Legislative Information - Trails
Colorado Revised Statutes
ARTICLE 11 -- RECREATIONAL TRAILS
This article was enacted in 1984 with an effective date of January 1, 1985. Prior to 1984 the substantive provisions of this article were contained in article 42 of this title.
Cross references: For the definitions applicable to this article, see § 33-10-102.
33-11-105. Recreational trails committee.
(1) There is hereby created the Colorado recreational trails committee, which shall be advisory and shall consist of nine members to be appointed by the board. Members shall be appointed for terms of four years. No member shall serve more than two consecutive terms. One member shall be appointed from each congressional district, and one member shall be appointed from the state at large. The committee shall include in its membership representation of the broad spectrum of trail users. Vacancies on the committee shall be filled for the unexpired term by the board.
(2) The committee shall meet not less than four times annually to advise the division on all matters directly or indirectly pertaining to trails and their use, extent, and location and the objectives and purposes of this article.
Source: L. 84: Entire article added, p. 890, § 2, effective January 1, 1985. L. 86: (3) added, p. 423, § 52, effective March 26. L. 89: (3) repealed, p. 1147, § 3, effective April 6. L. 95: (1) amended, p. 338, § 2, effective July 1. L. 2002: (1) amended, p. 946, § 9, effective August 7.
33-11-106. Responsibilities of committee.
(1) The committee, with the approval of the board, shall coordinate trail development among local governments and shall assist local governments in the formation of their trail plans and advise the board quarterly of its findings. In carrying out this responsibility, the committee shall review records of easements and other interests in land which are available and may be adapted for recreational trail usage, including public lands, utility easements, floodplains, railroad and other rights-of-way, geological hazard areas, gifts of land or interests therein, and steep slope areas. The committee shall advise the board in the development of uniform standards for trail construction which may be adopted by the board for statewide use and which shall be made available to participating local governments. The committee shall offer plans and methods for funding a trails system through user fees or other financing methods.
Source: L. 84: Entire article added, p. 890, § 2, effective January 1, 1985. L. 86: Entire section amended, p. 423, § 53, effective March 26. L. 89: (2) repealed, p. 1147, § 3, effective April 6.