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COUNTY DEPARTMENTS

Montezuma County Administration

Travis Anderson, County Administrator
Address: 109 W Main St, Room 260 Cortez, CO 81321
Email: tanderson@co.montezuma.co.us
Phone: (970) 565-8317
Fax: (970) 565-3420
Website: County Administrator

Addressing

*Also see Mapping/GIS

Email: addressing@co.montezuma.co.us
Phone: (970) 564-4158
Website: Addressing 

Assessor's Office - Survey Plats, Property Cards

Leslie Bugg, Assessor
Address: 140 W Main St, Suite 3, Cortez CO 81321
Email: lbugg@co.montezuma.co.us
Phone: (970) 565-3428
Website: Assessor’s Office

Clerk's Office - Liquor Licenses, Deeds, & Records

Kim Percell, Clerk & Recorder
Address: 140 W Main St, Suite 1, Cortez CO 81321
Email: kpercell@co.montezuma.co.us
Phone: (970) 565-3728

Jerri Frizzell, Deputy Clerk
Email: jfrizzell@co.montezuma.co.us
Phone: (970) 564-2735

Website: Clerk & Recorder

CSU Extension Office

Emily Lockard, CSU Director
4-H Program Coordinator: Tierney Wilson
Address: 103 N Chestnut St, Cortez CO
Email: elockhard@co.montezuma.co.us
Phone: (970) 565-3123
Website: CSU Extension

Floodplain Compliance / Natural Resources

James Dietrich, Natural Resources Planning and Public Lands Coordinator:
Address: 109 W Main St, Rm 280, Cortez CO 81321
Email: jdietrich@co.montezuma.co.us
Phone: (970) 565-7402
Website: Natural Resources and Public Lands 

Landfill

Mel Jarmon, Manager
Address: 26100 Road F, Cortez CO 81321
Email: mjarmon@co.montezuma.co.us
Phone: (970) 565-9858
Website: Landfill

Mapping/GIS & Addressing

Doug Roth Manager
Address: 109 W Main St, Rm 282, Cortez CO 81321
Email: droth@co.montezuma.co.us
Phone: (970) 564-4169
Website: GIS & Mapping

Nolan Notah, GIS Specialist
Address: 109 W Main St, Rm 282, Cortez CO 81321
Email: nnotah@co.montezuma.co.us
Phone: (970) 564-4158

 

Montezuma County Online Map Viewer

Montezuma County GIS & Online Mapping (arcgis.com)

Planning Department

Don Haley, Planning Director
Planning Assistant: Jane Duncan
Address: 109 W Main St, Room 270, Cortez CO 81321
Email: planning@co.montezuma.co.us
Phone: (970) 565-2801
Website: Planning & Zoning 

Road & Bridge

Rob Englehart, Road Superintendent
Utility Permits & Special Use: Virginia McKinney
Address: 1700 N Dolores Rd, Cortez CO 81321
Email: road@co.montezuma.co.us
Phone: (970) 565-8666
Website: Road & Bridge

Septic Permits - On-site Wastewater Systems

Melissa Mathews, Environmental Health Specialist
Address: 106 W North St, Cortez CO 81321
Email: mmathews@co.montezuma.co.us
Phone: (970) 564-4763
Cell: (970) 749-5171
Website: Environmental Health 

Sheriff's Office

Steve Nowlin, Sheriff
Address: 730 E Driscoll St, Cortez CO 81321
Website: www.montezumasheriff.org
Phone: (970) 565-8452
Website: Sheriff’s Office

County Surveyor

Rita Caffey, County Surveyor
Phone: (970) 565-3330

Treasurer's Office - Property Taxes

Treasurer: Ellen Black
Address: 140 W Main St, Suite 2, Cortez CO 81321
Email: eblack@co.montezuma.co.us
Phone: (970) 565-7550
Website: Treasurer / Public Trustee

Weed Control / Planning

Montezuma County Weed Program
Weed Manager: Russell Smith
Address: 103 N Chestnut St, Cortez CO 81321
Phone: (970) 565-0580
Email: weeds@co.montezuma.co.us
Website: Noxious Weed Program

LOCAL, REGIONAL, STATE, & FEDERAL AGENCIES

BLM / US Forest Service

Dolores Public Lands Office
Address: 29211 Highway 184 Dolores, CO 81323
Website: San Juan National Forest

BLM
Phone: (970) 882-1120
Website: (blm.gov)

USFS
Phone: (970) 882-7296
Website: (usda.gov)

Bureau of Reclamation

Robert Stump
Address: 60 S Cactus St, Cortez CO 81321
Email: rstump@usbr.gov
Phone: (970) 565-7232
Website: Dolores Water Conservancy District

CO 811 - Request a Locate

Click or Call 811 before you dig!

Damage Prevention Liaison (SW Region): David Waller
Phone: (970) 749-1437
Website: (colorado811.org)

CO State Land Board

Southwest District Office
Resource Specialist: Courtney Hurst
Address: 305 Murphy Dr., Suite A, Alamosa CO 81101
Email: courtney.hurst@state.co.us
Phone: (719) 589-2360
Website: Southwest District Office

CDOT Hwy Access Permits

Access Manager: Randee Reider
Email: randee.reider@state.co.us

Permits: Kenneth Gallegos
Email: kenneth.gallegos@state.co.us

Address: 3803 N Main Ave, Suite 100 Durango, CO 81301
Phone: (970) 385-3626
Website: Access Permits – Driveways & Curb Cuts — Colorado Department of Transportation (codot.gov)

Conservation Easements

Montezuma Land Conservancy
Executive Director: Travis Custer
Email: info@montezumaland.org
Address: 216 W Montezuma Ave, Cortez CO 81321
Phone: (970) 565-1664
Website: Montezuma Land Conservancy 

Controlled Open Burning Permits

Dispatch
Phone: (970) 565-8441

Fire Mitigation Plan & Prevention Advice

Wildfire Adapted Partnership
Phone: (970) 385-8909

Montezuma County Coordinator: Celeste Moore
Email: cmoore@wildfireadapted.org
Phone: (970) 422-0051

Website: Wildfire Adapted Partnership

Fire Protection Districts

Cortez: Roy Wilkinson
Phone: (970) 565-3157
Website: Cortez Fire Protection District


Dolores: Kim Jones
Phone: (970) 882-4096
Website: Dolores Fire Protection District


Mancos: Tony Aspromonte
Phone: (970) 533-7400
Website: Mancos Fire Protection District


Lewis-Arriola: George Deavers
Phone: (970) 882-3116
Website: Lewis Arriola Fire Protection District


Pleasant View: Angela Rohwer
Phone: (970) 739-6060
Website: Pleasant View Fire Protection District

Municipalities Offices

City of Cortez
Community and Economic Development Director: Rachel Marchbanks
Email: rmarchbanks@cortezco.gov
Address: 123 Roger Smith Ave, Cortez CO 81321
Phone: (970) 564-4046
Website: cortezco.gov


Town of Dolores
Town Manager: Leigh Reeves
Address: 420 Central Ave, Dolores CO 81323
Phone: (970) 882-7720
Website: Town of Dolores


Town of Mancos
Town Administrator: Heather Alvarez
Address: 117 N Main St, Mancos CO 81328
Phone: (970) 533-7725
Website: Town of Mancos

Region 9 - Economic Development Dist. of SW CO

Laura Lewis Marchino CEcD, Executive Director
Email: laura@region9edd.org

Heather Otter, Project Manager
Email: heather@region9edd.org

Phone: (970) 769-7189
Phone: (970) 247-9621
Website: (region9edd.org)
Address: 20 W Main St., Cortez CO 81321

(Inside The Cortez Area Chamber Business Resource Center every Thursday, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM)

School Districts

Montezuma-Cortez School District: RE-1
Tom Burris, Superintendent
Address: 400 N Elm St, Cortez CO 81321
Phone: (970) 565-7522
Website: Montezuma-Cortez School District RE-1 


Dolores School District: RE-4A
Alese Reed, Superintendent
Address: 100 N. 6th St, Dolores CO 81323
Phone: (970) 882-7255
Website: Dolores School District


Mancos School District: RE-6
Todd Cordrey, Superintendent
Address: 395 Grand Ave, Mancos CO 81328
Phone: (970) 533-7746
Website: Mancos School District

Soil Conservation Districts

USDA – NRCS

Cortez Field Office in RT 6
Joel Lee – Resource Team Lead District Conservationist
Address: 628 W 5th St., Cortez CO 81321
Email: Joel.Lee@co.usda.gov
Phone: (970) 529-8362

High Desert Conservation District
Address: 628 W 5th St., Cortez CO 81321
Email: info@highdesertconservation.org
Phone: (970) 529-8368

Mancos Conservation District
Address: PO Box 694, Mancos CO 81328
Email: mancoscd1@gmail.com
Phone: (970) 533-7317
Website: Montezuma County CDs 

Wildlife

Colorado Parks & Wildlife – Area 15
Phone: (970) 247-0855

Adrian Archuleta – Area Wildlife Managert
Email: Joel.Lee@co.usda.gov
Phone: (970) 799-0844
Website: Colorado Parks and Wildlife (state.co.us)

INFRASTRUCTURE, UTILITIES, & COMPLIANCE

Certified Building Inspectors for Hire

Mike Nelson
Phone: (970) 560-0920

*Contract with residential building inspectors for building code compliance

Cortez Sanitation District

Address: 2902 S Broadway Cortez, CO 81321
Phone: (970) 565-3962
Website: https://cortezsanitation.colorado.gov

Empire Electric

Ken Tarr, Operations Manager
Phone: (970) 564-4453

Dalton Randolph, System Engineer
Phone: (970) 564-4418

Address: 801 N Broadway, Cortez, CO 81321
Email: enaineerina@.eea.coop
Website: https://www.eea.coop/

Engineers - Colorado Registered

(not an exclusive list)

SEPTIC Engineers:

Cap Allen, PE
Phone: (970) 799-0623
Email: capallen@frontier.net

Gray Water Engineering, Ryan Gray
Phone: (970) 749-5699
Email: ryan@graywatercolorado.com

Wickstrom Engineering
Phone: (970) 749-5334
Email: cawickstrom@gmail.com

OTHER Engineers:

Stoner Engineering & Surveying
Phone: (970) 565-7483
Email: stonerengineering@outlook.com

Trautner Geotech, Johnathan Butler
Phone: (970) 259-5095
Email: jbutler@trautnergeotech.com

Souder, Miller & Associates (Cortez)
Phone: (970) 565-4465
Email: cortez@soudermiller.com

Goff Engineering & Surveying
Phone: (970) 247-1705
Email: info@goffengineering.com

Jones & DeMille Engineering
Phone: (435) 587-9100
Email: enginfo@jonesanddemille.com

SEH Russell Planning & Engineering
Phone: (970) 385-4546

SGM Engineering
Phone: (970) 385-2340

Gas (Natural)

Service is determined by where you live in the county

Atmos Energy 
Contact: Charles
Phone: (970) 576-4169
Website: atmosenergy.com

Fraley Propane
Phone: (970) 565-8538
Website: Home page – Fraley Propane

Geologic Investigation

Any licensed geologist may perform this service.

Irrigation Water

Service provider is determined by where you live in the county

Dolores Water Conservancy District
Ken Curtis, General Manager
Website: Dolores Water Conservancy District
Phone: (970) 565-7562
Address: 60 S Cactus, Cortez CO 81321

Mancos Water Conservancy District
Gary Kennedy – Superintendent
Email: gary.mwcd@gmail.com
Website: Mancos Water Conservancy District
Phone: (970) 533-7325
Address: 42599 Road N, Mancos CO 81328

Montezuma Valley Irrigation
Brandon Johnson, Manager

Cody Hurst – Field Supervisor
Phone: (970) 739-5075

Website: Montezuma Valley Irrigation Company
Phone: (970) 565-3332
Address: 24055 Road L.4, Cortez CO 81321

Summit Reservoir & Irrigation
Laura Spencer-Wagner
Phone: (970) 570-5580
Website: Summit Reservoir & Irrigation Company
Phone:(970) 882-8898
Address: PO Box 127, Dolores CO 81323

State Electrical / Plumbing Permits

State Electrical and Pluming Inspections: Contractors are responsible for securing permits and inspections.

State Manufactured Home Inspections

CO DOLA

Colorado Division of Housing (DOH)

Phone: (303) 864-7852
Website: Home | Division of Housing (colorado.gov)

Surveyors

Any Colorado Licensed Surveyor is acceptable. The following surveyors have asked to be on our contact list.

Goff Engineering & Surveying Inc
Brian Boniface
Email: bboniface@goffengineering.com
Phone: (970) 247-1705
Website: Goff Engineering – Goff Engineering and Surveying, Inc

Huddleston Land Surveying
Gerald Huddleston & Rita Caffey
Email: ratears@fone.net
Phone: (970) 565-3330

Montelores Surveying & Mapping
Gene Reininger
Email: genereininger@gmail.com
Phone: (970) 739-5115
Website: (monteloressurveying.com)

Survey Standard LLC
Brian McLaughlin
Email: brian@4corners-survey.com
Phone: (970) 739-3372

Telephone / Internet

Service provider is determined by where you live in the county

CenturyLink (Lumen)
Phone: (866) 963-6665
Website: Lumen.com

Mike Gardner
Email: Mike.Gardner@Lumen.com
Phone: (970) 385-0015

Farmers Telephone Company
Phone: (970) 562-4211
Address: PO Box 369, Pleasant View CO 81331
Website: FTI WIFI | Internet Powered by Farmers Telephone Company Inc.

Zumacom
Phone: (970) 403-5448
Website: zumacom.com

Title Companies

Colorado Title Services
Address: 31 E. Main St, Cortez CO 81321
Phone: (970) 564-9770
Email: lnfoCTZ@coloradotitleservices.com
Website: Colorado Title Services

Mon-Do Title Company
Address: 236 W. North St, Cortez CO 81321
Phone: (970) 565-8491
Email: shawn@mondotitleco.com
Website: Title Insurance Agency in Cortez, CO | Protect The Ownership of Your Home (mondotitleco.com)

Water (potable)

Service provider is determined by where you live in the county

Mancos Rural Water
David Johnston – Manager
Address: 1000 W Grand Ave, Mancos CO 81328
Phone: (970) 533-7435
Email: mancosruralwater@gmail.com
Website: Mancos Rural Water

Montezuma Water Company
Steve Bowman – Manager
Address: 28024 Road T, Dolores CO 81323
Phone: (970) 882-2226
Cell: (970) 759-1639
Email: steve@montezumawater.org
Website: Montezuma Water Company

Montezuma Water District #1
Chuck Martin – Manager
Phone: (970) 565-3343
Cell: (970) 749-3703
Email: mwcd1@awestoffice.net
Website: Montezuma Water Company

Wells, Ponds, Streams (live water)

Colorado Division of Water Resources – Division 7
Phone: (970) 565-0694
Cell: (970) 769-1927
Email: marty.robbins@state.co.us
Website: Division of Water Resources (colorado.gov)