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 Zoom 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.
If you wish to join Zoom Meeting via your computer:
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 830 3902 1095
Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/krLNn4o27
Agendas for the meetings stated will be posted on the Commissioner's Meeting Agendas 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.
Small Business Grant Opportunity!
Application Period January 18 - February 6, 2021
$35.15 million was allocated to the Colorado Department of Local Affairs (DOLA) Small Business Relief Program for grants to eligible local governments to disburse to certain small businesses across Colorado struggling due to COVID-19.
Eligible businesses need to:
FOR MORE INFORMATION REGARDING BUSINESS ELIGIBILITY: Click on the following link and read section 19-27: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1gLwyFT0pqDfwvjuX9APlCjhiIWO9ifBt/view
Due to our offices reducing to 50% capacity and to the recent increase in COVID-19 cases, starting Monday, November 16, 2020, we will be accepting customers by appointment only until further notice.
All motor vehicle renewals will be placed in the (elections) drop off box located in the south parking lot.
Please note that our office will be closed daily from 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. for lunch hour. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
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.
For the safety of our employees and customers, we will accept payments for motor vehicle renewals only, payments for property tax for the Treasurer's Office, and correspondence for DHS office located in the Courthouse voting ballot box, located in the south parking lot of the building.
Place payment by check or exact cash in an envelope with renewal card or tax notice coupon.
Thank you for helping us do our part to stop the spread of COVID-19.
Otero County Clerk & Recorder: 719-383-3020
Otero County Treasurer: 719-383-3030
Otero County Department of Human Services: 719-383-3168
Commonly used Department of Human Services forms may be printed from our Coronavirus Assistage - DHS page.