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PATS Provides 2015 Ridership Figures for the County

PATS Provides 2015 Ridership Figures for the County

The majority of riders use Prowers Area Transit Service for either medical appointments or to go to and from various shopping sites in the Lamar area. Darren Glover, Operations Director for PATS and Facility Coordinator for the Senior Center, provided an end-of-year numbers update for the Prowers County Commissioners recently. Glover’s figures show 24,642 riders […]

PATS Announces Bus Design Winners

PATS Announces Bus Design Winners

  Prowers Area Transit (PATS) will be receiving two new 12-passenger transit buses.  These were paid for through CDOT grants and will allow PATS to continue to provide dependable and safe rides for Prowers County residents who wish to connect with local resources and community activities. Prowers Area Transit is excited to announce that Jillian […]

PATS Prepares for New Year’s Riders

PATS Prepares for New Year’s Riders

Prowers Area Transit will provide rides for New Year’s Eve partiers from 7pm to 2am on December 31st this year.  Although the rides are free of charge, any donations will be welcome to defray expenses for the bus and drivers.  If you’re partying with a large group that evening, it’s advisable to make reservations at […]

Clark Hired as County Deputy Director of Health & Environment

Clark Hired as County Deputy Director of Health & Environment

    The Prowers County Commissioners approved the hiring of R.N. Tammi Clark as the Deputy Director for the County’s Health and Environment Department.  Clark will begin her duties on Monday, July 15.  She has been a Prowers County resident for almost 30 years and has been in the medical field for almost 20 years, […]

Prowers Commissioners OK Planning Commission Members, Carnival Contract, 911 Observance Location

  The Prowers County Commissioners covered a range of agenda items during their regular meeting, Thursday, January 17.  The commissioners gave a verbatim approval for the annual contract between the Fair Board and Crabtree Amusements, ensuring the carnival will be in town for the Sand and Sage Fair this year.  Cindy Bennett, Fair Board member, […]

County Commissioners Appoint New Operations Manager

County Commissioners Appoint New Operations Manager

Kirk Powers has been selected as the new Building Operations Manager for Prowers County, replacing Hans Frederichs in that position.  Powers has been employed with the county since 2010 as night supervisor, and will soon be starting his new duties.  Two areas involve maintenance for the second elevator located in the county courthouse which runs […]

County Commissioners Approve Variety of Funding Grants

County Commissioners Approve Variety of Funding Grants

Darren Glover, PATS Operations Director, provided the Prowers County Commissioners with ridership numbers and finances for the county transit service during their meeting, Thursday, November 15.  Glover also discussed the 2013 CDOT Transit grant which provides PATS with some of their administrative and operating funding each year, totaling $315,000.  The local share of the funding […]

Proposed County Fire Ban Ordinance Fizzles

  The Prowers County Commissioners decided, after conferring with county attorney John Lefferdink, to let the current county fire ban remain in place.  Since the dry spell of this past summer, local and state fire departments have been mindful of potential fire disasters such as Waldo Canyon along the Front Range.  Governor Hickenlooper enacted a […]