On the first Monday of every month, an opposite the editorial (op-ed) is submitted to the Steamboat Today.You can read the op-ed here.
Commissioner Doug Monger - January 5, 2020 Op-Ed: Fiscal Responsibility
Nothing that your local government does is more important than working on and adopting the next year’s budget/policy document. It is the New Year’s work plan mixed in with five- to 20-year projections of population, revenues and service levels, which was formally adopted Dec. 10, 2019.
Commissioner Tim Corrigan - December 9, 2019 Op-Ed: The Importance of Our Public Safety Agencies
I have always appreciated this direct and straight-forward mandate to our work at Routt County. The Routt County Board of Commissioners can have no higher priority than the safety of our residents and visitors. Our scenic location in the mountains means that wildfire, flooding, blizzards and other disasters are real possibilities.
Commissioner Beth Melton - November 4, 2019 Op-Ed: Routt County Master Plan
One of the core roles of the Routt County government is managing land use in the unincorporated areas of the county — not in the cities or towns. Land use might not put you on the edge of your seat with excitement, but one of the things I’ve learned on the Routt County Board of Commissioners is that you probably care about it a lot more than you realize.