(1)The board of county commissioners, following the creation of such district and acting on behalf thereof:
(a)Shall in each year determine the amount of money necessary to be raised by taxation after taking into consideration all sources of revenue of the district, and shall fix, in addition to such other taxes as may be levied by such board of county commissioners, a rate of levy, not to exceed one-half mill, to be levied upon every dollar of valuation for assessment of the property within the district, which levy, together with other revenues of the district, will raise the amount required by the district annually to supply funds for paying the expenses, acquisition of equipment, costs of operation, maintenance, and employment of personnel therefor;
(b)May establish and fill a position of county sanitation engineer to supervise and manage the manner of collection and disposing of trash, waste, and garbage of the district, and fix the compensation attached to such position to be paid from the funds of the district, or may authorize an administrative official of the county to assume the functions of such position in addition to his customary duties, and provide for the additional compensation that may be allowed for such official to be paid from the funds of the district;
(c)May provide with the funds of the district for the employment of personnel to operate and manage the facilities for the collection and disposal of trash, waste, and garbage within the district;
(d)May enter into and execute contracts on behalf of the district with any firm, corporation, or individual to provide for the collection or disposal, or both, of trash, wastes, and garbage within the district, the revenues from which, if any, shall be solely for the uses and benefits of the district;
(e)May enter into and execute contracts on behalf of the district with any incorporated village, town, city, or other district for the joint operation of any dump, sanitary fill, or other satisfactory means of garbage and trash disposal, the revenue from which, if any, shall be solely for the uses and benefits of the district;
(f)May by lease, contract, or otherwise provide areas or dumps within or without the boundaries of the district for the disposal of waste, trash, and garbage collected by the district, the costs for which shall be borne by the district;
(g)May acquire by purchase or lease or otherwise provide for equipment for the collection and disposal of garbage, waste, and trash, the costs of which shall be borne by the district;
(h)May promulgate and adopt on behalf of the district such schedules, rules, or regulations as may be necessary for the orderly collection of trash, wastes, or garbage from the district, and for the maintenance and operation of dumps, sanitary fills, or other satisfactory disposal methods and collection areas, which, when so adopted, may be administered and enforced by the county or district public health agency, as the case may be, as provided in other cases by sections 25-1-506 and 25-1-514, C.R.S.;
(i)May enlarge the area of the district by inclusion of other unincorporated areas, after giving notice of and holding a public hearing thereof, as provided for the creation of the district under section 30-20-202. The area to be included may or may not be adjacent to the district.
(j)May exclude any area from the district or dissolve any district created under this part 2, after giving notice of and holding a public hearing thereon, as provided for the creation of the district under section 30-20-202.
Section 30-20-203 — Powers,
https://leg.colorado.gov/sites/default/files/images/olls/crs2023-title-30.pdf (accessed Oct. 20, 2023).