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Prowers County Weed District Board Position and Lodging Panel Open

Prowers County Weed District Board Position and Lodging Panel Open

  The Prowers County Board of Commissioners is accepting applications from persons who are residents of East Prowers Weed Control District to replace a position on the Board that will expire January 2024.  Board members are required to meet at least once each month. Additional meetings may be required as needed. Appointed members serve as […]

Opening for Board Member on East Prowers Weed Control District

Opening for Board Member on East Prowers Weed Control District

The Prowers County Board of Commissioners is accepting applications from persons who are residents of East Prowers Weed Control District to replace a position on the Board that will expire January 2024. Board members are required to meet at least once each month. Additional meetings may be required as needed. Appointed members serve as volunteers.  […]

Prowers County Commissioners had Full Agenda

Prowers County Commissioners had Full Agenda

    The Prowers County Commissioners met Tuesday, August 9th in routine session and approved various agenda action items through the day before attending the local VA Town Forum held that afternoon at the County SOS Center on East Olive Street. To that end, the commissioners noted in a letter to U.S. Congressman, Michael Bennet, […]

BoCC Joins High Plains in National Health Center Proclamation

BoCC Joins High Plains in National Health Center Proclamation

    The Prowers County Commissioners approved a proclamation for National Health Center Week, August 4-18 in recognition of the valuable health services provided by High Plains Community Health Center in Lamar. Laurie Dimitt, Vice-President of Human Resources at the Center, along with several providers/employees, were on hand as she read from the proclamation, highlighting […]

County Planning Commission Sets Tri-State Public Hearing Date

County Planning Commission Sets Tri-State Public Hearing Date

    Representatives from Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association provided the Prowers County Planning Commission board with a general outline for a 22-mile, above-ground 230-kV transmission line for a A-2 Non-Irrigated Zoning District.  One of the first steps is to hold a public hearing on the request for a Special Use Permit for the project.  […]

Lodging Panel and Fair Board Openings for Prowers County

Lodging Panel and Fair Board Openings for Prowers County

  The Prowers County Board of Commissioners is accepting applications from persons who are residents of Prowers County to fill the remaining term of one (1) position on the nine-member Prowers County Lodging Tax Tourism Panel.  The term will expire in December 2023.  The Colorado Statutes stipulate that directors must be from the tourism industry. […]

Granada Moving Forward on Housing Project

Granada Moving Forward on Housing Project

    The Granada Trustees approved a Memorandum of Understanding which will allow a housing construction program for the community to move forward, one of several similar programs being undertaken in southeast Colorado.  The trustees met with Michael Yerman of SCEDD, Southern Colorado Economic Development District and Stephanie Gonzales, Executive Director of SECED, Southeast Colorado […]

Open Position on Prowers County Lodging Tax Panel

Open Position on Prowers County Lodging Tax Panel

  The Prowers County Board of Commissioners is accepting applications from persons who are residents of Prowers County to fill the remaining term of one (1) position on the nine-member Prowers County Lodging Tax Tourism Panel. The term will expire in December 2023. The Colorado Statutes stipulate that directors must be from the tourism industry. […]

Southeastern Developmental Services Awareness Day, April 29, 2021

Southeastern Developmental Services Awareness Day, April 29, 2021

      David Harbour, Executive Director of Southeastern Developmental Services, briefed the Prowers County Commissioners on the upcoming annual open house/public forum from 11:30am to 1:00pm on Thursday, April 29th at the main office at 1111 South 4th Street in Lamar. The annual event will include refreshments, information, a drawing for a “mystery gift” […]

Mask Mandate Update for Prowers County

Mask Mandate Update for Prowers County

  The Prowers County Commissioners, Lamar City Council and the Prowers County Department of Public Health would like to inform the citizens of Prowers County that we are in the Green dial and masks are no longer required, except in the below instances, per the State of Colorado Department of Health.  The updated Executive Order […]

Prowers County to Extend COVID-19 Business Relief Grant Program

Prowers County to Extend COVID-19 Business Relief Grant Program

  Beginning today, February 24, 2021, Prowers County is again offering grants to assist small businesses in Prowers County that have been adversely affected by COVID-19. The grants will be paid from the County’s available allocation of federal relief funds under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Grants are available to assist […]

In-Person Business Resumes February 1st at County Offices

In-Person Business Resumes February 1st at County Offices

  In response to Prowers County citizens and businesses remaining dedicated to the safety of our at-risk and elderly residents, the rate of the spread of COVID-19 in Prowers County has slowed. While there have been occasional increases in the overall infection rate, the general COVID-19 spread has decreased since December 2020. Beginning February 1, […]

Prowers County Continues Efforts to Support COVID Impacted Businesses

Prowers County Continues Efforts to Support COVID Impacted Businesses

Press Release: December 30, 2020  The Prowers County Commissioners have been committed to helping the county’s businesses and supporting them through this unprecedented time. When the CARES Act funding was given to the County, we made a commitment to open up the funding to grants for the business community that has suffered losses due to […]

MEDIA RELEASE - FROM THE PROWERS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

MEDIA RELEASE – FROM THE PROWERS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

  We know that this year has been profoundly disappointing for so many; no celebrations, graduations, weddings, funerals, reduced income, isolation, sickness and loss of life. We deeply appreciate you all and all of those in our communities that have sacrificed for the safety of our at-risk and elderly residents. We ask that, for the […]

Position Open on Prowers County Planning Commission Board

Position Open on Prowers County Planning Commission Board

  The Prowers County Board of Commissioners is accepting applications from persons who are residents of Powers County to fill one (1) position on the five member Prowers County Planning Commission with a term expiring January, 2024. Commission members are required to meet at 8:00 a.m. on the second Wednesday of each month. Additional meetings […]