Morgan County and COVID-19

March 19, 2020 - Morgan County Remains Open with Restricted/Limited Access to County Buildings

Morgan County Offices continue to be OPEN to conduct business but in the best interest of the health and well-being of the public and our staff and to help minimize the spread of COVID-19, Morgan County has adopted a resolution for restricted/limited public access to our buildings.  Below are phone numbers, documents and additional information on alternative ways you can continue to conduct business with Morgan County.  Please contact the appropriate department for any assistance and instructions so staff can continue to meet your needs.

Resolution 2020 BCC 10 - Order Declaring a Disaster
Resolution 2020 BCC 11 - Resolution Adopting Procedure for Emergency and Remote Meetings
Resolution 2020 BCC 12 - Resolution Restricting Public Access to County Buildings

Current Access to County Buildings

  1. Administrative Building – Closed to Public Access as of 3/19/2020
    • County Clerk & Recorder (970-542-3521)
    • County Treasurer (970-542-3518)
      • Property Tax Payment Notice:  English  Spanish
      • Alternative ways to pay your property taxes
        • Online
          (There is a fee for debit or credit cards but NO fee for electronic check.)
        • By Phone - 1-800-2PAY-TAX (1-800-272-9829) - use Jurisdiction Code 1610
          (There is a fee for debit or credit cards but NO fee for electronic check.)
        • Drop Your Payment Off - Drop your payment in the Elections drop-box located in the alley behind the County Administration Building at 231 Ensign St, Fort Morgan, CO.
        • Mail your payment to:
          • Morgan County Treasurer
            PO Box 593
            Fort Morgan, CO  80701
    • County Assessor (970-542-3512)
    • Office of Emergency Management (970-542-3510)
    • Finance Department (970-542-3505)
    • Information Systems (970-542-3507)
    • Human Resources (970-542-3537)
    • Planning & Zoning (970-542-3526)
    • Tourism (970-542-3508)
       
  2. County Commissioner’s Office – Closed to Public Access as of 3/19/2020 (970-542-3500)
     
  3. Department of Human Services – Limited Public Access as of 3/19/2020 (970-542-3530)
    • Visit Colorado.gov/PEAK to see if you qualify for assistance with Health Coverage, Food Assistance, Child Care, Employment, Cash Assistance, LEAP Assistance and more.

  1. Auxiliary Services – Closed to Public Access as of 3/19/2020
    • CSU Extension Services (970-542-3400)

  1. Emergency Services – Closed to Public Access as of 3/19/2020
    • Ambulance (970-542-3570)

  1. Public Works
    • Road & Bridge – Closed to Public Access as of 3/19/2020 (970-542-3560)
    • Landfill – No closure – Continuing regular business hours (970-867-9713)
       
  2. Fairgrounds - Subject to Public Health Order 20-23, issued by the Colorado Department of Public Health, Implementing Social Distancing Measurers, as may be amended.  (970-542-3540)
     
  3. Sheriff's Office - Limited Public Access, subject to the order of the Morgan County Sheriff (970-867-2461)

Public Announcements:

COVID-19 Public Announcement 3-17-2020

Morgan Combined Courts Notice

Effective Monday, March 23rd, Morgan Combined Courts will be operating at 50% staffing.  Click HERE to view policy operations and contact information for the Morgan Combined Courts. Windows to the clerk‘s office will be closed to minimize contact due to COVID-19 concerns. Jury trials through the month of March have all been cancelled. Directives that have come down from our District Judges will remain in effect for dockets.

By Order of the County Sheriff - Jail Visitations Temporarily Suspended

March 17, 2020 - Due to the Coronavirus COVID-19 - Out of concern for the health and safety of our inmate population as well as all of our staff, the Morgan County Jail will be suspending all inmate visitations effective immediately.  Inmates will receive additional free calls during this time.  Click HERE to read the entire order.

When to Call 911 for Emergencies

Please keep calls to 911 for emergencies only.  Click HERE for guidelines on when to call 911.