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h_lg_2016a_2016-01-28t09:54:05z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 01/28/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1011



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer House Bill 16-1011 to the Committee of the W PASS







10:01 AM -- HB16-1011



Representative Vigil presented and summarized House Bill 16-1011 concerning metropolitan districts. Under current law, the board of a metropolitan district has the power to provide activities in support of business recruitment, management, and development within the district if the valuation assessment of the commercial property within the district is more than$1.25 billion dollars. The bill removes the specified minimum valuation of commercial property for a metropolitan district's board to provide activities in support of business development within the district.



10:04 AM --
Harley Gifford, Pueblo West Metropolitan District, spoke in favor of the bill.



Mr. Gifford answered questions from the committee regarding business development in metropolitan districts.



10:09 AM --
Michael Valdez, representing the Special Districts Association, spoke in favor of the bill.



Mr. Valdez answered questions from the committee regarding the incentives for special districts regarding economic development.

BILL: HB16-1011
TIME: 10:13:42 AM
MOVED: Singer
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1011 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 11-0.
SECONDED: Saine
VOTE
Arndt
Yes
Danielson
Yes
Klingenschmitt
Yes
Navarro
Yes
Ransom
Yes
Rosenthal
Yes
Saine
Yes
Singer
Yes
Thurlow
Yes
Lebsock
Yes
Fields
Yes
YES: 11 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS










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