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Crestone Warning Siren TEST

On Saturday, June 19, 2021, Crestone Fire Department’s Outdoor Warning Siren will be tested at noon. THIS IS ONLY A TEST.

The Northern Saguache Fire Protection District (NSFPD), in cooperation with Baca Grande Emergency Services and with the support of the Saguache County Office of Emergency Management (OEM), is conducting a functional exercise. Residents should expect to see emergency crews and fire trucks in the Town of Crestone and in the Baca Grande subdivision.

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Sharps Mail-back Program

(June 3, 2021) You just used a needle to administer your medicine. Now what?
We have FREE sharps disposal kits for county residents! The kit comes with a sharps container, a return shipping box, and a prepaid mailing label. To participate in the Sharps Mail-back Program or to learn more about it, call Saguache Public Health at 719-655-2533.

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Help Wanted-Part Time Maintenance

Experienced individual needed for janitorial services with responsibility for cleaning various county buildings.  Part-time position with variable hours which include evening and/or early morning work times.  Starting pay will be $12.75 per hour. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, applications are available at the Saguache County Administration office.  Call 719-655-2231 for more information. Saguache County is an EEO employer.  Drug testing and background check are required for final applicants.


2021 Bid Notice

The Saguache County Board of Commissioners are accepting sealed bids for the following County Owned items.  The sealed bid will be accepted by the Commissioners, at their discretion until Monday, June 28, 2021 by 3PM. If you would like to submit a sealed bid offer for any available items, a bid packet and a list of items up for bid is available on the Saguache County website at saguachecounty.colorado.gov or you can call the Administration office at 719-655-2231 or by email request to administration@saguachecounty-co.govBids must be submitted on a County bid form and must be in a sealed envelope with the item listed on the outside of the envelope. ONE ITEM PER BID SHEET please. Funds must accompany bids.  NO CASH WILL BE ACCEPTED.  If bid is not accepted bid and funds will be returned. To view items for bid please contact the Saguache County Road and Bridge office at 719-655-2534. 

Help Wanted: Maintenance Supervisor

Saguache County Maintenance Supervisor - Experienced individual needed to head the Saguache County Maintenance Department. Responsible maintaining and cleaning various county buildings. Full-time position with variable hours which include evening and/or early morning work times. Applications available at Saguache County Administration office or www.saguachecounty.colorado.gov. Call 719-655-2231 for more information. Starting salary will be $50,000, to start, depending on experience. Position open until filled. Saguache County is an EEO employer. Drug testing and background check are required for final applicants.

Saguache County Sales Tax Grant Recipients List Now Available!