Weld County 2022 Budget

2020 Final Budget Cover Page

The 2022 Final Budget for Weld County totaling $374,739,671 was prepared in compliance with State statute, the Weld County Home Rule Charter, generally accepted budgeting principles, funding agency requirements, and the budget priorities and directions of the Board of Weld County Commissioners. The budget was structured, within available funds, to insure that:

  • Basic services are funded at adequate levels.
  • Revenue has been estimated at realistic levels.
  • Reserves that afford protection for the future are funded.
  • Productivity improvement programs are continued.
  • Employee compensation levels are based upon realistic employment market considerations and within the County’s ability to pay.
  • TABOR Amendment limits are adhered to in the budget.
  • Legislative and regulatory changes are accommodated.
  • GIS, e-government, and other technologies are employed in a cost-effective manner in the County.
  • Population growth and development are planned and accommodated.
  • Resources to improve roads impacted by the new oil and gas development have been funded.
  • Response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to be funded and handled efficiently, including relief directly to the community.
  • 2022-2026 Capital Improvement Plan has been funded at $39,975,000.
  • Funds have been included to complete reasonable accommodations for county growth, including a new Coroner’s morgue, a combined facility for the Clerk and Recorder, and Sheriff’s Office Records and Evidence units.
  • Weld County must continue the initiatives required to foster area economic development and to improve the quality of life.
  • Resources were all allocated by focusing on programs, priorities, goals, and performance measures consistent with the Strategic Plan.

A digital copy of the complete County 2022 Final Budget is available below, or a physical copy may be obtained by contacting the Clerk to the Board’s Office at the above address or phone number.