Dana West

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

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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.


ADAMS County Treasurer

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7am – 5pm

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Senior and Veteran Property Tax Deferral Program

The Property Tax Deferral Program is a program offered by the State of Colorado. It allows you to postpone your tax payments until you sell your property or your estate is settled after your death.

The State Treasurer’s office makes tax payments directly to the county on your behalf for the tax amount due. You can defer either the full amount or half amount of your taxes. The loan and accrued interest is logged as a lien against your property. The 2015 interest rate is 2.25%.

Requirements for Eligibility

  • Applicant must be a senior who is 65 years or older, or a person called into military service pursuant to CRS 39-3.5-101 (1.8), on January 1 of the year in which the person files a claim.
  • There cannot be delinquent tax liens against the property.
  • Applicant must own and occupy the property as their primary residence.
  • The property cannot be income producing.
  • The total value of liens against the property (mortgages, deferrals, and/or deeds of trust) cannot exceed 75% (senior) or 90% (veterans) of actual value of the property.
  • Mortgage lender agrees that the state’s interest in the property would take priority over all other interests.
  • Properties that have a reverse mortgage are not eligible for tax deferral.
  • The deferral amount must be paid upon sale or transfer of the property. The deferral amount can also be paid any time prior to the sale or transfer without affecting future
  • eligibility.

Those who qualify must file an application with the Treasurer’s office each year. A completed application must be returned to the Treasurer’s Office no later than close of business March 30th.


To obtain an application you may also call our office at 720.523.6160.


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