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Tuesday, 22 January 2019 14:10

Suzanne Bothell Selected as Chair

suzanne appointmentNewly-elected Chair of CCI's Agriculture, Wildlife & Rural Affairs Steering Committee, Rio Grande Commissioner Suzanne Bothell, with her vice chair, Pitkin County Commissioner Steve Child.

Suzanne Bothell has been selected Chair of Colorado Counties Inc Agriculture, Wildlife, and Rural Affairs Steering Committee.  As Chair, she will work with fellow commissioners and CCI staff to:

  • recognize agriculture as an essential economic sector and support activities and measures that promote and ensure the profitability of the agriculture industry.  Strong support for right-to-farm ordinances and the acquisition of conservation easements and conservation leases to maintain agricultural uses is part of this committees' charge,
  • supports enhancement of the local government role, including but not limited to the creation of wildlife advisory committees in the management and utilization of Colorado‚Äôs wildlife resources,
  • recognize the uniqueness and necessity of rural counties and urges county and state officials to take a strong leadership role in revitalizing communities in their county.  Local control is essential and the committee will oppose any efforts to supersede, override, preempt or limit local authority.
Wednesday, 09 January 2019 09:23

2019 Holiday Schedule


 Day Date Holiday Comments
Tuesday January 1 New Year's Day  
Monday January 21 Martin Luther King, Jr.  
Monday February 10 President's Day  
Friday April 19 Good Friday 1/2 day
Monday May 27 Memorial Day  
Thursday July 4 Independence Day  
Monday September 2 Labor Day  
Monday November 11 Veterans Day  
Thursday November 28 Thanksgiving Day  
Friday November 29 Day after Thanksgiving  
Tuesday December 24 Christmas Eve  
Wednesday December 25 Christmas Day  
Tuesday, 08 January 2019 09:00

New County Elected Officials Sworn In

Officials Swearing in 2019Rio Grande County Elected Officials were sworn in Tuesday morning, January 8th, 2019 by Judge Amanda Hopkins. Left to Right is Commissioner John Noffsker, Clerk and Recorder Cindy Hill, Assessor JJ Mondragon, Treasurer and Public Trustee Cherilyn Rue, Sheriff Don McDonald, and Judge Amanda Hopkins.


Officials Swearing in 2018Coroner Stephen Hunzeker was sworn in on January 2, 2019 by Judge Amanda Hopkins


Thursday, 27 December 2018 18:26

2019 Budget Adopted

The 2019 Budget was has been approved by to the Rio Grande County Commissioners at a Special Meeting. To view the 2019 Budget click here.

A Resolution Appropriating Additional Sums of Money to defray expenses in excess of amounts budgeted for Rio Grande County, Colorado.

Friday, 01 April 2016 15:56

OHV Resolution

We have updated OHV Resolution, please download and read the updated information.


pdfOHV Resolution June 20161.63 MB

Monday, 17 September 2012 15:58

SLV E911 Telephone Authority


3110 1st Street  Alamosa, CO  Fax 719.589.1611



San Luis Valley E911 is transitioning to a new



We are requesting that all citizens go to the web site

Click on the DELTALERT link in the upper right hand corner and sign up for the new



The Deltalert web link will allow you to go into the system and update your information to include email, cell phone, as well as your home phone information.  This will allow the notification center to have a much better chance of notifying you in the event of an incident in your area.

The EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION SYSTEM can be used to notify citizens of any type of emergency in the San Luis Valley.  Please sign up and help us help you be informed.

Even if you have signed up for emergency notification in the past or on another site, it is important that you go to, click the Deltalert tab at the top right hand corner of the site and opt in to be notified.

If you have problems registering you can contact the 911 Administrator at 719-587-6712.   Please leave a message and you will be contacted.