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Posted on: June 28, 2022

GROC Conference Starts Discussions on How Best to Fight the Opioid Epidemic

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The Gateway to the Rockies Opioid Council (GROC) hosted a conference on June 23, 2022, to start the discussions with stakeholders and the community about what the historic settlement dollars from major drug manufacturers and distributors mean for our regi...

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Board of County Commissioners - News
Posted on: June 9, 2022

Moving Forward Together: The Opioid Crisis

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Many of us have been touched in one way or another by the devastating impact of the opioid epidemic. The numbers are daunting. Between 2018 and 2020, drug overdoses statewide exceeded more than 3,500 with opioid overdose deaths increasing by 54 percent be...

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Board of County Commissioners - News
Posted on: May 18, 2022

Sustainability: Working Together for the Future

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Jefferson County has made a commitment to its constituents to make decisions that protect the economic, social, and environmental health of the community. Making decisions and taking action that is sustainable recognizes the "big picture" and ta...

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Board of County Commissioners - News
Posted on: April 14, 2022

County vs. Household Budgets: The Same Right?

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As commissioners we receive, and encourage, citizens to contact us with their concerns and questions regarding the county. As we have been sharing with you, our businesses and community groups, Jefferson County is facing significant budget challenges. As ...

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Board of County Commissioners - News
Posted on: March 21, 2022

Community Budget Forums – Jefferson County Needs Your Input

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It’s critical that your voice be heard. What are your needs and priorities? Which county services matter the most to you? As part of our community outreach on the budget, we are hosting Community Budget Forums in April and May. These meetings will be in-p...

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Board of County Commissioners - News
Posted on: March 24, 2022

What Jefferson County Funding Challenges Mean to You

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Jefferson County has a reputation as a wonderful place to live, visit, and conduct business. However, the quality services the county provides to residents and local businesses come at a cost. Despite General Fund reductions in 2020 and 2021, the county i...

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