The East Boulder County Water District is a Special District under Colorado Revised Statutes (C.R.S. §32-1-101 et seq.). It is a quasi-municipal corporation and political subdivision that operates in a transparent matter and is subject to public records and open meeting requirements. It is governed by Statute and in accordance to its By-Laws and Rules and Regulations. For additional information regarding Special Districts, refer to the Colorado Revised Statutes, the Special District Association of Colorado and the Division of Local Governments.
Note: Where differences exist between this electronic document and any official documents adopted by the District, the latter shall be considered accurate and controlling. Every effort will be made to correct such discrepancies when they are brought to the attention of the District—see Contact Us.
This section provides the annual Transparency Notice to the electors required by Colorado Senate Bill 09-087.
On January 9, 2013, the Transparency Notice for 2012 was updated on the Special District Association website.
The By-Laws were approved at the time the District was formed on November 2, 1999. They specify the way that the District is governed.
The entire By-Laws, in the
format that they were filed with the State of
[In the near future, the By-Laws will be provided in web format.]
The Rules and Regulations document defines
how the Board conducts the day-to-day operations of
the District. and is authorized by the By-Laws, and covers
issues not addressed by the By-Laws. There are
currently ten Articles within the Rules and Regulations.
The District's Rules and Regulations are changed only
through the regularly scheduled meetings of the Board. The Minutes
identify any revisions(s) and, when approved, the Rules and
Regulations are issued and the web site is updated.
Archived version(s) of the Rules and Regulations are found
The District's Rules and Regulations are changed only through the regularly scheduled meetings of the Board. The Minutes identify any revisions(s) and, when approved, the Rules and Regulations are issued and the web site is updated. Archived version(s) of the Rules and Regulations are found on the Archives page.
The entire set of the current, July 15, 2004, Rules and Regulations are available in PDF format here. They are individually accessible below.
ARTICLE 1 GENERAL
ARTICLE 2 DEFINITIONS
ARTICLE 3 USER REQUIREMENTS
ARTICLE 4 INCLUSIONS
ARTICLE 5 SERVICE APPLICATIONS AND PERMITS
ARTICLE 6 MAIN EXTENSIONS
ARTICLE 7 FEES AND CHARGES
ARTICLE 8 PROHIBITIONS
ARTICLE 9 ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT
ARTICLE 10 INTERCONNECTIONS AND CROSS-CONNECTIONS
The District is a party to an agreement with the City of Lafayette that details their supplying of water to us for redistribution, and our obligations to the City.
Formation and Statutory Responsibilities Summary
The Colorado Department of Local Affairs has produced a summary document of general guidance on the formation and subsequent reporting requirements of special districts organized pursuant to Title 32 of the Colorado Revised Statues, as amended in 1998. The District is organized under Title 32. The summary may be found here.
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