Two Sandhill Cranes Flying Over a Wetland West of the Dunes Couple Hiking a Dune Ridge Bison with Calves Antelope at sunset Colorado gator Steam train

Two Sandhill Cranes Flying Over a Wetland West of the Dunes

Couple Hiking a Dune Ridge

Bison with Calves

Antelope at sunset

Colorado gator

Steam train

Employment Opportunities

Certified Nurses Assistant ()
Company: Alamosa County
Pay Rate: 
Posted: September 26, 2016
Closing: September 30, 2016

Building Inspector ()
Company: Alamosa County
Pay Rate: 
Posted: September 21, 2016

Corrections Officer-Detention ()
Company: Alamosa County
Pay Rate: 
Posted: January 28, 2016

Upcoming Events

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Tue, Oct 4, 2016 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Tue, Oct 18, 2016 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Oct
25

Tue, Oct 25, 2016 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Functions and Duties of County Government Overview

  • To levy and apportion taxes

 

  • To establish and alter precinct boundaries

 

  • To establish voting places for each precinct

 

  • To build, alter or discontinue any road running though the County

 

  • To grant certain licenses; i.e., liquor licenses and dance hall licenses

 

  • To record legal documents

 

  • To register voters

 

  • To assess all real and personal property

 

  • To certify total valuation for assessment of all taxable property to cities, towns and special districts including school districts

 

  • To collect and disburse property taxes

 

  • To hold tax sales

 

  • To police unincorporated areas of the County

 

  • To maintain the County Detention Center

 

  • To preserve the peace

 

  • To investigate and determine the causes of death, the reasons for which are not known

 

  • To administer human services programs

 

  • To provide for proper land use in the unincorporated areas of the County

 

  • To keep and preserve peace in the County

 

  • Operate a County Detention facility

 

  • Prosecute all felonies, misdemeanors and juvenile offenses

 

  • Administer all welfare programs determined by the State Department of Human Services

 

  • Plan, construct and maintain County roads and bridges

 

  • Establish land use controls

 

  • Enforce building regulations and issue building permits

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