Board of Directors
The Fountain Creek Watershed, Flood Control and Greenway District is a special district governed by a Board of Directors (“Board” or “Governing Board”) consisting of representatives from Pueblo County, El Paso County, City of Pueblo, City of Colorado Springs, City of Fountain, and others as defined by statute.
The Board generally meets on the 4th Friday of the month at 2:00PM at Fountain City Hall, but the date, time and location are subject to change. Be sure to check the calendar for changes.
For more information about the statutory authority and purpose of the Fountain Creek Watershed, Flood Control and Greenway District, see C.R.S. 32-11.5.
Bylaws of the District were adopted by the Board of Directors of the District on August 27, 2010. The Board adopted Amended Bylaws effective April 25, 2014, which superseded and replaced Bylaws approved by the Board on August 27, 2010. The provisions of the Act govern in the event of a conflict between provision of the Act and the Bylaws.
The Watershed Enterprise Activity (“WAE” or “Watershed Enterprise”) was established by resolution of the Board of Directors on January 23, 2015, pursuant to C.R.S. §§ 37-45.1-101, et seq. (may be referred to herein occasionally as “the water activity enterprise statute”), as a government water activity business wholly and solely owned by, but operated separately from, the District, with its own separate bank account, with authority to issue its own revenue bonds, but with no authority to levy any tax, and specifically established for the purpose of providing watershed, flood control and greenway services, including but not limited to, construction, operation, repair and replacement of water projects and facilities as defined in C.R.S. § 37-45.1-102(5), as well as any other water activity that is described in C.R.S. §§ 32-11.5-101, et seq. (the District’s enabling legislation), and shall have authority to perform all water activities authorized to such enterprises under the water activity enterprise statute. The District Board established the Monetary Mitigation Fund Advisory Committee (“MMF”), and bylaws amendment 1was adopted by resolution of the Board on Dec 6, 2016.
2021 Board of Directors
- Bill Banks as Executive Director – firstname.lastname@example.org
- Chairperson, Richard Skorman, City of Colorado Springs
- Vice Chair, Larry Atencio, City of Pueblo
- Secretary, Greg Lauer, City of Fountain
- Terry Hart, CAG Representative
- Chris Wiseman, Pueblo County
- Longinos Gonzalez, El Paso County
- Leroy Mauch, Lower Arkansas Valley Conservancy District
- Jeff Chostner, Landowner