Delta County Land Use Regulations

  • Firefighters got a new wildfire near Carbondale under control quickly
  • Paonia, Hotchkiss, Crawford ask residents to reduce water use
  • Jere Lowe will challenge Wendell Koontz for Delta County Commission
  • Montrose, Olathe sales tax up during June
  • Paonia, Grand Junction will vote on new ballot measures
  • Local residents Bob Kalenak, Allison Elliot, Thomas Markle, Danielle Carre share their concerns about Land Use Code changes proposed by Delta County ahead of public comment deadline

San Juan Citizens Alliance

This week’s program is about oil and gas regulation, and a new Colorado law giving  communities greater control over drilling inside their borders.  SB 181 will result in a new set of state-wide regulations for oil and gas. It also lets local governments develop regulations that are more stringent than the states, if they choose, and many are doing so. Here on the Western Slope, communities are taking different approaches to regulating the industry.

  • Paonia Police purchase a drone for marijuana black market enforcement
  • Capitol Coverage on bill last year that permits computer-read laws on floor
  • Delta County officials unveil first working draft of new land development regs
  • Mesa County voters will be asked to approve bond issue for new GJ high school

  • Delta County officials hold third in series of Community Forums about land use
  • Dialogue about new land use regulations hinges on courtesy, civility
  • Delta High School students represent League of United Latin American Citizens

Students from Delta High School came to Paonia Town Hall on Thursday night to talk about civility in public discourse. The teenagers are part of a club called the League of United Latin American Citizens, or LULAC. The students came to Thursday's Community Forum and shared their experiences about conducting positive dialogue among groups with diverse viewpoints. KVNF News spoke with three of the students to get their perspectives.