Getting Started in Chaffee County

Electric

SANGRE DE CRISTO ELECTRIC

Phone: (719) 395-2412, FAX 719-395-8742

Location: 29780 US Hwy 24 N, Buena Vista, CO 81211, PO Box 2013

 

XCEL Energy – electricity and natural gas Park, Lake and other Counties

https://www.xcelenergy.com/

800-895-4999

 

Gas

ATMOS if you have Natural Gas (typically in town)

Phone: 888-286-6700

Location: at 1448 F. Street, Salida, CO 81201

 

COMFURT GAS

Phone: 719-395-8445 for propane

Phone: 719-395-0212 for natural gas

Location: 655 Gregg, PO Box 2059

 

DELUCA GAS

Phone: 719-539-6402

Location: 10013 W. US Hwy 50, Poncha Springs, 81242

 

Garbage & Recycling

These services are sometimes provided in subdivisions

Chaffee County Waste and single stream curbside recycling, Phone:  (719) 395-6656

Waste Management and sorted curbside recycling, Phone:  (719) 539-6911

Shamrock Disposal Services (no recycling offered), Phone (719) 239-4854

 

Recycling services (funded by County and three local Municipalities), contracting with Angel of Shavano (Mickey Barry) 719-207-1197

Learn more and how to sort: http://chaffeecounty.org

Buena Vista Public Works, 755 Gregg Drive, Buena Vista

Salida Hot Springs Pool, 410 US Hwy 50, Salida

Chaffee County Landfill, 16550 Hwy 285

 

Chaffee County Landfill:

16550 US Hwy 285, Salida, CO;

719-539-3738;

http://chaffeecounty.org/landfill

 

Post Offices

Buena Vista 81211

Note: many BV addresses do not receive mail. Bring your lease agreement to the Post Office to get a PO Box-talk to us if you are having trouble getting packages shipped.

110 Brookdale Ave, Buena Vista, CO 81211

 

Salida 81201

310 D St, Salida, CO 81201

 

Nathrop 81236

22617 US Hwy 285, Nathrop, CO 81236

 

Poncha Springs 81242

6500 US Hwy 285, Poncha Springs, CO 81242

 

Libraries

Buena Vista Public Library

Phone: 719-395-8700

Location: 131 Linderman Ave, PO Box 2019

 

Salida Regional Library

Phone: 719-539-4826

Location: 405 E Street, Salida

 

Water & Sanitation Departments

Rentals: Water and sewer are often provided with your rent. If not, owner will request these be transferred to your name and you will be notified.

 

Buena Vista

Water Department Buena Vista

Phone: 719-395-6898 or 6713

Location: 321 East Main, PO Box 2002

Website: https://www.buenavistaco.gov/2145/Water-Billing

 

Buena Vista Sanitation District

Phone: 719-395-8095

Location: CR 301, PO Box 3069

Website: http://www.buenavistasanitationdistrict.com/

 

Salida/Poncha Springs

Salida Utilities: Water and Sanitation Department

Phone: 719-530-2622

Email: utilities@cityofsalida.com

Location: 48 E. 1st St., Suite 112, Salida, CO 81201

Website: http://cityofsalida.com/departments/salida-utilities/

 

AUTO – license and registration

Drivers License options

Salida Phone: (719) 539-2802

120 W 3rd St, Salida, CO 81201

 

Leadville

Phone: (719) 486-0888

505 Harrison Ave, Leadville, CO 80461

 

Auto, truck, trailer registration

Phone: (719) 539-4004

104 E Crestone Ave, Salida, CO 81201

 

Internet & TV Services

Charter Spectrum – Cable provider, TV & Internet

www.spectrum.com

 

CenturyLink – Internet on DSL

Phone: 866-963-6665

www.centurylink.com

 

Hughes Net – Satellite Internet

Phone: (866) 534-3931

 

Central Colorado Telecom – Internet

Phone: 719-937-7700

www.coloradocentraltelecom.com

info@coloradocentraltelecom.com

 

Dish Network – Satellite TV

www.dish.com

 

General Information

If you are a homeowner and moving into a property in Chaffee County, the one to notify is the County Clerk: 719-539-4004 to make your new home your primary residence.

Also, one or both of these offices need to be notified: Assessor: 719-539-4016; Treasurer: 719-539-6808