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    Reporting on Rico, Colorado local issues and events

  • Events Calendar

    Rico Trails Alliance

    Fat Tire Bash
    March 4, 2023 - Saturday
    10:00 AM at Rico Town Hall/Courthouse
    > coffee & treats
    > wheels rolling at 10:30 AM




      The Rico Center

      Awardee Reception 
      March 7, 2023 - Tuesday
      6:30 - 8:00 PM 
      at Rico Town Hall/Courthouse




        Rico Planning Commission

        Monthly Meeting
        March 8, 2023 - Wednesday
        7:00 PM at Town Hall/Courthouse
        & video-conference
        • Global Rico Land Use Code revision
          - Agenda and Commissioners Packet




          Rico Board of Trustees

          Special Meeting
          March 9, 2023 - Thursday
          6:000 PM at Town Hall/Courthouse
          & video-conference

          ACTION ITEMS
          • Consideration of a letter of support for the Town of Rico’s Fiscal Year 2024 congressionally directed spending request

          • Voluntary lead soils townsite clean up (“VCUP”) Application review
           Town of Rico website
           - Agenda and Trustees Packet




            Rico School
            Organization Committee

            March 14, 2023 - Tuesday
            5:00 PM 
            at Town Hall/Courthouse
            Video-conference - when available
            Facebook event




              Rico Board of Trustees

              Monthly Meeting
              March 15, 2023 - Wednesday
              7:00 PM at Town Hall/Courthouse
              & video-conference
              PUBLIC COMMENT
              ACTION ITEMS
              • Consideration of first reading Ordinance No. 2023-02 an ordinance of the Town of Rico, Colorado, authorizing the execution and delivery of a site and improvement lease, a lease purchase agreement, and other documents incidental thereto, all for the purpose of financing a portion of the cost of acquiring, constructing and equipping a public works facility located at 101 Picker street; and authorizing and approving the taking of all other actions necessary or appropriate for the consummation of the transactions contemplated by this ordinance.
              • Consideration of a partnership between the Town of Rico and the Colorado Non-Profit Corporation Rico Frequency (EIN 84-4539493)
              • Consideration of a letter of support for San Miguel Power Association, microgrid for the Town of Rico planning grant application
              • Approval of Colorado Department of Local Affairs (DOLA) Energy and Minerals Impact Assistance Fund (EIAF) Cycle 2023-07 grant application
              STAFF REPORTS
              • Manager/Clerk Report
              DISCUSSION ITEMS
              • Color Health Test and Go Machine
              • Regional broadband readiness
              • Introduction to Rico Land Collaborative 
              • Inventory of Town owned parcels 
              • Snow Removal and Street Fund
              • Voluntary lead soils townsite clean up (“VCUP”) agreement status




                Rico Historical Society

                Board Meeting
                March 20, 2023 - Monday




                  Rico Fire Protection District

                  Monthly Board Meeting
                  March 20, 2023 - Monday
                  7:00 PM at Rico Firehouse



                  Town of Rico

                  Outdoor Recreation Community Meeting
                  March 25, 2023 - Saturday
                  1:30 PM at Town Hall/Courthouse
                  Town of Rico is working to secure grant funding to improve your outdoor recreation amenities within town limits.  Attend to learn more and share your ideas. Bring the kids for a session specially for them. Food and beverages will be provided.
                  Town of Rico - Notice Board




                    San Miguel Power Association

                    Board of Directors regular monthly meeting
                    March 28, 2023 - Tuesday
                    9:00 AM at Nucla
                    & video-conference
                    SMPA website
                    • monthly Board Meeting schedule
                    • agendas
                    • video-conference registration




                      Rico Land Collaborative

                      Community Round Table
                      April 1, 2023 - Saturday
                      4:00 - 7:00 PM at Fireweed Cafe
                      Attend to learn about RLC:
                      • its goal to steward historic private mining properties to preserve their value and access for Rico residents
                      • a community garden and greenhouse plan
                      • partnership with the Rico Geothermal Coalition




                        San Miguel Power Association

                        Annual Meeting
                        June 8, 2023 - Thursday
                        5:30 PM at Ridgway Office
                        720 N. Railroad St
                        SMPA: About Annual Meeting




                        • Community Links

                          Kids of Rico - Working to Secure Education for the Kids of Rico. Rico School Detachment & Annexation Organizing Committee.


                          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 - At Town Hall - 2 N Commercial Street.

                          Winter Hours

                          Tuesday - Friday 11:00 AM- 5:00 PM

                          Saturday 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

                          Closed Sunday & Monday


                          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.


                          Town of Rico - Town government. 2 N Commercial Street (Courthouse Building).



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