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Counties and Municipalities

Program Contact:

 

Tamra Hooper
Department of Local Affairs
1313 Sherman Street, Room 521
Denver, CO 80203
Direct: 303-864-7734
Fax: 303-864-7759
tamra.hooper@state.co.us
 

 


Forms:

 

 


How the Funds are Distributed:

 

The Colorado Department of Local Affairs (DOLA) distributes revenue derived from energy and mineral extraction statewide. These revenues come from State Severance Tax receipts and Federal Mineral Lease non-bonus payments.
 

 

DOLA portion of
State Severance Tax
DOLA portion of
Federal Mineral Lease
50%
(of state tax receipts)
40%
(of non-bonus payments to state)
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30%
Direct Distribution
70%
Grants and Loans
50%
Direct Distribution
50%
Grants
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County Pool
Based on statewide share of the following factors:

 

  • Colorado Employee Residence Reports (CERR)
  • Mining and well permits
  • Mineral production

County Pool
Based on statewide share of the following factors:

 

  • Colorado Employee Residence Reports (CERR)
  • Federal Mineral Lease revenue generated
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Sub County Pool
County/Municipality split:

 

  • Colorado Employee Residence Reports (CERR)
  • Population
  • Road Miles

Sub County Pool
County/Municipality split:

 

  • Colorado Employee Residence Report (CERR)
  • Population
  • Road Miles
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Annual distribution of
State Severance Tax
revenues to
Counties and Municipalities
Annual distribution of
Federal Mineral Lease
revenues to
Counties and Municipalities