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May 29, 2018 Workshop Notice for Board of County Commissioners

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Clerk & Recorder Office NOTICES:

Friday, May 25 th- Clerk's Office Closed.

On Friday, May 25 th the Logic & Accuracy Testing will be performed on the voting equipment. This time will also be used for Judges Training. 9:00 am to approximately 4:00 pm. The public is invited to attend all or any part of the day. This will take place in the basement meeting room.

Mail ballots will go in the mail on the week of June 4-8. If you are unaffiliated and receive 2 ballots, you must only vote and return one.

UOCAVA ballots went in the mail on Friday, May 11 th , for the 2018 Primary Election.

The Vote Service Polling Center (VSPC) will be located in the County Clerk's Office and will be open for election business:

July 11 and July 25, M-F, 8am-4pm

Saturday, June 23, 8-noon

Election Day, 7am-7pm.

If you did not receive a ballot, need a replacement ballot, want to register to vote, declare a party or turn in your ballot, this is the place and time.

Both County Drop Boxes will be open to receive ballots as soon as ballots go in the mail. They are located at the City Hall in Kit Carson and the courthouse driveway in Cheyenne Wells.

Ballots must be received by the County Clerk by 7 PM on Election Day, Tuesday, June 26 th , to be counted.

Postmarks do not count. If you mail your ballot, be sure you have applied enough postage.

Official results will be posted on July 6 th .

ALL Motor Vehicle and Driver's License Offices in the State will be closed to all business on August 1-3.

This is the time when we will be switching from the old system to the new system. When we open up on August 6 th we will be working in the new system. Please be patient as it will all be new to us and there are always bugs to be worked out.

In preparation for the big switch, half of the local staff will be attending training on the new system for one week in July and the other half will attend on another week.

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County offices will be closed on Monday, May 28th for Memorial Day.

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CHEYENNE COUNTY FIRE BAN

On March 19, 2018 the Board of County Commissioners of Cheyenne County, Colorado adopted resolution #2018-05 concerning open burning in Cheyenne County. The Board recognizes and acknowledges the current fire danger in the county resulting from a lack of moisture with the existing dry conditions. The Board believes that a temporary ban on open fires within the unincorporated areas of the County is necessary to protect property, livestock, wildlife and the citizens of the county.

This ban on “open burning” means any outdoor fire, including but not limited to campfires, warming fires, charcoal grill fires, fused explosives, fireworks and any other activity that poses a significant risk of starting a fire.

This ban does not includes fires in liquid-fueled or gas-fueled stoves; fireplaces contained in buildings; charcoal grills at private residences; constructed, permanent fire pits or fire grates within developed camp and picnic grounds or recreation sites; commercial, professional and municipal fireworks displays where specific written approval has been granted by the Board of County Commissioners; connection with prescribed or controlled burns for agricultural or irrigation purposes along ditches located within and completely surrounded by irrigated farmlands where such burning is necessary for crop survival and specific written approval has been granted by the Board of County Commissioners.

The ban shall continue in effect until revoked by another public notice published in the local newspaper of general circulation with the County, after weather conditions improve significantly, and the fire danger significantly subsides.

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