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Notice: BLM Tres Rios Field Office lift Stage I Fire Restrictions

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News ReleaseSouthwest District Office, Colorado FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 30, 2023Contact: Deana Harms, 970-240-5335 BLM Tres Rios Field Office lift Stage I Fire Restrictions Dolores, Colo. – Current Stage I Fire Restrictions Order COS01-23-02 will be rescinded on public landsmanaged by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in the Tres Rios Field Office and Canyons […]

Notice: Fire Restrictions to be lifted on San Juan National Forest effective August 31st

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Forest Service News Release Media Contacts: Sabrina Kohrt 720-601-0756 Sabrina.kohrt@usda.gov Fire Restrictions to be lifted on San Juan National Forest effective August 31st Fire Officials ask public to continue to practice fire safety and awareness DURANGO, Colo., August 29th, 2023 – Fire restrictions on all National Forest System lands within the San Juan National Forest, […]

Resolution No.18-2023 SUSPENSION OF BAN ON OPEN FIRES AND USE OF FIREWORKS

Resolution RESOLUTION NO. 18-2023 SUSPENSION OF BAN ON OPEN FIRES AND USE OF FIREWORKS WHEREAS, Montezuma County Ordinance No. 2-2015 prohibits open fires and the useof fireworks in unincorporated areas of Montezuma County, except the Montezuma County Boardof County Commissioners, based upon competent evidence may by resolution suspend said banfrom time to time to the […]

Notice: Stage 1 Fire Restrictions, Ute Mountain Ute Indian Reservation

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Notice: Stage 1 Fire Restrictions Ute Mountain Ute Indian Reservation Effective: July 5, 2023 (Until rescinded or superseded) Stage 1- FIRE RESTRICTIONS: The following are prohibited until further notice. Building, maintaining, attending, or using a fire, campfire, coal, or wood-burning stove, any type of charcoal-fueled broiler or open fire of any type in undeveloped areas. […]

Mesa Verde National Park Fire Restriction Order

Mesa Verde National Park News Release PR 22-04   Release Date: June 15, 2022 at 12:01 a.m.  Contact: Keith Krause, keith_krause@nps.gov, 970-529-5049   Mesa Verde National Park Fire Restriction Order    Pursuant to regulations of the Department of Interior, Title 54 USC section 100101 (a) and 36 Code of Federal Regulations, subsections 1.5 Closure and […]

Montezuma County Penalties for Fire Violations

Public Information on possible Penalties for Fire Violations Montezuma County Burn Ban Ordinance 2-2015 Resolution 7-2020 Class 2 Petty Offense, up to $1,000.00 plus $10.00 surcharge C.R.S. 42-4-1406 Expel Lighted Cigarette or Burning Material from a Vehicle Class 2 Misdemeanor, 3 months jail/$250 fine to 12 months jail/$1,000.00 fine C.R.S. 18-13-109 Setting Fire to Woods […]

Ordinance No. 2-2015 Amended Fire Ban

ORDINANCE NO. 2-2015AMENDED FIRE BAN PURSUANT TOC.R.S.§30-15-40l(l)(n.5) AND (n.7) WHEREAS, the Montezuma County Board of Commissioners previously adopted Ordinance Nos. 1-2008 and 2-2014 regarding a fire ban, and found based upon competent evidence that the danger of forest and grass fires is high throughout the unincorporated areas of Montezuma County; and WHEREAS, the Montezuma County […]

Ordinance No. 1-2015: OPERATION OF OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLES ON ROADS IN UNINCORPORATED AREAS OF MONTEZUMA COUNTY, COLORADO

ORDINANCE NO 1-2015OPERATION OF OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLES ON ROADS IN UNINCORPORATED AREAS OF MONTEZUMA COUNTY, COLORADO WHEREAS, C.R.S. §33-14.5-1 08(1)(f) authorizes the Board of Commissioners (Board) to permit the operation of off-highway vehicles (OHV) on county roads that are not part of the state highway system; and WHEREAS, C.R.S. §33-14.5-11 0 authorizes the Board to regulate […]

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