BOARD OF DIRECTORS:
A directly elected five-member Board governs the District. Any registered voter who resides within the District or owns taxable property within the District can serve on the Board and vote in the election for Board members.
Board members serve staggered four year terms and meet at least once a month to oversee the District's programs, policies and projects. Board meetings are open and accessible to the public. Customers are invited to attend any Board meeting to discuss District issues.
ELCO Director's Information:
Responsibilities of Board Members:
The Board of Directors of East Larimer County Water District holds regular meetings at 5:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month. Special meetings and workshops are scheduled periodically throughout the year. All official business of the District is conducted at these
meetings which are open and accessible to the public.
Each Director on the five-member Board serves a term of four years. The Board is governed by Title 32 of the Colorado State Statutes and the rules and regulations of the District. The Board has the authority to:
Appoint, hire and retain employees, engineers and attorneys and enforce and administer the bylaws, rules and regulations of the District.
Manage, control and supervise all business affairs of the District, including construction, installation, operation and maintenance of District improvements.
Enter into contracts and agreements affecting the affairs of the District, including borrowing money and issuing bonds.
Invest the District's monies in accordance with State law.
Establish fees, rates and charges for services provided by the District.
Any person wishing to vote in an East Larimer County Water District election or run for the Board of Directors must meet the following qualifications:
Must be registered to vote in general elections in the State of Colorado.
Must be 18 or more years of age.
Must be one of the following:
A resident within the boundaries of East Larimer County Water District for not less than 30 days.
Own, or have a spouse that owns, taxable real or personal property within the District.
Obligated to pay taxes under a contract to purchase taxable property within the boundaries of the District or an area to be included within the District.