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Road Closure Updates:
CR 12: Closed at MM16 to through traffic; expected to re-open next week.
Phantom Canyon (CR 67): Closed
Shelf Road: NOW OPEN on both Teller County and Fremont County ends.
CR 45: Closed
323A: Closed in the Tallahassee area.
CR 143: NOW OPEN. Citizens are asked to drive with caution and slow down. Anyone entering roads through barricades do so at their own risk.
Chandler (CR 77) at Pinion Avenue and at CR 80 - NOW OPEN
High Park (CR 11) - NOW OPEN
The road closures are due to rock slides and wash outs and are not passable. Crews are working as quickly as possible to get these areas opened and to mitigate further issues. We are asking citizens to please be patient and to understand that these closures are for your safety.
May 26, 2015
On May 1, 2015 the Fremont County Assessor's Office mailed a Real Property Notice of Valuation to every property owner in Fremont County.
Several hundred of these notices have been returned to the Assessor's Office as "Undeliverable" by the Postal Service. If you own property in Fremont County and you did not receive a Notice of Valuation, please contact the Assessor's Office so that we can verify your mailing address and forward your notice to you. You can contact us regarding your Notice of Valuation by phone at 719-276-7310, by FAX at 719-276-7311 or by mail or personal visit at:
615 Macon Ave, room 107, Cañon City, CO 81212
May 13, 2015
Fremont County 2014 Accountability Report
Check out the 2014 Fremont County Accountability Report! See highlights from our past 12 months, and be aware of what the county is doing with the tax revenues it receives.
April 2, 2015
Fremont County Department of Public Health and Environment: New Location and Phone Number
Fremont County Public Health offices have now been moved to our new location! Our offices are now open in the Fremont County Garden Park building, 201 N. 6th Street in Cañon City (located across the street from the Fremont County Administration building). We are no longer operating out of our old location on Justice Center Road.
Also please note that our agency name has changed to Fremont County Department of Public Health and Environment. Environmental Health Services has become part of Public Health and has also moved to the new location at 201 N. 6th Street.
Our new general number is 719-276-7450. Fax line is 719-276-7451.
February 9, 2015
New State Child Welfare Hotline Number
The Colorado Department of Human Services has launched a new statewide child abuse and neglect hotline:
This hotline is designed to provide one, easy-to-remember phone number for individuals to use statewide to report suspected child abuse and neglect. The hotline serves as a direct route to Colorado's 64 counties and two tribal nations, which are responsible for accepting and responding to child abuse and neglect inquiries and reports. All callers will be able to speak with a call-taker 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
For more information, please visit http://www.colorado.gov/cs/Satellite/CDHS-Main/CBON/1251575083520.
January 6, 2015
FREMONT COUNTY EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR
Fremont County Elected Officials named Marty Keen as the Fremont County Employee of the Year for 2014. Marty does a great job, and her co-workers notice and appreciate her contributions. She is currently a Deputy Assessor. As stated in her nomination letters:
“…an asset to Fremont County, not only for her dedication and knowledge of the procedures in the Assessor's Office, but also in her dealing with the general public and other departments…”
“…serves the public and this County with competence and compassion…”
“…willing to help anyone at a moment's notice and does so with respect and sincerity…”
“…helps build a unified team atmosphere…”
Marty’s pride in Fremont County shows and her years of loyal service are commendable. The County is a better place with Marty a part of it.
Congratulations and job well done!
Check Out Past Recipients of Fremont County Employee of the Year Awards