The base year will be for the current year, 2017 (our work in progress has rolled over to 2017), as of the time the database is turned over to the vendor. We do not plan to audit prior years, but the vendors are free to include that option in their proposals.
2016 Homesteads 153,681 of which 44,232 also had over 65 exemptions.
The district only requires identification of non-qualified homestead exemptions, but vendors are free to propose any other additional services that they feel may be beneficial to the district.
All of our homestead properties each year. It is up to each vendor whether they will propose a single year or multiple year solution. I do not know what our future year exemption counts will be, but historically they have been:
The over 65 accounts are included in the homestead accounts (i.e., for 2016, 153,681 homestead accounts of which 44,232 are ALSO over 65, NOT 153,681 homestead AND 44,232 over 65).
Currently the Chairman of the El Paso CAD Board of Directors has not determined if a presentation will be required. Typically, the allotted time is 15-20 minutes, including any Q&A. The facility is set up for PowerPoint presentations, no equipment is required.