Copper Mountain Consolidated Metropolitan District

CMCMD Purpose

 

The Copper Mountain Consolidated Metropolitan District is the entity at Copper Mountain that provides water, sewer, fire and television as its core services.  The District operates under the direction of a five person, elected Board of Directors.  To serve on the Board a person must be a qualified elector who is registered to vote in Colorado and is either a property owner within the District, the spouse of a property owner, or is a resident of the District.  The Board sets policy decisions, which are carried out by the paid staff.  A District Manager oversees approximately 23 full-time employees.

 

 

Built on a Proud History

 

Located about 75 miles west of Denver in beautiful Summit County Colorado is the Resort Community of Copper Mountain. Situated just south of Interstate 70, the area was once known as Wheeler Junction, a settlement founded in the 1880's and home to miners who were working in the copper mines. As is the case with other areas in Summit County, when the mining claims dried up most of the settlements associated with them did as well. However, in 1971 Chuck Lewis came to the area and decided to build a ski area with construction beginning that summer. In 1972, the Copper Mountain Consolidated Metropolitan District was formed to address the needs of the citizens of the area.