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Members The 3-member Board of County Commissioners works to represent the interests of the citizens of Park County at local, state, and national levels. Commissioners are elected at large from 1 of 3 geographic districts for 4-year staggered terms.
District 2 Dick Elsner Email Phone: 719-836-4209 Cell: 719-839-0466
District 3 Ray Douglas Email Phone: 719-836-4211 Cell: 719-839-1698
Responsibilities Colorado State Statutes designate counties to function as a service of the State and to serve as the legislative, policy making, and administrative body governing the unincorporated areas. The specific powers, authorities, and responsibilities of the Board of County Commissioners include the following:
The responsibility to provide leadership to county operations through the adoption of the annual budget, which includes all departments, commissions, and other spending agencies funded by County appropriations
The power to levy taxes, subject to State tax revenue limitations
The authority to represent and manage the business and concerns of the County and to care for its property