Clerk to the Board of County Commissioners

The Clerk to the Board staff attend every meeting of the Board of County Commissioners to record the proceedings and decisions of the Board as the designee for the Clerk and Recorder. They prepare agendas, maintain minutes, attest the President’s signature, preserve and catalog the official records and documents of the Board. 

Additionally the Clerk to the Board of County Commissioners department is your contact for liquor and medical marijuana licensing matters for unincorporated El Paso County and for property tax appeals to the Board of Equalization.

General Clerk to the Board Information:
(719) 520-6430
carctb@elpasoco.com

Main Office:
1675 West Garden of the Gods Road
Suite 2201
Colorado Springs, CO 80907

Clerk to the Board Manager: Kristy Smart
Telephone: (719) 520-6432
Email: kristysmart@elpasoco.com

It is the responsibility of the Clerk to the Board staff to act as the designee for the County Clerk and Recorder at the Board of County Commissioners meetings. At every meeting, a Clerk to the Board staff member is in attendance, recording the proceedings and decisions of the Board.

They prepare agendas, maintain minutes, attest the President’s signature, preserve and catalogue the official records and documents of the Board.  The County Clerk and Recorder has been the custodian of records and documents for the Board of County Commissioners since 1868.
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Legislative and Parliamentary Rules and Procedures of the Board

Liquor Licenses for Unincorporated El Paso County

The Clerk to the Board reviews and processes liquor license applications considered by the Board sitting as the Local Licensing Authority. For most commonly asked questions and answers, visit Colorado Department of Revenue Liquor Enforcement Division.

Medical Marijuana Licenses for Unincorporated El Paso County

The Clerk to the Board accepts medical marijuana license applications on behalf of the Board of County Commissioners, the Local Licensing Authority. For the most current information, visit the Colorado Department of Revenue Enforcement Division.

Taxpayers, or their authorized representatives, may appeal the El Paso County Assessor’s determination of value by July 16 for real property and July 20 for personal property.  Hearings on appeals are scheduled by the Clerk to the BoCC during the month of July annually.

Independent referees conduct the hearings and may make adjustments to the value. A final written decision is mailed to the taxpayer within five business days following the hearing. These decisions can be further appealed to either the District Court, Binding Arbitration or the Board of Assessment Appeals.

The El Paso County Assessor’s Office website has tools to assist taxpayers who want to research property values in their neighborhoods.

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