February 28th 2020 at 6:09 pm
Public Health News

February 13, 2020 Pueblo, CO -The Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment invited the residents of Pueblo to nominate a Public Health Champion for 2020. The Public Health Champion will be announced at the March 2020 Board of Health meeting. “This award recognizes an individual, business, or organization’s significant contribution as a role model in Pueblo,” stated Randy Evetts, public health director at the Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment. Evetts added, “the…

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February 28th 2020 at 6:09 pm

January 28, 2020 Pueblo, CO Public Health Officials announced a new position at the Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment to identify and enforce the cleanup of dumpsites throughout the City and County of Pueblo. “This position dedicates a staff member to find areas in the City and County of Pueblo where illegal dumping occurs and identify who dumped the waste to process the individual through the court system,” stated Randy Evetts public health director at the Pueblo Department…

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February 28th 2020 at 6:09 pm

Passenger Rail Service could come to Pueblo in the next several years. The Southwest Chief project is gaining momentum. In late January 28, 2020 a public meeting took place in Pueblo to get input on potential station locations and other station amenities that would be included in the plan. In November of 2016, Pueblo County voters approved Ballot Question 1A which gave approval for Pueblo County to collect revenues up to $66 million or until 2032, whichever happens sooner, to fund community…

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February 28th 2020 at 6:09 pm

The 2020 Census is April 1, 2020, and the State of Colorado is working on efforts to ensure a complete and accurate count. This critical process ensures that Colorado receives fair representation in Congress and its fair share of federal funding. The data collected is then used by states for redistricting. “The Census is about so much more than a population count,” said Governor Jared Polis. “It’s also about making sure our state gets the resources it needs to support our communities and plan…

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February 28th 2020 at 6:09 pm

Coffee with a Commissioner Pueblo County Commissioner Garrison Ortiz is holding several town hall meetings he calls Coffee with a Commissioner. These meetings are a great way for the public to voice their concerns to Commissioner Ortiz. Ortiz kicked off the town hall meetings on Pueblo’s East Side at the Patrick Lucero Library in late January. About 50 people attended the meeting and voiced concerns about a number of issues including: crime and safety, bringing a grocery store back to Pueblo’…

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February 28th 2020 at 6:09 pm
Planning and Development News

Please join us at North Mesa Elementary School for a series of open houses to discuss the Pueblo river trails extension master plan. See the attached flier for details, or contact Matrix Design Group at (303) 572-0200 for additional information.

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