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Colorado
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Jena Griswold

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Jena Griswold

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News Release

Media contact
Serena Woods
serena.woods@sos.state.co.us
303-860-6903

State of Colorado
Department of State

1700 Broadway
Suite 250
Denver, CO 80290

Jena Griswold
Secretary of State

Jenny Flanagan
Deputy Secretary of State

Colorado state seal

News Release

State of Colorado
Department of State

1700 Broadway
Suite 250
Denver, CO 80290

Jena Griswold
Secretary of State

Jenny Flanagan
Deputy Secretary of State

Media contact
Serena Woods
serena.woods@sos.state.co.us
303-860-6903

Electronic Recording Technology Board Awards Grants to Fremont, Saguache, Eagle, Jackson, and Pitkin Counties

Denver, May 2, 2019 – The Electronic Recording Technology Board (ERTB), housed in the Secretary of State's office, has awarded grants to Fremont, Saguache, Eagle, Jackson, and Pitkin Counties for upgrades to their record keeping systems. The ERTB was created in 2016 with the mission of developing, maintaining, improving, replacing or preserving land records systems in our state.

  • Fremont County: Awarded $222,000 for purchasing new software and hardware, modernizing recording services and helping the county provide better customer service.
  • Saguache County: Awarded $61,918.81 for system maintenance and annual web hosting services. The grant will also help the county index land records books and make these documents available electronically.
  • Eagle County: Awarded $834.54 to improve customer experience when researching county records. The funds will also help Eagle County update computer screens that are small and difficult to read. The grant will help ensure that interested parties can see the documents and information clearly, and are as well-served by the electronic images as they were by the paper documents and maps.
  • Jackson County: Awarded $112,150 for protecting and preserving Jackson County's historical documents and making them easily searchable by staff and customers. This grant will provide financial assistance for Jackson County to complete the digital preservation of the historical collection to provide secure, online access to county history.
  • Pitkin County: Awarded $17,830.34 to add electronic indexing data to historical documents from 1950-1976.

"Congratulations to Fremont, Saguache, Eagle, Jackson, and Pitkin counties on these awards. I am glad that the Electronic Reporting Technology Board is able to support counties across Colorado in maintaining records and upgrading their systems," said Secretary Jena Griswold.

The ERTB was created in 2016, after a working group made up of real estate, title, lending, and legal professionals, as well as county subject-matter experts conducted an evaluation of Colorado's recording systems. Since the board's creation, more than two million dollars has been awarded to 26 counties to ensure county clerks are able to improve and maintain property records, marriage licenses, and other important documents.