The risk manager provides employee training and manages property and liability insurance and claims for the city. The City of Cortez has an aggressive risk management program that strives to protect the assets of the city, city employees, and the public. Training on a variety of topics is provided to employees on a regular basis. This training focuses on keeping employees and the public safe, as well as increasing the longevity of city property.
Colorado Intergovernmental Risk Sharing Association
The city is a member of the Colorado Intergovernmental Risk Sharing Association (CIRSA), an insurance pool made up of over 200 Colorado municipalities. This affiliation provides access to specialized knowledge, claims processing, risk assessment, and loss control assistance.