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Help Wanted: Finance Support Specialist

A Finance Support Specialist will take charge of the financial health of Saguache County company by administering government accounting operations to meet legal requirements, also able to research grants for various county departments, all grant reporting requirements, manage the financial department to assure financial requirements are met.  Starting pay depending on experience will be 50,000/yr. Should be familiar with Government Finance, AR/AP/HR, Grants, audits, invoices and budget preparations, SEFA preparation.  Applications are available at www.saguachecounty.colorado.gov or in the Saguache County Administration Office. Please contact Wendi Maez at 719-655-2231 or email wmaez@saguachecounty-co.gov for more information. Applications close on Friday, May 7, 2021, at 3:00 P. M. Saguache County is an EEO employer. Drug testing, including marijuana, and background check will be required for final applicants.

Public Health Covid-19 Update

(April 19, 2021) New COVID-19 vaccination data shows that 27% of San Luis Valley residents have been fully vaccinated. Another 9% of residents have received their first dose and still need to get a second one. 

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The current statewide mask order requires people to wear masks in public indoor settings when there are 10 or more people present who are unvaccinated or whose vaccination status is unknown, in counties with a one-week case incidence rate of 35/100,000 or higher. Right now, that applies in Alamosa, Conejos, Rio Grande, and Saguache counties.

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Public Health Covid-19 Update

(April 15, 2021) A new public health order is expected from the Governor’s office tomorrow that will shift more of the decisions regarding COVID-19 response and prevention from the state to the local level. Statewide mandatory use of the COVID-19 Dial is expected to end.  

One thing that will not change is the current statewide mask order that was modified on April 3rd and extended for at least another 30 days. In counties with one-week COVID-19 incidence rates in excess of 35/100,000 (currently Alamosa, Conejos, Rio Grande, and Saguache counties), masks must be worn in public indoor settings where 10 or more unvaccinated individuals or individuals of unknown vaccination status are present.

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Saguache County Sales Tax Grant Recipients List Now Available!