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Common Level of Appraisal (CLA) Study Committee

Act 132 of 2016 established a CLA Study Committee  to study the use of an aggregate common level of appraisal in a merged school district to determine the statewide education tax for each municipality in that district. Here is the legislative intent:

“On or before December 15, 2016, the Committee shall submit a written report to the House Committees on Ways and Means and on Education and the Senate Committees on Finance and on Education with its findings and any recommendations for legislative action.”

The final report, as submitted to the legislative committees, is now available. We have compiled a list of information which includes past meetings, agendas, and findings. If you need additional information, please contact us directly.

Date Location Related Materials
Wednesday, Jul 20
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Statehouse, Room 10

Agenda and CLA Primer by the Tax Dept.
Meeting Minutes 7/20/2016
Current Mergers Map by Agency of Education
Washington County Schools by Tom Vickery

Thursday, Aug 18
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m
Statehouse, Room 10 Agenda
Meeting Minutes 8/18/2016
Scenarios 1-3 for Aggregate CLAs by the Tax Dept.
Harwood UHS District Lister Comparison by Tom Vickery
Wednesday, Sept 21
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Statehouse, Room 10

VSBA Survey Results from Jon Mowry
Tax Bill Example from Jon Mowry
Washington West Impact Model – Scenario 3

Tuesday, Nov 1
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Statehouse, Ethan Allen Room (door located at rear of Statehouse cafeteria) Agenda
Wednesday, Nov 9
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Statehouse, Room 10 CANCELLED
Thursday, Nov 17
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
133 State Street, Conference Room 410 Agenda
Meeting Minutes 11/17/2016
Sample Tax Bill with CLA
Friday, Dec 9
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Statehouse, Room 10 CANCELLED
Tuesday, Dec 13
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
133 State Street,
Room 227

Final Report: Aggregate CLA Legislative Study Committee of Act 132 of 2016

Helpful Information:

Act 132 (H.853) of 2016
Sample CLA Tax Bill