(1)“Commissioner” means the commissioner of education.
(2)“Committee” means the school organization planning committee authorized to study school district organization and develop a plan for reorganization.
(3)“Consolidation” means reorganization of two or more school districts into fewer school districts.
(4)“Detachment and annexation” means the alteration of boundaries of two or more school districts.
(5)“Director districts” means subdivisions of a school district which are contiguous, compact, and as nearly equal in population as possible.
(6)“Dissolution and annexation” means the discontinuance of a school district and annexation of its territory to an existing school district or school districts.
(7)“Eligible elector” means a person who has complied with the registration provisions of articles 1 to 13 of title 1, C.R.S., and who resides within the boundaries of the proposed or existing school district.
(8)“New school district” means a school district which has become a new body corporate pursuant to the provisions of this article.
(9)“Parameters of the study” means the type of organization and the boundaries of the territory to be included in the study and the timeliness with which the committee shall complete the study.
(10)“Petition committee” means not less than three nor more than five persons who are not members of the same family who shall represent the signors of a petition for the study of school organization in a school district.
(11)“Plan of organization” means the plan of school organization developed pursuant to this article.
(12)“Reorganization” means any change in school district organization pursuant to the provisions of this article.
(13)“School district” means a school district organized and existing pursuant to law; except that “school district” does not include a local college district.
(13.5)“School district board of education” or “local school board” means the elected board of education of a school district.
(14)“State board” means the state board of education.
Section 22-30-103 — Definitions,
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