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San Miguel County encompasses a diverse region ranging from the rugged mountain resort communities of Telluride and Mountain Village to the arid ranching communities of the County's west end, Norwood and Egnar. A colorful history and unsurpassed scenic beauty are the hallmarks of San Miguel County, Colorado.

 

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Sep 23
1:00 PM
  Bright Futures Board Meeting

Telluride

EF

Sep 23
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
  EcoAction Partners

Monthly Board Meeting
West Wing
EF

Sep 24
3:00 PM
  San Miguel Watershed Coalition

TBD

JM

Sep 25
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  Region 10 Executive Committee Meeting

Montrose, CO
AG, LB

Sep 25
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  Colorado Flights Alliance

Cosmo Wine Cellar

JM

Sep 25
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  Gunnison Sage Grouse Cooperating Agency

Conference Call

JM

Sep 29
  JM travel
Sep 30 -- Oct 02
  FACA meeting

Washington, D.C.

JM

Oct 01
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  Broadband Meeting

Miramonte Meeting Room

LB

Oct 02
  AG Travel
Oct 03
10:00 AM
  CCI Legislative Meeting

Denver

JM

Oct 07
9:30 AM
  BOCC Regular Meeting

County Meeting Room, Miramonte Building, Telluride

Oct 08
9:30 AM
  Planning Commission

County Meeting Room, Miramonte Building, Telluride

Oct 09
9:00 AM
  SMRHA Meeting

West Wing, Conference Rm

LB

Oct 09
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  Briding the Fiber Divide

Silverton

AG

Oct 13 -- Oct 15
  Outdoor Alliance Board Meeting

Albuquerque, NM

JM

Oct 14
9:00 AM
  Gunnison Sage Grouse Working Group

Conference Call

JM

Oct 15
9:30 AM
  CANCELLED: BOCC Regular Meeting

CANCELLED: County Meeting Room, Miramonte Building, Telluride

Oct 17
  JM Out

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For mailing addresses, please see individual department pages!

courthouse

Miramonte Building
333 W Colorado Ave, Telluride, 2nd and 3rd floors [Map] exit

Assessor's Office, 2nd Floor
Attorney's Office, 3rd Floor
Building Department, 3rd Floor
Commissioners Office, 3rd Floor
Environmental Health, 3rd Floor
Geographic Info Systems/Mapping, 2nd Floor
Information Technology, 2nd Floor
Open Space & Recreation, 3rd Floor
Planning Department, 3rd Floor
Public Health Office, 3rd Floor
Social Services, 3rd Floor

County Courthouse
305 W Colorado Ave, Telluride [Map] exit

Clerk and Recorder, 1st Floor
Dept of Motor Vehicles, 1st Floor
Elections, 1st Floor
Treasurer, 1st Floor
Combined Courts, 2nd Floor, (970) 728-3891
Juvenile Diversion, 1st Floor

County Annex, 335 W Colorado Ave, Telluride [Map] exit

Human Resources
Parks Supervisor
County Coroner
Food Bank


Norwood Glockson Building, 1120 Summit Street, Norwood [Map] exit

Finance Department
Road & Bridge Department
Weed Control Program
Cooperative Extension CSU

County Sheriff and Jail, 684 County Road 63L, Telluride [Directions]


Veterans Services Officer (CVSO): Jim Botenhagen, (970) 728-4501


A San Miguel County toll-free number is available for constituents outside of Telluride's local calling area.  Please contact the Commissioner's Office at (970) 728-3844 for the number.

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Facts about San Miguel County

doc Profile and demographics (Includes income/housing/school enrollment and employment info.)

How large is the County?
1287 square miles, stretching from the San Juan Mountains in the east to the Utah border to the west.

What is the approximate population?
7,359

What is the percentage of public lands in the County?
66% Federal and State owned lands.

What US Congressional District is the County in?
Third District, Scott Tipton

What State Congressional Districts?
House District 58
Senate District 6

What towns are in the County?
Telluride (County seat), Mountain Village, Ophir, Sawpit and Norwood.  Other communities include Placerville, Egnar and Slickrock.

Does the County belong to any lobbying groups?
The County belongs to the National Association of Counties and Colorado Counties, Inc. Annual dues in 2013 were: NACo - $400, CCI - $11,312.