The Metropolitan Football Stadium District (the District) is a body corporate and political subdivision of the State of Colorado established pursuant to the Metropolitan Football Stadium District Act, Article 15, Title 32 of the Colorado Revised Statutes, (Act). The District includes all or part of the seven counties in the Denver metropolitan area.  The District was created for the purpose of planning, acquiring land and constructing a professional football stadium.  The Act authorizes the District to levy and collect a sales tax on one-tenth of one percent throughout the District as of January 1, 2001 and will collect the tax for a period not to extend beyond January 1, 2012. The sales tax assists the District in financing the acquisition of land, construction of the Stadium and the payments of debt service.




The Metropolitan Football Stadium District is governed by a Board of Directors of nine members who serve without compensation.

The Board of Directors are:                                                     Audit/Capital Committee Members

Raymond T. Baker, Chairman                                                   Norm Early
Jim Harrington, Arapahoe County                                            Gene Ciancio
Joy Burns, Governor Appointee                                                Don Johnson
Gene Ciancio, Adams County                                                   Roy Palmer
Norman Early, City and County of Denver
Gabriel Fenton, Boulder County
Jack Hilbert, Douglas County
Donald Johnson, Jefferson County
Roy Palmer, Governor Appointee


Notice of Meeting

The Metropolitan Football Stadium District will hold a board meeting to review the 2016 proposed Budget.  The meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at the District offices at Sports Authority Field at Mile High, located at 1701 Bryant Street., Suite 500 (Gate 1)., Denver, CO 80204.  


2016 Meetings

  • March 16, 2016
  • June 15, 2016
  • September 21, 2016
  • November 16, 2016
*All meetings start at 11:00 am unless stated otherwise
*Please note that meeting dates and times are subject to change

June 4, 2014 – West 13th Avenue Realignment Open House

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Decatur Federal General Development Plan

The City and County of Denver Department of Planning and Development is currently undertaking the process of developing a General Development Plan (GDP) for the area immediately south of Sports Authority Field at Mile High. The area includes the Sun Valley Neighborhood and the recently completed Decatur-Federal RTD Light Rail Station.  For more information about the redevelopment project, please go to www.denvergov.org/decaturfederal.


Stadium Renovations / Upgrades

The Metropolitan Football Stadium District and the Denver Broncos recently agreed to fund approximately $30 million worth of improvements to Sports Authority Field at Mile High.

Over the last 12 years, the Denver Broncos and their partners have spent over $28 million in stadium improvements.  This latest round of improvements will include some very visible upgrades including new High Definition Video Boards and a makeover of the lower concourse.  Additionally, upgraded health/safety communications systems also are improved to provide better communication in case of an emergency.

A partial list of improvements to take place before the 2013 season is listed below:

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Metropolitan Football Stadium District

1701 Bryant St
Suite 500
Denver, CO 80204

Phone:  303-244-1002

Matt Sugar
Director of Stadium Affairs