If this refund is not claimed within 365 days of the date of the original check, GVDD is required to deposit the funds with the Treasurer of the State of Colorado per the Unclaimed Property Act.

Official District Map -No longer being supported, for GIS data see the GVDD GIS Map

High Priority Projects –

Listed below are links to report section on the Appleton and Buthorn Drains from the “Grand Valley Stormwater Management Master Plan (GV-SWMMP)”, dated May, 2000, by Williams Engineering:

Appleton Drain Text: Here

Appleton Drain Exhibits: Here

Buthorn Drain Text:  Here

Buthorn Drain Exhibits:   Here

Buthorn System virtual tour

Existing Buthorn Drain system is shown in green with white manholes.

Video can be seen as shown or full screen.

Storm Water Fee Resolutions:

Resolution 2015-107-  Stormwater Fee Resolution: Here
Resolution 2015-108-  Related to Development: Here
Resolution 2015-109-Extreme Hardship Policy: Here

Resolution 2016-202-Change Billing Deadline: Here
Resolution 2016-203-Financial Plan Amendment: Here
Resolution 2016-206 Amendments to Resolution 2015-107, & Exhibit A: Here

Exhibit B: Financial Plan, see above.

Impervious surfaces 101: Why this matters in 1 page: Here

GVDD Master Financial Plan

Executive summary of the model created by the District. Here

Summary of financial plan models. Here
Financial plan with bonding. Here
Financial  plan no bonding. Here

The Court’s ruling can be read  Here

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Stormwater Fees

Stormwater Fees

Grand Valley Drainage District has stopped collecting fees at this time.

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