Governance

 
 

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.

Transparency Annual Notice

This section provides the annual Transparency Notice to the electors required by Colorado Senate Bill 09-087.

On December 20, 2018 the Transparency Notice for 2019 was updated on the Special District Association website. This is a copy of the District's Transparency Notice for 2019.

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By-Laws

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 Colorado, are available in PDF format here.

DISTRICT BY-LAWS

[In the future, the By-Laws will be provided in web format.]

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Rules and Regulations

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 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.

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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

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Intergovernmental Agreement

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.

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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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