C.R.S. Section 32-22-105
Board of directors

  • powers and duties


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Except as otherwise specifically provided in this article 22, the board, acting by a majority vote of a quorum of its total membership, shall exercise and perform all powers, privileges, and duties vested in or imposed upon the district pursuant to this article 22. The board may delegate any of its powers to its officers and employees; except that, to ensure that the public interest is represented in policy decisions, the board shall not delegate any of the following:


Adoption of board policy and procedures;


Approval of passenger rail routes and station locations with collaboration of local governments, as provided in section 32-22-106 (1)(h), with respect to specific locations;


Ratification of land acquisition by negotiated sale;


Institution of an eminent domain action, which must be at a public hearing;


Initiating or continuing legal action;


Establishment of fares and other user fee policies;


Referral of ballot issues seeking voter approval for the district to levy taxes or issue or refinance bonds; and


The power to enter into contracts on behalf of the district, including but not limited to intergovernmental agreements and contracts for public-private partnerships.


The board shall promulgate and adhere to policies and procedures that govern its conduct and provide meaningful opportunities for public input. The policies must include standards and procedures for calling an emergency meeting.


In addition to all other powers of the district granted by this article 22 to be exercised by the board on behalf of the district, the board has the following powers:


To elect a chairperson and vice-chairperson from among its membership;


To adopt bylaws;


To fix the time and place of its meetings and, consistent with the provisions of part 4 of article 6 of title 24, the method of providing notice of the meetings;


To make and pass orders and resolutions necessary for the government and management of the affairs of the district and the execution of the district’s powers and duties;


To adopt and use a seal;


To maintain offices at any place or places within the district that it may designate;


To appoint, hire, retain, and terminate employees, agents, engineers, attorneys, accountants, auditors, financial advisers, investment bankers, and other professional consultants;


To prescribe methods for auditing and allowing or rejecting claims and demands; for the letting of contracts for the construction of improvements, works, or structures; for the acquisition of equipment; or for the performance or furnishing of labor, materials, or supplies that may be required to carry out the purposes of this article 22; and


To appoint subcommittees of the board and advisory committees and define the duties of such subcommittees and advisory committees.

Source: Section 32-22-105 — Board of directors - powers and duties, https://leg.­colorado.­gov/sites/default/files/images/olls/crs2023-title-32.­pdf (accessed Oct. 20, 2023).

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Current through Fall 2024

§ 32-22-105’s source at colorado​.gov