GOVERNANCE

GVR METROPOLITAN DISTRICT GOVERNANCE

Title 32 of the Colorado State Statutes provide for organization and operation of Special Districts.  These Special Districts are created to fulfill a purpose that city, county or state governmental powers could not and/or do not provide economically.  The Colorado general assembly provided for the organization of Special Districts providing select services and having the purposes, powers, and authority provided in the statutes to serve a public use and to promote the health, safety, prosperity, security, and general welfare of the inhabitants of such districts and of the people of the State of Colorado.

Districts have the statutory authority to: issue bonds or other debt obligations for special projects; own property; hire employees and contractors (attorneys, engineers, architects, accountants, construction companies, etc.); levy taxes to operate the District and pay for the retirement of debt; and in general, to fix fees, rate, tolls, penalties, or charges for services, programs or facilities.

The GVR Metropolitan District (“District”) is a quasi-municipal corporation and political subdivision of the State of Colorado organized in accordance with Title 32 of the Colorado Statutes.  It has all the powers of a metropolitan district, and operates with an elected seven-person Board of Directors. The primary purpose of the District is to provide a stable funding source for the provision of municipal services within its service area, which may include the construction of streets, traffic and safety devices, water and sewer systems, and construction, mosquito control, covenant enforcement, and operation and maintenance of parks and recreation facilities and programs.

Upcoming Meeting:

The next board meeting is April 17, 2024 at 6:30 pm 20240417 Agenda
(agenda will be attached no less than 24 hours prior to meeting)

The meeting is open to the public at the administrative building – 18650 E 45th Ave.

Board Regular Meeting Schedule 2024

GVR Metropolitan District Board of Directors:

Anthony Noble, President* (Term Expiration May 2025)
Lyman West, Vice President* (Term Expiration May 2025)
Charles Britton, Secretary/Treasurer (Term Expiration May 2027)
Eric Gravenson, Director (Term Expiration May 2027)
Joyce Bennett, Director (Term Expiration May 2027)
Matt Stallman, Director (Term Expiration May 2027)
Vacancy (Term Expiration May 2025)

*Designates a Board position that will be up for election in 2025.  The Board election process occurs on all odd numbered years with the election occurring on the first Tuesday of the first full week in May.  In the case there are fewer candidates than positions open, the election is canceled and those candidates are seated for the vacant board positions.  The new Board is then sworn in at the Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors in May, following the election.

In the case of a resignation of a Board member, the Board has the responsibility to appoint a replacement Director for the remainder of that term.

The GVR Metro District Staff and operations are managed by Micaela Duffy, District Manager.

District’s Local Government Transparency Notice 2023 Transparency Notice

NOTICE TO METROPOLITAN DISTRICT RESIDENTS
House Bill 23-1105 was enacted May 24, 2023 by the Colorado Legislature concerning the creation of task forces to examine issues affecting certain HOA homeowners’ and metropolitan district homeowners’ rights.
The Metropolitan District Homeowners’ Rights Task Force is created in the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies, Division of Real Estate, to examine issues confronting communities that are governed by the board of a metropolitan district, including tax levying authority and practices; foreclosure practices; communication with homeowners regarding metropolitan district processes and homeowners’ rights and responsibilities; and governance policies, including voting and elections.
The Metropolitan District Homeowners’ Rights Task Force members are designated representatives as identified in House Bill 23-1105, to be appointed on or before November 1, 2023, by the Chair of the Colorado House of Representatives and by the Office of the Governor; with its first meeting to follow as soon as practicable after all members have been appointed. The Metropolitan District Homeowners’ Rights Task Force shall prepare an interim report by March 1, 2024, and a final report by June 15, 2024.
C.R.S. Section 12-10-226.5(2)(b)(V) states that “A METROPOLITAN DISTRICT SHALL NOTIFY ITS RESIDENTS ABOUT THE TASK FORCE BEFORE THE TASK FORCE HOLDS ITS FIRST MEETING.”
To view the full language of House Bill 23-1105, please visit:
https://leg.colorado.gov/sites/default/files/2023a_1105_signed.pdf