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Request for Proposals/Sheriff Detention & Administrative Facility

Otero County Request for Proposals
Project Delivery Method Utilizing Design/Build June 20, 2022
Information to Bidders:
Otero County requests proposals for Design/Build of Sheriff Detention Facility and Sheriff Administrative Facility at 222 E 2nd Street, La Junta, CO.

Mandatory Pre-submittal Conference:
Wednesday, July 13, 2022, at 9:00 a.m., at the Otero County Courthouse, 13 W 3rd Street, Room 107, La Junta, CO 81050.
Bid packets can be picked up in the Otero County Commissioners Office, Room #212 of the Otero County Courthouse, or on the Otero County website.

If you have questions, please contact Amy White-Tanabe, County Administrator, at 719-383-3000.

  Request For Proposals

***Important Notice*** /NW Entrance Closure/Elections

Please note that the ADA-accessible door, NW entrance to the courthouse, will be CLOSED, and completely inaccessible starting Saturday, June 25th through Friday, July 1, 2022, due to construction. The East entrance will still be available and ADA access to the 2nd floor by way of the elevator is possible. By calling the Administrative Office at (719) 383-3000 or the Clerk & Recorders' Office at (719) 383-3020, help is available to determine how to accommodate special needs but please be aware and plan accordingly that it could take longer to accomplish personal business on these days.

ADA access to the downstairs offices of Probation, County Court, DMV, and Child Welfare will not be available during these days.

Please call if you're needing to reschedule an appointment or request special accommodations. 

Department of Human Services/Child Welfare (719) 383-3168

Department of Motor Vehicles (719) 384-2801

Probation (719) 384-5973

County Court (719) 384-4721

Where can I drop off my ballot or vote in person?

Otero County Clerk’s Office     M-F 8a-5p (6/20-6/27) VSPC/Ballot drop-off location

13 W 3rd St., Rm. 210                Saturday, June 25th 8a-12p**

La Junta, CO 81050                   Tuesday, June 28th (Election Day) 7a-7p

*Standalone ballot box South parking lot of Courthouse 24/7 from 6/6-6/28/22

**On Saturday, June 25th, call (719) 383-3024 for special assistance.


Town of Fowler                         Mon-Thurs (6/6-6/27) 8a-5p Ballot drop off only

114 E Cranston Ave.                 Fridays 8a-12p Ballot drop off only

Fowler, CO 81039                     Tues, 6/28 (Election Day) 7a-7p Ballot drop off only


Rocky Ford City Hall                Mon-Thurs (6/6-6/27) 7a-5:30p Ballot drop off only

203 S Main St.                           Fridays CLOSED

Rocky Ford, CO 81067             Tues, 6/28 (Election Day) 7a-7p Ballot drop off only


ADA-accessible voting machines are available at any VSPC listed above.

High Prairie Homes Attainable Housing Project

The Southeast Colorado Enterprise Development team, the Southern Colorado Economic Development District, and High Prairie Homes will deliver 127 dwellings, including single-family homes and duplexes, in 2022-2023.

This project is a concerted effort and regional partnership between the local, county, state, and federal governments. Attainable housing that is long-term, safe, and energy-efficient, will provide opportunities for both homeownership and rentals to the local workforce.

Learn more and apply through the yellow box!

Recent News

June 27, 2022
To view the 6 27 2022 Agenda, open here.
June 24, 2022
RFP Detention Draft 6 20 2022
June 13, 2022
Open & view the 6 13 2022 agenda here.

Upcoming Events

Monday, June 27, 2022 - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Click here to go to the Land Use Department's page!       
Monday, July 11, 2022 - 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 - 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Historic Preservation Advisory Board meets the second Wednesday of the month at 4:00 pm at the Otero County Courthouse in Room 110A (across from the Bauserman Conference Room). 




Contact Us:

Please review the phone directory below in another window.

If you're still unsure of the department you want to reach,

call 719-383-3000 for assistance.

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