Gilpin County Historic Courthouse front porch/entrance will be closed May 16 to June 17. Signs will redirect visitors.


Finance Department

Gilpin County Finance Department

The mission of the Finance Department is to efficiently provide accurate, timely and useful financial information and services to County management, employees, public, and outside agencies in a user-friendly manner, and in accordance with accounting and budgeting standards so that sound financial decisions can be made. Financial services include: accounting, accounts payable/receivable, payroll, budget preparation/control/analysis, debt management, county-wide financial statement and audit assistance, mill levy certification and capital asset record maintenance.

Finance Director

Joe Allaire

P.O. Box 366
Central City, CO 80427

495 Apex Valley Road
Black Hawk, CO 80422
office: 303-951-3671
fax: 303-951-3675


Vendor Payments

Vendor payments are payments not made via payroll. In order for a vendor payment to be released by Gilpin County Finance, an IRS Form W-9 must be on file with the Finance Department. If you are a vendor with Gilpin County and do not have one on file, please complete and return a W-9 form and email to Typically, payments are released weekly the Friday after they have been approved.

For more information or questions, please contact:
Finance Director, Joe Allaire,, phone: 303-951-3671