Accounting / Budget


The mission of the Accounting / Budget Department is to provide our customers with timely, relevant, concise, and materially accurate financial information to help decision makers make informed choices for the provision of services and capital assets and to promote participation in the decision process.

The Accounting / Budget Department processes a semimonthly payroll for employees and weekly the payment of vendors, maintains a capital asset inventory, and produces monthly and annual financial statements. An independent auditor audits the annual financial statements to ensure the fair presentation of the county’s financial position.

In addition, the Accounting / Budget Department compiles and assists the various departments of the county with their annual and future budgets.


Our office is located on the first floor of the Courthouse Annex on the southwest corner, at 136 6th Street in Steamboat Springs. The Courthouse Annex is immediately behind the courthouse.