Fire Dues

Pursuant to Section 13 of Act No. 79 of the Special Session of the Legislature of Alabama 1966, as amended, service charges for the Center Point Fire District shall be as hereinafter described:

 ORDINANCE FOR  SERVICE CHARGE SCHEDULE FOR THE CENTER POINT FIRE DISTRICT   

I. Unimproved Real Property

The service charge for any unimproved parcel of real property shall be based on the current Market Value as determined by the Jefferson County Tax Assessors Office for tax purposes and/or the Board of Equalization. These service charges shall be assessed as follows: 

               Current Market Value multiplied by .0006 = Total Service Charge  

            The minimum charge for unimproved Real Property shall be $25.00.

            The maximum charge for unimproved Real Property shall be $ 275.00

 

II. Single Residential Property 

The service charge for single residential property shall be based on the Current Market Value as determined by the Jefferson County Tax Assessor’s Office for tax purposes and/or the Board of Equalization.  Service charge adjustments due to contested market values will only be processed if documentation of the adjusted value is presented prior to September 1st of each year. The service charges shall be assessed as follows: 

   2017 Annual Dues

Market Value                             Dues

0-100,000                                  $225.00

100,001-150,000                     $250.00

150,001-200,000                     $270.00

200,001-250,000                     $290.00

250,001-300,000                     $310.00

300,001-Up                               $325.00

 

The minimum service charge for each single residential property shall be $225.00 per year and a water supply fee with the following exception:

 

Property owners age 65 years of age or older (prior to annual billing processed for 2014) and receiving a homestead exemption from Jefferson County shall be entitled to a discount equal to 5% of their scheduled base rate excluding a water supply fee. 

In addition, property owners receiving a homestead exemption and who are currently receiving Social Security Disability (prior to annual billing processed for 2014), shall be entitled to a 5% discount off their scheduled base rate excluding the water supply fee. A discount will be issued following a request from the property owner and verification of the Jefferson County Tax Assessors records and proof of Social Security Disability (Annual income statement or letter of disability approval from the Social Security Administration)

 

III. Multi-Residential Property 

The service charge for multi-residential property shall be assessed as follows: 

2017 Service Charge

The service charge for each multi-residential property (unit) shall be $240.00 per year in addition to one annual water supply fee.

 

IV. Commercial Property

  

The service charge for commercial property shall be based on the Current Market Value as determined by the Jefferson County Tax Assessor’s Office for tax purposes and/or the Board Of Equalization.  The service charges shall be assessed as follows: 

 

2017 Service Charge

(Unimproved Land Value multiplied by .0006) + (Improved Value multiplied by. .0035)

                                                =Total Service Charge 

The minimum service charge for improved value on commercial property shall be $300.00 and the maximum charge shall be $12,500.00 in addition to one annual water supply fee.

 

V.  Water Supply Fee 

In addition to other annual service charges, an annual water supply fee shall be assessed for hydrant fees charged by the local water works authority and for maintenance to the District’s hydrants. Annual water supply fees shall be assessed based on current fees assessed by the local water works authority and current maintenance cost. The water supply fees shall be no more than the total cost of hydrant fees charged by the local water authorities, installation fees and maintenance fees incurred by the fire district.