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Recorder's Notes by Pamela Bacon, Logan County Clerk and Recorder

Motor Vehicle Information:

The Colorado Division of Motor Vehicles Department of Revenue and the Colorado Clerk and Recorders discovered an issue with the Specific Ownership Tax (SOT) calculations for vehicles whose renewal was in the month of December, 2018.  This calculation error overcharged customers who own a vehicle model years 2014-2018 and 2010 AND had a December 2018 vehicle registration expiration date. 

READYColorado Blog: Spring Cleaning: Keeping Your Identity Clean

Are you getting ready to do some spring cleaning? If you are like most of us, you will toss out some papers as spring nears. April also happens to be records and information management month. Identity thieves know that we often toss out valuable information during a spring cleaning purge, and they are on the lookout for anything they can grab that will help them steal your identity. Below are a few tips to keep your identity safe while you freshen up your home.

READYColorado Blog: National Telecommunicator’s Week and 911 Education Month

An emergency arises and you call 9-1-1 for help, but you don’t know what to tell the dispatcher because you’ve suddenly forgotten your address. Being prepared can help eliminate some of the stress that sets in during emergencies. National Public Safety Telecommunicator’s Week and 9-1-1 Education Month serve as important reminders that being prepared can make all the difference.

READYColorado Blog: National Window Safety Week: Five Minutes of Prevention

According to SafeKids.org, window falls account for about eight deaths and 3,300 injuries among children five and younger each year.  National Window Safety Week is designed to heighten the awareness of what can be done to help keep families safe from the risk of accidental falls or injuries in the home. Falls from a window are extremely dangerous, especially for children, and can cause serious injuries or death.

Testimony in Favor of Strengthening and Streamlining Colorado's Behavioral Health System

The Colorado Department of Human Services supports House Bill 19-1237Licensing Behavioral Health Entities, which would streamline behavioral health facility and program standards so that individuals can receive the behavioral health services they need quickly and efficiently from facilities licensed to operate in Colorado. 

Helping Communities Get Ahead — Colorado’s First Strategic Plan for Primary Prevention of Substance Abuse

For the first time, Colorado has a statewide strategic plan for primary prevention of substance use. The strategic plan focuses on advancing prevention by using evidence-based programs and strategies; strengthening the prevention workforce; aligning state agency funders of prevention and addressing inequities in substance abuse and access to prevention services. 

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