The District is funded with both property taxes and quarterly fees. A basic breakdown of the District services which are funded with the property taxes and ongoing quarterly fees is set forth below.
Property taxes (mill levy) are primarily used to pay for:
- Scheduled annual payment of bond obligations that were issued to pay for the construction of public infrastructure, including roads, water, sewer, landscaping, the community garden, and the community pool
- Administrative costs including legal, accounting, County fees, election expenses, annual compliance, and audit services related to governmental operations
- Any remaining tax revenues are then used for the services below
Quarterly fee assessments are used to pay for the operations, services and facilities of the District, including:
- Landscaping maintenance and new installation
- Utilities; water irrigation and electricity in common areas and resident trash collection
- District-owned common area irrigation systems operation and maintenance
- Facilities upkeep and staffing (Inspiration Club swimming pool), monuments, retaining walls, fences etc.
- Management services related to the provision of services
- Architectural design review and covenant enforcement services
- Resident engagement, communications and events programming
Please note, if you are a resident in the Hilltop 55+ at Inspiration portion of the community, the Hilltop Club Association is funded through a separate quarterly assessment to cover their expenses. Questions related to the assessments imposed by the Hilltop Club Association can be directed via email to [email protected].
For a detailed accounting of the District’s revenues and expenses, please see the annual budget posted on the Financials page.