Announcements: 

 CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

  • § 1-13.5-501; 1-13.5-303, C.R.S.

TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN, and, particularly, to the eligible electors of the High Plains Ranch Metropolitan District, El Paso 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, one (1) director will be elected to serve until May 2025 and two (2) directors will be elected to serve until May 2027. 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 2154 E. Commons Ave., Suite 2000, Centennial, CO 80122 or via telephone at 303-858-1800, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Self-Nomination and Acceptance Forms are also available online at https://whitebearankele.com/.

The deadline to submit a Self-Nomination and Acceptance Form is the close of business (5:00 p.m.) on Friday, 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. 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.

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 April 25, 2023.

HIGH PLAINS RANCH METROPOLITAN DISTRICT

By: Designated Election Official

 

 

High Plains Ranch Metropolitan District is a residential single conventional Title 32 Special Metropolitan District.  All property owners within the boundaries of this District who are otherwise eligible as electors within the State of Colorado has the opportunity to fully participate in future elections of the district and are eligible to run for Director positions when these positions become open.

High Plains Ranch Metropolitan District has an existing mill levy of 55.663 mills obligated to pay off Debt and 11.132 mills to fund operations and maintenance within the District at this time there is no discussion on issuing any future mill levies. The Debt mill levy is set to stay in place until the obligated debt is paid off, and there are currently no anticipated or decreases.

At this time, the District is discussing issuing Long Term Financial Obligations once there is more activity within the District. There is currently no outstanding Long Term Financial Obligations.

The main function of High Plains Ranch Metropolitan District is to collect tax revenue to pay off any future Long Term Debt.  At this time, the District plans on providing additional services in the future to provide potable water service, including the water supply, water system, and infrastructure of the water system within the District Boundaries.

The District currently has no real property they own.

Current Board of Directors

NAMEPOSITIONTERMEMAILDEVELOPER/RESIDENT
Lindsay CasePresidentMay 2025Lindsay.C@HighPlainsRanchMD.orgDeveloper
Bryan LongVice PresidentMay 2023Bryan.L@HighPlainsRanchMD.orgDeveloper
Randy Case IISecretary/TreasurerMay 2025Randy.C@HighPlainsRanchMD.orgDeveloper
Robert CaseAssistant SecretaryMay 2023Robert.C@HighPlainsRanchMD.orgDeveloper
VacantAssistant SecretaryMay 2025

Meeting Schedule: 2023 Regular Meetings are held the second Tuesday of every month at 10:30 a.m. at Case International, 119 N Wahsatch Ave, Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Virtual Meeting Instructions:

District Manager:

Rebecca Harris

Email: rebecca.h@wsdistricts.co

Phone: 719-447-1777 ext. 103

2022 Board Meeting Agendas & Packets2022 Board Meeting Minutes
November 15, 2022 Board Meeting Packet and Agenda
August 9, 2022 Board Meeting Packet and Agenda
March 8, 2022 Board Meeting Packet and Agenda
November 15, 2022 Meeting Minutes
August 9, 2022 Meeting Minutes
March 8, 2022 Meeting Minutes
2021 Board Meeting Agendas & Packets2021 Board Meeting Minutes
February 9, 2021 Board Meeting Packet and Agenda
March 9, 2021 Board Meeting Packet and Agenda
April 13, 2021 Board Meeting Packet and Agenda
May 11, 2021 Board Meeting Agenda
June 8, 2021 Board Meeting Agenda and Packet
July 13, 2021 Board Meeting Agenda and Packet
August 10, 2021 Board Meeting Agenda and Packet
October 12, 2021 Board Meeting Agenda and Packet
November 9, 2021 Board Meeting Agenda and Packet
February 9, 2021 Meeting Minutes
March 9, 2021 Meeting Minutes
April 13, 2021 Meeting Minutes
May 11, 2021 Meeting Minutes
June 8, 2021 Meeting Minutes
July 13, 2021 Meeting Minutes
August 10, 2021 Meeting Minutes
October 12, 2021 Meeting Minutes
November 9, 2021 Meeting Minutes
Important District Documents
High Plains Ranch Metropolitan District Boundary Map
High Plains Ranch Metropolitan District Service Plan
HPRMD Annual Report (Filed in February 2022)
HPRMD Disclosure Notice (2023)
Public Records Request Policy
Intergovernmental Agreements (IGAs)
IGA for CO Special Districts Property and Liability Pool
Financial Documents
HPRMD 2022 Budget 2021 Amended
HPRMD 2021 Budget Amended
HPRMD 2021 Budget

HPRMD 2020 Exemption from Audit
*The monthly unaudited financial statements can be found in the Board Meeting Packets above.
Resolutions
2023 Annual Admin Resolution
Resolution Calling 2023 Election
Resolution Concerning the Imposition of Water Tap Fee and Water Resource Fees (2021)
Resolution Concerning the Imposition of Capital Facilities Fee (2021)
Resolution for Inclusion Davis Ranch Filings (2020)
Election Information
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
Helpful Links and Information on Special Districts:
https://metrodistricteducation.com
https://www.sdaco.org/
https://cdola.colorado.gov/special-districts