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Water district has vacancy on board

VAIL — The Eagle River Water & Sanitation District seeks a community member to fill a vacancy on its board of directors for District 3. Kim Langmaid holds the current seat and her two-year term expires May 3.

Langmaid, who is a Vail Town Council member, is not running for the seat and no other elector filed to be a candidate for director of District 3 in this year’s regular election.

District 3 generally includes the western Intermountain neighborhood in Vail, the Village at Avon north of Interstate 70, western Eagle-Vail, the valley portion of the town of Avon south of I-70, east Wildwood and Mountain Star. A map and detailed description of the district are available on the district website, http://www.erwsd.org and at the district’s Vail offices.

The district is a quasi-municipal corporation and political subdivision of the state that is governed pursuant to provisions of the Colorado Special District Act. Each director of the seven-member volunteer board has a general, common-law fiduciary obligation to the district and is responsible, through setting policy, for the general oversight of district operations, fees, charges, budgets, taxing authority and management agreements.

The board of directors meets the fourth Thursday of each month at 11:30 a.m. in the district’s Vail offices. The director appointed shall serve until the next regular special district election in May 2018.

To qualify, applicants must be a registered voter of Colorado and be one of the following:

• A resident of District 3, or;

• The owner (or the spouse or civil union partner of the owner) of taxable real or personal property situated in District 3.

Interested parties should submit letters of interest and state their qualifications to serve as a director to the district board of directors, Attn: Catherine Hayes, recording secretary for the board, 846 Forest Road, Vail, CO 81657 by mail or in person, or email chayes@erwsd.org no later than 5 p.m. Monday, April 18.

For more information, contact Hayes at 970-477-5497.

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