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    Reporting on Rico, Colorado local issues and events

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  • Events Calendar

     

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    Rico Trustees & Mayor Election

     

    Submit Nominating Petitions

    August 6 - 26, 2024


    Election: November 5, 2024 

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    Two Trustees and one Mayor seats.

     

    Candidates must be qualified electors and have resided in town of Rico for one year immediately preceding the election.

     

    Obtain nominating petition at Rico Town Hall from Town Clerk.

     

    Questions: contact Town Clerk at townclerk@ricocoloado.gov

     

     

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    Rico Board of Trustees

     

    Monthly Meeting
    June 19, 2024 - Wednesday
    7:00 PM at Town Hall
    & video-conference
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    ACTION ITEMS

    • Appointment of vacant Board of Trustees seat
    • Consideration of 2023 Financial Audit
    • Consideration of 2024 – 2026 audit engagement letter, Atlas CPA & Advisors PLLC
    • Consideration of change order for historic commercial building permit at 26 N Glasgow, Craig and Sarah Lyons applicant
    • Consideration of cash donation request to the Rico Fire Protection District for the support of the Tri-state Firefighter Convention
    • Consideration of Special Event Permit, Rico Roundup Car Show, Erich Arnette applicant
    • Consideration of contract amendment regarding professional services for preparation of environmental report, Town of Rico wastewater system project, Bohannan Huston
    • Consideration of second reading of Ordinance 2024-02 an Ordinance of the Town of Rico, Colorado extending the temporary moratorium on the acceptance of new land use applications for major or minor subdivisions, and residential or commercial planned unit developments
    • Consideration of second reading of Ordinance 2024-03 an Ordinance of the Town of Rico,Colorado adopting Construction Rules and Regulations Violation of Ordinance 277 an Ordinance prohibiting nuisances within the Town of Rico, providing means for abating same, and providing penalties for violation there, 201 & 213 S Glasgow Ave, Camels Garden LLC owner.

     

    STAFF REPORTS

    • Clerk’s Report
    • Manager’s Report

     

    DISCUSSION ITEMS

    • Voluntary lead soils clean up (“VCUP”) update
    • Columbia Tailings and Propatria corrective work update
    • Electric utility updates
    • Town construction project updates
    • Park and Recreation open position

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    LINKS

    Town of Rico website

    video-conference

     

     

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    Rico Fire Protection District

     

    Monthly Board Meeting
    June 24, 2024 - Monday
    7:00 PM at Rico Firehouse
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    PUBLIC COMMENTS

     

    ADMINISTRATIVE REPORT

     

    FIRE CHIEF REPORT

     

    OLD BUSINESS

     

    NEW BUSINESS

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    LINK

    RFPD website

     

     

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    San Miguel Power Association

     

    Monthly Meeting
    June 25, 2024 - Tuesday
    9:00 AM at SMPA - Ridgway
    & video-conference

     

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    LINK

    SMPA website

     

     

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    Rico Planning Commission

     

    Monthly Meeting
    with Board of Trustees 
    July 10, 2024 - Wednesday
    6:00 PM at Town Hall
    & video-conference
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    DISCUSSION ITEMS

     

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    LINKS 

    Town of Rico website

    video-conference (pending)

     

      
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  • Community Directory

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    Artists of Rico

    A team of dedicated and engaged artists, working together to form a more united artisan community. The mission of Artists of Rico, Colorado (ARC) is to provide an exchange of ideas and nurture a sense of community among the area’s talented artists and craftspeople.

     

    School Realignment 

    Rico School Detachment & Annexation Organizing Committee completed planning and community outreach tasks in August 2023, and dissolved to promote a November ballot proposal to transfer Rico from Dolores County School District to Telluride School District. Visit Yes on 4B & 5A for Rico's School Kid's to learn about the proposal.

     

    Social media: Facebook Kids of Rico

     

    KSJD

    Public radio from Cortez, Colorado serving the Four Corners Region of Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah

     

    Rico Broadband Committee 

    Working for Better Internet for Rico

     

    Rico Fire Protection District 

    Fire Protection, Ambulance, Search and Rescue

     

    Rico Historical Society 

    Promotes and preserves Rico history, historic sites and records. Historical Museum at 15 S. Glasgow Avenue (Hwy 145)

     

    Rico Public Library 

    Community resource center for information and knowledge.
    inside Town Hall - 2 N Commercial Street
     
    Beginning March 1, 2024 
    Monday - Saturday 11am – 4pm

     

    Featured at Colorado Virtual Library

     

    Rico Trails Alliance

    Mission statement: "To steward the local and regional trail systems in and around Rico, Colorado, focusing on user education and the access, development, and use of non-motorized trails."

     

    The Rico Center 

    Nonprofit community foundation committed to preserving and enriching the quality of life of the residents, visitors and workforce of Rico, Colorado.

     

    School Realignment 

    Rico School Detachment & Annexation Organizing Committee completed planning and community outreach tasks in August 2023, and dissolved to promote a November ballot proposal to transfer Rico from Dolores County School District to Telluride School District. Visit Yes on 4B & 5A for Rico's School Kid's to learn about the proposal. 

     

     

    Town of Rico 

    Town government at 2 N Commercial Street (Courthouse Building).

     

     

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    Published at Rico, Colorado

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    by Allyn Svoboda

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