Metropolitan District Board July 24 Meeting Summary
On July 24, the Metropolitan District Board held a regular business meeting at 6 p.m. The following topics were discussed:
- The Metropolitan District’s auditor, Neil Schilling, came to present the 2017 audit. Neil reported the audit process went well this year. He answered a few questions from the Board, and Controller Jeff Leniger pointed out some details from the audited financials. Next the Board opened the public hearing on the Proposed 2017 Supplemental Budget. There were no public comments. Later in the meeting the Board adopted the 2017 Supplemental Budget and took action to accept the 2017 audit. The draft audit can be viewed on the Budgets & Reports page.
- The Board continued discussion on a potential mill levy increase on the November ballot and De-Gallagherizing. Representatives from George K. Baum & Company were present to answer questions and provide information on public education related to each issue. The Board gave staff direction to notify Jefferson County that the Metropolitan District may coordinate an election in November for the purposes of asking the community for an increased mill levy. The Board will discuss the mill levy issue further at its Aug. 21 meeting.
- The Board rescheduled their regular business meeting in August to Tuesday, Aug. 21 at 6 p.m. at the Ranch House.