James C. McGrady has worked as a Special District Manager, City Manager, and Utility Director within the State of Colorado for the past 20 years.
Jim is currently the General Manager for the Triview Metropolitan District where he oversees the Administration Department, Park and Open Space Department, and Street Department along with the District’s Utility Department, consisting of Water, Wastewater, and Storm Water Services.
In addition to the Triview Metropolitan District, Jim has personally managed the following Special Districts:
- Stonegate Metropolitan District
- Forest Lakes Metropolitan District
- Chatfield South Water District
- The Dancing Willows Metropolitan District
- The South Sheridan Water and Sanitary Sewer District
- The Castle Pines North Metropolitan District
- The Cumberland Green Metropolitan District
Jim was also the City Manager for the City of Castle Pines and the Utility Director for the City of Fountain.
In addition to serving in these Executive level positions Jim has spent over 20 years working for Colorado Springs Utilities and the City of Aurora in various positions primarily focused on water resources planning, acquisition of water supply and storage, water right administration and accounting, negotiations of stipulation/settlements, environmental impact studies, business customer management and economic development, customer service process improvements, and water distribution system planning and design.
Jim is a skilled financial manager who has personally been involved with the issuance of over $190,000,000 in new Bonds, including Certificates of Participation, and the refinancing of existing debt, along with the establishment of rates and fees sufficient to support debt service obligations, operation and maintenance, and long term capital projects. Jim has also obtained and administered various loans from the Colorado Water Resources Power Development Authority and obtained and administered grants from the Energy/Mineral Impact Assistance Grant program. Jim has developed countless annual budgets and participated in numerous financial audits over his career.
Jim has a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame and a Masters of Business Administration Degree from Regis University. Additionally, Jim has a strong engineering background as a result of numerous Engineering courses taken at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and Idaho State University.