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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.) 
Colorado Health Care Sites: Connect for Health Colorado or Colorado PEAK

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2015 Proposed Budget & Budget Presentation

2015 Proposed Budget Budget Presentation

A Public Hearing on the 2015 Budget will be held on November 12, 2014 at 6:30 p.m., La Plata County Courthouse, Durango. Use this link to view a full calendar of budget meetings and scheduled events.

Election 2014

The 2014 General Election is November 4. All La Plata County registered voters will be mailed a ballot the week of October 13th. 24 hour ballot drop-off

Photo La Plata County scenery