CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
§ 1-13.5-501, 1-13.5-1102(3), 32-1-905(2), C.R.S.
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN, and, particularly, to the eligible electors of the Green Mountain Falls-Chipita Park Fire Protection District, El Paso County and Teller County, Colorado (the “District”).
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an election will be held on May 2, 2023, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. At that time, two (2) directors will be elected to serve 4-year terms (until May 2027) and two (2) directors will be elected to serve 2-year terms (until May 2025). Eligible electors of the District interested in serving on the board of directors may obtain a Self-Nomination and Acceptance Form from the Designated Election Official (“DEO”) at www.wsdistricts.co or call (719) 447-1777.
The Office of the DEO is open on the following days: Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The deadline to submit a Self-Nomination and Acceptance Form is the close of business (5:00 p.m.) on February 24, 2023. If the DEO determines a Self-Nomination and Acceptance Form is not sufficient, the form may be amended prior to 5:00 p.m. on February 24, 2023 (not less than 67 days before the election). Earlier submittal is encouraged as the deadline will not permit curing of an insufficient form after this date and time. An Affidavit of Intent to be a Write-In Candidate must be submitted to the office of the DEO by the close of business (5:00 p.m.) on Monday, February 27, 2023 (the sixty-fourth day before the election).
NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that information on obtaining an absentee ballot may be obtained from the DEO, and applications for an absentee ballot must be filed with the DEO no later than the close of business, 5:00 p.m., on Tuesday, April 25, 2023. You may contact the DEO’s office at (719) 447-1777.
Green Mountain Falls-Chipita Park Fire Protection District By: Designated Election Official
Green Mountain Falls / Chipita Park Fire Protection District has an existing mill levy of 7.000 mills obligated to pay off debt (see annual report) and 10.090 mills to fund operations and maintenance within the District; at this time there is not discussion on issuing any future mill levies.
At this time, there is no discussion on any additional Long Term Financial Obligations anticipated by the District. Here is a summary of the District’s current outstanding Long Term Financial Obligations:
|Name of Debt||Initial Debt Issuance Amount||Maturity Date||Interest Rate|
|Series 2017||$3,218,006.59||December 19, 2038||3.15%|
The Green Mountain Falls/Chipita Park Fire Protection District main function is to provide fire protection within the District Boundaries and provide funding to the Green Mountain Falls Fire Station. At this time, the District is not anticipating providing any other primary functions.
Current Board of Directors
|Steve Walsh||President||May 2025||Resident|
|Gary Florence||Treasurer||May 2023||Resident|
|George Allen||Secretary||May 2023||Resident|
|Megan Kelly||Director||May 2023||Resident|
Meeting Schedule: 2023 Regular Board Meetings are scheduled for the second Thursday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at 2 Carasell Way, Green Mountain Falls, Colorado.
Virtual Meeting Instructions:
From computer, tablet, or smartphone: https://video.cloudoffice.avaya.com/join/571154981
By phone United States: +1 (213) 463-4500 Access Code: 571154981
Phone: 719-447-1777 ext. 109
|2023 Board Meeting Agenda Packets||2023 Board Meeting Minutes|
|January 12, 2023 Board Meeting Packet|
|2022 Board Meeting Agendas & Packets||2022 Board Meeting Minutes|
|December 8, 2022 Board Meeting Agenda|
November 10, 2022 Board Meeting Agenda
September 8, 2022 Board Meeting Agenda
August 11, 2022 Board Meeting Agenda
July 14, 2022 Board Meeting Agenda
June 9, 2022 Board Meeting Agenda
May 12, 2022 Board Meeting Agenda
April 14, 2022 Board Meeting Agenda
March 10, 2022 Board Meeting Agenda
January 13, 2022 Board Meeting Agenda
|December 8, 2022 Meeting Minutes|
November 10, 2022 Meeting Minutes
September 8, 2022 Meeting Minutes
August 11, 2022 Meeting Minutes
July 14, 2022 Meeting Minutes
June 9, 2022 Meeting Minutes
May 12, 2022 Meeting Minutes
April 14, 2022 Meeting Minutes
March 10, 2022 Meeting Minutes
January 13, 2022 Meeting Minutes
|Important District Documents|
|El Paso County Annual Report (Filed February 2022)|
Teller County Annual Report (Filed February 2022)
DLG 30 Form (Filed February 2022)
2023 Transparency Notice
|Intergovernmental Agreements (IGAs)|
|Vehicle Maintenance IGA|
2021 Amended 2022 Budget
|2023 Annual Admin Resolution|
Resolution Calling May 2023 Election
|Self Nomination Deadline: February 24, 2023|
Regular Election Date: May 2, 2023
Election Documents and Information:
2023 Call for Nominations
Self Nomination Form
2023 Election Information Reference Guide
2023 Regular Election Calendar
2023 Election Manual – Bookmarked
2023 Frequently Asked Questions
Link to Special District Forms Page
*For more information, visit the Colorado Department of Local Affairs Special Districts Elections Page