Courthouse: 13 West 3rd, La Junta, CO
Annex: 215 Raton, La Junta, CO
Office Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Home of the Colorado Cities and Towns of:
La Junta | Cheraw | Fowler
Manzanola | Rocky Ford | Swink
The Otero County Courthouse is open on the north and drivers license doors only. All visitors to the courthouse MUST wear a face covering. Otero County staff is still available to assist you via phone. Please consult our PHONE DIRECTORY.
Click here for Coronavirus Updates from Otero County Health Department.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Otero County Commissioners will be offering a call-in option for those who wish to attend the meeting remotely and to continue social distancing practices. In-person meetings will still be held in the Bauserman room on Monday afternoons.
Please dial in using the following information to access the Monday meetings live at 1:00:
Conference number: 425-436-6316
Meeting ID: 392893
Agendas for the meetings stated will be posted on this page prior to the scheduled meeting time.
If you have any questions please call the Commissioners Office at 719-383-3000.
Otero County wishes to thank you for helping us do our part to keep COVID-19 out of our community.
A few months ago we established Colorado COVID Legal Relief, a public/private partnership of the organizations highlighted below to offer FREE legal aid to Colorado small businesses facing challenges due to COVID19. In that time, we have assisted over 100 business owners navigate through these uncertain times with the assistance of volunteer lawyers from over 70 firms across the state. We know there are more businesses out there facing increasing challenges due to the pandemic.
Colorado COVID Legal Relief (CCLR):
David Padrino, Office of the Colorado Attorney General
Sam Walker, Office of the Colorado Attorney General
Nikki Maloney, Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade
Connie Talmage, Colorado Lawyers Committee
Keith Trammell, WilmerHale
Chalyse Robinson, WilmerHale
Peter Schwartz, Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP
Dan Sweetser, Colorado and Denver Bar Associations
Chris Rodgers, Colorado SEO Pros
Colorado COVID Legal Relief is a collaboration of the Office of the Colorado Attorney General, the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade, the Colorado Lawyers Committee, the law offices of WilmerHale and Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP, the Colorado and Denver Bar Associations, and Colorado SEO Pros.
Please be informed that at 7:00 p.m. on September 21, 2020 in the Rocky Ford City Council Chambers, located at 203 South Main Street in Rocky Ford, Colorado, the Otero County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing for the following as required by the Otero County Land Use Code, as the same affects the property situated in the County of Otero and the State of Colorado:
A Minor Subdivision request to split off 1.81 acres from 6.24 acres in an Agriculture Zoned District (A-1). A tract of land lying in the SE1/4NW1/4 of Section 4, Township 24S., Range 55W. of the 6th P.M. The property is commonly addressed as 24620 Cuchara, La Junta, CO. The owner of record is Otero Estates, LLC and the applicant is Kelly Huddleston.
A Minor Subdivision request to split off .88 acres from 1.99 acres in Residential Zoned District (R-1). Part of the NE1/4 of Section 10, Township 24S., Range 55W. of the 6th P.M. The property is commonly addressed as 621 W. 8th Street, La Junta. The owner of record is Doris K. Eberly and the applicant is The City of La Junta.
A Use by Review request to have a construction and aggregate processing business in an Agriculture Zoned District (A-1). Part of Section 31, Township 23S., Range 55W. of the 6th P.M. The property is commonly addressed as 25465 US Highway 50, Swink, CO. The owner of record is Caleb Goodwin and the applicant is Jose Barboza.
A Use by Review request to have two horses or two cows and four sheep or four goats in a Residential Zoned District (R-1). A tract of land lying in the Fowler Dunton Subdivision of Section 20, Township 22S., Range 59W. of the 6th P.M. The property is commonly addressed as 216 W. Swink, Fowler, CO. The owner of record is the Dale W. Bandy and Sarah C. Bandy Revocable Intervivos Trust and Scott Bandy (Personal Representative) as applicant.
The Otero County Commissioners will hold a public hearing regarding the above referenced applications on the September 28, 2020 at 1:30 p.m. in the Boardroom of the Otero County Commissioners, located in the Otero County Courthouse, Room 107, La Junta, Colorado.
Any person may appear before said Otero County Planning Commission and/or Board of County Commissioners, at the time and place stated above, to be heard on the above referenced Applications.
Planning Commission Board will meet at 6:00 p.m. for work session.
Otero County Land Use Administrator
OTERO COUNTY, COLORADO
INVITATION TO BID
Otero County requests sealed bids for the painting of the new Public Works Office (formerly CSU Extension Office), 411 North 10th Street, Rocky Ford, CO 81067.
Bids are due on or before 1:15 p.m., on September 21, 2020, at the Otero County Public Works Office, 13 West Third Street, Room 208, La Junta, CO 81050. The bids will be opened publicly and read aloud on July 20, 2020, at 1:30 p.m., in Room 107 in the Otero County Courthouse.
Bids must be identified in the following manner: The outside of the envelope shall be marked “Painting of New Public Works Office, 411 North 10th Street, Rocky Ford, CO 81067, September 21, 2020.”
Faxed bids will be accepted prior to the 1:15 p.m. deadline. Any faxed bids received after 1:15 p.m. will be returned to the vendor and marked rejected. Every effort will be made to preserve the confidentiality of a faxed bid; however, Otero County assumes no responsibility for the secrecy of any bid received via fax. Legibility of faxed bids is the responsibility of the bidder. All bids must be returned on the bid form provided. Bids may be emailed to: . We will send you an email confirmation when we receive your bid/proposal. Otero County assumes no responsibility for the secrecy of any bid received via email.