Local governments, authorities, and improvement districts have unique issues requiring special expertise. Seter & Vander Wall, P.C. provides comprehensive representation to these entities, ranging from contracting, employment, and public outreach to litigation.

Out representation to local governments, authorities, and improvement districts include:

  • Formation (including general improvement districts and business improvement districts)
  • Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights (TABOR) compliance
  • Taxes (collection, assessment, mill levy certification, audits)
  • Election law (debt authorizations, directors, individual elections, coordinated elections, election administration)
  • Budgets
  • Construction projects (bidding, financing, bonds, fees)
  • Meetings (compliance with Title 32 and open meetings laws, qualification of officers and directors)
  • Insurance (officer and director policies, liability policies and claims)
  • Boundary changes (inclusions and exclusions of property)
  • Contracts (employment, construction, independent contractors, consultants)
  • Employment law (policies, EEOC and Colorado Civil Rights Division claims)
  • Colorado Open Records Act (CORA) compliance
  • Litigation

We pride ourselves on the long-lasting partnerships we have built with the entities we represent, counseling them on all the legal and operational matters they face during their lifetimes.

Local Governments - SVWPC