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Rio Blanco County will receive a report of undelivered calls and can instruct the CodeRED system to begin another round of calls to busy numbers. It is best to have an alternate phone number in the calling database for these situations.
The impact fees cannot be used for maintenance and repair of existing capital facilities. For example, impact fees cannot be used to patch a road, but they can be used to build a new road or upgrade a road from County specifications to State specifications so it can withstand the heavy truck traffic.
There are additional capital items, such as schools, hospitals and items for each municipality which are not included in the RPI study or the impact fees, but which are very real needs. The impact fee cannot be expected to pay 100% of the cost of the impacts on County infrastructure. By law the County will have to pay for a portion of the impact through existing sources, such as property taxes, severance taxes and mineral leasing funds.
Please contact the Building Division at 970-878-9450 with any questions.
Impact Fees related to oil or gas wells should be paid to:Rio Blanco County TreasurerP.O. Box 651Meeker, CO 81641
Please contact Debbie Morlan at 970-878-9610 with any questions. The following identifying information must be provided along with payment: - COGCC API Number -OR- a copy of the spud notice - Drilling Date - Name of Fee Payer/Company - Well name and number
Impact Fees related to any other development activities, any planned unit development, special use permit, conditional use permit, temporary use permit, special use license, or subdivision plat will be calculated during the permitting process and should be paid to:Planning and Development DepartmentP.O. Box 599Meeker, CO, 81641
Please contact the Planning Department at 970-878-9584 with any questions.
The Public Trustee has many other fees, depending on the function performed. All fees and costs are set by Colorado State Statute.
From John W Suthers, Colorado Attorney General: You might receive offers of "help" from complete strangers in the mail, over the telephone, and at your door. Some of these people may attempt to steal the equity you have built up in your home. Don't sign any documents until you have had time to review them carefully. Contact a HUD-approved housing counselor or private attorney to help you review and understand the documents. Remember - Any kind of "Deed" (warranty deed or quit claim deed) means you are selling your home. Contact your lender, explain your financial situation, and work out a payment plan.
A foreclosure against your home officially begins when a document called a "Notice of Election and Demand" is recorded. You will receive formal notice of this document from your Public Trustee. The foreclosure sale of your property will take place between 110 and 125 calendar days (for non-agricultural property) after the Notice is recorded. The law gives you the right to bring your loan current to stop the foreclosure. To do this, you must file a Notice of Intent to Cure with your Public Trustee at least 15 days before the scheduled sale date.
Contact the Public Trustee's office for further information. Also, contact your Attorney for assistance.
Colorado Foreclosure Hotline
DR0172 Contractor Application for Exemption (PDF)
DR 0137 Claim for Refund (PDF)
Please check with the Rio Blanco County Road and Bridge Department for any closures or restriction in place at the time you plan to move. You may also be required to obtain permitting from the State of Colorado, which may be handled by your mover.
To insure mailings are delivered to any one other than the assessed owner, we can add "In Care of" and change the address to a current one. This does not transfer the title, it only insures notification is received.
Half Payment Option - 1st Payment Due February 28 - 2nd Payment Due April 30
Whole Payment Option - Payment Due June 15
When the amount due is $25 or less, the half payment option does not apply. Therefore, a single whole payment is due by April 30. Interest on late payment is collected at 1% per month.