Mello-Roos taxes are used to fund public services and facilities. Mello-Roos helps to maintain a high quality of life by ensuring that the community will be maintained and public improvements are constructed. For homeowners, Mello-Roos helps to protect the investment in their property by improving the district as a whole.
The City of Rocklin has eleven Mello-Roos Community Facilities Districts. In accordance with the Mello-Roos Community Facilities Act of 1982, these districts were formed following public hearings and landowner elections and approved by more than a two-thirds majority. All taxes are incurred annually. They are levied/collected at the same time as property taxes.