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SPECIAL ELECTION - APRIL 9, 2024

Columbine Lake Water District is holding a Special Election, by order of the Grand County District Court, for the dissolution of the district according to the Dissolution/Unification Agreement with Three Lakes Water and Sanitation District. 

Election Date:
Tuesday, April 9, 2024 between the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Election Type:
Mail-in election

Ballot Question:
COLUMBINE LAKE WATER DISTRICT BALLOT QUESTION A:

Shall the Columbine Lake Water District be dissolved in accordance with the Petition for Dissolution filed on December 8, 2023 with the Grand County District Court in Civil Action No. 2000CV2004 and in accordance with the terms and provisions of the Dissolution/Unification Agreement filed with said petition?

☐  FOR DISSOLUTION

☐  AGAINST DISSOLUTION


DOCUMENTS

  Order for Dissolution Election

 

  Dissolution/Unification Agreement

 

  November 20, 2023 Meeting Minutes 

 

  November 20, 2023 Board Packet

 

  Assignment Assumption and Consent Agreement

 

  Resolution 2024-2-1 Advocating for Voter Approval of the Dissolution of the District

REQUEST FOR MAIL BALLOT

If you are an eligible elector and have not received a ballot by March 18, 2024, please fill out the Request for Mail Ballot form and return via email to the Designated Election Official (DEO):

Peggy Rupp
Cole Flynn Winn & Ulmer, PLLC
165 S. Union Blvd, Suite 785
Lakewood, CO 80228
303-218-7208
prupp@cogovlaw.com

The Office of the DEO is open Monday thru Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
 

REGULAR ELECTION - MAY 2, 2023

NOTICE OF CANCELLATION

AND

CERTIFIED STATEMENT OF RESULTS

§1-13.5-513(6), 32-1-104, 1-11-103(3) C.R.S.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Columbine Lake Water District, Grand County, Colorado, that at the close of business on the sixty-third day before the election, there were not more candidates for director than offices to be filled, including candidates filing affidavits of intent to be write-in candidates; therefore, the election to be held on May 2, 2023 is hereby canceled pursuant to section 1-13.5-513(6) C.R.S. 

The following candidates are hereby declared elected:

John Joyce                            4-year term               until May, 2027

Philip Goes                            4-year term               until May, 2027                                                                                           

_____/s/ Katie Nicholls    ____________

Katie Nicholls, Designated Election Official                                                

Contact Person for the District:                 Katie Nicholls                                                          

Telephone Number of the District:           970-627-3683                                                          

Address of the District:                               1111 GCR 48, Grand Lake, CO 80447                   

District Facsimile Number:                       970-627-3448                                              

District Email:                                              katie@threelakesws.com                           


The Board of Directors consists of five directors serving 4-year terms on a staggering schedule. 2-year terms may be present on the ballot when a position is vacated between election cycles. Polling place elections are held in May in odd numbered years. 

Next election date:
May 2, 2023 between the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

For:
3 directors to serve 4-year terms

Polling place location:
Grand Lake Fire Protection District Building
201 West Portal Road
Grand Lake, Colorado

Directors with expiring terms
John Joyce
Philip Goes

Names of persons nominated as Director for a 4-year term:
John Joyce
Philip Goes


ABSENTEE BALLOTS

An application for an absentee ballot shall be filed with the designated election official no later than the close of business on Tuesday preceding the election, April 25, 2023.

  Absentee Voter Application

CANDIDATE ELIGIBILITY AND NOMINATION

Eligible electors ages 18 or older of the Three Lakes Water and Sanitation District interested in serving on the Board of Directors may obtain a Self-Nomination and Acceptance Form from the Designated Election Official (DEO):

Katie Nicholls
1111 County Road 48, PO Box 555
Grand Lake, Colorado 80447
970-627-3683

The office of the DEO is open Monday thru Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The deadline to submit a Self Nomination and Acceptance Form is close of business on Friday, February 24, 2023

Affidavit of Intent to be a Write in Candidate Forms must be submitted by the close of business on Monday, February 27, 2023

  Call for Nominations

CANCELLATION OF ELECTION

If the only matter before electors is election of Directors, there are not more candidates than offices to be filled at election, including write-in candidates, then the Designated Election Official shall cancel the election on Tuesday, February 28, 2023