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Welcome to Platte County

Current County Happenings

Weed & Pest District Board of Directors

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Platte County Board of County Commissioners is soliciting nomination petitions for Directors of the Platte County Weed and Pest Control District, Area 2, (Dwyer); Area 3, (North Wheatland); and Area 6, (Chugwater); Area 7 (Town of Wheatland). The term of office is four (4) years. The Board of County Commissioners will make appointments from the qualified petitions for nominations at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, January 6, 2015.

Prior to appointment, a nominee for Director shall submit a petition, signed by at least ten (10) landowners, to the Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners, at least five (5) days before the date of the above described Commissioner meeting. Therefore, no petitions will be accepted after 4:00 p.m. Monday, December 29, 2014. Petitioners for nomination must be landowners and physically reside in the designated district area they are seeking nomination to. Petition forms can be acquired at the Office of the Platte County Clerk or the Platte County Weed and Pest District.

Lodging Tax Joint Powers Board

The Platte County Commissioners as well as the municipalities of Wheatland, Guernsey, Glendo, and Chugwater are now accepting applications for a five member Lodging Tax Joint Powers Board. Each of the above entities will appoint one representative. Applications are available here, and should be submitted to the entity you wish to represent.

Platte County Fire Warden

The Platte County Commissioners are accepting applications for Platte County Fire Warden, to be considered at their December 2, 2014 meeting. Interested persons may complete an employment application and submit to the Platte County Clerk.


The following is a list of position openings on various Platte County Boards for 2015. Should any Platte County resident have a desire to serve on any of these Boards, complete a board application or contact County Clerk Chris Kanwischer at 322-2315.

1-01-15 Holly Crowley
7-01-15 Patsy Parkin
7-01-15 Jean Dixon
7-01-15 Marty Shepard
7-01-15 Sherry Warner
11-1-15 Laura Poling

The Platte County Commissioners will also be appointing a County Engineer on January 6, 2015 for a period of one year. If interested, please submit information to the County Clerk.

Election Results

Election Results will be posted here as they become available.

New Process for Sex Offender Registry

Platte County has updated to a new process for tracking sex offenders in the county. Below you can find the new link to the Sex Offender Registry powered by Offender Watch.

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