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Posted on: February 17, 2021

Vaccination Resources for Elbert County Residents

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Updated: March 5, 2021

Who is eligible for the vaccine?

Colorado is currently vaccinating eligible Coloradans in Phase 1B.3. This includes individuals aged 65+, pre-K-12 educators and childcare workers in licensed childcare programs, and some continuity of ...

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Posted on: March 4, 2021

Elbert County Updates Open Fire Ordinance

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Elbert County Updates Open Fire Ordinance 

In November, the Board of County Commissioners passed an ordinance updating Elbert County burn restrictions, impacting the rules and regulations regarding any kind of open flame, including fires, charcoal...

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Posted on: March 4, 2021

Receive Emergency Alerts on your Mobile Device

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Receive Emergency Alerts on your Mobile Device

Register now for CodeRED notifications 

Elbert County is part of the CodeRED alert network, a free emergency notification system that contacts registered users via phone. This service will notify subs...

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Posted on: March 4, 2021

Grow Your Green Thumb

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Grow Your Green Thumb

Spring Master Gardener Seminars

Elbert County’s Colorado State University Extension presents several new Master Gardener Seminars this spring. Taking care of your plants this year could not be easier! Join these seminars, whe...

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Posted on: March 3, 2021

Your 2021 County Budget

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Your 2021 County Budget

Elbert County Commissioners (BOCC) have approved a comprehensive budget for the 2021 fiscal year. It includes standard ongoing County operations, plus the continued implementation of a strategic plan to ensure the County’s...

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

Assessor’s Office Receives Certificate of Excellence

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The International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO) announced that the Elbert County Assessor’s Office has earned the Certificate of Excellence in Assessment Administration. Elbert County is the first jurisdiction in Colorado and one of 51 of the I...

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

Are you a Victim of Unemployment Fraud?

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Six steps to protect your identity

The Colorado Department of Labor & Employment (CDLE) has seen an increase in fraudulent claims and identity theft due to the rise in unemployment insurance claims. Here are six steps you should take to file a claim wi...

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

COMMISSIONERS PLANS FOR 2021

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Setting Priorities in Uncertain Times

The year 2020 brought many unexpected challenges, and 2021 appears to be bringing with it continued uncertainty. For this reason, it becomes critical that we set specific and measurable goals for your Elbert County Gov...

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Posted on: February 24, 2021

Elbert County Road & Bridge Adds Equipment to Better Serve Residents

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In December, the Elbert County Road and Bridge Department received a vactor truck as part of its ongoing fleet program. The vactor truck’s main duty will be for debris and sediment removal from culverts. Elbert County has over 5,000 culverts under 1,800 m...

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Posted on: February 1, 2021

New Small Business Relief Program Available

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Elbert County has completed the instructions and applications for the Small Business Relief Program. Please see the attached document. While a cover letter is not a required document, feel free to attach one to your application. Also, please include a mai...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

TMP Survey Results

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Elbert County hired Kimley-Horn, a planning, design, and engineering consulting firm, to develop a strategic plan to guide countywide transportation priorities and investments. The Transportation Master Plan (TMP) will further define the County’s transpor...

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