Paonia Town Council en Paonia Town Council Looks at 2014 Budget <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Paonia Town Council held a contentious study session on next year’s approximately $2 million dollar budget last week, with declining revenues pushing a host of competitive agendas.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; line-height: 1.5;">Tax revenues have fallen all over the western slope, said Elyse Ackerman, regional manager of the Department of Local Affairs, or DOLA, who attended the session.</span></p> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 20:09:23 +0000 Marty Durlin 18440 at Paonia Town Council Looks at 2014 Budget KVNF Regional Newscast, Friday, November 8, 2013 <div><p><strong>Headlines</strong></p></div><ul><li>Colorado’s failed secessionists look to the Legislature</li><li>Pitkin County Commissioners ponder medical marijuana greenhouses</li><li>Paonia Council struggles with declining revenues</li><li>Area Sports Report by KVNF’s Eric Gould Fri, 08 Nov 2013 17:43:34 +0000 Marty Durlin 18334 at KVNF Local Newscast: Friday, September 27, 2013 <p></p><p><strong>Headlines</strong></p><ul><li>Oil and Gas Contamination Emerging on the Front Range</li><li>Front Range Communities to Vote on Fracking Bans</li><li>Charges Brought Against Farmers Linked to Deadly Cantaloupe&nbsp;Outbreak</li><li>Paonia Will Bring Civil Lawsuit Against Convicted Embezzler</li><li>Ridgway Begins Project to Rehabilitate Lake O</li><li>Investors Pour Over $1 Million Into Marijuana Industry</li><li><em>Western Slope Skies -&nbsp;</em>The Stars of Early Fall</li><li>KVNF Sports Report Fri, 27 Sep 2013 14:40:45 +0000 Travis Bubenik 16505 at Paonia Town Council Approves Moratorium on Commercial Marijuana <p>Though voters in Paonia last November approved Amendment 64<em> – </em>the measure legalizing recreational marijuana in Colorado - the Paonia Town Council last night approved a moratorium on all commercial marijuana activity within town limits, until the issue can be put to voters in November of next year. Towns and municipalities across the state have been grappling with whether to allow marijuana legalization, a right given to them by&nbsp;Amendment 64.</p><p></p> Wed, 11 Sep 2013 17:52:17 +0000 Travis Bubenik 15788 at Paonia Town Council Approves Moratorium on Commercial Marijuana KVNF Local Newscast: Wednesday, September 11, 2013 <div><p><strong>Headlines</strong></p></div><ul><li>Morse and Giron Defeated in Historic Colorado Recall Election</li><li>State Approves Final Rules for Commercial Marijuana Industry</li><li>Feds Say They Won't Prosecute Banks for Doing Business with Marijuana Industry</li><li>Paonia Town Council Approves Moratorium on Marijuana Activity</li><li>Ouray School First in Region to get High-Speed Fiber Optic Internet Connection</li><li>Cedaredge High School Student Dies from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Wed, 11 Sep 2013 14:33:22 +0000 Travis Bubenik 15775 at Commercial Marijuana Opponents Pack Hall at Paonia Town Council Meeting <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Tuesday night’s Paonia Town Council meeting drew a much larger crowd than usual, with a full house of residents gathered to voice their opinions on how the town should deal with Amendment 64, the Colorado measure that legalizes commercial marijuana activity.&nbsp;</span></p><p></p> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 15:49:02 +0000 Travis Bubenik 15222 at Commercial Marijuana Opponents Pack Hall at Paonia Town Council Meeting KVNF Local Newscast Friday, August 16, 2013 <ul dir="ltr"><li style="list-style-type: disc; font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); background-color: transparent; font-weight: bold; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; line-height: 1.15; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Calibri;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:bold;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">State Committee Looks at How to Handle Colorado Wildfires</span></li><li style="list-style-type: disc; Fri, 16 Aug 2013 14:28:19 +0000 Marty Durlin 14619 at Paonia Town Council Holds Off on Sidewalk Fines <p>The Paonia Town Council last night walked back their “fix the sidewalk or else” approach, after hearing from residents upset about a letter requiring sidewalk repair, based on a decades-old ordinance that has never been enforced. Residents who failed to comply would have been faced with a $1000 fine which could take the form of a lien on their home if they failed to pay.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 17:05:39 +0000 Marty Durlin 14534 at Paonia Town Council Holds Off on Sidewalk Fines Paonia Town Council Takes "No Action" on Amendment 64 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In a narrow 2010 vote, </span>Paonia<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> residents approved a measure to ban medical marijuana dispensaries. This year, the question is whether to allow commercial marijuana sales in town. But after a decision by the </span>Paonia<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Town Council yesterday &nbsp;evening&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">(Tuesday July 9)</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, that issue won't be on a ballot this year.&nbsp;</span></p> Wed, 10 Jul 2013 15:48:51 +0000 Travis Bubenik 12877 at Paonia Town Council Takes "No Action" on Amendment 64 KVNF Local Newscast, Wednesday, June 26, 2013 <p></p><p><strong>Headlines:</strong></p><ul><li>Sen. Udall challenges NSA over spy techniques, Patriot Act</li><li>West Fork Fire Complex now burning over 80,000 acres</li><li>Paonia Town Council discusses implementation of Amendment 64</li><li>North Fork Valley is certified as a Creative District of Colorado</li><li>Sounds of the High Country report from KDNK in Carbondale</li><li>6-year old transgender student was discriminated against in Colorado Springs</li></ul><p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 14:30:02 +0000 Eric Goold 12251 at