The board is authorized to impose a 9-1-1 emergency service fee on service users within the district. The rate of the fee may not exceed six percent of the monthly base rate in a service year charged a service user by the principal service supplier in the participating jurisdiction.
The current rates and corresponding effective tax rate are:
Due to the fluctuation in the principal service supplier’s base rates, on August 7, 2007 the Board of Managers adopted a policy of a flat rate for the emergency service fee to avoid continual fluctuation of the fee amount. The current flat rates were adjusted and became effective November 1, 2012.
The jurisdictional boundaries for the District are all of Ector County, Texas and the incorporated city limits of Goldsmith and Odessa, Texas
The District provides the following form to assist CLEC and VoIP providers with a required monthly submission form when submitting collected fees. While many companies have agreement with tax remittance entities, this is not meant to replace their forms, but assist those who do not have a developed form in place.