Pay Consulting fees and expenses
It is the policy of the Town of De Beque that all Land Use Applications must be filed in the Office of the Town Clerk to receive formal consideration. To do so you can apply online or download the application, below, and hand it in, or pick up an application in Town Hall.
However, the town encourages land use applicants to consult informally with members of the Town Staff, including outside consultants, prior to filing applications if the applicant has questions regarding areas within Staff members' particular expertise; Provided that then potential applicant agrees to reimburse the town for all fees and expenses relating to such informal meetings.
The Town employs outside consultants for engineering, surveying, planning, and legal advice. These consultants bill the town hourly and for expenses, including but not limited to, copies, facsimile transmissions, and long distance telephone calls.
It is the Town's policy that all people wishing to hold informal meetings with members of the Town Staff acknowledge responsibility for all fees and expenses charged by outside consultants by signing the agreement below:
- I acknowledge and agree to pay the Town of DeBeque all actual costs incurred by the Town in relation to legal, engineering, surveying, planning, or other services performed by consultants to the Town as a result of such consultants' review and comment upon, or other services related to, land use proposals and/or applications proposed by me or on my behalf, regardless of whether or not such application is formally filed with the Town. Interest shall be paid at the rate of 1.5% per month on all balances not paid within thirty (30) days of the date of the statement. In the event the Town is forced to pursue collection of any amounts due and unpaid, the Town shall be entitled to collect all costs of collection in addition to the amount due and unpaid, including but not limited to reasonable attorney's fees and costs.
Town Hall: (970) 253-5475