County Assessor Steve Schleiker to Hold Online Property Valuation Forum

October 21, 2020 – El Paso County Assessor Steve Schleiker is hosting an online forum to discuss property valuations ahead of the 2021 reappraisal year. The forum, which is geared primarily towards commercial property owners, commercial property managers, and commercial property agents, brokers and lenders is critical to helping the public understand how the COVID-19…

County Offices Will Be Closed Friday in Observance of Independence Day

July 2, 2020 – In observance of Independence Day, all El Paso County administrative, elected administrative offices, and county affiliated agencies, including El Paso County Public Health, the Pikes Peak Workforce Center, CSU extension, the Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and the El Paso County Public Trustee will be closed Friday, July 3.…

Latest Information Regarding the Senior Homestead Exemption

Senior Homestead Exemption Assessor Steve Schleiker Address the Recent Proposal to Discontinue Funding for the Program Yesterday the Joint Budget Committee (JBC) staff posted their various options for reducing State expenditures. One of the options is to suspend the Senior Homestead Exemption and possibly the Disabled Veterans Exemption programs. As many of you know, the…

Stacking the Bricks E1, Discussing SB20-049

Assessor Steve Schleiker Discusses SB 20-049 Senior Property Tax Exemption Medical Necessity Concerning the preservation of the senior property tax exemption of a senior who changes primary residences due to medical necessity. BILL SUMMARY The bill specifies that for property tax years commencing on or after January 1, 2021, a senior is deemed to…