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Clerk & Recorder

Madene “Beth” Zilla

Phillips County Clerk and Recorder

Phillips County Clerk’s office since 1999

Phillips County Clerk since 2003



221 South Interocean Avenue

Holyoke, CO 80734

(T) 970-854-3131   (F) 970-854-4745


Email:  Beth.Zilla@phillipscounty.co



Office Staff

Val Danielson - Deputy Clerk


Diane Rahe - Elections Deputy


Michelle Klinzmann - Accounts Payable Clerk

Clerk & Recorder Hours:  Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) hours:  Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.



Our Mission

The Phillips County Clerk's team mission is dedication to the highest quality of customer service delivered with integrity, friendliness and enthusiasm.


Responsibilities of the Clerk & Recorder:

  • Chief Election Official of Phillips County
  • Agent of the State of Colorado for motor vehicle titling and licensing
  • Agent of the State of Colorado for issuing driver’s licenses
  • Ex-officio recorder of property and other legal documents for Phillips County including registrar of torrens
  • Agent of the State of Colorado for issuing marriage licenses and certificates
  • Clerk to the Board of Phillips County Commissioners
  • Accounts payable