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Eagle River Water & Sanitation District has vacancy on its board of directors

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VAIL — The Eagle River Water & Sanitation District seeks a community member to fill a vacancy in Director District 5 on its board of directors. Tom Allender vacated the seat, as he is no longer a resident or property owner in District 5.

Director District 5 generally includes properties in Minturn and those in Eagle-Vail south and east of 800 Deer Boulevard, with a few exceptions. Excluded from District 5 are properties on Grouse Court, Pheasant Court, Bear Court and Lark Court. A map is available on the district website, http://www.erwsd.org and at the district’s Vail office.

The district is a quasi-municipal corporation and political subdivision of the state of Colorado that is governed pursuant to provisions of the Colorado Special District Act. Each director of the seven-member, elected 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 at 11:30 a.m. on the fourth Thursday of each month at the district’s Vail office. The director appointed shall serve until the next regular special district election in May, 2018.

To qualify, applicants must be registered voters of Colorado and be either:

• A resident of Director District 5.

• The owner (or the spouse or civil union partner of the owner) of taxable real or personal property situated in Director District 5.

Persons interested in applying for the seat should submit letters of interest and state their qualifications to serve as a director to the Eagle River Water & Sanitation 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, Oct. 16.

For more information about District 5 boundaries, director eligibility requirements or other board vacancy-related issues, contact Hayes at 970-477-5497.

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