Colorado Revised Statutes Title 32. Special Districts § 32-11-615. Methods of acquisition or improvement
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(1) Any construction work for any project or portion thereof shall be done in any one or more of the following three ways:
(a) By independent contract;
(b) By use of district owned or leased equipment and district officers, agents, and employees; or
(c) By any public body or by the federal government acquiring or improving a project or any interest therein which is authorized in this article which results in general benefits to the urban district and in special benefits to the assessable property being assessed therefor by the urban district within its boundaries and within an improvement district therein created therefor.
(2) Any project or any interest therein not involving construction work pertaining to a capital improvement may be acquired or improved pursuant to any appropriate contract, or otherwise, including, without limitation, the condemnation or other acquisition of real property. In such case nothing in subsection (1) of this section nor in sections 32-11-616 to 32-11-619 shall be applicable.
(3) Notwithstanding a project authorized in this article or any interest therein may not be owned by the urban district nor be directly acquired or improved, or acquired and improved, nor the costs thereof directly incurred by the urban district, and notwithstanding the project authorized in this article or any interest therein may be located on land, an easement or other interest therein, or other real property owned by the federal government or by a public body, the urban district has the power:
(a) To acquire or improve, or both, or to cooperate in the acquisition or improvement of, or both, the project or any interest therein with the federal government or with any public body pursuant to agreement between or among the urban district and such other bodies corporate and politic so long as the project or the interest therein acquired or improved, or both, results in general benefits to the urban district and in special benefits to the assessable property being assessed therefor by the urban district within its boundaries and within the improvement district therein created therefor;
(b) To levy special assessments on such assessable property to defray all or any part of the costs of the project or any interest therein or to defray all or any part of the urban district's share of such costs if all costs are not being defrayed by the urban district; and
(c) To issue bonds and assessment debentures and to exercise other powers granted in this article and pertaining to such acquisition or improvement, or both.
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