FinanceThe Finance Department is responsible for financial and accounting operations for the town.

Financial services include:
  • Budget development and administration
  • Investment management
  • Real estate transfer tax collection, administration and exemptions
  • Financial administration of all town contracts
  • Management of the general government services budget
  • Audit preparation
  • Safekeeping of construction bonds and other securities held by the town
Accounting services include:
  • Water, sewer and trash billing
  • Cashiering
  • Accounts receivable and payable

Public Notices

Effective July 31, 2021

The Town Manager of the Town of Telluride hereby gives public notice of the 2022 Town of Telluride Budget preparation process. All Town Departments, Boards, Commissions and citizens must submit to the Town Manager any requests for funds under the 2022 Budget no later than 5:00 p.m. Tuesday August 31, 2021. These requests should be delivered to the office of the Town Manager, in care of the Town Finance Director located at Town Hall, 135 W. Columbia Ave, Telluride, CO 81435 or mailed to P.O. Box 397. Failure to adhere to this deadline may affect the consideration and funding of a request.

The exception to this deadline shall be for those agencies, organizations and events seeking funding from the Commission for Community Assistance, Arts and Special Events (CCAASE). Grant guidelines and applications for CCAASE are available online at