Citizen Claim

To file a claim with the Town in the event you believe that the Town of Berthoud or any of its employees has injured you or damaged your property, Colorado law requires you to file a written Notice of Claim with the Town. 

The Colorado Governmental Immunity Act (CGIA) states that a claimant has 182 days after the date of the discovery of injury/incident to file written notice to the public entity.  The Town of Berthoud provides claim forms for such official notice from claimant.

The Town of Berthoud is insured through the Colorado Intergovernmental Risk Sharing Agency (CIRSA) who manages claims against the Town.  To file a claim, you can complete the Citizen Claim Form and submit it to the Town Claims Administrator.  To obtain reports or other documents from the Town of Berthoud, please contact the Municipal Clerk to file an Open Records request. Please see the following contact information for the Town Claims Administrator:

The Town of Berthoud
Town Claims Administrator
807 Mountain Avenue
PO Box 1229
Berthoud, Colorado 80513


By e-mail at or by calling at 970-344-5802