Truth in Taxation Hearings July 14, 2020  for  Gila County and the Gila County Library District

Truth in Taxation Hearings July 14 for  Gila County, also the Library District DollarBillGraphic

In compliance with section 42-17107, Arizona Revised Statutes, Gila County is notifying its property taxpayers of Gila County’s intention to raise its primary property taxes over last year’s level. Gila County is proposing an increase in primary property taxes of $413,218 or 1.90%.
The Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, July 14, 2020,  to hear taxpayers who wish to comment on the proposed primary property tax increase.

For example, the proposed tax increase will cause Gila County’s primary property taxes on a $100,000 home to increase from $411.20 (total taxes that would be owed without the proposed tax increase) to $419.00 (total proposed taxes including the tax increase). This proposed increase is exclusive of increased primary property taxes received from new construction. The increase is also exclusive of any changes that may occur from property tax levies for voter approved bonded indebtedness or budget and tax overrides.

The public hearing will begin at 10:00 a.m. or thereafter at the Gila County Courthouse, Board of Supervisors’ Hearing Room, 1400 E. Ash Street, Globe, Arizona, and it will be simultaneously broadcast to the County Complex, Supervisors’ Conference Room, 610 E. Highway 260, Payson, Arizona. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, meeting attendance is limited so the general public is not allowed to attend in person at this time; however, all interested citizens are invited to attend and participate in the public hearing on the tax increase which is being live-streamed on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkCHWVqrI5AmJKbvYbO-k2A/live. Written comments may be submitted to the Clerk of the Board at msheppard@gilacountyaz.gov by Monday, July 13th. In the subject line, please type “Comments-Gila County Tax Increase”. Written comments may also be submitted through YouTube at any time during the hearing.

TRUTH IN TAXATION HEARING NOTICE OF TAX INCREASE: Gila County Library District 

In compliance with section 48-254, Arizona Revised Statutes, the Gila County Library District is notifying its property taxpayers of the Gila County Library District’s intention to raise its primary property taxes over last year’s level. The Gila County Library District is proposing an increase in primary property taxes of $48,208 or 3.90%. The Library District Board of Directors will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, July 14, 2020, to hear taxpayers who wish to comment on the proposed primary property tax increase.

For example, the proposed tax increase will cause Gila County Library District’s primary property taxes on a $100,000 home to increase from $23.34 (total taxes that would be owed without the proposed tax increase) to $24.25 (total proposed taxes including the tax increase). This proposed increase is exclusive of increased primary property taxes received from new construction. The increase is also exclusive of any changes that may occur from property tax levies for voter approved bonded indebtedness or budget and tax overrides.

The public hearing will begin at 10:00 a.m. or thereafter at the Gila County Courthouse, Board of Supervisors’ Hearing Room, 1400 E. Ash Street, Globe, Arizona, and it will be simultaneously broadcast to the County Complex, Supervisors’ Conference Room, 610 E. Highway 260, Payson, Arizona. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, meeting attendance is limited so the general public is not allowed to attend in person at this time; however, all interested citizens are invited to attend and participate in the public hearing on the tax increase which is being live-streamed on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkCHWVqrI5AmJKbvYbO-k2A/live.

Written comments may be submitted to the Clerk of the Board at msheppard@gilacountyaz.gov by Monday, July 13th. In the subject line, please type “Comments-Library District Tax Increase”. Written comments may also be submitted through YouTube at any time during the hearing.