Job Opportunity: Police Chief

A Chief of Police, also known as Police Chief or sometimes shortened to just Chief, is the title typically given to the top official in the chain of command of a police department, particularly in North America.

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Seeking Applicants for Town Clerk

The Town of Nederland is seeking a Town Clerk to manage the Clerk’s Office as required by State statutes and Town ordinances.  The Nederland Town Clerk essential duties include Clerk to the Board of Trustees, records management, licensing/permitting, special events, and elections.  Requirements include undergraduate degree and Municipal Clerk certification within 3 years of hire.  A full job description can be found on the Town’s website at  This is a full-time position with benefits.  Deadline for applicants is 11/15/2017 by 5:00PM.  Please send letter of interest, resume, and references to

Firewise Toolkit for High Fire Danger Days

Read the attached pamphlets to learn about high fire danger days, being prepared, what to do during watches or warnings, and what to do upon returning from an evacuation. Excellent information to help keep you and your loved ones safe!

BZA Meeting scheduled for October 12 – CANCELLED

Please be aware the BZA meeting scheduled for October 12 has been cancelled. While quorum was able to be obtained to hold the meeting, there were not enough voting members able to attend to approve board business. This meeting will be rescheduled: date TBD.

Pile burning will begin near Ward and Gold Hill on Tuesday

BOULDER, Colo – (Oct. 9, 2017) With snow accumulations of 10-14 inches expected in the mountains west of Boulder, U.S. Forest Service firefighters will take advantage of conditions to begin slash pile burning near Ward and Gold Hill, including the following areas:

  • Gold Lake Road: 1 mile north of Ward on County Roads 100 and 103
  • Gold Hill: 1 mile west of Gold Hill and 3 miles east of Colo. Highway 119 on County Road 52

Smoke may be visible from the communities of Gold Hill and Ward.

Wind helps disperse smoke created during pile burning operations and snow helps keep the piles contained. Seeing flames and smoke, even after dark, is part of normal operations. This is one way that we can help reduce the buildup of fuels on the landscape under the safest conditions.

Conditions are evaluated each day to determine if ignition will take place. Ignitions are generally expected to begin after 10 a.m. and will cease several hours before sunset. Smoke may be visible. Precipitation, wind, temperature, fuel moisture and staffing all play a part in when and whether ignition occurs. Firefighters monitor the area after burning is complete. Public and firefighter safety is always the number one priority in burning operations.

If you know anyone else who would like to receive updates on pile burning activities in the Boulder Ranger District area, have them email and ask to be added to our email updates. To unsubscribe, please reply with UNSUBSCRIBE in the subject line.

A complete list of areas where pile burning could occur on the Boulder Ranger District this season is located at: