Dana West

ADAMS COUNTY FREE TAX PREPERATION PROGRAM (sponsored by the Treasurer’s department) HAS MOVED!!!

One great location, longer hours, and plenty of parking,



We are located in the west wing of the Adams County Government Center

Monday & Wednesdays 9AM – 3PM

Conference Room Clear Creek E

Please park on the west side of the building.

Had an amazing experience today joining Commissioners Chaz Tedesco, Mary Hodge and Erik Hansen along with Assessor Patsy Melonakis for a meeting with members from a Mexican delegation to discuss governance, elections and organizational reform. Adams County has come a long way in recent years and I am very proud of the work that has been accomplished.

If you have property in Adams County – PLEASE see the press release below.

Important to note -this error was made at the print facility, NOT in the Treasurer’s office.

New statements for the impacted accounts will go out tomorrow. THE PRINTER WILL INCUR ALL COSTS RELATED TO THIS ERROR.

Call me directly at 720-523-6166 if you have questions about your account and this issue.

Thank you for your patience.

Brigitte Grimm
Adams County Treasurer




E-Check payments online AND over the phone are now FREE!!!


• NEW! FREE Electronic Check Online at www.adcotax.com

• NEW! FREE Electronic Check By Phone at 720-523-6160 Option #2

• NEW! Credit Card by phone at 720-523-6160 Option #2 (fee applies)

• NEW! Drop Box –4430 S. Adams County Parkway, Brighton Co 80601

• NEW! Money Gram – visit www.moneygram.com for participating merchants

• Credit Card Online at www.adcotax.com (fee applies)

• Walk In – M-F, 7am-5pm, 4430 S. Adams County Parkway, Brighton Co 80601

• US Mail – Adams County Treasurer, PO Box 869, Brighton Co 80601


The County Treasurer is a constitutional officer elected for a four-year term. The Office receives all revenues belonging to the County and proceeds with all activity required to complete the property tax collection process.
The Office prepares and mails annual tax notices, delinquent tax notices, process all tax collections, annual tax lien sale, mobile home transfer/advance collections; issues distraint warrants for unpaid mobile homes, seizure and sale of delinquent personal property, tax lien sale redemptions; and issuance of Treasurer’s deeds, bankruptcy cases, oil and gas collections, tax deferral and tax counseling for the elderly; and the paying agent for school district bonds.
The County Treasurer disburses monies to the various authorities for whom taxes are collected, 12 school districts; honors County warrants, investment of funds; collects insufficient fund checks and issues certificate of tax due based on the tax change.


I met Brigitte 5 years ago, and she has been the most inspiring mentor. She’s seen my successes, she’s seen my failures, and she’s stuck beside me through it all. She is the person who I look up to and want to be just like. Independent. Head strong. Ambitious. Unafraid to tackle challenges. Fearless. The adjectives which can describe her are endless. I’m so lucky and blessed to have been able to meet her five years ago at the career expo.


Forgot the extra postage for your ballot? Don’t stress, you’re covered.


If you’re planning to mail in your ballot this year, there’s a one-in-three chance it will need an extra stamp.

Twenty-four counties, including Boulder and Denver, have two-page ballots this year. That will require postage of 68 cents to mail in the ballot, versus 47 cents for one-page ballots that fall under the one ounce maximum.

Three counties — Denver, and Costilla and Rio Grande in the San Luis Valley — have multi-page ballots because they’re covered under a section of the Voting Rights Act that requires ballots to be written in both English and Spanish.

But plenty of voters have doubtlessly already mailed in their ballots, or will soon, without enough postage. Then what happens? Continue reading