Notice of Demand for Issuance of Duplicate Stock Certificate in Riverside Ditch and Allen Extension Company

Elizabeth C. Leon and Matthew C. Leon (“Leons”) pursuant to C.R.S. §7-42-114 to 117 have filed notice and demand with Riverside Ditch and Allen Extension Company (“Riverside”), a Colorado mutual ditch company, doing business in Chaffee County, Colorado, that (1) they are shareholders of Riverside, owning Stock Certificate No. 129 for a total of 50 Class B Riverside shares (“Stock Certificate”), and (2) a duplicate replacement certificate be issued by Riverside to Leons for the Stock Certificate.

Stock Certificate No. 129 was originally issued to Steven V. Gomez. Steven V. Gomez then conveyed the shares to Elizabeth C. Leon and Matthew C. Leon, who are the current owners of the 50 Class B shares in the Ditch Company records. The Leons never received an assigned original stock certificate.

Leons have submitted a statement of loss by means of affidavit upon oath, that: (1) the Stock Certificate has been lost, mislaid or destroyed by a previous shareholder, Steven V. Gomez, (2) additional searches by all parties and agents to find the Stock Certificate have provided futile, (3) the Stock Certificate is the property of Leons and (4) the Stock Certificate has not been transferred or hypothecated by Leons to any other party. Leons have paid to Riverside all current assessments upon the Stock Certificate. Leons have made demand upon Riverside for issuance of a duplicate and replacement of the Stock Certificate to be delivered to Leons pursuant to their shareholder ownership.

As a result of the demands by Leons, and pursuant to C.R.S. §7-42-113 through 117, Riverside will issue on November 18, 2019 following the last of five publications of this notice by at least 30 days, a duplicate replacement of the Stock Certificate in the name of Elizabeth C. Leon and Matthew C. Leon, as registered owners, with delivery of the new duplicate stock certificate to Leon as noted on the books of Riverside, unless a contrary claim is filed with Riverside prior to November 18, 2019.

Pursuant to C.R.S. §7-42-116, upon the issuance of the duplicate of the Stock Certificate, all rights under the original certificate shall immediately cease and no party may assert any claim against Riverside or any other party on account of the original Stock Certificate.

Laura Berchert


Riverside Ditch and Allen Extension Company

31715 U.S. Highway 24 North

Buena Vista, CO 81211

(719) 395-5738

First Publication: September 19, 2019

Last Publication: October 17, 2019

Published in The Chaffee County Times September 19, 26, October 3, 10, 17, 2019.

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