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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


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