Posted on: August 21, 2017

Summit County to Conduct Repairs on Heeney Road

An eroding embankment alongside a road next to a reservoir.

Full road closure north of reservoir Wednesday through Friday

Contact:

Robert Jacobs, Summit County Road & Bridge

970-668-4212, Robert.Jacobs@SummitCountyCO.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – Summit County will conduct a substantial maintenance project on a northern section of Heeney Road Aug. 23-25. The road will be fu...

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Summit County Government
Posted on: August 1, 2017

Summit County Lifts Fire Restrictions

A group of people sitting around a campfire.

Recent rains have reduced fire danger

Contact:

Erin Opsahl, Summit County Sheriff’s Office

970-453-8901, Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – The Summit County Board of Commissioners lifted fire restrictions in Summit County Tuesday afternoon, upon recommendation Tuesday morning by Sum...

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Summit County Government
Posted on: July 21, 2017

Summit County Steps Up Parking Enforcement on Heeney Road

A no-parking sign at the side of the road in front of Green Mountain Reservoir.

County asks drivers to abide by parking rules to reduce safety concerns

Contact:

Erin Opsahl, Summit County Sheriff’s Office

970-453-8901, Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.gov

Robert Jacobs, Summit County Road & Bridge

970-668-4212, Robert.Jacobs@SummitCountyCO.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – Summit County is urging drivers ...

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Summit County Government
Posted on: July 14, 2017

Town of Breck and Summit County Unveil Huron Landing

A three-story apartment building behind a sign that reads, Huron Landing.

The community’s newest workforce housing development includes 26 rental apartments just north of downtown Breckenridge

Contacts:

Laurie Best, Senior Planner, Town of Breckenridge

970-547-3112, laurieb@townofbreckenridge.com

Nicole Bleriot, Summit County Housing Director

970-668-4231, Nicole.Bleriot@summitcountyco.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – The Town of Breckenridge and Summit County c...

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Summit County Government
Posted on: July 5, 2017

Wildfire Smoke in Summit County

People walking along a recreational pathway. Mountains in the distance are visible, but smoke is in

Light smoke not expected to be significant health concern

Contact:

Dan Hendershott, Environmental Health Manager: 970-668-4073

Amy Wineland, Public Health Director: 970-9195

SUMMIT COUNTY - Because of wildfire activity in surrounding counties, smoke is visible in Summit County. While smoke levels may increase, espe...

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Additional Info... Summit County Government
Posted on: June 30, 2017

Small Business Seminar Offered July 13

Photo of a woman giving a presentation to a group of people.

Employment First, Summit Chamber and Frisco Workforce Center are connecting small-business owners with tools to boost the bottom line

Contact:

Janet Wolfson, Employment First Coordinator

Summit County Human Services

970-668-9738, Janet.L.Wolfson@state.co.us

SUMMIT COUNTY – The Summit County Employment First office is partnering with the Summit County Chamber of Commerce and the Co...

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Posted on: June 15, 2017

Summit County Launches Free Chipping Program June 26

Photo of a crew operating a chipper.

Free slash-removal program helps property owners create defensible space to protect homes from wildfire

Contacts:

Dan Schroder, Director, Summit County CSU Extension: 970-668-4140

Commissioner Dan Gibbs, Chair, Summit County Wildfire Council: 970-333-4707

SUMMIT COUNTY – Summit County government is kicking off the 2017 Summit County Chipping Program ...

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Additional Info... Summit County Government
Posted on: June 15, 2017

Summit County Celebrates Bike to Work Day June 21

Photo of a man riding a bike in front of an office building.

Bicycle commuters can take advantage of free breakfast, prize drawings and after-work festivities

Contact:

Michael Wurzel, Open Space & Trails Department

970-668-4065

SUMMIT COUNTY – Summit County and the Physical Activity and Nutrition Team of the Summit (PANTS) invite the community to participate in the 2017 Bike to Work Day on Wednesday,...

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Additional Info... Summit County Government
Posted on: June 13, 2017

Summit County Steps Up Parking Management at McCullough Gulch

Photo of a no parking sign.

County asks hikers to abide by parking rules at popular trailhead to reduce safety concerns

Contact:

Katherine King, Open Space & Trails Department

970-668-4061, Katherine.King@SummitCountyCO.gov

Robert Jacobs, Summit County Road & Bridge

970-668-4212, Robert.Jacobs@SummitCountyCO.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – The Dillon Ranger District of th...

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Summit County Government
Posted on: June 6, 2017

Summit County to Conduct Public Health Emergency Exercise June 17

Photo of a man coughing.

Volunteers needed to test medication dispensing procedures at Summit County Bus Barn

Contact:

Dan Hendershott, Environmental Health Manager

970-668-4073, dan.hendershott@summitcountyco.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – Summit County Public Health and several partner organizations will conduct a full-scale infectious disease outbreak exercise on ...

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Additional Info... Summit County Government
Posted on: June 2, 2017

Sheriff's Office Urges Caution During Spring Runoff

Photo of a river with heavy whitewater.

High water levels can pose safety hazards for boaters, drivers, children and pets

Contact:

Erin Opsahl, Public Information Officer

Summit County Sheriff’s Office

970-423-8901, erin.opsahl@summitcountyco.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – With river flows on the rise, the Summit County Sheriff’s Office reminds residents and v...

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Additional Info... Summit County Government
Posted on: May 25, 2017

Community & Senior Center Celebrates National Senior Health & Fitness Day on May 31

Photo of seniors in a yoga class.

Local event helps older adults in Summit maintain healthy lifestyles

Contact:

Lorie Williams, Summit County Community & Senior Center

970-668-2940, lorie.williams@summitcountyco.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY — Summit County Community & Senior Center will join an estimated 1,000 local groups across the country to celebrate the 24t...

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Additional Info... Summit County Government
Posted on: May 16, 2017

Summit County Art Forum Unveils ‘Families’

Photo of photographs of a family playing at home.

A new exhibit in the Summit County Commons showcases local artists, with a free opening May 21

Contact:

Leslie Walker, Art Forum Program Assistant

970-389-2760, leslie.walker@summitcountyco.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – The Summit County Art Forum is unveiling a new exhibit at the Summit County Commons, showcasing the work of local artists. &ldquo...

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Additional Info... Summit County Government
Posted on: May 11, 2017

Summit County Recpath Open for 2017 Season

Photo of a cyclist on the Recpath

All sections of the paved Summit County Recreational Pathway System have been cleared and are open to the public

Contact:

Jason Lederer, Summit County Open Space & Trails

970-668-4213, jason.lederer@summitcountyco.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – All sections of the Summit County Recreational Pathway System (Recpath) are now open for the 2017 season. On Thursday morni...

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Additional Info... Summit County Government
Posted on: May 9, 2017

Summit County Holds Annual Recycling Event May 20

Photo of people dropping off items to be recycled.

Free drop-off event for electronics, household hazardous waste and pharmaceuticals takes place on Countywide Cleanup Day

Contacts:

Aaron Byrne, Director, Summit County Resource Allocation Park (SCRAP)

970-468-9263, aaron.byrne@summitcountyco.gov SUMMIT COUNTY – Summit County will hold its free annual recycling event in concert with Countywide Cleanup Day, on Saturda...

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Additional Info... Summit County Government
Posted on: April 28, 2017

Summit County Launches Master Plan Update

Map of central Summit County

Planning Department seeks public input on Countywide Comprehensive Plan at May 10 open house

Contacts:

Kate Berg, Senior Planner

970-668-4204, Kate.Berg@SummitCountyCO.gov

Dan Osborn, Senior Planner

970-668-4068, Dan.Osborn@SummitCountyCO.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – Summit County government is kicking off a process to update the Countywide Comprehen...

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Additional Info... Summit County Government
Posted on: April 27, 2017

Summit County Begins 2017 Recpath Work

Photo of the Recpath at Dillon Dam.

Major improvements on tap for recreational pathway near Dillon Dam; construction begins May 10

Contact:Jason Lederer, Senior Resource Specialist970-668-4213, jason.lederer@summitcountyco.gov

Summit County - Summit County will kick off its 2017 maintenance work on the Summit County Recreational Pathway System on May 10, starting with the Dillon Dam s...

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Additional Info... Summit County Government
Posted on: April 14, 2017

Application Process Opens for Huron Landing Workforce Housing

Photo of an apartment building under construction.

The Town of Breckenridge and Summit County are accepting lottery entries for rental units in the community’s newest workforce housing development

Contacts:Laurie Best, Senior Planner, Town of Breckenridge970-547-3112, laurieb@townofbreckenridge.comNicole Bleriot, Summit County Housing Director970-668-4231, Nicole.Bleriot@summitcountyco.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – The Town of Breckenridge and Summi...

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Huron Landing website Summit County Government
Posted on: March 28, 2017

Summit County Reduces Landfill Fees

View of our compost operations

Following adoption of local disposal-site designation ordinances, waste haulers will pay lower tipping fees at Summit County Resource Allocation Park

Contacts:

Thad Noll, Assistant County Manager

970-453-3438, thad.noll@summitcountyco.gov

Aaron Byrne, Director, Summit County Resource Allocation Park (SCRAP)

970-468-9263, aaron.byrne@summitcountyco.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – The Board of County Commission...

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Summit County Government
Posted on: March 10, 2017

Summit Cove Loop Project Open House March 22

Illustration of the school zone with bike lanes.

Summit County will construct Phase 3 of the Summit Cove Loop Project this summer, with new bicycle/pedestrian lanes along Cove Boulevard in the school zone

Contacts:

Kate Berg, Senior Planner, Summit County Planning Department

970-668-4204, kate.berg@summitcountyco.gov

Robert Jacobs, Summit County Road & Bridge Director

970-668-4212, robert.jacobs@summitcountyco.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – Big improvements ...

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Summit County Government
Posted on: January 25, 2017

Summit County Art Forum Unveils ‘Wild Winter’

Photos of avalanche dogs and a rescue helicopter.

A new exhibit in the Summit County Commons celebrates Summit County’s rescuers and winter landscapes, with an opening Jan. 29

Contact:

Leslie Walker, Art Forum Program Assistant

970-389-2760, leslie.walker@summitcountyco.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – The Summit County Art Forum is unveiling a new exhibit at the Summit County Commons that showcases the work of nine local artists. &a...

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Summit County Government
Posted on: January 20, 2017

Summit County Seeks Planning Commissioners

Photo of a building under construction.

Application deadline is 5 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 8

Contact:

Don Reimer, Planning Director: 970-668-4207

SUMMIT COUNTY – Summit County government is seeking local candidates to serve on its five planning commissions and the Board of Adjustment. These six bodies play vital roles in shaping the commu...

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Summit County Government
Posted on: January 11, 2017

Mountain Mentors Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Photo of a group of teens and adults on cross country skis.

Local mentoring program marks three decades of providing quality mentoring to Summit County youth

Contact:

Shawna Gogolen, Mountain Mentors Program Supervisor

970-668-9182, Shawna.Gogolen@SummitCountyCO.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – January is National Mentoring Month, and this year’s annual spotlight on the value of mentors carries special sig...

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Summit County Government
Posted on: January 3, 2017

Looking For a Good New Year’s Resolution?

Photo of a calendar, January 2017 page.

Summit County has 17 suggestions for 2017

Contact:

Julie Sutor, Public Affairs Coordinator

970-453-3498, julie.sutor@summitcountyco.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – It’s New Year’s resolution season, and many Summit County residents are looking for ways to do good for their health, ...

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Summit County Government
Posted on: December 30, 2016

Summit County Marks 20 Years of Open Space Protections

Photo of the Arctic Mill site.

2016 open space purchases preserve 461 acres, including historic agricultural lands, trails and backcountry landscapes

Contact:

Katherine King, Open Space & Trails

970-668-4061, Katherine.King@SummitCountyCO.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – Celebrating its 20th year, the Summit County Open Space and Trails Program protected 461 acres of open space in 2016, at a cost of $2.3...

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Summit County Government
Posted on: December 30, 2016

Community Center Helps Summit Age Gracefully

Photo of senior citizens taking a yoga class.

The Community & Senior Center is offering a year-long series of events focused on living a fulfilling, healthy and active life after 55

Contact:

Lorie Williams, Community & Senior Center Manager

970-668-2945, lorie.williams@summitcountyco.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – The Summit County Community & Senior Center is ushering in the New Year with an information-packed series of events, ...

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Summit County Government
Posted on: December 19, 2016

Employment Skills Program Marks First Anniversary

Photo of two women participating in an Employment First orientation.

Employment First has made important strides in helping food assistance recipients gain work experience, skills and referrals

Contact:

Michael Whitaker, Summit County Human Services

970-668-9716, Michael.Whitaker@state.co.us

Janet Wolfson, Summit County Employment First Coordinator

970-668-9738, Janet.L.Wolfson@state.co.us

Sheriff Jaime FitzSimons, Summit County Sheriff’s O...

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Additional Info... Summit County Government
Posted on: December 14, 2016

Local Vendors Encouraged to Update Sales Tax Rates for 2017

Photo of a cash register.

All licensed retailers must begin collecting sales tax at new rates in January

Contact:

Marty Ferris, Finance Director

970-453-3434, martina.ferris@summitcountyco.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – The Summit County Finance Department is encouraging all licensed retailers, including short-term lodging businesses, to prepare for changes in sales tax r...

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Additional Info... Summit County Government
Posted on: December 14, 2016

Pharmaceutical Drop-Off Options Expand to Dillon and Frisco

Photo of a green medication drop-off box.

Summit County now has three locations for disposal of unused medications, helping to prevent substance abuse and protect waterways

Contact:

Dillon Police Chief Mark Heminghous

970-262-3417, MarkHeminghous@TownofDillon.com,

Janet Carter, Owner and Pharmacist, Prescription Alternatives

970-668-8482, rxalt@aol.com

Summit County Sheriff Jaime FitzSimons

970-423-8934, Jaime.FitzSimons@SummitCou...

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Summit County Government
Posted on: December 13, 2016

Summit Board of County Commissioners Adopts 2017 Budget

Major projects scheduled for Summit Cove roads, workforce housing and County Commons campus

Contacts:

Thomas Davidson, Chair, Board of County Commissioners

970-333-9817, thomas.davidson@summitcountyco.gov

Scott Vargo, County Manager

970-453-3404, scott.vargo@summitcountyco.gov

Marty Ferris, Finance Director

970-453-3434. martina.ferris@summitcountyco....

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Additional Info... Summit County Government
Posted on: December 9, 2016

Summit County land conservation effort receives $675,000 GOCO grant

Logo of GOCO, Great Outdoors Colorado

State grant helps to permanently conserve 272-acre Doig Homestead

Contacts:

Rosemary Dempsey, 303-226-4530, rdempsey@goco.org

Laura Cardon, 303-226-4531, lcardon@goco.org

Brian Lorch, 970-668-4067, brian.lorch@summitcountyco.gov

DENVER – The GOCO Board awarded Summit County a $675,000 grant on Thursday to permanen...

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$6.6 million awarded for land conservation Summit County Government
Posted on: December 2, 2016

Summit County to Provide Tour of SCRAP

Photo of the compost operation at the SCRAP

The public is invited to go behind the scenes of local landfill, recycling and compost operations

Contact:

Aaron Byrne, Summit County Resource Allocation Park

970-468-9263, Aaron.Byrne@SummitCountyCO.gov

WHAT: Summit County will provide a public tour of the Summit County Resource Allocation Park (SCRAP), home to the community’s landfill, recycl...

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Summit County Government
Posted on: November 23, 2016

Local Events Provide Support to Cope with Holiday Stress

Graphic. Find support and connection during the holiday season.

Healthy Futures Initiative and Building Hope partner to offer support, community and connection during a sometimes-stressful season

Contact:

Kellyn Glynn, Healthy Futures Initiative

970-668-4035, kellyn.glynn@summitcountyco.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – Healthy Futures Initiative and the Summit Foundation’s Building Hope Initiative are partnering to host a series of local events to help community ...

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Building Hope Summit County Facebook Page Summit County Government
Posted on: November 18, 2016

Summit Stage Winter Bus Schedule Begins Dec. 11

Photo of a Summit Stage bus stop.

Swan Mountain Flyer service between Breckenridge and A-Basin begins Nov. 20, with limited frequency; labor shortage leads to delayed start of winter schedule and reduced daytime frequency on some routes.

Contacts:
Jim Andrew, Transit Director970-668-4161, jim.andrew@summitcountyco.gov
Geoff Guthrie, Transit Operations Manager970-668-4162, geoff.guthrie@summitcountyco.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – Summit Stage will launch its winter public transit sched...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: November 10, 2016

Summit Voters Approve Construction Fund for Locals’ Housing

Countywide sales tax to fund construction of affordable housing units for local workers and families

Contacts:
Nicole Bleriot, Interim Director, SCHA970-668-4231, nicole.bleriot@summitcountyco.gov
Commissioner Thomas Davidson, SCHA Board Chair970-333-9817, thomas.davidson@summitcountyco.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – Summit County voters have approved the ...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: November 10, 2016

Survivor Day Helps Those Affected by Suicide Nov. 19

Save the Date, November 19, Survivor Day

Event provides support and highlights resources for people who have lost loved ones to suicide

Contact:
Kellyn Glynn, Healthy Futures Initiative 970-668-4035, kellyn.glynn@summitcountyco.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – Healthy Futures Initiative’s Suicide Prevention Action Team (SPAT) and the Summit Foundation’s Patti Casey Memorial Fund are partnering t...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: November 9, 2016

Veterans Invited to Which Wich on Veterans Day

Photo of the front of the Which Wich sandwich shop in Frisco.

Summit County and Which Wich are teaming up to honor veterans with free lunch Nov. 11

Contacts:
Tom Byledbal, Summit County Veterans Service Officer970-668-5360, cvso@SummitCountyCO.gov
Michael Whitaker, Summit County Economic Security Programs Manager970-668-9160, Michael.Whitaker@SummitCountyCO.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – Which Wich Su...Read on...

Additional Info... Summit County Government
Posted on: November 7, 2016

Local Partnership Cleans Up Dillon Reservoir Shoreline

Photo of crews treating noxious weeds along the shore of Dillon Reservoir.

Noxious weed treatment and trash removal protect habitat along 27 miles of Dillon Reservoir shores

Contact:
Jason Lederer, Summit County Open Space & Trails Resource Specialist970-668-4213, Jason.Lederer@SummitCountyCO.gov
Ben Pleimann, Summit County Weed Control Manager970-668-4218, Ben.Pleimann@SummitCountyCO.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – Twenty-s...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: October 27, 2016

Summit County Child Care Assistance Program Expands Eligibility

Photo of a mother sitting with a baby in the CCCAP office.

Wider band of eligible incomes increases local families’ access to financial assistance for child care

Contact:
Michael Whitaker, Economic Security Programs Manager970-668-9716, Michael.Whitaker@state.co.us

SUMMIT COUNTY— More local families now have access to financial assistance for child care, thanks to an increase in the income eligibility limit ...Read on...

Child Care Assistance Summit County Government
Posted on: October 26, 2016

Sheriff’s Office to Unveil Peace Cranes Installation Oct. 28

Photo of colorful paper cranes affixed to an aspen branch.

Inmate art project to serve as semi-permanent display at Summit County Justice Center

Contact:
Commander Erik Bourgerie, Detentions Division, Summit County Sheriff’s Office970-453-2232; Erik.Bourgerie@SummitCountyCO.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – The Summit County Art Forum and Summit County Sheriff’s Office will dedicate a new art installation...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: October 19, 2016

Summit County Acquires Historic Ranching Property North of Silverthorne

Photo of a wide valley flanked by mountains

Doig Homestead acquisition will protect 273 acres of scenery, habitat and agricultural heritage

Contact:
Katherine King, Open Space & Trails970-668-4061, Katherine.King@SummitCountyCO.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – Summit County unveiled the Doig Homestead Open Space parcel Wednesday, 273 acres of irrigated hay meadows, rolling sage brush, aspen gro...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: October 19, 2016

Summit County Partners to Promote Healthier Eating Oct. 24

Photo of two children. One is holding a zucchini.

National Food Day calls attention to healthful cooking and good nutrition

Contact:
Whitney Smith, Summit County WIC Director970-668-9199, whitney.smith@SummitCountyCO.gov
Diana Reznikoff, Physical Activity & Nutrition Team of the Summit (PANTS)917-952-3838, diana.reznikoff@healthlinkscolorado.org

SUMMIT COUNTY – Su...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: October 13, 2016

Summit County to Provide Tour of Doig Homestead

Photo of a meadow in a high-alpine valley.

Recent open space acquisition preserves views, habitat and agricultural heritage in Lower Blue River Basin

Contact:
Katherine King, Summit County Open Space & Trails 970-668-4061, Katherine.King@SummitCountyCO.gov

WHAT: The Summit County Open Space & Trails Department will provide a public tour of the historic Doig Homestead property, 273 acres o...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: October 8, 2016

Wildfire Smoke Not Expected to Be Major Health Concern

Due to wildfire activity, smoke levels may persist overnight, especially in low-lying areas or valleys. However, the light smoke is not expected to be a significant health concern.

Contact:
Amy Wineland, Public Health Director970-668-9195

SUMMIT COUNTY - The Frey Gulch Fire above the Summit County Landfill may cause smoke levels to persist overnight, especially in low-lying areas or valleys, according to Summit Count...Read on...

Colorado Smoke Outlook Summit County Government
Posted on: October 7, 2016

Summit County Elections Office to Mail Ballots to All Registered Voters Week of Oct. 17

Photo of a hand dropping a ballot into a drop box.

All registered voters will automatically receive mail ballots; deadline to submit a registration application and receive a mail ballot is Oct. 31

Contact:
Kathy Neel, Summit County Clerk and Recorder970-453-3471, kathy.neel@SummitCountyCO.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – In preparation for the 2016 General Election, the Summit County Clerk and Recorder is encouraging voters to check that their addresses a...Read on...

GoVoteColorado.com Summit County Government
Posted on: October 6, 2016

Summit County WIC Improves Access to Healthy Foods

Photo of a Colorado eWIC debit card.

Electronic debit cards reduce barriers for local families

Contact:
Whitney Smith, WIC Director970-668-9199, whitney.smith@summitcountyco.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY— The Summit County WIC program, part of Colorado’s Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC), now offers participatin...Read on...

Summit County WIC Summit County Government
Posted on: October 3, 2016

Wildfire Council Hosts Free Film and Discussion on Climate Change and Wildfire Risk Oct. 6

Photo of two firefighters at a wildfire.

Free film screening of “Unacceptable Risk” followed by panel discussion Thursday evening at Colorado Mountain College in Breckenridge

Contacts:
Sophia Cinnamon, Project Director, Unacceptable Risk970-325-3013, unacceptableriskfilm@gmail.com

Dan Schroder, CSU Extension Director
970-668-4140, dan.schroder@colostate.edu

SUMMIT COUNTY - As cooler weather moves across the state, wi...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: September 27, 2016

Commissioners Proclaim October to be Conflict Resolution Month

Photo of a group of people holding a proclamation

Summit County Commissioners encourage residents to utilize community resources to resolve conflicts in constructive ways

Contact:
Commissioner Karn Stiegelmeier970-471-2298, karn.stiegelmeier@summitcountyco.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – The Summit County Board of Commissioners proclaimed October to be Conflict Resolution Month in Summit County Tuesday. In doing so, the BOCC joi...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: September 20, 2016

Summit County to Conduct Mass Casualty Incident Exercise Sept. 28

Photo of a Summit County Sheriff's Office patrol vehicle, with lights on.

Emergency response agencies will participate in a simulated mass shooting at St. Anthony Summit Medical Center and the Riverwalk Center

Contact:
Rob Pearce, Director, Summit County Emergency Management970-423-8925, robert.pearce@summitcountyco.gov
Joel Cochran, Undersheriff, Summit County Sheriff’s Office970-423-8911, joel.cochran@summitcountyco.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – The Summit Cou...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: September 20, 2016

Summit County Art Forum Unveils ‘Faces’

Photo of two paintings of dog faces.

A new exhibit in the Summit County Commons showcases 16 local artists, with a free opening Sept. 25, featuring a live performance by Leon Littlebird

Contact:
Leslie Walker, Art Forum Program Assistant970-389-2760, leslie.walker@summitcountyco.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – The Summit County Art Forum is unveiling a new exhibit at the Summit County Commons that showcases the work of 16 artists with connecti...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: September 16, 2016

September is Suicide Prevention & Awareness Month

Talking about suicide is crucial - both at the community and individual levels.

By Kellyn Glynn, LPC
Coordinator, Health Futures InitiativeSummit County Youth & Family Services

Nationally, September is known as Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month. And here in Summit County, this message hits very close to home. The numbe...Read on...

Healthy Futures Initiative Summit County Government
Posted on: September 14, 2016

Summit County to Upgrade Community Notification System

Photo of a smartphone on the SC Alert login screen.

Summit County Alert will begin operating on a new software platform September 30; residents and visitors are encouraged to create or update their accounts and notification settings

Contact:
Undersheriff Joel Cochran, Summit County Sheriff’s Office970-423-8911, joel.cochran@summitcountyco.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – Summit County government is giving a major facelift to Summit County Alert, the community notification system used by loc...Read on...

Summit County Alert Summit County Government
Posted on: September 6, 2016

McCullough Gulch Road & Trail Closed Through Oct. 1

Temporary closure of McCullough Gulch Road and McCullough Gulch Trail will allow for cleanup and habitat restoration

Contact:
White River National Forest Dillon Ranger DistrictKate Jerman: 970-945-3271
Paul Semmer: 970-262-3448

DILLON – The McCullough Gulch Trail (No. 43), south of Breckenridge, will be closed to all users beginning Sept. 6 to allow for removal o...Read on...

White River National Forest Summit County Government
Posted on: August 25, 2016

Lake Hill Neighborhood Community Open House Sept. 7

Artist's sketch of the Lake Hill neighborhood, including apartment buildings, townhomes and houses.

Summit County invites locals to attend third and final community open house for Lake Hill Neighborhood Master Plan

Contacts:
Kate Berg, Senior Planner970-668-4204, Kate.Berg@SummitCountyCO.gov
Don Reimer, Planning Director970-668-4207, Don.Reimer@SummitCountyCO.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – Summit County is seeking feedback on the draft master plan for a future workfo...Read on...

Additional Info... Summit County Government
Posted on: August 26, 2016

Veterans Invited to Riverwalk Center Performance of Hairspray Sept. 2

Summit County and the Breckenridge Backstage Theatre are teaming up to honor veterans with free tickets to “Hairspray” at the Riverwalk Center

Contacts:Tom Byledbal, Summit County Veterans Service Officer970-668-5360, cvso@SummitCountyCO.gov
Michael Whitaker, Summit County Economic Security Programs Manager970-668-9160, Michael.Whitaker@SummitCountyCO.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – The Breckenrid...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: August 1, 2016

Flood Map Revision Appeal Period Ends August 17

Excerpt of a Flood Insurance Rate Map. An area along the Blue River is identified as being in the floodplain.

Residents from affected properties are invited to provide feedback on FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Maps

Contact:
Robert Jacobs, Summit County Engineering Department970-668-4212, robert.jacobs@summitcountyco.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – Local residents with property located inside the regulatory floodplain are encouraged to review federal floodplain maps in adv...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: July 29, 2016

Veterans Invited to Free Backstage Theatre Performance Aug. 6

Summit County and the Breckenridge Backstage Theatre are teaming up to honor veterans with free tickets to “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike”

Contacts:
Tom Byledbal, Summit County Veterans Service Officer970-668-9160, cvso@SummitCountyCO.gov
Michael Whitaker, Summit County Economic Security Programs Manager970-668-9160, Michael.Whitaker@SummitCountyCO.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – The Breckenri...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: June 22, 2016

Conservation Center to Host Free LED Bulb Giveaway June 24

Photo of a green, glowing LED light bulb.

First-ever Summit County Summer Energy Fair to take place Friday at Frisco Transit Center

Contact:
Cody Jensen, High Country Conservation Center970-668-5703, cody@highcountryconservation.org

FRISCO-High Country Conservation Center is hosting its first-ever Summit County Summer Energy Fair this Friday, June 24. HC3, alongside Xcel Energy,...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: June 20, 2016

Lake Hill Community Open House June 29

Photo of the Lake Hill site. The area is undeveloped, with views of surrounding mountain peaks.

Summit County invites locals to attend the second community open house for the Lake Hill Neighborhood Master Plan

Contacts:
Kate Berg, Senior Planner: 970-668-4204, Kate.Berg@SummitCountyCO.govDon Reimer, Planning Director: 970-668-4207, Don.Reimer@SummitCountyCO.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – Summit County government is seeking feedback from the community on preliminary...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: June 16, 2016

Free Chipping Program Launches June 27

Photo of a crew loading branches into a chipping machine in front of a home.

Free slash-removal program helps property owners create defensible space to protect homes from wildfire

Contacts:
Dan Schroder, Director, Summit County CSU Extension970-668-4140; dan.schroder@colostate.edu
Commissioner Dan Gibbs, Chair, Summit County Wildfire Council970-333-4707; dan.gibbs@summitcountyco.gov

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Summit County Government
Posted on: June 14, 2016

Summit County Celebrates Bike to Work Day June 22

Photo of nine cyclists in front of a building, where they have ridden to work.

Bicycle commuters can take advantage of free breakfast, prize drawings and after-work festivities

Contact:
Katie Kent, Open Space & Trails970-668-4092, Katie.Kent@SummitCountyCO.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – Summit County and the Physical Activity and Nutrition Team of the Summit (PANTS) invite the community to participate in 2016 Bike to Work Day on ...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: June 13, 2016

Small Business Seminar Offered June 21

Summit County’s Employment First office is connecting small-business owners with tools to boost their bottom lines

Contact:
Janet Wolfson, Employment First CoordinatorSummit County Human Services
970-668-9738, Janet.L.Wolfson@state.co.us

SUMMIT COUNTY – Starting a small business in Summit County can be a rewarding career move, but the path to success has its fa...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: June 10, 2016

Health Care Commission to Hold Public Meeting in Frisco June 17

Photo of the Summit County Community and Senior Center

The Colorado Commission on Affordable Health Care is coming to Summit County to gather perspectives of mountain residents

Contact:
Commissioner Dan Gibbs, Summit Board of County Commissioners970-333-4707, Dan.Gibbs@SummitCountyCO.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – The Colorado Commission on Affordable Health Care is coming to Summit County on Friday, June 17, to gather input and feed...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: May 27, 2016

County Commissioners Appoint FitzSimons to Sheriff Post

Photo of the Summit County Clerk swearing in the new sheriff.

The Board of County Commissioners selected Commander Jaime FitzSimons to succeed John Minor as Summit County Sheriff

Contact:
Thomas Davidson, Chair, Board of County Commissioners970-333-9817, Thomas.Davidson@SummitCountyCO.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – The Summit County Board of Commissioners has appointed Summit County Sheriff’s Office Commander Jaime FitzSimons to serve ...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: May 26, 2016

Sheriff's Office Urges Caution During Spring Runoff

Photo of whitewater in Tenmile Creek below a bridge.

High water levels can pose safety hazards for boaters, drivers, children and pets

Contact:
Taneil Ilano, Public Information OfficerSummit County Sheriff's Office
970-423-8903, TaneilI@summitcountyco.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – With the unofficial start of summer coming up this weekend, the Summit County Sheriff’s Office reminds resident...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: May 20, 2016

County and School District Receive $350,000 for Bicycle/Pedestrian Improvements in Summit Cove

Illustration of the school zone, with separated bicycle-pedestrian lanes.

Safe Routes to School funding to support improvements around Summit Cove Elementary; summer 2016 roadwork now ramping up

Contacts:
Tom Gosiorowski, Road & Bridge Director: 970-668-4231, tom.gosiorowski@summitcountyco.govThad Noll, Assistant County Manager: 970-453-3438, thad.noll@summitcountyco.gov
Kate Berg, Senior Planner: 970-668-4204, kate.berg@summitcountyco.go...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: May 20, 2016

Summit County Named Silver-Level Bicycle Friendly Community

Photo of the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Tenmile Recpath Extension in July 2014

County ascends from bronze-level designation by the League of American Bicyclists

Contact:
Katie Kent, Open Space & Trails Department970-668-4092, Katie.Kent@SummitCountyCO.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – The League of American Bicyclists recognized Summit County this week with a silver-level Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) award, joini...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: May 18, 2016

Tenmile Canyon Recpath Plowed and Open for 2016 Season

Photo of a paved pathway in a forested area.

Avalanche danger has subsided on the Summit County Recpath between Frisco and Copper

Contact:
Jesse Billingham, Summit County Open Space & Trails970-668-4065, jesse.billingham@summitcountyco.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – The Tenmile Canyon portion of the Summit County Recreational Pathway System is plowed and open for the 2016 season.

...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: May 17, 2016

Summit County Art Forum Unveils ‘(e)Motion’

Photo of several pieces of art hanging on a wall.

A new exhibit in the Summit County Commons showcases 14 local artists, with an opening May 22

Contact:
Leslie Walker, Art Forum Program Assistant970-389-2760, leslie.walker@summitcountyco.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – The Summit County Art Forum is unveiling a new exhibit at the Summit County Commons that showcases the work of 14 local artists. (e)Mot...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: May 16, 2016

Intermountain Nurse-Family Partnership Celebrates 15 Years of Service

Nurse home-visitation program supports new mothers, improves outcomes for local children

Contact:
Lynne Easterly, RN, BSNSupervisor, Intermountain Nurse-Family Partnership
970-668-9711, Lynne.Easterly@SummitCountyCO.gov

FRISCO - Intermountain Nurse-Family Partnership marked its 15th anniversary today, celebrating a major milestone for ...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: May 12, 2016

Summit County Adds Old Clothing to List of Accepted Items at Annual Recycling Event

Photo of two men carrying a large TV.

Free drop-off event for electronics, household hazardous waste, textiles and pharmaceuticals takes place Saturday, May 21

Contacts:
Thad Noll, Assistant County Manager970-453-3438, thad.noll@summitcountyco.gov
Aaron Byrne, Director, Summit County Resource Allocation Park (SCRAP)970-468-9263, aaron.byrne@summitcountyco.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – Summit County will hold its ...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: May 11, 2016

County Clerk Installs 24-Hour Ballot Boxes in Time for June Primaries

Photo of a white ballot box at the upper entrance to the County Commons building.

Deadline to change party affiliation for primary elections is May 27

Contact:
Kathy Neel, Summit County Clerk and Recorder970-453-3471, Kathy.Neel@summitcountyco.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – To make voting more convenient for Summit County residents, the Summit County Clerk and Recorder’s Office has installed three 24-hour dr...Read on...

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Posted on: May 9, 2016

Summit Stage Launches SmartBus System

Screen shot of the Summit Stage app. Routes appear as colored lines on a map of Summit County.

New app allows riders to track buses in real time and easily navigate local public transit

Contact:
Jim Andrew, Transit Director970-668-4161, jim.andrew@summitcountyco.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – Public transit in Summit County is now easier than ever to use, thanks to a new SmartBus system that lets riders track the exact locations of their buse...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: May 4, 2016

What Summit County Residents Should Know About Zika

Map of the world, showing countries with active Zika transmission via mosquito, including Mexico, all Caribbean nations, all of Central America, and all of South America except for Argentina, Chile an

It's important to understand the risks, especially as they relate to travel and pregnancy

By Sara Lopez, RN, BSN
Summit County Public Health Nurse Manager

When we hear about disease outbreaks arising in places like Brazil, Sierra Leone or Saudi Arabia, those of us in Summit County might be tempted to take some comfort in the fact that thou...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: April 21, 2016

Summit County Selects Sarah Vaine as Assistant County Manager

Summit Community Care Clinic’s chief operating officer will join Summit County staff in July

Contact:
Scott Vargo, Assistant County Manager970-485-1880, Scott.Vargo@SummitCountyCO.gov
Sarah Vaine, Chief Operating Officer, Community Care Clinic970-333-1782, svaine@summitclinic.org

SUMMIT COUNTY – Summit County has selected Sarah Vaine to ...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: April 7, 2016

Lake Hill Neighborhood Community Open House April 21

Map of the vicinity of Lake Hill. The parcel is located immediately northeast of Frisco. Dillon Reservoir lies the south, and I-70 forms the northern border.

Summit County invites locals to attend the first community open house for the Lake Hill Neighborhood Master Plan

Contacts:
Kate Berg, Senior Planner970-668-4204, Kate.Berg@SummitCountyCO.gov
Don Reimer, Planning Director970-668-4207, Don.Reimer@SummitCountyCO.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – Summit County government is seeking input from the community to help plan a ...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: March 1, 2016

U.S. Forest Service Delivers Patent for Lake Hill

Summit County names Corum Real Estate to lead master planning process for future workforce housing site near Frisco

Contacts:Gary Martinez, County Manager970-453-3401, gary.martinez@summitcountyco.gov
Don Reimer, Summit County Senior Planner970-668-4203, don.reimer@summitcountyco.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – The U.S. Forest Service and Summit County held a patent-tran...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: February 20, 2016

Scott Vargo to Succeed Gary Martinez as County Manager

Assistant County Manager Scott Vargo will assume the County’s top staff position in July 2016

Contact:
Thomas Davidson, Chair, Board of County Commissioners970-333-9817, Thomas.Davidson@SummitCountyCO.gov
Scott Vargo, Assistant County Manager970-485-1880, Scott.Vargo@SummitCountyCO.gov
Gary Martinez, County Manager970-453-3401, Gary.Marti...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: February 17, 2016

Summit County Opens New Teen Center

New facility provides safe after-school location for local teenagers

Contact:
Robin Albert, Director, Youth & Family Services970-668-9180, Robin.Albert@SummitCountyCO.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – The Summit County Board of Commissioners cut the ribbon on the new Summit County Teen Center Wednesday, opening the community’s...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: February 10, 2016

Art Forum and Summit County Arts Council Present Work by Snowy Peaks High School

Opening reception at the Community & Senior Center Friday, Feb. 12

Contact:
Rita Neubauer, Summit County Art Forum970-389-1045, ritabneubauer@yahoo.com

SUMMIT COUNTY – The Art Forum and the Summit County Arts Council will unveil a month-long exhibit Friday, featuring artwork by Snowy Peaks High School students. The...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: January 28, 2016

County Manager Gary Martinez Announces Retirement

Photo of Gary Martinez standing in front of the County Manager's Office.

Summit County’s top executive will leave his position in June

Contact:
Thomas Davidson, Chair, Board of County Commissioners970-333-9817, Thomas.Davidson@SummitCountyCO.gov
Gary Martinez, County Manager970-453-3401, Gary.Martinez@SummitCountyCO.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – Summit County Manager Gary Martinez announ...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: January 19, 2016

Summit County Art Forum Unveils ‘Earth and Sky’

Photo of a starry night sky above a mountain range.

A new exhibit in the Summit County Commons showcases 10 local artists, with an opening Jan. 24

Contact:
Rita Neubauer970-389-1045, ritabneubauer@yahoo.com

SUMMIT COUNTY – The Summit County Art Forum is unveiling a new exhibit at the Summit County Commons that celebrates the great outdoors and the great unknown through the work of 10 local art...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: January 18, 2016

Summit County Releases County Commons Master Plan

Map of the industrial portion of the County Commons campus.

Master plan provides roadmap for next 20 years of development for County facilities in Frisco area

Contact:
Scott Vargo, Assistant County Manager970-453-3404, Scott.Vargo@SummitCountyCO.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – Summit County has published the County Commons Facilities Master Plan, a roadmap for future development of the existing 130-acre campus just e...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: January 18, 2016

Breckenridge Recycling Center Moves to Coyne Valley Road Jan. 26

Photo of the recycling center, lined by a fence.

Drop-off center relocation to Coyne Valley Road opens up land for workforce housing

Contact:
Aaron Byrne, Director, Summit County Resource Allocation Park (SCRAP)970-468-9263, Aaron.Byrne@SummitCountyCO.gov
Don Reimer, Senior Planner970-668-4207, Don.Reimer@SummitCountyCO.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – Summit County will relocate its Brec...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: January 7, 2016

Mountain Mentors Celebrates National Mentoring Month

Photo of a woman standing with a girl in front of a Christmas tree.

Local mentoring program seeks new volunteers to help empower local youth

Contact:
Shawna LaneMountain Mentors Program Supervisor
970-668-9182Shawna.Lane@SummitCountyCO.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY - This January marks the 15th annual National Mentoring Month and Mountain Mentors’ 29th year of providing quality mentoring to youth...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: December 30, 2015

Summit Stage to Boost Public Transit Capacity on New Year’s Eve

Photo of a Summit Stage bus stop sign

Summit Stage will run extra buses on New Year’s Eve to accommodate holiday crowds

Contact:
Jim Andrew, Summit Stage Director970-668-4161, jim.andrew@summitcountyco.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – Summit Stage is encouraging residents and visitors to stay safe this New Year’s Eve by taking the bus to and from holiday festivities. Summit Count...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: December 28, 2015

Summit County Library Main Branch Closed Because of Water Leak

Photo of large air blowers spread throughout the library.

A burst sprinkler soaked the library’s carpet Sunday; reopening is scheduled for Monday, Jan. 4

Contact:
Joyce Dierauer, Summit County Library Director970-668-4130, Joyce.Dierauer@SummitCountyCO.gov

Update (11:30 a.m., Dec. 31): The reopening of the Summit County Main Branch Library is now scheduled for 9 a.m., Monday, Jan. 4 (not Jan. 2, as p...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: December 23, 2015

Summit County Tallies 90 Acres of New Open Space in 2015

New open space purchases protect wetlands and redirect development into urban areas

Contact:
Katherine King, Open Space & Trails970-668-4061, Katherine.King@SummitCountyCO.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY - The Summit County Open Space and Trails Program protected about 90 acres of open space at a cost of $412,000 in 2015. This year's 20 lan...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: December 23, 2015

Summit County Receives Financial Excellence Award

Photo of Summit County Finance Department staff

The Government Finance Officers Association has awarded Summit County a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the 27th consecutive year

Contacts:
Gary Martinez, County Manager970-453-3401, gary.martinez@summitcountyco.gov
Marty Ferris, Finance Director970-453-3434. martina.ferris@summitcountyco.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – For the 27th year in a row, Summit County has received high marks ...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: December 8, 2015

Summit County Incorporates Gender Identity Into Personnel Policies

Board of County Commissioners approves policies and practices that protect transgender employees from discrimination and establish transgender-inclusive health coverage

Contacts:
Thomas Davidson, Summit County Commissioner970-333-9817, thomas.davidson@summitcountyco.gov
Molly Boyd, Summit County Human Resources Manager970-453-3459, molly.boyd@summitcountyco.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – The Summit Board of County Commissi...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: December 8, 2015

Board Approves Purchase of Lake Hill Property for $1.75 Million

Forest Service sale offers new opportunities for workforce housing development

Contacts:
Jim Curnutte, Community Development Director970-668-4203, jim.curnutte@summitcountyco.gov
Gary Martinez, County Manager970-453-3401, gary.martinez@summitcountyco.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – The Summit Board of County Commissioners gave the gre...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: December 8, 2015

Summit Board of County Commissioners Adopts 2016 Budget

Major projects scheduled for Summit Cove roads, workforce housing and Summit County 911 Center

Contacts:
Dan Gibbs, Chair, Board of County Commissioners970-333-4707, dan.gibbs@summitcountyco.gov
Gary Martinez, County Manager970-453-3401, gary.martinez@summitcountyco.gov
Marty Ferris, Finance Director970-453-3434. martina.ferris@summitcount...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: November 23, 2015

Summit Stage Public Transit Services Expanded for Winter 2015-2016

Photo of a Summit Stage sign at a bus stop.

Express routes provide shorter travel times to the slopes; Swan Mountain Flyer resumes between Breckenridge, Keystone and A-Basin; new service available to Blue River

Contact:
Jim Andrew, Director, Summit Stage970-668-4161, jim.andrew@summitcountyco.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – Summit Stage launched its winter public transit schedule on Sunday, providing service enhancements on several routes throughout Summit County. Win...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: November 16, 2015

BOCC Adopts New Regulations on Winter Road Uses

Four roads closed to motorized use to align with National Forest Travel Management Plan

Contact:
Katherine King, Open Space & Trails970-668-4061, Katherine.King@SummitCountyCO.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – The Summit Board of County Commissioners recently adopted new regulations to restrict the winter use of motorized vehicles, including s...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: November 10, 2015

Frisco Transit Center Open House Nov. 18

Photo of a bus pulling away from a transit shelter.

Summit County seeks public input on preliminary designs for future of Frisco Transit Center

Contacts:
Kate Berg, Senior Planner970-668-4204, Kate.Berg@SummitCountyCO.gov
Jim Andrew, Transit Director970-668-4161, Jim.Andrew@SummitCountyCO.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – Summit County government is seeking input from the public on preliminary design...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: November 10, 2015

Summit County Implements Employment Skills Program

Employment First logo

Employment First helps Food Assistance recipients gain work experience, references and job-seeking skills

Contact:
Michael Whitaker, Summit County Social Services970-668-9716, Michael.Whitaker@state.co.us

SUMMIT COUNTY – Summit County Social Services is implementing the Colorado Employment First program, which helps prepare Food Assistance recipients fo...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: November 6, 2015

Healthy Futures Initiative Seeks Local Views on Substance Use

Graphic of Healthy Futures logo.

The coalition is investigating attitudes and behaviors related to marijuana and other substances through a community survey this month

Contact:
970-668-9196, Laurie.Blackwell@SummitCountyCO.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – In the wake of legalization of recreational marijuana, Healthy Futures Initiative (HFI) is conducting a community survey to better understand local opinions and behaviors relat...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: November 3, 2015

Voters Approve Workforce Housing and Telecommunications Measures

Summit County measures 1A and 5A receive strong support at polls

Contact:
Gary Martinez, Summit County Manager970-453-3401, Gary.Martinez@SummitCountyCO.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – Summit County voters approved local ballot measures 1A and 5A, according to preliminary results from the Summit County Clerk and Recorder’s O...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: October 9, 2015

Frisco Transit Center Coffee Break Oct. 20

Summit County seeks public input on plans to redesign the Frisco Transit Center

Contact:
Kate Berg, Senior Planner970-668-4204, Kate.Berg@SummitCountyCO.gov
Jim Andrew, Transit Director970-668-4161, Jim.Andrew@SummitCountyCO.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – Summit County government is seeking input from local transit riders and other int...Read on...

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Posted on: October 8, 2015

Summit County Commons Campus Open House Oct. 22

Photo of several industrial garages and heavy duty vehicles.

Summit County seeks public input on the future of County Commons facilities

Contact:
Scott Vargo, Assistant County Manager970-453-3404, Scott.Vargo@SummitCountyCO.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – Summit County government is seeking the input of local residents in the development of a master plan for the County Commons campus, a major hu...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: September 23, 2015

Summit County Arts Exhibit Committee Unveils ‘Explosion of Colors’

Photo of a mosaic that depicts a humming bird.

A new exhibit in the Summit County Commons showcases nine local artists, with an opening on Sept. 27

Contact:
Rita Neubauer970-389-1045, ritabneubauer@yahoo.com

SUMMIT COUNTY – Just in time for fall, the Summit County Arts Exhibit Committee is unveiling a new exhibit at the Summit County Commons that celebrates color through the work of nine local ...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: September 22, 2015

Commissioners Proclaim October to be Conflict Resolution Month

Illustration. October is Conflict Resolution Month in Colorado

Summit County Commissioners encourage residents to utilize community resources to resolve conflicts in constructive ways

Contact:
Commissioner Karn Stiegelmeier970-471-2298, karn.stiegelmeier@summitcountyco.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – The Summit Board of County Commissioners proclaimed October to be Conflict Resolution Month in Summit County Tuesday. In doing so, the BOCC joi...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: September 14, 2015

Make a Difference Day to Take Place Sept. 26

Photo of volunteers loading brush into a tractor.

Summit County’s 17th annual day of community volunteering will assist local nonprofits and fortify food banks

Contact:
Laurie Blackwell, Summit County Youth & Family Services970-668-9196

SUMMIT COUNTY, CO — Organizers of Summit County’s Make a Difference Day are encouraging residents to mark their calendars for this year’s event. The annual countywide d...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: August 26, 2015

Summit County Changes Web Domain, Staff Email Addresses and Logo

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Updates are aimed to ease communication with constituents

Contacts:
Thad Noll, Assistant County Manager970-453-3438, thad.noll@summitcountyco.gov
Julie Sutor, Public Affairs Coordinator970-453-3498, julie.sutor@summitcountyco.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – Summit County government announced today that it is chang...Read on...

Summit County Government
Posted on: August 25, 2015

Vail Resorts Inc., Town of Breckenridge and Summit County Partner on Iron Springs Funding

Public-private partnership will provide additional $1 million in local matching funds for Highway 9 realignment between Frisco and Breckenridge

Contacts:
Thad Noll, Assistant County Manager, Summit County970-453-3438, thadn@co.summit.co.us
Kristin Kenney Williams, Vice President, Mountain Community Affairs, Vail Resorts970-754-2712, kwilliams@vailresorts.com
Kim Dykstra, Director of Commun...Read on...

Additional Info: December 2015 update (pdf) Summit County Government