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This page contains links to information that is currently important to Larimer County residents. The information is time sensitive, open to public comment, or just plain useful right now. The contents of this page will change on a regular basis.


Open Lands Master Plan Public Forum Join us to discuss the future of the Larimer County Natural Resources Open Lands Program at our first Open Lands Master Plan public forum. Drop in anytime on April 30 between 5:30 and 8 at the RioGrande Agave Room (143 W. Mountain Ave Fort Collins) to discuss the plan with staff. Free refreshments provided. Please contact Zac Wiebe at (970) 619-4534 for more details.

Tires For Sale via Auction Larimer County is selling like-new tires on the publicsurplus.com auction site.

Trailer-mounted Motorized Weed Sprayers - For Sale Larimer County is offering five trailer-mounted motorized weed sprayers for sale via website auctions. For more information and to place a bid, go to publicsurplus.com

Amendments to the Larimer County Land Use Code: Amendments to the Larimer County Land Use Code will be heard before the Larimer County Planning Commission on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. and the Board of County Commissioners on Monday, May 12, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. Both hearings will be held in the Hearing Room located on the 1st Floor of the Larimer County Courthouse Offices, 200 W. Oak, Fort Collins, CO.

The amendments to be heard are in regards to:
1. General housekeeping amendments
2. Detached Accessory Buildings 120 square feet in area or less

Apply by April 25 for Larimer County Boards and Commissions Openings The deadline is Friday, April 25, to apply for an opening on one of 22 Larimer County Boards and Commissions. New members will begin terms in July. Citizens can apply online at www.larimer.org/boards, or pick up an application at a County office; contact Michelle Bird in the Larimer County Commissioners’ Office at 498-7015, mbird@larimer.org for more details. A Q&A section addressing questions about serving on a County Board is online at www.larimer.org/boards. If you would like to receive an email notification any time there is an opening on a Board or Commission, go to: www.larimer.org/subscriptions.cfm, and sign up.

Recovery and Preparedness Information Bulletin Larimer County Government is committed to assisting all those affected by the High Park Fire and the 2013 Flood disasters. This guide is designed to help community members navigate the numerous programs available and to provide resources and contacts to obtain more information.

LEAP Benefits Increase to Help Coloradans Keep Warm! Colorado’s Low-income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP), which provides financial assistance with home heating bills, has announced an increase to the minimum and maximum benefit levels for residents who qualify. Program beneficiaries will now receive at least $300 to help defray winter home heating costs and the maximum benefit has been raised to $1,300. Click on the link for details on how to apply.