Resolution Number 20-11

Accepting the petition for annexation and establishing December 1, 2020, as the date of public hearing on the requested annexation of a parcel of unincorporated territory located in the County of Arapahoe (Eastwood Annexation)

Whereas, the owner of unincorporated territory, comprising more than fifty percent (50%) of the area proposed for annexation pursuant to C.R.S. § 31-12-107, has filed a petition for annexation of certain unincorporated property to the Town (the "Petition"), which territory is more particularly described in the Petition.

Whereas, C.R.S. § 31-12-108 requires that the Town accept the Petition and establish a date, time and place that the Board of Trustees will hold a public hearing to consider the annexation and the various requirements of Title 31, Article 12, C.R.S.

Whereas, the Board of Trustees, at its regular meeting on August 11, 2020, reviewed the Petition and various documents submitted in support of the Petition. 

Whereas, the Board of Trustees has examined the record in this case and the various exhibits; has considered the request, and based upon the record which has been made concerning the request, has arrived at its decision; and 

Whereas, it has been found and determined that the applicant has substantially complied with all of the procedural requirements as provided in Title 31, Article 12, C.R.S., in connection with the Petition.

Now, therefore, be it resolved by the Board of Trustees of the Town of Deer Trail, Colorado, as follows: 

Section I. 

The Petition is hereby accepted and found to be in substantial compliance with the requirements of Title 31, Article 12, C.R.S.

Section 2. 

That a public hearing to consider the Petition is scheduled for December 1, 2020, at 7:00 p.m., at the Town Hall of the Town of Deer Trail, which is located at 555 Second Avenue, Deer Trail, Colorado 80105, to determine if the proposed annexation complies with C.R.S. §§ 31-12-104 and 31-12-105 or such part thereof as may be required to establish eligibility under the terms of Title 31, Article 12, Part I, as amended, known as the Municipal Annexation Act of 1965, and the Constitution of the State of Colorado, Article II, Section 30, as amended.

Section 3.

Any person living within the area proposed to be annexed, any landowner of lands thereof, any resident of the municipality to which the area is proposed to be annexed, any municipality located within one mile of the proposed annexation, or the Board of County Commissioners of Arapahoe County, may appear at such hearing and present evidence upon any matter to be determined by the Board of Trustees.

Introduced, read, and adopted this 13th day of October 2020.

James Johnson, Mayor
Town of Deer Trail, Colorado 

Attest: Candice Reed, Town Clerk