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Welcome to La Plata County

On behalf of the staff of La Plata County, we are pleased to welcome you to the County website. We hope that this site is a wealth of information for businesses, residents and visitors, and that it will enhance your access to information, provide a better understanding of the operations of your county government and offer you opportunities for civic engagement.

We encourage you to stay up to date on issues important to you by visiting our Meeting Agendas, Minutes and Streaming Audio page where you can listen to live or archived audio of La Plata County public meetings, view agendas for upcoming and past meetings and read approved meeting minutes. To ensure that you find the meeting that you are interested in, make sure that you select the correct board or commission from the "Meeting Group" dropdown menu on the top of the page.

Please feel free to contact us at infodesk@co.laplata.co.us or phone (970-382-6200) if you have any questions or if there is additional information that you would like to see on our site.

La Plata County Board of County Commissioners

Hay un interprete gratis 
para las personas que 
no hablen Ingles


Julie Westendorff, Chair
Gwen Lachelt, Vice Chair
Robert "Bobby" Lieb, Jr. , Commissioner


EServices Online County Information, Services and Program Applications (including applications for Medical and Food Assistance, Child Care Assistance, and Child Support Enforcement.) 
Colorado Health Care Sites: Connect for Health Colorado or Colorado PEAK

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La Plata County Living with Wildlife Advisory Board to Host Two Events

"Pumas & People - How People and Cougars Can Coexist' - Tuesday, September 30, 7-8:30 pm. Durango Public Library

"Durango's Bears - A Report on Colorado Parks and Wildlife 6-Year Study of Local Bear Behavior" - Thursday, October 9, 7-8:30 pm, FLC Noble Hall Room 130.

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event 2014

The 2014 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event will be held on Saturday, October 4th from 8 am - 1 pm at the La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave. Durango.

Photo La Plata County scenery