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Posted on: May 26, 2023

Update: County Road 982 Paving Project Now Beginning May 30

Asphalt with roller equipment

Contractors have discovered a lack of existing asphalt on the road and will use additional material to complete the project. A change order was signed by the Board of County Commissioners and funds were allocated to produce a quality product.

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Posted on: May 24, 2023

Piedra Road Paving Project Begins May 31

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The repaving of Piedra Road (CR 600) will begin with equipment mobilization on Wednesday May 31st and asphalt removal starting the following week. The project is expected to be complete by end of August. Expect delays and detours during this process.

County Administration
Posted on: May 17, 2023

New Transitional Public Health Director Hired

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Ashley has a master’s degree in Public Health from the University of California Berkley and comes to Archuleta County Government from Rise Above Violence where she most recently held the position of Outreach and Evaluation Coordinator. ...

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County Administration
Posted on: May 10, 2023

New Transit Facility for MET Approved

Mountain Express Transit Center Design - RESIZED

The new Transit Facility will house Mountain Express Transit (MET) operations and will serve as a bus stop for regular routes and extend Bustang service to the area. The project funding is sourced mainly from Federal grants with a local match of 14.3% of ...

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Posted on: May 8, 2023

Assessor Explains Property Valuation Increase

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Bottom line for the increase is the real estate market and the prices people have been willing to pay in the last two years. 

"The local real estate during the two-year time frame was at an unprecedented high with the average home selling for...

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Posted on: April 28, 2023

Assessor Office Open by Appointment Only

assessor office open by appointment only

In order to appropriately assist property owners with assessment protests and appeals the County Assessor Office will be open by appointment only Mon – Fri 8am – 4pm beginning Monday May 1, 2023. This change will be in effect through T...

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Posted on: April 26, 2023

Pagosa Junction Bridge Closing May 5th, 2023

Pagosa Junction Bridge

In November of 2022, CDOT gave the County 90 days to remedy structural and safety conditions of the bridge based off a routine report by Stantec completed in October 2022. The County Public Works and Transportation departments, as well as, County Administ...

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