County Government

Apply for library tax exemption by June 2

WOODLAND — The deadline to file for an exemption from the Davis special library parcel tax is June 2. Exemptions to the special tax are granted for the following:

* Property zoned and used for agriculture and not containing a residence.

* Property that is not buildable or developable because of some reasonably permanent incapacity. This contemplates odd parcels or pieces that for historic or other reasons have not been merged into adjacent parcels, but that, because of size or other reasonably permanent disability, do not or cannot comprise a separate building site.

* Property owned and occupied by people with low income, meaning total household income is less than double the annual poverty guideline for a family of four, as published by the Department of Health and Human Services, for the year in which the proof is submitted. For 2013, that amount is $47,100.

A separate exemption must be completed for each parcel on which an exemption is requested. The special library parcel tax is earmarked for the expansion of the current facilities and services of the Davis Branch Library. For 2014-15, the tax is $99.10 for a single-family residence and $49.55 per unit for a multi-family residence.

Exemption forms are available at the Stephens Branch Library, 315 E. 14th St. in Davis; the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St.; and Yolo County Library Central Services, 226 Buckeye St. in Woodland.

For questions, call the library’s consultant, Angela Pagtalonia of SCI Consulting Group, at 707-430-4300.

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