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Granada Trustees Cover Levees, Safe Sidewalks Project and Street Survey

  The Granada Town Trustees were informed that repairs to the town’s dike system for certification may be on hold for a while.  Trustee Jerene DeBono said she was informed by Thuy Patton, Flood Mapping Coordinator for the Colorado Water Conservancy Board, that some communities are having difficulty finding funding for the needed upgrades.  “They’re […]

Granada Hosts Prowers County Commissioner Meeting

The Prowers County Commissioners continued their policy of community outreach this past Thursday, April 18, holding their regular meeting at the Granada Complex.  The commissioners periodically hold their meetings in Granada, Wiley and Holly to stay acquainted with representatives in those communities and afford the residents an opportunity to meet with the commissioners.   Students from […]

State to Granada on Landfill-Correct It or Close It

Granada Trustee Jerene DeBono led an open meeting for local residents, Wednesday, April 10, informing them of the changes needed at the Granada landfill as mandated by the Colorado Department of Health and Environment, based on a site inspection several months ago.  DeBono said there were about 19 deficiencies requiring correction and some of those […]

Granada Trustees Approve Tree Trimming Project

The Granada Board of Trustees accepted a $30,000 bid for needed tree trimming in the community during their monthly meeting, October 10.  Tree branches are extending past a safety margin, coming into contact with power lines around the community.  The Trustees accepted the bid from All Seasons Tree Service out of Pueblo of which half […]

Granada Board Approves 1st Reading of Junked Vehicle Revision

Cover up your cars! After considerable discussion, the ordinance governing how derelict, inoperable or unregistered vehicles will be stored on private property was approved by the Granada Board of Trustees on first reading during their monthly meeting, Wednesday, June 13. The ordinance was revised by Granada Police Chief David Dougherty to now stipulate that a […]

Improved Levees, Cost or Investment?

Photos and Video by Russ Baldwin The levee system throughout Prowers County is coming under review by FEMA engineers, conducting a coast-to-coast mapping of potential flood plains and an assessment of the flood risk in Prowers County. This is part of a national study which began two years ago to reform the National Flood Insurance […]