Cimarron Metropolitan District

Sustainability Program Guidelines 

The Candelas Sustainable Development Program provides a comprehensive approach for sustainable community development for the benefit of present and future generations. The Program presents a balanced model to meet environmental, social, and economic needs of the community while accommodating the financial commitments and realities of the development environment. The policies, guidelines, and standards of the Program provide a wide range of activities that are reinforced by complementary sustainable design features included in the Candelas Residential Design Guidelines. Click below for more information on the Sustainable Development Program.

Homeowner Grant Application

 

Please email all applications to ltinajera@ccmcnet.com or mail to:

Candelas

9371 McIntyre Street Arvada, CO  80007

Attn:  Lee Tinajera

       

Sustainability Homeowner Grant Process
  1.  Homeowner submits an application for QRES Distribution to the District staff via e-mail.The application must include appropriate background information, fully executed contracts and/or receipts, and proof the work was completed.
  2.  District staff uploads the application into the Smartwebs portal.
    • If the property has already received a QRES rebate (to Homebuilder) or grant (to Owner), the application is immediately declined, and District staff will notify the Homeowner. [see VI.(6.3) 1]
    • If the property is eligible for a rebate or distribution, the application is made available to the Candelas Sustainability Committee (CSC) for review. 
  3.  CSC review the application in the portal. The review may be done on an ad-hoc basis in between meetings or during the next CSC meeting. A majority (quorum) of the total number of CSC members is required for action.
    • If 'Approved', the application is forwarded to the Trustee. [See VI.(6.2). (a). (ii). (A) 1
    • If 'Declined', District staff will notify the Homeowner. The Homeowner will be invited  to submit another application subject to the same process as before. [See VI.(6.2). (a). (ii)1]
    • If 'More Info Needed', District staff will notify the Homeowner, process any additional information in the portal, and notify the CSC when the revised application is available for review.
  4. Trustee reviews the recommendation from the CSC. If approved, District staff will notify the Owner.
  5. District staff will update the portal to indicate the lot is no longer eligible for a QRES Distribution

 1     Referenced section is in the Declaration of Trust for the Candelas Sustainability Trust

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