Salida Lighting District - Tax Tables
The rates are only assessed on property that is within the Salida Highway Lighting District. Not all of Salida is in this district.
Currently there are 4,132 parcels that are in the lighting district. In 2000 there was 3,818 parcels out of that many ballots sent out only 23% of the property owners responded.
While over the past 7 years the Assessment Rate has gone down from $14.36 to $10.12, MID has mismanaged the accounts causing signifigant problems for the district. Maintenance costs were going up, but the assessment rates were decreasing. Average maintenance costs are $6,709.88.
The rate requested to maintain the current lighting services is $15.76 a year. That is a $5.64 increase to this annual assessment for those within the district. If a ballot procedure is held and passed the estimated yearly total for the Salida Lighting District would be $65,120.32.