City Clerk

The City Clerk’s Office is the support staff for the Cortez City Council. The department prepares the agenda packets and minutes for the City Council meetings and also processes public notices, ordinances, and resolutions.

The City Clerk’s Office Also Handles Licenses

  • Liquor establishments (including Special Event Permits)
  • Medical marijuana centers/retail marijuana centers

The City of Cortez does not require a business license to open a business in the City of Cortez.  In order to do business with liquor or marijuana one must obtain a license.  Sales tax licenses are required and can be obtained through the City of Cortez Finance Department.  For more information please call 970-565-3402 ext. 1138.

Licensing information offered by the City of Cortez:

Records requests and municipal election information may also be obtained through the City Clerk’s Office.

Requesting Records & Information

Information regarding the requesting of records.