Since 2010, the Town of Frederick has had an annual property tax called a Mill Levy, which has remained at a rate of 6.555 mills. One mill is equivalent to one dollar per $1,000 dollars of assessed value. Therefore, Frederick’s applied tax rate is $6.55 for every $1,000 of assessed property value. This rate was determined based on the original tax calculation when the Taxpayer's Bill of Rights (TABOR) was established on November 4, 1992. According to TABOR, any new tax, increase in tax rate, or higher mill levy compared to the previous year must be approved by the voters in advance. This ensures that any changes in taxes directly benefiting the local government must be supported by the community.
To give you an example, the City of Dacono currently has a mill levy rate of 25.099. This may be because they received approval from voters for higher mill levy overrides or debt issuance, which are paid back through increased taxes. Among other taxing entities in Weld County, the Town of Frederick actually has one of the lowest mill levy rates.