COVID-19. Due to the virus, the county buildings are closed to public walk-in traffic at this time. The Treasurer’s office has an exterior service window into our office to provide taxpayer assistance and receive tax payments. Face coverings are required to help keep our employees safe.
The County Treasurer is responsible for mailing Property Tax Statements to the owner of the record, collecting property taxes, and disbursing taxes to the taxing authorities (school districts, towns, the county, special districts, etc.). Other duties of the Treasurer include receiving all monies sent to San Miguel County, maintaining correct and proper accounting of all monies, disbursing monies for obligations of the county on the orders of the Board of County Commissioners, and investing all monies until they are needed.
The Treasurer is an elected position with 4-year terms. Brandi R. Hatfield was appointed in 2021 to serve the remainder of the previous Treasurer's term and will run for re-election in 2022.