole occupant of one of the vehicles was transported and later died.

The decedent has been identified as Andres Martinez, age 20 of Fort Collins, Colorado.

Cause of death is Multiple Blunt Force Injuries and the Manner of death is Accident.

Posted: 
Fri, 05/11/2018 - 2:19pm
Department: 
Coroner

The 12-page report celebrates the Department of Natural Resources achieving the 50,000-acre milestone for land conservation in Larimer County.

Posted: 
Thu, 05/10/2018 - 2:21pm
Department: 
Natural Resources