Four of the five Board of Director positions are up for election on May 3, 2016. Three of the four positions are for four (4) year terms and one of the four positions is for a two (2) year term. If you are interested, self-nomination and acceptance forms are available at the District’s office. Completed and correct self-nomination and acceptance forms must be received at the District’s office no later than February 26, 2016. A person who wishes to be a write-in candidate must file an affidavit of intent with the District by February 29, 2016. Ballot content and order shall be certified with El Paso County by March 4, 2016. On May 3, 2016, the election polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. unless the election is canceled as allowed by law. Applications for and return of absent voter’s ballots may be filed with the Designated Election Official (Sandy Goad) at the Colorado Centre Metropolitan District, 4770 Horizonview Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80925, between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday-Friday until the close of business on Tuesday, May 3, 2016. A candidate must meet the following qualifications: a) be a registered voter of the State of Colorado pursuant to the “Colorado Uniform Election Code of 1992”; and b) be a resident of the District or area to be included in the District for not less than thirty (30) days; or, c) be the owner (or spouse of owner) of taxable real or personal property situated within the District’s boundary or the area to be included within the District. (A person who is obligated to pay taxes under a contract to purchase taxable property within the District shall be considered an owner of taxable property for the purpose of qualifying as an eligible elector).