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Fill Station Wanted for Community

Show support for La Plata West Water Authority’s request for a Water Fill Station in proximity to the Fort Lewis Elementary School! We have requested LPC ARPA funding to purchase the equipment. Help the community and help keep LPWWA’s water flowing.

County seeks public input on ARPA funds disbursement

La Plata County will host a virtual public meeting to gather community input on the disbursement of funds received via the American Recovery Plan Act (ARPA). The meeting will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sept. 15. Attendees may access the meeting via this link:

The county will receive approximately $10.9 million in ARPA funds and the Board of County Commissioners is seeking comments and suggestions from the public as to the best use of the funds. A supporting document from the National Association of Counties defines the eligible uses for the funds and can be viewed at

Following the public meeting, county residents may weigh in via an electronic form – staff will compile the submissions and make a recommendation to the BoCC, who will ultimately decide later this fall how the funds will be distributed.

For more information, please contact Ted Holteen, Public & Governmental Affairs Manager, at (970) 382-6265 or