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 call-in 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.
Please dial in using the following information to access the Monday meetings live at 1:00:
Conference number: 425-436-6316
Meeting ID: 392893
Agendas for the meetings stated will be posted on this 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.
Please be informed that at 7:00 p.m. on July 20, 2020 in the Rocky Ford City Council Chambers, located at 203 South Main Street in Rocky Ford, Colorado, the Otero County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing for the following as required by the Otero County Land Use Code, as the same affects the property situated in the County of Otero and the State of Colorado:
A Minor Subdivision request to split off 2.06 acres from 77.0 acres in an Agriculture Zoned District (A-1). A tract of land lying in the S1/2SW1/4 of Sec. 33, T.23S., R.56W. of the 6th P.M. The property is commonly addressed as 20983 County Road BB, Rocky Ford, CO 81067. The owner of record is Michael C. Hirakata and the applicant is Jerre Hirakata.
A Minor Subdivision request to split off 6.70 acres from 36.71 acres and then merge a 3.43 acre parcel to the remaining 30.10 acres of the split mother parcel for a total of 33.53 acre parcel in a/an Agriculture Zoned District (A-1). A tract of land lying in the SW1/4SE1/4 of Sec. 14, T.24S., R.56W. of the 6th P.M. The property is commonly addressed as 23503 County Road Y, Swink, CO 81077 and 23671 County Road Y, Rocky Ford, CO 81067. The owners of record are Matthew and Elizabeth Whitt.
A Minor Subdivision request to split off homestead of 1.42 acres from 50.84 acres of farmland in an Agriculture Zoned District (A-1). A tract of land lying in the E1/2SW1/4NE1/4 and W1/2W1/2SE1/4NE1/4 of Sec. 21, T.22S., R.59W. of the 6th P.M. The property is commonly addressed as 3742 County Road KK.75, Fowler, CO 81039. The owner of record is Doris Jean Fellhauer and Raymond G. Fellhauer, applicant.
The Otero County Commissioners will hold a public hearing regarding the above referenced applications on the July 27, 2020 at 1:30 p.m. in the Boardroom of the Otero County Commissioners, located in the Otero County Courthouse, Room 107, La Junta, Colorado.
Any person may appear before said Otero County Planning Commission and/or Board of County Commissioners, at the time and place stated above, to be heard on the above referenced Applications.
Planning Commission Board will meet at 6:00 p.m. for work session.
Otero County Land Use Administrator
9Health and the Lower Arkansas Valley Area Agency on Aging have launched a program that provides free on-line health screenings, education and referrals to services that enable those 50+ to manage health concerns common in that age group.
Specific attention given to diabetes and pre-diabetes; how to maintain or reduce A1c levels, local services to assist and related topics.
Click here and find out what’s available to help YOU, right here in your own community. https://www.9healthfair.org/be-healthy/
This page was created as a resource for small businesses and individuals in the area who are being adversely affected by COVID-19. As more information becomes available this page will continue to update. Please use the links below to find out more information.
If you represent a business affected by COVID-19, please take a moment to fill out the COVID-19 Business Impact Survey.
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.