Colo. Rev. Stat. § 31-2-103

Current through 2023 Legislative Session
Section 31-2-103 - Approval of incorporation election
(1) Within three days after the election, the commissioners shall file a report thereof with the court, which report shall be verified upon the oath or affirmation of each commissioner and which shall contain the following:
(a) A certification that the election was held in accordance with the law;
(b) A copy of the notice of the election, as published;
(c) The names of the judges of the election;
(d) The whole number of votes cast in the election; and
(e) The result declared on the proposal submitted as reflected by the votes cast for and against such proposal.
(2) If it appears to the court that said election was substantially regular and fair and a majority of the ballots cast at such election were for incorporation, the court shall by order adjudge said petition and election to be valid. The clerk of the court shall thereupon give notice of the result by publication in a newspaper of general circulation in the county or, if no newspaper is published in the county, by posting in five public places within the limits of the proposed city or town. In such notice he shall designate to which classification of incorporation prescribed in section 31-1-203 the city or town belongs. Three certified copies of the notice, with proper proof of its publication, together with a certified copy of all papers and record entries relating to the matter on file in the clerk of the court's office, including a legal description and a map of the area concerned, shall be filed in the office of the county clerk and recorder of each of the counties in which the territory is situate. The county clerk and recorder shall file the second certified copy of such notice with the division of local government of the department of local affairs as provided in section 24-32-109, C.R.S., and file a third certified copy of said notice in the office of the secretary of state.

C.R.S. § 31-2-103

L. 75: Entire title R&RE, p. 1010, § 1, effective July 1. L. 84: (2) amended, p. 829, § 1, effective March 22.

This section is similar to former § 31-1-105 as it existed prior to 1975.