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 (1) ASSUMES A 2019 RESIDENTIAL ASSESSMENT RATE (RAR) OF 6.11% SET BY THE STATE LEGISLATURE (2) ASSUMES A FLOATING MILL LEVY THAT GENERATES THE AMOUNT OF TAX THAT WOULD HAVE BEEN GENERATED IF THE RAR WAS FIXED AT 7.2%  ACTUAL VALUE IS DETERMINED BY THE BOULDER COUNTY ASSESSORS OFFICE EVERY ODD (REASSESSMENT) YEAR. IT IS CALCULATED BY THE ASSESSORS OFFICE AND DOES NOT NECESSARILY REFLECT THE MARKET VALUE OF THE PROPERTY.  THE GALLAGHER AMENDMENT MANDATES THE VALUE OF THE RESIDENTAL ASSESSMENT RATE (RAR). IN 2016 IT WAS 7.96%; IN 2017 IT DROPPED TO 7.2%. PROJECTED RAR FOR 2019: 6.11%.  THE RMF MILL LEVY IS MADE UP OF TWO PARTS: OPERATING LEVY 19.335 MILLS AND BOND LEVY: 1.12 MILLS  NOTE: BY LAW THE BOND MILL LEVY MAY FLOAT EACH YEAR TO GENERATE SUFFICIENT FUNDS TO SERVICE THE BOND DEBT

(1) ASSUMES A 2019 RESIDENTIAL ASSESSMENT RATE (RAR) OF 6.11% SET BY THE STATE LEGISLATURE
(2) ASSUMES A FLOATING MILL LEVY THAT GENERATES THE AMOUNT OF TAX THAT WOULD HAVE BEEN GENERATED IF THE RAR WAS FIXED AT 7.2%

ACTUAL VALUE IS DETERMINED BY THE BOULDER COUNTY ASSESSORS OFFICE EVERY ODD (REASSESSMENT) YEAR. IT IS CALCULATED BY THE ASSESSORS OFFICE AND DOES NOT NECESSARILY REFLECT THE MARKET VALUE OF THE PROPERTY.

THE GALLAGHER AMENDMENT MANDATES THE VALUE OF THE RESIDENTAL ASSESSMENT RATE (RAR). IN 2016 IT WAS 7.96%; IN 2017 IT DROPPED TO 7.2%. PROJECTED RAR FOR 2019: 6.11%.

THE RMF MILL LEVY IS MADE UP OF TWO PARTS:
OPERATING LEVY 19.335 MILLS AND BOND LEVY: 1.12 MILLS
NOTE: BY LAW THE BOND MILL LEVY MAY FLOAT EACH YEAR TO GENERATE SUFFICIENT FUNDS TO SERVICE THE BOND DEBT


De-Gallagherizing Across Colorado

De-Gallagherizing ballot issues are being presented by various districts in the state of Colorado, including:

1. Stratton Fire Protection District
2. Fairmount Fire Protection District
3. Pleasant View Metropolitan District
4. Arvada Fire Protection District
5. Indian Hills Fire Protection District
6. Evergreen Fire Protection District
7. West Metro Fire Protection District
8. North Fork Fire Protection District
9. Estes Valley Fire Protection District
10. Wellington Fire Protection District
11. Berthoud Fire Protection District
12. Front Range Fire Rescue Fire Protection District
13. Poudre Valley Fire Protection District
14. Upper Pine River Fire Protection District
15. North West Fire Protection District
16. Jefferson Como Fire Protection District
17. Platte Canyon Fire Protection District
18. Southeast Weld Fire Protection District
19. Larkspur Fire Protection District
20. Chaffee County Fire Protection District
21. Lefthand Fire Protection District
22. Rocky Mountain Fire Protection District
23. Rattlesnake Fire Protection District
24. Kiowa Fire Protection District
25. Elizabeth Fire Protection District
26. Elbert Fire Protection District
27. Frederick-Firestone Fire Protection District
28. Eaton Fire Protection District
29. Fort Lewis Mesa Fire Protection District
30. Colorado Mountain College Local College District
31. Red White and Blue Fire Protection District
32. Copper Mountain Consolidated Metropolitan District
33. Lake Dillon Fire Protection District
34. West Routt Fire Protection District
35. Steamboat Springs Area Fire Protection District
36. Montrose Fire Protection District
37. Lewis-Arriola Fire Protection District
38. Central Orchard Mesa Fire Protection District
39. Clifton Fire Protection District


We welcome questions, comments, and feedback on these important issues affecting your fire department.  Please feel free to contact Chief Mike Tombolato directly at 303-494-3735 or chief@rockyfire.org