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Conejos County Relocation Information
Important Numbers

Telephone
CenturyLink
Residential – 800-244-1111
Business – 800-603-6000

Electricity
Xcel Energy
Residential – 800-895-4999
Business – 800-481-4700

Driver’s Licenses
715 6thSt.
Alamosa, CO
719-589-4274

Conejos County Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 427
Antonito, CO  81120
719-376-2277 (Voice mail only)
info@conejoschamber.org
www.conejoschamber.org

Capulin Community Center
719-274-5520

Sanford Community Center
719-274-2024

Newspapers
Conejos County Citizen
719-852-3531
Valley Courier
719-589-2553

Motor Vehicle and Voter Registration
Conejos County Clerk
Conejos (Village)
Monday – Friday
8:00am – 4:30pm
719-376-5422

Veterans Affairs
Orlando Gallardo
719-376-6725

Social Security
602 Del Sol Dr. #1A
Alamosa
719-589-2953

Conejos County Tourism Council
P.O. Box 829
Antonito, CO  81120
719-376-2049
info@conejosvacation.com
www.conejosvacation.com

Colorado State Patrol
Dispatch Alamosa 719-589-5807
Emergency - 911

Conejos County Hospital
19021 Hwy 285
La Jara, CO
719-274-5121

Conejos County Local Governments

Conejos County
Courthouse
Open Monday – Friday
8:00am – 4:30pm
6683 County Rd. 13
Conejos, CO  81129
Commissioners – 2014
Steven McCarroll
John Sandoval
Mitchell Jarvies
Commissioners Meetings -
First Thursday of every month
719-376-5772
Social Services
Maria Garcia
719-376-5455
Administrator
Tressesa Martinez
719-376-5772 ext 1
Road & Bridge
Phil Esquibel
719-376-5772 ext 4
Assessor
Naomi Keys
719-376-5587
Clerk & Recorder
Lawrence Gallegos
719-376-5422
Sheriff
Howard Galvez Jr.
719-376-2196
Treasurer
Mack Crowther
719-376-5919
Land Use
Linda DeHerrera
719-376-2014
Conejos County Nursing Service
719-274-4307
Coroner
Richard Martin
Cell – 719-588-5019

Municipalities

Antonito - Town Hall
307 Main St.
Antonito
719-376-2655
Police Dept. – 719-376-6117

La Jara - Town Hall
221 Broadway St.
La Jara
719-274-5363
Police Dept. – 719-274-5886

Manassa - Town Hall
Main St.
Manassa
719-843-5207
Police Dept. – 719-843-5207

Romeo - Town Hall
315 2ndAve.
Romeo
719-843-5785

Sanford - Town Hall
390 Greenleaf
Sanford
719-274-4024
Police Dept. – 719-274-4040

ConejosCountyMiscellaneous Information

CountyGovernment

3 Commissioners elected for 4 year terms

County Seat – located in the village of Conejos

Conejos County is zoned and building permits are required.

You do not need a business permit to open a business within the unincorporated areas of the county, however, you must abide by the county zoning bylaws. Check with each Town Clerk’s office for local regulations.

County Clerk – Voter Registration & Vehicle Registration
719-376-5422

County Treasurer & Assessor – Property Tax
719-376-5919/ 719-376-5585

County Land Use – Zoning
719-376-2014

Conejos County is designated as an “Enhanced Rural Enterprise Zone”. The Enhanced Rural Enterprise Zone (EREZ) program provides greater financial incentives to businesses to promote and encourage new job creation in designated economically lagging rural Enterprise Zone counties.

5 Incorporated Towns within Conejos County

Antonito – 719-376-2355
La Jara – 719-274-5363
Manassa – 719-843-5207
Romeo – 719-843-5785
Sanford – 719-274-4024

Taxes

There is no county sales tax.

There is a 1.9% Lodging Tax on all lodging night stays of less than 30 days.

Colorado State Tax is 2.9%.

For more information on business and sales taxes see the online publication called “Colorado Business Resource Guide” at www.colorado.gov.

Colorado US Congressional Delegation

Senator Michael Bennet (D) - http://bennet.senate.gov/
Senator Cory Gardner (R) - http://gardner.senate.gov
Congressional District 3 - Representative Scott Tipton (R) - http://tipton.house.gov/

State Government
Governor John Hickenlooper - http://www.colorado.gov/governor/
State Senator – Larry Crowder - larry.crowder.senate@state.co.us
State Representative – Ed Vigil – District 62 - edward.vigil.house@state.co.us 

Helpful Websites

Conejos County - www.conejoscounty.org

Conejos County Chamber of Commerce – www.conejoschamber.org

San Luis Valley Development Resources Group – www.slvdrg.org(Enterprise Zone & Revolving Loan Funds)

San Luis Valley Small Business Development Center –
www.slv-sbdc.com

Conejos County Tourism Council – www.conejosvacation.com

Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad – www.cumbrestoltec.com

Colorado Office of Economic Development & International Trade – www.colorado.gov

Colorado Secretary of State – www.sos.state.co.us

Colorado Small Business Development Centers - www.coloradosbdc.org

Most things Coloradowww.colorado.gov