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County Manager Reports

July 9, 2024

Date Posted

Fremont County has the following job opportunities posted:

Department of Human Services
  • Caseworker I, II,III – Ongoing ~ closes July 14th 
Department of Public Health
  • Prevention Programs Coordinator-Closes July 15th
Department of Transportation
  • Operator, I, II, III- Closes July 18th
Clerk and Recorder/Motor Vehicle
  • Lead Clerk-Closes July 22nd
CSU Extension Office
  • Office Manager closes July 17th

For more information about employment opportunities with Fremont County, please go to our county website at Fremontcountyco.gov or you can call our HR department at 719.276.7409.

 

Grandview Bridge Project

Post-holiday construction activities begin again in earnest. For the next two weeks, the contractor will be excavating, forming and placing reinforcement for the abutments and pier substructures. Hoping to pour concrete before July 19, depending on progress. There should be no conflicts with concrete mixer trucks and traffic during the upcoming concrete pours for the Abutments and Pier. Concrete deliveries should mainly enter the site East of the Creek, avoiding the intersection of Steinmeier/Grandview/Railroad on the West.

June 25, 2024

Date Posted

Fremont County has the following job opportunities posted:

 

Facilities

  • Maintenance Worker Temporary 6 months closes June 13th. 

Sheriff Office

  • Ongoing posting for Detention Deputy closes July 1st.

Department of Human Services 

  • Caseworker I, II,III – Intake ~ closes June 27th 

Department of Public Health

  • Prevention Programs Coordinator-Closes July 8th

Department of Transportation

  • Operator, I, II, III- Closes July 18th

For more Information about employment opportunities with Fremont County, please go to our county website at Fremontcountyco.gov or you can call our HR department at 719.276.7409.

 

Grandview Bridge Project

Pile driving for the bridge (west abutment, east abutment, and center pier) is complete. 

Forming, reinforcing, pouring, and curing of concrete is the focus of construction for the next three weeks. After concrete forms and reinforcing steel are installed, concrete trucks will be frequently in and out of the construction zone.

Concrete bridge elements to be constructed are: 

West Abutment Cap and Wingwalls, 

Center Pier Spread Footing, 

Center Pier Wall, 

East Abutment Cap and Wingwalls

 

 

RFP for Private Security

Just a reminder that the Fremont County (Colorado) Board of County Commissioners are still accepting sealed proposals to provide comprehensive security services for the Fremont County Administration building, Garden Park building, and the Department of Human Services building. The selected firm will be responsible for ensuring the safety and security of county employees, visitors, and property at all times. 

 

Copies of the Request for Proposals and related documents for the services solicited are available through the Fremont County Bid Request Portal in the “Other Resources” tab of the Fremont County, Colorado home page at https://fremontcountyco.gov.

 

Proposals must be received no later than 2:00 PM local time on July 2nd, 2024

All questions regarding this request for proposal should be directed to Tony Carochi, Fremont County Administrator, email: tony.carochi@fremontco.com or phone 719-276-7351. All interested firms are invited to submit a proposal in accordance with the terms and conditions stated in this Request for Proposals.

June11, 2024

Date Posted

Fremont County has the following job opportunities posted:

Facilities

  • Maintenance Worker Temporary 6 months closes June 13th. 

    Sheriff Office 

  • Ongoing posting for Detention Deputy closes July 1st.

    Department of Human Services 

  • Caseworker I, II,III – Intake ~ closes June 27th 
  • Resource Family Specialist – closes July 11th 
  • Child Welfare Case Aide – Life Skills  closes June 17th 

    Pathfinder Park

  • Events Center Coordinator – closes June 17th.

    Building Department– 

  • Building Inspector closes June 20th

    Weed Control 

  • Weed Management Specialist closes June 11th. 

     

For more Information about employment opportunities with Fremont County, please go to our county website at Fremontcountyco.gov or you can call our HR department at 719.276.7409.

 

Grandview Bridge Project

Demolition of the bridge is complete and ahead of schedule. Driving the pier and abutment piling is scheduled to begin this week and continue for at least 3 weeks. Hours for the Pile Driving are between 7am and 6pm M-F. Excavation of the abutment at each end of the new bridge location is also underway. Much buried waste concrete was encountered.  The waste concrete was probably used to stabilize the 4 mile creek channel after past high storm events. Currently overall work is on or ahead of schedule. 

 

RFP for Private Security

Just a reminder that the Fremont County (Colorado) Board of County Commissioners are still accepting sealed proposals to provide comprehensive security services for the Fremont County Administration building, Garden Park building, and the Department of Human Services building. The selected firm will be responsible for ensuring the safety and security of county employees, visitors, and property at all times. 

 

Copies of the Request for Proposals and related documents for the services solicited are available through the Fremont County Bid Request Portal in the “Other Resources” tab of the Fremont County, Colorado home page at https://fremontcountyco.gov.

 

Proposals must be received no later than 2:00 PM local time on June 13, 2024

All questions regarding this request for proposal should be directed to Tony Carochi, Fremont County Administrator, email: tony.carochi@fremontco.com or phone 719-276-7351. All interested firms are invited to submit a proposal in accordance with the terms and conditions stated in this Request for Proposals.

May 20, 2024

Date Posted

Fremont County has the following job opportunities posted:

Sheriff Office – 1 

  • Deputy Detention ~ Ongoing Posting thru July 1st.

Department of Human Services -2

  • Caseworker I, II,III – Intake ~ Closes on June 27th  
  • Resource Family Specialist I,II,III ~ Closes on July 11th

DOT – 1 

  • Operator I,II,III ~ Closes on June 3rd. 

For more Information about employment opportunities with Fremont County, please go to our county website at Fremontcountyco.gov or you can call our HR department at 719.276.7409.

 

Fremont County Cleanup/Recycling

A reminder that we will be hosting an Electronic Recycling Event with 3R Technologies next Saturday, May 25th from 9am-12pm, at the Department of Human Services Parking Lot on Justice Center Road. You can contact us at 719-276-7409 with any questions you may have. 

 

Grandview Bridge Project

The bridge has been closed to public traffic and the contractor will begin heavy equipment Mobilization this week. The Demolition Plan, Stormwater Management Plan, and Diversion Plan should be approved this week as well.

The Detour Setup and signing were completed and several adjustments were made based on County feedback and consultant review. Initial Construction Survey will be conducted this week. Initial Erosion Control has been installed. The Migratory Bird Survey was completed and no active nests were found. The contractor has taken over bird deterrent responsibilities.  

Visionary Broadband will be conducting permitted boring of fiber optic cable within County right-of-way on the south side of the bridge and coordinating with the contractor to avoid conflicts {anticipated to start this week).

 

FCDOT

The Fremont County DOT in conjunction with the City of Cañon City, will be conducting chip seal operations on North Orchard, from South Street to High Street.  The roadway will be closed today, Monday May 20, 2024; and will be reduced to one-lane traffic on Tuesday May 21, 2024 and Wednesday May 22, 2024.  Plan accordingly for your commute, and please slow down through the work zone while City and County crews work together to complete the project.

 

RFP for Private Security

Just a reminder that the Fremont County (Colorado) Board of County Commissioners is accepting sealed proposals to provide comprehensive security services for the Fremont County Administration building, Garden Park building, and the Department of Human Services building. The selected firm will be responsible for ensuring the safety and security of county employees, visitors, and property at all times. 

 

Copies of the Request for Proposals and related documents for the services solicited are available through the Fremont County Bid Request Portal in the “Other Resources” tab of theFremont County, Colorado home page athttps://fremontcountyco.gov.

All questions regarding this request for proposal should be directed to Tony Carochi, Fremont County Administrator, email: tony.carochi@fremontco.com or phone 719-276-7351. All interested firms are invited to submit a proposal in accordance with the terms and conditions stated in this Request for Proposals.

 

Proposals must be received no later than 2:00 PM local time on June 13, 2024

May 14, 2024

Date Posted

Fremont County has the following job opportunities posted:

Facilities -1
• Custodian ~ Open till May 14th
Sheriff Office – 2
• Deputy Detention ~ Open now till July 1st.
• Deputy Patrol ~ May 21st
Department of Human Services -3
• Caseworker I, II,III – Intake ~ Open now till June 27th
• Resource Family Specialist I,II,III ~ Open till July 11th
• Child Support Specialist I,II – Open till May 20th.
DOT – 1
• Operator I,II,III ~ Open till June 3rd.

For more Information about employment opportunities with Fremont County, please go to our county website at Fremontcountyco.gov or you can call our HR department at 719.276.7409.

Fremont County Cleanup/Recycling
A reminder that we will be hosting an Electronic Recycling Event with 3R Technologies on May 25th from 9am-12pm, at the Department of Human Services Parking Lot on Justice Center Road. You can contact us at 719-276-7409 for any questions you may have.

Grandview Bridge Project
Pre-construction preparations continue to take place and our County Engineer, J. Bunderson has been heavily involved. The contractor has submitted a baseline schedule that includes Mobilization, Detour Setup, Initial Construction Survey, Initial Erosion Control, and Migratory Bird Survey to be completed the week of May 13.
Detour Setup: The Method of Handling Traffic plan (MHT) is under review and revision and should be approved by May 14th or 15th. After the MHT is approved, warning signs and barricades will be installed, and the road and bridge will be closed (anticipated to be May 15th or 16th).
The contractor has also submitted a bridge demolition plan and has prepared other plans for approval such as the storm water management plan and creek diversion plan.

RFP for Private Security
The Fremont County (Colorado) Board of County Commissioners is accepting sealed proposals from an experienced contractor, with outstanding credentials to provide comprehensive security services for the Fremont County Administration building, Garden Park building, and the Department of Human Services building. The selected firm will be responsible for ensuring the safety and security of county employees, visitors, and property at all times.

Copies of the Request for Proposals and related documents for the services solicited are available through the Fremont County Bid Request Portal in the “Other Resources” tab of the Fremont County, Colorado home page at https://fremontcountyco.gov.
All questions regarding this request for proposal should be directed to Tony Carochi, Fremont County Administrator, email: tony.carochi@fremontco.com or phone 719-276-7351. All interested firms are invited to submit a proposal in accordance with the terms and conditions stated in this Request for Proposals.

Proposals must be received no later than 2:00 PM local time on June 13, 2024.

DHS
The Colorado Department of Human Services Community Partnerships and Performance Management teams recently recognized FCDHS as a 2023 Distinguished Performer ! In the calendar year 2023, Distinguished Performers are counties that met 75% or more of the monthly C-Stat goals on the county-facing C-Stat Dashboard.
C-Stat is a performance-based strategy that allows every program within the Colorado Department of Human Services to better focus on and improve performance outcomes. C-Stat awards are selected based on consistent, significant improvement in performance demonstrated by a Colorado county within CDHS.
The staff at DHS has worked incredibly hard this past year to meet the needs of the clients and it is quite an honor and a lot of hard work to meet these C-State goals. We are all very proud of the great work they do at DHS.

April 23, 2024

Date Posted

Fremont County has the following job opportunities posted:

 

Facilities -

  • Maintenance Worker Temporary 6 months~ Open till April 25th
  • Custodian ~ Open till April 25th

 

Sheriff Office –

  • Deputy Detention ~ Open now till April 25th.

 

Department of Human Services -

  • Caseworker I, II,III – Intake ~ Open now till June 27th
  • Caseworker I, II,III – Elementary School Age Ongoing ~ Open now till June 27th
  • Caseworker I, II,III – Adolescent Ongoing ~ Open till July 11th
  • Resource Family Specialist I,II,III ~ Open till July 11th
  • Economic Security Tech I,II,III – Adult Ongoing ~ Open till April 23rd

 

DOT –

  • Operator I,II,III ~ Open till June 3rd.

 

Clerk’s Office – 

  • Motor Vehicle Clerk II ~ Open till May 1st.

For more Information about employment opportunities with Fremont County, please go to our county website at Fremontcountyco.gov or you can call our HR department at 719.276.7409.

 

Fremont County Cleanup/Recycling

As of this morning we have provided 303 trash vouchers to residents of unincorporated Fremont County. We only have 30 remaining. Last year we gave out 189 so we are very happy our residents are coming in and requesting the trash vouchers. The Fremont County Cleanup Campaign will run through May 17th. Just a reminder that Vouchers are only issued to residents of Unincorporated Fremont County and there is a limit of 1 voucher per address. No Televisions, Microwaves or Electronic Appliances. Vouchers can be picked up at the Fremont County Administration Building, Room 105, which is also the Commissioners Offices, as the HR office and my office are temporarily being moved to the lower level of the building while we are having our carpet replaced; so again please go to Room 105 on the main level to request your trash voucher.

We will also be partnering with 3R Technologies to provide an Electronic Recycling Event on May 25th from 9am-12pm at the Department of Human Services Parking Lot. You can contact us 719-276-7409 for any questions or concerns you may have.

 

Fremont County Beverage Concessions

Fremont County is still accepting sealed proposals from an experienced contractor, with outstanding credentials, who will have the exclusive right to sell beverage services at meetings, private parties and banquets inside the Pathfinder Park Event Center and will work with event promoters and coordinators to meet the event’s beverage needs. All interested persons are invited to submit a proposal in accordance with the terms and conditions stated in the Request for Proposals.

All questions regarding this request for proposal should be directed to Jeramy McNeely, Pathfinder Park Event Center Director, email: jeramy.mcneely@fremontco.com or by calling 719-276-7399.

Please go to our Fremont County Website and at the top of the Front Page, click on Other Resources, then click on Bid Request Portal and you will find the RFP. This RFP closes on Thursday April 25th at 2pm.

 

 

Grandview Bridge Project

The Grandview Ave Bridge replacement project contract was awarded to Siete Inc, who are based in Rye, Colorado on April 18th 2024, by the BOCC. Pre-construction preparations are taking place in advance of the anticipated May 13th contract start date. Fremont County will be notifying residents and businesses near the bridge, as Grandview Avenue will be closed to traffic for the duration of the project, which is expected to take approximately 6 months. The County is also coordinating with the City of Canon City on Public Information messaging. The contractor will be installing portable electronic message boards with detour information prior to street closure