Copper Mountain Consolidated Metropolitan District

  

November 2020 Election


Lake Dillon Fire Protection District is conducting a mail ballot election on November 3, 2020 to ask Copper Mountain residents and property owners about the inclusion of the Copper Mountain Consolidated Metropolitan District in the Lake Dillon Fire Protection District under a new entity called the Summit Fire & EMS Fire Protection District.

This is a Lake Dillon Fire Protection District election posing a ballot question to Copper Mountain residents and property owners. 

Please visit the Joint Factual Summary on the Summit Fire & EMS website for more information:


The Designated Election Official (DEO) for this election is Mary Hartley with Summit Fire & EMS.  Please contact the DEO at mhartley@summitfire.org or 970-262-5100 ext. 120 for additional information.

Voter Eligibility


Colorado Special District voter eligibility is defined in the Colorado Revised Statutes Title 32 §32-1-103(5)(a)Please click here to access TITLE 32 SPECIAL DISTRICTS.


To be eligible to vote in the Lake Dillon Fire Protection District November 2020 Election, you must be a person registered to vote in Colorado and a resident of the Copper Mountain Consolidated Metropolitan District or a person (not an LLC, Trust or Corporation) owning property (or spouse or civil union partner of a person owning property) within the boundaries of the District.


Voters may register to vote or update records on-line at http://www.govotecolorado.com or by obtaining and returning a voter registration form to their County Clerk.  A voter may only be registered in one County.  Multiple registrations are deleted by the Colorado Secretary of State.


It is the responsibility of each voter to update their voter registration.  If you have moved or have a new mailing address, please update your records on-line at http://www.govotecolorado.com or by obtaining and returning a voter registration form to the Summit County Clerk and Recorder.


Please contact Mary Hartley with Summit Fire & EMS at mhartley@summitfire.org or 970-262-5100 ext. 120 for additional information.


Ballots

Ballots for the November 3 election will be mailed from the Summit County Clerk's Office beginning the week of October 12, 2020 and no later than October 26, 2020 to residents of Copper Mountain who are active registered voters. This does not include eligible voters who live outside of the Copper Mountain Consolidated Metropolitan District boundaries.* If your registration is current, a ballot packet will be automatically sent to the mailing address listed with your voter registration. Any voter who will be absent from his/her residence during the mailing period for ballots may contact the Designated Election Official or Summit County Clerk to request an application for an absentee ballot.  

* If you own property at Copper Mountain but do not reside at Copper Mountain and are registered to vote in Colorado, you are an eligible voter but must request a ballot from the Summit County Clerk.  You will NOT automatically receive a ballot by mail if you live outside of the Copper Mountain Metropolitan District boundaries.  See "Ballot Request" below.

Mail ballots will be due to the Summit County Clerk no later than 7:00 p.m on Election Day, Tuesday, November 3, 2020.

Please contact Mary Hartley with Summit Fire & EMS at mhartley@summitfire.org or 970-262-5100 ext. 120 for additional information.

2020 TABOR Notice of Election

The 2020 TABOR Notice will be sent to all eligible Copper Mountain Consolidated Metropolitan District voters.

Please contact Mary Hartley with Summit Fire & EMS at mhartley@summitfire.org or 970-262-5100 ext. 120 for additional information.
 
Certified Ballot Content

Ballot Question: Shall the following described area become a part of the Lake Dillon Fire Protection District upon the following conditions? Description of Area: All real property located within the boundaries of the Copper Mountain Consolidated Metropolitan District. Summary of Conditions: 1. If the proposed inclusion is approved by a majority of the eligible electors, Copper Mountain Consolidated Metropolitan District shall reduce its property tax mill levy by 9.055 mills for taxes assessed in 2021 and collected in 2022; 2. Unless approved by the voters in advance, and subject to prior voter-approved mill levy adjustments, the maximum property tax mill levy that may be imposed by Lake Dillon Fire Protection District is 9.055 mills, exclusive of refunds and abatements; and 3. The proposed inclusion is subject to the terms and conditions of the Lake Dillon Fire Protection District and Copper Mountain Consolidated Metropolitan District Pre-Inclusion and Fire Authority Dissolution Intergovernmental Agreement dated April 3, 2020.

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* For reference (not included in ballot language), see the Lake Dillon Fire Protection District and Copper Mountain Consolidated Metropolitan District Pre-Inclusion and Fire Authority Dissolution Intergovernmental Agreement dated April 3, 2020 below.


Ballot Request

Voter Affidavit forms and information to submit a ballot request will be distributed with the TABOR Notice to all eligible voters who do not reside in the District.  Eligible voters who reside at Copper Mountain will automatically receive a ballot in the mail.

If you believe you are eligible to receive a ballot for this election question and do not receive a ballot, you can request a ballot using the Voter Affidavit form below.  The form must be completed and returned by fax, mail or email to:

Summit County Clerk

PO Box 1538

208 E. Lincoln Avenue

Breckenridge, CO  80424

Kathy.neel@summitcountyco.gov

Fax -970-453-3502

 

Please contact the County Clerk at 970-453-3479 with any questions.


Please do not submit a Voter Affidavit form if you receive a ballot and please do not submit more than one Voter Affidavit form and ballot request.