Frequently Asked Questions
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The Wright Farms Metropolitan District is a local government responsible for parks and recreation, storm sewer systems, traffic and safety systems and landscaping within the Wright Farms, Holly Crossing and Jasmine Estates subdivisions. The District was established following approval of its Service Plan by Adams County, and approval by voters within the District’s boundaries in January of 1986. The District was formed for the purpose of constructing and financing certain improvements within the District.
The District’s public improvements have been constructed and conveyed to Adams County and the City of Thornton. In 2002, the District paid off its bonds and does not have any outstanding debt. Currently, the District funds and maintains park and recreation facilities through its collection of ad valorem property taxes assessed on each property within the District. The District maintains the Holly Crossing and Wright Farms Parks, the Tennis Courts on Jasmine Street, certain wooden fencing, and certain common landscaping areas.
The Wright Farms Metropolitan District consists of the Holly Crossing, Jasmine Estates and Wright Farms neighborhoods.
The district has a hotline. 720.560.1984
The District is governed by a five-member Board of Directors. Currently the Board members are:
- James A. Ray, President
- Mike Stangoni, Treasurer
- Heidi Farfel, Secretary
The Board meets at 7:00 p.m. on the first Thursday of every month. Meetings are held virtually or at the Anything Wright Farms Library. Notices of the District’s meetings are posted on the District’s website plus at the four main entry streets into the WFMD subdivisions of Holly Crossing, Wright Farms, and Jasmine Estates. Homeowners and residents are welcome and encouraged to attend. A special time is designated during the meeting for public comment.
To serve on the Board, an individual must be an eligible elector of the District. An eligible elector is someone who is registered to vote in Colorado and either (1) resides in the District or (2) owns, or whose spouse or civil unition partner of a person who owns, taxable real or personal property in the District, or is obligated to pay taxes under a contract to purchase taxable property within the boundaries of the District. Elections are held on the first Tuesday of May in odd-numbered years. To inquire about Board vacancies or running in the election, please contact the District’s legal counsel:
The Wright Farms Metropolitan District is a governmental entity, and it is not responsible for covenant control.
Wright Farms: The Wright Farms community does not have an HOA. There are covenants, which are enforceable by you personally against your neighbor.
Holly Crossing: The Holly Crossing community has an inactive HOA.
Jasmine Estates: The Jasmine Estates community has an active HOA.
The District owns and maintains the wooden fencing along Holly Street, the North side of 123rd from Holly to Jasmine, the South side of 123rd from Holly to 120th Ave., on the East and West side of Niagara from 120th Ave. to Magnolia Way and Newport Drive, along the east side of Jasmine Estates (back of Monaco Drive). See fence map.
The District owns and/or maintains the parks and some drainage areas within the District. See the map of the District owned and/or maintained property.
Contact Adams County Code Enforcement at: 720.523.6877.
Call the hotline 720-560-1984.
Contact Adams County Code Enforcement at: 720-523-6877.
If you would like to reserve the Pavilion in either Wright Farms or Holly Crossing Parks, please call the WFMD Hotline. There is a $50.00 deposit that will be returned once the event is over and the area is clean. Contact the District’s Assistant at 720.560.1984.
You will be required to submit this application.
Click here to view the District’s Rules and Regulations.
Contact the District’s Administrator at 720.560.1984. The District’s Board will require proof of the violation and the alleged violator before it can take action.
Yes! The District offers a $1,000.00 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of anyone vandalizing, damaging or defacing WFMD property. A copy of a police report is required for the reward.
Annexation into the City of Thornton FAQs:
Substantial development in the City of Thorton did not begin until 1994. Wright Farms Metropolitan District was organized in 1985 to support the development of Wright Farms and Holly Crossing, and therefore, the City of Thornton had not yet developed around the District. As a result, being included in the City of Thornton was likely not possible in the 1980s. Additionally, the City of Thornton did not substantially start annexing property until 1996.
Through a City process called annexation, a process that could take as little as one year and up to five years.
Wright Farms Metropolitan District residents would pay the City of Thornton’s
additional mill levy but would no longer pay the North Metropolitan Fire Protection District’s mill levy. Wright Farms Metropolitan District residents would still pay Wright Farms Metropolitan District’s levy, which is used to provide the operations and maintenance of the parks, playgrounds, landscaping and Brantner Gulch Nature Trail. More information on the City of Thornton’s mill levy can be found at: https://www.thorntonco.gov/business/Pages/taxes-
If the Wright Farms Metropolitan District annexed into the City of Thornton the
residents of Wright Farms Metropolitan District would pay the City of Thornton’s “Inside City” utility rates, as opposed to the “Outside City” utility rates. For more information on these utility rates you can visit: https://www.thorntonco.gov/services/Documents/utility-
Emergency services, such as the fire department and law enforcement, would be provided by the City of Thornton.
The City of Thornton has not initiated an annexation process, nor have any property
owners within the District. The District’s Board of Directors does not have the power to seek annexation on behalf of the community.