Notice and hearing on petition
(1)Immediately after the filing of such petition, the court shall fix a time not less than forty-five days nor more than ninety days after the petition is filed for hearing thereon, and the clerk of said court shall cause notice by publication to be made of the pendency of the petition and of the time and place of hearing thereon. Such notice shall be published in a newspaper of general circulation published within the boundaries of the proposed district, such notice to be published once each week for four successive weeks. The clerk shall also notify the county commissioners of each of said counties of the pendency of the petition and the time and place of hearing thereon. No judge of the district court of the twelfth judicial district in and for the county of Alamosa shall be disqualified to perform duties imposed by this article by reason of ownership of property within the proposed district.
(2)Upon the day set for the hearing upon the original petition, if it appears to the court from the certificates of the county treasurers, and from such other evidence as may be adduced by any party in interest, that the petition is signed by the requisite number of owners of land, the court shall thereupon set a day certain for the holding of a meeting by the boards of county commissioners of the counties, part or all of which lands lie within the boundaries of the proposed Rio Grande water conservation district, and shall set the time and place of meeting.
Section 37-48-115 — Notice and hearing on petition,
https://leg.colorado.gov/sites/default/files/images/olls/crs2023-title-37.pdf (accessed Oct. 20, 2023).