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Assessor’s Office RFP

Saguache County Government is accepting bids for a 14’x40’ 12”x11.8# I-Beam office building for the Saguache County Assessor’s Office.  This office type building will be used to for additional office space for the Saguache County Assessor’s office.This building will require windows, interior and exterior doors, electrical, plumbing, HVAC unit, exhaust fans, cabinets and skirting.  It will also require 140 mph wind rating and 30# roof load.  For specific specifications of the building please contact Wendi Maez at wmaez@saguachecounty-co.govBids must be submitted in a sealed envelope with “Saguache County Assessor’s Office” written on the front of the envelope which contains the sealed bid.  Bids must include proof of liability and workers compensation insurance coverage. Bids must be submitted to Saguache County Administration, 505 3rd Street, or PO Box 100, Saguache, CO 81149 and must be submitted by Thursday, September 1, 2022 at 3pm.

For further information and you can also call Wendi Maez at 719-655-2231.

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Saguache County Sales Tax Grants now available!

The Saguache County Board of Commissioners will be taking Grant Applications for Saguache County Sales Tax Grants until 3:00PM, Friday, August 12, 2022.

To be eligible grant applications must be for either:  Emergency Services/Public Health and Safety; Youth and Senior programs, projects, or organizations; or Renewable Energy projects/Business Opportunities and Job Creation.

Grant applications are available on our website at saguachecounty.colorado.gov - use“sales tax grant applicationform5” or you can contact the Saguache County Administration office at 719-655-2231 to request a copy of the grant application.

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Resolution 2021-07 Rescinded

On Tuesday, October 5, 2021, the Saguache County Board of Commissioners passed a motion to RESCIND Resolution 2021-07, “Civil Emergency, Emergency or Local Disaster Regulations”. Commissioners will schedule a work session in the future to discuss changes needed within this resolution. When the work session is scheduled, the agenda will be posted on the website, on the commissioner’s page, under Commissioners Agendas.

Title III Funding Request Notices

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Forest Reserve Title III Proposed Project

The Saguache County Board of Commissioners is soliciting public comment on a proposal to spend Forest Service Title III funds for the following project:

Daniel S. Johnson – Saguache County Firewise Program, to continue running the Saguache County Firewise Team to do free wildfire hazard assessments, educational presentations and hands-on mitigation projects in Saguache County.

Written comments may be addressed to the Board of County Commissioners and submitted to the Saguache County Administration office located at 505 3rd Street, Saguache, CO, mailed to PO Box 100, Saguache, CO 81149 or may be emailed to wmaez@saguachecounty-co.gov

The deadline for comments is Friday, September 16, 2022 at 3PM.  The Board of County Commissioners will review comments and make a decision on this request at their regular meeting on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 at 1:00pm.

Forest Reserve Title III Proposed Project

The Saguache County Board of Commissioners is soliciting public comment on a proposal to spend Forest Service Title III funds for the following project:

Baca Grande Fire Department (Baca Grande Property Owners Association) is proposing to continue their mitigation efforts to reduce fuel loads and fuel density in the public greenbelts along Spanish Creek common area. 

Written comments may be addressed to the Board of County Commissioners and submitted to the Saguache County Administration office located at 505 3rd Street, Saguache, CO, mailed to PO Box 100, Saguache, CO 81149 or may be emailed to wmaez@saguachecounty-co.gov

The deadline for comments is Friday, September 16, 2022 at 3PM.  The Board of County Commissioners will review comments and make a decision on this request at their regular meeting on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 at 1:00pm.

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Forest Reserve Title III Proposed Project

The Saguache County Board of Commissioners is soliciting public comment on a proposal to spend Forest Service Title III funds for the following project:

E3 KFM Kundalini Fire Management, is requesting funding to continue to reduce hazardous fuels, support of the new Firewise Community as well as existing area Firewise Communities, initiating local prescribed burning, as well as education for lowering fire danger, increasing biodiversity and raising the health of the land. Also, developing Community LACES to help ensure the safety of residents, visitors and staff for the participating groups.

Written comments may be addressed to the Board of County Commissioners and submitted to the Saguache County Administration office located at 505 3rd Street, Saguache, CO, mailed to PO Box 100, Saguache, CO 81149 or may be emailed to wmaez@saguachecounty-co.gov

The deadline for comments is Friday, September 16, 2022 at 3PM.  The Board of County Commissioners will review comments and make a decision on this request at their regular meeting on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 at 1:00pm.

Forest Reserve Title III Proposed Project

The Saguache County Board of Commissioners is soliciting public comment on a proposal to spend Forest Service Title III funds for the following project:

Crestone Mountain Zen Center, is requesting funding to be used to enhance and expand the Crestone Mountain Firewise Community.  CMFC will further reduce hazardous fuels by creating a defensible fire break near the road below all three centers, continue mitigation of the 200 feet ignition zone surrounding the 17 buildings between the three centers, expand the CMFC to include other nearby spiritual centers adjacent to USFS lands, continue training and exercises among staff of the CMFC, consulting and planning for creating additional water supplies for firefighting, updating fire safety plans including evacuation protocols.

Written comments may be addressed to the Board of County Commissioners and submitted to the Saguache County Administration office located at 505 3rd Street, Saguache, CO, mailed to PO Box 100, Saguache, CO 81149 or may be emailed to wmaez@saguachecounty-co.gov

The deadline for comments is Friday, September 16, 2022 at 3PM.  The Board of County Commissioners will review comments and make a decision on this request at their regular meeting on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 at 1:00pm.