C.R.S. Section 37-6-103


Whenever it is desired to construct improvements wholly within or partly within and partly without any district organized under articles 1 to 8 of this title, which improvements will affect only a part of said district, for the purpose of accomplishing such work, subdistricts may be organized upon petition of the owners of real property, within or partly within and partly without the district, which petition shall fulfill the same requirements concerning the subdistricts as the petition outlined in section 37-2-102 is required to fulfill concerning the organization of the main district and shall be filed with the clerk of the district court and shall be accompanied by a bond as provided for in section 37-2-103. All proceedings relating to the organization of such subdistricts shall conform in all things to the provisions of said articles relating to the organization of districts. Whenever the court by its order duly entered of record declares and decrees the subdistricts to be organized, the clerk of said court shall thereupon give notice of such order to the directors of the district, who shall thereupon act also as directors of the subdistrict. Thereafter, the proceedings in reference to the subdistrict shall in all matters conform to the provisions of said articles; except that, in the appraisal of benefits and damages for the purposes of such subdistricts, in the issuance of bonds, in the levying of assessments, and in all other matters affecting only the subdistrict, the provisions of said articles shall apply to the subdistrict as though it were an independent district, and it shall not, in these things, be amalgamated with the main district.


The board of directors, board of appraisers, chief engineer, attorney, secretary, and other officers, agents, and employees of the district shall, insofar as it may be necessary, serve in the same capacities for such subdistrict, and contracts and agreements between the main district and subdistrict may be made in the same manner as contracts and agreements between two districts. The distribution of administration expense between the main district and subdistrict shall be in proportion to the interests involved and the amount of service rendered, such division to be made by the board of directors with the right of appeal to the court establishing the district. This section shall not be held to prevent the organization of independent districts for local improvements under other laws within the limits of a district organized under articles 1 to 8 of this title.

Source: Section 37-6-103 — Subdistricts, https://leg.­colorado.­gov/sites/default/files/images/olls/crs2023-title-37.­pdf (accessed Oct. 20, 2023).

Green check means up to date. Up to date

Current through Fall 2024

§ 37-6-103’s source at colorado​.gov