Garfield County is accepting letters of interest for county treasurer through 5 p.m. on Friday, March 13. Interested parties must be an eligible elector and a resident of Garfield County for at least 12 months. The Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) has scheduled a work session at 9 a.m. on Monday, March 23, during which public interviews will take place. The commissioners plan to make an appointment for new Garfield County treasurer at the BOCC regular meeting on Monday, April 6. Finalists for the appointment are being determined at the Monday, March 16 BOCC meeting. The term runs through 2022,
Garfield County Treasurer and Public Trustee Karla Bagley is stepping down from her elected official role for a new opportunity out of state. Bagley has served as the Garfield County Treasurer and Public Trustee for the past five years, having won re-election in 2018. Her current term runs through 2022, and Bagley’s last day with the county is March 13. The county is seeking letters of interest from anyone wishing to fill the role. In order to be considered, an applicant must have been a Garfield County resident for at least 12 months, and an eligible elector (18 years old).
Garfield County residents will soon receive property tax notices in the mail. Approximately 30,000 notices were mailed out to property owners Jan. 27. The Garfield County Board of County Commissioners has certified $153 million in taxes to be collected through this tax cycle, up from $147 million in 2019. Property owners may pay taxes in halves, or all at once; the deadlines for half payments are Feb. 29, 2020 and June 15, 2020. The deadline for a full payment is April 30, 2020. Property owners can make payments online at www.garfield-county.com/treasurer/taxpayments through a secure payment portal with the Garfield County