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Board of County Commissioners

Board of County Commissioners


The Board of County Commissioners is Alamosa County's governing body. There are three members of the Board, each elected to four-year terms. Terms are staggered so that no more than two commissioners are elected at the same time. The Board is charged with setting policy to guide county programs that serve residents and businesses in Alamosa County.

The Alamosa County Board of Commissioners typically meets the second and last Wednesday of each month. Please check the meeting calendar here or with the County’s Administrative office for meeting dates. A comment card submitted in advance of the meeting is required in order to speak during the public comment periods. You must include valid contact information and a summary of your statement. Submit a comment card here.

 

 

View the County Commissioner 2024 Meeting Schedule here. 

8900-A Independence Way
Alamosa, Colorado 81101
                Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m
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District 1 County Commissioner Lori Laske
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District 1 Commissioner
Lori Laske
719-587-5174 office
719-850-1640 cell
llaske@alamosacounty.org
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Commissioner Arlan Van Ry
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District 2 Commissioner
Arlan Van Ry
719-587-5172  office
719-937-8418  cell
avanry@alamosacounty.org
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District 3 County Commissioner Vern Heersink
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District 3 Commissioner
Vern Heersink
719-587-5173  office
719-588-3134  cell 
vheersink@alamosacounty.org
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        More about Commissioner Laske

Commissioner Laske is an Alamosa native, elected in 2021. Laske is a graduate of Alamosa High School and Adams State University. Laske and her husband own Wilderness Adventures Inc, since 2003. They also own a small horse ranch.  Before becoming a commissioner Laske worked at ASU for 29 years. Laske is married, has three children and cares for her nephew and mother. She is enthusiastic about serving her community.

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        More about Commissioner Van Ry

 

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        More about Commissioner Heersink

Vern Heersink is the 5th generation of his family to reside in Alamosa County. He graduated from AHS, acquired an Associate’s degree at Adams State, and received a Bachelors in Soil and Crop Science from CSU. His wife of 20 years, Heather, grew up in Alaska. She came here to attend ASU and is now employed there. They have 2 amazing children. Their son is a Senior at AHS and their daughter in 8th grade at OMS. They have a small tractor repair business in the Waverly area.  

“It’s a humbling thing to know the folks of this county are looking to you to make good decisions for them. Along with my fellow commissioners and the incredible staff at Alamosa County, I strive to do just that. I work for the citizens of Alamosa County.”

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Agendas & Minutes

2024
January 10AgendaMinutes
January 24AgendaMinutes
February 14AgendaMinutes
February 28AgendaMinutes
March 13AgendaMinutes
March 27AgendaMinutes
April 10AgendaMinutes
April 24AgendaMinutes
May 8Agenda 
May 22Agenda 
June 12  
June 26  
July 10  
July 24  
August 14  
August 28  
September 11  
September 25  
October 9  
October 23  
November 13  
December 11  
December 19  

Special Meetings

January 17Agenda Minutes
February 21AgendaMinutes
   

San Luis Valley County Commissioners Association

January 22Agenda  
March 28Agenda 
April 22Agenda 
July 22  
September 23  
2023

Regular Meetings:

January 10 AgendaMinutes 
January 25AgendaMinutes
February 8AgendaMinutes
February 22AgendaMinutes
March 8AgendaMinutes
March 22AgendaMinutes
April 12AgendaMinutes
April 26AgendaMinutes
May 10AgendaMinutes
May 24AgendaMinutes
June 14 AgendaMinutes
June 28AgendaMinutes
July 12 AgendaMinutes
July 26AgendaMinutes
August 9AgendaMinutes
August 23 AgendaMinutes
September 13AgendaMinutes
September 27AgendaMinutes
October 11AgendaMinutes
October 25AgendaMinutes
November 8AgendaMinutes
December 6AgendaMinutes
December 20AgendaMinutes

Special Meetings 

June 26 (SLV Commissioners Association)AgendaMinutes
September 25 (SLV Commissioners Association)AgendaMinutes
   

 

2022

Regular Meetings:

January 11 2022 AgendaMinutes
January 25 2022 AgendaMinutes
February 9 2022 AgendaMinutes
February 23 2022 AgendaMinutes
March 9 2022 AgendaMinutes
March 23 2022 Agenda Minutes
April 13 2022 AgendaMinutes
April 27 2022 AgendaMinutes
May 11 2022 AgendaMinutes
May 25 2022 AgendaMinutes
June 8 2022 Agenda Minutes
June 22 2022 Agenda Minutes
July 13 2022 AgendaMinutes
July 27 2022 AgendaMinutes
August 10 2022 AgendaMinutes
August 24 2022 AgendaMinutes
September 14 2022 AgendaMinutes
September 28 2022 AgendaMinutes
October 12 2022 AgendaMinutes
October 26 2022 AgendaMinutes
November 16 2022 Agenda Minutes
December 7 2022 AgendaMinutes
December 21 2022 AgendaMinutes

Special Meetings:

January 26 2022AgendaMinutes
   
   

 

2021

Regular Meetings:

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

Special Meetings:

February 1, 2021AgendaMinutes
September 2, 2021AgendaMinutes
September 28, 2021AgendaMinutes
October 22, 2021AgendaMinutes
August 31 2022AgendaMinutes
September 26 2022AgendaMinutes

Board Of Evaluation:

July 29, 2021AgendaMinuets
   
   
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        2020
Month January February March April May June July August September October November December
1st Mtg

Jan 14

Feb 12

March 11

April 8

May 13

June 10

July 8

Aug 12

Sept 9

Oct 14

Nov 18

Dec 9

2nd Mtg

Jan 22

Feb 26

March 25

April 22

May 27

June 24

July 22

Aug 26

Sept 23

Oct 28

 

Dec 21


Special Meetings:

March 18, 2020 Agenda  Minutes
March 20, 2020 - Minutes
March 23. 2020 - Minutes
March 25, 2020 - Minutes
March 30, 2020 - Minutes
March 31, 2020 - Minutes
April 3, 2020 - Minutes
April 14, 2020 - Minutes
May 4, 2020 Agenda Minutes
May 14, 2020 - Minutes
May 19, 2020 - Minutes
May 20, 2020 - Minutes
June 1, 2020 - Minutes
June 4, 2020 Agenda Minutes
July 28, 2020 - Minutes
August 19, 2020 Agenda Minutes
August 24, 2020 Agenda Minutes
September 18, 2020 Agenda  
September 29, 2020 Agenda Minutes
October 23, 2020 Agenda Minutes
November 12, 2020 Agenda Minutes
November 20, 2020 Agenda Minutes

Board of Equalization:

September 23rd Agenda
        2019
Month January February March April May June July August September October November December
1st Mtg

Jan 8

Feb 13

March 13

April 10

May 8

June 12

July 10

Aug 14

Sept 11

Oct 9

Nov 20

Dec 11

2nd Mtg

Jan 23

Feb 27

March 27

April 24

May 22

June 26

July 24

Aug 28

Sept 25

Oct 23

 

Dec 19


Special Meetings: 

September 17, 2019 Agenda Minutes
October 2, 2019 Agenda Minutes

 

        2018
Month January February March April May June July August September October November December
1st Mtg

Jan 9

Feb 7

March 7

April 11

May 9

June 13

July 11

Aug 8

Sept 12

Oct 10

Nov 14

Dec 5

2nd Mtg

Jan 24

Feb 21

March 21

April 25

May 23

June 27

July 25

Aug 22

Sept 26

Oct 24

 

Dec 19


Special Meetings: 

January 3, 2018 Agenda Minutes
May 21, 2018 Agenda Minutes
September 5, 2018 Agenda Minutes
September 27, 2018 Agenda
        2017
Month January February March April May June July August September October November December
1st Mtg

Jan 10

Feb 8

March 8

April 12

May 10

June 14

July 12

Aug 9

Sept 13

Oct 11

Nov 15

Dec 6

2nd Mtg

Jan 25

Feb 22

March 22

April 26

May 24

June 28

July 26

Aug 23

Sept 27

Oct 25

 

Dec 20


Special Meetings: 

February 13, 2017 Agenda Minutes
March 9, 2017 Agenda Minutes
April 5, 2017 Agenda Minutes
June 16, 2017 Agenda Minutes
July 20, 2017 Agenda Minutes
        2016
Month January February March April May June July August September October November December
1st Mtg

Jan 12

Feb 10

March 9

April 13

May 11

June 15

July 13

Aug 10

Sept 14

Oct 12

Nov 16

Dec 14

2nd Mtg

Jan 27

Feb 24

March 23

April 27

May 25

June 29

July 27

Aug 24

Sept 28

Oct 26

 

Dec 19

Special Meetings: 

June 22, 2016 Agenda  Minutes
        2015
Month January February March April May June July August September October November December
1st Mtg

Jan 13

Feb 11

March 11

April 8

May 6

June 10

July 8

Aug 5

Sept 9

Oct 14

Nov 18

Dec 9

2nd Mtg

Jan 28

Feb 25

March 25

April 22

May 20

June 24

July 22

Aug 19

Sept 23

Oct 28

 

Dec 21

Special Meetings: 

March 9, 2015 Agenda Minutes
August 31, 2015 Agenda Minutes
        2014
Month January February March April May June July August September October November December
1st Mtg

Jan 22

Feb 12

March 12

April 9

May 7

June 11

July 9

Aug 6

Sept 10

Oct 8

Nov 5

Dec 17

2nd Mtg

 

Feb 26

March 26

April 23

May 21

June 25

July 23

Aug 20

Sept 24

Oct 22

Nov 19

Dec 18

        2013
 
Month January February March April May June July August September October November December
1st Mtg

Jan 8

Feb 6

March 13

April 10

May 8

June 12

July 10

Aug 14

Sept 11

Oct 9

Nov 6

Dec 11

2nd Mtg

Jan 23

Feb 20

March 27

 

April 24

May 22

 

June 26

July 24

Aug 28

Sept 25

Oct 23

Nov 20

Dec 18

Special Meetings: 

September 30, 2013 Agenda Minutes
July 29, 2013   Minutes
        2012
Month January February March April May June July August September October November December
1st Mtg

Jan 10

Feb 8

March 14

April 11

May 9

June 13

July 11

Aug 15

Sept 12

Oct 10

Nov 7

Dec 5

2nd Mtg

Jan 25

Feb 22

March 28

April 25

May 23

June 27

July 25

Aug 29

Sept 26

Oct 24

 

Dec 19

        2011
Month January February March April May June July August September October November December
1st Mtg

Jan 11

Feb 9

March 16

April 13

May 11

June 15

July 13

Aug 10

Sept 14

Oct 12

Nov 9

Dec 14

2nd Mtg

Jan 26

Feb 23

March 30

April 27

May 25

June 29

July 27

Aug 24

Sept 28

Oct 26

Nov 21

Dec 21

Board of Equalization:

August 2nd Minutes

 

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