carl-young Huerfano County Administrator

Carl Young, County Administrator

401 Main Street, Suite 302
Walsenburg, CO 81089

(719) 738-3000 x110
administrator@huerfano.us

Lisa Powell-DeJong, County Attorney

401 Main Street, Suite 305
Walsenburg, CO 81089

(719) 738-3000 x118
attorney@huerfano.us

(Vacant)
Finance Officer
(719) 738-3000 x210

Nancy Bustos
Accounts Payable and GPID
(719) 738-3000 x211

Angela Wakeman
Human Resources Officer

(719) 738-3000 x205

Natalie Fisher
Compliance Officer
(719) 738-3000 x216

Lydia Martinez
Executive Assistant to the Commissioners
(719) 738-3000 x200

Under broad policy direction from the Board of County Commissioners, the County Administrator serves as the county’s chief administrative officer and serves as the direct manager for departments reporting to the board.

The County Administrator carries overall responsibility and authority for the business and service delivery aspects of the Huerfano County government. In matters of governance and public policy, the position oversees the implementation and administration of board-established policies. In addition, it helps maintain good working relationships between the board’s office and other elected officials.

The County Administrator works with the board to understand their vision and strategic policy direction and assists the board in developing and managing public policy matters and issues such as budget, land use, natural resources, transportation, environmental protection, social services, park development, county facilities, and the subsidiary functions within each of those broad areas.

Please email me if you can’t find the information you need, want to weigh in on an issue, or tell us what we’re doing right or wrong.

The Administration Office includes the County Finance function.  Led by the Finance Officer, this team accounts for all payments to vendors, inventory, audits, contract management, grants, payroll, internal service charges, and providing support to the County Administrator as Budget Officer.

Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. We prohibit unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees because of age 40 and over, race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, religion, national origin, disability, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable state or local law. This prohibition includes unlawful harassment based on any of these protected classes.

Current job openings are listed on GovernmentJobs.com.  Applicants must apply using one of the following application forms:

Huerfano County Human Resources can be contacted at:  (719) 738-3000 ext. 205 or jobs@huerfano.us

The Assistant to the Board of County Commissioners serves as the main point of contact for the County Commissioners and manages their schedules, agendas, and public notices.  Open Records requests are received through the Assistant to the Board as are requests to appear at Board Meetings.

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