Larimer Emergency Telephone Authority is readily referred to as LETA. LETA was created through an Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) entered into by Larimer County; the towns of Berthoud, Estes Park, Timnath, Johnstown, Windsor, Colorado State University Police Department and Wellington; the cities of Fort Collins and Loveland;the Hospital Districts of Park, Poudre, and Thompson Valley; and ten Fire Protection districts located in Larimer County. Pursuant to the Intergovernmental Agreement, LETA is responsible for the administration of Enhanced 9-1-1 services throughout Larimer County.

Mission Statement

The Larimer Emergency Telephone Authority is committed to supporting 9-1-1 Emergency Communications throughout Larimer County. We assume a leadership role by identifying current and future 9-1-1 communication system needs and establishing sustainable equipment standards. To support these standards, we collect, responsibly manage, and distribute telephone surcharges collected by the Authority.

Vision Statement

The Larimer Emergency Telephone Authority facilitates the delivery of 9-1-1 service through technical excellence, leadership, and open collaborative communication to maintain a unified approach to current and future 9-1-1 needs.


Our Values;
We achieve our mission through;
·Fairness & Equity
·Personal Responsibility
·Planning & Problem solving


Our position in the community relies greatly on respect and confidence of the public. The integrity of each individual as well as each vendor we partner with relates to this value. Without this trust, we cannot expect to form a partnership with the community.

Fairness and Equity

We are committed in providing consistent and reliable Enhanced 9-1-1 services throughout Larimer County.

Personal Responsibility

Each of us has personal responsibility. We respect and encourage individual responsibility and talent, while recognizing members have a right and an obligation to represent their respective discipline and agency. It is essential for each Board member to work together and that personal and department agendas are not present in Board decisions.


Teamwork is essential to the successful operation of the LETA Board. The team must include all agencies represented and the appropriate personnel within those agencies. The team-members must all work in partnership with each other and the community to complete our mission.

Planning and Problem Solving

In developing plans, goals, and a vision, we must anticipate problems and opportunities, and seek to deal with them in innovated and cost effective ways. The process must involve feedback and participation from all levels of each organization represented and the community.


As the Larimer Emergency Telephone Authority, we hold the responsibility to make well informed decisions for delivering Enhanced 9-1-1 service throughout Larimer County and are accountable to the citizens of Larimer County.