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
|Lindsay Case||President||May 2025||Lindsay.C@HighPlainsRanchMD.org||Developer|
|Bryan Long||Vice President||May 2023||Bryan.L@HighPlainsRanchMD.org||Developer|
|Randy Case II||Secretary/Treasurer||May 2025||Randy.C@HighPlainsRanchMD.org||Developer|
|Robert Case||Assistant Secretary||May 2023||Robert.C@HighPlainsRanchMD.org||Developer|
|Vacant||Assistant Secretary||May 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:
Phone: 719-447-1777 ext. 103