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Change Salary Categorizations For Certain Counties

Concerning the salary categorization of locally elected officers in specified counties.
2018 Regular Session
Local Government
Bill Summary

Officers - salary classification. Current law categorizes each county for purposes of establishing the salaries of elected county officials in the county. The statutory salary amounts are adjusted every 2 years for inflation and take effect for terms commencing after any change is made. The act modifies the categories of 4 counties with the accompanying percentage increase in salary as follows:

  • Grand county changes from category III-D to category III-B (20% increase);
  • Rio Grande county changes from category IV-D to category IV-C (10% increase);
  • Saguache county changes from category V-D to category V-B (20% increase); and
  • Jackson county changes from category VI-D to category VI-C (10% increase).
    (Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


Became Law


Bill Text


Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Rep. K. Becker, Rep. D. Valdez
Sen. R. Baumgardner, Sen. L. Crowder



The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details