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Emergency Telephone Charge (ETC)


Notice of Application by Jefferson County Emergency Communications Authority to Increase the 9-1- 1 Surcharge Filed with the Colorado Public Utilities Commission on 03/22/17


9-1-1 in Colorado is funded by ETC


Wireline (landline), wireless (cellular), and Static or Non-Static Voice over Intenet Protocol (VoIP) telephone service providers are required to remit an Emergency Telephone Surcharge of $0.70 per telephone number (TN) or "line" in the JCECA service area.


Example: If your household has 1 wireline or VoIP TN and 2 wireless TN's you pay $0.70 X 3 = $2.10 per month for 9-1-1 service.


Sellers of prepaid services are to collect at the point of sale (POS) and remit those collections to the Colorado Department of Revenue for distribution to the various 9-1-1 authorities in the State of Colorado via a percentage based on 9-1-1 call volume.


Information for Telephone Service Providers (TSP's)


JCECA ETC Remittance Procedure Document - click link for instructions for remitting.


JCECA Notice of Increase of ETC Effective 02/01/2015 - document contains details of the boundaries of the JCECA service area.


Jefferson County Emergency Communications Authority (JCECA)

PO Box 16184, Golden, CO 80402-6003

 303-539-9410, Fax: 303-539-9593, Email: jirvin@jceca.org

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