Municipal Court

Municipal Court during COVID 

Due to current public health orders, Municipal Court is currently being conducted virtually, via WebEX. The instructions for appearing virtually are below. If you do not have access to a smart phone or other device that can connect to the internet, such as a laptop with video capability, please contact the Municipal Court Clerk at least one week prior to your court date at (970) 429-2680 to arrange for your appearance.

*To appear by video: (preferred) you can download the Webex Meeting App at for your smartphone or computer and join using a specific access code/meeting number. 

*To appear by phone you need to reach out to the court clerk 1 week prior to your hearing.

City HallThe Municipal Court has original jurisdiction of all criminal and civil cases arising under the City Charter, the City Code and other ordinances of the City, with power to punish violations thereof by imposing fines and penalties. The Municipal Court also has the power to assess and collect civil penalties, order and enforce by contempt abatement of nuisances, enforce subpoenas issued by the Charter, Municipal Code and other ordinances.

Court In Session

Municipal Court is in session Wednesdays at 9 a.m. downstairs in City Hall, which is located at 130 S Galena Street.

Court dates must be set through the court clerk at 970-429-2680.

Judge & Court Prosecutor

Judge Brooke Peterson is the Municipal Court Judge, and the Court Prosecutor is Kate Johnson.

Court Docket

See the current court docket.

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