The tax revenues help make up the difference between the cost of providing quality ambulance service in a rural community and the revenue the service brings in.
Category: Pitkin County
County looks at new regulations limiting private fireworks shows
Pitkin County considers tightening its regulations on private fireworks displays, and large private parties in general.
Airport progress requires shifting runway 80 feet to the west
A $132 million project could be needed if Aspen wants to accommodate the next generation of regional commercial jets.
Moratorium on party tents enacted by Pitkin County
No party tents for nine months in the “rural and remote” zone larger than 1,000 square feet without detailed review by the county.
Pitkin County Library files application for expansion project
The expansion primarily pushes out the east side of the building facing Galena Plaza. The additional 6,000 square feet of space will allow for a new entrance, a community meeting room and a children’s center that both open up to outdoor spaces on the plaza, and an outdoor second-floor deck over the children’s center.
Two miles of Rio Grande Trail to be paved this summer
The remaining 2 miles of trail will remain a compacted soft-surface.
Pitkin County residents happy, but see room for improvement
County survey says … an “excellent” place to live, but …
Pitkin County landfill explored as place to grow food
Can the county landfill be a large-scale site for local agriculture?
Safety, not events, concern Rio Grande Trail users
Trail users cited the hazards of other trail users as more of a concern than occasional special events on the trail.
STASH pot store gets license to grow retail cannabis
The grow facility is in a 2,400-square-foot barn next to a residence owned by the Garrett family.