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Eagle County website wins Silver Award from City-County Communications & Marketing Association


The 3CMA Savvy Awards have represented the best in government communications for more than 30 years. In 2023, won the 2nd place Silver Award in the category "Digital Interactive" for "Overall Website." 

Eagle County considers the website a living, breathing reflection of county operations and we continue to make improvements to help our offices and departments provide an optimal user experience. 
Here are some comments from the judges that issued the award:
  • The graphics were very well done. The mountain landscape being added into multiple locations was a great addition. 
  • The drop down tools were easy to navigate. The eagle eye view of the surrounding area was my favorite part.
  • The Eagle drone shots are beautiful, engaging, and I'm sure create a sense of pride for residents. 
  • The visual of the calendar on the home page is great. 
  • The integration of the Facebook posts is a wonderful idea to gain new followers. 
  • The color pallete and theme was consistent throughout the website.

We look forward to continuing to serve the public by creating a fantastic website experience. For questions or comments, please email

Eagle County Finance Department recognized for budget presentation and financial reporting excellence

Contact: Jill Klosterman, Chief Financial Officer, 970-328-3511,
June 6, 2022 - Eagle County’s Finance Department was recently honored by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) with two distinctions. First, the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for the county’s 2022 budget, and second, for the twenty-third consecutive year a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its annual comprehensive financial report (ACFR) for the fiscal year which ended December 31, 2020.

“Transparency and financial accountability is of paramount importance to our operations at Eagle County Government,” said Commissioner Jeanne McQueeney. “The budget presentations from our finance team are always clear, concise, and thoroughly vetted. It’s simple to see the county’s strategic priorities reflected in the budget; we say what we’re going to fund and we fund community priorities. Congratulations to our Finance Department for more well-deserved recognition.”

The Budget Presentation Award recognizes exemplary budgeting practices among governmental entities. Budget awards are reviewed by members of the GFOA staff as well as outside professionals with experience in public-sector budgeting. According to reviewers, the county’s 2022 budget met nationally recognized guidelines for its effectiveness as a policy document, a financial plan, an operations guide, and a public communications device.

The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and represents a significant accomplishment by a government and its management.

For more information, contact Eagle County Chief Financial Officer Jill Klosterman at 970-328-3511 or at

El Departamento de Finanzas del Condado de Eagle fue reconocido por la presentación del presupuesto y la excelencia en los informes financieros

6 de junio de 2022 - El Departamento de Finanzas del Condado de Eagle fue honrado recientemente por la Asociación de Oficiales de Finanzas del Gobierno (GFOA, por sus siglas en inglés) con dos distinciones. Primero, el Premio Distinguido de Presentación del Presupuesto para el presupuesto del condado para 2022, y segundo, por vigésimo tercer año consecutivo, un Certificado de Logro por Excelencia en Informes Financieros por su informe financiero integral anual (ACFR) para el año fiscal que finalizó el 31 de diciembre de 2020.

“La transparencia y la responsabilidad financiera son de suma importancia para nuestras operaciones en el Gobierno del Condado de Eagle”, dijo la comisionada Jeanne McQueeney. “Las presentaciones presupuestarias de nuestro equipo de finanzas siempre son claras, concisas y minuciosamente examinadas. Es fácil ver las prioridades estratégicas del condado reflejadas en el presupuesto; decimos lo que vamos a financiar y financiamos las prioridades de la comunidad. Felicitaciones a nuestro Departamento de Finanzas por este merecido reconocimiento.”

El Premio a la Presentación del Presupuesto reconoce las prácticas presupuestarias ejemplares entre las entidades gubernamentales. Las asignaciones presupuestarias son revisadas por miembros del personal de la GFOA, así como por profesionales externos con experiencia en la elaboración de presupuestos del sector público. Según los revisores, el presupuesto del condado para 2022 cumplió con las pautas reconocidas a nivel nacional por su eficacia como documento de política, plan financiero, guía de operaciones y dispositivo de comunicación pública.

El Certificado de Logro por Excelencia en Informes Financieros es la forma más alta de reconocimiento en el área de contabilidad gubernamental e informes financieros, y representa un logro significativo por parte de un gobierno y su administración.

Para obtener más información, comuníquese con la directora financiera del Condado de Eagle, Jill Klosterman, al 970-328-3511 o escriba a

Eagle County Recognized by CDHS for Outstanding Performance

Contact: Megan Burch, Director, Eagle County Department of Human Services, 970-328-8815,

June 3, 2022 - The Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) recognized Eagle County for 2021 C-Stat Distinguished Performance. The county’s outstanding performance efforts were tied to programs that help Coloradans, including helping more local families move toward a stronger economic future by connecting Coloradans with meaningful work opportunities and workforce development programs, delivering crucial food and energy assistance in a timely manner and keeping vulnerable adults and children safe.

“2021 was a year of recovery, growth, and record dedication to Coloradans from our county partners,” said CDHS executive director Michelle Barnes. “Eagle County is leading the way as a top performer by delivering fast and consistent services and I am excited to see what they accomplish now that we are through the height of the pandemic. I am proud of Eagle County in supporting people slipping into poverty and those already in it, keeping kids and seniors safe, and supporting families.”

“Our team is amazing and I have so much gratitude for the opportunity to work with them everyday,” said Eagle County director Megan Burch. “Our Department of Human Services is receiving this recognition for the eighth time.”

C-Stat is a performance management tool that allows CDHS to better focus on and improve performance outcomes that enhance people’s lives. The Distinguished Performance Award recognizes counties that are timely, safe and accurate in work and meeting goals. Counties that meet their goals are more likely to be meeting the needs of individuals and families in their community, and more likely to have higher completion rates of applications. 10 counties received the 2021 C-Stat Distinguished Performance.

Counties identified as distinguished performers were (in alphabetical order):

El Paso
Rio Grande
San Juan

Further, three counties received the Most Improved Award:

Mineral: Most improved small county
Delta: most improved medium county
Larimer: most improved large county

C-Stat is a performance-based analysis strategy that allows every program within the Colorado Department of Human Services to better focus on and improve performance outcomes. By identifying areas of focus, CDHS determines what is working and what needs improvement. By measuring the impact of day-to-day efforts, we are able to make more informed, collaborative decisions to align our efforts and resources to affect positive change.

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