Welcome to Alamosa County!

Our thriving community is home to over 15,000 residents. Alamosa is the commercial hub of the San Luis Valley and the gateway to the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve.

Equipped with prime agricultural land, innovative businesses in energy, industry, cultural heritage, and transportation, Alamosa County residents and visitors also enjoy access to some of Colorado's best wilderness and outdoor recreation. Our climate is perfect for the agricultural production of barley, potatoes, alfalfa, and with 350+ days of sunshine a year, we are one of the most productive locations for solar power plants in the U.S.

COVID-19 Updates

 Alamosa County is at Level Green on the Dial. Those ages 16 and above are now eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccine. 

The current public health order for Alamosa County is Governor Polis' Tenth Amended Public Health Order 20-36 COVID-19 Dial. The county is open to the public with regular hours from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. All county employees are required to wear masks and we ask that the public do so as well. Strict social distancing is required and signs and floor markings are displayed throughout our buildings to help maintain a minimum six foot separation. We thank you for your patience and cooperation during this time.


April 9, 2021
The Alamosa County Local Marketing District (“LMD”) is requesting Competitive Proposals from qualified firms interested in contracting with the LMD to provide building demolition services for the removal and clean-up of a site located at 601 Hunt Ave., Alamosa, CO 81101 also commonly known as the “Motorway” building.
April 6, 2021
March 30, 2021 - Alamosa County will move to Level Green on the COVID-19 Dial effective at 6:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, removing certain capacity restrictions for restaurants, manufacturing, gyms, offices, indoor seated events, and outdoor events.
March 15, 2021
As of Friday March 12th, Alamosa County moved to Level Blue on the State's COVID-19 dial. This mostly allows for some increased gathering sizes, as long as social distancing can be maintained.

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Employment Opportunities

May 7, 2021
Job Description: Oversees Land Use and Building Department and supervises staff.  Is responsible for managing land use administration for the unincorporated County.  Researches and processes applications for land use and assists community and business with land use planning and permits. A Bachelor’s Degree in a related field from an accredited college or university.
May 7, 2021
Job Description: Assist Alamosa County Noxious Weed Coordinator in the implementation and administration of the Alamosa County Weed Management Plan.  Participate in and lead coordinated weed management efforts of Alamosa County. This is a paid seasonal position working Monday-Thursdays.
May 5, 2021
Job Description:  Responsibilities include: Intake and/or ongoing social casework services to families, Drug Court, will perform assessments and evaluations, counseling, and crisis intervention.  Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Sociology, Psychology or related field required. Full County benefits. 37.50 Hours Per week.

Board of County Commissioners Meetings

District 1 County Commissioner Lori Laske

District 1 Commissioner
Lori Laske

District 2 County Commissioner Michael Yohn

District 2 Commissioner
Michael Yohn

District 3 County Commissioner Vern Heersink

District 3 Commissioner
Vern Heersink

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2021 Agendas & Minutes


Regular Meetings:

January 12, 2021 Agenda Minutes
January 27, 2021 Agenda Minutes
February 10, 2021 Agenda Minutes
February 24, 2021 Agenda Minutes
March 10, 2021 Agenda Minutes
March 24, 2021 Agenda Minutes
April 14, 2021 Agenda Minutes
April 28, 2021 Agenda Minutes
May 12, 2021 Agenda Minutes
May 26, 2021 Agenda Minutes
June 9, 2021 Agenda Minutes
June 23, 2021 Agenda Minutes
July 14, 2021 Agenda Minutes
July 28, 2021 Agenda Minutes
August 11, 2021 Agenda Minutes
August 25, 2021 Agenda Minutes
September 8, 2021 Agenda Minutes
September 22, 2021 Agenda Minutes
October 13, 2021 Agenda Minutes
October 27, 2021 Agenda Minutes
November 17, 2021 Agenda Minutes
December 8, 2021 Agenda Minutes
December 21, 2021 Agenda Minutes

Special Meetings:

February 1, 2021 Agenda Minutes