Metro districts build communities and pay for the amenities that people love, like parks and open space, trees, trails and paths, playgrounds, community gardens, pools. They also finance public improvements(streets and water and sewer systems, for example) that are essential for functioning neighborhoods. Find out more about how this local governmental entity works and why this funding mechanism is important to keeping the cost of housing affordable in Colorado.
Metro districts provide the amenities that people want like parks, trails, and pools and the public infrastructure like roads, sewer, and sidewalks that communities need. Learn why families choose metro districts as their community of choice.
Understand what a metro district is, how it is approved, financed, and governed.
Metro districts are a funding mechanism approved by cities and counties that allow communities to build public infrastructure like roads, sewer, sidewalks, parks, etc. Learn more about how this funding mechanism allows development to pay its own way and spread the costs of public infrastructure out over time.
Metro districts are governed by a board of directors, made up of those with a financial stake in the community – property owners, residents and developers. All are held to the same standard and legal obligations as other locally elected governments, including public record transparency and public meeting requirements.
A quick look at how metro districts are overseen and managed.
Metro districts help to keep the cost of housing low. Hear from residents about why they enjoy the amenities like parks, trails, rec centers and more that metro districts provide and appreciate the way metro districts spread the cost of roads, water, and sewer out over time to help keep the cost of homes affordable.
Metro districts play a vital role in their communities. Learn more about what Colorado’s metro districts are doing for the neighbors of their community.