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February 2024 Salaries

104 Crestone Avenue
P.O. Box 699
Salida, Colorado 81201

719.539.3463 (phone)
719.539.7442 (fax)

Monday - Friday
8 am - 5 pm

Finance & Human Resources

The Finance Office is responsible for establishing the County budget under the direction of the County Commissioners, paying of County generated bills, Human Resources and payroll, Personnel policy, County waste disposal, accounts receivable, and accounts payable. Chaffee County sales and use taxes are administrated by the Colorado Department of Revenue.  You may contact CDOR for information regarding collection guidelines, licensure, reporting and compliance.

Countywide Sales Tax Increase

Due to the passage of Chaffee County Ballot Issue 1A, the following change will be effective January 1, 2019:

In addition to the existing two percent (2.5%) countywide sales tax and in accordance with the provisions of C.R.S. 29-2-103 & 105, there is imposed an additional countywide sales tax of 0.25% on the sale at retail of tangible personal property and the furnishing of services in the County so that the overall sales tax rate is increased from 2.5% to 2.75%.

Human Resources

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)
Chaffee County considers applications for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, (including pregnancy), national origin, age, the presence of a medical condition or disability, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, genetic information or any other legally protected status.

You may find information regarding Employment Opportunities here.

Standard County Employment Application

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Dan Short
Director of Finance & Personnel

Katharine Punke
Director of Human Resources

Dane DeVoy
Staff Accountant AP

Christina Early
Payroll Manager

Kate Sisneros
Administrative Assistant

Chaffee County Government Technology Accessibility Statement: Chaffee County Government is committed to providing equitable access to our services to all Coloradans. Our ongoing accessibility effort works towards being in line with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) version 2.1, level AA criteria. We welcome your requests for accommodations and feedback about the accessibility of Chaffee County Government's online services. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers. Chaffee County Government is committed to responding as soon as possible to any outreach. Contact us via Phone: 719-539-2218; E-mail:; Main Address: 104 Crestone, Salida, CO 81201

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