Welcome to the County of Gilpin Website
Gilpin County is a rural community in
Colorado’s high country, neighboring the Continental Divide, yet less than an hour west of downtown Denver. Residents enjoy a quality of life enhanced by the vast recreational opportunities offered by Golden Gate State Park, the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests, the limited-stakes gaming in Black Hawk and Central City, a state-of-the-art
recreation center and fairgrounds, low taxes and financially secure local government.
Below are links to topics that might be of interest.
Coffee with the Commissioners has been cancelled for July and August. They will resume in September. Keep an eye out here for the notice of the next Coffee.
Funding Request Information for the January-December 2016 Gilpin County Budget: Organizations that have received county funding in the past year received an email in June. This email included a 2016 budget request form due August 31, 2015, and the detailed policy, with guidelines as to what sorts of requests will be considered. The Policy Statement for Gilpin County Funding of Non-County Agencies and Programs may also be found on the county website at http://co.gilpin.co.us/Finance/FundingPage.htm . If you know of an organization that does not receive an email or needs more information, please call Gilpin County Finance at 303-951-3671.
2016 County Budget Hearing Schedule
Position of Importance. Gilpin County is seeking an individual to serve on the Denver Regional Council of Governments’ Advisory Committee on Aging to represent the needs of Gilpin residents age 60 and older. Meetings are held monthly in Denver; representatives may claim a mileage reimbursement. Applicants must reside in Gilpin County and be age 60 or older. Letters of interest should be mailed to the Gilpin County Commissioners Office at P.O. Box 366, Central City, CO 80427 or email@example.com or they can be hand-delivered to the Old Courthouse. For more information please contact Deputy Clerk Sharon Cate at 303-582-5214.
As summer ends, remember the bears are getting ready to hibernate and they are not usually this polite!
Photo courtesy Colo. Parks & Wildlife
Upcoming Holiday Hours:
Labor Day Holiday, September 7, 2015