There will be an important water meeting taking place on Thursday, Aug. 6 at 7 p.m. at the Orchard City Town Hall.
A non-profit organization called the Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC) will host a session to discuss an idea of Orchard City's outside private water pipeline companies becoming direct outside customers of the town's water utility.
Topics to be addressed include participation interest, possible grant funding, technical issues, time lines, costs and other issues.
The meeting is open to everyone and there is no obligation for attending and asking questions, according to people involved with the event.
The RCAC is not a part of the town government and its proposed project is not an initiative of the Town of Orchard City. The RCAC is working with the knowledge of Orchard City and endeavoring to cooperate with the town. The RCAC and its proposed project are affiliated with USDA Rural Development, according to RCAC official Jay Mashburn.
Thanks to the efforts of state Rep. Millie Hamner, House District 61, Colorado State University plans to re-open the Rogers Mesa research site.
The facility was taken out of operation in 2011, due to budget cuts throughout the CSU system.