TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN, and particularly to the electors of the Forest Lakes Metropolitan District of La Plata County, Colorado.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an election will be held on Tuesday, May 2 2023, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. At that time, three (3) directors will be elected to serve a four-year term. Eligible electors of the Forest Lakes Metro District interested in serving on the board of directors may obtain a Self-Nomination and Acceptance form from the Designated Election Office ( DEO, Jamie Echeverri) by downloading the form from the link below or by physically picking up the form at 82 Alpine Forest Drive, Bayfield, CO, (970) 884-2925.

The Office of the DOE is open on the following days: Monday – Friday from 10:00 a.m. to noon and 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. (Office will be closed Monday January 16, 2023)

The deadline to submit a Self-Nomination and Acceptance is 3:30 p.m. on February 24, 2023 (not less than 67 days before the election). Submit Self-Nomination forms via e-mail to the DOE at or drop off at 82 Alpine Forest Drive, Bayfield, CO during open hours. If the DEO determines that a Self-Nomination and Acceptance form is not sufficient, the eligible elector who submitted the form may amend the form once, at anytime, prior to 3:00 p.m. on the day of the deadline.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN, an Affidavit of Intent to be a Write-In-Candidate forms must be submitted to the office of DEO by 3:30 on Tuesday, February 20, 2023 ( the sixty-fourth day before the election).

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN, an application for an Absentee Ballot may be filed with the DEO by 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday April 25, 2023. Absentee Ballot must be received by Election Judge or DEO by 7:00 p.m. on Election day May 2, 2023 to be counted.

Call for Nominations

Self – Nomination and Acceptance Form

Application for Absentee Ballot