The Assessor's office has 87 allocated positions comprised of permanent and temporary staff, and has a 2012-2013 budget of approximately $9.9 million. Property taxes are the local public agencies’ major source of General Purpose Revenue. The Assessor’s property tax assessment rolls establish the property tax base for all local government agencies in the County, including cities, special districts, and school districts. Currently, the County collects over $518 million for these agencies. Maximum revenue is achieved only through an active, fair, and complete assessment program. The total tax roll for 2012-2013 is $50.9 billion.