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Weld County 2017 Budget

2017 Final Budget cover page

2017 FINAL BUDGET - $320,175,402

The 2017 Final Budget for Weld County was prepared in compliance with State statute, the Weld County Home Rule Charter, generally accepted budgeting principles, funding agency requirements, and the budget priorities and directions of the Board of Weld County Commissioners. The budget was structured, within available funds, to insure that:

  • Basic services are funded at adequate levels.
  • Revenue has been estimated at realistic levels.
  • Reserves that afford protection for the future are funded.
  • Productivity improvement programs are continued.
  • Employee compensation levels are based upon realistic employment market considerations and within the County’s ability to pay.
  • TABOR Amendment limits are adhered to in the budget.
  • Legislative and regulatory changes are accommodated.
  • GIS, e-government, and other technologies are employed in a cost-effective manner in the County.
  • Population growth and development are planned and accommodated.
  • Resources to improve roads impacted by the new oil and gas development have been funded, along with funds to complete the construction of the WCR 49 corridor from US Highway 34 to I-76.
  • Weld County must continue the initiatives required to foster area economic development and to improve the quality of life.
  • Resources were all allocated by focusing on programs, priorities, goals, and performance measures consistent with the Strategic Plan. 

Copies of the complete County 2017 Final Budget may be obtained by contacting the Clerk to the Board’s Office at the above address or phone number.

Contact Information

Finance and Administration

Don Warden, Director

1150 O Street
P.O. Box 758
Greeley, CO 80632

Phone: (970) 400-4218

Clerk to the Board / Office Manager

Esther Gesick

Phone: (970) 400-4226
Fax: (970) 336-7233 x 4021

Office Hours:

Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.