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Norton City Council Agenda

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THE ABATEMENT OF CONDITIONS WITHIN THE CITY AND THE BURN BAN IN THE CITY LIMITS WILL BE ITEMS ADDRESSED DURING THE MEETING OF THE NORTON CITY COUNCIL TONIGHT.  THE COUNCIL WILL BE ASKED TO CONSIDER A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ABATEMENT OF CONDITIONS UNDER THE ENVIRONMENTAL CODE AS TO PROPERTY WITHIN THE CITY OF NORTON.  THEY WILL CONSIDER THE RESOLUTION LIFTING ... Read More »

Court Report

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A COLORADO MAN WILL BE BACK IN NORTON COUNTY MAGISTRATE COURT LATER THIS MONTH FOR SEVERAL CHARGES.  SHANE ALLEN OF FORT COLLINS WAS CHARGED WITH ONE COUNT OF POSSESSION WITH THE INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE DRUGS, AND NO TAX STAMP.  THOSE CHARGES ARE IN CONNECTION WITH AN ALLEGED MAY 19TH INCIDENT.  ALLEN MADE HIS FIRST APPEARANCE JUNE 6TH.  HIS PRELIMINARY HEARING ... Read More »

Roadwork Starts

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BEGINNING TOMORROW (TODAY), A JOB TO REPAVE A PORTION OF U.S. 283 IN NORTON COUNTY IS SCHEDULED TO BEGIN. THE PROJECT BEGINS AT THE K-9 JUNCTION AND CONTINUES NORTH ON U.S. 283 TO THE U.S. 36 JUNCTION. THE SCOPE INCLUDES PLACING AN ULTRA-THIN BONDED ASPHALT SURFACING ALONG THE 14.7 MILES OF THE ROADWAY. KDOT AWARDED THE CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT – TOTALING ... Read More »

Grazing Extended

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EMERGENCY GRAZING OF CONSERVATION RESERVE PROGRAM (CRP) ACREAGE HAS BEEN AUTHORIZED TO EXTEND TO NOVEMBER 30 FROM THE ORIGINAL SEPTEMBER 30TH FINAL DATE.  ON AUGUST 29TH, USDA SECRETARY TOM VILSACK ANNOUNCED THAT ”[ IN ORDER] TO ASSIST PRODUCERS, USDA IS PERMITTING FARMERS AND RANCHERS IN DROUGHT STRICKEN STATES THAT HAVE BEEN APPROVED FOR EMERGENCY GRAZING TO EXTEND GRAZING ON CRP ... Read More »

Commissioners Notes

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THE UPDATE ON THE NEIGHBORHOOD REVITALIZATION PROGRAM AND AN EASEMENT WERE ITEMS FOR THE NORTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AT THEIR MEETING FRIDAY.  SCOTT SPROUL, THE DIRECTOR OF THE NORTON CITY COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND COUNTY APPRAISER ALAN HALE ADDRESSED THE NEIGHBORHOOD REVITALIZATION PLAN FOR NORTON COUNTY.  SINCE IT WAS APPROVED IN NOVEMBER OF 2007, THERE HAVE BEEN 14 COMMERCIAL APPLICATIONS AND ... Read More »