Durango Hills Road Improvement District (DHRID) FAQs
DHRID is a county tax district where property owners within the district pay property taxes for the sole purpose of road maintenance and snow removal within the district.Why was the DHRID formed?
To provide an effective method for maintenance and snow removal for residents of the subdivision.What is the boundary of the DHRID?
See map.Why isn't my road maintained or plowed by the DHRID if my address falls within the district boundary?
Per county resolution 1997-21, there are two different categories of roads within the district that receive differing levels of attention.
Priority roads, marked in Blue on the map on the home page, is where maintenance funds must first be spent. If there are residual funds left
over after attending to the priority roads, secondary roads "may be" maintained at the Advisory Committee's discretion. Given the insufficient
funds currently being generated by the district's property tax to cover priority roads, little to no maintenance has been possible on secondary roads.
A committee member calls the contractor once the snow depth reaches about 6". Snow is usually removed by 7 AM or 5 PM daily.What is the speed limit on DHRID roads?
15-20 mphWho is responsible for cleaning driveway culverts within the district?
Each individual property ownerHow can I help maintain DHRID roads?
Drive at or under the speed limit. Also, engage 4WD, especially driving uphill and even when the roads are dry. The faster vehicles drive on our roads the quicker the washboard forms, especially in the switchbacks and steep grades.