Kiowa Albright Hall, Sheridan Lake, Colorado

 

 

Towner Bus Tragedy memorial

Kiosk to be erected at Towner, Colorado in 2017

 

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Eads Public Golf Course

1499 Golf Course Road
Eads, CO 81036

Renovation of the Plains Theater in Eads, Colorado

1918 Commercial Atlas of America

Panel of experts at E3 Business Expo

School house near Great Plains Reservoirs

Lone Fisherman at Jackson Pond south of Eads

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Welcome!

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Kiowa County was created on April 11, 1889, taking its name for the Kiowa Indians. The Missouri Pacific Railroad crossed the Kansas border in 1887 when the area was still part of a larger Bent County. The railroad platted towns approximately every seven miles. Incorporated towns are Sheridan Lake, Eads and Haswell. Unincorporated towns are Towner, Brandon, Chivington and Arlington. Kiowa County is dedicated to providing economic, social, health and other services to its citizens. 

Kiowa County Election Information

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JUNE 25, 2024 ELECTION ALERTS:  MAKE A PLAN TO VOTE!

Learn what will be on the June 25, 2024, election ballot, how to register, check and update your voter registration record, deadlines for registering and making changes, and other important election information by clicking the link below to be redirected to the Recorder's Notes-June 25, 2025, Election Alerts document in Google Drive to view print or download.

Recorder's Notes-June 25, 2025, Election Alerts

Click on the links below to be redirected to Kiowa County's 2024 Primary Election Results documents in Google Drive to view, print, or download.

2024 Primary Election Results

2024 Primary Statement of Votes Cast

Towner Wind Energy Projects

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For more information about wind energy projects in Kiowa County, click on the link below to be redirected to Invenergy's Towner Energy Center website.

https://townerenergycenter.invenergy.com/

Click on the link to the right to be redirected to Kiowa County's Land Use page for access the Towner East And Towner West Wind Energy Application documents.

Kiowa County Board Vacancies

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The Kiowa County Board of Commissioners are looking for enthusiastic people who are interested in serving on the Fair Board. Applicants need to be team players, willing to work with others to create a great fair & rodeo event. Interested persons are asked to submit a letter of interest to the Commissioner's Office at the courthouse, 1305 Goff Street, mail it to PO Box 100, Eads, CO or email it to: kiowaco100@gmail.com 

The Kiowa County Board of Commissioners are looking for enthusiastic people who are interested in serving on the following Kiowa County Boards. Sheridan Lake & Brandon Recreation District, Towner Recreation District, West Kiowa Cemetery District, and the Kiowa County Library District. Interested persons are asked to submit a letter of interest to the Commissioner's Office at the courthouse, 11305 Goff Street, mail it to PO Box 100 Eads, CO or email it to: kiowaco100@gmail.com

Prepare for SNAP and Medicaid Changes!

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Does your household receive SNAP or Medicaid benefits? 

Click here to be redirected to Kiowa County's Social Services page for information regarding changes happening with those benefits. 

Find Assistance for Utility Bills

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Are you experiencing financial hardship and struggling to afford your utility bills? 

Click here to be redirected to the Find Energy website and enter your zip code to start exploring available options for assistance! 

Kiowa County Office Space for Rent

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Kiowa County has office space for rent in Eads, Colorado

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  • 680 Square Foot / 19' X 38'
  • Upper Level
  • Rent = $500 per month
  • Included utilities: gas, electric, water, sewer, trash
  • Deposit = $500: 1/2 refundable ($250)
  • Newly remodeled
  • Private exterior entrance and interior entrance
  • Private restroom
  • Kitchenette
  • Direct access to rear balcony
  • Elevator access

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  • 370 Square Foot / 16' X 23'
  • Upper Level
  • Rent = $300 per month
  • Included utilities: gas, electric, water, sewer, trash
  • Deposit = $300 1/2 refundable ($150)
  • Interior entrance only
  • Shared restrooms / hallway
  • No exterior windows
  • Elevator access
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Please call the Commissioner's Office at (719) 438-5810 or email: kiowaco100@gmail.com with further questions. 

Kiowa County Landfill News

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**Eads Landfill Rate Change**Hours of Operation:Wednesdays, Fridays, & Saturdays 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Hours of Operation: Wednesdays, Fridays & Saturdays 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Regular Disposal Fees: 
The Eads Landfill in now accepting RESIDENTIAL yard waste at no charge as long as it is delivered to the landfill by the resident in a load containing no other type of waste.
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Eads Landfill

(Effective 01-01-2022)

Hours:

Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Closed: Sunday - Tuesday and Thursday

Payment Types: Punch Card, Checks or Credit/Debit Card "Please No Cash" 

Haswell Landfill

**CLOSED PERMANENTLY**

Landfill Closures

Landfill will be CLOSED if wind is over 20 MPH or if it is too muddy.

Anyone wishing to receive a text message when there are holiday or weather related closures can text LANDFILL CLOSURES and your NAME from your cell phone to (719) 691-5426.

Kiowa County Employment

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Full time. Secretary to Land Use Board, Land Use policies & procedures, issuance of all county permits, research & update regulations, Liaison to Board of County Commissioners. Great benefits! EOE.
Full time or part time positions in each district. CDL or must be able to obtain one. Great benefits! EOE.

Click here to be redirected to the Kiowa County Jobs page to access information about the current employment opportunities in Kiowa County. 

Kiowa County Permits

Building Permits

Kiowa County requires all new builds, additions, or moving of buildings to be permitted. 

Click here to be redirected to Kiowa County's Building Permit document in Google Drive to view, print, or download.

Please contact the Commissioners Office at (719) 438-5810 or email: kiowaco100@gmail.com for more information.

Open Burn Permits

Permits are required in Kiowa County for open burning. 

Click on the link below to be redirected to Kiowa County's Burn Permit document in Google Drive to view, print, or download. 

Kiowa County Burn Permit

Please contact the Commissioners Office at 1305 Goff St. or call (719) 438-5810 for more information.

Kiowa County's Technology Accessibility Policy

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Accessibility Policy

In accordance with HB21-1110, SB23-244, and 8 CCR 1501-1, Kiowa County must provide persons with disabilities equal access to County programs, service, and activities, including those programs, services, and activities that are made available through County websites and other online technology. This policy was developed to promote equal access to such programs, services, and activities provided throughout the County to persons with disabilities. This policy applies to all online technologies, including County customer facing websites, mobile applications, electronic communication, and digital documents such as portable document format (PDF).

Policy Statement

New and redesigned web content published on the County's online technologies after the effective date of this policy will conform to WCAG 2.1 Level AA compliance, except for content specifically excluded from this policy. No technology or design approach is required. The aim is to maximize access to and use of the County's online technologies by persons with disabilities.

Existing web content published prior to the effective date of this policy will either be archived or modified to conform to WCAG 2.1 Level AA compliance, to the maximum extent feasible, with exception of content specifically excluded from this policy. Web content hosted on the County's public website will be evaluated, prioritized, and scheduled for remediation no later than July 1, 2025, or as extended by the State.

Grievance Procedure

Online accessibility-related grievances should e submitted in writing and contain information about the alleged accessibility problem. The information required to submit a grievance is as follows:

  1. Name of the person initiating the grievance
  2. Address
  3. Phone number
  4. Program or location of the grievance (i.e. Kiowa County website)
  5. Date
  6. Description of the problem

Alternative means of filing complaints, such as personal interviews or a tape recording of the complaint will be accepted for persons with disabilities upon request. Though personal details are recorded to adequately record and respond to grievances, these detail will be treated with the utmost confidentiality except as required otherwise by Colorado Open Records Act.

Grievance Response Timeline

Mail or email the grievance to:

Kiowa County Board of County Commissioners

Attn: Administrative Assistant

P.O. Box 100

Eads, Colorado 81036

Email: kiowaco.assist@gmail.com

Phone: (719) 438-5810

Fax:      (719) 438-5615

Within 14 calendar days after receipt of the grievance, the County will contact the person initiating the grievance to discuss the problem and the possible resolutions.

Within 30 calendar days of the meeting, the County will respond in a format accessible to the complainant. The response will explain the County's position and options for a resolution. 

If the County's response does not satisfactorily resolve the issue, the complainant may appeal the decision within 30 calendar day after receipt of the response.