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50J explores bond, mill levy override question for 2019

Delta County School District #50 is exploring the possibility of a 2019 ballot question that would generate revenue through a bond or a mill levy override.

Whether the school district borrows money through a bond, or collects more property tax through a mill levy override, it would likely use the additional revenues for two primary purposes -- transportation and school security.

Crawford discusses mill levy, water/sewer increase

At the Crawford Town Council meeting June 6, the first agenda item addressed building a 60-foot pole near the water tower for TDS. Area manager Bill Long asked for approval to start construction.

Crawford voters will decide mill levy increase

With the school district cancelling its board election, the only North Fork voters who will be receiving ballots this week will be Crawford residents.

The Delta County Clerk's Office reports that 285 ballots were mailed to Crawford residents, with a single question.

Mill levy increase sought for EMS

This week, the Delta County clerk and recorder's office mailed 13,728 ballots to residents of the Delta County Ambulance District (DCAD), plus another 947 to property owners for a total of 14,675.

DCAD has been reaching out to as many voters as possible in Delta and the Surface Creek through a series of community meetings addressing the mill levy question on the ballot.

DCAD addresses mill levy

Delta County Ambulance District (DCAD) is hosting a series of community meetings to discuss the mill levy question on the November ballot. DCAD is seeking a mill levy increase of 3.50 mills, for a total of 5.750 mills.

Learn about ambulance mill levy question

Delta United Methodist Church will host a community informational meeting at 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 16, in the fellowship hall.

Ambulance, Crawford tax questions on ballot

The Town of Crawford and the Delta County Ambulance District will again ask voters to approve a mill levy increase after seeing those measures narrowly defeated in the 2016 general election.

Those two issues will be the only local questions on the November 2017 ballot.

50J approves mill levy, sees declines in assessed values

At the Dec. 6 meeting of the Delta County School District 50J board, board members voted to certify to the BoCC for the counties of Gunnison, Montrose, Delta and Mesa, $8,693,771 in net property tax requirements and an assessment of 22.656 mills necessary for the general school fund.

Last year, a little over $9 million was raised, and at its peak, the district raised almost $11 million at the same mill levy, said district financial officer Jim Ventrello. "So we're seeing a decline."

Crawford seeks support for mill levy increase

The Town of Crawford is hoping that voters will support a mill levy increase on the general election ballot.

Residents are being asked to consider a five-mill increase to their property taxes.

Mill levy discussion, budget on tonight's agenda in Crawford

At tonight's regularly-scheduled monthly work session, the Town of Crawford will discuss the proposed mill levy increase that voters will decide on in the Nov. 8 election. Delta County assessor Debbie Griffith will be on hand to answer questions and explain how the proposed 5-mill increase will affect taxes.

Crawford okays letter to residents on tax increase

At the Sept. 7 public meeting, Crawford trustees approved a letter regarding the proposed mill levy increase to be sent to all in-town property owners. A ballot question asking voters to approve a 5-mill increase to 7.240 mills will be on the ballot for the Nov. 8 general election.

Crawford will take 5-mill increase to voters

In a meeting continued from the Aug. 3 session, Crawford Town Council voted, 5-1, on Aug. 17 to place a mill levy increase on the Nov. 8 General Election ballot.

If approved, the increase will bring the mill levy back to mid-1990s levels, said Mayor Wanda Gofforth.

Crawford voters may see mill levy question

At the Aug. 3 Crawford Town Council meeting, trustees voted unanimously to continue discussion of a proposed mill levy increase to the Aug. 17 work session and possibly vote on a related ballot question to be placed on the Nov. 8 general election ballot.

In light of recent and steep declines in mineral tax revenues, the town is considering increasing the mill levy from the current 2.420 to 7.420 mills.

Crawford moving forward with mill levy increase

Crawford Town Council is considering the creation of a pamphlet to educate the public on a mill levy increase which it plans to place on the Nov. 8 general election ballot. At the July 20 work session, Mayor Wanda Gofforth noted that the town's severance tax revenues declined by $821.56 between 2014 and 2015, while mineral leasing declined from $16,348.90 to $7,807.91 or $8,576.99.

Mill levy increase on Crawford's agenda

Two topics being considered by the Crawford town council will be discussed at the June 15 work session.

Council members are considering placing a mill levy increase before voters this November.

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