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Welcome to La Plata County

On behalf of the staff of La Plata County, we are pleased to welcome you to the County website. We hope that this site is a wealth of information for businesses, residents and visitors, and that it will enhance your access to information, provide a better understanding of the operations of your county government and offer you opportunities for civic engagement.

We encourage you to stay up to date on issues important to you by visiting our Meeting Agendas, Minutes and Streaming Audio page where you can listen to live or archived audio of La Plata County public meetings, view agendas for upcoming and past meetings and read approved meeting minutes. To ensure that you find the meeting that you are interested in, make sure that you select the correct board or commission from the "Meeting Group" dropdown menu on the top of the page.

Please feel free to contact us at infodesk@co.laplata.co.us or phone (970-382-6200) if you have any questions or if there is additional information that you would like to see on our site.

La Plata County Board of County Commissioners

Hay un interprete gratis 
para las personas que 
no hablen Ingles


Julie Westendorff, Chair
Gwen Lachelt, Vice Chair
Robert "Bobby" Lieb, Jr. , Commissioner


EServices Online County Information, Services and Program Applications (including applications for Medical and Food Assistance, Child Care Assistance, and Child Support Enforcement.) 
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Public Works Department to hold a Public Meeting to discuss Proposed Driveway Standards

The La Plata County Public Works Department will hold a public meeting Wednesday, September 17, 2014 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. to discuss proposed driveway standards.

Soil Conservation and Stewardship - Reducing Blowing Dust

A conversation with property owners to explore; Timely Responses, Best Practices for Soil Conservation, Long Term Solutions, took place on Thursday, September 4, 2014.

County’s Yard Waste Collection Site to be Closed for Mulching through September 15

The La Plata County yard waste collection site, located at the Bayfield Convenience Center at 4496 C.R. 223, will be closed from Monday, August 18 through Monday, September 15, 2014 so the accumulated yard waste can be mulched. 

Economic Development 101 - A Presentation

Roger Zalneraitis, Executive Director of the La Plata County Economic Development Alliance, will present "Economic Development 101"

La Plata County Commissioner Julie Westendorff Announces September Office Hours in Bayfield

La Plata County Commissioner Julie Westendorff has announced that she will hold office hours for the general public to meet with her on Thursday, September 4, 2014 from 10:00 a.m.

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