Treasurer / Public Trustee




5/11 Our office will open to the public from 8:30am - 4:30pm

Only one person will be permitted into the office at a time. Please wear a mask for us. We will be wearing a mask for you.


With Executive Order D 2020 012, Governor Polis authorized the County Treasurers to suspend or waive delinquent interest that may accrue as a result of delinquent tax payments for 30 days.

The Montrose County Treasurer’s Office will not collect additional fees or interest for the 2019 property taxes due April 30, 2020, if paid in May. If additional time is required for payment, please contact the Treasurer, Rosemary Murphy, by email or phone 970 249-3565.

This waiver does not extend to accounts where the taxes are being remitted by a mortgage company through a taxpayers escrow account or by a title company as part of a real estate closing.

From the Treasurers Office
ANNOUNCEMENT: The Treasurer's Office is pleased to offer you TreasurerWeb. This addition will allow you to search property tax information, print a receipt, a statment of taxes, property tax notice and many other reports.


Welcome to the website of the Office of Treasurer and Public Trustee. This office is responsible for the collecting of property taxes and distributing the tax money to the entities each month. We are the bank for the county, all county money flows through this office. The foreclosures and releases of deeds of trust are the responsibility of the Public Trustee.

The staff of this office offers excellent customer service and we are available to assist you Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Please call 970 249-3565 or email etreasurer or eforeclosures.

Senior Property Tax Exemption

Veteran Property Tax Exemption

Please contact the Assessor's Office at 970-249-3753

Notice to an Owner in Foreclosure

If your property goes to foreclosure auction sale and is purchased for more than the total owed to the lender and to all other lien holders, please contact the public trustee’s office after the sale because you may have funds due to you. C.R.S. 38-38-111 (2.5) (a).

Registration for the Tax Lien Sale is now being held at the Montrose County Event Center which is located at 1036 North 7th St. Room 4 Montrose, CO 81401 Thank you!