There is little transparency for metro district fees that are supposed to benefit the community

The Denver Post: The idea was simple: Build a basketball court for the community to enjoy.

It turned into a back-and-forth ordeal without resolution.

Dozens of metropolitan districts across Colorado have for years collected hundreds of dollars, sometimes thousands, from homeowners who sell their houses, a fee assessed no matter how frequently a home is sold, according to a Denver Post analysis of how the districts function.

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