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State Court Of Appeals Oral Arguments


Court of Appeals Courtroom 1st Floor
2 East 14th Avenue
Denver, Colorado 80203

The hearing will also be streamed live at:

Back in August of 2017, a group of 10 TLAG members filed suit for the wrongful taking of the north Twin Lakes field.  This suit was based on the fact that the property owners within the Gunbarrel Public Improvement District (GPID), voted in 1993 to tax ourselves to raise almost TWO MILLION dollars for the explicit purpose of purchasing undeveloped lands and keep them as Open Space.  As of this writing, the County still owes almost $600,000 to the tax payers of Gunbarrel in the form of Open Space lands!

The North Twin Lakes field was the last vacant, undeveloped land in the GPID that was available for sale, but when the County purchased the lot, they decided NOT to honor their obligation to the tax payers by fulfilling their commitment and converting the land to Open Space. 

So, we find ourselves in the unfortunate position that the only remedy left to the tax payers is to file suit against the County.

In this latest hearing, each side will be given 15 minutes of oral arguments in front of three appellate judges. In our case it should be:
John Daniel Dailey
David Furman
Lino Lipinsky de Orlov

Only the lawyers for the two side speak during this hearing. After the hearing, the judges will issue a written ruling - this could take weeks or even months. 

This is a public hearing and everyone is welcome to attend (address listed above).  If you cannot attend in person, the hearing will be live streamed at the link above.  If you have any questions, feel free to write us at