Cordillera Metro District

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Cordillera Metro District

The Cordillera Metro District (CMD) is a quasi-municipal corporation and political subdivision of the State of Colorado that operates as a Special District under Colorado statute.

CMD Board of Directors

CMD is governed by an elected five-person Board of Directors. It levies property taxes to fund annual operating budgets and capital projects.

Cheryl Foley

Cheryl Foley

Term to May 2025

(970) 926-2027

Harry Jasper

Harry Jasper

Term to May 2025

(970) 471-1904

Richard Saxby

Richard Saxby

Term to May 2025

(970) 446-6428

Terrence Boyle

Terence Boyle

Vice President
Term to May 2027

(402) 598-8707

Ellen Alexander

Ellen Alexander

Assistant Secretary/Treasurer
Term to May 2027

(970) 390-7396

Governance and Key Documents

Agendas & Board Packets

Meeting Minutes

CMD Financial Summary

Cordillera Metro District’s general operating fund mill levy for 2024 is 30.428 mills per $100,000 of assessed property value, resulting in budgeted property tax revenue of $5,453,721 for this year. Including miscellaneous other revenue sources, CMD’s total operating revenue is projected at $6,693,589 for 2024.

All Cordillera Metro District debt was retired December 1, 2022. No debt service taxes were levied in 2023 and will not be levied moving forward unless additional debt is assumed in the future by vote of residents.

Colorado Open Records Act (CORA)

Cordillera Metro District upholds the public’s right to access public records pursuant to the Colorado Open Records Act, C.R.S. §24-72-200.1, et seq., (“CORA”). Members of the public may request copies of most CMD records by completing a public records request form. Fees for obtaining such records include those detailed in the above transparency notice in addition to those listed on the request form.

Cordillera Metro District is responsible for the following services:

Road Maintenance

Maintaining more than 40 miles of paved roads, lighting and signage, road fencing, and landscaping


Snowplowing and snow removal on District-owned roads, parking lots, and sidewalks

Public Safety

Providing public safety services, including maintaining and operating 24-hour/day gatehouse access into the community

Building Administration & Maintenance

Maintaining and operating an administration building and two full-service operations maintenance buildings

Open Space

Owning and protecting approximately 3,000 acres of open space, which includes hiking and biking trails, fishing ponds, and equestrian trails

Wildlife and Forests

Providing healthy forest initiatives, wildlife protection, and wildfire mitigation services

Cordillera Metro District owns the Bearden Homestead (home of Bearcat Stables) and also owns and operates the Equestrian Center as well as facilities and services located on Carterville Road including the dog park, car wash, trailer parking area, and the community gardens.

2024 Regular CMD Board Meeting & Events Schedule



11jun(jun 11)10:00 pm14(jun 14)1:00 pmCordillera Horse Camp - Week 1

14jun9:00 am12:00 pmCMD Board Meeting

14jun3:00 pm7:00 pmHard-to-Recycle Event in Edwards

09jul(jul 9)10:00 pm12(jul 12)1:00 pmCordillera Horse Camp - Week 4

16jul(jul 16)10:00 pm19(jul 19)1:00 pmCordillera Horse Camp - Week 5

23jul(jul 23)10:00 pm26(jul 26)1:00 pmCordillera Horse Camp - Week 6

30jul(jul 30)10:00 pm02aug(aug 2)1:00 pmCordillera Horse Camp - Week 7

06aug(aug 6)10:00 pm09(aug 9)1:00 pmCordillera Horse Camp - Week 8

09aug9:00 am12:00 pmCMD Board Meeting

11oct9:00 am12:00 pmCMD Board Meeting

13dec9:00 am12:00 pmCMD Board Meeting

CMD Administration

Trevor Broersma

General Manager

(970) 569-6275

Paula Kurtz

Paula Kurtz

HR, Finance, and Office Administrator

(970) 926-1923

Traci Macnamara McCoy

Communications Manager

(970) 926-1923

Nancy Mires

Community Relations Specialist

(970) 926-1923

Photo of Annie Morris, Equestrian Center Manager

Annie Morris

Equestrian Center Manager

(970) 376-7295

David Paradysz

Public Safety Manager

(970) 926-1923

Photo of Clay Vansteel

Clay Vansteel

Community Operations Manager

(970) 766-4481