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Unclaimed Funds

Overview

The City of Fort Collins desires to return unclaimed funds to its rightful owner. The unclaimed funds consist of items such as:

  • Uncashed checks for vendor payments
  • Balances in terminated Utilities accounts
  • Payroll checks
  • Other payments or refunds due

How To Claim Listed Funds

Follow the steps below to file a claim:

  1. Find your name on the unclaimed funds list
  2. Complete the unclaimed funds form
  3. Include ID information
    • Individuals: Include a copy of your driver license or valid (state of government issued) photo ID
    • Businesses: Include a copy of a W9 form showing your Federal Tax ID
  4. Submit the unclaimed funds form to the Finance department (do not email the forms):

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I email my claim form?

No.  Since the claim form requires a Social Security Number or EIN, we require that you either mail it or walk into our office at: 215 N. Mason St. Fort Collins, CO 80524

How long does it take to get the funds?

Generally speaking, most checks are cut within 30 days.  In some cases, the process may take longer depending upon the amount of the check and the identify verification materials provided.

How often is the unclaimed funds list updated?

Once a month.

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