2016 Colorado Revised Statutes
Title 31 - Government - Municipal
Powers and Functions of Cities and Towns
Article 25 - Public Improvements
Part 8 - Downtown Development Authorities
§ 31-25-806. Board membership - qualifications - nominations - rules - removal

CO Rev Stat ยง 31-25-806 (2016) What's This?

(1) Each appointed member of the board, except any member from the governing body, shall reside, be a business lessee, or own real property in the downtown development district within the municipality in which the authority is located. A manager, as that term is defined in section 7-90-102, C.R.S., an agent, or an employee of an entity, as that term is defined in section 7-90-102, C.R.S., having its place of business in the downtown development district shall be eligible for appointment to the board. No officer or employee of the municipality where the authority is located, other than any appointee from the governing body, shall be eligible for appointment to the board. Within thirty days after the occurrence of a vacancy, the governing body, except as provided in section 31-25-805 (3), shall appoint a successor.

(2) Before assuming the duties of the office, each appointed member shall qualify by taking and subscribing to the oath of office required of officials of the municipality.

(3) The board shall adopt and promulgate rules governing its procedure, including election of officers, and said rules shall be filed in the office of the clerk. The board shall hold regular meetings in the manner provided in the rules of the board. Special meetings may be held when called in the manner provided in the rules of the board. All meetings of the board shall be open to the public except those dealing with land acquisition or sales, personnel matters, or legal matters. Members of the board shall serve without compensation, but they may be reimbursed for actual and necessary expenses.

(4) After notice and an opportunity to be heard, an appointed member of the board may be removed for cause by the governing body.

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