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The following people have not cashed their 2016 KCC Fair premium award checks

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Code Red


Register your home phone and/or mobile phone to receive notifications in an emergency CodeRED Community Notification Enrollment.

Testing of Tornado Sirens
Testing will begin Tuesday March 14, 2017 at 10:00 A.M.  This would continue on the second Tuesday of each month through the Month of October, 2017.
The test for March will be a three (3) minute TAKE COVER, followed by a one (1) solid ALL CLEAR.
The months April through October will only be the one (1) minute solid ALL CLEAR tone.

This way we are kept abreast for those sirens that need repaired. 
Sirens are scheduled to be sounded at the following times and places:

  • 10:00 a.m. – Burlington
  • 10:05 a.m. – Bethune
  • 10:10 a.m. – Stratton
  • 10:15 a.m. – Vona
  • 10:20 a.m. – Seibert
  • 10:25 a.m. – Flagler
  • 10:30 a.m. – Countywide test of the “CodeRed” system.

CAMPING POLICY: There is no camping at the fairgrounds except during pre-approved events.

Colorado Parks and Wildlife begins releasing water from Flagler Reservoir Aug. 21




Office Information

Offices and Extensions:

(719) 346-8133

  • 301 - DMV, Recorder or Elections
  • 303 - Court Clerk
  • 304 - Administration, Vital Records, or the Commissioners
  • 306 - Sheriff
  • 307 - Dispatch
  • 308 - Jail
  • 309 - Probation office
  • 310 - Assessor
  • 311 - Treasurer
  • 312 - Victims Advocate or Useful Public Service

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Notice is hereby given that a proposed budget will be submitted to Kit Carson County Commissioners for the ensuing year of 2018; such proposed budget will be considered during public hearing on October 11, 2017 at 1:00 pm in the Commissioner’s Room, 251 16th St., Burlington.  Any interested elector of Kit Carson County may inspect the proposed budget beginning on October 12th and file or register any objections to the Board of County Commissioners at any time prior to the final adoption of the budget on December 15th at 4:00 pm.

Kit Carson County


ASSESSOR - Abbey Mullis


COUNTY COMMISSIONERS - Gary Koop, Cory Wall, Dave Hornung


SHERIFF - Tom Ridnour



Kit Carson County is located on the I-70 corridor in East Central Colorado near the Kansas border. Encompassing 2,161 square miles, Kit Carson County is among the State's top livestock, wheat and corn producing counties. Founded in 1889, its county seat is located in Burlington, Colorado at the Kit Carson County Courthouse.

Home to over 8,000 residents, Kit Carson County's six primary communities offer a wide range of social and recreational opportunities including the historic Kit Carson County Carousel and Museum, Old Town, three golf courses, three public swimming pools, a number of well equipped community playgrounds and parks and the annual County Fair and PRCA Rodeo.