Public Notices

Notices and announcements are posted here to facilitate the dissemination of information to the public and enable residents of Montezuma County to make informed decisions regarding local issues and proposals. New notices are published periodically as needed, in compliance with local regulations.

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Public Notice – Board-to-Board Meeting

Public Notice Notice is hereby given that the Montezuma County Board of County Commissioners will attend a Board-to-Board meeting with the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, City of Cortez, Town of Dolores, and Town of Mancos on Monday, January 23, 2023 at 7:30am.  The meeting will be held at the Columbine Bar & Grill (123 W. Grand Ave.) in Mancos, Colorado.  The meeting is for informational purposes only and no decisions will be made. For more information, please call the County Public Information Officer, Vicki Shaffer, during regular business hours at (970) 564-2736.

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Public Notice – SNAP benefits

Attention: Due to recent congressional action, the temporary increase to SNAP benefits, also known as emergency allotments, is ending. February will be the last month the temporarily increased SNAP benefits will be paid. Most SNAP households will receive lower monthly benefit amounts; this is not due to a change in your household. Please watch for important communications from your county human services office in the coming weeks. For more information, please visit https://cdhs.colorado.gov/snap  SNAP Benifits 📢 Attention households who receive SNAP 📢 After February, your SNAP benefits will decrease due to recent congressional action. The temporary increase to SNAP benefits

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Public Notice – MVI annual meeting

Public Notice Notice is hereby given that the Montezuma County Board of County Commissioners plan to attend the Montezuma Valley Irrigation Company annual meeting on Saturday, January 21, 2023.  The meeting will take place at the Lewis-Arriola Community Center (21176 County Road S) at 1:00pm.  The meeting is for informational purposes only and no decisions will be made.   For more information, please call the County Public Information Officer, Vicki Shaffer, during regular business hours at (970) 564-2736.    

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Public Notice – Special BOCC Meeting

Public Notice  Notice is hereby given that the Montezuma County Board of County Commissioners will hold a special meeting for the purpose of signing a contract with the State of Colorado.  The meeting will be held in the BOCC meeting room on Monday, January 9, 2023, at 1:00pm. For more information, please call the County Public Information Officer, Vicki Shaffer, during regular business hours at (970) 564-2736.

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Public Notice – BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS PUBLIC NOTICE will hold a public hearing for the purpose of the establishment, revision, or alteration of commissioner districts

BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS PUBLIC NOTICE   Notice is hereby given that the Montezuma County Board of County Commissioners will hold a public hearing for the purpose of the establishment, revision, or alteration of commissioner districts as required by C.R.S. 30-10-306 (4) and (5)  on Tuesday, January 10th, 2023, beginning at 1:30 P.M. in the Commissioner’s Hearing Room, Montezuma County Courthouse, 109 W. Main, Cortez, CO.  Interested persons may attend and give input.   The proposed Commissioner District Map is on display in the Commissioners Hearing Room 250, 109 W Main St, Cortez, CO and is also available for download

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Public Notice – 2023 proposed Budget

Public Notice  Notice is hereby given that a proposed budget for 2023 has been submitted to the Montezuma County Board of County Commissioners. The budget is available for public inspection online on the Montezuma County website at https://montezumacounty.org/montezuma-county-2023-budget/. A hard copy is also available in the BOCC meeting room at 109 W. Main Street, Room 250, Cortez.  A public hearing will be held on Tuesday, December 20, 2022 at the regular Board of County Commissioners meeting at 9:00am, followed by adoption of the budget on Tuesday, December 27, 2022, also at the regular meeting at 9:00am. For more information, please

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The 2022 General Election CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT 3 RECOUNT

PUBLIC NOTICE:   The 2022 General Election CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT 3 RECOUNT   The recount will begin December 5, 2022Starting at 9:00 a.m. Working business days Monday – Friday Regular office hours 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Ending when Completed.   At the Montezuma County Clerk & Recorders office 140 W. Main St. Suite #1 Cortez Co. 81321 970-565-3728

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Public Notice- BOCC meeting November 30, 2022

Public Notice  Notice is hereby given that the Montezuma County Board of County Commissioners will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, November 30, 2022.  The meeting will take place in the BOCC meeting room at 109 West Main Street, Room 250, in Cortez at 3:00pm.  The public is invited to attend in person or virtually via the zoom link found on the agenda.  The agenda for this and all other BOCC meetings can be found on the County website at www.montezumacounty.org under “Calendars & Minutes”, as well as posted in the BOCC room and on the front door of the

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PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION November 8, 2022

PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION November 8, 2022   TO THE ELECTORS OF MONTEZUMA COUNTY     STATE OF COLORADO                }                                                             }ss. COUNTY OF MONTEZUMA        }   In accordance with provisions of 1-5-205 (1)(a-d), C.R.S., notice is hereby given that the STATEWIDE GENERAL ELECTION will be held in Montezuma County, Colorado, on Tuesday, November 8, 2022.  This election will be by mail ballot in accordance with provisions of 1-7.5-104. The Vote Service Polling Centers will be at the Montezuma County Clerk and Recorder’s Office, 140 W. Main St., Ste. 1 Cortez, CO 81321.  Open October 24, 2022,

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Public Notice – BOCC to meet with boards from Cortez, Dolores, Mancos, and the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe

Public Notice  Notice is hereby given that the Montezuma County Board of County Commissioners will attend a Board-to-Board meeting with the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, City of Cortez, Town of Dolores, and Town of Mancos on Monday, October 31, 2022, at 8:00am.  The meeting will be held at the Dolores Community Center at 400 Riverside Avenue in Dolores.  The meeting is for informational purposes only and no decisions will be made. For more information, please call the County Public Information Officer, Vicki Shaffer, during regular business hours at (970) 564-2736.  

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Public Notice- Opening of the Montezuma Heritage Museum

Notice is hereby given that the Montezuma County Board of County Commissioners may attend the grand opening of the Montezuma Heritage Museum on Saturday, October 22, 2022. The event begins at 2:00pm at 35 S. Chestnut Street in Cortez and is open to the public. For more information, please call the County Public Information Officer, Vicki Shaffer, during regular business hours at (970) 564-2736.

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Ballots for the 2022 General Election have been mailed!

Ballots for the 2022 General Election have been mailed! To check the status of your ballot, visit https://montezuma.ballottrax.net/voter/ . Do you need to update your voter registration? Come into the county Clerk and Recorder’s office or visit www.govotecolorado.gov  Once you’ve finished casting your ballot, you have several options to return ballot: by regular mail, ballot drop box, or polling place. For polling place and ballot drop box locations and hours, visit https://www.coloradosos.gov/ Voting is easy, secure, and accessible in Montezuma County. Please call the Clerk and Recorder’s Office at 970-565-3728 if you need any voting assistance.

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Public Notice- Schedule change for October 17 BOCC Workshop

Public Notice  Notice is hereby given that the Montezuma County Board of County Commissioners will not hold their regularly scheduled workshop on Monday, October 17, 2022. Instead, the Commissioners will attend the Montezuma County Regional Community Team – DOLA Roadmaps Program Debut from 10:00am to 12:00 at the Montezuma County Annex, 107 N Chestnut Street in Cortez. At 2:15pm, the Commissioners will meet with Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser and local leaders for a discussion about broadband accessibility and affordability in Southwestern Colorado.  This discussion will take place at the Cortez Chamber of Commerce at 20 W Main Street in

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2022 Resolutions

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BOCC Meetings

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Workshop Meetings

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Chairman

Jim Candelaria (District 1) Phone: (970) 749-3841

Vice Chairman

Kent Lindsay (District 2) Phone: (970) 560-1471

Commissioner of Deeds

Gerald Koppenhafer (District 3) Phone: 970-749-0262
Contact Montezuma County Vice-Chairman, Jim Candelaria  (District 1)
Contact Montezuma County Commissioner Kent Lindsay (District 2)
Contact Montezuma County Commissioner Gerald Koppenhafer (District 3)
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