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Every once in a while, I open the dumpster lid to dispose of my trash, and I’m looking at a dumpster full of…..pine needles and dead twigs and pine cones and weeds. Ah, it appears that the Ranch has new people and they're trying to adjust from city living to mountain living.
Living in the city, people are trained, even threatened with fines, to keep their property cleaned up. Rake those leaves, pull those weeds, prune those…Read More
(Posted on the SFTR website in November 2000)
Let's Keep SFTR Clean
Ongoing information from the Common Area Appearance Subcommittee
by Harriet Vaugeois, subcommittee leader
Since we humans have chosen to move into the pristine area now called The Santa Fe Trail Ranch, we have necessarily and unnecessarily made some…Read More
This useful Frequently Asked Questions document (see link to PDF) was previously made available by the Las Animas County Building Department.
For contact info and many other valuable downloads including their latest building standards, applications for building permits, etc., visit their website at:Read More
A property-tax exemption is available to senior citizens, surviving spouses of senior citizens, and one hundred percent disabled veterans. For those who qualify, 50 percent of the first $200,000 in actual value of their primary residence is exempted from property taxation. The state pays the exempted portion of the property tax.
The Property Tax Exemption for seniors and one hundred percent disabled veterans is administered by the…Read More