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File #: 18-1507    Version: 1
Type: Bill Status: Passed
File created: 12/11/2018 In control: Safety, Housing, Education & Homelessness Committee
On agenda: 1/7/2019 Final action: 1/7/2019
Title: A bill for an ordinance amending Article XI (Refund Payments to Elderly or Disabled Persons) of Chapter 53 of the Denver Revised Municipal Code (Taxation and Miscellaneous Revenue). Amends Article XI of Chapter 53 of the Denver Revised Municipal Code (DRMC) relating to the Refund Payments to Elderly or Disabled Persons program to expand eligibility including to low-income homeowning families with children, citywide. The Committee approved filing this item at its meeting on 12-19-18.
Attachments: 1. BR18 1507 DHS EDRP Request, 2. Final Draft_Property Tax Program Changes_SAFEHOUSE_12.19.18pptx, 3. 18-1507 Filed Bill_DRMC 53-491(V212.19.pdf, 4. 18-1507 Filed Bill_DRMC 53-491(12.26.18).pdf, 5. 18-1507 Filed Bill_DRMC 53-491(12.26.18).pdf, 6. 18-1507 - signed, 7. 18-1507 Filed A bill for an ordinance amending Article XI (Refund Payments to Elderly or Disabled Persons) of Chapter 53 of the Denver Revised Municipal Code
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Date Submitted: 12-11-18

Requesting Agency: Human Services
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Name: Lauren Harvey
Email: Lauren.Harvey@denvergov.org

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A bill for an ordinance amending Article XI (Refund Payments to Elderly or Disabled Persons) of Chapter 53 of the Denver Revised Municipal Code (Taxation and Miscellaneous Revenue).
Amends Article XI of Chapter 53 of the Denver Revised Municipal Code (DRMC) relating to the Refund Payments to Elderly or Disabled Persons program to expand eligibility including to low-income homeowning families with children, citywide. The Committee approved filing this item at its meeting on 12-19-18.
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Members of City Council, staff from the Mayor's Office, and staff from administrative agencies (DHS, OED, Finance) have worked collaboratively to develop the expansion of the current tax refund program for persons with disabilities and/or older adults. The proposed changes will expand eligibility to low-income homeowning families with children, to help address the impact of increased property tax on low-income homeowners in De...

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