Concerning the re-categorization of certain counties for the purpose of determining salaries paid to county officers in those counties.


Prior to 2015, counties were classified into primary categories I to VII for purposes of determining the salaries of county officers. Four subcategories, A to D, were added to each primary category in 2015, which would result in the following percentage increases for terms beginning on or after January 1, 2016:

  • Subcategory A: 30% increase;
  • Subcategory B: 20% increase;
  • Subcategory C: 10% increase; and
  • Subcategory D: No increase.

All counties were classified in subcategory A of their respective primary categories, which would have resulted in a 30% increase for all county officers in the state. The act modifies the classifications of certain counties, resulting in smaller increases for officers from these counties.


Senator Vicki Marble | Senator Mary Hodge | Representative Bob Rankin | Representative Millie Hamner

Signed on June 10th 2016 @ 9:10am By: Dickey Lee Hullinghorst (Speaker of The House of Representatives) ; Bill L. Cadman (President of The Senate) ; Marilyn Eddins (Chief Clerk of The House of Representatives) ; Effie Ameen (Secretary of The Senate) ; John W. Hickenlooper (Governor of The State of Colorado)



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