October 17, 2018: Gunnison County Receives 2018 ICMA Certificate of Excellence
The International City/County Management Association (ICMA) recently recognized Gunnison County for its data-driven management and reporting efforts with a Certificate of Excellence in Performance Management. County Manager Matthew Birnie represented Gunnison County at the 104th Annual ICMA Conference in Baltimore, MD at the end of September where Gunnison County and other recipients were formally recognized. Award recipients were also recognized in the October 2018 issue of Public Management magazine.
August 8, 2018: Green Mountain Fire Update
Location: 25 miles South East of Gunnison, CO. Start Date: August 7, 2018. For more information, visit http://gunnisoncounty.org/CivicAlerts.aspx?CID=1.
July 6, 2018: ICMA Recognizes Gunnison County for Performance Management Leadership
The International City/County Management Association (ICMA) is pleased to announce that Gunnison County, Colorado, has been recognized for its data-driven management and reporting efforts with a Certificate of Excellence in Performance Management.
June 14, 2018: Gunnison County Enacts Stage 2 Fire Restrictions
In accordance with Gunnison County Resolution #2018-18, signed by the County Commissioners on June 14, 2018, the Gunnison County Sheriff, in a cooperative effort with the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests, Gunnison Ranger District, and the United States National Park Service issues the following notice:
Due to persistent warm, dry and windy conditions, which have created very high fire danger in Gunnison County, it is the order of the Gunnison County Fire Warden / Gunnison County Sheriff and the Gunnison County Board of Commissioners that, effective Thursday, June 14, 2018 at noon, all unincorporated areas of Gunnison County are under Stage 2 Fire Restrictions.
May 23, 2018: Notice of Stage 1 Fire Restrictions in All Unincorporated Gunnison County
In accordance with Gunnison County Resolution #2018-17, signed by the County Commissioners on May 22, 2018, the Gunnison County Sheriff, in a cooperative effort with the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests, Gunnison Ranger District, and the United States National Park Service issues the following notice.
April 5, 2018: Moderate Fire Danger in Gunnison County
The warm, dry and windy weather has increased the fire danger in Gunnison County. There are currently NO fire restrictions in place; however, residents and visitors are advised to exercise extreme caution with campfires, charcoal grills and agricultural burning.
February 5, 2018: Local CNG Fleet Program Recognized with Colorado Communities Award
On 1/31/18, the State of Colorado and the Compact of Colorado Communities presented the Colorado Communities Award to the Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Fleet project, a collaborative effort between Gunnison County and the Gunnison Valley Rural Transportation Authority’s (RTA), during the Colorado Communities Symposium in Aurora, Colo. Gunnison County Sustainable Operations Director John Cattles and Gunnison County Commissioner John Messner were present to accept the award.
December 21, 2017: Suspect in Custody Following Threatening Statements Made at Gunnison High Schoo
Earlier today, a suspect was taken into custody following threatening statements made at Gunnison High School. Officers arrested Patrick Robinson without incident near his residence in Gunnison County. Officers also arrested Edward Quinn IV near the residence due to non-related bond condition violations.
October 24, 2017: Gunnison County Secures Property to Provide Riverside Boat Access
Partnership of Stakeholders Sought to Assist with Design, Management and Development
April 10, 2017: Gunnison County Adopts Revised Strategic Plan
Emphasis Placed on Infrastructure, Environment, Communities and Services
March 7, 2017: Gunnison County Opposes Transfer of Federal Public Lands to State Ownership
Resolution #2017-4 Adopted on 2/21/2017
February 7, 2017: Trillium CNG to Build Compressed Natural Gas Location for Gunnison County Fleets
Alternative fueling facility to serve motoring public and Gunnison County fleets.
October 6, 2016: Community and Economic Development Director Announcement
Cathie Pagano Selected to Lead Department
October 5, 2016: County Receives GFOA Award for 2016 Budget
For the sixth straight year, the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) announced that Gunnison County, Colorado’s Administration Department received the GFOA’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Award.
September 13, 2016: Community Development Director Finalists
Gunnison County Announces Community Development Director Finalist List
and Invites Public to Reception for Finalists
October 30, 2015: County Receives GFOA Award for 2015 Budget
Gunnison County Administration Department Earns Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA)
August 7, 2015: IT Director
Gunnison County Hires New Information Technology (IT) Director; John Felix Scheduled to Assume Position on September 14, 2015
May 15, 2015: Courthouse Celebration
Ribbon Cutting and Open House Celebration for Gunnison County Courthouse Friday, May 29, 2015 – 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
January 30, 2015: DHHS Director
GUNNISON COUNTY HIRES NEW HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT DIRECTOR; Joni Reynolds Scheduled to Assume Position on April 1, 2015
September 30, 2014: GFOA Award
GUNNISON COUNTY ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT EARNS DISTINGUISHED BUDGET PRESENTATION AWARD FROM THE GOVERNMENT FINANCE OFFICERS ASSOCIATION OF THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA (GFOA)
2014 Voice of the People Awards
September 26, 2014: Voice of the People Awards
GUNNISON COUNTY WINS VOICE OF THE PEOPLE AWARDS FOR
EXCELLENCE IN MOBILITY AND TRANSFORMATION IN BUILT ENVIRONMENT
July 24, 2014: Ethics Line
GUNNISON COUNTY IMPLEMENTS THE ETHICAL ADVOCATE ETHICS LINE
July 10, 2014: C-Stat Award
GUNNISON COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES RECEIVES C-STAT AWARD County Receives Performance Recognition Along with Ten Other Colorado Counties
June 4, 2014
County News Bulletin; Volume 1, Issue 2
May 27, 2014: Construction Kick-off
Construction Kick-Off Meetings - June 5th
GUNNISON COUNTY AND PARTNERS WILL CONTINUE GUNNISON SAGE-GROUSE CONSERVATION EFFORTS
County Maintains Bird Can Be Protected Without Being Listed as Endangered or Threatened
May 14, 2014: Gunnison Sage-grouse
GUNNISON COUNTY AND PARTNERS WILL CONTINUE GUNNISON SAGE-GROUSE CONSERVATION EFFORTS County Maintains Bird Can Be Protected Without Being Listed as Endangered or Threatened
March 20, 2014
Gunnison County to Demolish Remainder of Courthouse Building
March 20, 2014: Courthouse Collapse
GUNNISON COUNTY TO DEMOLISH REMAINDER OF COURTHOUSE BUILDING; Original 1881 Structure Deemed Not Structurally Sound After Partial Collapse
January 17, 2014
County News Bulletin; Volume 1, Issue 1
2013 Third Quarter
20131015 GFOA Press Release
2013 Second Quarter
2013 Second Quarter Gunnison County Newsletter
June 19, 2013: Mosquito Spraying
GUNNISON COUNTY DISCONTINUES AERIAL MOSQUITO CONTROL PROGRAM; Resources to be Redirected to Ground Control Efforts
June 19, 2013: Stage 1 Fire Restrictions
GUNNISON COUNTY IMPLEMENTS STAGE I FIRE RESTRICTIONS; Restrictions to Take Place at 12:01 am on June 24, 2013
June 7, 2013: County Strategic Plan
GUNNISON COUNTY ADOPTS REVISED STRATEGIC PLAN; Strategies Outlined Regarding Infrastructure, Environment, Community and Service
May 30, 2013: Airport Director
GUNNISON COUNTY HIRES NEW AIRPORT MANAGER Richard Lamport Scheduled to Assume Position on 8/1/2013
2012 Fourth Quarter
2012 Third Quarter
2012 Second Quarter
2012 First Quarter
County Administrator of the Year