COLORADO CHANGES PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE REQUIREMENTS 13:40, May 16, 2019

Author: Nicole Garrimone-Compagna

Colorado recently passed House Bill 19-1087 changing notice requirements for public meetings of local public bodies, including municipalities, counties, school boards, and special districts. The intent of the change is for local governments to transition from posting physical notices of public meetings to posting notices on the website and social media account or other official […]

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We previously reported on this website about the Colorado Supreme Court decision in the case of St. Jude’s Co. v. Roaring Fork Club, LLC, 351 P.3d 442 (Colo. 2015).  In that case, the court determined that certain private water diversions for aesthetic, recreational, or piscatorial uses do not constitute “beneficial uses” of water under the […]

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Court Casts Doubt on Aesthetic, Recreational, and Piscatorial Water Uses Property owners often hold water rights for aesthetic, recreational, and/or piscatorial (fishing) uses, particularly in the Roaring Fork River valley.  Recently, the Colorado Supreme Court determined that certain private water diversions for such uses do not constitute “beneficial uses” of water under the 1969 Water […]

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