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Prescribed Burn West of Saguache

(May 12, 2021) The Squaw Creek Prescribed burn, 17 miles west of Saguache, is planned for Friday, May 14.

Smoke may be visible in the area. Smoke will be most visible during the warmest part of the day. With cooler temperatures in the evening, smoke may linger and accumulate in low-lying areas.

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Wildfire Mitigation - CSFS's New Guide

The Colorado State Forest Service has a new guide that can help residents prepare their home and property for wildfire. Increase the likelihood your home survives a fire. Download CSFS's new Home Ignition Zone Guide and reduce your wildfire risk.

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Public Health COVID-19 Update

(May 10, 2021) There are currently 163 known active cases of COVID-19 in the San Luis Valley. Our region is seeing the highest positivity rate and the highest one-week case incidence rate in the state right now.

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Help Wanted-Part Time Maintenance

Experienced individual needed for janitorial services with responsibility for cleaning various county buildings.  Part-time position with variable hours which include evening and/or early morning work times.  Starting pay will be $12.75 per hour. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, applications are available at the Saguache County Administration office.  Call 719-655-2231 for more information. Saguache County is an EEO employer.  Drug testing and background check are required for final applicants.

                       

2021 Bid Notice

The Saguache County Board of Commissioners are accepting sealed bids for the following County Owned items.  The sealed bid will be accepted by the Commissioners, at their discretion until Monday, June 28, 2021 by 3PM. If you would like to submit a sealed bid offer for any available items, a bid packet and a list of items up for bid is available on the Saguache County website at www.saguachecounty.colorado.gov or you can call the Administration office at 719-655-2231 or by email request to administration@saguachecounty-co.govBids must be submitted on a County bid form and must be in a sealed envelope with the item listed on the outside of the envelope. ONE ITEM PER BID SHEET please. Funds must accompany bids.  NO CASH WILL BE ACCEPTED.  If bid is not accepted bid and funds will be returned. To view items for bid please contact the Saguache County Road and Bridge office at 719-655-2534. 

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.

Saguache County Sales Tax Grant Recipients List Now Available!