Treasurer/Public Trustee

About Us

The Treasurer’s Office welcomes you to our web site.  The County Treasurer is a constitutional officer elected for a four-year term. The Treasurer is responsible for collecting, investing and disbursing County funds.  The Treasurer’s Office mails property tax notices to the owner of record, collects property taxes, and disburses taxes to the taxing authorities (school districts, towns, the county, special districts, etc.)

As soon as practical after January 1st each year, the CountyTreasurer is to mail tax notices. Due dates for tax payment: Full payment is due April 30th (U.S. Postal Service Postmark is accepted) OR half payments are due the last of February and June 15th with no penalty. Any tax amount less than $25 is due in one payment. C.R.S. 39-10-104.5 as amended.  

Delinquent taxes are advertised in October and the Tax Lien Sale is held in November for real property Ad Valorem taxes. Delinquent mobile home taxes & personal property taxes are advertised in September, in preparation for distraint and sale. The Treasurer’s Office provides certificates of authenticity for transfer or ownership of mobile homes, purging titles, and moving permits for mobile homes.

Public Trustee’s Information

The Treasurer also serves as Public Trustee. The Public Trustee is responsible for processing foreclosures and releasing deeds of trust. Foreclosures are held on Thursdays starting at 10:00 a.m. at the Treasurer’s Office. The following is needed to execute a release of deed of trust:

  • Original Note marked “Paid in Full” or indemnification by entities described in 38-39-102.  If the original note is lost, a Lost Instruments Bond needs to be obtained.
  • Original Deed of Trust.  If the original cannot be obtained, a copy of the deed of trust showing the recording information is sufficient.
  • Completed Release of Deed of Trust Form.  (MUST BE NOTARIZED.
  • Fee of $26.00 is required.  (If the release form is more than one page, add $5.00 more per page.)

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FOR PUBLIC TRUSTEE RELEASE FORMS THAT YOU CAN DOWNLOAD YOURSELF AND FURTHER INFORMATION REGARDING THE COUNTY TREASURER'S OFFICE AND PUBLIC TRUSTEE PLEASE REFER TO THE WEBSITE:  www.e-ccta.org

CONCERNING FORECLOSURES THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION IS PROVIDED TO THE PUBLIC: 

IF THE BORROWER BELIEVES THAT A LENDER OR SERVICER HAS VIOLATED THE REQUIREMENTS FOR A SINGLE POINT OF CONTACT IN SECTION 38-38-103.1 OR THE PROHIBITION ON DUAL TRACKING IN SECTION 38-38-103.2, THE BORROWER MAY FILE A COMPLAINT WITH THE COLORADO ATTORNEY GENERAL, THE FEDERAL CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU (CFPB), OR BOTH.  THE FILING OF A COMPLAINT WILL NOT STOP THE FORECLOSURE PROCESS.

Colorado Attorney General, 1300 Broadway, 10th Floor, Denver, CO  80203  (800) 222-4444     Website: www.coloradoattorneygeneral.gov

Federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, PO Box 4503, Iowa City, Iowa  52244  (855) 411-2372     Website:  www.consumerfinance.gov

Mack M. Crowther
Mack M. CrowtherTreasurer/Public Trustee
Phone:(719) 376-5919
Fax:(719) 376-2442

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Treasurer/Public Trustee

Address:
PO Box 97
6683 County Rd. 13
Conejos, CO 81129

Phone: (719) 376-5919
Fax: (719) 376-2442

Hour of Operation:

Monday thru Friday, 8:am to 4:30 pm (except holidays)