What Does a

Duties & Authority
  • Colorado County Clerk & Recorders are defined by the Colorado Constitution and Colorado Revised Statutes
  • Ex Officio Recorder of Deeds
  • Clerk to the Board of County Commissioners
  • Chief Election Official and Registrar of Voters for the County
  • Local Registrar for Vital Statistics (Birth & Death Certificates)
  • Liquor & Tobacco Licensing
  • Marriage Licensing
  • As a member of the Colorado County Clerks Association, County Clerks discuss pending legislation pertaining to their offices, and testify for/against bills at the State Capitol.
Community Connection
  • County Clerk offices touch the lives of everyone in our community.  When you receive and cast your mail ballot, when that courtesy postcard arrives to remind you that your vehicle registration is due for renewal, and when you need a copy of your property deed, the Clerk & Recorder is there.
  • It's an honor to be of service for big life events: opening a business requiring licensing, a first-time car purchase, birth of a new child, marriage, or a loved one's passing, the Clerk & Recorder is there for our neighbors.
  • Summit County citizens can count on a vote for Stacey Nell for Clerk & Recorder in 2022, to ensure the continuance and elevation of service accessibility as a part of County Government that Summit citizens deserve.

Kathy Neel, Summit County Clerk & Recorder, Stacey Nell, Chief Deputy Summit County Clerk & Recorder, and LaDonna Jaramillo, San Juan County Clerk & Recorder, at the 2022 Summer Colorado County Clerks Association "Defenders of Democracy" Conference in Salida, CO.