City and County of Denver: General Improvement Districts

GIDs are allowed to construct, install or acquire any public improvement except solid waste disposal improvements and services. They may assess ad valorem taxes and charge rates, tolls and charges for services or facilities. The may issue general obligation and revenue bonds. Debt in excess of $5,000 must be approved by the electors within the district. They may operate district improvements.They are initiated by a petition filed with the City Clerk, signed by the lesser of 30% or 200 electors owning taxable real or personal property within the district. Subareas within the district may be formed. The City Council is the board of directors of the district. By ordinance, an advisory board may be created to oversee the GID.

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Author City and County of Denver, Public Works Policy and Planning
Maintainer City and County of Denver, Technology Services / DenverGIS Data
Version 1.0.708
Last Updated September 23, 2017, 07:05 (Etc/UTC)
Created May 15, 2013, 00:51 (Etc/UTC)