St. Mary's Property Owners' Association

All St. Mary's, Alice and Winterland, property owners are invited to join the POA. Annual Membership Dues in the amount of $50 entitle a Member and his/her family to purchase fishing and watercraft badges, and to participate in the various activities and community projects sponsored by the POA each year. 

To join the POA and/or purchase badges, please email Payment may be made in the following ways:


- Electronically (strongly preferred). The board will issue an email invoice which may be paid with a card.

- Via mailed check: SMPOA, 271 Silver Creek Rd, Idaho Springs, CO 80452

Meetings of the Board of Directors are regularly held on the second Monday of each month, at 7:00 p.m., at the Alice Schoolhouse, located at 271 Silver Creek Road and Via Zoom Meeting. Dates may change periodically, according to director availability. To confirm the date and time of an upcoming meeting, please email

The POA newsletter is released every Spring.

To save POA printing and mailing costs, newsletters are now provided in PDF format only.

Current and past newsletters can be downloaded below.

Board Members



Lyle Ricker - President

Visitor Information, New Property Owner, Construction & Covenant Issues


Scott Holland - Vice President

Vacant - Secretary

Hans Hultgren - Treasurer

Frank Brown - Title Manager

Ben Kempsell - Communications Director

Mark Muller - Fishing Warden

Upcoming POA Meetings
POA Meeting -  
May 17th at 7pm

There is a vacant seat on the board, if you are interested in joining the board please email

POA Events

Spring Slash Week- May 23rd-29th

Memorial Day BBQ- May 30th

Pride Fest- June 18th

Dumpster Days and Neighborhood Cleanup- July 10th

St. Mary's Community Festival- August 13th

Fall Slash Week- September 18th-24th

Good Neighbor Celebration- September 24th

Trick or Treat Hayride and Halloween Party- October 30th

Friendsgiving- November 19th

POA End of Year Meeting and Holiday Party- December 4th