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 Saddlehorn Ranch Metropolitan District Nos. 1-3 City of Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado (each a “District” and collectively, the “Districts”).

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, and for each District, two (2) directors will be elected to serve until May 2025 and two (2) directors will be elected to serve until May 2027. Eligible electors of the Districts interested in serving on the boards 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.

SADDLEHORN RANCH METROPOLITAN DISTRICT NOS. 1-3

By: Designated Election Official

CURRENT BOARD OF DIRECTORS

NAMEPOSITIONTERMEMAILDEVELOPER/RESIDENT
William GumanPresidentMay 2025William.G@SaddlehornRanchMD.orgDeveloper Representative
Jeffrey BookTreasurerMay 2023Jeffrey.B@SaddlehornRanchMD.orgDeveloper Representative
Sandra LehmanSecretaryMay 2023Sandra.L@SaddlehornRanchMD.orgDeveloper Representative
VACANTDirector
VACANTDirector

Meeting Schedule: 2023 District Board Meetings are scheduled for February 9, 2023, May 11, 2023, August 10, 2023, and November 9, 2023, at 11:00 AM. Meetings are held at 731 North Weber, Suite 10, Colorado Springs, CO 80903, and via tele/videoconference.

Virtual Meeting Instructions:

https://video.cloudoffice.avaya.com/join/427672903

Meeting ID: 427672903

To join audio only via telephone: +1 (213) 463-4500 United States

District Manager:

Jak Pattamasaevi

Email: jak.p@wsdistricts.co

Phone: 719-447-1777

2023 Board Meeting Agenda Packets2023 Board Meeting Minutes
January 20, 2023 Board Meeting Packet
January 20, 2023 Meeting Notice
January 20, 2023 Meeting Minutes*
*Awaiting Board approval.
2022 Board Meeting Agenda Packets2022 Board Meeting Minutes
December 9, 2022 Board Meeting Packet
December 9, 2022 Meeting Notice
April 29, 2022 Board Meeting Packet
March 28, 2022 Board Meeting Packet
December 9, 2022 Meeting Minutes
April 29, 2022 Meeting Minutes
March 28, 2022 Board Meeting Minutes
2021 Board Meeting Agenda Packets2021 Board Meeting Minutes
December 3, 2021 Board Meeting Agenda
November 16, 2021 Board Meeting Agenda
November 4, 2021 Board Meeting Agenda
September 8, 2021 Board Meeting Agenda
February 22, 2021 Board Meeting Agenda
December 3, 2021 Board Meeting Minutes
November 16, 2021 Board Meeting Minutes
November 4, 2021 Board Meeting Minutes
September 8, 2021 Board Meeting Minutes
February 22, 2021 Board Meeting Minutes
Important District Documents
Saddlehorn Ranch MD 1 Boundary Map
Saddlehorn Ranch MD 2 Boundary Map (New Map 2022)
Saddlehorn Ranch MD 3 Boundary Map (New Map 2022)
Saddlehorn Ranch MD 1-3 Service Plan
Saddlehorn Ranch MD 1 Transparency Notice (2023)
Saddlehorn Ranch MD 2 Transparency Notice (2023)
Saddlehorn Ranch MD 3 Transparency Notice (2023)
Saddlehorn Ranch MD 1-3 Annual Report (2022)
Saddlehorn Ranch MD 1-3 Overall Water System Documents
Financial Documents
Mill Levy:
Current mill levies are 60 for Districts 2 and 3. The Operating Expenses mill levy is 10 mills, and 50 mills for the contemplated debt service of bonds to be issued. Mill levies are 0 for District 1.
 A bond is contemplated for 2023 in the amount of approximately $10M to facilitate development of infrastructure within District 2.

Audits:
Saddlehorn Ranch MD 1 2021 Audit Exemption
Saddlehorn Ranch MD 2 2021 Audit Exemption
Saddlehorn Ranch MD 3 2021 Audit Exemption

Saddlehorn Ranch MD 2 2020 Audit Exemption

Budgets:
Saddlehorn Ranch MD 1 2022 Budget
Saddlehorn Ranch MD 2 2022 Budget
Saddlehorn Ranch MD 3 2022 Budget

Saddlehorn Ranch MD 1 2021 Budget
Saddlehorn Ranch MD 2 2021 Budget
Saddlehorn Ranch MD 3 2021 Budget

*The monthly unaudited financial statements can be found in the Board Meeting Agenda Packets above.
Resolutions
Resolution Calling 2023 Election
2023 Annual Administrative Resolution
Resolution Concerning Imposition of Various Fees, Rates, Penalties, and Charges for Water Services and Facilities
Resolution Adopting Rules and Regulations
Election Information
Self Nomination Deadline: February 24, 2023
Regular Election Date: May 2, 2023
 
Election Documents and Information:
Self Nomination Form
2023 Call for Nominations
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