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.
Starting Monday February 1st, 2021 the Clerk & Recorder's office will be going back to normal: no more appointments, walk ins are welcome. The drop-off box is still open for renewals only and for drop off of correspondence for Treasurer, Assessor, DHS...etc. For questions please call the Clerk & Recorder's office at (719) 383-3020.
SB20B-001 was signed into law on Monday, December 7, 2020. The bill provides $37 million in direct aid, grants, and annual fee waivers to struggling small businesses, creates grant programs and allocates funds specifically for art and cultural organizations as well as minority-owned businesses.
This grant program is specifically available for the following business sectors to apply:
• Movie Theaters
• Fitness & Recreation
• Sports Centers
Application is open from
January 18 - February 6, 2021
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.